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    BlackBerry is Killing Off the BlackBerry Classic

    We’ll spare you the introduction about how dark things have been for BlackBerry and get right to it — the BlackBerry Classic, the company’s 2014 attempt at reviving the half-physical keyboard, half-display form factor that made them a household name, will no longer be produced. The news was announced by COO Ralph Pini in a blog […]

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    OnePlus 3 Review

    Over the last few years, OnePlus has become something very surprising — a startup that has found success in the premium smartphone market. The OnePlus 1 and OnePlus 2 were both great phones for their low price tags if you were able to get your hands on one. Those first two phones were sold by invite […]

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    Fujifilm Has a Speedy Instant Photo Printer for Smartphones

    Fujifilm has found a nice niche with their own take on instant photography — mobile photo printers made for use with smartphones. Their Instax line is growing today with the release of the Instax Share Smartphone Printer SP-2, a slight redesign of the SP-1. Slight’s no slight, though — the SP-2 is a worthwhile upgrade. In addition […]

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    SanDisk Announces a 256 GB microSDXC Card

    SanDisk lit up MWC Barcelona with the fastest microSDXC card in the world — the Extreme Pro microSDXC UHS-II, capable of transfer speeds up to 275 MB/s. The cards they’re announcing at MWC Shanghai this week aren’t quite as speedy, but they have greater capacities, cramming a pretty incredible 256 GB of storage onto one card. The […]

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    5 Ways Lenovo Shook Things Up at Lenovo Tech World

    We’ll admit, the tech scene had been a little bit of a bore before VR started making things interesting this year. We’ve been seeing a lot of slow and steady improvements across most device categories, and while we expect that from mature markets, it’s a lot less fun to write and read about. Fortunately, Lenovo […]

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    Lenovo PHAB2 Pro is the AR-Savvy Project Tango Smartphone

    Since CES, details have slowly surfaced about a collaboration between Lenovo and Google on a new smartphone — one that doesn’t involve Motorola. Google’s Project Tango is all about augmented reality, using sensors and algorithms that allow smartphones to recognize complex objects and map out surroundings using just the rear camera array. As promised, it’s debuting […]

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    Huawei P9 Review

    Huawei’s reputation in the smartphone market has been improving by leaps and bounds over the past couple of years, as they’ve transitioned from budget phones to premium flagships meant to contend with the likes of Samsung, LG, and HTC. Introducing new premium phones alongside cheaper options has propelled Huawei into the number three spot in […]

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    Microsoft Cuts More Jobs and is Likely Ending the Lumia Line

    Credit Microsoft for trying, but the Windows Phone experiment is done in its current form, and it’s wreaking havoc on a lot of lives as a result. This week, Microsoft wrote off yet another massive loss and announced another round of job cuts in a move that essentially ends Microsoft’s involvement with Nokia’s handset division, which […]

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    ZTE Grand X Max 2 is a Killer $200 Phablet

    When the ZTE Grand X Max+ debuted, the 6″ phone was well-received for its price, but not as much for the spec sheet sacrifices it had to make to get there. The new Grand X Max 2 is a different story, improving in huge ways to make the new phablet a force to be reckoned […]

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    Teaser Suggests That Motorola is Bringing Back the RAZR

    There’s a lot to unpack with this story. I mean, there’s the apparently imminent return of the RAZR, Motorola’s iconic flip phone, but there’s also the fact that we’ve just witnessed a teaser trailer (complete with a total lack of info) about a phone. What a time to be alive? The Motorola RAZR V3 was […]