Category Archives: Editorial

Popsockets Review: The Best Smartphone Accessory

Smartphones are ubiquitous these days as are the problems associated with owning one. Many of these include hardware issues, but I’m talking something even more relatable–gravity. Dropping your phone, trying to pick up your phone, and looking at your phone from an awkward angle in bed are constant issues people tend to deal with.

Four Alternatives to Apple AirPods

Apple’s new Airpods have some fantastic innovations, including decent wireless audio quality and instant Bluetooth connection with Apple products. However, the new product leaves a few things to be desired, including design (Is that a q-tip in your ear?) and the price: $159.

Thankfully, there are other options available as competitors work to build their own hassle-free and cord-free Bluetooth earbuds to the market. Below you’ll find a list of these alternatives.

Was Apple’s iPhone 7 Leak a Brilliant Marketing Ploy?

At Apple’s annual product unveil on Wednesday, September 7, Tim Cook and his engineers showed off the tech giant’s highly-anticipated new products. The iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series II, namely. But neither of these items were the main headline in the blogosphere.

Why the Moto Z is Better at Modular

Yesterday we filmed an unboxing of the MotoZ: Droid Edition, one of Motorola’s newest Moto-branded smartphones built under Lenovo. It’s an incredibly polished design, and it comes with some great features as well as grave consequences. But is it really good for consumers? Below you can peruse a list analyzing Motorola’s new outlook on smartphone technology and our thoughts on this unique device.

Instagram Replicates Snapchat with New “Stories” Update

This week Instagram has “broken the Internet” with a new update including a new feature known as “Instagram Stories.” Apparently Snapchat‘s “Stories” feature is not trademarked, because this new addition is an exact replica of Snapchat, even in name. The feature allows users to curate slideshow content atop their Insta-newsfeed–videos and photos that remain visible for 24 hours. 

Elon Musk Releases Master Plan Updates for Tesla

Elon Musk has finally released his so-called “Master Plan: Part Deux.” The Tesla CEO is updating a plan he wrote 10 years ago which consisted of building a low volume vehicle, using investors’ money to make it affordable, and using that money to build a high volume production vehicle while also finding a way to provide solar energy to consumers.