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New video – updated Essential Phone review

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A new video is live on our channel – we take a closer look at the Essential Phone now that it has received a few major software updates.  Have these updates made the Essential device worthy of your attention – watch and get our take on this one of kind device.

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Updated Camera comparison: Essential Phone versus Google Pixel

IMG_20171010_214948Now this may not be a fair comparison, considering the Google Pixel may have the best mobile smartphone camera in existence, but I wanted to give a comp for what the updated Essential camera app is capable of.  This is strictly a “pull the phone out of  your pocket and snap away” test, so no ISO or white balance correction or any of that professional photog speak.  I’ll share a few samples of the Essential camera at work, and then share a few low light shots (since that’s the Pixel’s strength) as it relates to the Essential’s camera.  Ready – here we go!

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There’s a new Blackberry phone – the Blackberry Motion

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Blackberry fans have had a rough go of it lately, but there are now a few options to choose from.  After announcing the Priv and KEYOne devices, there is now a 3rd Blackberry in the stable – the Blackberry Motion, advertised as Blackberry’s “all screen phone” which as you can probably tell from the photo, not exactly accurate, but this device still exists nonetheless.

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New podcast – 2017 Google Event, parts 1 & 2

In the latest episodes of the Silicon Theory podcast, Sean P. and I cover all of the highlights of the 2017 Google Hardware event,  which touches on their new mobile phones, Google Home additions, as well as a new laptop and some wireless headphones.  Each part is about 30 minutes long to make it easier to jump right into.  Make sure you subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform so you don’t miss any of our great content.  Feel free to leave us a 5 star review if you listen on Apple Podcasts as well.  Find all the links below – and thanks for listening!

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