Samsung Galaxy Note 8 review

THIS TIME LAST YEAR, we were quick to declare the Galaxy Note 7 as a knock-out smartphone and branded it Samsung’s “most beautiful” plus-sized handset yet.  Just weeks later, Samsung was forced to recall the smartphone after it was revealed, somewhat dramatically, that a dangerous battery flaw saw handsets explode, burn arses and cause chaos […]

Motorola Moto Z2 Force review: Moto’s smashproof phone returns with a slimmer design and a performance boost

Motorola’s indestructible phone returns, this time in a much thinner design and with a handful of new add-ons that instantly upgrade the phone, alongside – of course – its guaranteed shatter-resistant glass screen. READ NEXT: Best smartphones of 2017 (so far) But, are these improvements enough to sway yearly upgraders away from the usual flagship […]

The HTC U11 Plus emerges from the shadows

If you were following the tech news this past September, you must have read that HTC’s mobile department was bought by Google. Contrary to what one might think, this doesn’t mean that the Taiwanese manufacturer will stop manufacturing its own smartphones, as a new flagship is emerging from the shadows: the HTC U11 Plus. The latest news reveals […]

Google Pixel 2 XL review

Google has done it again. Despite impressive competition this year, the Pixel 2 XL is the best Android smartphone in the world. Now before you start jumping at its faults (the lack of a headphone jack; the edges around the screen; or the missing MicroSD slot when the competing Galaxy Note 8 and LG V30 both have one) we’ll […]