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Kris Carlon

Kris Carlon is a Senior Editor at Android Authority. He is a half-British Australian who lives in Berlin, travels a lot and is always connected to a laptop, phone, smartwatch or tablet (and occasionally a book).

Kris's Posts

How to enable Pixel 2 selfie portrait mode

If you're not seeing portrait mode on the Google Pixel 2 front-facing camera, fret not, we'll have it up and running for you in no time!
by Kris Carlon3 days ago

The Porsche Design Huawei Mate 10 is a comical cash grab

I was skeptical of last year's Porsche Design Mate 9, but this year there isn't even the illusion of a “better” device, it's prestige and nothing more.
by Kris Carlon6 days ago

Huawei Mate 10 Pro is already receiving its first update

Review samples of the Huawei Mate 10 Pro handed out yesterday were experiencing an unknown "Google bug" that has now been patched by Huawei.
by Kris Carlon6 days ago

The Pixel 2 proves we shouldn’t look to Google for hardware innovation

The new Pixels show exactly where Google's loyalties lie: with software. So we shouldn't look to Google for hardware innovations like we do other OEMs.
by Kris Carlon2 weeks ago

Galaxy Note 8: a few things I wish Samsung had done differently

The Galaxy Note 8 is fast, reliable, capable...but pretty uninteresting. Here are five things Samsung should have done differently with the Galaxy Note 8.
by Kris Carlon3 weeks ago

Google Snapseed 2.18 includes a fresh UI for faster editing and 11 new filters

The latest version of Google's photo editing app is rolling out now in the Play Store.
by Kris CarlonSeptember 20, 20172

Android 8.0 update: when will you get it?

The Android 8.0 Oreo update is rolling out - find out when you can expect to see the Android Oreo update on your device!
by Kris CarlonSeptember 17, 2017

Google Daydream VR: ‘Daydream-ready’ phones and compatible devices

We've rounded up the full list of Google Daydream-ready phones, devices we expect to launch with Daydream compatibility, and more.
by Kris CarlonSeptember 6, 201741

Why LG finally made the switch to OLED on the V30

With the V30, LG has finally made the switch to an OLED screen. There are multiple reasons why this is a good idea, but LG's reasoning is a little more straightforward.
by Kris CarlonSeptember 2, 2017

Hands-on with the Samsung Gear Sport, Gear Fit 2 Pro, and Gear IconX 2018

Samsung is filling in the gaps of its wearable strategy with a new, slightly smaller Gear Sport smartwatch, Gear Fit 2 Pro fitness band, and Gear IconX 2018 wireless earbuds.
by Kris CarlonAugust 30, 2017
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