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Everything we know about the Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 wasn’t a great outing and while the company is well on its way to making up for it, it’s the Galaxy Note 8 that will finally close the book on 2016. We’re expecting that they’re going to want to keep at least a few secrets before the reveal of their Apple-competition handset later this year but… we’ve never really liked the idea of ...[Read More]

Sony Xperia XZ Premium – Eye-popping specs aren’t enough to lift Sony’s latest into the top tier

Ever wanted to go to a restaurant and ask for everything on the menu? The burger, the seafood, the chicken, and the ribs? Tell them it’s your birthday, when it’s actually just a Wednesday? This sort of excess is what the Sony Xperia XZ Premium is about. It has a 4K HDR screen, one of the fastest phone processors currently available, 64GB storage and a 19MP camera. The only downside, other than the...[Read More]

Is this what the Apple iPhone 8 is going to look like?

It’s nowhere near September yet (but it’s plodding along — we’re nearly halfway there) so we don’t have live images yet but several supposed renders of the iPhone 8 have pitched up online. The renders potentially give us our best look at the design choices that Apple will make for this year’s iPhone. Initial renders were made by website Engadget, being based on ...[Read More]

8 things you need to know about the HTC U11

HTC loves a gimmick for its flagships. Whether it’s putting massive ‘Ultrapixels’ in its camera, or cramming in two screens on the front, it’s always trying to cook up that special sauce which will make its phones irresistibly tasty. Does the new HTC U11 have that special sauce? Well it’s squeezable. And it has two voice assistants inside it. So that’s a good st...[Read More]

GoPro Karma — Doesn’t quite hit the stratospheric heights of its rivals

GoPro’s Karma must have flown into a few mirrors as it left the factory in 2016, as a battery disconnect issue among early models led to a full product recall in November of that year. It was a bad time for the action cam maker, but after some reworking its debut drone is back. Unfortunately for GoPro, its competitors haven’t stood still, and the likes of DJI’s Phantom 4 and Mavic Pro models...[Read More]

Kobo Aura H2O (2017) — Travel tech worth making room in your luggage for

Winter is coming, which means that all the cold folks are going to seek someplace warm to hang out. Someplace with a beach, probably. And taking along a good book only makes that better. Filling your luggage with paperbacks isn’t too practical, though – especially when you’re flying with a low-cost airline that’ll charge you for anything other than carry-on bags. You know the one. That’s why...[Read More]

Always out of juice? Oukitel’s 10,000mAh smartphone could be what you need

We’re all been there — out somewhere and there’s a tell-tale bleep informing you that you forgot to charge your phone. If that’s you more often than not then Chinese company Oukitel has a smartphone that you might find interesting. Called the K10000 Pro, its main distinguishing feature is its battery — a pocket-busting 10,000mAh — which should be enough to keep ...[Read More]

Leica M10 — Is this new take on the revolutionary rangefinder a modern classic?

There’s just no mistaking that iconic red dot, is there? Photography fanatics have been flocking to Leica for decades, because of its uncompromising focus on quality – in terms of the cameras themselves, as well as the pictures they take. The Leica M10, which follows the incongruously-named Leica M Typ 240, has all the retro stylings that any photographer with a keen sense of style (and heri...[Read More]

7 things we love about the Samsung Galaxy S8 – and 3 we don’t

Oh hello there, beautiful. The Galaxy S8 has arrived, and has been getting glowing reviews across the board – and it looks like the folks here at Stuff will be joining that list. It’s easily one of the best phones Samsung has ever made – and not just because it hasn’t blown up. So far. But while there are loads of things to love about it and its bigger brother, it isn’...[Read More]

You Jelly? This tiny little Android on Kickstarter runs Nougat

The Stuff team has been around. Like, long enough to remember a time when you weren’t cool until you had the smallest feature phone possible. That was a weird time. Well it might be rolling back around, if the response to the Jelly smartphone Kickstarter is any indication. That’s because the Jelly is billing itself as the world’s smallest 4G smartphone and with dimensions of R...[Read More]

6 things you need to know about the Microsoft Surface Laptop

Looking for a lightweight, luxurious laptop? That used to mean heading to the Apple Store, but Microsoft has just unveiled a very tempting alternative. The Surface Laptop ditches the detachable keyboards and helpful hinges of the Surface Pro for a no-nonsense form factor, but doubles down on design, performance and battery life to tempt you away from OS X. It’s running a new version of Windo...[Read More]

Nintendo’s not done — New 2DS XL launches this July

If you thought that Nintendo was going to just sit back and chill after releasing the Switch, their new dual-function and highly portable games console, you were wrong. The company has announced a new member of their handheld family in the 2DS XL, a revamped version of the 2DS that chucks the wedge shape, adds a hinge, and increases the size of the screens. Set for a late July release overseas, th...[Read More]

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