Daily Archives: December 10, 2017

Why gear rental marketplace Lumoid shut down

Lumoid, a tech gear rental startup is no longer in business and its founder Aarthi Ramamurthy is moving on to Facebook. The startup launched as just a “crazy idea,” when it came out of Y Combinator four and half years ago, Ramamurthy wrote on a

Archos Diamond Omega review – GSMArena.com tests

Introduction Not exactly a household name, at least not outside of a few core European markets, Archos has been around for a few years on the smartphone scene with mixed success. A partnership with Nubia (a ZTE-owned smartphone maker) has recently allowed them to bolster

Counterclockwise: phones putting on weight through the years

Phones have been getting heavier. And no, it’s not because they’ve been getting “bigger” – screen size certainly went up, but thickness went down. The average volume of the 50 most popular phones has been pretty stable since around 2006. If you remember your physics

The Flying Eye and you and I

It’s refreshing, in this difficult time, when technology and the tech industry seem trapped in a quicksand of endless ethical compromises and disconcerting emergent properties, to come across something tech-related of which one can say, awed, without complications or caveats: holy shit this is amazing.

Top 10 trending phones of week 49

Weekly 49 brought no change to the top of our popularity chart. The Oppo F5 is on top for the 7th time in a row, ahead of the Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro. Surprisingly, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 made the podium without being even official