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Galaxy S10e review: The best Android phone for the money – and for most people

Article Contents I reviewed the Galaxy S10+, and I had a lot of positive things to say about it. Epic battery life, an outstanding display, and performance that blew away almost anything coming out of 2018 set a new bar for smartphones this year, and I still think all that’s true. But it’s a phone […]

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The Galaxy S10e is the best Android phone for the money – and for most people

Article Contents I reviewed the Galaxy S10+, and I had a lot of positive things to say about it. Epic battery life, an outstanding display, and performance that blew away almost anything coming out of 2018 set a new bar for smartphones this year, and I still think all that’s true. But it’s a phone […]

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My home never smelled nicer, but Moodo is still a luxury smart fragrance diffuser

Article Contents Just like sound and light, your environment’s scent is essential in making you feel relaxed, happy, or excited. That’s why there are entire industries built around making your home smell nice. Sprays, candles, gels, battery-powered air fresheners, aromatherapy scent diffusers, you name it, there are thousands of choices for it. But smart, or […]

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Vivo V15 Pro review: 48 megapixels makes a difference

A little over a year ago, Dongguang, China-based electronics giant Vivo debuted the Vivo Nex S, a nearly bezeless smartphone that tweaked the conventional candy bar formula in two important ways: With a front-facing camera that elevated from a flush compartment, and with a fingerprint scanner embedded beneath display glass. Neither was […]

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SanDisk A2 and 400GB microSD roundup review: Buy for storage, not apps

Article Contents There are plenty of reasons to pick up a microSD card, should your phone support one. It can be a lot cheaper to get a phone with less storage and plan to add more. Media maniacs and data hoarders can also make use of the super cheap extra space. But if you think […]

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Moshi’s combo USB-C audio & power dongle is a must-buy for charging while listening — especially in the car

Article Contents I will never change my opinion when it comes to the headphone jack: Taking it away was a terrible, consumer-unfriendly decision. Thanks to Google, Essential, OnePlus, and other OEMs, that means I have to work a bit harder to accommodate new devices into my firmly, happily tangled life, and one of the most annoying […]

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Harman Kardon Citation One review: The high-end Google Home you’ve been waiting for

Article Contents Harman Kardon is the flagship brand in the Samsung-owned audio empire also consisting also of JBL and AKG, and it has a decent reputation for making products with relative audiophile appeal. The group is no stranger to Google Assistant-equipped devices, but the Citation/Enchant range of speakers, subs, towers, and soundbars really caught our […]

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Anker PowerPort Atom PD 1 review: A must-have for anyone who plugs things in

Article Contents Odds are you didn’t buy your phone or laptop because of the charger that it came with. They’re an incidental feature compared to the gadget itself — some reviews don’t even mention them — but you definitely need one. If that dependency drives you to buy another USB Type-C PD-compliant wall-wart, Anker’s new […]

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I tried the new Urban Decay brow product that’s supposed to make your eyebrows look microbladed

Urban Decay Brow Blade Microblading Alternative Honest Review – HelloGiggles I tried the new Urban Decay brow product that’s supposed to make your eyebrows look microbladed this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines.

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Honor View20 review: Flagship performance and photography for a more palatable price

Article Contents Since Samsung unveiled the Infinity-O display, anticipation has been building for notchless phones with what’s become known as the hole-punch camera cutout. The View20, from Huawei sub-brand Honor, was unveiled in Paris today for the European market after debuting in Hong Kong at the end of 2018. From a purely aesthetic point of […]

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This TARDIS Grows Weed with Artificial Intelligence, PART 2

Editor’s Note: Richard Metzger is a connoisseur of cannabis, and recently started growing his own. He’s test-driving high-end rig good for small-scale grows from Cloudponics. This is not a sponsored post, Boing Boing is not getting anything from Cloudponics. Metzger’s just really *that* enthusiastic about weed, and so far he likes the Cloudponics setup. Here’s […]

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Review: Sony’s $350 WH-1000XM3 headphones live up to the hype

Article Contents In today’s $350 wireless, ANC-equipped over-ear headphones space, there are two primary competitors: Bose’s QuietComfort 35 II and Sony’s WH-1000XM3. Bose has long been championed as the king of the segment by many, but it seems impossible to talk about the QC35 II these days without someone butting in about how the identically-priced […]

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Philips Hue Play review: Impressive media-syncing light bars, but with room for improvement

Article Contents As well as offering simple light bulbs and accessories for your home, Philips has been pushing its Hue lights for entertainment purposes more and more. The Zigbee-toting Hue lights can now be used as accent lighting for music, film, and even gaming, which may seem gimmicky or cool, depending on your outlook. I […]

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Google Play Store is rolling out new darker colors, question cards in reviews, and testing a few more changes

Article Contents The Google Play Store has been undergoing a major redesign over the past months. We’ve seen it (slooooowly) don a whiter color in many of its pages and spotted a new UI for reviews, but several screens remained untouched. That’s changing now, as new darker accent colors are rolling out for each section, question […]

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Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless review: Top of the class

Article Contents German company Sennheiser has a sterling reputation for creating high-quality audio products, so I was understandably enthused when I learned they were making a pair of true wireless earbuds. These products have improved a great deal since they first burst onto the scene, but they still tend to lag behind wired equivalents in […]

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