Author: Jordan Wilkinson

Wilkinson writes about entertainment technology for a lot of popular US sites and magazines. Jordan is the creator of Home Cinema magazine, and he writes about tech for ynetnews, Home Cinema, and SmartWebReviews. He's usually found riding his mountain bike when not writing about gadgets.

Recyclable Parts in Smartphones: Summary When it comes to sustainability, how are Apple and Samsung, the two biggest smartphone makers, doing? We take a look at the materials used in their products, the availability of parts for repair and replacement, the prevalence of e-waste and the push for greener products. Are Smartphones Sustainable? Smartphones are considered a hazardous waste product and aren’t always being recycled. According to the EPA, nearly 3 million tons of consumer electronics were produced in 2018, but only 15 percent were recycled. Apple and Samsung are pushing towards recyclable parts and Samsung has a goal to…

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Unlock Doors, Open Curtains Automatically, and More with Smart Devices Creating a smart home is becoming more popular every day. With endless devices to choose from, I wanted to share my 10 favorite pieces of tech from this past year. These devices will help create a smart home of your dreams in 2023. Some of the devices are older products which are still worth the investment. I’m providing links to all the items I discuss in the description. I hope this list serves as an inspiration for buying the best devices for your needs going into the new year. Schlage…

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Introduction Nothing OS 1.5 beta is based on the Android 13 operating system and brings with it some of its own unique tweaks, as well as all of the regular Android 13 features. The Nothing OS 1.5 is set to roll out in early 2023, but what can we expect? Here’s a review of what’s new. The New Weather App The main feature of Nothing OS 1.5 is the new custom-designed Nothing Weather app, which pulls data straight from the AccuWeather service. The UI is minimalist and has a dot matrix vibe in keeping with the rest of the Nothing…

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The AirPods 3 have been released, offering consumers yet another option when considering a pair of AirPods. In this review, we will be comparing the second generation AirPods (AirPods 2), the AirPods Pro, and the new third generation AirPods (AirPods 3) to help you decide which one is right for you. Common Features All three versions of the AirPods come in a sleek charging case that holds them in place with magnets. The cases are all white plastic and are similar in size, with the AirPods Pro case being slightly larger. These cases do scratch easily, so it is recommended…

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As a technology enthusiast, I am always on the lookout for the latest gadgets and devices. Recently, I came across the Apple iPhone 14 Pro, 256GB, Deep Purple – Unlocked (Renewed) on Amazon and decided to give it a try. After using it for some time, I am ready to share my thoughts on this product. The Apple iPhone 14 Pro is a solid device that lives up to the high standards of Apple products. The 6.1-inch Super Retina XDR display is impressive, and I particularly enjoyed the Always-On and ProMotion features. The Dynamic Island feature is a fun and…

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Nintendo Switch Introduction The Nintendo Switch was released in March 2017 and has been a popular console among gamers due to its wide array of games and ability to be played on both TVs and portably. In this review, we will be discussing whether the Switch is worth buying in 2022, and which model (regular or OLED) is the better option. Nintendo Switch Pros and Cons Some of the pros of the Switch include its versatility, allowing you to play games on your TV or on the go, and its ability to play a wide array of games, including home-quality…

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Dolby Atmos Samsung HW-Q700B A Samsung HW-Q700B Dolby Atmos soundbar will (literally) enhance movie sound at a reasonable price. The Q-Symphony technology makes it especially attractive if you have a Samsung TV that supports it, but it’s still an excellent buy if you don’t, and it’s highly recommended anyway. Samsung HW-Q700B Pros Samsung HW-Q700B Cons Here is a quick review of the Samsung HW-Q700B There are three speakers in the Samsung HW-Q700B Dolby Atmos soundbar: a subwoofer, a soundbar, and a passthrough HDMI port. It features Dolby Atmos and DTS:X codecs. In addition to being well specced, it can also…

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Android and iPadOS tablets with the best value for your money In addition to being tricky, buying a tablet on a budget can be stressful for a few reasons.It starts off with the sheer quantity of choice that you have to deal with. If you visit any online retailer, you’ll soon see hundreds of options that promise excellent performance for a low price.Aside from that, we have tested more tablets than we care to count, and we can tell you that most tablets at this price point are hard to recommend, even if they are affordable. If you visit our…

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Soundbars that will enhance your TV’s audio in 2022 If you’ve ever picked up a television and then realized that the tiny speakers inside its frame can’t handle your favourite movies or TV series, fear not; this list of the best soundbars will solve your problems. There are many different types of soundbars, with many different features, and with a wide variety of configurations, so finding the right one can be difficult. The soundbars on this list are the best for their respective price points and uses, so we aim to simplify the buying process.It is common for us to…

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Amazfit GTR 4 There are plenty of fitness and smartwatch features packed into the Amazfit GTR 4, which is more than competitive at this price. Despite not being the slickest in software, Amazfit has a very solid, affordable smartwatch if it can settle on a design approach, keep improving on-watch smarts, and integrate some big apps. Amazfit GTR 4 Pros Amazfit GTR 4 Cons Overview It joins the GTS 4 Mini, GTS 4 and GTS 4 – the square version of the GTR 4 – in Amazfit’s Fashion range. In addition to changing up its design, Amazfit incorporated smart features…

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