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Archive For December 31, 2016

A wrap-up of the year 2016 in the mobile tech world!

A wrap-up of the year 2016 in the mobile tech world!

The year 2016 has been nothing short of memorable for several reasons. This is as true for the mobile tech world as it is for any other. A lot of events happened this year: companies saw rise, companies saw falls, devices sporting revolutionary features emerged and much more. These events will lay the ground work…

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Leaked render of the LG G6 shows us a detailed 360 degree view.

Leaked render of the LG G6 shows us a detailed 360 degree view.

Samsung has a lot riding on its Galaxy S8, but there’s another company who’s next phone is very important. LG has had better years. It’s managed to keep its head above water ,despite the fact that it’s seeing some bad losses at the moment. The G5 tanked, leaving the company in a bad spot. The…

Poll Recap: Should USB-C be the only port on devices?

Poll Recap: Should USB-C be the only port on devices?

The USB Type-C port standard is becoming a trend across devices, whether it be phones, laptops, or audio and storage peripherals. Unfortunately with the rise of USB-C, older ports like USB-A and the headphone jack are becoming obsolete. This is because USB Type-C is compatible with a more variety of devices than any other standard,…

What is Thunderbolt, and what’s the difference between USB-C and Thunderbolt 3?

What is Thunderbolt, and what’s the difference between USB-C and Thunderbolt 3?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, I’m pretty sure you’ve heard about Apple’s new MacBook Pro, and how it only has four USB Type-C Thunderbolt 3 ports, but what exactly is Thunderbolt, and what does USB-C have to do with Thunderbolt 3? That’s what I’m about to explain, so take a seat and get comfortable….

Poll Recap ~ Multiple variants of phones.

Poll Recap ~ Multiple variants of phones.

A well developed trend in the smartphone market is companies releasing a phone along side a counterpart; an S, Plus, Pro, Mini, or more recently a T version of it. Sometimes it’s a size difference, sometimes a spec difference, and sometimes it’s as simple as adding a curved display. This begs the question: what do…

The Galaxy S8 will have it all… except for a 3.5mm headphone jack.

The Galaxy S8 will have it all… except for a 3.5mm headphone jack.

One thing that surprised us this year was the handful of devices that ditched the almost obligatory 3.5mm headphone jack. Something so simple, yet so essential to the smartphone experience, we couldn’t help but to sound our dislike of this trend. Regardless, we’ve seen companies like Lenovo and Apple ditch the feature; and it looks…

Tech gifts under $50 for the holiday season

Tech gifts under $50 for the holiday season

The holidays are just around the corner, and if you still don’t have a gift for those special people in your life, and you don’t want to break the bank, then look no further. Here are some hot holiday gifts to give under $50. The first device on the list is the RAVPower Qi Wireless Charging…

The Note 7 explosions wasn’t a battery issue, but an issue with the phone itself.

The Note 7 explosions wasn’t a battery issue, but an issue with the phone itself.

The cause of the Note 7 battery failures seemed like a mystery ever since the first reports started pouring in back in September. Samsung stated that they didn’t even know what the cause of the issue was, and that was as disheartening as anything can get. Well, a new tear down from Instrumental has revealed…

Fantastic Beasts: Cases of The Wizarding  World –  Review

Fantastic Beasts: Cases of The Wizarding World – Review

We’ve followed the missadventures of Harry Potter, but now it’s time to follow the Ministry of Magic. Does a detective game fit well with the wizarding world of J.K Rollings? Let’s find out. Here’s the review of Fantastic Beasts: Cases From The Wizarding World. GAMEPLAY Cases From The Wizarding World is a game developed by…

A set of leaks pop up,  showing Blackberry’s promised QWERTY phone.

A set of leaks pop up, showing Blackberry’s promised QWERTY phone.

John Chen, the CEO of Blackberry, said in an interview with Bloomberg that there was one more phone designed by the company in the works that will sport a physical keyboard. That was back in September, and now, in December, something has come up. A fresh set of leaked images has just hit the web…

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