Nova True Wireless Headphones Review

If you’re in the market for a pair of those fancy true wireless headphones, say like the Apple AirPods or Samsung Gear IconX, you must surely know by now that they don’t come cheap – easily costing you upwards around $200 in most instances! At less than half the cost of its esteemed competitors, TRNDlabs’ Nova True Wireless earbuds seem like they’re a dream come true with its irresistible price of $79.00. That’s dirt cheap when it comes to true wireless headphone solutions, but when it’s priced that low, it makes anyone wondere if there any major drawbacks with them.

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Leaked Vivo Xplay 7 slides tout true 'all-screen' phone with hidden finger scanner

Make of it what you will, but it was not Samsung or Apple, and rather the Chinese phone maker Vivo (which shares a parent company with OnePlus) that showcased a working prototype of a phone with under-display finger scanner, based on its Xplay 6 model. Now, for the Xplay 7 next year, Vivo might have polished the technology enough to place it in a retail device, leaked intracompany presentation slides suggest.

Vivo uses Qualcomm’s ultrasonic tech that is not as elaborate as the one from Synaptic, but given that both Apple and Samsung reportedly struggled …

JLab Audio Epic Air Wireless hands-on: True wireless for only $150

Wireless headphones, they’re all the rage nowadays. Everyone is making the leap and transitioning from the usual Bluetooth wireless headphones that are typically tethered together with a cable, to these discrete looking, independent wireless earbuds – think popular ones like the Apple Airpods, Samsung Gear IconX, and Jaybird Run to name a few. You might not have heard of the company JLab, but they have a pretty convincing offering that’s priced to sell!

The JLab Audio Epic Air Wireless follows the trend we’ve been seeing, a pair of Bluetooth earbuds that are independent …

A true edge-to-edge screen: a new prototype phone shows what the future could look like

“Bezel-less” phones with taller, 18:9 screens are becoming the norm among flagships as they maximize screen real estate, but making a true bezel-less phone is hard. For starters, you have an earpiece and a front camera to think about, as well as a range of other sensors. So how do you do it?

Here is an idea: resurrect the old slider form factor of phones. Sounds crazy, but it makes sense as the bottom slide out part can actually house all of those things.
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Leaked iOS 11 Gold Master reveals new wallpaper, Animoji, AirPods 2, True Tone Display and more

Apple’s decision to leak the Gold Master version of iOS 11 and then take it down brought forward all kinds of interesting leaks Saturday afternoon. We’ve already gone through several of them, and now we have some more including new Wallpapers coming to Apple’s latest mobile OS build. Also coming to iOS 11 are Animoji. These are animated emoji that use your voice and reflect your facial expressions. For example, using the Face ID camera, you’ll be able to create an animated image of poop emoji with your facial characteristics!

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Deal: Buy an unlocked Moto Z2 Play and save $199 on a Hasselblad True Zoom, or a Moto Projector

Released in the US last month, Motorola’s unlocked Moto Z2 Play is one of the nicest smartphones that you can currently buy for less than $500. To make the handset even more attractive, Motorola now allows customers to pair it with a Hasselblad True Zoom Mod, or an Insta-share Projector Mod, and get $199.99 off the total price.

Normally, the Hasselblad True Zoom Mod and the Moto Insta-share Projector Mod cost $299.99 each, being two of the most expensive Mods that Motorola is selling. The $199.99 discount is available for only one of the two Mods at your choosing …

Nova Launcher finally gets true Google Now integration on home screen, here's how to enable it

Nova Launcher is finally getting support for one of the most highly-requested features from the Android community – Google Now integration. Ever since Google introduced Now in 2012, the convenient homescreen side pane has been at the top of the wishlists of countless Nova Launcher users who were not willing to switch away from their favorite, highly-customizable launcher. However, for a number of technical reasons, Now integration could not be easily added to Nova Launcher.

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HTC U (Ocean) pictured for the first time – is this HTC's true flagship for 2017?

Back in January, HTC said that it was not planning to release an HTC 11 smartphone. This, however, doesn’t mean that the U Ultra – available in the US since last month – will remain the company’s only high-end handset throughout 2017, as an HTC U (codenamed Ocean) is expected to be launched in the near future.

Thanks to Evan Blass (aka @evleaks), we now have what’s likely the first legit photo showing the HTC U. The upcoming smartphone seemingly has a glossy finish, a small fingerprint scanner on the front, plus rounded corners and edges. The device kind of looks like a smaller HTC U …

B&H bundle deal takes $400 off the purchase of a Hasselblad True Zoom and the unlocked Moto Z bundle


B&H Photo sells cameras, obviously. The Manhattan based retailer also sells smartphones. So what could be more natural for B&H than to bundle the svelte Moto Z handset with the Hasselblad True Zoom Moto Mod? The latter connects to the phone with the use of magnetic pins and comes with 10X optical zooming capabilities. It features a 12MP sensor and records video at 1080p. The Moto Z is the thinnest premium smartphone around at 5.19mm. It features a 5.5-inch screen with a 1440 x 2560 resolution screen, and is powered by the Snapdragon 820 chipset. This version has 4GB of RAM and 64GB …

HTC Evo 4G – Why It’s A Gadget Freak’s Fantasy Come True!

HTC has unveiled its sexy new smartphone that is attracting attention like mosquitos to a light. Just take one peak at it and you will be amazed with its beauty. For starters, it has a screen so big it will make the screens of the iPhone, Galaxy or Nexus One look anemic next to it. It’s list of features seems endless and each of them are awesome. If you are looking for a smartphone that has literally everything you can think of and wish for, then the HTC Evo 4G will put a big smile on your face. So what exactly is driving everyone so crazy over it?

One of the main features of the new Evo 4G has to be its camera. This phone does not have one, it has two! One is on the front and the other is located on the back. The one on the back is a high resolution super sharp 8 megapixel camera capable of producing large, very clear pictures. In addition, the camera software has so many picture settings that it would be very difficult for you to be capable of shooting a shot and not find it satisfying. If you love to take pictures, the Evo would win your heart very quickly. This would have to be the phone you have been waiting and praying for.

On top of that, Evo uses 4G technology that allows you to take full advantage of any 4G network. If you are looking for a next generation high speed communication service, 4G is what you are looking for. If you are currently using 3G, you need to get ready for the surprise of your life! Although 4G is only available currently in selected cities around the country, it is only a matter of time before it becomes available throughout the country very soon. The Evo 4G will set the stage for the future of smartphones.

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