Category: Reviews

Apple outsells Samsung in the US in Q1 2019, by a small margin

By smdadmin 0 Comment April 19, 2019

A recent Counterpoint Research paper indicated that the Galaxy S10 outsold the Galaxy S9 in the US in the first week by 16%. That same research contained a graphic (image below) that compared the performance of the Samsung phones with the main US competitor, the iPhones. It is clear from the graph, though it stops […]

Apple makes it harder to accidentally sign up for subscriptions

By smdadmin 0 Comment April 12, 2019

Seemingly in an effort to combat the ongoing problem of accidental App Store subscriptions, Apple has added an extra step to the subscription process in the App Store. Apple will now present users with a “Confirm Subscription” popup before finalizing the details. Sylvania HomeKit Light Strip This change was first noted by developer David Barnard […]

It’s not an April Fools’ joke; Samsung’s unlocked Galaxy S10+ is $180 off today

By smdadmin 0 Comment April 2, 2019

Samsung’s latest Galaxy S10+ smartphone has been well-received by tech reviewers and customers alike. Packed with 8GB of RAM, the device is equipped with a large 6.4-inch AMOLED display featuring an integrated ultrasonic fingerprint sensor hidden underneath to keep it secure from prying eyes. With an unlocked retail price of $999.99 direct from Samsung and […]

Dual-camera OPPO Reno listed on JD dot com, no 10x zoom?

By smdadmin 0 Comment April 2, 2019

GSMArena spotted the upcoming OPPO Reno listed on Chinese e-tailer website JD dot com. Two things stand out from the get-go. Beyond the confirmation that the phone’s launch is imminent (April 10 is the rumored date), we’re seeing the phone pictured with only two cameras on the back, instead of three. This is something we’ve […]

Kuo: 2019 iPhones to feature larger batteries to accommodate bilateral wireless charging

By smdadmin 0 Comment April 2, 2019

Reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is out today with a new investor note. Kuo reiterates that all three new iPhones in 2019 will add support for bilateral wireless charging, building on what he said in a separate investor note earlier this year. To accommodate two-way wireless charging, however, all three new iPhones will also get […]

Eliminate Wi-Fi dead zones in your home affordably with TP-Link’s new Deco M4 mesh system

By smdadmin 0 Comment April 2, 2019

TP-Link aims to make mesh Wi-Fi networking systems common in more households across the country, and today’s release of the Deco M4 AC1200 Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi System makes for a great start. Affordably priced at $179.99, this system utilizes a three-pack of dual-band mesh units that can help your home achieve seamless Wi-Fi coverage. […]

Huawei CEO Richard Yu on foldable phones’ future, prices, and more

By smdadmin 0 Comment April 2, 2019

After the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro event, company CEO Richard Yu sat down with members of the international media to talk about several topics concerning the new phones, as well as the company, its vision, future, and other topics. One of the things he touched upon was the foldable Huawei Mate X. Yu believes […]

AirPods 2 review: “Hey Siri”, wireless charging, more

By smdadmin 0 Comment April 2, 2019

At last, new AirPods have arrived! That’s great news for early adopters who have experienced serious battery life degradation like me. If you have a fresh pair of the original AirPods, you can probably sit this version out for now. The differences in features aren’t night and day, but there’s also never been a better […]

Pre-order the new LG G8 at Sprint and get a $150 gift card

By smdadmin 0 Comment April 2, 2019

Are you ready for the LG G8 ThinQ smartphone? Its release is right around the corner on April 11. If you’re planning to pre-order it, you can get it from Sprint for just $15 a month on a Flex Lease. The promotion includes a $150 gift card, too! The deal requires an 18-month lease with […]

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G confirmed for April 5 in Korea

By smdadmin 0 Comment April 2, 2019

If you needed more confirmation than what has been currently available about the Galaxy S10 5G, here you go! Samsung officially confirmed, via a press release, that the Galaxy S10 5G will officially debut in Korea on April 5. South Korea is one of the leading markets with commercially available 5G services, according to Samsung, […]