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iPhone 7 Review: Beyond The Boring

iPhone 7 Review: Beyond The Boring

– [Michael] The new iPhone is a lot like the old iPhone. This is a phone of old ideas repackaged. The water resistance, the little conveniences, even the assassination of the noble headphone jack, none of it is truly new. But Apple, as always, is less about novelty than about repackaging what already exists in …

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Essential Phone Review

Essential Phone Review

– The word essential comes from the Latin essentia, meaning absolutely necessary or extremely important. The Essential company, whose stated goal is to make technology easier and more accessible, might someday qualify as extremely important, but it’s first product, the Essential Phone, fits better into the extended definition. The brass tacks, the bare fundamentals of …

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Essential Phone Review Re-Do [November 2017]

Essential Phone Review Re-Do [November 2017]

– [Voiceover] I normally like to wait at least a year to re-review a phone, but Essential changed everything when it slashed the price of its namesake flagship by $200, barely two months after launch, transforming an overpriced smartphone with a terrible camera into a genuine bargain with a terrible camera. Let’s find out if …

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