Category: Reviews

Origin EVO15-S review: thin and light gaming powerhouse

Here’s the issue with gaming laptops: they’re never as powerful or convenient as they should be. In order to make a laptop suitable for gaming, PC makers sacrifice every positive quality of a good laptop: battery life, cooling, familiar controls. Doing so lets them fit powerful graphics cards inside a portable chassis. Nvidia’s Max-Q program seems to be the answer […]

BlackBerry Motion review: moving backwards

The defining characteristic of BlackBerry smartphones is that they have physical keyboards with lots of little buttons that you can peck at with your fingers to write a message, compose an email, or perform a Google search. Not every BlackBerry phone has one of these keyboards, but the only ones that anyone remembers do. The new BlackBerry Motion, which was […]

Essential’s $99 USB-C earphones are no salvation from the missing headphone jack

Dear phone industry, you screwed up. I’ve followed you as a loyal fan for decades. I’ve admired and supported you. But this whole mess of removing headphone jacks from phones before the technology has caught up to make those jacks unnecessary has been a massive pain in the neck for a great many people. The latest candidate to try and […]

Hasselblad X1D review: 50 million astonishing pixels

There’s a class of cameras designed almost exclusively for studio use. Expensive, hulking things, they live their lives on tripods, churning out exquisite portraits and other specialist photography for truly committed professionals. Hasselblad makes such cameras, and its flagship H6D is an archetypal example, costing $33,000 without a lens, but producing epic 100-megapixel shots. It’s those grand extremes of resolution, […]

Essential’s $99 USB-C earphones are no salvation from the missing headphone jack

Dear phone industry, you screwed up. I’ve followed you as a loyal fan for decades. I’ve admired and supported you. But this whole mess of removing headphone jacks from phones before the technology has caught up to make those jacks unnecessary has been a massive pain in the neck for a great many people. The latest candidate to try and […]

How to Sell Amazon Products on the Internet

Amazon is one of the Internet’s most put stock in organizations. They were likewise one of the main organizations to make subsidiary projects. Presently, they have a great many associates offering actually a large number of dollars of products every month. (I’m one of them!) Amazon’s offshoot program is extremely well run, and the items they offer are for all […]

Google’s AR ambitions push VR to the back seat

When Google announced its Daydream View headset last year, it was a sign that the search giant was ready to take VR to the masses. It’s dabbled in VR before with Cardboard, but the View was a much more serious effort, with its fabric-clad design and user-friendly remote. Which is why it’s such a surprise that Google didn’t really spend a lot […]