Monthly Archives: December 2017

Top smartphone reviews of 2017

Being a mobile tech reviewer definitely has its perks. Shiny new devices are great and all, but still, at the end of the day, the most gratifying thing is to see our work actually help out readers and eager buyers navigate the vast and often

New Nokia 8 update begins rolling out

HMD has started pushing out a new update to its Nokia 8 smartphone. The change-log mentions things like improved system stability and user interface enhancements, aside from the December security patch. This new update – which arrives as Oreo version 4.390 and weighs in at

LG Q6 review – tests

Introduction LG went all-in with the 18:9 display aspect ratio this year for its flagships – both the G6 and the V30 employ this spec that’s become incredibly trendy in 2017. The tall screens have only recently started to make their way to mid-rangers, though,

Xiaomi Redmi 5 in for review

Xiaomi Redmi 5 sounds like a successor to the Redmi 4, but it actually comes as a vanilla version of the Redmi 5 Plus that is essentially the follow-up of the Redmi Note 4. The name game might not be strong with Xiaomi, but the

Oreo for Asus ZenFone 4 (ZE554KL) begins rolling out

Asus has started pushing out a new update to its ZenFone 4 (ZE554KL) smartphone. Arriving as version V15.0405.1711.76, it’s a major update that brings along Android 8.0 Oreo (which is inline with what was promised). The change-log published by the company includes features like more