The future is coming on, is coming on, is coming on… in VR.
Gorillaz have a new album dropping on April 28, and they’ve taken to Google’s nascent VR platform to promote it. Partnering with Google Spotlight Stories, the new truly weird VR music video titled Saturnz Barz is available on YouTube VR with the some very interesting antics and — as always — some sick beats.
The VR video can be broken down into two [Read More…]
Elgato makes streaming more versatile, no matter which service you prefer using.
Sharing your gameplay by streaming is pretty easy and baked into PlayStation 4 if you want to stream to Twitch. If your prefer a different service then you may have taken a look at using an Elgato to help facilitate your gaming. While the initial setup of using an Elgato can seem a bit daunting, it’s actually pretty easy to do. Just give yourself a [Read More…]
It looks like the early rumors are correct; the forthcoming Bluboo R1 will feature wireless charging as part of its feature set. First surfacing a few weeks ago, the chatter was that the upcoming device would be the first rugged handset to offer the wireless standard. Wireless charging is fast becoming one of those details […]
Huawei is big in China, and growing the West. In the past twelve months, it’s gone from being that one company that made great hardware but could never seem to get the software right, to being able to legitimately compete with more established brands in Europe.
So in 2017, the new P10 phones are tasked with building on that momentum, while also competing with what’s to come from Samsung and Apple. In our video review of the 5.1-inch Huawei [Read More…]
More camera details surface prior to the launch.
The soon-to-launch Galaxy S8 will offer ridiculously high frame rate 1000 fps slow motion video capture, according to new reports. That’s over four times the frame rate of the Galaxy S7’s 240 fps video, and even a hair more than Sony’s upcoming Xperia XZ Premium with 960 fps.
Extra frames per second mean that you can slow down video even more, with just a few seconds of actual [Read More…]
The LG G6 is upon us, bringing an extra-tall 18:9 display, a classy new metal and glass design and an impressive dual camera setup with wide-angle capabilities. We’ve been using the G6 in Barcelona for the past several days, and we’ve condensed our thoughts on the phone into seven minutes of video goodness covering every aspect of the phone. LG’s best-looking phone yet is also its most capable, with speedy software, water resistance and the promise of greater reliability.
It’s easy to forget just how much of a marvel of engineering modern smartphones are. A modern flagship like the LG G6 is the culmination of years of design engineering effort, bringing an expansive feature set and a ton of computing power into a tiny form factor.
So it’s always fun to watch gadgets like these being torn apart, and seeing how everything on the inside fits together. That’s exactly what we were able to witness at LG HQ [Read More…]
Fingerprint sensors are fast becoming a standard in Android phones, thanks largely to the native support in 6.0 Marshmallow. While many associate the tech with security for logging in or making purchases, a fingerprint reader can be used for other features, too. That is, of course, if the phone and its software are set up […]
For years, the name HTC was synonymous with solid smartphones. If you bought a high-end HTC, you knew you were getting a classy metal chassis, slick and sporty software, and better audio than any other smartphone. But the company’s reward for all that quiet consistency was a customer base that slowly evaporated as its competitors cleaned up. So last year it shook things up a little with the well-received HTC 10. And this year, everything’s different — except the [Read More…]