Tag Archive: Promising

DAZN review: A promising preseason in the books

DAZN’s sports streaming service has handled the NFL pre-season, but is it ready for prime time?

It a special occasion when Canada gets to test drive a new app or service before our neighbors to the South — and it’s even rarer for it to be a live and on-demand sports streaming service anchored by the NFL. It’s time to enter DAZN (pronounced “Da Zone” 🙄) and get a glimpse at another compelling reason for folks to  [Read More…]

Essential Phone is facing shipping delays, but the company is promising a swift resolution

Users who bought the Essential phone are now faced with shipping delays.

The Essential Phone was announced near the end of May, with the promise the device would ship sometime in June. June and July came and went, and last week, Essential announced the phone was finally available for purchase from its own site and retail partners. However, the saga is not yet over.

Numerous Android Central forum users are reporting that they have not received shipping  [Read More…]

Nomu S30: A promising phone ruined by hardware defects (review)

In a time where we have reached a plateau in terms of innovation in the smartphone segment, companies have to resort to doing things differently in order to stand out in a sea full of choices. Nomu has built its brand around ruggedness, about getting things done in environments where no other phone can, about

Honor 8 preview: What to expect from Honor’s promising new high-ender

With a new glass-backed design, dual cameras and Huawei’s top internals, the Honor 8 looks like being a serious competitor for the likes of OnePlus.

We’re almost a year removed from the Honor 7, and that means it’s time for the Huawei-owned brand to launch a new high-end handset. A European launch event has been scheduled for Aug. 24 in Paris, but thanks to the fact that the phone’s already broken cover in China, we already  [Read More…]

Qualcomm announces Quick Charge 3.0 promising even faster charging

Need a reason not to buy Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0 chargers or any of the new flagships out like the Moto X Pure Edition? Well Qualcomm has just given you one. A really good one too.

Qualcomm just announced QC 3.0, the new standard for quick charging. Qualcomm claims that it is twice as fast as QC 1.0 and 38 percent more efficient than QC 2.0.

While Quick Charge 3.0 will be backwards compatible with 1.0 and 2.0, you will  [Read More…]

LG joins Samsung and Google by promising monthly security updates

Just like Samsung and Google, LG also plans to roll out security updates once a month directly to smartphones, in order to help prevent exploits like Stagefright from occurring again.

Pebble app hits v2.0.15 promising improved stability, connection reliability

The Pebble app on Android has had a relatively rocky start since the revamped version 2.0 was announced, but the latest update to version 2.0.15 of the app is promising to fix many common issues. Folks who have experienced intermittent Bluetooth connections, crashes, troubles pairing and issues using multiple Pebble devices should see many of their worries put to rest with the latest update.

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Video: WIMM One Android watch reviews show up; not awesome, but promising


WIMM’s attempt to make us look like detectives has kept us on the lookout since we first heard about its smart watch last August. What differentiated this smart watch was that it is meant to be a stand alone product. Competing products are inextricably tied to smartphones. Hell, the Sony Ericsson LiveView can’t even tell you the time without being connected to your phone.

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