Tag Archive: Smartphone


Let your smartphone power new worlds with the $50 Google Daydream View VR headset

Put your new S9 to work.

The Google Daydream View virtual reality headsets are down to $ 49.50 at Best Buy. This sale is one of Best Buy’s daily deals. These headsets normally sell for $ 99 at Best Buy and other retailers like B&H. We’ve never seen them drop to this price before. You can get any of the three available colors at this price.

These headsets are an upgrade from an older model also called  [Read More…]

Smartphone Displays – What’s the Difference?

AMOLED, IPS, TFT, SLCD, Super AMOLED…with all these acronyms and subtypes of Displays, it’s hard to keep them all straight. This guide will help you understand the strengths and weaknesses of each to better your understanding.

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Alcatel is the second smartphone brand to launch an Android Go phone in the US

Alcatel announced the availability of its fist Android Go phone for the US market. Alongside the 1X, the company will also launch the 3V.

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Vivo announces ‘Super HDR’ that uses AI for better smartphone pictures

The new tech has a dynamic range up to 14 EV.

Vivo’s been experimenting with a lot of cutting-edge technology this year with phones like the X20 Plus UD and Apex, and it’s shifting its focus on photography with the recent announcement of its new “Super HDR” platform.

Super HDR is supposed to be an upgrade over the current HDR shooting modes found in most smartphone cameras these days, and to do this, Vivo says it’s harnessing  [Read More…]

From the Editor’s Desk: Entertainment in the Smartphone Age

I want my phone to do everything, but that doesn’t mean I only want to use my phone.

There isn’t much your average phone can’t do these days. From communication to entertainment, research to shopping, it has never been easier for my phone to be my only computer. This week alone I have used my phone to write an article while on the exercise bike, finish Stargate Origins while waiting for my daughter to finish gymnastics practice,  [Read More…]

Smartphone glass types compared

Gorilla Glass. 2.5D. Sapphire. What does each of these terms mean and how do they apply to your smartphone? Here’s a handy reference guide to help break down the differences in the glass used for devices.

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TomTop offers this smartphone gimbal with 53% off (Promoted)

Looking for a new smartphone gimbal? Then you might like to know that TomTop is selling one with a 53% discount, for a limited time.

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Smartphone shoulder holsters: Why they work and why I wear one

“Hey, what is that thing you’re wearing? What do you carry in it?”

I’ve worn phone shoulder holsters in public on and off for over two years now, and it never fails to draw the eyes of the Texans around me. “I couldn’t help but notice your holster. What’s in there?” “For a moment, I thought you were a cop.” “That is so badass! Where did you find that?” “Is that an Open Carry holster?”

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ZTE Tempo Go vs Nokia 1 (Ultra-budget Android Go Smartphone Showdown)

A few Android Go smartphones were unleashed at MWC 2018 including the ZTE Tempo Go and Nokia 1. So which one is the better offering?

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The Janam XT100 is a rugged smartphone with barcode scanner

Janam claims to be able to offer what other rugged smartphone manufacturers haven’t with its new XT100 model which was unveiled today.

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