The Samsung Galaxy S9 Will Feature Stereo Speakers And ‘3D Emojis’

Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus devices will be their most powerful devices to date. According to a report from Korean publication ETNews, the phones will be the first to have “Advanced facial tracking, stereo speakers, and 3D emojis.”…

Google Wallet And Android Pay Are Fusing Into One Service Called Google Pay

Fragmentation has always been a stumbling block for Google. Whether it’s their mobile operating systems, messaging services, or payment options, there’s always several services competing for your attention. Google’s ecosystem has been redundantly robust for far too long. Today, Google…

LG Announces New 88-Inch 8K OLED Display

If you thought the race to have the biggest and best display was slowing, think again. LG has announced an all new, massively awesome 88-inch 8K display which they intend to sell later this year. The panel will be the…

Apple Admits To Slowing Older iPhones, Promises A Fix

Apple recently landed themselves in hot water after users discovered they intentionally slowed phones down to help offset aging batteries. Users have long suspected that something had been put in place to slow phones down, but until recently there has…

Apple Pay Cash Now Available on iOS 11.2

Apple is finally releasing their peer to peer payment service with a firmware upgrade that rolls out today. Compatible devices running iOS 11.2 will now be able to send payments from one device to another using Apple Pay.  To use…

Net Neutrality Is About More Than Just Internet Fast Lanes

One of the biggest issues facing the tech industry today, is set to be debated by congress next month. I’m of course talking about net neutrality, or the principle that ISPs should treat all data on the internet the same.…

Essential PH-1 Review

I can still remember the first time I saw it. Myself, and about 40,000 other people were watching a REcode live stream hosted by Walt Mossberg on Youtube. The event was to serve as the official coming out party of…

LG V30 Review

LG has been in a bit of a precarious position as of late. They are consistently losing ground to an increasing army of budget friendly Android devices, while still fighting to topple Samsung. Despite releasing some really solid devices, LG…

I Cancelled My Google Pixel 2 XL Order, And I’m Bummed

I make no bones about how much of an Android “fanboy” I can be. I love the OS, I love the devices, and I’m completely devoted to the ecosystem. I also consider myself to be somewhat of an Android purist.…

Sony Xperia XZ Premium To Start Getting Android 8.0 Oreo Update

Sony’s Xperia XZ Premium smartphone will start receiving the Android 8.0 Oreo update today. This makes Sony the first company outside of Google to have access to the latest version of the Android OS. Pure Google devices like the Nexus…