Samsung Galaxy S10e review

Introduction The Samsung Galaxy S10e is like a breath of fresh air in a world of behemoth smartphones with enormous displays. To be honest, we didn’t expect Samsung or any other manufacturer for that matter to release a compact flagship. Especially since even Sony dropped their compact lineup. But here …

Oppo F11 Pro review

Introduction Once a showcase of Oppo’s selfie-centric tech, now the F-series has evolved into a fully-fledged mid-range lineup. And the new Oppo F11 Pro has a lot to show off starting with a notch-less edge-to-edge screen and a 48MP main camera, as well as a pop-up selfie camera and VOOC …

Sony Xperia 10 Plus review

Introduction The 10 Plus, along with the smaller 10, are the first two phones that will attempt to sell you on a 21:9 screen – Sony may want you to think the flagship Xperia 1 is the true ambassador of the crazy-tall aspect, but that one is months away and …

Samsung Galaxy S10e review: Making compact flagships great again

Many have been averse to Samsung’s insistence on making curved screens the only option on its flagship phones since the Galaxy S8 came out in 2017. And this year, Samsung finally relented and brought us the Galaxy S10e. It’s probably not because the company realized there are consumers who want …

vivo V15 Pro review

Introduction High-end features in a relatively affordable package. That’s the vivo V15 Pro in a few words. Or you can say that this phone is vivo’s attempt to bring everything we love about the first vivo NEX to the masses. And thanks to the fast developing tech, we can even …

Emotiva PA-1 Speaker Amplifier Review

Late last year, we reviewed the Schiit Vidar, a reasonably-priced speaker amplifer with some high-end features: a cool outer shell, lots of power, and in balanced monoblock mode. Unfortunately, running a monoblock Vidar setup brought it out of “budget” territory. This week, we’re reviewing a new monoblock-only amplifier from enthusiast …

Netgear Orbi Voice Review

It wasn’t long ago that networking devices were ugly and arcane, hidden in closets and set up just by IT professionals. About five years ago, routers like Netgear’s Nighthawk emerged as devices to be kept on the desktop and configured as part of a performance PC build. These routers were …

Sony Xperia XZ3 long-term review

Introduction Going against the tide is a risky thing to do, whether generally in life, or when it comes to stock investments, in business dealings overall, and even specifically in the mobile world. Sure, there’s a chance for a much bigger payoff than if you simply went with the prevailing …