Samsung dropped some big product bombs at its Galaxy Unpacked event this year. The Galaxy Z Flip turns smartphone design on its head and the Galaxy S20 Ultra’s camera borders on insane, but somehow it was the Galaxy Buds+ announcement that most caught me off guard. I knew they were coming, but I had no idea Samsung had managed to increase battery life to 11 hours per charge, nor that they would play for an hour off of just three minutes of charging. Talk about a game-changer! … [Read more...] about Apple AirPods Pro vs. Samsung Galaxy Buds+
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But it’s closer than you think, and the Pixel 3a holds up extremely well against its more powerful and expensive cousins. The Snapdragon 670 chip is likely to surprise you with its capabilities, and its camera is close to being on par with the Pixel 3. Where the Pixel 3a falls down is on build materials, waterproofing, and a lack of Qi wireless charging. But it is $400 cheaper, and if you don’t mind making those sacrifices in the name of an exceptional camera, strong performance, and good battery life, then the Pixel 3a may win out for you here. … [Read more...] about Pixel 3a vs. Pixel 3 vs. Pixel 2: Which Google phone is perfect for you?
While Sirin Labs is convinced the Finney phone will eventually appeal to everyone, at first it’s definitely only for the crypto-hardcore. To buy the $1,000 device now, you have to do so using Sirin Lab’s own SRN token through its website. Those who do so will get the phone first. In January, the Finney will also be available on Amazon Launchpad, when ordinary people with credit cards will be able to buy one. For those who’re curious but unsure, Sirin Labs will open two retail stores — one in London and the other in Tokyo — that will not only sell the phone, but also run educational courses on the Blockchain to get people started. … [Read more...] about Sirin Labs’ Finney is no token effort — it’s a full-fledged crypto-phone
Price and availability The Google Pixel 3a costs $399 and you can buy it directly from Google or other online retailers. It will also be sold in Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, and U.S. Cellular stores. Although it won’t be sold at AT&T it will work just fine on AT&T’s network. The Nokia 7.1 is $350, and it’s available from Amazon, Best Buy, and B&H in the U.S. You should know this phone only works on AT&T and T-Mobile, not on Verizon or Sprint. The Moto G7 costs $299 and you can buy it direct from Motorola or from retailers like Amazon, Walmart, and Best Buy. You can also find it at Google Fi, Republic Wireless, and Ting. … [Read more...] about Google Pixel 3a vs Nokia 7.1 vs Moto G7: Budget phones get better and better
Design and durability Google has made the screen just a touch taller in the Pixel 3a than it was in the Pixel 3, but it looks very similar. The Pixel 3a XL screen has gone the other way because the 3 XL’s divisive notch is gone. Both the 3a and 3a XL have dual stereo speakers, but only one is front facing. The bezels above and below the screen are quite big by modern standards. Google has also switched from glass to polycarbonate for the bodies of these phones. … [Read more...] about Google Pixel 3a vs Pixel 3a XL: What’s the difference and which best suits you?