Tag Archive: Upgrade


Sony WH1000XM3 vs. Sony MDR-1000X: Should you upgrade?

We’re a virtual company made up of tech experts from across the globe. We love audio just as much as we love phones, and we test out as many headphones as we can to find the best options for you.

Sony WH1000XM3

ANC at its best

$ 348 at Amazon

Pros Unrivaled noise canceling Intuitive gesture controls USB-C charging Google Assistant-compatible Cons Bulkier than Bose QC35 Assistant replaces Ambient Sound onboard control

The WH1000XM3 puts  [Read More…]

Google Pixel 3 vs. Google Pixel: Should you upgrade?

We’re a virtual company made up of tech experts from across the globe. With years of experience testing hundreds of Android phones, we’re here to help you make an informed decision when considering an upgrade.

Google Pixel 3

The perfect upgrade

$ 799 at Google Store

Pros Compact form factor Fantastic cameras Excellent OLED display Stereo speakers Wireless charging Cons No headphone jack

If you’re still using the first-gen Pixel, the Pixel 3 is the  [Read More…]

These are the unique features that make EMUI 9.0 the best upgrade yet!

The next big upgrade is coming soon. Here’s why you’ll want to update.

Every major software update comes with its own cycle of anticipation, skepticism, and acceptance. Most solve a bunch of problems and introduce a few others.

But EMUI 9.0, which is set to be released for Huawei and Honor phones later this year, is on its way to delivering all the good stuff and none of the bad. How? Because Huawei listened to its customers  [Read More…]

Should you upgrade? Google Pixel 3 vs Pixel 2

Google has finally pulled the wraps off its latest flagship effort, the Pixel 3 series during an event in New York. But just how different are the new models compared to the old ones?

At a glance, it doesn’t appear that many things have changed, but there’s plenty more going on beneath the surface. So in this article, we take a look at what sets the new Pixel 3 family apart from the Pixel 2 and try to answer the  [Read More…]

Should you upgrade from the Pixel 2 XL to the Pixel 3 XL?

We’re a virtual company made up of tech experts from across the globe. We live and breathe Android phones, and use nearly every one to find the best phones for everyone.

Google Pixel 3 XL

Latest and greatest

$ 899 at Best Buy

Pros Large, high-quality screen. Great camera. Dual selfie cameras. Wireless charging. Cons No headphone jack. Large display notch.

Google refreshed its hardware and jumped to a 6.3-inch, 18.5:9 display — but it’s  [Read More…]

Should you upgrade your Pixel XL to the Pixel 3 XL?

We’re a virtual company made up of tech experts from across the globe. With years of experience testing hundreds of Android phones, we’re here to help you make an informed decision when considering an upgrade.

Google Pixel 3 XL

Latest and greatest

$ 899 at Google Store

Pros Stunning cameras. Fantastic OLED display. Wireless charging. Stereo speakers. Cons Sizeable notch. No headphone jack.

The Pixel 3 XL is Google’s best phone to date. With a  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs. Galaxy Note 8: Should you upgrade?

Here’s why you’ll be considering a $ 1000 phone upgrade this year.

Note users make the most of their phones. They work them hard and take all of their features to the max. That means they’re also typically willing to upgrade on a more frequent basis than someone that buys a typical Galaxy S phone or whatever other mainstream device is in the headlines.

The Galaxy Note 9 is out less than a year after the Note 8  [Read More…]

Casio WSD-F30 hands-on: MrMobile’s favorite smartwatch gets an upgrade

For my money, nobody builds a better summertime smartwatch than Casio. The company’s ProTrek series has it all: alti-barometers, rugged casings, standalone GPS, and dual-layer displays that offer incredible readability in direct sunlight. Even occasional outdoorsmen such as myself can appreciate the ProTrek F10 and F20 for the sheer boldness of their oversized designs, while those in search of more petite wearables have understandably gone elsewhere.

With the ProTrek WSD-F30, Casio seems to have gotten the memo  [Read More…]

Sennheiser IE 800 S Flagship In-Ear Headphones Review – Small Upgrade, A Lot of Dough

It’s been a couple years since we’ve looked at the best from Sennheiser with regard to in-ear headphones. The petite IE 800 were an original take on a high-end earphone, deviating from the current trend over-the-ear design and multi-driver configurations. It was surely understated, but the attention to detail is what set it apart, from the elegant, ceramic casing to the super crisp sound.

Well, it’s about that time for a successor, and Sennheiser has debuted it in the form  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Watch vs. Gear S2: Should you upgrade?

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch is powerful, but the Gear S2 holds up surprisingly well.

If you’ve got an Android phone, one of the dominant forces in the smartwatch market is Samsung. The company’s Tizen operating system and unique hardware design have allowed for some truly excellent wearables over the years, and in 2018, Samsung’s big smartwatch is the Galaxy Watch.

The Galaxy Watch has a lot going for it, but for owners of the Gear S2 from 2015,  [Read More…]