Mophie Powerstation USB-C 3XL

Mophie Powerstation USB-C 3XL review

Announced last month, the Mophie Powerstation USB-C 3XL is the newest portable battery pack in Mophie's lineup. While the company sells a variety of mobile accessories, including belt clips and charging cables, it's perhaps best known for its...
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BlackBerry KEY2 LE review: Cheaper, but at what cost?

The BlackBerry KEY2 LE is a more affordable version of the flagship BlackBerry KEY2 that was released earlier this year. While the KEY2 LTE has the same display size, resolution, QWERTY keyboard, and build quality as the KEY2, it has noticeably...
iPhone XR Review: The 2018 iPhone You Should (Probably) Buy Play Button

iPhone XR review: The 2018 iPhone you should (probably) buy

Apple made the iPhone XR for those of you who want a brand new smartphone but don't want to pay the premium rate of $1000 for one. While it's not quite as elegant as the iPhone XS, the iPhone XR offers most of the same core features that make it a...
OnePlus 6T Unboxing and First Impressions - PhoneDog Play Button

OnePlus 6T unboxing and first impressions

Hands-on the latest flagship killer from OnePlus. Starting at $549, the OnePlus 6T features a massive 6.41-inch OLED display, Snapdragon 845 CPU with 6GB RAM, 128GB internal storage, 20MP and 16MP rear cameras, 3700mAh battery, in-display...
Why You Should Buy the Pixel 3 Instead of the Pixel 3 XL - PhoneDog Play Button

Why you should buy the Pixel 3 instead of the Pixel 3 XL

When a company releases two variants of a flagship smartphone, one of them is usually crippled in the hardware department. With the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, there are hardly any compromises. You get the same camera sensor, the ability to...
LG V40 ThinQ Unboxing and First Look - PhoneDog Play Button

LG V40 ThinQ unboxing and first look

The LG V40 ThinQ may be one of the most underrated smartphones of 2018. While it carries a premium $949 price, it offers top-of-the-line features like wireless charging, a Snapdragon 845 octa-core processor with 6GB of RAM, and a total of five...
Apple iPhone XR Unboxing and First Look - PhoneDog Play Button

Apple iPhone XR unboxing and first look

The iPhone XR is Apple's most affordable smartphone of 2018, offering many of the same features as the more expensive iPhone XS like the A12 Bionic chip, 12-megapixel rear camera, and edge-to-edge display. The differences are in the details. The...
Google Pixel Stand Review: Best Wireless Charger? - PhoneDog Play Button

Google Pixel Stand review: Best wireless charger?

The Pixel Stand from Google does more than most wireless charging pads, as it should for the price of $79. It can turn your Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL into a Smart Display, complete with a photo slideshow feature, always-listening Google Assistant, and...
Google Pixel 3 XL Unboxing, Setup and First Impressions - PhoneDog Play Button

Google Pixel 3 XL unboxing, setup, and first impressions

With the Pixel 3 XL, Google appears to have fixed many of the issues that plagued the Pixel 2 XL, such as the blue tint and black smear problems with the display. The most glaring fault, if you want to call it that, is the addition of an unusually...
Apple Watch Series 4 Review: The Best Smartwatch Just Got Better - PhoneDog Play Button

Apple Watch Series 4 review: The best smartwatch just got better

Just because the overall design of the Apple Watch Series 4 resembles the previous generation doesn't mean it didn't received a big refresh. No, in fact, the Apple Watch Series 4 received the biggest update we've ever seen made to the product line....
iPhone XS Max Review: Why It's Not the Phone For Me - PhoneDog Play Button

iPhone XS Max review: Why it's not the phone for me

Beau HD reviews Apple's premium iPhone XS Max and sees how it stacks up against the competition. Starting at $1,099, the XS Max is the most expensive iPhone Apple has ever released. It sports a massive 6.5-inch OLED display, Apple A12 Bionic...
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Apple Watch Series 4 unboxing and first impressions

Beau HD unboxes his Apple Watch Series 4 with a 44mm gold aluminum case and pink sand sport band. The Series 4 smartwatch features improved performance, a thinner body, a larger display, and new watch faces. Starting at $399, do you think the new...
iPhone XS Max Unboxing and First Impressions - PhoneDog Play Button

iPhone XS Max unboxing and first impressions

The iPhone XS Max is the most exciting new product Apple announced at its iPhone launch event earlier this month. The XS Max manages to cram a massive 6.5-inch edge-to-edge display inside a frame that is nearly the same size as an iPhone 8 Plus. If...
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My 'Work and Play' desk setup!

Beau HD shares his desk setup that's perfect for gaming, video editing, and consuming media. BenQ EX3501R 35-inch monitor BenQ ScreenBar Audioengine A5+ Active Speakers IKEA KARLBY countertop IKEA FEJKA plant IKEA SINNERLIG light IKEA BJORKSTA...
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 First Impressions - PhoneDog Play Button

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 first impressions

The Galaxy Note 9 may be the most competent smartphone on the market. Not only does it feature some of the most onboard storage we've ever seen in a smartphone (128GB or 512GB), but it features a massive 4,000mAh battery that puts the Galaxy Note 8'...
Google Pixel 3 & Pixel 3 XL: What To Expect - PhoneDog Play Button

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL: What to expect

Everything we can expect to see featured in the upcoming Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones from Google, which are expected to debut on October 9th.

Have your heart set on new releases & your eyes on the wallet? Tello Mobile can help sweeten the deal

If you are on the fence about getting a new flagship device, geeking out about the new releases but having trouble with the overall cost of your latest tech crush, know there is hope. Your best bet is to buy an unlocked smartphone, take advantage of...
BLU Vivo XI+ Review: Redefining the Budget Smartphone - PhoneDog Play Button

BLU Vivo XI+ review: Redefining the budget smartphone

BLU is going through a dramatic shift, limiting the number of products it releases and guaranteeing upgrades to new versions of Android. The first phone to embody the new shift is the Vivo XI+ (pronounced Vivo 11 Plus). It's a $350 smartphone that...
BlackBerry Key2 Review: One Month Later - PhoneDog Play Button

BlackBerry KEY2 review: One month later

During the entire month of July and into August, Beau HD used the BlackBerry KEY2 as his daily driver, sharing his experience with the handset along the way. Today, he is reviewing the handset as a whole to see if it's worth its price tag. Would you...
Microsoft Surface Go: What You Need To Know - PhoneDog Play Button

Microsoft Surface Go: What you need to know

The most important pros and cons you need to consider before you buy Microsoft's new Surface Go laptop. There are two different models of the Surface Go: The $399 base model comes with 4GB of RAM, 64GB of eMMC storage, and an Intel Pentium Gold...