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Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro Performance and Gaming Review: T is for Terrific

Smartphone gaming is now more popular than ever. It has evolved from existing as a niche to being a core value proposition on smartphones. Nowadays, everyone — from smartphone manufacturers to chipmakers — tries to seize as many opportunities as possible to tout their devices' gaming capabilities. Amidst this, affordable "flagship killers" have a newfound...

Google Pixel 5 Display Review: Worthy of a Flagship

For Google's flagship in 2020, the company had decidedly stepped back from the ultra-premium category of smartphones, which usually costs customers north of $1,000 USD. It seems that Google's current mantra insists that it doesn't require bleeding-edge hardware to create a helpful handset. But whether or not the Google Pixel 5 can be competitive with...

POCO M3 Hands-on: A Good-Looking Budget Phone

The POCO brand entered the scene two years ago with the POCOPHONE F1, offering flagship-level specs at a lower mid-range price tag in Europe and India. While many were hoping the brand to replicate this "flagship-killer" formula, POCO pivoted to offering mid-range and budget smartphones to better compete in price-conscious markets in Asia. The brand's...

Zepp E Circle Review: An imperfect, but solid, mid-range smartwatch

It's 2020 and everything is smart (I didn't say everyone). Smartphones, smart fridges, smart earbuds, smart coffee makers, you name it. We've even got smartwatches, and that's what this review is about. The Zepp E is a smartwatch from Zepp, a sister company of Amazfit. It's a mid-range option, priced at $250 in the US....

The Best Android Games of 2020: PUBG Mobile, Genshin Impact, Among Us, and more!

Sometimes you just want to be able to play a game on your smartphone. A lot of gamers look down at mobile games, but they're missing out, as smartphones are capable of providing great gaming experiences. From shooters and RPGs to puzzle and narrative titles, Android and Google Play has something for everyone to enjoy....

Everything you need to know about Samsung Pay in 2020

Samsung has, over the years, launched a gigantic repertoire of their own in-house services. We have Bixby, which is Samsung's own AI assistant that's present in a number of their devices, including smart speakers, smartphones, and even home appliances, And then we also have things like Samsung Knox, a set of security features built into...

Apple iPhone 12 Mini Hands-on: It’s so tiny

Almost from the moment it was announced, the iPhone 12 Mini elicited excitement and garnered praise from fans and tech writers alike because they are apparently tired of large phones. And while I generally love big screens, I can see the iPhone 12 Mini's appeal after testing it for the past day and a half....

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max Hands-on: Big Phone, Big Improvements?

Apple’s biggest ever iPhone, the iPhone 12 Pro Max, is here. Unlike the previous two “Max” iPhones, there’s more that separates the iPhone 12 Pro Max from other devices in the iPhone 12 series than just a larger screen. I’ve been using it heavily for the past 36 hours, and here are my thoughts on Apple's...

Best Android Apps in 2020

So you just got a new Android phone. You unbox it, take the plastic films off, and turn it on for the very first time. And then, you add your Google account and finish setting it up. Now it's time to download some apps! But if you're new to the Android ecosystem, you might not...

Apple iPhone 12 vs Google Pixel 5: Which phone is for you?

Last week, we did a camera showdown between the Apple iPhone 12 and the Google Pixel 5. Today, it’s time for an overall comparison that takes into account everything else about the two latest phones from the two tech superpowers.Apple iPhone 12 vs Google Pixel 5: Specification ComparisonSpecifications Apple iPhone 12 Google Pixel 5BuildAluminum mid-frame Glass...

Google Nest Audio review: A powerful choice to embrace the Assistant ecosystem

Back in 2016 at its I/O developer conference, Google introduced the Google Assistant alongside the original Google Home smart speaker. At the time, Google Assistant was perceived as Google Now 2.0, a virtual assistant that adopted a conversational approach to search backed by Google's artificial intelligence and machine learning. Fast forward to 2020, and Google...

OPPO Find X2 Pro Display Review: Hardware Excellence

Released in the first half of the wild ride known as the year of 2020, OPPO created an ultra-premium smartphone touted with a display that the industry could not ignore. The OPPO Find X2 Pro is one of the first of its kind, sporting a 120 Hz OLED display at a true WQHD+ screen resolution....