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Weekly Poll: Are you buying LG’s G7 ThinQ?

May 13, 2018 Doug Demagistris

It’s smartphone launch season and LG kicked things off with its G7 event that occurred on May 2 in New York City. The South Korean company introduced a flagship smartphone for 2018 with ‘ThinQ’ branding known as the LG G7 ThinQ. This is the seventh installment of the LG G Series, but brings that name twist thanks to LG’s addition of AI. After reading all our content and the news over recent weeks, what are your thoughts on the LG G6 successor? Are you [Read More]

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Weekly Poll: What tech slated for Google I/O 2018 are you most excited to hear about?

May 6, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Google I/O is Google’s annual developer conference, an event where the search giant we know all too well showcases some of its latest and most influential projects. We learn about the last twelve months and we learn about what is to come over the next twelve months. Like in year’s past, we’re expecting nothing less than big software announcements for Google I/O 2018. The three-day festival in Mountain View, California just outside San Francisco will begin Tuesday, May 8 and [Read More]

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Weekly Poll: Which of Sony’s three Xperia XZ2 models sounds the most compelling?

April 21, 2018 Doug Demagistris

At MWC 2018 in February, Sony announced two smartphones part of the premium Xperia XZ lineup. The product line is still rather new and was begun to showcase the very best of Sony’s mobile technology. The Xperia XZ successors include a flagship Xperia XZ2 and premium mid-range Xperia XZ2 Compact. The duo went up for pre-order this week in the US and a new entrant namely the Xperia XZ2 Premium joined the line. Do any of these Android phones excite [Read More]

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Weekly Poll: When should a company release a new flagship smartphone?

April 7, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Let’s have a debate shall we. In recent history, whether it be Apple or an Android OEM, the typical release cycle for a flagship smartphone has been one year. However, with the increasing popularity of cell phones and loyalty behind various companies, some manufacturers have attempted to launch more than one flagship smartphone per year. Only now are some players increasing the time span between flagship iterations. In your opinion, which is the best strategy?

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[Weekly Poll] Biggest Deal Breaker: Notch, Missing Audio Jack, or Offset Fingerprint Scanner?

March 17, 2018 Doug Demagistris

When it comes to smartphones, there have been three trends (or soon to be trends). In 2017, Android manufacturers ditched the 3.5mm headphone jack. Today, very few flagship Android devices retain the audio jack, for reasons quite frankly we still don’t understand. In 2018, it seems that a display notch will be the trend among many Android devices, even some mid-rangers. And soon, offset and physical fingerprint sensors will become a thing of the past with Synaptics developing in-display technology [Read More]

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Weekly Poll: Are you buying Samsung’s Galaxy S9+ or Galaxy S9?

March 2, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Samsung’s Unpacked 2018 event has concluded, and so has MWC 2018 in the lovely city of Barcelona. The South Korean giant introduced the world to Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, the ninth installments in the Galaxy S flagship series of smartphones this week. After reading all our content, what are your thoughts?

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