Tag Archive: ugly


T-Mobile and Sprint Merger FAQ: The good, the bad, and the ugly

This move affects millions of customers and we have a lot of questions.

It appears that T-Mobile and Sprint will become one company under the T-Mobile name if regulators approve the pending merger. We heard rumors of this happening renewed recently, and T-Mobile CEO John Legere and Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure held a joint Sunday press call to announce their intent. You can find our take on all the news right here.

It’s going to be a  [Read More…]

The Harman Kardon Allure is an ugly smart speaker with Alexa

Do you like the idea of having a smart speaker around the house, but you’d like one that could actually deliver premium audio? Then you might want to skip the Amazon Echo in favor of the newly launched Harman Kardon Allure. The new smart speaker comes with Harman’s 360-degree soon, as well as a built-in […]

The FCC’s plan to end net neutrality is here, and the fight is going to get ugly

America’s telecom regulator has made public its intention to roll back net neutrality laws. Here’s what you need to know.

This week, the FCC, America’s telecom regulator, announced its intention to bring about the end of net neutrality in an official sense, removing the Title II classification that has been bestowed upon the Internet and its service providers since the decision was made in 2015 to do so.

In a speech, Ajit Pai, a former FCC Commissioner under Chairman  [Read More…]

OPPO promises 5x optical zoom without an ugly camera bump

OPPO’s latest camera tech brings 5x optical zoom with no loss in quality.

OPPO isn’t launching a new phone at Mobile World Congress, but the Chinese manufacturer is showing off its latest camera tech at the conference. The company is debuting 5x Dual Camera Zoom, an interesting take on the dual camera module designed to deliver 5x optical zoom without the need for a bulky module.

The culmination of a year-long development effort, OPPO’s sensor features  [Read More…]

U.S. passes E-Label Act to free your gadgets from ugly labels

President Obama has signed the E-Label Act into law on Wednesday, which will allow electronics manufacturers to add labels for products using software rather than having to print the labels on hardware. Essentially, with the law, phones and tablets can be made with cleaner designs as labels and stickers will no longer be needed and the information could instead be found within the phone’s software. Android phones today ship with labels detailing the serial number and  [Read More…]

Rugged (and ugly) Kyocera Brigadier tipped for Verizon release

Verizon always seems to have a wide range of phones available for customers of all types, and that means having at least one good rugged and waterproof phone on the roster. The latest rumored to be coming to the carrier is the Kyocera Brigadier, a device that looks like its ready for whatever you throw at it. Kyocera is good at making these kinds of devices, and we wouldn’t expect anything less than a phone that  [Read More…]