First Impressions

What's good, What's bad, and the Veridict!  Our editors give you their first impressions of devices they have reviewed.

Windows 10 is officially available. I was up all night installing it and here it is. Now I know I’m not the only one but I get so giddy for fresh new...
4 days 14 hours ago
This is the new Moto X Style. Instead of calling it the Moto X (2015) and instead of making only one Moto x, Motorola decided to make two new Moto Xs...
6 days 11 hours ago
This is the OnePlus 2. After a year of frustrations leading to acquiring the OnePlus One, the OnePlus 2 aims to please the current and new customers...
1 week 8 hours ago
I went ahead and ordered the GoPro HERO4 Session. This is the first GoPro I’ve ever owned, believe it or not. I picked it up to mostly test and...
2 weeks 4 days ago
The Samsung Galaxy S6 Active is not your average smartphone. It’s a rugged smartphone built for adventure but it has flagship smartphone-like specs,...
1 month 2 weeks ago
Beau HD gives us his first impressions of the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge smartphone for AT&T. While the Note Edge is very similar to the flagship...
7 months 3 weeks ago
I got this little guy in the mail. It’s been out for a little while now. This is the LG G Watch R, LG’s newest Android Wear device that features the...
8 months 1 week ago
Today we’ll be taking a look at the 2013 Nexus 7 running the latest version of Android 5.0 Lollipop. But before we jump into that, I want to ask you...
8 months 2 weeks ago
This is the Nexus Player—the newest official hardware for the new Android TV platform. As you can see, there is some ASUS branding around the sides...
8 months 2 weeks ago
A few months ago, back when the Moto 360 became official, Motorola mentioned that the metal wrist band versions would be released a few months later...
8 months 3 weeks ago
This is the Sony Xperia Z3 for T-Mobile. It’s one of the only carriers to carry the Sony flagship smartphone and actually leave it pretty much...
8 months 3 weeks ago
About a month ago, HTC held their Double Exposure event in New York City where they released a couple of great things including the Eye experience...
8 months 4 weeks ago
Today we’re going to be taking a look at Android Lollipop running on the Nexus 5. This is the Nexus 5 running Android 5.0 Lollipop. While Lollipop...
9 months 3 days ago
The new Motorola Droid Turbo is here! The Droid Turbo review is in the works but in the meantime, here is our unboxing and first impressions of this...
9 months 6 days ago
The Motorola DROID Turbo was announced yesterday and features an impressive spec list that includes a 48 hour battery life. Following months of leaks...
9 months 1 week ago
The new OPPO N3 has been unveiled, and it packs a big punch too! Now coming with a smaller 5.5-inch 1080P TFT LCD Panel, flagship specs, up-to-date...
9 months 1 week ago
We’re here in Singapore for the launch of the Oppo N3 and it turns out that Oppo had something else up their sleeve. Meet the Oppo R5, the thinnest...
9 months 1 week ago
This is the brand new iPad Air 2. This was just announced last week at Apple’s October event and at first look, like a disappointing upgrade. Other...
9 months 2 weeks ago
Beau HD unboxes the Sony Xperia Z3v and gives us his first impressions of the device. The Sony Xperia Z3v is one of the only Xperia Z3 variants...
9 months 2 weeks ago
Beau HD unboxes the new Sharp Aquos Crystal and gives us his first impressions of the device. The Aquos Crystal is a unique device as it has a nearly...
9 months 3 weeks ago

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