Tag Archive: Killer


DJI’s Osmo Action looks like a killer GoPro alternative

GoPro isn’t the only one making action cameras.

There’s always been something uniquely appealing about action cameras, even if the image quality isn’t quite up to par with DSLRs and mirrorless cameras. Maybe it’s the compact size, or the ease of use. Or how you can mount them to just about anything and get shots that are virtually impossible with other cameras.

No matter the specific appeal, I know that after watching MrMobile’s first impressions video of DJI’s  [Read More…]

Can the OnePlus 6T keep ‘flagship killer’ status against the Honor View 20?

We test almost every new phone to give you the best insight on what to buy — and perhaps more importantly, what not to buy, and while it’s hard to go wrong with either of these phones, there are some stark differences to realize when comparing them.

Honor View 20

Affordable flagship

$ 759 at Amazon

Pros Excellent camera Faster rear fingerprint sensor Great battery life Cons Limited availability Magic UI isn’t for everyone

The  [Read More…]

Razer Panthera Review: This fight stick is an absolute killer!

If you are looking for one of the best fighting sticks available, the Razer Panthera Evo won’t let you down!

If you are an avid fighting gamer or a competitive fighting gamer, having a high-quality stick is an absolute must. Razer has brought us one of the finest fighting sticks available on the market today. It may seem like it is a bit on the pricey side but you absolutely get your money’s worth.

Razer Panthera Evo  [Read More…]

The best smartphones for a killer VR experience

If you don’t have the Vive or Oculus Rift, your phone may be the next best thing.

This post was updated on 4/6 with more great VR friendly phones for you to check out!

If you don’t feel like shelling out $ 800 for an HTC Vive or $ 600 for an Oculus Rift, then your phone can be the next best VR option. With both Samsung and Google currently leading the pack, mobile VR is  [Read More…]

Debugging a killer launcher feature: Why Google Now on third-party launchers has to jump through hoops

Google Now’s feed is a killer launcher feature with a killer requirement.

Months ago when Google announced it would be retiring the Google Now Launcher, it also announced that it was releasing code from that launcher for manufacturers to build their own version with, allowing them to put a Google Now page in their pre-loaded launcher. As expected, this code is something third-party launchers would love to play with, and it’s already been implemented by Nova Launcher  [Read More…]

The best smartphones for a killer VR experience

If you don’t have the Vive or Oculus Rift, your phone may be the next best thing.

This post was updated on 4/6 with more great VR friendly phones for you to check out!

If you don’t feel like shelling out $ 800 for an HTC Vive or $ 600 for an Oculus Rift, then your phone can be the next best VR option. With both Samsung and Google currently leading the pack, mobile VR is  [Read More…]

Honor 8 Pro review: Killer flagship

The quick take

Honor’s biggest, highest-end handset is a supersized, supercharged version of one of our favorite affordable flagships of the past year, offering a gorgeous design, speedy performance and legendary battery life for less money than you’d expect to pay.

The Good Speedy performance Slim, stylish metal chassis Epic battery life Good value at £475 price point The Bad EMUI will still be too customized for some No on-contract buying options

Honor 8 Pro  [Read More…]

Lenovo Z2 Plus review: Meet the new flagship killer

A 5-inch phone with the latest internals that retails for the equivalent of $ 300. This is the Lenovo Z2 Plus.

Quick take:

With the Z2 Plus, Lenovo is ready to stake its claim on the mid-tier segment. Featuring a compact body, high-end internals, and a great camera, the Z2 Plus gets all the basics right. By pricing it at just ₹19,999 ($ 300), Lenovo is undercutting its Chinese rivals by a significant margin. Read on  [Read More…]

Honor 5C: China’s Moto G4 killer headed to Europe and India

Honor’s latest packs impressive specs, metal construction, fingerprint security — and could be shockingly cheap.

The Honor 5C — a new budget-centric option from Huawei’s Honor brand — landed in China last month, bringing surprisingly decent hardware specs at a staggeringly low price point. The Chinese version of the phone packs Huawei’s homemade octa-core Kirin 650 chip, 2 or 3 gigabytes of RAM, a 5.2-inch 1080p display, fingerprint security and a 13-megapixel main camera, backed up by an 8-megapixel  [Read More…]

Inaugural Google Play Awards will highlight killer apps at Google I/O 2016

Google has announced that this year’s Google I/O will feature the first-ever Google Play Awards. In an effort to recognize the work of developers, Google has handpicked what it feels are some of the best apps on Google Play across a number of categories.

In all, the program features 10 categories with five nominees each. Categories include:

Standout Startup Standout Indie Best Families App Best Use of Material Design Best Use of Google Play Game Services Early  [Read More…]