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    Incipio Blue Willow Case Review (iPhone 7 Plus)

    Are you looking for a case to protect your phone with style? Incipio has some beautiful cases for you to choose from in their terrific Design Series, and the one we got to test is the Blue Willow case for the iPhone 7 Plus. The Blue Willow is a fairly standard shell case. It does offer […]

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    OnePlus 3T Review

    OnePlus stayed active this year — after releasing their excellent OnePlus 3 in June of this year, the smartphone maker kept at it to make sure their phone stayed level with the best out there. That’s why the OnePlus 3T isn’t just a new model with extra storage — it’s an upgrade centered around the move from the […]

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    Carnival Vista Cruise Review

    Carnival Cruise Line has had much to celebrate in 2016 with the launch of the 25th ship in its fleet, the Vista. We got an insider’s look at the brand new liner on one of its early voyages from Miami to check out the gizmos and gadgets that keep the ship afloat and the party going. The […]

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    Moshi Mythro Air Wireless In-Ear Headphones Review

    Moshi is relatively new to audio, but they’ve gotten off to a good start. Their Avanti on-ear headphones combined excellent design with above average audio, and was one of our favorites this year for the price. In September, Moshi announced their first wireless audio products — the Mythro Air and the Vortex Air. These Bluetooth […]

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    Huawei Mate 9 Review

    We’ve reviewed a whole lot of phones this year, but very quietly, one of our favorites has remained a device that came out early in the year. The Huawei Mate 8 wasn’t perfect — Huawei’s EMUI overlay had a lot of problems and the graphics performance was lackluster — but as a pure productivity device, it was nearly […]

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    HP Elite X2 (2016) Review

    The HP Elite X2 is one of the latest examples of a specific kind of 2-in-1 convertible laptop — a tablet in form with laptop hardware, a kickstand, and a detachable keyboard. Thanks to a touchscreen and styluses, these devices have become favorites of digital artists, but they’ve got the potential to be more. While the […]

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    Huawei Fit Review

    The relatively young wearable market is already showing signs of slowdown. Sales are down 50 percent year over year, while current-era smartwatch pioneer Pebble was stripped down and sold off for parts in the face of mounting debt and declining sales. For fitness trackers and smartwatches (and there’s a lot of overlap), it’s becoming increasingly […]

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    Lenovo Phab 2 Pro Review: It’s Time to Tango

    It’s been almost 10 years since the iPhone ushered in the smartphone era, and while handsets have improved significantly in the decade since, most of these advancements have been evolutionary. Today, our handsets still lack context and awareness about our physical surroundings. Google’s Tango technology aims to change this by enabling motion tracking, area learning, […]

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    Sol Republic Relays Sport Wireless Headphones Review

    Sol Republic just released one of the best pair of wireless sports headphones that doubles as an amazing pair of everyday headphones. The Relays Sport Wireless headphones are in-ear bluetooth headphones that actually stay in during intense exercise. They feature a water resistant design, an 8 hour battery, inline controls and microphone, two audio modes, […]

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    Beats Powerbeats3 In-Ear Headphones Review

    When Apple made their big iPhone 7 announcement in September, they managed to carve out the smallest sliver of time to introduce three new Beats products — the first set to directly benefit from the Apple’s acquisition of Beats. The Solo3 Wireless on-ears, Powerbeats3 in-ears, and the lighter BeatsX in-ears all have Apple’s new W1 chip, which enables […]

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    Skybuds True Wireless Earbuds Review

    2016 has been a big year for true wireless earbuds. Bragi and Earin got the ball rolling in 2014, crowdfunding competing earbuds that cut all cords — both the one between headphones and device and the one between the two buds. Both Bragi and Earin shipped this year, alongside products from bigger names like Jabra, Samsung, […]

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    Fitbit Charge 2 Review

    With there sure to be an uptick in fitness goals in the coming months, the Fitbit Charge 2 is ready to be the ultimate tech stocking stuffer gift or indulgence. We tested the latest Fitbit Charge 2 for over two weeks, capturing, tracking, and noting the top features throughout our fitness, health, and everyday routines. The new, […]

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    Even H1 Over-Ear Headphones Review

    Last month, we took a look at a different sort of headphones. MeQ’s Even in-ear headphones were part of a new trend in audio products — one that’s seeing the convergence of consumer audio and hearing impairment technology. We’re seeing this trend manifested in a few ways — the way true wireless earbuds connect and the potential […]

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    HTC Bolt Review

    A Sprint exclusive, the HTC Bolt is being promoted by the infamous speedster Usain Bolt, and rightfully so. That is because the HTC Bolt is one of the most affordable ways to get access to Sprint’s new LTE Plus network with 3x carrier aggregation — the phone can connect to multiple Sprint bands, prioritizing things […]

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    LeEco Le Pro3 Review

    After announcing that they planned to acquire Vizio in July, Chinese tech giant LeEco launched their brand in the United States in September, with one of the highlights being the Le Pro3. In the same vein as fellow Chinese companies OnePlus (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oppo) and ZTE, LeEco is launching a high-end smartphone at an aggressively […]

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    ZTE Axon 7 Mini Review

    ZTE knocked it out of the park with the Axon 7, so introducing a smaller version of the Axon 7 was the logical next step. However, not everything is the same under the hood with the Axon 7 Mini. Everything from the processor to the display have all been downgraded. Fortunately, that means that the […]

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    Fossil Second Generation Hybrid Q Smartwatch Review

    With smartwatches not quite flying off shelves as expected, we’ve seen approaches to wearables diverge. Apple and Google have both gone down the mini-smartphone path with WatchOS and Android Wear, but more recently, we’ve seen a much more interesting concept — the hybrid smartwatch. Analog in both appearance and reality, hybrid smarwatches have hardware inside that […]

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    Loot Crate October 2016 Review and Coupon Code

    Just in time for Halloween, October’s Loot Crate had our spines tingling with a crate full of frightening icons representing a HORROR theme. They’re coming to get you… Exclusive The Walking Dead Negan Sluggers T-Shirt – This T-shirt features AMC’s The Walking Dead. Season 7 returns October 23 to our delight! Exclusive Leatherface Phunny Plush – We […]

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    Optoma NuForce BE Sport3 Wireless In-Ear Headphones Review

    Earlier this year, we checked out the Optoma NuForce BE6i wireless Bluetooth in-ear headphones and came away impressed with the build quality and the performance of Optoma’s 10 mm dynamic drivers. But, when we think of this kind of wireless in-ear headphones — ones with the buds connected to each other with a cable — we usually […]