Author: Steven Impson

You can get a really decent phone for a couple hundred dollars these days. The Huawei Y9 Prime has a motorized front facing camera, notch-free screen, 4000mAh battery, triple-cameras including an ultrawide lens, a headphone jack and an octa-core processor inside – you could be led to believe you’re getting a zero-compromise phone for a fraction of the price of a flagship. While the Y9 Prime is a perfectly fine device on its own merits, its feature list belies a collection of weird choices and compromises that were made to hit this mid-tier price. Continue reading

It’s getting harder and harder to use wired headphones as we push forth into the wireless future that technology companies seem intent on convincing us is inevitable. Even long time holdouts Samsung have pulled the headphone jack from their latest flagship phones, meaning the vast majority of phone owners are going to be looking for Bluetooth solutions if they don’t want to juggle dongles. Like many headphone manufacturers, Perth company Audiofly have jumped into this burgeoning market with some remarkably nice Bluetooth headphones that will make you wonder how you’d ever gone so long with the set from your phone’s box. Continue reading