Jake Krol, Mashable

Jake Krol


New Jersey, United States

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Past articles by Jake:

Roku Premiere and Premiere+ review: You should consider only one

The Roku Premiere+ is a solid media-streaming box, but it's outshined by the robust voice-assistant controls built into its competitors. → Read More

Lenovo Yoga C930 review: Small changes make a big impact

The Lenovo Yoga C930 is a 2-in-1 laptop with better-than-expected sound and the power to perform basic tasks, streaming, and web browsing. → Read More

Amazon Fire HD 8 2018 review: Basic to the extreme, but hands-free Alexa is a nice bonus

At $80, the Fire HD 8 can be a cheap Echo Show replacement, or a basic Android tablet that works well for consuming media. → Read More

Furbo Dog Camera review: The best way to keep an eye on your dog from work

The Furbo Dog Camera is a small beacon that streams live video and audio from your home, so you can keep tabs on your family pet from anywhere. → Read More

This neural-net powered AI is way better at chess than anyone

Alphabet subsidiary DeepMind Technologies keeps pushing the bar of robotics, and now AI. → Read More

Bose's Home Speaker 500 combines Alexa with great sound, for a price

The Bose Home Speaker 500 is more expensive than other smart speakers like Apple HomePod or Google Home. But you get excellent sound in addition to smarts. → Read More

iOS 12.1.1 fixes bugs and expands eSIM support on the iPhone XR, XS, and XS Max

iOS 12.1.1 fixes several bugs and enhances some features, including better eSIM support for the iPhone XR, XS, and XS Max. → Read More

Here are all the 5G devices coming in 2019... so far

5G networks aren't even here yet, but carriers and manufacturers alike are getting ready to release many 5G devices in 2019. → Read More

Here are the best apps to celebrate Hanukkah

When you want to celebrate Hanukkah on your phone, download these apps. → Read More

The Dyson Pure Hot+Cool adds heating to air purification

The Dyson Pure Hot+Cool is a three-in-one air purifier/cooling fan/space heater. And it's not cheap. → Read More

iHeartRadio crunched the numbers on the top music for 2018

The first declaration of artists and song of the year is here ... with a twist. → Read More

Apple Watch Series 4 will receive an extended 45-day return period

While we're still waiting for the ECG app to arrive on the Series 4, it might increase the return timeframe when it eventually lands. → Read More

This 3D sensor will let almost any product 'see' the world down to the millimeter

Building a sensor that can precisely map out 3D spaces is hard, so that's why Occipital has done it for you in the Structure Core. → Read More

Apple chimes in on iPhone XR sales but offers no specifics

Apple is finally chiming in about how its 2018 iPhones are selling. Specifically, a top executive says the iPhone XR has been the "most popular" iPhone. → Read More

Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K review: The best streaming dongle, period

Amazon's Fire TV Stick 4K checks off almost every box that you'd want in a streaming dongle, plus you get its much-improved Alexa remote. → Read More

This $40 talking fish has Amazon Alexa inside

The Big Mouth Billy Bass is getting 2018 technology update. A new $40 version of the talking fish works with Amazon's Alexa. → Read More

Apple is increasing the trade-in value for those getting an XS, XS Max, or XR

An increase is an increase, even if there are a few catches. For a limited time, Apple will increase the trade-in credit if you're getting a 2018 iPhone. → Read More

We already have our first big phone trend for 2019: the 'pinhole' notch

It looks like Huawei's next major smartphone will accommodate the front-facing camera with a 'pinhole' notch in order to build a true edge-to-edge display. → Read More

Owner of Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent announces partnership with Apple to build apps

Kering, the luxury brand behind Gucci and Saint Laurent, is pushing ahead with new digital initiatives including a partnership with Apple. → Read More

These four Dyson products make great gifts

Dyson is definetly a high-end home appliance brand and in recent year's the product line footprint has been expanding. → Read More