Author: Cameron Faulkner

Samsung Gear Fit 2

The first Samsung Gear Fit was a fitness tracker through and through, but with a hint of smartwatch for good measure. Since its release in 2014 (about half a century in tech years) many...

Skagen Falster

As far as first attempts go, Skagen’s Falster is quite an impressive smartwatch. Nailing a look so refined is something that some larger manufacturers, like Moto and Huawei, have yet to figure out in...

TicWatch E

The Mobvoi TicWatch E is not the first great Android Wear smartwatch, nor is it the best-looking option available. It doesn’t even break new ground, but for such a low price, it doesn’t really...

Essential Phone

For a brand with no track record of making smartphones, the Essential Phone is an intriguing first attempt.  It’s going for the long game by offering a phone that, in theory, doesn’t have to...

Nokia Go

The allure of a cool, capable smartwatch is strong, what with options like the flashy Apple Watch 3 and regal LG Watch Style available, but sometimes all you need is a simple activity tracker....

Samsung Gear VR

As far as phone accessories go, the Samsung Gear VR has always been one of the best. But now, paired with a motion controller, you owe this to yourself if you own a Samsung...

Google Home Max

The Google Home Max turns the Google Assistant into your very own personal DJ. Well, the same can be said about the Google Home and the Google Home Mini, but the Max is the...

Fossil Q Explorist

Fossil is no stranger to making a smartwatch. Since its first debuted well over a year ago, it has worked to make each model a little slimmer and more feature-packed than the last.  But,...

Bose SoundTrue

Having a set of over-ear headphones on your head should be a comfortable experience. It should also be a fun one, complete with the sound isolation and strong performance you expect to be put...

Jabra Move Wireless

The Jabra Move Wireless tries to prove that fitness gurus and couch potatoes have a surprising amount in common. Being the certified couch potato that I am, I too enjoy the same things about...

Google Pixel Buds

The stylish and comfortable Google Pixel Buds are among the better wireless headphones that I’ve used. But even so, they fall a little shorter from hitting the mark than most of the best wireless...

Google Pixel 2 XL review

Update: Google Pixel 2 XL has a few problems we’ve addressed in our full review, from the faint screen burn-in effect and muted colors to the audio recording distortion when recording 4K video.  Right...

LG V30

Update: The LG V30 is one of the best Android phones that you can buy, so we’d be remiss to omit that you’ll be able to snag one on discount during the holiday season...

Google Home Mini

Update: Google’s mini smart speaker is going for next to nothing just in time for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. If you’re in the US, you’ll easily be able to find it for about...

Bose QuietComfort 25

Update: These days the Bose QC25 headphones are looking a little long in the tooth. In 2017 they were superseded by the QC35 II headphones, which improved on them by making them wireless. The...

LG Q6

The LG Q6 is the midrange take on the company’s 2017 flagship smartphone, the LG G6. As you can see for yourself, much of the G6’s visual pizazz has made the transition to the...

Moto G5 Plus

Update: Moto has announced that the G5 Plus will receive the upgrade to Android Oreo in the following months. It won’t revolutionize the way you use the phone, but notification dots, a retooling of...