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OnePlus 5 Review: Should You Buy It?

OnePlus 5: The Latest by OnePlus Odd right? The last OnePlus phone was the OnePlus 3T. So why not OnePlus 4 now? Well, it's because of tetraphobia. Because of that, many Chinese products avoid the number 4 similar to the OnePlus 5. You can think of the OnePlus 3T as the 4, though, if you want. OnePlus 5 has undergone a major design makeover with its dual camera coming to the scene. The OnePlus 5 has the major of its design cues borrowed from the Apple iPhone 7 Plus, starting from the camera setup to even the positioning of the microphone beside the lenses. Had the logo on the back of the OnePlus 5 been replaced by an Apple logo, anyone could have mistaken it for a matte black iPhone 7 Plus. The device looks like a hell of a stunner now. The OnePlus 5 is now powered by the new Snapdragon 835 chipset which is currently available in most of the flagships. What is not however, available nowadays is the massive 8 GB of RAM (no other smartphone packs such high memory) matched

Dell XPS 13 Review: One of the Best Laptops/Ultrabooks Built Yet

Dell XPS 13 Review: Should you Buy it? The 2015 version of the XPS 13 was launched at CES in January and made a big impression among the public as it was among other reasons, very small in size.  When you look at the XPS 13 the first thing you will notice is how thin the bezels are around the display. At 5.2 mm, they were, and still is one of the thinnest bezels around in a laptop. Dell claimed that the 13 inch XPS 13 was packed in the chassis of an 11-inch display. But not just dimensions, Dell has managed to pack in very modern hardware to showcase the laptop packing in Intel’s then-latest 5th generation Broadwell-U processors. Fast forward to 2017 and Dell has taken all the slim carbon fiber goodness from their flagship Ultrabook and applied it to the brand new hybrid.  Available at a starting price of $999, the XPS 13 2-in-1 is a totally new design and distinct features. The chassis, for example is even lighter than the previous XPS 13! Dell has added a new feature c

Eve V Laptop Review: Should You Buy It?

Eve V Review: Just How Good Is It Eve is this really small startup that was founded to be like a disruptive device maker with an emphasis on community feedback to help them design the best products for their community. And not a bad idea.  The Eve V 2 in 1 device that they are showing off at Computex 2017, has the ability to filter through the guidance offered by their users. The end result is a pretty great device which not just looks good, but also performs quite well.  The response received by the company was really positive, with 500 units being sold in the first 3 hours of its campaign. Eve tech also attracted attention from the Finnish government, Intel and Microsoft. With its main competitor being the Microsoft Surface Pro 4, there is a lot in stake for the Eve V.  The Eve V pretty much seems like a Surface Pro 4 with two USB Type-C ports. But can it hold its own from the Surface Pro 4 or is it even better? That's what I am going to show!

HP Omen 17 Review: Should you buy it?

HP Omen 17: One of the Best Gaming Laptops Built The HP Omen 17 is a gaming powerhouse of a laptop. You can think of it as a sleeper car that pulls up next to your tricked-out car at a stoplight. When the light turns green, you expect the rusty old sedan to eat your dust but instead, you're shocked to see it blow past ahead of you. Powered by an excellent Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 and priced at about $1800, it is a great deal too. What's more! It comes in several models; is VR ready and falls within a friendly budget range! In this post I will head deep into the review on HP Omen 17 and show you whether you should purchase it or not. What's the good and bad of HP Omen 17 Pros Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 with a 4K display with G-sync is an excellent deal under  $2000. Compact and relatively light considering it being a 17-inch gaming laptop. Cons Speakers lack bass and presence. No Thunderbolt 3 or USB 3.1 port. Build quality could have been better. Gets hot

Sony Xperia XZ Premium Review: Should you Buy it

 The Sony Xperia XZ Premium  is a genuine flagship smartphone. It boasts a top end 4K display, with the latest Snapdragon chipset under its gorgeous body. Accompanying that with Sony's photography and audio expertise, the phone is surely a stunner! Pros 1. Stunning 4K display. 2. Excellent camera. 3. Great battery life. 4. Beautiful build quality. Cons 1. Design a bit dated and does not look so premium. 2. Lack of 4K content reduces display advantages. All its specifications sounds great but also note that while other companies out there are stretching their screens, opting for a bezel-less display, Sony still chose to cram those extra pixel within a much smaller display, with a bezel.  While other companies are busy out there adding dual cameras to their flagships, Sony was busy adding an extra memory buffer layer in a high-resolution sensor to capture slo-mo videos. That however doesn't mean that Sony's product are worse. It highlights their experti

MSI GT83VR Titan SLI Review: Gaming Laptop for the Pro-Gamers

When it comes to high-end portable gaming devices with desktop-crushing performance MSI is the brand most of us now look up to. The GT80 Titan was their boldest move so far, setting the bar for performance and featured a fully mechanical keyboard-a world first on  a gaming laptop, with one of the largest displays available-an 18.4 inch full HD panel. Apparently, it also was the only Broadwell quad-core laptop I tested. It featured two NVIDIA GTX 980M graphics cards in SLI and provided the highest notebook performance we'd ever seen. The GT83VR 7RF Titan SLI is MSI's latest iteration. The GT80 Titan was one of the best notebooks of its time, and it surprised us with its capabilities. Its huge size meant that despite all of the power packed within it, it still ran cool and quiet, even under load. Our expectations are thus high for the GT83VR Titan.  This laptop featured in my list of the top Gaming Laptops (2017 Edition) . But  can the Titan live up to it? Well, you wil

Acer Predator 15 Review: An Affordable, Gaming Powerhouse

Acer Predator 15 In the world of gaming laptops, Acer sure stands out. 2016 it was quite a year for gaming laptops. Several companies launched their laptops and they fared nicely in the gaming world. With the release of Predator 15, Acer has surely locked horns with the lot vying for the centre stage. Acer again reprised predator 15 after its two previous versions – G9-591 and G9-592 which actually scored  pretty well among the gaming hub. Acer with a lot of fan-fare released predator’s current model G9-593. Will the new predator version live up to the legacy of its predecessor in an increasingly crowded marketplace or will it be another failure round the corner? Here are the tit-bits gathered from our test runs on the predator 15 and the inferences that we drew from them. To know our thoughts on the new laptop scroll on gamers!

How iOS is better than Android Phones

Things in Which iOS bests its Android Counterpart iPhone vs Android (or iOS vs Android) has been the biggest rivalry in mobile market since their inception almost a decade ago, eclipsing the desktop wars between Apple and Microsoft, and Apple and IBM. Both of them record amazing sales numbers. Samsung, the leading manufacturer of Android phones, sold 308.5 million handsets in 2016, while other brands such as Huwawei, Xiaomi, Motorola and others added up to the pile. Apple alone is a close second selling a total of 215.5 million iPhones made 80% of the worldwide smartphone profits. That's huge. While Adhip, has done quite a detailed comparison on Android Nougat vs iOS 10 (2017 Edition ) and also has created a similar post on Things Android Phones do Better than iOS iPhones , I thought that a post which showed the "Plus" points of iOS is also necessary! As I use both Android and iOS phones (an iPhone 6S and one OnePlus 3T ), I have found that both these iOS have

Razer Blade Pro Review: Gaming Laptop at its Best

Razer Blade Pro Review: Is it the Best Gaming Laptop of 2017? The Razer Blade Pro is an amazing combination of power and beauty. Top of the line hardware has been fitted into this portable, light weight, thin (0.88 inch chassis) beast to offer premium gaming experience at an affordable price. The Pro has got several models but the one with the price tag of about $3700, lets you game at 4K resolution with the help of Nvidia Geforce GTX 1080 with 8 GB of V-RAM and G-Sync for anti screen tearing! And that's just the beginning when it comes to the Razer Blade Pro!

Samsung Gear VR (2017) Review: How Good is it!

The new Samsung Gear VR? Since its inception the  Samsung Gear VR has been a pretty interesting and amazing piece of kit and with its third iteration in 2017 featured along with the Samsung Galaxy S8, the deal just got better. What would it offer this time around? Lets take a look.

Samsung DeX Review: Let your Phone run your PC!

First of all, what is the Samsung DeX? Samsung DeX is basically a doc for you S8 and S8+ connected to a monitor which enables your phone to turn  into (do the functions of) a true desktop PC. By docking the Galaxy S8 and S8+ into  the DeX Station, your phone will launch a special DeX mode on the  connected external monitor and applications can be opened in multiple  separate windows, just like that in a PC. You can even connect a mouse, or a keyboard and Ethernet cable to increase the  productivity. This is not the first time, a company has manufactured a doc for performing PC functions in a phone, for example Motorolla Lapdock. But while Motorolla has failed utterly, Samsung has not as its latest flagship is more than capable to handle most of the work in a PC. But how far can it push? What are its limits? Well this article has got all the answers and info on the Samsung DeX.

iPhone 8: All that we Know So Far

iPhone 8: Specs, Design, Display and a lot more This year marks the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, so instead of regular annual upgrades, a big surprise may be waiting for us at the end of 2017. Apple's partnership with AIDs charity is also hitting 10 years. In order for a celebration, the brand new red version of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus were launched in March, which received mixed reviews and we may also see this color continuing to Apple's next line-up - the iPhone 8. So what can we possibly expect from the latest and greatest generation of the iPhone? This post delves deep into all the details, leaks and rumors regarding the iPhone 8.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Display: Why it is The Best Phone Display

Samsung Galaxy S8 Display has been rated as BEST Phone Display There are phones which boast displays with 4K resolution and then there is the Samsung Galaxy S8 . It does not have a 4K display. What it does have is however, is a display that produces extremely vibrant, rich and vivid colors. Its display blows away all the other phone displays on the market. And NO!  it is not a new phone gimmick! Its display has been rated by DisplayMate Technologies, to have the best phone display.  This infographic will help show you the true wonder that the Samsung Galaxy S8 display gives and show you that there are no doubts that it is the Best Phone Display out yet.

Nokia 8 may Launch on June: Snapdragon 835 processor, 23MP camera

Nokia 8 to Launch in June 2017? Are you ready for the Nokia 8? Well actually it was a rhetorical question! The thing is we got some news regarding it and that's not just limited to its release date! According to Pocketnow, a website which covers smartphones, the Nokia 8 is coming up in July 2017. It will also accompany a 23 MegaPixel camera. It is also reported that Nokia 8 will boast a Carl Zeiss lens! The last part is not a new report actually. Some leaked sketches of the Nokia 8 from the recent past have also hinted, if not confirmed the presence of the  Carl Zeiss lens in Nokia's flagship phone - the Nokia 8. Apart from that Nokia 8 will be powered by a Snapdragon 835 processor and will have models with two storage options of 64 GB and 128 GB and two memory (RAM) options of 4 GB and 6 GB.  Also, it will have expandable storage by Micro-SD upto 256 GB. Nothing is quite revolutionary about its specs comprising the RAM, storage except the processor ac

PS4 Pro Boost Mode: All About It

PS4 Pro Boost Mode: All there is about it Sony's PS4 Pro is one hell of a console. While not the first choice for movie lovers, because it does not support Blu-Ray DVDs, the PS4 Pro, offers superb power for games. Packed with top-of-the line specs, it takes gaming to the next level. If you have a 4K TV that supports HDR, then you will be able to experience the true power of this console. However, not all PlayStation 4 games have been properly patched to utilize the tremendous power of its successor, while some have not even been patched at all. And for that, comes the " Boost Mode ".

Samsung Galaxy S8 Review: The Best Phone Out Yet

Samsung Galaxy S8: The Best Review of the Best Smartphone of 2017 After the Note 7 fiasco, Samsung made a rebound with its Galaxy S8, whose display has been rated the best phone display. Truly, the best in its lineage, the S8 packs an amazing array of features, performance and camera in a gorgeous metal and glass body. While it could have made some more improvements in the battery, the Samsung Galaxy S8 is no doubt the best phone out yet and in this review, I will show you a complete review of this device and of the immense improvements it has made.

Choose This Phone for your International Travels

Best Phone to Take with You for International Travel Thinking about which phone is most suitable for taking with you abroad? Well there are several factors to consider. In this post we round about the factors and help you decide, the best phone for your International travel.

PS4 Pro Review: Should I Buy the PS4 Pro?

Should I Buy the PS4 Pro? PS4 Review Thinking whether you should buy the PS4 Pro? You shan't have any doubts regarding that after you go through this complete comprehensive and highly researched review of the PS4 Pro - the most powerful gaming console till date!

OnePlus 3T Review : The Best Just Got Better

OnePlus 3T  Review of the Best Smartphone Yes! The best just got better! OnePlus, a Chinese firm, took the smartphone market by storm when it started producing high end smartphones with a very nominal price tag. It literally shook the contemporary flagships of 2016, with its OnePlus 3 smartphone. Packed with high end specs, OnePlus succeeded in producing a phone that offered better performance than several flagships at about half their price. Well not for long!

OnePlus 3 Review

OnePlus 3 - The Flagship killer Review ! OnePlus 3 is the 3rd smartphone released by the 2 year old Chinese company known as OnePlus! Termed by the company as a flagship smartphone killer, does it really hold onto its name as a flagship killer or is it all just a hype? Read on to find out.