Tag Archives: phones

Samsung ad openly mocks iPhone X download speed

Ads that try to poke fun or even diss competitors often fall under one of two types: tastefully funny or outright mockery. Samsung’s anti-iPhone ads have fluctuated between those two, sometimes even falling somewhere in between.

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Verizon ends 3G phone activations before next year’s big change

The days of 3G are nearing their end.

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Xiaomi Mi Max 3 killer mid-range specs confirmed

Smartphones are getting more powerful and more stylish but the one thing that they don’t seem to be getting better at is battery life. Having a large battery or even day-long battery life seems almost antithetical to modern high-end smartphones and their slim designs

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Vivo Nex S hidden camera exposed in “clear phone” mod

Today the backside see-through edition of the Vivo Nex S shows what’s going on inside one of the strangest phones ever made. The Vivo Nex S is a smartphone with no immediately apparent frontside camera

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Vivo NEX S durability test: its weakness will surprise you

The Vivo NEX is definitely one of the most interesting phones to come this year, but its elevating camera does raise a few questions. What does that novelty cost in terms of durability?

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Galaxy Note 9 leak: who needs notches, elevating cameras

Smartphone designs these days can be grouped into three buckets. There’s the futuristic like the Vivo NEX and OPPO Find X, the notched like the iPhone X, and “everyone else”

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Pixel 2 panorama bug still unfixed, workaround available

While many still swear by Google’s second-gen Pixels as the smartphones to beat, even their fiercest fans won’t deny how problematic they were at launch. And while the Pixel 2 XL has the lion’s share of complaints, even the smaller Pixel 2 was not without problems. One of those has remained unaddressed in the 8 months the phone has been … Continue reading

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CARROT Weather finally brings its sass to Android

Weather can change at a moment’s notice, calm and stable one minute and dangerous the next. If anything, the weather is anything but the calm and pretty visuals that most weather apps would like you to think

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5 more uses for your phone: Pages you’ve not yet turned!

The second in a line of ways and means with which you’ll be able to unlock the full use of your smartphone is here today.

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Android P name accidentally revealed and it’s nuts

Google always gives a new Android release a dessert name and a matching mascot statue to go with it.

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