Month: December 2017

The food revolution may have just needed a cup of Blue Bottle

Each massive exit in the tech ecosystem usually follows the same cycle: an upstart becomes a huge business, it goes public or sells for a huge sum of money, many of the best people that built it take off and...

/ December 30, 2017

How a simple tech upgrade at the IRS could transform the economy

Sam Hodges is the co-founder and U.S. managing director of Funding Circle, a leading lending platform for small businesses. He is responsible for overseeing the overall strategic direction and day-to-day operation of Funding Circle in the U.S. Our credit system...

/ December 30, 2017

Top smartphone reviews of 2017

Being a mobile tech reviewer definitely has its perks. Shiny new devices are great and all, but still, at the end of the day, the most gratifying thing is to see our work actually help out readers and eager buyers...

/ December 30, 2017

Watch the second half of Bubbleproof’s first season

We’re excited to be premiering a new mockumentary series about the startup world called Bubbleproof. You can watch the second half of the first season right here. On Google AMP? Click here for a better view. If you missed the...

/ December 30, 2017

New Nokia 8 update begins rolling out

HMD has started pushing out a new update to its Nokia 8 smartphone. The change-log mentions things like improved system stability and user interface enhancements, aside from the December security patch. This new update – which arrives as Oreo version...

/ December 30, 2017

Apple’s $29 iPhone battery replacements are available starting today

Those $29 battery out-of-warranty replacements Apple promised are now available for impacted users with an iPhone 6 or later. The company was initially aiming for a late-January timeframe in the States when it first offered up the discount, following blowback...

/ December 30, 2017

Huawei P smart’s European pricing and launch time frame revealed

Acclaimed leakster Evan Blass recently revealed that the Huawei Enjoy 7S will be globally available as the Huawei P smart. And now, a new report has revealing pricing and availability info for the device. As per the report, the P...

/ December 30, 2017

LG Q6 review – GSMArena.com tests

Introduction LG went all-in with the 18:9 display aspect ratio this year for its flagships – both the G6 and the V30 employ this spec that’s become incredibly trendy in 2017. The tall screens have only recently started to make...

/ December 30, 2017

New update hitting Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) and Sony Xperia XA

Samsung has started rolling out a new update to its Galaxy A7 (2017) smartphone. Arriving as firmware version A720FXXU2BQL9, it’s a security update that brings along Android fixes for the month of December. The update is currently hitting units in...

/ December 30, 2017

Xiaomi Redmi 5 in for review

Xiaomi Redmi 5 sounds like a successor to the Redmi 4, but it actually comes as a vanilla version of the Redmi 5 Plus that is essentially the follow-up of the Redmi Note 4. The name game might not be...

/ December 30, 2017