Top-tier smartphones have always been a reasonably expensive purchase, but the close to $1,000 price tag of the new Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and iPhone refresh has put many consumer heads (and wallets) into a spin. They’re ultra-expensive, no doubt, but some will argue that the sheer amount of...
HDR. You may have come across this term several times, perhaps even in the course of just today. It seems it is everywhere now and everyone is talking about it. But what is HDR? It's in your TV, it's in your phone. It may even be in your camera but is that even the same?
Essential, the nascent hardware startup run by former head of Android, Andy Rubin, has been embroiled in this kind of controversy — if you can call it that — over the past couple of weeks. Essential committed the worst sin a new company can make: it released a product before it was ready.
We knew it would be expensive, but $929 for an unlocked unit is a lot. When you look at Samsung’s current lineup, you have to ask yourself if the Galaxy Note 8 is a big enough upgrade over the already-excellent Galaxy S8 Plus to justify the price. Are the dual cameras and the S Pen worth a $255...
We’ve seen a lot of smartphone features come and go over the years for a variety of reasons, so let’s take a look at a handful of smartphone features that have trended down or no longer exist in the smartphone world.
David from Android Authority takes a look at HTC's history and states that the company has a lot of work to do if it wants to make a comeback. That statement comes regardless of how well the HTC U11 performs.
Adam from PocketNow takes a look at devices like the YotaPhone and the rumored Meizu Pro 7 which are said to feature a display on the back. He claims that this could potentially be a useful piece of tech, "depending on how it's implemented."
Jacob from The Verge takes a look at what was announced during the I/O 2017 keynote, and states that the event confirmed that Google is more interested in building features into apps, versus building new features into Android.
Chris from Phandroid takes a look at the Galaxy S8's curved display to see if it's worth all the hype. However, due to the weird aspect ratio and videos that are cut off, he has decided to move back to his ZTE Axon 7.