Motorola has long dominated the U.S. budget smartphone market. For years, virtually every publication has recommended the Moto E series to those on a tight budget. It’s easy to see why. Last year’s Moto E4 offered a passable experience for just $70. Now, Motorola is back with the E5 series, so settle in for our Moto E5 Play and Moto E5 Plus review. You’re probably wondering whether these new devices are worth your attention. Has Motorola significantly improved the E line? Has the budget smartphone landscape changed to make the E series less competitive? Sure, these phones are affordable, but are they worth it? Don’t miss: Best budget phones ($500 and under)About this review: Motorola’s PR department loaned us an unlocked Moto E5 Play and a Sprint-variant Moto E5 Plus review unit. I used the E5 Play with a personal AT&T SIM card and the E5 Plus with a provided Sprint SIM card. At the time of writing, our units were both running Android … [Read more...] about Moto E5 Play and Moto E5 Plus review: All good things come to an end
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June 6, 2018 - Written By Dominik Bosnjak The Moto Z3 Play is the ultimate modular mid-ranger.Motorola’s Wednesday product launch event in Brazil saw the introduction of the Moto Z3 Play, the company’s latest Android mid-ranger with modular capabilities which is set to become available for purchase on a global level this summer. The widely leaked handset is succeeding last year’s Moto Z2 Play, coming with significant imaging improvements, as well as a wide range of other novelties, all while still offering full support for the firm’s range of Moto Mods.Moto Z3 Play SpecsMotorola’s new offering comes with a 6.01-inch Super AMOLED display panel featuring an FHD+ resolution of 2,160 by 1,080 pixels, Qualcomm’s octa-core 1.8GHz Snapdragon 636 chip, 4GB of RAM, and a 3,000mAh battery. Two Moto Z3 Play memory configurations will be made available, offering 32GB and 64GB of storage space, with both featuring a microSD card slot with support for up to … [Read more...] about Motorola Moto Z3 Play Debuts With Dual Cameras, Android 8.1: Everything You Need To Know
Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) reacts after making a 3-point basket against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the fourth quarter of Game 2 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Sunday, June 3, 2018. Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 122-103. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group) Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson (11) is greeted by fans on the way to the locker room after beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 122-103 in Game 2 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Sunday, June 3, 2018. (Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) shoots and makes a 3-point basket past Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love (0) during the fourth quarter of Game 2 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Sunday, June 3, 2018. Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 122-103. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group) Golden State … [Read more...] about Warriors’ Steph Curry sets NBA Finals record for 3s, and Klay Thompson has a favorite
One of the big selling points for the Xbox One, Xbox One S or Xbox One X is that, as well as more than 1,000 dedicated games, you can also play an ever-increasing library of Xbox 360 titles. Great for those with a large collection of older games and those who missed out on some classics first time around.Last year, Microsoft added original, classic first-gen Xbox games to its backward compatibility list too, much to our delight.But do you have to do anything different to get backward compatible games to work? Exactly how do Xbox 360 and/or Xbox games play on an Xbox One? And can you buy Xbox backward compatible games on an Xbox One? We answer these questions and you can find the entire current list of supported games below.How does Xbox One backward compatibility work?The Xbox One is able to play Xbox 360 and original Xbox games through emulation software that makes the console think it's a last generation machine for the purposes of playing older games.When a supported game … [Read more...] about How Xbox One backward compatibility works: The Xbox 360 and Xbox games list and more
To stay relevant in a world of television where catch-up and on demand video is king, Freeview is no longer just a digital TV platform, it also embraces connected tech and online content.It offers connected TV shows directly within its electronic programme guide, so you don't have to hunt for individual applications for channels.It is designed to make things simpler for the people that choose to use Freeview on their main sets over paid-for or other digital TV services. So to help you get to grips with what Freeview Play offers and when and where you might see it, we've put together this quick and handy guide.What is Freeview Play?Freeview Play is the connected part of the Freeview offering.Freeview is the free-to-air digital TV offering for the vast majority of UK television sets and an equally large number of set-top boxes. It offers many standard definition channels, HD channels and Freeview+ as a standard for personal video recording.Freeview Play adds connected … [Read more...] about What is Freeview Play, when is it coming to my TV and how can I get it?