The most important Android phone

The most important Android phone

We are 10 years into the Android era and I've been talking a lot about how it's dominant now. There's over two billion users and it has over 80% worldwide market share. Now, in a previous video, we looked at why Android got started, but this week, I have a different question. How did Android get so big? If you take yourself all the way back to 2009, it was very much not a sure thing that Android would become the king of mobile. In fact, what you were looking at back then was like a six or seven-...

Why Midrange Phones Are Now Better Than Flagships

Why Midrange Phones Are Now Better Than Flagships

 As I was talking about the OPPO Find X in my last article it really hit me just how willing flagship phones have become to trade usability for flashy designs. And it has come to the point where I actually started recommending midrange phones like the Nokia 7 Plus even to people who could totally afford to buy a flagship smartphone. So this article will be a weird combination of a " The Story Behind" series episode, where I explain why midrange phones are now kind of better than flagships i...

BlackBerry Key2 Review

BlackBerry Key2 Review

Blackberry is back baby with its first smartphone launch of 2018 and not to shockingly It's a sequel to last year's key one handset imaginatively title to the key to accept It's key to with the number two instead of all written out there. Betty what expecting that one where your clever clogs? Has been just over a year since the launch of the key one and the key two offers a subtle. Evolution of that original design stick them side-by-side. They basically do look very similar.  However, you...

Galaxy Note 9 review: worth the price?

Galaxy Note 9 review: worth the price?

Samsung's Galaxy Note phones have always been about more. More screen, more battery, more specs, more power, more features. And the new Note 9 is the most more of them all. It has the biggest screen, the fastest processor, the biggest battery, the most storage, and the most features of any Note phone. And it also has the biggest price. This thing costs $1,000 and up, and it's way more than any prior mainstream Samsung phone. So is all of this more stuff worth it? Well, if you're a Note fan, or s...

The $300 Pocophone F1

The $300 Pocophone F1

What exactly is this? With a price tag of around $300, the Pocophone F1 might be the best deal in smartphones right now. So inside not only are you going to be getting a giant battery. But you're also getting a full flagship grade Snapdragon 845 processor in a $300 phone. I open the box and what we're going to find is well. First of all a whole lot of yellow. But we also have the Pocophone F1 itself. So in addition to the base model, the Pocophone. There's also going to be Armored Edition which...

The 4 Dollar Android Smartphone

The 4 Dollar Android Smartphone

- Yes. That's where it is. Jack, did you do it? How deep was it? What's up guys, Lew here, back with another video. Today, I've got something I'm very excited for, And I know you are very excited for too, because this is probably the most, the single most requested item in Unboxed Therapy history. This is the four dollar smartphone. Android smartphone, it's running android, it has a touch screen, it's four dollars. Alright? Let that sink in for a minute. When this thing got announced, I had my T...

Vivo NEX S - Full In-Depth Review

Vivo NEX S - Full In-Depth Review

Now a lot of you have been asking me, "Chris what's next". The NEX is next. Okay bad jokes aside you've probably all seen it. This is the well they say bezel is fun but we know there's bezels and it's got an in fingerprint scanner which is probably this is actually going to be the first one I thought it was going to be the Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer but that seems to have been somewhat delayed and of course it has that interesting pop-up camera so it's great to see companies pushing the envelope bring...

Pocophone F1 Review

Pocophone F1 Review

This is the Pocophone F1, one of the most talked-about phones around right now. At a starting price of 449 Singapore dollars, it’s the cheapest phone you can buy now with a Snapdragon 845 chipset. But as you would expect, there are some compromises made to get the phone to this price point. So let’s take a closer look at the phone, and see if it’s actually worth buying. Once you pick up the phone, you immediately find the first telltale sign that this is a cheaper phone. Inste...

Can I use a tablet as a replacement for my smartphone?

Can I use a tablet as a replacement for my smartphone?

 There are two pieces of tech that are arguably vital for a connected existence in the modern world; smartphones are part of our daily routine, as a tool to communicate with the wider world (as well as serving as a portable entertainment device), while for many, a laptop or computer is crucial for work  Tablets are meant to fit both these tasks – they’re portable like smartphones and share the same operating systems, but they’re large enough to comfortably run word processors and spreadsheets l...

Google releases affordable versions of its Pixel smartphone

Google releases affordable versions of its Pixel smartphone

Google’s Pixel smartphone just got a whole lot chea er. The search giant on Tuesd y unveiled affordable ver ions of its flagship smar phone that clock in at ha f the price of its curren models — and less than h lf the price of the cheap st flagship phone, the iP one XS. It was seemingly an admis ion by Google that it has been unable to spark inte est in its premium phones which have been slow-sel ers compared with Apple’s iPhones and Samsung’s Gal xy line of devices. The new Pixel 3a, which...