Myriam Joire (tnkgrl) was born wearing combat boots and holding a keyboard; moments later she picked up a soldering iron. She’s been stomping, typing and hacking ever since. After spending years being a code-monkey in the video game industry, she joined Engadget as Senior Mobile Editor and later Pebble as Chief Evangelist. Today she advises startups on product/media strategy, hosts the weekly Mobile Tech Podcast, and writes for Pocket Now and other major publications. She’s based in San Francisco if you'd like to invite her to an event or product launch.
NOA N7 and N1 hands-on at MWC 2018 (video)
Croatian smartphone manufacturer NOA didn’t just bring its notched N10 prototype handset to MWC 2018. The company also launched two more design-savvy, ultra-widescreen, dual-camera phones, the mid-range N7 and lower-end N1.
You probably haven’t heard of NOA smartphones before, but you should have. This Croatian company sells affordable, premium-looking, feature-packed, mid-range handsets in Croatia and several other eastern European countries. Today we look at the NOA N10.
MWC 2018 All-Stars or The Reduced BezelMasters! | #PNWeekly 294
The show’s over, but for many of these smartphones, it’s the beginning of the road to commercialization. We have an all-star group to talk Galaxy S9, ASUS ZenFone 5 and more in this show from Barcelona!
Are you a contractor who measures phone life-expectancy in weeks? If you need a bulletproof handset (maybe literally) with extreme battery life, I think the CAT S41 is definitely worth considering. You might just want to wait for a sale.
In addition to capturing impressive 360 photos and videos, the Xiaomi Mi Sphere Camera offers unique features, like full manual controls (exposure up to 32sec), RAW photo support, plus slow-motion, time-lapse, and bullet-time video.
Quick take: Bezalel Futura X wireless charging pad for iPhone X (video)
I tested the white Futura X pad with the black TPU Latitude case for iPhone X. When used with a Quick Charge 3.0 USB power adapter, the Futura X pad supports fast wireless charging up to 10W. Unfortunately, wireless charging for the iPhone X, 8, and 8 Plus tops out at 5W.