Video: First Look at the HTC U11!

Now that the HTC U11 is no longer a badly-kept secret, you probably want to know if this is a phone you should consider. After all, it sure is pretty, but does it include the types of features you want in a 2017, $700 phone? We took it for a quick spin to find out.

What I can tell you after spending some time with the HTC U11 is that it feels very much like a slimmer, more compact U Ultra. That means the design is on-point. In fact, this is one of the sexier phones I think you’ll hold, as long as you don’t look at its front bezels.  (more…)

Galaxy S8 is Super Cool, But…

I’m still using the regular Google Pixel on that daily grind.

Samsung made a phone that I just told you was the best phone you could buy today. The Galaxy S8 (and S8+) still is, in my opinion. Nothing has changed on that front. It’s just not the phone for me. Even as iPhone-ish as this small Google Pixel is, with its ugly face and weird backside, it’s the Android phone that does the things I need it to in the best possible way.  (more…)

Video: 25+ Galaxy S8 Tips and Tricks

As you guys know, with the launch of each major flagship, we don’t just whip through a phone, share a couple of thoughts, and then toss it aside. We try to get you from the unboxing experience to the next steps after first boot, followed by review and then a lengthy tips and tricks session. Since our full Galaxy S8 and S8+ review is done, as is our S8 camera comparison and “First 10 Things to Do” write-ups, we need to get into that final segment. Yep, it’s time for 25+ Galaxy S8 tips and tricks(more…)

5 Reasons the Galaxy S8, S8+ Are Worth Buying

The latest smartphones from Samsung have a lot going for them. The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ have the high-end specs you’d expect in 2017, amazing designs, and a feature-packed OS that actually looks and behaves pretty darn good.

Below, we’ve rounded up 5 reasons why we think the Galaxy S8 and S8+ are worth buying. Whether it be the overall design, awesome camera experience, or the fact that is has a headphone jack, we don’t think you can go wrong with either of these phones.

Here are 5 reasons the Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ are worth buying.  (more…)

Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ Review

Given the misfortune Samsung went through last year with the Galaxy Note 7, the company undoubtedly needed to bring its A-game for 2017. Intro the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, the company’s latest flagships to help consumers forget that it accidentally shipped out devices that could set a house ablaze and not regular ol’ smartphones.

Instead of a Edge variant like last year, we’ve got two identical devices, with exception to the battery size and display size. Other than that, it’s the same phone, so we’ll kill two birds with one stone in this review.

This is our Galaxy S8 / Galaxy S8+ review. (more…)

Camera Comparison: Galaxy S8 vs. Pixel vs. LG G6

Thinking back to the early days of Android, it’s insane to see how far cameras inside of smartphones have come. The innovation doesn’t seem to be slowing this year either, as there are many phones available to buyers with very capable and exciting shooters inside. In an attempt to see which is the best of the best with regard to daily usage, we’ve put Samsung’s latest, the Galaxy S8, against the Google Pixel and G6 from LG. (more…)

Galaxy S8 / S8+: First 10 Things to Do!

Now that our Galaxy S8 and S8+ unboxing is out of the way, it’s time to dive into the capabilities of Samsung’s newest top-tier phone. As you know, we do that by breaking it down into tips and tricks, camera reviews, and the first 10 things we think you should.

In this “First 10 Things” video for the Galaxy S8 (or Galaxy S8+), we do our best to be there for Samsung owners who are in for a big change when it comes to using their new phone. Because Samsung has ditched the physical home button and gone virtual, there are a whole bunch of actions that are now different.  (more…)