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OnePlus 6T hands-on: This time around it might actually be a flagship killer

In a crowded month-plus of phone releases, Android might have saved the best for last. It’s no easy task to follow the Galaxy Note 9, Pixel 3 XL, Mate 20 Pro, and iPhone XS Max, but the OnePlus 6T might just give Samsung, Google, Huawei, and even Apple a reason to be concerned. The $549 6T is easily OnePlus’s most ... Read More »

Pixel Stand hands-on: doing what Home Hub does with your Pixel 3

The Google Home Hub adds a smart screen to your smart home. But if you’re going to buy a Pixel 3 or 3 XL, you might want to just grab the Pixel Stand instead – that’s Google’s official wireless charger.   The Pixel 3 and 3 XL have a custom UI for the Pixel Stand • Only for the Always ... Read More »

The Evil Within 2 hands-on preview: An artistic approach to horror, and vice versa

I never finished The Evil Within. I’d say it’s on my Pile of Shame™, but to be honest I’m not very ashamed—I hated it. I hated its clunky player movement. I hated the boss battles, which were often about as buggy as they were annoying. I hated how long it took your character to open a damn door. Most of all ... Read More »

Hands-on: EVGA’s sensor-laden iCX technology revolutionizes graphics card cooling

Graphics cards aren’t what they used to be—and that’s a good thing. Nvidia’s ferocious GeForce GTX 1080 blows the pants off its predecessor in sheer, overwhelming performance while actually drawing slightly less power, and generating only slightly more heat overall. But here’s the thing about traditional video cards: A single sensor on the graphics processor determines how cooling is handled ... Read More »

Nokia 6 hands-on shows that sweet metal body in full glory

Nokia is back in the smartphone game and even if the mid-range China-exclusive 6 isn’t exactly what we all wanted at least it will give us some valuable insights for the future of the HMD-owned brand. You see while the Nokia 6 will retail for under $250 its aluminum body is more fitting of a flagship or at least an ... Read More »

Just,in:,Meizu,M5,Note,hands-on

Twas the night before New Year’s Eve when the good guy postman came in our office with hefty package in his hands. Almost like Santa he brought us a few gifts for being good kids throughout the year. We unpacked it and there it was – Meizu M5 Note in all its pearl white beauty (or silver, as is officially ... Read More »

Just in: Meizu M5 hands-on

A crate arrived at our doorstep the other day chock-full of Meizus. Naturally, we all flocked around the Pro 6 Plus flagship and we already shared our initial thoughts about it, but it is this M5 here that will be outselling the top model who knows how many times – its price starts at CNY 699 or just $100. The ... Read More »

Hands-on: Microsoft Teams brings the best and worst of Office to team-building

Microsoft’s Teams provides Office 365 subscribers various ways to collaborate and share information across teams. Credit: Mark Hachman 1COMMENT Mark Hachman | @markhachman Senior Editor, PCWorld Nov 2, 2016 1:51 PM Microsoft’s Teams app reinvents communication and collaboration in a way that’s typically Microsoft: tons of features, numerous options, with some of that complexity unfortunately pushed onto the user. The ... Read More »

Moto Z Play stars in hands-on photo shoot

A couple of days ago the upcoming Moto Z Play got certified by China’s TENAA, the country’s FCC equivalent. This meant we got to see the first images of the device, low-quality as they may have been. Now though someone in possession of a Moto Z Play prototype has decided to create a photo session starring the unannounced smartphone, and ... Read More »

Hitman (2016) hands-on: One assassination, three different methods

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