Category: Reviews
[Review] Google Pixel XL

[Review] Google Pixel XL

You have seen the MANY commercials. Probably plenty of online ads. You may have even walked into a Verizon store or Best Buy and seen it in person. The Google iPhone killer. The Nexus predecessor. The Pixel XL. https://youtu.be/Rykmwn0SMWU   Let me address a few elephants in the room right away... ...

[Review] A quick look at the Tudia cases for the Oneplus 3

[Review] A quick look at the Tudia cases for the Oneplus 3

In this world, there are people who use cases for their phone and there are people who do not. I consider myself a part of the first group. I hate getting dings on my phones. Today, I am taking a look at a couple of Tudia cases: The Tudia Merge and the Tudia Arch. Tudia Arch The Arch is considered an "Ulra-Slim" ...

HTC 10 Review: This is the HTC Phone You’ve been waiting for

HTC 10 Review: This is the HTC Phone You’ve been waiting for

Ever since the release of the HTC M7, HTC hasn’t really been doing great in the smartphone department. We have all been hoping that 2016 will be the year that the Taiwanese company will rebound and gain its spot as one of the top OEMs in the market. They may just done that with the new HTC 10. The first time I had ...

[Review] Toast Wood Cover For The Nexus 6P

[Review] Toast Wood Cover For The Nexus 6P

Let me start this review by saying that I have used cases with every phone I ever owned. Why? I hate getting nicks on something I spent few hundred Dollars on. Upon getting my Nexus 6P, I ordered the Nexus "cloth" case which I replaced later with the Spigen Rugged case. The 6P is a big phone. Wrapping it in a case ...

[Review] Ring Video Doorbell

[Review] Ring Video Doorbell

The use case for a simple and smart way to monitor your front door could not be more relevant than right now. With online Holiday shopping at an all time high, you want to know when your packages arrive.   I have been using the Ring video doorbell for quite a while now. I was a skeptic at first. Why would I need ...

[Update] Ventev USB-C Cable Review

[Update] Ventev USB-C Cable Review

USB Type C cables are the future, but right now things can get a little confusing. Android smartphone users have been using the same standard micro USB cables for years. With Nokia, OnePlus, and now the 2 most recent Nexus devices from Google switching over to the USB-C, get ready to replace your old cables soon and ...

PSA: New Android Pay & Security Solution

PSA: New Android Pay & Security Solution

Has your Google Wallet app updated to the new Android Pay? Are you frustrated that there are now two different apps for Google Wallet payments and tap to pay Android Pay? I cannot offer up any help for that unfortunately. Google chose to update the old Wallet app to Android Pay just for tap to pay and create a ...

[Review] HTC One M9 (AT&T)

[Review] HTC One M9 (AT&T)

For the past week, I have been using the HTC One M9 as my main driver. I was actually forced to because I sent my beloved Nexus 6 to Motorola to get some issues with the power button fixed.  The M9 looks very similar to its predecessor in terms of aesthetics. But don't let that steer you away from upgrading. It is ...

[Review] TYLT Energi 2K Travel Charger

[Review] TYLT Energi 2K Travel Charger

Specs Rechargeable 2,200mAh internal battery AC prongs fold away for travel. Universal USB port for charging most smartphones 1 Amp circuit rapidly charges your device. Colors: Black, red, blue and green. Impressions There is no doubt that TYLT is one of my favorite phone-accessory makers. ...

Five Days with the Nexus 6

Five Days with the Nexus 6

The new Moto made Google Nexus 6 is not my first phablet. I owned the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 a while back. I enjoyed its size but eventually went back to my HTC comfort zone after months with the giant pen-toting Note 2. I don’t know if it is eye sight going at age 30 or if it’s just my needs for something new, but ...

Xperia Z3v Review: Verizon’s Take on the Xperia Z3

Xperia Z3v Review: Verizon’s Take on the Xperia Z3

It is apparent that Sony does not have the presence in the US and very little influence over the wireless carriers in the US. Apple, Samsung, HTC, and now LG have all launched their flagship models across all major US carriers with no changes made. The Sony Xperia Z2 was only available on T-Mobile in the US and ...

[Video] Nexus 6 goes against the Galaxy Note 4

[Video] Nexus 6 goes against the Galaxy Note 4

Carephone Warehouse, a UK-based phone retailer, posted a video comparing the newly released powerhouses: the Nexus 6 and Galaxy Note 4. Both devices fall into the category of 'phablet.' They are very similar in terms of components but differ in some other things that may or not be appealing to you. The video ...

Hands On: Samsung Galaxy Note Edge

Hands On: Samsung Galaxy Note Edge

During the Samsung Unpacked event in New York, we had the chance to play with the unusual, yet unique, Galaxy Note Edge. A device we can call a Note 4 hybrid. Unlike any phone out there, the Note Edge has actual "edge" coming down on the right side. Samsung says it will give its users a “new way to access ...

Review: Samsung Galaxy S5, a month later

Review: Samsung Galaxy S5, a month later

I decided to do thing differently this time around. Instead of rushing to write a review about the Galaxy S5, I decided to spend some quality time with it and report back with my thoughts. This review is basically going to showcase the pros and cons of the handset. I know most of the tech readers are busy folks. ...

LG G3 Review: LG’s best Android phone to date

LG G3 Review: LG’s best Android phone to date

I received my review unit of the Korean LG G3 about 2 weeks ago and spent quite some time with it using it as my daily driver. Following a pretty good success of the LG G2, LG wanted to make sure to keep the momentum going with the G3, and then added more. I believe that they're one of the few Android OEMs that ...

HTC One M8: Here’s to the champion

HTC One M8: Here’s to the champion

While the HTC One was taking home award after award last year (see the list here: HTC Blog), HTC was busy designing their next champion smartphone. Taking what was so popular in the 2013 HTC One, along with some things that were not as popular, HTC has released what should be the 2014 champion of smartphones. By ...

[Review] Mophie Juice Pack for the HTC One

[Review] Mophie Juice Pack for the HTC One

My HTC One is my daily driver. All the amazing features of this device have been well documented from the gorgeous metal body, amazing HD screen, dual front facing BoomSound speakers, and the amazing battery life…right? On a normal day, the HTC One will get me through the day without a problem, but there are those ...

Review: Samsung Galaxy S4, the best Galaxy device to date

Review: Samsung Galaxy S4, the best Galaxy device to date

Oh where do I start... I have had the Sprint Galaxy S4 for a about a week or so. I have used it as my secondary phone along with the Galaxy Note 2. If you haven’t noticed yet, Samsung marketing machine has been going really strong at reminding you about their upcoming flagship phone. I have seen more people with ...

Ingress: Why it’s so nerdy but I love it

Ingress: Why it’s so nerdy but I love it

This isn’t a review of Google’s augmented reality game known as Ingress. This isn’t a tips and tricks article. This is just some of the reasons I spend countless hours driving around wasting gas all hours of the night. You probably have heard of Ingress before, but you may not know what it is. Check out ...

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