Tag: hands-on

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...

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 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...

The Vuzix Blade 3000 might finally be the sleek smartglasses we’ve been waiting for

The initial problem with the smartglass argument is that it looks dorky with all the appendages visible to others – so they immediately know...

LG Stylo 3 is a midrange phablet, affordable, with stylus, no explosions

There’s still a big, Galaxy Note 7-sized hole in the market because of Samsung’s 2016 debacle, and manufacturers like Huawei, Xiaomi, ASUS have all...

Honor Magic hands-on: Impressive with AI, curved glass, and no camera bulge

It's the CES 2017 this week and everyone so concerned with the tech, mobile, and consumer electronic industries are busy. Big companies and OEMs...

Huawei Honor 6X now available in the United States and Europe

Huawei announced the Honor 6X back in October ready with 4G LTE and dual-cameras. That was for the Chinese market but it's only now...

Huawei Fit hands-on: fitness tracker in smartwatch clothing

Smartwatches are having a hard time this year. While fitness trackers remain hot, smartwatches, says IDC, are not. That is perhaps why Huawei’s latest...

LG V20 early impressions

LG has found itself in a rather attractive position with the release of the V20. With the Galaxy Note 7 now out of the...

LG V20 first look: trading hype for maturity

Dual curved edge screens. Modular components. USB-C only port. There are just some of the growing fads around smartphones these days, and almost...