Tomasz Jastrzębowski

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Android 5.0 deep-dive review: Exploring Lollipop's many layers

Its name may be filled with child-like whimsy, but don't be fooled: Google's Android 5.0 Lollipop release is all about the platform's move into …

10 Things I love about Mirrorless Cameras

The biggest problems Android has to face

Few would have predicted the meteoric rise of the Android platform. If you cast your mind back to 2008 Google looked to be suffering from the economic crash just as badly as the next company. The first Android smartphone, the HTC Dream (T-Mobile G1), was fairly well received, but widely written off …

A Lens Full of Surprise: The Fisheye 7.5mm

Why Google+ is the place for passions

The single biggest controversy about social media, and one that has persisted for two or three years now without resolution, is whether Google+ is a …

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Why Google wants to replace Gmail

I'm predicting that Google will end Gmail within the next five years. The company hasn't announced such a move -- nor would it.<p>But whether we like it …

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 review

I was wrong about big phones.<p>Actually, a lot of people were wrong about big phones. When Samsung first came out with the Note in 2011, I wasn’t the only one who laughed at the idea of a 5.3-inch smartphone. But I was wrong. The Note sold in the tens of millions, and that lineup has become Samsung’s …

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 review: Four of a kind

Introduction<p>From an oddball that everyone was laughing at to becoming one of the most important Samsung announcements of the year - the Note series …

It's 2014 and we still don't have a real Note alternative

When the original Galaxy Note was released by Samsung in October 2011 it was widely criticized for being too big. Questions about whether it was a tablet or a phone gave rise to the universally hated word “phablet”. The vast majority of reviewers wrote it off as another failed offshoot of Samsung’s …

Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. He designs and builds custom equipment for the photographers of the magazine. You can follow him on Instagram @Mechanicalphoto.</i>

One year with the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Four months with the OM-D

The One Lumix to Rule Them All: A Panasonic GX7 Full Review - MirrorLessons

The Panasonic Lumix GH3 has been the undisputed flagship of the Lumix mirrorless series since November 2012. Though it is mirrorless, it bears a …

15 best Android games of 2018!

Gaming on mobile has been improving at a far greater rate than any technology that came before it. Android games seems to hit new heights every year. With the release of Android Nougat and Vulkan API, it only stands to get better and better over time. It won’t be long before mobile sees some even …

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Moto 360 review

Windows Phone sales decline as share shrinks to just 2.5 percent

Microsoft faces fresh smartphone challenges<p>Windows Phone sales have been consistently increasing year-over-year each quarter for the last year, but new figures show that growth has significantly stalled recently. IDC reports that Windows Phone sales dropped by 9.4 percent in Q2 2014 compared to the …

The LG G Watch R

The G Watch R’s key feature is its display, a 1.3-inch Plastic OLED panel that takes up 100 percent of the watch’s round face. LG promises that it’s …

Smartphones are about to get awesome again

Smartphones. They’re all just a bunch of undifferentiated rectangles, right? You’d be forgiven for feeling a little jaded about the rate of innovation in smartphones over the past couple of years. A 4-inch iPhone still dominates the consumer landscape, HTC is still designing beautiful but flawed …

Top 10 Superior Tech Products You'll Never Go Back From

Some upgrades are subjective—like moving from pen and paper to a digital note-taker. Other upgrades, however, change the way you use technology, and …

How does the iPhone hold up against a serious camera?

A couple of notes on my methodology. One of the main advantages of interchangeable lens cameras is that, well, the lenses are interchangeable, letting you obliterate backgrounds into nothingness with wide apertures, or shoot far-off subjects with telephoto zooms. Another advantage of pro cameras is …

Price vs brand in the mature smartphone market

The smartphone market is reaching saturation levels in many countries around the world. Places like South Korea, United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States have very high smartphone penetration which means sales are inevitably slowing down. How do OEMs secure a good market …

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Engaging the uninterested general public with dedicated cameras was never going to be sustainable – not with smartphones around.<p>But I think the …

A Neuroscientist’s Radical Theory of How Networks Become Conscious

Author: Brandon Keim. Brandon Keim Science<p>Date of Publication: 11.14.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>It’s a question that’s perplexed …

Apple’s Tim Cook Is Right, Anti-Gay Policies Hurt The Economy

The elusive CEO of the richest company in the world, Apple’s Tim Cook, has taken a rare step into the spotlight to urge Congress to ban sexual orientation discrimination in the workplace.<p>In a <i>Wall Street Journal</i> OpEd, Cook argues that passing the Employment Nondiscrimination Act is not only a moral …

PPE 2013: Sony Interview - 'every six months I want to do something new'

Kimio Maki is something of a legend within Sony, and is considered the 'father' of several important products. These include the RX-series of digital …

Bad News for Anybody’s Who Has Messed Up at a New Job

Everybody knows the cliches about the importance of first impressions, but it’s actually more important than most people realize. Research shows that …