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Weekly poll: are pop-ups better than sliders?
11:01am, 18th November, 2018

Weekly poll: are pop-ups better than sliders?

Our polls show that you love the motorized pop-up mechanism of the Oppo Find X, the smaller periscope of the vivo NEX S and the manual slider design of the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3. Now it's time to pick your favorite. All three eliminate the need for a...
Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite in for review
7:25am, 18th November, 2018

Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite in for review

The Mi 8 lineup has gotten a little complicated - there are five major variations. The focus now is on the Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite, the latest addition. How it compares to the other members of the Mi 8 line is just one of many questions to be answered by ou...
Counterclockwise: short history of the memory card
12:13am, 18th November, 2018

Counterclockwise: short history of the memory card

The first time data was stored on a card was in the distant 1725 when punch cards were used to automate a drawloom, which weave fabric and tapestries. In a way those cards stored images, though not quite how it's done today. Then in 1884 punch c...
The Xiaomi Mi Laser Projector is now available in the US
5:01pm, 17th November, 2018

The Xiaomi Mi Laser Projector is now available in the US

The Xiaomi Mi Laser Projector is now available in the US through Walmart, priced at $2000. It's an ultra-short throw projector that can be placed between 5 and 50cm away from the wall, and is capable of producing in image up to a 150 inches in d...