Just like battery cases, battery packs have become something that is more essential to carry alongside your smartphone. When it comes to battery packs, there is a few reputable brands out there but not all of them have one that connects to devices via USB-C or charges via the new connector type.
When it comes to styluses, I’ve been a big fan of them, whether it’s the S-Pen with the Galaxy Note8, the Apple Pencil with the iPad Pro, the Surface Pen with the Surface Pro or even the Pixelbook Pen with Google Pixelbook. But if you don’t own of those devices (partially because they’re a bit pricey), you may be in the market for a device like the Wacom Bamboo Tip.
The world of wireless earbuds are quickly becoming more popular thanks to Apple’s AirPods but on Android side of things, there’s a lot of options out there and it can sometimes be hard to weed out which wireless earbuds are actually good. You have your high-end wireless earbuds like the Bragi Dash Pro and the Bose SoundSport Free and on the cheaper end of the spectrum, you have stuff like the Zolo Liberty+.
When I saw Thor: Ragnarok in theatres, the film easily became one of my favourite Marvel films to date and I couldn’t wait to see it again and again. Cut to a few months later and the film is now available on Blu-ray and digital.
When it comes to gaming laptops, there are only a few companies out there that make them, but mainstream companies like Asus have their own lineup of gaming PCs with their Republic of Gamers (ROG) series.
Virtual reality is still in its infancy but over the past couple of years, it has rapidly been increasing in popularity and the technology used in headsets. When Microsoft announced Windows Mixed Reality along with headsets, they are essentially paving the way to bring virtual reality headsets to the masses.
Google wants to put the Assistant everywhere, everything from smartphones & watches to speakers, TVs and even cars. This is, so they can compete with Amazon and their takeover with Alexa. Google is also partnering up with companies to make devices with the Google Assistant built-in rather than making their own branded ones, one of which is the TicHome Mini which is by Mobvoi.
When Steve Jobs first introduced the iPhone back in 2007, it radically changed the technology industry and the rise of the smartphone. Fast forward to 2017, where Apple introduces the iPhone X, their 15th smartphone and they decided to go with an all-glass and stainless steel design, an almost bezel-less display and no home button. A radically different design that the original iPhone.
As more and more devices (mainly smartphones) start to shift towards having no headphone jack, users will have to rely on either using the included adapter or go wireless. That’s what products like the Bragi Dash Pro comes in, they’re a part of the new segment of wearables (also called hearables) which are truly wireless earbuds.
When I reviewed the original Daydream View headset, I called one of the “best phone-based VR systems I’ve used” and the same is mostly true about the updated 2017 version of the Daydream View apart from a few things.