Galaxy S10: Samsung's lineup is solid, but maybe wait for Galaxy S10 5G Samsung unveiled its Galaxy S10 line, but gave us two other devices that'll require a bit of a wait. Also is DeX a thin client replacement? ZDNet's Larry Dignan sits down with TechRepublic's Bill Detwiler and Karen Roby to discuss the latest revealings. Read more: https://zd.net/2EkCadP LG was one of the first to launch multiple cameras on the back with the LG G5 in early 2016. It also launched dual front-facing cameras on the LG V10 in late 2015. Today, we have the LG V40 released about five months ago that is going toe-to-toe with the new Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus that also has three rear cameras and two front-facing cameras. Both of these devices have similar specifications that include a 3.5mm headset jack, microSD card slot, wireless charging, a dedicated hardware button for an assistant, and more. The S10 Plus starts at $999 while the LG V40 is currently priced at only $600. The V40 is five months old, but at … [Read more...] about Five camera shootout: LG V40 vs Galaxy S10 Plus
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Announced at MWC 2019, the LG G8 ThinQ is the successor to 2018’s LG G7 ThinQ. The G7 was a solid handset but didn’t offer much to stand out from all the other high-end smartphones last year. Read more: LG G8 hands-on | Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus hands-onThe Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus is the highest-end phone from the company (soon to be surpassed by the Galaxy Fold and later the Galaxy S10 5G). So how do LG and Samsung’s champions stack up? Let’s take a look at the LG G8 vs Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus. LG G8 vs Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus: Design The Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus is covered in Gorilla Glass 6 with an aluminum frame. Its display has almost no bezel, and no notch either. There’s also an in-display fingerprint sensor — something which the G8 doesn’t have. The S10 Plus has a volume toggle and dedicated Bixby button on the left edge. Around back, the rear cameras are set up in a horizontal design with a raised edge. The front … [Read more...] about LG G8 vs Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus: Flagship to flagship
High-end business laptop Premium convertible The HP EliteBook x360 1030 G3 is a high-end convertible laptop with a strong focus on business. It's loaded with security features, there are plenty of configuration options, and it has strong battery life. It does, however, cost a lot more than the Spectre x360, narrowing its audience down to people who definitely need the extra features. From $2,214 at HP Pros Robust security features Compatible with active pen LTE connectivity available Premium aluminum construction All-day battery life Cons Much higher starting price than Spectre x360 The 13-inch Spectre x360 is a fantastic laptop with a premium design and build quality, more accessible price, and less specialized business features. It won't quite do all the same things as the EliteBook x360, but for most people, that's just fine. From $1,150 at HP Pros Lower starting price than EliteBook x360 Beautiful gem-cut chassis design FHD or 4K touch display available IR camera and … [Read more...] about HP EliteBook x360 1030 G3 vs. HP Spectre x360 13: Which should you buy?
Cyanogen Inc. may be dying as a company, but the voluntarily-maintained CyanogenMod ROMs are still alive and kicking. Case in point: seven more devices are joining CyanogenMod 14.1, which is based on Android 7.1 Nougat. Six of these Android-powered machines have builds already up, but one doesn't yet. CyanogenMod 14.1 (Android 7.1) nightlies - already up: ASUS ZenPad 8.0 Z380KL (P024) LG G3 (T-Mobile) (d851) LG G Pad 8.3 (v500) Nexus 5 CAF (hammerheadcaf) Samsung Galaxy S5 AU (kltekdi) Sony Xperia M (nicki) CyanogenMod 14.1 (Android 7.1) nightlies - not up yet: Nexus 4 (mako) It's nice to see the Nexus 4 still being looked after, as it's over four years old now. Nexus 5 owners who'd rather use the Code Aurora Forum (CAF) to get the latest Qualcomm drivers in lieu of stability will no doubt be enthused to see CyanogenMod 14.1 builds for their aging devices as well. If you've got one of the devices listed above and would like to flash CM14.1, be sure to also grab … [Read more...] about CyanogenMod 14.1 nightlies are coming to the Nexus 4, available for the Nexus 5 on CAF, T-Mobile LG G3, and more
The iPhone XS Max with its large body and well-spaced antennae did best among in reception and download speeds among the phones with an Intel modem inside, but the Qualcomm side ended up with one surprise winner - the LG V40.Armed with professional carrier equipment by Rohde & Schwarz - the type of gear that RootMetrics uses in its USA drive-by tests that Verizon loves to cite - the lab coats from Cellular Insights put six of the most popular 2018 phones to the test.As you can easily deduce from the graphs below, there are pretty negligible differences in reception rates and download speeds, with the cheaper OnePlus 6T diving the lowest in the chart when the signal is good, but bouncing back in weak signal scenarios. For some reason, Google's new Pixel 3 doesn't shine in download speeds when the signal is less than stellar.The LG V40 takes the crown among phones with Snapdragon 845 chipsets and the respective Qualcomm X20 modem which can reach up to 1.2Gbps download speeds. Among … [Read more...] about Note 9 vs iPhone XS Max vs LG V40 vs OnePlus 6T best cellular reception tests produce surprise winners