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Motorola Razr 50 Ultra Review: The Razr+ 2024 Proves That Mighty Things Can Come in Small Packages

I recently attended the Brooklyn launch for the motorola razr 50 ultra (razr+ 2024) and the motorola razr 50 (razr 2024). In a full-circle moment, Paris Hilton, known for using RAZR phones throughout the mid-200s, was the event’s headlining DJ act; the next day, she was testifying before Congress on her experiences with troubled teen facilities*. Like Ms. Hilton, the motorola razr has come a long way, earning respect; the razr+ 2024 is now a full-fledged Android 14 foldable smartphone with a compellingly large outer display, a nearly imperceptible crease on the folding display, and a highly capable Snapdragon processor.


Motorola Razr 50 Ultra (AKA Razr+ 2024) and Motorola Razr 50 (AKA Razr 2024) Bring Exciting Features and Enhancements to Foldable Flip Smartphones

I’m in Brooklyn today for the motorola launch event for the exciting update to the 2024 razr family, which includes the motorola razr 50 ultra (also known as the razr+ 2024) and the motorola razr 50 (aka the razr 2024). Both foldable flip smartphones have a sleek, fashionable design, and they offer powerful AI-driven functions to bring a fresh, exciting experience when using them, coupled with excellent performance and capable cameras.



Lenovo Yoga Slim 7x and ThinkPad T14s Gen 6 Bring Next-Gen AI to Your Workflow

It’s safe to say that AI is inescapable. We’re still working out how and when AI can augment our everyday lives, but one place where it’s becoming incredibly tightly integrated is with Windows. Microsoft added the CoPilot button, and now we’re seeing AI PCs coming out to take advantage of this new feature. Lenovo is ready for both commercial and personal use with two new AI PCs, Lenovo Yoga Slim 7x and Lenovo ThinkPad T14s Gen 6.



OnePlus Watch 2 Review: It’s Close to Android Smartwatch Perfection

Android users have long expressed frustration with the lack of compelling Wear OS smartwatch options compared to the seamless integration and features enjoyed by Apple Watch users through the iOS ecosystem. We’ve seen multiple companies try and fail at Android Watches for multiple reasons, including a lack of features or simply horrific battery life. The OnePlus Watch 2 aims to tackle these issues with a premium design that uses a dual-engine architecture with two flagship chipsets to optimize performance so the Watch 2 can deliver up to 100 hours of battery life in Smart Mode with full Google apps integration.


Best of MWC 2024: AI Takes Focus, but Hardware Still Rules

Mobile World Congress (MWC) – the trade show that’s all about mobile tech – just took place in Barcelona last week, so here’s a recap of the best stuff I saw at the event. Not surprisingly, AI was the buzzword du jour at MWC this year – just like it was at CES in January – but this didn’t detract from manufacturers launching some interesting products and showing off exciting concepts.



OnePlus 12R Genshin Impact Edition: The Perfect Smartphone If You’re a Fan of the Game (or the Color Purple)

If you read Dan’s review of the OnePlus 12R, you already know it delivers a premium experience in almost every way. But if you’re a Genshin Impact fan or the Iron Gray and Cool Blue colorways don’t quite do it for you, you’ll be glad you waited for this. The OnePlus 12R Genshin Impact Edition inherits the OnePlus 12R’s flagship specs, specifically tailored for Genshin Impact enthusiasts.




OPPO Find X7 Ultra Review: A Premium Photography Powerhouse, but You Should Expect a Few Trade-offs, Since It’s a Chinese Market Exclusive

There’s a certain allure to having a different smartphone than anyone else, and there are so many interesting phones with amazing hardware that are only meant for the Chinese or other global markets that far too often do not include the United States. The China-exclusive OPPO Find X7 Ultra is just such a device, but there is still much to admire, even if it isn’t specifically meant for the U.S. market.


OnePlus 12 Review: OnePlus Delivers an Affordable Android Flagship That Should Make Google, Samsung, and You Take Notice

OnePlus blasted onto the scene in 2014 with the tagline “Never Settle” and an invitation-only limited-release of the One, cheekily billed as a “flagship killer.” The One challenged the status quo by delivering quality and performance at a shockingly affordable price that, for all it offered, some considered “ridiculously cheap.” Ten years later, the OnePlus 12 is the brand’s latest flagship, offering excellent battery life, camera performance, speeds, and charging capabilities. If you’re weighing the pros and cons before purchasing a new flagship from Samsung and Google, you should also consider the OnePlus 12.


IQOO 12 Legend Edition Review: A Sporty Exterior Hints at the Power Inside

IQOO stands for “I Quest On and On.” Though this emerging Vivo smartphone sub-brand may be unfamiliar to those in the U.S., it’s earning a reputation for combining flagship chipsets with smartphones that emphasize mobile gaming. The iQOO 12 Legend Edition adds a sporty twist to premium styling that will appeal to minimalist design fans as it’s a powerful daily driver with few compromises. Although the iQOO brand is aimed at users in Asia, Europe, and Australia, by the end of this review, I think you’ll agree that it’s too bad iQOO hasn’t yet set its sights on the States.





OnePlus Open Review: The Best Foldable Smartphone Available in the U.S. Also Happens to Be the Most Affordable

It’s only been a few weeks since my review of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold5, which included a comparison of the Z Fold5 to the Google Pixel Fold. With the launch of the OnePlus Open, we now have a third 2023 full-size foldable to explore. Finally, we are getting real U.S. market competition in this exciting smartphone-to-tablet category! Offering impressive specs that include highly capable cameras, the largest foldable inner and main displays in their class, 16GB RAM, 512GB storage, and the current top-of-the-line Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform, the Open offers more for less with little compromise.


AT&T Samsung Galaxy Z Fold5 Review: Is the OG of Foldables Still the Best Choice?

This year marks a significant shift for Samsung, a company with five generations of the Z Fold series under its belt. What sets this year apart is the emergence of new competitors in the US market, with the Google Pixel Fold already making its presence felt and an upcoming OnePlus foldable on the horizon. With these fresh contenders in the arena, the question naturally arises: Now that the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold5 isn’t necessarily the only choice, is it still the best choice for someone who wants a phone that can unfold into a tablet?


Unlocking the Future: Why Wi-Fi 7 Will Be Essential for Your Evolving Home Network

In a world where connectivity is the lifeblood of our digital existence, Wi-Fi technology continues to evolve at an astonishing pace. While Wi-Fi 6 has only recently made its debut, the relentless demand for faster, more reliable internet connectivity is propelling us into the era of Wi-Fi 7. This next-generation wireless standard is poised to play an even more integral role in our home networks, promising to meet the ever-increasing demands of our modern online lives. So, why is Wi-Fi 7 stepping into the spotlight so soon after Wi-Fi 6? Let’s explore the reasons.


UPDATED: At IFA, the Honor Magic V2 Impressed As the V Purse Concept Raised Eyebrows and Questions

During their keynote titled “Unfold Tomorrow,” CEO George Zhao introduced the Honor Magic V2 as the brand’s slimmest and lightest inward-foldable smartphone. Not content to announce only one impressive new foldable at IFA, Zhao then segued to the Honor V Purse. This outward-foldable smartphone concept was described as blurring the lines between technology and fashion. While the Magic V2 seems like the natural progression for Honor’s foldable line, the V Purse concept (if ever made) will be a tougher sell that begs answers to many immediate questions.