Two months after our review of the Apple Watch Series 4 was published, we asked our readers to leave their critique of the device on its product page in our buyer's guide. Almost 30 readers participated, detailing their long-term experiences with App…
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Electrostatic speakers are a different kind of speaker than you’re used to, and they manage to avoid the clipping and distortion that you get from traditional speakers at high volumes. We had a chance to test drive the Trevolo S speaker from BenQ to see just how they are, and our own Kent Oki dug in […]
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OnePlus has gotten in the habit of releasing two phones each year with an iterative T model update that tries to perfect that year’s formula. This year we’re getting the OnePlus 6T that not only refines the notched design of the OnePlus 6 but also brings an in-display fingerprint scanner to the masses. And, as […]
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With Lenovo, LG, Sony, and JBL announcing at CES 2018 that they would launch smart displays with the Google Assistant built-in to take on Amazon’s Echo Show, it was just a matter of time before Google threw its hat into the ring with a device of its own. And sure enough, a little later than […]
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Where the affordable Nexus phones were made with tech enthusiasts in mind, the advent of the Pixel and Pixel XL in 2016 saw Google develop a handset aimed at the average consumer combining the power of stock Android with premium design and a higher price tag. In 2017 the search giant took another step forward […]
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Google has its own set of Google Home smart speakers, but they’ve also opened up Google Assistant to other speaker manufacturers to essentially craft their own unique, Assistant-powered speakers to compete with Google’s own lineup. The results have been a mixed bag, with some speakers offering excellent takes on the smart speaker market, while others […]
Come comment on this article: Polk Assist smart speaker review: Sound quality above all else
Last year we were fortunate enough to get our hands on a Wyze Cam for review and found that despite the minimal $ 20 price tag, the camera performed on par with much more expensive options. Since then, WyzeCam has updated the initial camera device to version 2 and they have released a version that can […]
Come comment on this article: Wyze Cam Pan review: a great, inexpensive camera now on the move
Most high-end smartwatches have a heart rate sensor. Many double as fitness trackers and some even focus on health over notifications, but they can’t act on their own in an emergency. If you find yourself having a cardiac event such as a heart attack, the Heart Watch will proactively step in. Unlike the heart rate […]
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Wear OS hasn’t been taking the world by storm lately. The tech world has all but abandoned it and the fashion brands that adopted the software haven’t pushed the needle forward. Things have been stagnant for over a year. Notwithstanding Google’s lack of effort to improve Wear OS, some truly innovative and fresh hardware could really […]
Come comment on this article: TicWatch Pro review: Layered displays make it a battery champ
Anker recently released the Soundcore Flare, a portable Bluetooth speaker with a built-in LED lighting system. It’s very clearly designed for being a social speaker, since the lighting reacts to music to liven things up a bit, but it’s also ruggedized and water resistant so you don’t have to worry about any spills or drops […]
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OnePlus has never shied away from taking on the giants of the mobile industry dating all the way back to the original OnePlus One device, which offered killer hardware and specs at a fraction of the price of your typical flagship smartphone. That philosophy has changed a bit over the years (and we’ve certainly complained […]
Come comment on this article: OnePlus 6 review, one month in: Still a flagship killer?
Home security cameras have come a long way in the last several years, seamlessly allowing homeowners, businesses, etc. to watch live streams of living rooms, warehouses, offices and more from anywhere in the world, right on their smartphones. A comprehensive setup used to cost hundreds of dollars, but Momentum offers a pair of their new […]
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Carrying around headphones can be a pain, especially if you aren’t using totally wireless earbuds that come with a case. Zagg thought this was a problem worth addressing, so they crafted the Cocoon headphone charging case under the iFrogz brand to make it just a bit easier to keep up with your headphones throughout the […]
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I still remember that day, more than four years ago, when OnePlus came out of nowhere with its promise "to spare no expense" to bring us "the perfect smartphone." Ever since then, the OnePlus handsets have consistently punched above their weight agai…
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Anker’s a very popular brand for charging accessories, and if you’ve had a smartphone for more than a few years you’ve most likely used some of their stuff. We get to review some of their products on here every once in awhile, and more often than not we find them to be great devices with […]
Come comment on this article: Anker PowerWave 7.5 Qi wireless charging pad review
B&O is a name that typically evokes an image of premium audio gear. Of course, those high-end materials and typically solid sound quality almost always come with a steep price, even if the device is part of the more consumer-friendly B&O Play…
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The Galaxy S9 has been out for a few weeks, and if you’ve already purchased one you’re probably in the market for a wireless charging pad to go with it. To make that a little easier for you, we got our hands on Anker’s new PowerWave wireless charging stand for a review. The PowerWave 7.5 […]
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If you’re intricately familiar with Anker’s plethora of products, you’ve probably seen some of their sub-brands that cover specific kinds of gadgets. Their smart home brand is Eufy, for example, and that brand is responsible for the latest version of the SoundCore Mini Bluetooth speaker. The second iteration of the fun-sized speaker shoots for better […]
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You’ve probably never heard of Nuu, and that’s okay; they’re a smaller smartphone company looking to make a name in a crowded market with aggressively priced phones that still compete with some of the bigger fish. The Nuu G3 is a $ 200 option from the company that wants to bring sleek design to the budget […]
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Companies have been testing the waters of truly wireless headphones for a few years, but recently, especially after the launch of Apple’s AirPods, it seems like everyone’s cranking out significantly improved models that no longer have to sacrifice sound quality just to completely ditch the wire. Anker’s offering, the ZOLO branded Liberty+ headphones, offer up […]
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Android Wear (now Wear OS) smartwatches have been all but abandoned by the big tech companies. Motorola, LG, Samsung and Asus, for example, have stopped manufacturing new models. Samsung continues to launch new and more powerful smartwatches, but they run exclusively on their proprietary Tizen OS instead of Wear OS. The fashion industry, mainly within […]
Come comment on this article: Skagen Falster smartwatch review: Modern, comfortable and perfect for many
With more and more new devices supporting wireless chargers, you’ve probably looked at a few to get in on the trend. But like any other gadget for your smartphone, there’s a ton of to pick from. You’ve got a few different styles and brands, like flat charging pads, stands, and things from brands like RAVPower. […]
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I’ve always tried to incorporate exercise into my life. It’s among the most surefire ways to stay healthy. Hitting the gym can be a hassle, however, as I sometimes workout early in the morning or late at night. Careers and life have a bad habit of monopolizing time, so I usually just workout at home. […]
Come comment on this article: Gorilla Workout App review: Get a comprehensive workout anytime, anywhere without equipment
It became pretty clear last year that YouTube has a content problem. Last spring, companies like AT&T and Verizon pulled ads because they were found to be appearing alongside extremist videos. And it was hit with another round of ad-pulling later…
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BESTEK makes several different kinds of surge protectors and power strip accessories, which is great if you’re looking for something a little less traditional than can either fit somewhere strange, or just look cooler than a boring old plastic strip. This time we’re reviewing the vertical cubed power strip, which aims to be a compact […]
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Didn’t get a new phone for the holidays? Still trying to decide what to go with? Why not check out Kent’s in-depth video review of the Galaxy Note 8 to help you make a decision? You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. You’ll question how you feel about shopping lists. Check it out below. Come comment on this […]
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A solid pair of headphones can dramatically improve your media experience on your smartphone, whether you’re an avid music listener, movie buff, or hardcore gamer. And with more and more phones ditching the headphone jack, more users are opting for wireless headphones. That’s where the Damson Headspace noise canceling cans come in. They’re a high-quality […]
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ZTE’s new Axon M isn’t the first attempt at a dual-screen folding smartphone. That honor goes to the Kyocera Echo from 2011, a doomed Sprint exclusive. Back then, the required tech to pull off such a unique form factor didn’t quite exist and being chained to Sprint was a fatal mistake. The phone was a […]
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Android TV has certainly had a weird life. It was pretty hyped up after initially being announced, and Google even tried to create a reference box with the Nexus Player. And, to be fair, it’s still getting updated and being supported, but I don’t think you can still buy them outside of places like eBay. […]
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Xiaomi has always been nearly universally praised for their smartphone hardware and pricing, but also pretty commonly panned for how difficult they are to buy if you aren’t in China. We’ve been hearing several rumors that the company is eventually planning on branching out into different countries, but here we are with the Mi Mix […]
Come comment on this article: Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 review: A top notch phone, if you can buy one
If you’re a productivity-focused person, you’re probably well aware of how important good lighting is for your workflow. If you have a desk where you do most of your work, you could definitely just get a boring old desk lamp and set it up for some boring old lighting, but why not upgrade that part […]
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With each generation, the Apple Watch's purpose has seemed to shift. The first one demonstrated what Apple thought a wearable should be, and the second tried to be the perfect workout companion. When it came time to build the Series 3, though, Apple…
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Smart home devices are all the rage, and more companies are trying to automate the everyday things we have to do. You can set a schedule for when your lights turn on and off, check on your laundry while you’re away from home, and even see who’s ringing your doorbell without getting up, but what about […]
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Every year, Samsung likes to spice up their Galaxy S family with a ruggedized version of their current flagship. It offers the best of Samsung’s hardware, all of their software features, but with a tough-to-break frame and serious water and dust proofing. This year, we got the Galaxy S8 Active. This one’s tricky, though; Samsung […]
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The Nokia 6 is the first Nokia phone we’ve seen in several years. It also marks the first smartphone that’s technically from HMD Global, who has taken the reigns for producing Nokia devices. Most importantly, the Nokia 6 is the first in a new line of Android-powered devices from the historic company, who finally ditched Windows as […]
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The ASUS ROG Zephyrus is an entirely new breed of gaming notebook. It packs in the most powerful laptop graphics hardware on the market, NVIDIA's GTX 1080, in a frame that's almost half the size of similar machines. Mostly, that's due to being one of…
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With stunning on-screen graphics, stats, and performance metrics, the Spartan Sport Wrist HR is a great training watch, even if it does come up a little short concerning its nearly non-existent notification ability.
Over the last couple of years, a massive number of consumers around the world have shifted their buying preferences for phones. It’s no longer guaranteed that the biggest and most expensive phones should be the only ones considered. That change in philosophy can be credited in large part to the Moto G line, which was […]
Come comment on this article: Moto G5 Plus review: Back to being the best mid-range phone
All that glitters is not gold – or quartz. ZTE’s Quartz may not be the most glamorous smartwatch, but it offers basic Android Wear functionality at a fraction of the cost.
The Fitbit Alta HR isn’t the end-all be-all of fitness trackers, but its heart-rate monitor and sleep tracking make it a great fit for casual athletes.
LG’s Watch Sport may have been the first Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch, but the Huawei Watch 2 Sport is the one to buy. Here’s our full review.
Part activity tracker and part smartwatch, the Huawei Fit’s standout feature is its heart rate monitor, which maintains a careful eye on your heart health on a daily basis. Does this make it worth wearing?
Whoop is a unique wearable that constantly records your heart rate to determine what kind of shape you are in. That gives it features few can match, but it’s not much fun to wear.
There are a lot of great headphones on the market, but many of them are wired. Wireless audio is, without a doubt, the way the future is going as far as listening to audio goes. But, many of the wireless options that offer a level of quality right now are quite expensive; however, IFROGZ has a […]
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Tired of convoluted and invasive backup camera systems, a team of ex-Apple engineers developed RearVision, an entirely wireless backup camera with an integrated solar panel for keeping it charged.
Garmin’s Vivofit 3 is a return to simpler fitness band days, with a few substantial upgrades.
Not meant for serious homebrewers, the PicoBrew Pico simplifies the process of making beer but still requires patience and effort.
Lenovo’s Phab 2 Pro falls short of delivering on Tango’s promise. Find out how in our full review.
Not everyone wants to wear a touchscreen smartwatch, or a sporty fitness band, but does want the benefits both bring. The Q Crewmaster may be the answer, as it combines the best features found in both, and matches them with a cool, traditional watch body.