Tag: Reviews

Review: Nimble’s batteries and wireless chargers offer eco-friendly designs with low specs at high prices

Article Contents Mophie is well-known for both the quality of its products and the hefty price tag attached to them, so we were interested when we heard that a handful of ex-Mophie employees had splintered off to start a new, eco-mindful power accessory company called Nimble. With consumer cost-cutting recyclable packaging and a focus on […]

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Owl Car Cam review: An expensive LTE-powered dashcam with quite a few flaws

Article Contents 99% of dashcams on the market follow the same formula: a suction/clip-in mount on the top, microSD storage, and power drawn from your car’s cigarette lighter. The Owl Car Cam, however, completely bucks that trend; it mounts differently, stores clips differently, and is powered differently. It’s been out since late March, though Android […]

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Master & Dynamic MW07 review: Exceptional sounding true wireless earbuds, but probably too pricey for most

Article Contents As the 3.5mm headphone jack slowly descends into the freezing cold waters of the past, our audio options for most high-end Android phones are limited to three. We can use and subsequently lose the adapter, get some USB-C headphones, or we can ditch the wires altogether. Bluetooth earbuds inelegantly attached to one another […]

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Here’s a first look at Pixel USB-C earbuds that come bundled with the Pixel 3

After ditching the 3.5mm headphone jack with the Pixel 2, Google wants us to use wired headphones once again with the new Pixel 3. With the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, the company bundles its new Pixel USB-C earbuds. Just like the Google Pixel Buds, the Pixel USB-C earbuds integrate Google Assistant into […]

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Sensibo Sky review: A pricey but near-perfect smart controller for your air conditioner (Update: Discount coupon)

Article Contents If you live in a house with no central climate control, or if you’re making an expansion to your house and it’s impossible to get a ducted system in place, a ductless setup may be your only hope. Nest, Ecobee, and the dozen other smart thermostats we often talk about aren’t compatible with […]

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Superbook review: Turning the dream of a laptop-phone into a nightmare

Article Contents Many of us hope for the eternal dream of convergence, that the day may come when a phone can serve double duty as a laptop via a bit of cheap, dumb hardware. Motorola had its mediocre Lapdock, and Canonical tried and failed to crowdfund the Ubuntu Edge. More recently, Samsung’s DeX dock has built a small […]

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Sensibo Sky review: A pricey but near-perfect smart controller for your air conditioner

Article Contents If you live in a house with no central climate control, or if you’re making an expansion to your house and it’s impossible to get a ducted system in place, a ductless setup may be your only hope. Nest, Ecobee, and the dozen other smart thermostats we often talk about aren’t compatible with […]

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LG Watch W7 hands on: analog hands on a smart watch?

When smartwatches first hit the mainstream, they were meant to be digital portals – unassuming, bland – like a tiny smartphone on your wrist. It wasn’t long until they adopted buttons like regular watches, then more traditional watch styling and later yet, rotating bezels. Smartwatches, as they were originally conceived, failed to take over. The “dumb watch” is […]

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OnePlus Bullets Wireless review: Cheaper BeatsX for Android

The OnePlus Bullets Wireless design mimics that of the more expensive BeatsX. The contentious OnePlus 6T rumor mill continues to churn, spitting out word of an in-display fingerprint sensor in lieu of a headphone jack. Rather than focusing directly on the anticipated flagship, we turn our attention to the scarce, aptX-supported OnePlus Bullets Wireless. Read […]

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Polk Command Bar review: A decent, inexpensive soundbar with Alexa

Article Contents Polk had the interesting idea of putting an Echo Dot into a soundbar, not only offering something that sounds better than your TV’s speakers, but also adding Alexa to your living room. This all-in-one solution was dubbed the Command Bar, an unassuming soundbar that also happens to have what looks like an actual […]

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