Science & Technology

OnePlus Watch Review: You Get What You Pay For

A few weeks ago, I reviewed the OnePlus 9 Pro and found a smartphone that delivers a lot, but asks too much in exchange. The OnePlus Watch is almost the inverse of that: it’s missing many features compared to the competition, but it’s also asking far less for the privilege. With a starting price of $159 it undercuts not just the Apple Watch, but also the Google-powered smartwatches I wear on a regular basis. The question is, does it sacrifice too much functionality in the process – or at least, that’s what I’d normally ask. After ten days with the OnePlus Watch, I’ve found that the real question is: what will this smartwatch look like when it’s actually finished? ... Read More | Share it now!

Farewell, LG Mobile: 20 Years Of Doing Phones Differently

From “Lucky Goldstar” to “Life’s Good” to … Last Gasp. That’s the rough trajectory of LG Mobile: a technology brand that over the past twenty years went from a strong second choice for American dumbphone buyers, to the only game in town if you wanted the hottest messaging phones available, to a case study on how to do Android smartphones differently – for better, and for worse. ... Read More | Share it now!