Tag Archive: Made


LG G6, one month on: A great phone, and the best LG has ever made

LG is back on the right track with the G6.

The Spring smartphone launch season is under way, and LG made a calculated decision to get out ahead of most phones with a late-February announcement of the G6. Coming in less than a year after the all-but-failed G5 and just a few months beyond the niche market V20, the G6 is what will be advertised as the phone from LG hoping to create a halo for its  [Read More…]

OnePlus 3T colette edition arrives in all black, only 250 made for €479

It’s the same phone you know, now in dramatically limited quantity.

We’re all familiar with stock shortages when it comes to OnePlus phones, but this new collaboration is seriously exclusive. OnePlus has partnered with world-renowed boutique colette to create a special OnePlus 3T colette edition, which is matte black and with 128GB storage and a subtle “colette” engraving on the back.

The phones will also come with OnePlus Bullets headphones, a $ 20 set that are a  [Read More…]

Tag Heuer and Intel made a super expensive Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch

As was anticipated, iconic Swiss watch maker Tag Heuer unveiled its first Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch in partnership with Intel. If you have money to spend then you’re probably going to love Tag Heuer’s new Connected Modular 45 intelligent timepiece which comes with a 1.39-inch AMOLED touchscreen display. The wrist bound wearable rocks a titanium […]

Sony’s four new phones are beautifully made, terribly named

Sony unveils four more phones — can you keep track of its lineup anymore?

Sony has a phone problem. It keeps announcing replacements for phones that no one bought, or couldn’t buy, or refused to buy because they lack a fingerprint sensor.

At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week, Sony has added four new phones to its ecosystem, all with names that are sure to confound its eventual owners and detractors alike. One only, the Xperia  [Read More…]

Alcatel could’ve made a decent mid-tier phone, instead we got an LED back

Moto has their Moto Mods. Alcatel has the A5 and LEDs.

Have you ever wished you could see what notification just came into your phone, but it was face down on the table? First off, shame on you for putting your phone face down. But also, maybe, just maybe, the LED back option for the Alcatel A5 is for you. But probably not.

Let’s start with the phone itself. The A5 is Alcatel’s new mid-range phone, replacing  [Read More…]

Balance, simplicity and a tall screen: How the LG G6 was made

Over a year of development and testing went into the most substantial update to the G series since its inception.

With the amazing amount of coverage and information out there surrounding every smartphone launch today, everyone is quick to over-analyze and jump to conclusions about every minute aspect of a device. It has always been the purpose of our reviews to give context to all of the parts of a smartphone and how they all influence one  [Read More…]

Google just made tethering dead simple on Pixel and Nexus devices

Instant Tethering is coming to save your tablet’s internet.

Google has just turned on a feature called Instant Tethering, allowing Nexus and Pixel phones and tablets to share internet connections automatically, as long as they are connected to the same Google profile.

Announced on the company’s support forum, the feature is a part of the new Google Play Services (so it may not be available for everyone just yet) and can be accessed through the Settings  [Read More…]

News Republic app update adds “Made for Samsung” features for Galaxy devices

If you ever owned a HTC device you are probably familiar with the News Republic app, which is the official partner of HTC BlinkFeed. The app’s mission is to offer access to full articles from thousands of news sources in different languages, to users who are always on the go. Well this week the company

CES 2017 Day Two: New laptops, new phones, and old ideas made new

Update all the laptops

Thinner, faster, lighter, stronger.

With new 7th-generation Core chips from Intel landing in the months before CES, it was time for a seemingly every PC manufacturer to update their lineup. In the cards for everybody: thinner, lighter, marginally faster, longer-lasting batteries, Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C, and a notable decrease in bezels.

Samsung’s updated Notebook 9 is the new lightest 13-inch laptop Samsung finally makes gaming laptops: this is the Notebook Odyssey ASUS  [Read More…]

The story behind UMi Z: A flagship made for the best user experience in hand

2016 has been a remarkable year in UMi’s history: during this year, we dedicated all our hearts and efforts to develop the global markets, and create products that make our users happy all around the world. Starting with the UMi Touch, the first user-defined smartphone from the company, we have been responding actively to the