OnePlus, an offshoot of Chinese company Oppo, wants to break free of the mold. Their first phone, simply called “One,” matches 2014’s flagship phones in every appreciable way, dropping gimmicks in order to refine what a user’s base expectation of a smartphone should be. It has the same processor as the Samsung Galaxy S5, HTC One (M8), and LG’s G3. It has a screen as big as or bigger than the competition, with a resolution that is eclipsed only by the G3. It meets or exceeds the competition in regards to RAM and storage.
The big difference? It costs half as much as anything else on the market.
Four weeks is a long time. Perhaps not in the grand scheme of things, but I don’t think anyone would argue it is too short to get the feel of a laptop. For the last 30 days, I’ve used the Chromebook almost every day. It couldn’t replace my main laptop, but I attempted to useContinue reading “Chromebook: One Month Later”
The Samsung Series 3 Chromebook(or, to make typing/reading easier, the SS3c) is in many ways a flagship device for Google’s ChromeOS. Despite its low price tag, this Chromebook fulfills the promises of ChromeOS: it is fast, light, and secure. Because of its low price tag, I just went out and bought one without hesitation. Here’sContinue reading “Chromebook: Extended Review”