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Robert Triggs

Lead Technical Writer at Android Authority, covering the latest trends in consumer electronics and hardware. In his spare moments, you'll probably find him tinkering with audio electronics and programming.

Robert's Posts

Have phones become too expensive?

Buying a flagship smartphone is certainly expensive, but are we paying more for top-end smartphones than we were half a decade ago?
by Robert Triggs2 days ago115

Bixby vs Google Assistant vs Siri

2017 is shaping up to be the year of the virtual assistant, so here's how the big three - Bixby, Siri, and Google Assistant - compare.
by Robert Triggs3 days ago22

Huawei is repeating some of Samsung’s old mistakes

As Huawei grows into a global smartphone powerhouse, the company seems to be eerily repeating past mistakes made by rival Samsung.
by Robert Triggs5 days ago99

Why the US market is so hard to crack

Recent financial troubles suggest that LeEco has stuck out with its plans to enter the US smartphone market, so why is it so difficult?
by Robert Triggs1 week ago77
 
 

Remapping Bixby: the pros and cons

Samsung has issued an update to its new Galaxy S8 that prevents apps from remapping the handset's dedicated Bixby button. But is this such a bad move?
by Robert Triggs1 week ago43

Should I wait for the Galaxy Note 8?

Samsung has just launched its Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus flagships, but is it worth waiting for the company's Galaxy Note 8 before upgrading?
by Robert Triggs1 week ago63

The case for capacitive buttons

With the Samsung Galaxy S8 ditching capacitive buttons, it's possible that other OEMs may follow suit. But are there are still some merits to this design?
by Robert Triggs2 weeks ago56

Is an OLED supply crunch coming?

While Samsung has been ramping up its mobile OLED production, a large order from Apple and other OEMs could lead to a supply shortage this year.
by Robert Triggs2 weeks ago7

Top 5 old phones that are still worth owning

Modern flagships are pretty sophisticated machines, but there are old phones that are still worth picking up or keeping hold of. Here's a list of the top 5.
by Robert Triggs3 weeks ago122

Why do OEMs keep reinventing the UI wheel?

Android manufacturers continue to tweak and change their UI designs each year, but is this lack of consistency causing problems for users?
by Robert Triggs3 weeks ago64
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