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Acer Predator X27 review: 4K, 144Hz G-Sync HDR is the Holy Grail of gaming monitors, with quirks

The Acer Predator X27 is one of the first G-Sync HDR displays and checks every box you could ask for despite some bleeding-edge quirks and

Google Pixel 3 rumors – UPDATED : Wireless charging, a giant screen, and no more secrets

The third generation of Google’s Pixel flagship phone is due to land this fall, and we already know a lot about it. The year of

Surface Go teardown reveals one saving grace

Microsoft’s Surface Go may be cheap, but you pay for that in dire repairability and hardware that’s practically disposable, a teardown of the tablet has

Google Pixel 3 rumors: A giant notch, big bezels, and an intriguing dock

The third generation of Google’s Pixel flagship phone is due to land this fall, and we already know a lot about it. The year of

Galaxy Note 9 S Pen: Fans obsess over new details

Apparently the Galaxy Note 9 is coming with a new S Pen, one that’s advanced beyond the past several generations of the smartphone. It’s not

OnePlus 6 teardown reveals real water resistance rating

The newly launched OnePlus 6 has already been torn down once, and that didn’t exactly end on a high note. That said, iFixit’s process was

Samsung Galaxy S9+ Teardown

Introduction While phone makers and operating system developers of dubious numeracy skip straight from eight to ten, Samsung stays strong and gives us the Samsung

Xbox One X Review

PROS High quality console performance Form factor smaller and more slick than predecessors Backwards compatible with a wide variety of games Compatible with previous Xbox

Essential PH-1 review: A beautiful blank slate

Andy Rubin was disillusioned. He helped build the Android operating system. He watched as Google acquired the company, and he steered development on the mobile OS

NVIDIA SHIELD Controller Review (Gen 2, 2017)

PROS Top-notch feel Aesthetically pleasing Refined design makes a good upgrade from the original Battery lasts longer than the original CONS Provides essentially the same

Vivo X9 Hands On Review & Complete Teardown!

The Vivo X9 was officially launched last month with Xplay 6 and X9 Plus. The main feature of this smartphone is the presence of a

Xiaomi MI5S Pro Tear Down Review

Xiaomi MI5S and Xiaomi MI5S Plus have started to sell now. And the main feature of MI5S is the ultrasonic fingerprint scanner under glass and

ASUS N552VX review – not the update we’ve expected but adds some essential features

Pros Good build quality Keeps the excellent keyboard and touchpad Slightly lighter and thinner than its predecessor Supports M.2 PCIe NVMe SSDs Excellent cooling solution

Analyzing Sony’s PlayStation 4 Pro Hardware Reveal : What Lies Beneath

A few months ago near the start of E3, Sony made an interesting revelation: that they would be releasing a higher performing PlayStation 4 console.

Hands On with ASUS ROG Avalon : A Teardown Video

During Computex 2016, as part of their 10-Years of the Republic of Gamers’ celebrations and showcase, ASUS surprised me with a new take on the

Luxury SUV Comparison : Audi Q7 v BMW X5 v Jaguar F-Pace v Lexus RX350 v Mercedes-Benz GLE v Porsche Cayenne v Range Rover Sport v Volvo XC90

When it comes to generously sized premium SUVs, the fun really begins at the $90k-$100k mark. Why? Because at this sweet spot, the choice of

Xiaomi Notebook Air Tear Down

The thin and light notebook category just got a new entrant in the last week. It was none other than Xiaomi, who made not one, but

Asus ZenBook 3 vs Apple MacBook 12-inch (2016) : What’s the difference?

Has Asus made the ultimate MacBook killer? Asus might have the stolen the show over at Computex 2016 when it unveiled the ZenBook 3, a

Amazon Kindle Oasis review : First class reader, first class price

For Light weight design, fast page turns, great battery cover, lovely even lighting, premium feel Against Price, no adaptive front light The Amazon Kindle has

Fairphone 2 review

PROS Easy to upgrade and repair Ethically manufactured CONS Bulky, outdated looks Expensive No confirmation of software upgrades KEY FEATURES 2.26GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 Qualcomm

Amazon Kindle Oasis preview : Supersonic rethinking of the ebook reader

The Amazon Kindle has been somewhat predictable over the past few years, making itself incrementally better, stoically doing what it does best year-on-year, staying true

The Hoverboard You Should Get (So Far)

Whether hoverboards are this year’s Tickle Me Elmo or the beginning of a true movement in, well, movement is yet to be seen. Either way,

Surface Pro 4 iFixit teardown earns a terrible score of 2

It’s hard to deny that the latest Surface Pro 4 is Microsoft’s most beautiful device yet, but you do know what they say about beauty

Galaxy Note 5 teardown reveals difficult to repair LCD

For the most part if your smartphone display breaks odds are you will be taking it somewhere to get the screen replaced. If you are

Google OnHub teardown reveals low repairability

Google’s OnHub router has been given the teardown treatment, and the conclusion is that if you must repair something in the device, you’ll probably find

Android Pay vs Apple Pay: How do they compare?

Android Pay is available in the USA, but what’s the difference between it and Apple Pay? We investigate… Android Pay and Apple Pay are the

Sony Xperia Z5 using dual heat pipes to curb thermal woes

Perhaps miracles do happen. Although the recently revealed Xperia Z5basically has the same specs as the Xperia Z3+/Z4, it might not have one of its

iPod touch 6th gen gutted by iFixit, scores low for repairability

  iFixit has been taking apart just about every new gadget that comes along for years now. The gutting of the devices is under the

Trying the iOS 9 public beta is easier than you think

Apple isn’t releasing iOS 9 until this fall, but if you can’t wait for a taste of the new iPhone and iPad software, the public

iFixit’s LG G4 teardown gets 8 out of 10 in repairability

iFixit is back with what they do best: another teardown and analysis of a new mobile device. This time they’ve tackled the new LG G4,