Tag Archive: Video


Video: LG V30 initial review

LG has frequently struggled to compete against local rival Samsung. Even the genuinely good LG G6, released earlier this year, struggled to move the needle when pitted against the Galaxy S8.

But now there’s the LG V30, a new flagship phone for late 2017 that serves as a successor to last year’s (very different) LG V20. But you’ll find no removable battery, chunky bezels or bulky metal unibody here. In fact, the V20 is as much a successor to  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be getting 4K video recording at 60fps too

One of the many features that got fans excited about the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X is that they are the first smartphones to enable 4K video recording at 60fps. But as these words barely escaped our mouths, it became apparent that Apple’s new phones will no longer be alone in offering […]

Huawei Mate 10 lock screen video shows pretty colors, 2:1 aspect ratio

Extra-tall Huawei flagship will focus on ‘smart colors’ on its lock screen.

We’re still just over a month away from the official launch of the Huawei Mate 10, but the company is continuing to trickle out details of the upcoming flagship. Today we’ve got an early look at the Mate 10’s lock screen in the form of the video below, which is intended to show the new ‘smart color selection’ feature for text on the lock screen. In essence,  [Read More…]

Kids favorite ‘If You Give A Mouse A Cookie’ coming to Amazon Prime Video

Amazon Originals brings an old classic and some new favorites to Prime Video this fall.

If you have kids, there’s a pretty good chance you’ve read “If You Give A Mouse a Cookie.” And the classic tale is coming to Amazon Prime Video as an Amazon Kids Original on Nov. 7.

That’s the headliner of Amazon’s fall lineup. We’ll also see “Wishenpoof” land Sept. 26, and “Sigmund and the Sea Monsters” hit on Oct. 13. “The Stinky and  [Read More…]

Watch our Galaxy Note 8 video review!

The Galaxy Note 8 is a big phone, and that means it deserves big attention. Like when you read our complete review, and then want to see even more of the phone. That’s where you turn to our complete video review, which you can see right here!

There’s something about seeing a phone actually being used, with some perspective of what it’s like in real life, that adds to the experience of learning about it. That’s exactly what our  [Read More…]

LG V30 arrives with impressive audio and video features

After months of leaks and teasers, the LG V30 is finally official. It’s the first smartphone from the V-series to come without a secondary ticker display which has been replaced by a more elegant floating bar software solution. Visually, the LG V30 looks quite stunning. It features the same edge-to-edge FullVision display with 18:9 aspect […]

Using a VPN will reportedly bypass Verizon’s video throttling

NordVPN claims using a VPN will bypass Verizon’s harsh video throttling.

Verizon recently announced it would begin throttling video streams for customers on its unlimited plans. When Verizon’s network detects a stream is coming from a video streaming service such as YouTube or Netflix, the download speeds to the device will be throttled to 10Mbps, forcing the video stream down to a resolution of 480p or 720p, depending on the plan.

There may be a remedy for  [Read More…]

Watch our Android 8.0 Oreo video review!

There are big updates, and there are not-so-big updates. Over the years, some Android versions have brought massive technical and visual changes, while others have tightened up the screws and added polish without shaking things up too much.

The new release of for 2017 and beyond — Android 8.0 Oreo — fits somewhere in between those two extremes. Android is pretty stable at this point, so broad, sweeping changes are less necessary with every new version.

As a result,  [Read More…]

Verizon muddles its unlimited plan, will begin throttling all video

Video throttling is back for all Verizon subscribers, and it seems here to stay.

Back in February, Verizon rolled out a decent new unlimited plan, saying that mobile videos would be presented at the quality the services offered them at. Today, alongside the announcement of new unlimited plans, it has gone back on that, saying that video will indeed be throttled to 720p for most customers, and in some cases to 480p, starting August 23. Some users started noticing  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 concept video shows off razor-thin bezels

The Mi Mix 2 will be a true bezel-less phone.

The Galaxy S8 and LG G6 took the idea of bezel-less displays mainstream, but it was Xiaomi’s Mi Mix that kicked things off last year. It looks like the Chinese manufacturer is aiming for an even more ambitious design for its successor, if a new video shared by the phone’s designer Philippe Starck is any indication.

The video shows off a virtually bezel-less front panel, with just the bottom  [Read More…]