Sony seeding stable Android 11 to Xperia 5 II

By | January 21, 2021

A week after the Xperia 5 got its Android 11 update, its successor the Xperia 5 II is also getting the latest update. The new firmware bears the 58.1.A.1.178 build number and is seeding across Europe, Russia and Asia. The new update comes in at just 710MB in size. Android 11 update for Xperia 5…

Phiaton 900 Legacy review

By | January 19, 2021

You may or may not have heard of Phiaton and that’s because they’re a brand that’s mostly doing its business in the US. But the brand is actually been doing this for a long time and it has delivered some amazing products. What are the Phiaton 900 Legacy The cans we’ll cover in this review…

Samsung Galaxy S21 series vs Galaxy S20 series

By | January 17, 2021

Samsung introduced its Galaxy S21 lineup earlier this week – a vanilla Galaxy S21, a plus model that provides largely the same internals in a larger package and the Ultra that has a strong claim for the throne of the ultimate cameraphone. We already compared the three new phones, but now it’s time to look…

LG isn’t giving up on smartphones

By | January 16, 2021

A recent report from Korean publication The Elec announced a dramatic development in tow for next week, namely that LG would announce its exit from the smartphone market. LG begs to differ, however. According to the company’s global communicator for consumer tech, Ken Hong, all of this is “completely false and without merit. I won’t…

Hot take: Samsung Galaxy S21 lineup

By | January 15, 2021

It’s not quite February like the good old days but Samsung announced its latest flagship series with the Galaxy S21 trio. The mainstream flagships of the world’s largest manufacturer are understandably a big deal for the industry as a whole, so we thought we’d share some early thoughts on what we like and what rubbed…