TCL 10L review: A modern phone for only $250, but there are trade-offs

Nancy J. Delong

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TCL’s 10L is the company’s $250 budget phone. 


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Chinese electronics giant TCL has made a name for itself in the US through its Roku TV offerings, which have impressive displays that punch well above their prices. But after years of trying to break into the phone industry through sub-brands such as Alcatel, Palm and BlackBerry, the company is trying again and using its own name. 

Like

  • Good value for price
  • Modern design

Don’t Like

  • Mono speaker is weak
  • NXTVision display tech doesn’t add value
  • Lag issues

One of the first of these new phones is the $250 TCL

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2020 Honda Civic Si Coupe review: On the cusp of greatness

Nancy J. Delong

There’s almost nothing you can do about the wing on the back. Sorry!


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Examining a new version of a car you utilised to have means coming in with some lofty (and biased) anticipations. I was pretty smitten with my 2008 Honda Civic Si, and the styles that followed still left me with an more and more bitter flavor in my mouth. But the Si has occur back into its have with the 10th-technology Civic, packing turbocharged electricity in a chassis which is ready to party with some new methods along the way. It felt like Honda was falling

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Buying Giphy Gives Facebook a New Window Into Its Rivals

Nancy J. Delong

Facebook announced Friday it was acquiring Giphy, a foremost service for producing and sharing GIFs that will now be part of Instagram, a foremost service for producing and sharing images. Even if you’ve never ever frequented Giphy’s site, you’ve possible viewed its footprint on social media, courting applications, it’s possible even in your place of work on Slack. Started in 2013 as a lookup motor for GIFs, Giphy quickly expanded to equipment that enabled tens of millions of internet end users to seamlessly embed the limited animations on websites like Facebook and Twitter, assisting to make “reaction GIFs” the main

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2020 Ferrari F8 Tributo review: Somehow, it got better

Nancy J. Delong

2020 Ferrari F8 Tributo

It does not scream for notice in its most subtle colour, but it will certainly get loads.


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How do you boost on perfection? For me, the Ferrari 488 GTB was a harmony of outrageous on-track effectiveness and remarkably very good on-road manners. It’s my beloved modern-day tremendous-athletics motor vehicle.

Like

  • Even far more electric power
  • Astonishingly brief dealing with
  • Impeccable road manners

Will not Like

  • Revised styling not for everyone
  • CarPlay costs how much?

And so I experienced some misgivings when taking shipping and delivery of the F8 Tributo. Yeah, it has far more electric power and fresh

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Ecobee review: A Haven subscription is a must with this home security bundle

Nancy J. Delong

The Overall Property Comfort and ease and Safety Bundle is a high-finish house safety and automation kit from Ecobee. At $499, it truly is pricey — closest to the Nest Secure Alarm Procedure in terms of type and rate. But it truly is a stable procedure that helps make successful use of every single machine and automates configurations for you based mostly on your phone’s locale so you do not have to remember to set arm or disarm modes. The procedure works with Alexa and Siri.

Ecobee won’t supply skilled monitoring (still) and you have to pay back for

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