Tag Archive: Form


What’s your favorite form factor for cases?

Do you like thin, simple cases, folios, or something else entirely?

It’s 2018, and that means just about every high-end phone — and even some budget devices like the Moto G6 — has a glass backing these days. They’re beautiful, sure, and they allow for wireless charging, but glass is still a fragile material, and the last thing anybody wants is a shattered panel on their expensive gadgets.

The obvious solution is to put a case on  [Read More…]

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC40BT wireless noise-cancelling earbuds review: Function over form

We come by a lot of Bluetooth earbuds here at AndroidGuys, so we appreciate when manufacturers make a valiant effort to standout. This is precisely how our attention got caught in our talks with Audio Technica – renowned Japanese audio manufacturer.

The long-standing company has been keeping up with the times, and one of its latest wireless earbuds, the ATH-ANC40BT, packs quite the spec sheet.

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Amazon and Dish could form partnership to enter the U.S. wireless business

Let the big time deal discussions begin.

Dish has been linked with deals, mergers and buyouts involving AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint and others over the years, but its latest suitor could be Amazon, according to a report out of The Wall Street Journal. Dish’s Chief Executive Charlie Ergen and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos have apparently started some interesting talks about partnerships between their companies, leveraging the powers of each.

Discussions have reportedly surrounded ideas such as Amazon funding the launch  [Read More…]

Foldable ‘Galaxy X’ could debut this year — in prototype form

‘2,000-3,000’ units will be produced in 2017, Korean press reports.

While foldable phones probably won’t hit the mass market until 2019, Samsung may be prepared to unveil such a device in prototype form before the end of the year.

Korean outlet The Investor reports that Samsung has already placed orders for the components necessary for “2,000-3,000” prototype devices. The phones, reportedly part of its “Project Valley” endeavor to create a foldable handset, are referred in today’s piece  [Read More…]

Elgato Avea Flare – portable mood lighting in the form of an adorable egg

Before I start in on this charming little LED Egg, let me just say that the box it came in was absolutely infuriating. Every single component was wrapped in what can only be described as cardboard origami that was an absolute bitch to extricate it from. The egg (for I refuse to call it anything […]

Galaxy Note 7 vs iPhone 7 Plus: Function over form

Should I buy an iPhone 7 or a Note 7?

Samsung stumbled out of the gate with the Galaxy Note 7 in a way that may permanently damage the Note brand, but that doesn’t change our thoughts on the phone itself. The Note 7 represents unprecedented polish from Samsung, and a well-tuned feature set that can’t be easily replicated. It’s the best Android phone you can buy today if price isn’t a concern, which makes it  [Read More…]

Pebble Time Round: Is it the best of form and function? [Review]

The original Pebble is widely regarded as the first successful smartwatch. Funded through Kickstarter, it quickly became one of the most funded projects of all time, and to date over

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Get yourself in beach-season form with the Nike+ Fuelband SE

Everybody wants to live a happy and fulfilled life full of fun activities and good health but when you begin throwing in the stresses of work, chores, appointments and scheduling,

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Samsung Pay hits the US home front in beta form

Have you been wanting to use Samsung Pay on your brand new Galaxy Note5 or Galaxy S6 Edge+? Well you won’t have to wait too much longer. Samsung has started to roll out the beta for Samsung Pay in the US.

There are a few prerequisites that need to be met before being able to sign up for the beta. You must own a compatible device; Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy Note5, or Galaxy S6 Edge Plus. You also  [Read More…]

Moto G 2015 gets revealed yet again, this time in real form

The Moto G 2015 has been the center of quite a few leaks already, and with an official Motorola event right around the corner, its not all that surprising. We have already seen the various customization options that Motorola may offer with the phone, as well as the specs, but what we had yet to see was a fully functional model, in clear pictures.

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