The Pixel 2 and 2 XL have a 12MP f/1.8 rear camera with both optical and electronic image stabilization, an OLED screen – 5″ 1080p on the Pixel 2 and 6″ 1440p on the 2 XL – and will be the first Android phones to have Google Lens, an object recognition feature.
There are about 2 billion active Android devices across the entire price spectrum. And that means Google is making bank. Business Casual tracks the origin of the operating system that revolutionized the mobile phone market, with a bit of help from Apple.
The definitive version of BlackBerry’s 2017 flagship smartphone doesn’t just have an all-black exterior. Its RAM has been upgraded from 3GB in the standard version to 4GB, and its storage from 32GB to 64GB. The upgrade makes for a snappier and more reliable device.
Both the Galaxy Note 8 and its stylus are water-resistant, and the latter now has text translation and editable off-screen memos. The phone has two 12MP rear cameras that can shoot at the same time for adjustable background blur. Then there’s that immersive 6.3″ AMOLED display.
The heavy duty Samsung Galaxy S8 Active has a shatter-resistant display and a metal frame that protects the phone from shock, vibration and scratches, in addition to being dust- and water-resistant. It also has a larger battery (4,000mAh) compared to the standard S8.
“My mission in this life is to make sure every man, woman, and child has their life enriched by always having a device in their hand.” JP Sears is back with more Ultra Spiritual Life advice, and how you’re not using your phone enough. This battery pack should do the trick.
It weighed 2.5lb, took 10h to charge and lasted only 30min. a time, but the first cellular phone was a hit, and paved the way for a technological arms race that continues to this day. ColdFusion sums up the origin of cellphones and the man behind our favorite gadget.
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If your car has a CD player, there’s a pretty slim chance you’re still using it. Put that slot to good use with Exogear’s adjustable hands-free mount that slides in and holds any smartphone with screens between 3.5″ and 5.8″ nice and steady. Save 33% in The Awesomer Shop.
The Xperia XZ Premium has an HDR-enabled 5.5″ 4K touchscreen. Its 13MP front camera and 19MP rear camera both have optical image stabilization. The rear camera also has a 960fps slow motion mode, and can automatically take photos so you can catch fleeting moments.
Until now, if you wanted motion control and room-scale tracking for virtual reality, you needed a powerful PC, multiple sensors, and lots of wires. NOLO aims to change this with a reasonably priced system that pairs with smartphones and inexpensive VR headsets.