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    How I Made My Own Android Phone – in China

    Uh-Oh Did I buy a locked board? The problem here is that I haven’t used Android so long. I don’t really know what to do about this. I set out to build my own iPhone a couple of years ago and it took me down this crazy rabbit hole into the Chinese cellphone markets and ever since people have been asking me “Okay, when are you gonna build your own Android?” and I kept saying I didn’t want to make that same video again Just building a different phone But I keep thinking about it and I realized that I learned so much building that first iPhone and there’s entire…

  • How To Spot A Fake iPhone
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    How To Spot A Fake iPhone

    So, I received this box it looks like an iPhone, you take a glace around here, iPhone 6s, the back looks the same I mean it looks like an iPhone, But it ain’t an iPhone This my friends is a high quality, high caliber chinese iPhone knock off Lets go ahead and find out what the differences are! Maybe there are none, Maybe they all fool me, completely Maybe we should all be using it now, I highly doubt it So, the first thing, being a guy who has unboxed a number of iPhones The first thing that’ll tip you off that you got a fake is this little bag…

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    Unboxing The $20,000 Smartphone

    So I think that this is the most expensive thing I’ve ever had on a desk here At Unbox Therapy Now, If you some sort of Unbox Therapy aficionado You can go back through the Inventory and you can tell me if there is something I missed But I don’t think anything is gonna beat this This, my friends is the $20,000 smartphone *Flabbergasted and grabs his cap* It is from a company called Sirin Labs And the phone is called The Solarin We are dealing with a very fine piece of machinery There is gold involved Maybe even diamonds and leather And all the wonderful materials that exist on…

  • Galaxy Note 10 Plus review: the luxury phone
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    Galaxy Note 10 Plus review: the luxury phone

    (slow music) This is the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus. You know the Note, right? It was the first big phone, but now every phone is big. Then, it was the most powerful big phone. But nearly all big Android phones have really great specs now. So what’s left for the Note? Samsung will tell you that there are a bunch of things. But really, there’s just one thing: the S Pen, the stylus. See, the Note starts at $1,100, which is hundreds of dollars more than comparable phones, even phones that Samsung makes. So you have to ask yourself: how badly do you want this stylus? (upbeat music) Now,…

  • Google Pixel 3A review: a $399 phone with a great camera
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    Google Pixel 3A review: a $399 phone with a great camera

    – There’s new Google phones! This is the Pixel 3a, and then there is a slightly bigger Pixel 3a XL. And, here’s what you need to know right at the top of this review. This is a solid phone that costs 400 bucks, and it has a great camera. That combination of those three things never happens. To start, I just want to lay out the basics of why I think this phone is so remarkable and why a lot of people are going to be really happy if they go out and buy it because there’s really nothing else like it on the market right now. If you want…

  • 10 Cell Phone Life Hacks, For Better Reception
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    10 Cell Phone Life Hacks, For Better Reception

    Hey, can you hear me now? In this video I’m going to show you 10 cell phone life hacks, for getting better reception. Would you believe there’s actually no industry standard for what the bars on your phone mean? It’s true.  4 bars on your phone could translate to only 2 bars on another phone, so how can you tell what kind of service you’re actually getting?  Well check this out. If you’re on an iPhone, try dialing *3001#12345#*, then press call.  You can see it puts your phone in a secret “field testing” mode that shows the real strength of your signal, in the upper left corner of the…

  • The smart way to buy a used phone online
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    The smart way to buy a used phone online

    – The time has come. I’m coming clean. I’ve had the S7 for two years now. And being someone that films the latest and greatest tech everyday, it’s gotten me wanting a new phone. The thing is, I don’t wanna spend $1,000 and I don’t necessarily need something that came out yesterday. So I’m gonna show you how to buy a good, used phone. (light music) Okay, I’m buying an S9+. Now, I am not here to tell you what phone to buy and I’m sure you’ll sound off in the comments about your favorite devices and what you would buy, but what I am here to do is to…

  • Galaxy Buds review: everything but the basics
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    Galaxy Buds review: everything but the basics

    – This video’s about disappointment. It’s like I was so ready for the future to change my present, yet here I am stuck in the past. – Disappointed! – You know, there’s always next time. But right now, this is not the future, and if anything, it’s a teeny tiny step back. This is a Galaxy Buds review. (mellow hip hop music) So I’ve been waiting for technology to slim down, cut cords, and be forgettable in a way for a long time, and these $129 Galaxy Buds were my shiny gleam of hope towards that in the Android ecosystem. (mellow music) Now, I’ve tried AirPods. I didn’t like all…