How OnePlus was able to fast-track the OnePlus 5T in only five months

November 21, 2017

The OnePlus 5T might be best available payment Android value of its first year . Image: raymond wong/ mashable “When we launched the OnePlus 5, there was no plan to liberate the OnePlus 5T, ” Kyle Kiang, OnePlus’ head of global marketing, was just telling me a week before the brand-new phone’s splashy launch occurrence in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. It’s a singular admission, but it fits perfectly with the Chinese startup’s…

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The iPhone X display is bigger than it looksheres why

November 8, 2017

Image: bob al-greene/mashable Ten years ago, the original iPhone’s 3.5-inch touchscreen with 480 x 320 resolution was considered large, spacious, and high-resolution. A decade later and the iPhone X‘s “Super Retina display” has so many pixels you could fit 14 of the original iPhone’s home screens onto its single OLED screen. How’s that for mind-blowing? SEE ALSO: If you own an iPhone X, you absolutely need to know this gesture…

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Apple iPhone X users may deal with the same issues as Pixel 2 XL users

November 7, 2017

The iPhone X display could have some issues.Image: dustin drankoski/mashable It turns out Apple’s iPhone X display could have some of the same issues as Google’s Pixel 2 XL. The iPhone X could be impacted by “burn-in” and other “visual changes” that commonly affect smartphones with OLED displays, according to a new Apple support document. SEE ALSO: Here’s why some apps will look bad on the iPhone X Burn-in happens…

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Apple doesn’t seem to care the iPhone’s camera bump is now massive

November 5, 2017

You don’t need to be a professional photographer to be able to see that the iPhone’s camera has improved significantly since Steve Jobs first unveiled the “Jesus phone” a decade ago and forever changed the world. Prioritizing photography has meant, however, a compromise (or “pragmatic optimization” according to chief design officer Jony Ive) to the iPhone’s industrial design: a camera bump.  We’ve had a few generations to get over the…

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Your iPhone X pre-order could come much sooner than you thought

November 4, 2017

Image: dustin drankoski/mashable If you were settling in to wait days or weeks for your iPhone X pre-order to come through, you might want to check again. Though Apple hasn’t made any formal announcements about changes in availability, many people are now reporting their iPhone X orders are being moved up several days, or even weeks, ahead of their original estimates.  SEE ALSO: Apple iPhone X: Tracking the launch around…

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Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL hands-on: great camera with a smarter assistant

October 20, 2017

Image: JIM MCAULEY/MASHABLE If you were impressed with last year’s Pixels, prepare to be blown away by this year’s Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. The new flagship handsets build on everything that was great about the original Pixels and then some. After a few short demos following Google’s event today, it’s already clear the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are more than capable of competing with the best…

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The best data plan for traveling is a carrier you’d least expect: Google

October 18, 2017

Image: vicky leta/ mashable My favorite travelling device isn’t my camera or noise-canceling headphones or even my iPhone. It’s a SIM card from Google. I’m talking, of course, about Project Fi, Google’s wireless service that adds inexpensive utter and data plans to Nexus and Pixel proprietors. It’s likewise the perfect style to get data abroad without interrupting the bank. SEE ALSO: Pixel Buds are perhaps the most important gadget Google…

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Leaked pics show the Pixel 2 XL’s sides and front display

October 9, 2017

Image: dustin drankoski/ mashable Google’s large-scale Pixel 2 opening is just a couple periods away but the openings simply keep coming. It looks like we can now add the display to the growing listing of what we know about the Pixel 2 XL. SEE ALSO: Leaked pics testify Google’s new high-end Chromebook ‘Pixelbook’ and stylus Images of what appear to be both the front-facing exhibitions of the handset surfaced Monday,…

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Amazon launches Themes, a feature for filtering Customer Reviews by popular terms

August 5, 2017

Amazon has quietly launched a new feature called Themes, designed to make it easier for shoppers to navigate a products customer reviews. Now, in the Amazon mobile app, youre able to see which words have been used the most frequently across the reviews left by other customers, and then tap a button to hop straight to a filtered selection of reviews that include that term. To find a products themes,…

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Googles cord cutter app YouTube TV reaches 2 million downloads

July 29, 2017

Approximately 2 million people have installed the YouTube TV app, Googles live TV service aimed at a younger generation of cord cutters, as well as those who never signed up for traditional pay TV in the first place. That download figure comes from app store analytics firms Sensor Tower and App Annie, which both also noted that installs are evenly split between iOS and Android devices. Of course, 2 million…

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