Microsoft's popularity rises among younger generation

YouGov constantly monitors something called a BrandIndex. This sort of survey interviews thousands of consumers every day to track how popular a brand is not just over long periods of time but over weeks and days as well. The company’s new numbers show popularity for Microsoft has reached a two year high. This is especially true for consumers between the ages of 18 and 35. This age group has scored the tech giant a 44. The next highest age group gave Microsoft a 39. A score of 44 is worlds away from this time last year, where the company had fallen just below 35. The fondness of Microsoft …


The results immortalized: Android One wins popularity contest vs MIUI

As you may have learned, Xiaomi — the Chinese smartphone giant that also happens to have an Android One partnership for that one phone (Xiaomi Mi A1) — recently ran a Twitter poll. It was comparing its own, home-made MIUI interface, which heavily customizes Android, to the vanilla experience on Android One. Turns out, Android One won the poll votes and Xiaomi deleted the tweet.

No hard feelings here, but we thought it would be fun to immortalize those results, so we ran our own poll yesterday. As expected, most of our readers are much more fond of Google’s pure Android experience than an …

Results: LG V30 wins popularity contest vs OnePlus 5T

The OnePlus 5T is here and is a part of the 18:9 flagship flock. It packs all the cutting-edge hardware you’d expect and still maintains a rather affordable starting price — especially when we consider the competition — at $499.

But one can argue that the 5T is walking a path that has already been beaten by other outstanding handsets this year — the Galaxy S8+, the LG V30 come to mind when looking at its new all-screen front.

Unlike the G6 before it, the LG V30 really seems to have made an impact — fans love it for its super-compact footprint, light weight, …