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John Velasco

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

John's Posts

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 Velasco16 hours ago1

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 Velasco16 hours ago

Why you don’t need the Nokia 3310

The Nokia 3310 hype is real, but that doesn't mean any of us should actually buy one. Here are five reasons you don't need a Nokia 3310.
by John Velasco5 days ago54

The not-so-secret weapon in Samsung flagships

There's one not-so-secret weapon that the Galaxy S8 will surely have that no other phones can come close to offering. And that's none other than Samsung Pay.
by John Velasco7 days ago66
 
 

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 review

Does Samsung's latest high-end tablet have what it takes to warrant the steep price tag? Find out in our full Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 review!
by John Velasco1 week ago35

Evolution of the LG G-series: A hard fought battle

The LG G6 is here and it's gorgeous. But let's take a look at the origins and evolution of the LG G series that brought us to this point.
by John Velasco2 weeks ago31

Lost your Android phone? Good luck trying to get it back

Losing your phone can be extremely scary. Can you find an Android phone if you lose it? How do you go about that process? Let's find out!
by John Velasco3 weeks ago54

Sony Xperia XZ Premium’s slow motion feature is a BURST of 960 FPS goodness 

Now that the dust has kind of settled, we went back to the showroom floor during Mobile World Congress 2017 to check out more of the Sony Xperia XZ Premium.
by John Velasco4 weeks ago16

Samsung Gear VR motion controller quick look and image gallery

We spent a short time handling the new Gear VR motion controller at MWC 2017, but we're still eager to see it in action with some VR games.
by John Velasco4 weeks ago4

Hands on with the Kodak Ektra

Kodak makes its first foray into the Android smartphone world, and we go hands on with the device. Here is a quick look at the Kodak Ektra!
by John Velasco4 weeks ago3
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