Tag Archive: Promising

Early Pixel 4a benchmarks show promising results

The Pixel 4a shows off favorably against the 3 XL and the 3a.

What you need to know Google’s Pixel 4a has been benchmarked against older Pixels, weeks before release. Predictably, the Pixel 4 handily outperforms the Pixel 4a. Just as predictably, the newer phone fares better against the Pixel 3a XL and the 3 XL.

After reviewing the Pixel 4a’s camera last week, TecnoLike Plus and XDA Developers have teamed up to benchmark the upcoming Pixel,  [Read More…]

Google is promising Sundar Pichai $240 million in performance-based stocks

He will also take home an annual salary of $ 2 million for his new position as CEO of Alphabet.

What you need to know Alphabet’s CEO is going to be $ 240 million richer in the next three years. The Google parent is promising Pichai the largest stock grant in its history. The award will be dependent on the company’s performance in the next three years.

Being the CEO of one of the biggest tech companies  [Read More…]

DAZN review: A promising preseason in the books

DAZN’s sports streaming service has handled the NFL pre-season, but is it ready for prime time?

It a special occasion when Canada gets to test drive a new app or service before our neighbors to the South — and it’s even rarer for it to be a live and on-demand sports streaming service anchored by the NFL. It’s time to enter DAZN (pronounced “Da Zone” 🙄) and get a glimpse at another compelling reason for folks to  [Read More…]

Essential Phone is facing shipping delays, but the company is promising a swift resolution

Users who bought the Essential phone are now faced with shipping delays.

The Essential Phone was announced near the end of May, with the promise the device would ship sometime in June. June and July came and went, and last week, Essential announced the phone was finally available for purchase from its own site and retail partners. However, the saga is not yet over.

Numerous Android Central forum users are reporting that they have not received shipping  [Read More…]

Honor 8 preview: What to expect from Honor’s promising new high-ender

With a new glass-backed design, dual cameras and Huawei’s top internals, the Honor 8 looks like being a serious competitor for the likes of OnePlus.

We’re almost a year removed from the Honor 7, and that means it’s time for the Huawei-owned brand to launch a new high-end handset. A European launch event has been scheduled for Aug. 24 in Paris, but thanks to the fact that the phone’s already broken cover in China, we already  [Read More…]

LG joins Samsung and Google by promising monthly security updates

Just like Samsung and Google, LG also plans to roll out security updates once a month directly to smartphones, in order to help prevent exploits like Stagefright from occurring again.

Pebble app hits v2.0.15 promising improved stability, connection reliability

The Pebble app on Android has had a relatively rocky start since the revamped version 2.0 was announced, but the latest update to version 2.0.15 of the app is promising to fix many common issues. Folks who have experienced intermittent Bluetooth connections, crashes, troubles pairing and issues using multiple Pebble devices should see many of their worries put to rest with the latest update.

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Video: WIMM One Android watch reviews show up; not awesome, but promising


WIMM’s attempt to make us look like detectives has kept us on the lookout since we first heard about its smart watch last August. What differentiated this smart watch was that it is meant to be a stand alone product. Competing products are inextricably tied to smartphones. Hell, the Sony Ericsson LiveView can’t even tell you the time without being connected to your phone.

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