Tag: Features

Huawei in 2019: Full steam ahead

Huawei has big plans for 2019. The company wants to significantly increase sales and overtake Samsung to become the largest smartphone maker in the world. Before we dive deep into whether that could happen, and other projections for the year to come, let’s take a step back and talk about Huawei’s most memorable moments of […]

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Class of 2018: Five best Android phones that weren’t released in the U.S.

A lot of great Android phones were announced in 2018, but not all of them made it to the U.S. While flagships models from Samsung, LG, and Sony are all available stateside, U.S. consumers missed out on a number of impressive phones from brands like Huawei, Xiaomi, and Oppo. Before we take a look at […]

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The best Android apps for Chromebooks you can install right now

Although Google set out to create a lightweight, web-based operating system with Chrome OS, you can’t deny that running Android apps on a Chromebook is an exciting selling point. Unfortunately, not every app works as intended on Google’s browser-based platform. After all, support for Google Play and Android apps is still a work in progress. […]

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LG in 2019: No more excuses

It felt like LG had a fairly anonymous 2018, as companies like Huawei, Samsung, and Xiaomi dominated the mobile world instead. However, the company certainly had its fair share of headlines this year. The manufacturer started the year by saying it wouldn’t adhere to a yearly smartphone release cycle, generating plenty of murmurs in the process. […]

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NAIAS 2019: Infiniti QX Inspiration Concept Hints at the Dangers of an Electrified Future

Embracing the marque’s Japanese heritage, Infiniti today revealed the QX Inspiration concept SUV. The concept, a midsize crossover, looks towards an electrified future for the brand. Further, it introduces a new styling language that’s sure to influence future vehicles. Sadly, the 11:40 a.m. press conference and reveal came and went […]

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Why Bradley Whitford Embraced the Riskiness of ‘Valley of the Boom’ (Exclusive)

Bradley Whitford is taking a digital leap of faith. On Valley of the Boom, NatGeo goes outside the box once again, this time unfurling the fascinating tale of the Internet’s formative years in the 1990s pre-Google, pre-Facebook and pre-YouTube. Like Mars, this six-hour limited series — from House of Lies creator Matthew Carnahan — supports the scripted drama […]

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Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro vs Pocophone F1: Which is better value?

Xiaomi has spent much of 2018 waging war on the smartphone industry’s elite on multiple fronts. From entry-level bargains to multi-camera mid-rangers to high-concept, experimental flagships, Xiaomi’s product family is stacked full of options for almost every type of buyer. Editor’s Pick These are the best Xiaomi phones Xiaomi has a lot of fantastic phones, […]

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Mobile innovation: Things will get worse before they get better

After a couple of flat years, the mobile industry is abuzz, flush with innovation. 5G will arrive in 2019 to transform the way we consume data, while flexible, foldable smartphones will reshape the way we interact with technology — or so various manufacturers and industry pundits would have us believe. Our industry needs some optimism to relieve […]

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