Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Review Roundup: Big Notch, Better Display, and Fantastic Camera

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Review Roundup: Big Notch, Better Display, and Fantastic Camera

Google announced the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL earlier this month, and now the reviews for the company’s newest flagship smartphones are in.

Palm Companion Device Features Android, a Tiny Display, and Two Cameras

Palm Companion Device Features Android, a Tiny Display, and Two Cameras

Remember Palm? Last we heard, TCL was planning on resurrecting the brand and prepared to launch a variety of devices throughout this year. That didn’t happen, but Palm isn’t down and out yet.

That’s because Palm is back and brand new, having bought the brand from TCL. This company is based out of California, and it’s launching its first product with the Palm brand on back in November. This device is technically a phone, but Palm is positioning it more like a companion device. Though, it is priced at $350, which means it costs as much as some mid-range and powerful handsets out there.

Still, the new Palm product has a 3.3-inch HD display, along with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 processor under the hood. It has 3GB of RAM and 32GB of built-in storage, and Android 8.1 is available right out of the box. There is a 12MP camera on the back, and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera on the other side. The device has 4G LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2, and GPS. The battery measures in at 800mAh, and the companion device is IP68-rated for water- and dust-resistance.

So, what’s a companion device to do? This new Palm is meant to serve as something you can take out with you and allow you to leave your phone at home. It syncs with your Android or iOS device, and then it can handle phone calls, texts, and more without your phone needing to be with you. It is built around the idea of getting specific things done, quickly, including launching Android apps like Spotify and others from the Play Store.

There is also a Gesture Pad feature, which is accessible by swiping up from the display. This will allow owners to access apps like the phone, messages, and more. It also supports searching for an app just by drawing the first letter of the app’s name on the display. The primary new feature for the Palm companion is Life Mode, which, when activated and the display is off, will block calls and messages, along with other notifications, until the screen is turned back on and the device goes back to full functionality. Life Mode can be tweaked by the owner, too.

The Palm companion launches in November for $350. It’s a Verizon Wireless exclusive, and it will cost an additional $10 per month for line access — just like a smartwatch. It will be available in Titanium and Gold when it does arrive.

Who plans on picking one of these up?

Nokia 3.1 Now Official With 6-Inch HD+ Display and More

Nokia 3.1 Now Official With 6-Inch HD+ Display and More

Following hot on the heels of Nokia and HMD Global announcing the Nokia 7.1 earlier this month, another handset with the Nokia logo is seeing the light of day beginning today.

Samsung Galaxy A9 Now Official With Four Rear Cameras

Samsung Galaxy A9 Now Official With Four Rear Cameras

Many phones have a selling point, something to grab a potential buyer’s attention. The Galaxy A9 tries to do that with a lot of cameras.

Razer Phone 2 Now Official With Light-Up Logo, 5.7-Inch Display, and More

Razer Phone 2 Now Official With Light-Up Logo, 5.7-Inch Display, and More

Unlike most phone launches, the Razer Phone 2 had a pretty short period of time between the handset getting teased in the first place to being made officially official.

Razer Phone 2 Will Feature a Light-Up Back Logo and Wireless Charging

Razer Phone 2 Will Feature a Light-Up Back Logo and Wireless Charging

We know that the Razer Phone 2 is going to be announced soon, and the handset will look quite a bit like the first generation of the device. But Razer will be making some important changes for this year’s model.

Best Flipkart Big Billion Days Deals: Galaxy S8, Redmi Note 5 Pro, RealMe 2, More

Best Flipkart Big Billion Days Deals: Galaxy S8, Redmi Note 5 Pro, RealMe 2, More

Amazon is not the only one running a massive sale on mobile phoens and other electronic items to lure in buyers for the upcoming festive season in India. Flipkart is also running its Big Billion Day campaign where it has heavily discounted smartphones and other products. Check out all the best deals from it here.

Samsung is Putting Four Rear Cameras in the Galaxy A9

Samsung is Putting Four Rear Cameras in the Galaxy A9

We’ve seen plenty of phones with dual rear camera setups, and in 2018 we’ve even seen some incoming with three cameras on the back. Now Samsung is upping the ante yet again.

Best Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Cases

Best Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Cases

As Google has announced the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, many of you are looking forward to pre-order the Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL. As a new phone purchase routine goes, next you’ll look for a protective case or skin for your phone. So, check out some of the best cases for the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL 

Google Pixel 3 vs Pixel 3 XL: What’s the Difference

Google Pixel 3 vs Pixel 3 XL: What’s the Difference

Just like last year and the year before it, Google has unveiled two new Pixel handsets at its October event: the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. So, what separates the two devices? Is it just their size and battery capacity? Or just like Apple has Google also kept some features reserved for the bigger Pixel 3 XL? Find out in our comparison.