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Christian de Looper

Senior Reviews Editor

Since 2021
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Christian de Looper was born in Canberra, Australia, where he lived until the age of 14. After his father got a job in Paris, France, Christian lived there for five years, after which he moved to Minnesota for college. During college, Christian developed a passion for consumer technology by writing for tech blogs. Christian now lives in sunny Santa Cruz, California.

Eve MotionBlinds

Eve MotionBlinds review

March 25th, 2022

More and more devices are getting smart functionality, allowing you to tie them into your home in general, and automate things based on things like your location, your activity, and so on. Smart lighting is a major aspect of the smart home. But there are two components to that — lights themselves, and blinds. Eve …

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Best keyboards in 2022

March 24th, 2022

Choosing the best keyboard for your setup can be tough. Not only are there a ton of options, but there is also a multitude of different keyboard types. From mechanical to ergonomic, you’re going to need to figure out what suits you best, and exactly what you need. But before you can figure out what …

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G review

March 23rd, 2022

Xiaomi’s Redmi brand has long been known for its solid entry-level phones that offer premium features at an affordable price. The latest Redmi Note series is no exception to that rule. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G is the highest-end model in the Note 11 series, but it still costs an impressive $329 — …

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iPad Air (2022) review

March 21st, 2022

The 2020 iPad Air represented a perfect balance between price and features, offering a fun, modern design with a solid display and good performance, at $599. Sure, the entry-level iPad was cheaper, but it also kept its aging design and worse speakers and cameras. And while the iPad Pro was better, it’s also a lot …

iPhone 13 News

iPhone 13: Release date, specs, pricing, and news

March 19th, 2022

After months of rumors and leaks, the Apple iPhone 13 series finally came out last September. The phones may not represent a major design shift over 2020’s iPhone 12 devices, but they still offer a number of upgrades, new features, and more. Like the iPhone 12, there are four iPhone 13 models: the iPhone 13, …

The Roku Streaming Stick 4K next to its remote

What is Roku?

March 17th, 2022

Over the past 10 years or so, our TVs have become more and more like oversized smartphones. And, even those that don’t have a smart TV or use their TV’s smart functionality often use an external device to access streaming services and other apps. One of the biggest makers of both those smart TV platforms, …

Best Samsung Phones

Best Samsung phones in 2022

March 15th, 2022

Samsung easily makes some of the best phones out there. If you’re an Android fan, in fact, it’s hard to avoid the company. Between the Samsung Galaxy S series and the Samsung Galaxy A series, there are all kinds of phones across all kinds of prices. But because the company makes so many phones, it …

Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus

Samsung Galaxy S22: Everything you need to know

March 15th, 2022

Samsung has finally taken the wraps off of the Galaxy S22 series. The phone is tipped to be one of the best of 2022, offering a stunning design, incredible camera, and more. After months of rumors, we already knew almost everything there was to know about the new phone, including the fact that there are …

Best Android Phones

Best Android phones in 2022

March 15th, 2022

Apple’s iPhone series is rarely all that surprising. When you get a new iPhone, the overall experience is likely to be very similar to your previous device. Not so on the Android side though. There are Android phones of all shapes and sizes — not to mention different price points. In other words, there should be …

Best T-Mobile Plans

Best T-Mobile plans in 2022

March 13th, 2022

Just a few years ago, T-Mobile was a distant third in the list of U.S. carriers. But after combining forces with Sprint and launching the first nationwide 5G network, it’s much more competitive with the giants, Verizon and AT&T. It also offers a range of plans, and it can be hard to find the best …