Hands-on

Sony Xperia Ear Open-Style Concept hands-on

There is admittedly no shortage of in-ear Bluetooth earbuds and Apple’s AirPods have only made them even more popular. But diverse as they may...

Sony Xperia XZ1, XZ1 Compact hands-on

Justly or not, it’s sometimes hard to live up to the bar set high by the likes of Samsung and Apple. Manufacturers like HTC...

LG V30 Hands-on

While there is a heavy emphasis placed these days on dual cameras and smartphone photography in general, a vast majority of them leave things...

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 hands-on

Things have gotten real. The Galaxy Note 8 is finally here and it is provoking people to ask the biggest question that will haunt...

Essential Phone review preview: Vanilla ice cream

I like vanilla ice cream. There’s nothing terribly exciting or flavorful about it, true, but it’s the ideal base for adding on whatever toppings...

HTC U11 Hands-on: squeezing every last measure available

HTC has become a rather strange smartphone maker. Where some companies like Sony have basically said they don't care anymore, HTC continues to trudge...

Huawei Watch 2 hands-on

Though a bit late, Google's release of Android Wear 2.0 opened the floodgates of new smartwatches. Not to be left behind, though perhaps not...

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ hands-on

By the end of 2015, Samsung was in a bit of a conundrum. Its financials weren't exactly reassuring, with quarter after quarter of lower...

Samsung Gear VR with Controller and Gear 360 2017 hands-on

Despite being hailed as the next major push in computing, virtual reality, at least the big and powerful VR, remains inaccessible to all but...

Lenovo Tab 4 family of tablets has something for everyone

Tablets may be transforming into more productivity-oriented mobile devices, but some do still prefer their tablets a bit simpler, more single-focused, and, more importantly,...

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 hands-on: Android tablets redeemed

Some pundits would say that Android tablets have long plateaued. Unlike their smartphone cousins that have a couple of flagship contenders year after year,...

LG G6 hands-on: FullVision with the user’s vision

LG has had a rather tough 2016. It designed the LG G5 at the height of the modular smartphone fever. Unlike the stillborn Project...