Tag Archive: uphill

Essential’s uphill battle, and its mixed message on how to fight it

You can do everything ‘right’ in launching a new phone company … and still not make it work.

Andy Rubin’s new consumer electronics brand, Essential, had a pretty well-executed launch last week. There was a little bit of hype ahead of time, but also no real leaks or expectations. So when everyone saw the Essential Phone and Essential Home, and listened to CEO Rubin talk about his plans, people felt generally positively.

But of course, we’ve seen  [Read More…]

Honor 6X will face an uphill battle in India’s competitive budget segment

Honor wants a piece of the budget market in India.

Huawei sub-brand Honor unveiled the Honor 6X late last night at CES, and the handset will make its way to India before the end of the month. The phone will go up for sale in the fiercely-contested budget segment as Huawei looks to increase its presence in the country.

The Honor 6X features a 5.5-inch Full HD display, Kirin 655 SoC with four 2.1GHz Cortex A53  [Read More…]

Sunshine Weather Forecast faces an uphill battle (Review)

Overview Sunshine is a weather app offering you the latest weather forecast for up to seven days as well as several graphs to help you plan your day. Developer: SofTechnology Price: Free (In-app purchases for extra features) Review Sunshine is a beautiful weather app that has a wonderful material design that kind of gives me