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Essential Phone with Android 8.1 and mid-range price – Great value? (Review)

Essential has been hard at work righting some of the wrongs the phone launched with. Coupled with price drops is this now one of the best smartphones you can buy at the mid-range price point? Read our review to find out.

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Google releases its 2017 Android security year in review, showing Play Protect has huge impact

How Android got safer and more secure in 2017.

With a platform as massive and amazingly varied as Android, security is of utmost importance. Google works tirelessly to keep Android and Google Play a safe as possible, and in the first quarter of the year it releases an annual report on how it did — today, we get to see how Android security stood throughout 2017.

The big improvement to Android security in 2017 was the launch  [Read More…]

ShotOn review: Automatic photo stamps to show off your phone

ShotOn lets you protect your creative vision by allowing you to easily watermark your smartphones photos with custom stamps.Conversely, it’s the perfect way to show off your flagship phone’s camera.

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Arctis 3 Bluetooth review: Did these headphones change the game on gaming?

A great option for those of us who have a variety of ways of consuming music and audio, these work exceptionally well for gaming purposes. They’re not quite perfect, but the Arctis 3 Bluetooth make it easier for me to pack for traveling.

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Watch: Samsung Galaxy S9+ video review

There’s no sense in pretending the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ are completely new devices unlike anything we’ve seen before. These two are the textbook definition of an iterative update, building upon the solid foundations of the Galaxy S8 series and with important upgrades where necessary. The S9 brings a new main camera experience with adjustable apertures, telephoto zoom for the first time in a Galaxy S, a new biometric setup centered around a redesigned fingerprint scanner.  [Read More…]

MrMobile Review: The Galaxy S9 is a clever camera in a classic casing

It’s never easy to quantify the latest flagship smartphone from a company like Samsung … because no matter how disappointing or dazzling it turns out to be, the latest Galaxy will always sell like gangbusters. Part of that is thanks to Samsung’s incredible marketing machine, but for the past few years it’s also been a result of the company churning out some truly impressive smartphones. Smartphones that, in the words of Andrew Martonik over in the full  [Read More…]

Frantics Review: A slippery slope of sabotage

A game of minigames using PlayStation’s awesome PlayLink, but how fun is it?

Some of the best games are the ones you play with friends, but dive deeper into that genre and sabotage almost always rears its head in the most amazing ways. PlayLink takes your phone and turns it into an incredibly interactive controller feature for your PlayStation, and Frantics uses the ability to put four people and their phones in the same room to cause  [Read More…]

Don’t Starve: Pocket Edition review

In Don’t Starve you’re dropped into a world of dangers; use your wits and ingenuity to craft tools to help you survive – no matter what you do though, the end will always be the same.Death is inevitable. My first two days in Don’t Starve were no different; here’s about how they went: Day 1 – Morning. “Say pal, […]

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Google Clips Review: A thing that exists

This weird square might be the coolest thing Google has done in a long time.

“Okay, but what is it?” my friend asked for the third time during my description of the small teal square I was now actively fidgeting with. This was the third time during this party I’d run into this same problem. Someone will catch me setting Google Clips up somewhere in the room, shoot me a quizzical look, and when I didn’t offer  [Read More…]

Huawei Band 2 Pro Activity Tracker Review

Wearables are in a weird spot these days. Smartwatches haven’t really been a hit with the masses, resulting in manufacturers slowing down development of new ones. But fitness trackers on the other hand have been steadily moving forward. It makes sense when you think about it. Fitness trackers give the user functionality that they wouldn’t […]

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