Tag Archive: Phone


Would a plastic backing on a phone be a big deal to you in 2018?

A plastic body isn’t enough reason on its own to completely write off a phone.

Remember when Russian site Mobile-Review dropped an entire Pixel 3 XL early impressions review a few weeks ago, complete with unboxing photos and camera samples? There was a ton of information to unpack in the article, but in the hardware section specifically, the writer mentioned a rough plastic backing on the phone, to accommodate for the newly added wireless charging.

Plastic isn’t  [Read More…]

Samsung may launch a Galaxy phone with four cameras on October 11

Samsung’s next Galaxy phone may feature four rear cameras.

Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 9 earlier this month, but it looks like the company isn’t done yet. The South Korean manufacturer is set to unveil its next phone at “A Galaxy Event” on October 11, with the device set to offer “more ways to express yourself than ever before.”

With recent rumors on Twitter hinting at a Galaxy phone with four rear cameras, it’s possible we’ll see  [Read More…]

TP-Link’s Smart Power Strip lets you control each outlet with your phone

Six smart plugs can’t plug into one outlet, but this power strip can.

Smart plugs are extremely useful pieces of tech that can actually change your daily habits. However, purchasing multiple plugs can be a costly task. Many of the smart plugs available even end up blocking the unused outlet above or beneath it which can be a huge hassle when you want to plug in multiple devices which sit near each other in your home. Luckily,  [Read More…]

Hands-on with Windows 10’s new ‘Your Phone’ Android SMS features

SMS sync is now available in the Your Phone app, and we’ve gone hands-on with its new features.

Last week, Microsoft rolled out a second new feature to the Your Phone app on Windows 10 that further integrates your smartphone and PC. Now, Windows Insiders can test out SMS capabilities in addition to Photos sync, allowing you to send, receive, and read SMS conversations that you’re having on your Android phone in the Your Phone app.

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Honor confirms its first 5G phone will launch in 2019

The company expects to be a top-three smartphone brand by 2022.

On Saturday, September 8, the World INS Conference was held in Beijing, China. Honor’s President Geroge Zhao was one of the speakers at the event, and during it, confirmed that Honor’s first 5G smartphone will launch at some point in 2019.

Zhao didn’t go into any detail as to when in 2019 we can expect the phone, but this is certainly a big move for a  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Review: A great phone that comes at a price

Samsung always swings for the fences with their Note line up and it should because it is quite literally its biggest phone of the year. Not every year can be a home run though. Most people have all but written off the Galaxy Note 9 as nothing more than an incremental upgrade. They would not be wrong, but even minor upgrades can have a big impact.

A little about this review

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 used in this review  [Read More…]

Stabilize your smartphone with this $6 Aukey Cell Phone Tripod

Best thing since the grain filter.

This Aukey Cell Phone Tripod Mount is down to only $ 5.99 right now over at Amazon. This thing normally sells for around $ 12, and the reviews are pretty nice too.

This tripod helps you take clearer shots and more stable video. It is compact and lightweight, but it can hold smartphones up to 5.7 inches. You can mount other cameras and things of that nature on it too, if  [Read More…]

Unreal Mobile now also delivers its cell phone services through AT&T’s network

Unreal Mobile is a new offshoot brand from popular MVNO FreedomPop that offers super cheap plans with talk, text and 4G LTE data.

So far, Unreal Mobile has given its users the option of making calls or using data via Sprint’s CDMA network. But this week, the company has announced it’s expanding and will start offering low cost, unlimited mobile and Wi-Fi services through AT&T’s GSM network.

With the new partnership in place, customers can now buy and use an  [Read More…]

A second Razer Phone is in the works

Can the Razer Phone 2 make more impact than the original?

Gaming gear go-to Razer makes top-notch gaming gear for desktop and PC, including the hot, hot, hot Razer Blade laptop line and cross-platform controllers, but their initial foray into mobile hardware was a bit rocky. The Razer Phone sported great specs for gaming and a butter-smooth 120hz screen, but the camera fell flat and that super-smooth display was a creature of the night, unable to stand up to  [Read More…]

Charge your phone easily with iOttie’s new iON Wireless Fast Charging Stand

No wires, no problem.

iOttie just released its new iON Wireless Fast Charging Stand. It is currently available from Amazon for $ 44.95, but as of press time, the stock is dwindling. You may still be able to purchase it by the time you read this, though, so definitely check it out if you’re interested.

This device, unlike some charging pads and stands, looks as good as it performs. The base is built to stay balanced and  [Read More…]