I reviewed the TYLT VU Wireless Charging Car Mount in March and I’ll admit I was pretty hard on it. I wanted it to be magical and it wasn’t. The convenience of having wireless charging in the car was not enough to get excited about when my Nexus ... Read More »
Finding a decent Bluetooth speaker is pretty easy these days. Walk into Best Buy, Target or any large retailer and you’re presented with dozens of options that range from $15 to $300. The problem is that most Bluetooth speakers, even the good ones, don’t offer a fully immersive audio experience due to the left and right channels ... Read More »
Before we start, you should know that I don’t have much of a fondness for expensive speakers. In my experience, expensive speakers are either mediocre and are priced based on name, or are awful and are priced based on features and gimmicks that I would consider useless. Hence my strong dislike for the original Jambox.
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The Soundfreaq Sound Kick was my first ever Bluetooth speaker. It started my obsession with Bluetooth audio, and I don’t use the word obsession lightly. I love Bluetooth speakers and it’s all attributed to the Sound Kick. So when I heard that the successor to the speaker was being released, I got very excited.
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LG has gone from an unskilled company clumsily creating poor smartphones to a company that now creates some of the best devices on the market. The change was quite recent, really taking off with 2014′s LG G3, which marked the start of a new era for the company; an era focused ... Read More »
In the past few years, the point-and-shoot camera market has taken a big hit. The drop in sales is due almost entirely to consumers replacing dedicated cameras with their smartphones. With a camera always in pocket, it becomes much easier to snap every moment, removing the need to carry around another camera. With more consumers ... Read More »
Bluetooth speakers today are a dime a dozen, and submersible speakers are no different. Remember all of those waterproof speakers shown off in the Sharper Image and in-plane catalogs? But like with speakers in general, finding a good submersible speaker isn’t easy. So how does the NYNE Aqua, a submersible speaker that isn’t exactly cheap, ... Read More »
Performance is a key part of smartphones, and flagships are expected to deliver peak performance. To keep up, manufacturers continue to use more and more powerful chipsets to match the demanding hardware and software of modern devices. The LG G4 is LG’s flagship for 2015 and it’s got big shoes to fill, with last year’s G3 ... Read More »
When it comes to Android phones, software has always been a hit or miss game. Some devices ship with software experiences that are polished, refined and honed to near perfection. Others can come with software that leaves us shocked that anyone approved it. With flagships, the software becomes as important as the hardware, as customers expect ... Read More »
For a flagship phone, a lot rides on its design and hardware. When someone sees it or holds it for the first time, they make a snap judgement of the device. Every thought about the phone after that is colored by that initial impression, so it’s important that it delivers a quality build. With the ... Read More »