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8 most stunning phone colors of 2018

Which one is your favorite?

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This year, it’s looking like color is a big thing in the smartphone space. New handset releases are coming in prettier colors and I am loving it. Out of all the many phones released this year, my favorite colors remain to be these devices.

Huawei P20 Pro in Twilight

This beautiful device is a definite scene-stealer. The purple-blue-green gradient is just such a beautiful and unique combo.

READ MORE: Huawei P20 and P20 Pro Hands-on

Sony Xperia XZ2 in Coral Pink

Sony’s departure from their traditional form factor was received with mixed emotions, but the color scheme was on point. It comes in White Silver, Black, Moss Green, and, my favorite, Coral Pink. It’s the daintiest shade of rose that I completely love.

SEE ALSO: Sony Xperia XZ2 Hands-On: More beautiful than ever!

OPPO R15 Pro in Ruby Red gradient

Gradient is in this year and OPPO’s premium midrange contender sports a beautiful deep red gradient that glistens when light shines on it.

SEE ALSO: OPPO R15 Pro hands-on review: The screen is notch the same

Huawei P20 in Rose Gold

The most subtle pink gradient is showcased by Huawei’s latest flagship. The understated hue looks particularly great in natural light.

SEE ALSO: Huawei P20 review: Pink and perfect?

OPPO R15 in Nebula Purple

Another gradient phone, the OPPO R15 Pro goes from a violet hue to a deep dark purple. The barely-there color change is a very nice touch.

SEE ALSO: OPPO R15 and R15 Pro Edition now official with a notch

Essential Phone in Ocean Depths

This shade of green color looks great on the Essential. The classy shade looks perfect with the gold details.

SEE ALSO: Essential Phone gets new colors for its ‘Spring Collection’

Samsung Galaxy S9 in Lilac Purple

The shiny glass back of the Galaxy S9 looks exceptionally good in lilac. Finally, a color option other than the usual blue, black, or silver.

SEE ALSO: Samsung Galaxy S9: An honest review of AR Emoji and more

Honor 10 in Phantom Green and Phantom Blue

Definitely a game-changer! I’m not even sure which one color the Honor 10 is. Officially, it comes in blue and green.

SEE ALSO: Honor 10 hands-on: Definite stunners

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These new Ikea curtains fight indoor pollution by filtering air

Talk about being functional!

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Ikea has just announced groundbreaking technology that will not only add to your home decorating or homemaking ventures, as the brand has been apt to do; it will also help keep your living space cleaner by purifying indoor air.

This is Ikea’s Gunrid curtain and it works just like a plant: It breaks down harmful pollutants when it gets in contact with light. The fabric itself has undergone “mineral-based surface treatment” which enables it to destroy common indoor air pollutants like formaldehyde and odor. And since the tech is in the fabric, future products aren’t, in theory, limited to just curtains.

Unknown to most, indoor air pollution is a big deal with some living spaces found to have conditions five times worse than other parts of the world and a higher death toll than outdoor pollution. Mauricio Affonso, Product Developer at Ikea Range & Supply says, “We are creating an affordable and space-saving air purifying solution that also makes the home more beautiful.”

Ikea hopes to put these Gunrid curtains on shelves by 2020.

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Samsung announces new generation of wearables

These include a tracker, watch, and wireless buds

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Aside from the numerous Samsung flagships announced at Unpacked in San Francisco, there were also a number of wearables announced: The Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Fit, Galaxy Fit e, and the Galaxy Buds.

The Galaxy Watch Active is the sporty version of Samsung’s Galaxy Watch but without the iconic spinning bezel. It’s equipped with stress, fitness, and sleep tracking, plus GPS, NFC, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth capabilities. Of course, it also has Bixby built in.

The watch also has wireless charging capabilities which will work well with the PowerShare-capable Galaxy S10. It runs on an Exynos 9110 processor and a 230mAh battery. It’ll come in four pretty colors: rose gold, sea green, black, and silver. It’ll be available on March 8 in the US for US$ 200.

The Galaxy Fit and Fit e are slim fitness wearables that will automatically track your activities. Equipped with a heart rate monitor and a 0.95-inch AMOLED display, this water-resistant baby is perfect for those who want something less obtrusive. They’ll be available in the second quarter of 2019.

Last but not least: The Galaxy Buds. Powered by AKG, you’re ensured a great listening experience. It boasts six hours of battery life for streaming and five hours on calls, with an additional seven hours with its charging case. That same case gives 1.7 hours of power on a 15-minute charge. Of course, it also has wireless charging.

These Buds are available starting March 8 and they’ll retail for US$ 129. It comes in three colors: black, white, and a fun yellow.

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Instagram photo challenge with the Samsung Galaxy S10

Hands-on with all three versions!

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Samsung’s newest Galaxy S devices have just been announced and we’re blessed with three versions: The Samsung Galaxy S10e (small), the Galaxy S10 (big), and the Galaxy S10+ (big big!).

Each phone is equipped with a number of cameras so you know what that means: IG photo test!

In our Her GadgetMatch video, we check out what’s so cool about the new Samsung phones and test what the cameras can do. Spoiler: They do a lot!

In case you’re having trouble viewing, watch HERE.

SEE ALSO: Samsung’s new LED light cover is the phone case we’ve always wanted

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