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John Velasco

Storyteller, ongoing health nut, persistent complainer of running, & religious flosser.

John's Posts

Moto E4 hands on: $70, really?

We go hands on with the Moto E4 from Verizon. Considering how cheap this phone is, it's amazing what $70 will buy these days.
by John Velasco4 days ago14

OnePlus 5 Pop-up event in NYC: Magnum, Phones, Lines, & More

The OnePlus 5 popup event in New York City saw lines around the block, excited fans, puzzled passersby and lots of ice cream.
by John Velasco5 days ago3

The $550 mirrorless camera versus the flagships: Is it a waste of money?

The Samsung Galaxy S8, LG G6, and Huawei P10 are some of the best camera phones on the market. How do they compare to a $550 mirrorless camera?
by John VelascoMay 24, 201735

HTC U11 hands-on: HTC’s true 2017 flagship

HTC's "true" flagship has arrived in the form of the HTC U11. We go hands on to see if it has what it takes to stack up to the best of 2017.
by John VelascoMay 16, 2017
 
 

Verizon Wear24 hands-on

We managed to get our first Verizon Wear24 hands-on look, so read on to find out what this smartwatch is all about exactly.
by John VelascoMay 13, 201711

Samsung Gear VR (2017) review

The Samsung Gear VR (2017) is almost here, with motion controller in tow. Is it worth picking up? Read on to find out!
by John VelascoApril 18, 20173

ZTE Quartz hands on

ZTE's new Quartz smartwatch runs Android Wear 2.0 and costs less than $200. Join us as we take a first look at the new smartwatch!
by John VelascoApril 10, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus quick look

The best from Samsung versus the best from Apple - Join us as we take a first look at how the Galaxy S8 Plus compares with the iPhone 7 Plus!
by John VelascoMarch 30, 201734

Samsung Gear VR (2017) and motion controller hands-on

The Samsung Gear VR brings a tweaked design alongside a motion controller that aims to change the way we interact with VR. Is it any good? Let's find out.
by John VelascoMarch 29, 20171

Samsung Gear 360 (2017) hands on: Shoot 360 in real 4K!

Samsung has released an updated Gear 360 for 2017 but what's new, other than the ability to shoot real 4K video? Let's find out as we go hands on.
by John VelascoMarch 29, 20172
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