Articles by Zek


Qualcomm Brings Flagship Performance to Their Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 Series!

It seems like what we want and expect from our phones just keeps increasing. What started as just making phone calls on the go has rapidly evolved into a video game console, high-end camera, and even artificially intelligent digital assistants. Our phones need to work even harder to keep up with us, and Qualcomm‘s new Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 processor is aiming to outrun the competition!


Lenovo Lets the Speed of the Inside Be Reflected on the Outside with ThinkStations Co-Designed with Aston Martin

Sometimes the goal of new computers is to make things smaller, sleeker, and more portable. And sometimes, the goal is to make something that’s fully “blow your hair back” fast. Kind of like how some cars are commuter boxes, and some cars are Aston Martins. Lenovo was thinking along the same lines, hence why they’re rolling out new ThinkStation PX, P7, and P5 for intense computing needs that sport an attractive new chassis build co-designed with Aston Martin!


Qualcomm at MWC Reminds Us That Their Connectivity Runs The World

Qualcomm quietly powers so much of our lives, from the processors in your phone to the connectivity in your house. They never stop innovating, though, and they came prepared to show off at MWC! We’ve gone from SIM cards down to eSIM, but Qualcomm looked at that and thought, “needs to be smaller.” Enter the iSIM, which takes the eSIM to the next step by integrating the SIM directly into the processor. This may not sound like a big deal to the end user, but it will save significant space under the hood. That means more room for your phone…


MediaTek and Bullitt Team Up to Make Rugged Satellite-Capable Smartphones

Now that most areas are blanketed in 5G, companies like MediaTek are looking to the next big thing in connectivity-satellite. Satphones have existed for some time, but satellite to mobile has become a much bigger focus as of late. MediaTek has teamed up with British mobile phone manufacturer Bullitt to power several new rugged satellite-capable devices!




Lenovo Rollable Proof of Concepts Show They’re Always Innovating!

Lenovo comes up with all sorts of exciting concepts to push tech forwards. They’ve nailed the 2-in-1 with their Yoga line, and they’re experimenting with all sorts of ways to add extra screens and eInk options to laptops. At MWC, Lenovo and its Motorola division are showing off what might be the holy grail — rollable screens — not just on a laptop but also on a smartphone!




TCL 40 Series Phones, New NXTPAPER Tablets, and More Show TCL’s Mobile Commitment

TCL has been on a mission to get mobile devices with amazing screens into everyone’s hands. They’re pushing that agenda to the next level with their MWC 2023 release slate of several new TCL 40 series phones as well as updated TCL NXTPAPER and Tab slates. On top of that, there are headphones to keep you connected and entertained on the go. Read on to check it all out!




Arlo Safe Review: It Offers Good Hardware, Faulty Tracking Software, and Some Safety Concerns

Do you feel like you’re not tracked in enough places? Sure, you can share your location via Google Maps, Apple Find My <iDevice>, WhatsApp, Snapchat, etc., and your smartwatch is far too eager to ask every time you trip if you’ve fallen and can’t get up. But what if you want or need a dedicated way for someone to track you? Arlo thinks their Arlo Safe stands out, but does it help or hurt?



Capnos Zero and Capnos E-Z Review: 2 Money Saving and Nicotine-Free Ways to Quit Vaping for Good!

Capnos has a simple concept with a big goal: to help people break their nicotine vaping habits. To accomplish this, they’ve deconstructed the vaping experience down to satisfying the basic behavioral habit of oral fixation. Using one of their battery-free devices, you can inhale flavored air without any of the health risks that come from vaping while satisfying that hard-to-break oral fixation hurdle. Read on to learn more about this and to see if it might be the solution you’ve been looking for.



Dyson Zone Packs Air Purifying and Noise-Canceling Technology into a Unique Pair of Headphones

When the first images of the Dyson Zone appeared in late March last year, the internet had an absolute field day. Headphones with a detachable mask that served as a personal air purifier? April Fools’ Day had come early! Everyone who saw the photos or read about them had a strong opinion, and it’s understandable why. The Dyson Zone has a very unique and possibly polarizing design, but underneath its futuristic and slightly dystopian style is an impressive melding of audio and health tech that works.


JBL Brings Modern Music Technology to Classic Component Styles

We can tap into multiple lifetimes’ worth of music libraries on our phones, but nothing will replace a home entertainment system to really enjoy our music. JBL has a slew of stylish and powerful speakers, turntables, CD players, and streaming devices in classic and modern designs to up your music game in 2023!