Tag Archive: Side


Nuu Mobile G3 review: Sexy, with a side of substance

As we hit the middle of 2018, one of the most common words used to describe a phone is “premium”. But, what exactly does that mean, though? A few years back it was used to signal the difference between a plastic, polycarbonate phone from one that was built with a combination of glass and metal.

Replaceable batteries went the way of the dodo bird as phones closed up tightly and incorporated waterproof protection. Indeed, the high end devices of 2015  [Read More…]

OnePlus 5T review: Still a premium experience on the affordable side

It was just a few months ago that OnePlus pulled its seventh smartphone, the OnePlus 5T, out of the hat. An incremental update over the OnePlus 5, which saw the light of day only three months before, the OnePlus 5T conforms to the mid-cycle upgrade laws established by the launch of the OnePlus 3 and […]

Android experiments bring out the weird side of Google I/O

A co-operative virtual reality game, an easily trainable neural network, and multiplayer Quick Draw! — come take a peek at some of the experiments on display at Google I/O 2017.

What’s the best way to show off Google’s varying underlying technologies? Make them fun to use!

Every year at I/O, Google dedicates a portion of the show floor to experiments submitted by various developers from around the world. I managed to find some time to try a majority of  [Read More…]

LG’s cute airport robots show a lighter, more helpful side of technology

There’s more to these big companies than just phones and computers.

When we think about LG as a company, we understandably tend to focus on its phones, TVs and perhaps components — after all, we’re most excited when something like the LG G6 or a new display is announced. But LG is a massive company that does all sort of things with electronics (and beyond), like the cute and helpful airport robots the it announced at CES  [Read More…]

Join the Dark Side with these awesome AMOLED-friendly wallpapers

There are a lot of wallpapers out there. Unfortunately, most of them are bright and busy.

That can be a problem. Maybe you want a simple wallpaper for their elegance. Maybe you want a dark wallpaper that lights up less of your screen. Maybe you want a clean wallpaper so it’s easier to see what’s actually on your screen instead of being overwhelmed by the wallpaper. Maybe you just like black because it goes with everything,  [Read More…]

Google Maps shows its rainbow side with Toronto Pride Parade details

Google has announced that it will be showing its rainbow colors in support of Toronto Pride this Sunday, July 3rd.

As part of Google Maps’ support for Pride in 16 cities around the world, Toronto’s Pride Parade will highlight the route, as well as traffic information around the area, this coming Saturday. According to Google, it is a part of the company’s “mandate to bring temporal events to life and provide people with the most up-to-date, accurate, and useful information,  [Read More…]

From the Editor’s Desk: The dark side of selling an app

Use Dark Sky, or don’t use Dark Sky. But don’t tell me it’s somehow not worth $ 3 a year. The math doesn’t lie.

Here we go again. A long-awaited app finally comes to Android — and the developer has the gall to ask for $ 3 a year to use the really good parts of it. Instead of, ya know, mucking the whole thing up with ads, or charging more money a single time, or …

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Pick if you’re on Captain America’s or Ironman’s side with these 50 HD wallpapers

One of the hottest movies right now is Captain America: Civil War. If you’ve seen the movie then you know how great it is, and you also know it should be seen on the big screen. You can support your faction by selecting from one of the 50 wallpapers we’ve gathered. They’re all HD quality and

Leaked renders show off the back side of Samsung’s Galaxy S7, S7 edge

A new render has appeared of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, showing off a rather familiar design. Looking very similar to the previous generation Galaxy S6 line of devices, you have the camera centered at the top, with the flash sitting off to the right of it. On the lower portion of the phone is the branding, and aside from that there isn’t much else to see. It does appear as though the  [Read More…]

LG G5 case listing shows a fingerprint sensor on the rear, power and volume buttons on the side

According to a new accessory listing, the LG G5 may move the power and volume buttons from the back of the phone to the side of it. A case listing on Mobile Fun seems to indicate that the rear of the phone will have just a fingerprint sensor unlike the LG G4 and V10, which had all the buttons on the rear. The phone recently made an appearance locked inside a protective casing, showing off its large  [Read More…]