Judie and Helena were at CES 2018 and were “wowed” by the Honor View10 smartphone. In fact, it received one of the very first Gear Diary Best of CES 2018 awards! I was excited to check it out and have been using a review sample for the past few weeks. Honestly, it deserved our Best of… award and much more.
It’s not often that I see a device that brags on having a built-in CD and DVD player, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t times when I wish I had easy access to both. Take a look at the Radionovelli 4G Radio; it’s an FM, DAB, and internet radio with 4G connectivity, a 7″ screen, and more!
ZTE might not be a household name in America, but they’re a big name around the world. They’re a China-based mobile phone manufacturer, and based purely on geography they’ve become a hot potato in a worldwide fight about global trade, privacy, and whether we can truly trust any corporation.
A few years ago, Motorola spotted an opening in the highly competitive smartphone market. Every phone doesn’t need to be a flagship, but the ones that weren’t king of the hill were from no-name brands or were last year’s leaders. The moto g and moto e lines challenged that, and they’re continuing that tradition with their newest phones!
Blazing fast performance, an uninterrupted totally immersive display, great optics – the Samsung Galaxy S9 is everything we’ve come to expect from Samsung’s flagship phones. With all of that said, on the hardware front, the S9 is not all that different from its predecessor. Instead, its unique features are what makes the S9 stand out.
If your phone literally goes with you everywhere that you go, then you know that sometimes unexpected accidents can happen. If you have an Honor 7X or View10 that is purchased between April 1 and May 31, 2018, Honor is saying that you’ll be covered for “damage caused by accidental drops into the toilet”. Toilet Insurance! Wait, what?
Last year when I reviewed the Huawei MediaPad M3, I called it the best Android tablet for the money; I was impressed with its solid build, sleek styling, Harman Kardon sound, and excellent price. Now comes the Huawei MediaPad M5, and what was already a fab tablet is now a possible iPad killer — assuming you don’t mind a non-iOS device.
If your job means being outside in the harshest weather conditions, and you need a tablet that can survive drops that would kill other devices, one that can be used while wearing work gloves or even when the screen is wet, then you might want to check out the Samsung Galaxy Tab Active2. It was made for just that.
Huawei’s flagship phone is “on sale” this week. The Huawei Mate 10 Pro is available for $699, that is a $100 off its regular price.
When the Galaxy S9 and S9+ were announced last month at MWC, and Samsung introduced AR Emoji as a new feature, Samsung said that they would be collaborating with Disney for some special AR Emoji.
Honor’s flagship phone, the View10 is finally available for pre-order in the U.S. The phone earned one of our Best of CES awards. Priced at $499, the Honor View10 is gunning for “affordable” flagship phones like the OnePlus 5T. It’s also one of the most affordable ways to experience artificial intelligence on your smartphone.
Not everyone is in the market for an ultra-high-end smartphone like the iPhone X. Some people prefer — and only have the budgets for — more affordable options. For those consumers, the Nokia 1 is shaping up to be a smart pick.
Raise your hand if a Nokia was your first phone! Everyone has good memories of those old candy bar Nokias, but believe it or not Nokia makes a whole line of Android devices, from phablets to a modernized version of the 8110!
The highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ have just been announced, and on the hardware front, they aren’t dramatic updates to their predecessors. Perhaps we’ll finally get a foldable display with the Galaxy S10? But for the S9, Samsung’s heavily focused on improving the phones’ features with a big emphasis on improved low-light photography, slow-motion video, and Bixby integration.
ZTE has just unveiled their Blade V9 flagship phone. Well, technically it is their flagship phone for their mid-range series.
Huawei MediaPad M5 is a premium tablet at a time when no one seems to care about Android tablets. Not too long ago at MWC, there were more Android tablet announcements then anyone could care for. But in recent years, Android tablet announcements have become few and far between.
Kicking off Mobile World Congress this year, TCL Communication has announced that their all-new Alcatel 1T tablet series will be a tandem of two portable tablets – the Alcatel 1T 10, and the Alcatel 1T 7.
Due to popular demand – specifically demand from the Axon 7 user community, an Android O update has arrived. ZTE is making their Android Oreo update available in beta for users who register through their Z-Community.
In the war that is Android versus iOS, Android has one advantage- flexibility. Android devices aren’t bound by the “closed garden” of Apple products. This leads to some neat innovations. (After all, Android gave us phablets!) Thus we have the new ZTE Axon M.
Huawei’s flagship phone, the AI-driven Mate 10 Pro, is finally available for pre-order in the U.S. for $799. The phone will be available starting February 18th at Amazon, BestBuy, Microsoft, Newegg, and B&H. For those who decide to take advantage of the pre-order, a $150 gift card will be included from the retailer you pre-order from.
With more than 4,000 companies exhibiting at CES, choosing the best of CES was a challenge. Even so, we want to recognize the products we saw that are truly innovative, take technology in new directions or, in one case, make something great accessible to every consumer.