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Opinion

OnePlus 10 Pro

In 2022, We Didn’t Love: $1,000 Phones

A couple of years ago, when Samsung dropped the Galaxy S20 series on us, with price points starting at $$1,000 for the lowest-end model, I was worried. It sure looked like the beginning of a move toward the smartphone industry adopting a pricing scheme where...
Galaxy S22 - OnePlus 10 Pro - iPhone 14 Pro

In 2022, We Loved: All of the Frosted and Matte Glass

We were one of the earliest in this space to share our distaste for the excessive use of glass in smartphone designs. We questioned why anyone would call glass "premium," when it is without a doubt an incredibly fragile material that can be easily scratched or...
Google Pixel 7

Pixel 7 Saved a Disappointing 2022

Thank you, Pixel 7. Thank you for helping end 2022 on a fun note that otherwise would have left me asleep, tossing and turning in bed while trying to flip my brain over to the idea that maybe 2023 will be more exciting and less disappointing. When 2022 kicked...

OK, We Need These iPhone 14 Pro Features on Android

A lot of reaction stuff following a big Apple or Google or Samsung event, where they've revealed their next line-up of hardware devices, can be silly. It's one side taking shots at another or pointing out who did which feature first or better. It can be fun (...
Google Pixel Watch

It’s Going to be the Pixel Watch for Me

The Google Pixel Watch was (obviously) going to be a must-have item around the DL offices, being the first smartwatch from Google and all. Even if we don't quite know all of the details surrounding its specs and features and price, it is without a doubt a...
US 3-Year Wireless Contracts

The Era of 3-Year Wireless Contracts is Here

I got an email this morning about the latest Verizon deal for a free 5G phone and felt like it was PSA time after reading through its terms. This particular deal is similar to another recently launched Verizon promo, only this one was for new and existing...
Google Pixel Watch - chipset, specs

And Then a Pixel Watch Rumor Killed the Excitement

There were lots of light-hearted jokes to be had after Google announced the Pixel Watch at I/O last week, mostly because rumors of such a watch's existence have carried on for years. We actually laughed a bit when it was official, because we almost weren't...