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    7 of the Best Galaxy S7 Edge Cases

    There’s a small but not insignificant benefit to buying a Samsung Galaxy S phone that no one ever talks about — you’ll always have access to the best-looking designer cases on the market. While a few cases get made for other phones, Samsung and Apple are sure bets to get attention from all of the […]

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    India Will Require That All Mobile Phones Have a Panic Button Starting in 2018

    Like with any country, India’s sexual assault and rape epidemic is multi-faceted, with roots in culture, lack of enforcement, stigma, and vulnerability. No one initiative is going to solve the problem — while the Indian government has strengthened rape laws since the spate of high-profile attacks on tourists and Indian women this decade, there’s a lot […]

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    LG G5 Review – A Flagship With Unique Tricks

    Differentiation is tough in the 2016 smartphone market. Just about every flagship Android smartphone looks the same on the inside, forcing smartphone makers to bank on camera upgrades and physical design to get an advantage on the competition. With the G5, LG took a different approach by addressing a very vocal contingent of Android users […]

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    Rumor is That Samsung Will Have a Hand in the iPhone 7S

    iPhone 7 rumors? Whatever. We’re on those iPhone 7S rumors now, with multiple reports coming out today that the normally frosty relations between Apple and Samsung just got a couple billion dollars warmer. Word is that the two companies, after years of legal battles earlier in the decade, have reached a deal for Apple to […]

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    The Meizu Pro 6 Sure Looks a Lot Like the iPhone 6s

    I usually don’t like saying a smartphone is trying to copy the iPhone, because usually someone’s just saying that because a phone is made of aluminum and is a rectangle. But, I’ll make an exception for the Meizu Pro 6, a smartphone that really, truly does look like an iPhone 6, from the back to […]

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    HTC 10 Review

    You can call HTC’s latest flagship phone the HTC 10, because they’ve officially dropped the “One” and “M” monikers. But, besides the name change, their latest phone is not a drastic change in form from its predecessors, but one that offers plenty of refinements. The same unibody metal design that HTC was first out of the […]

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    HTC 10 First Impressions

    Now that the LG G5, Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge, and Huawei P9 have all been unveiled, there was just one more flagship Android smartphone that needed to make its 2016 debut. Today’s the day for the HTC 10, introducing a simplified naming system along with a very competent smartphone. Of course, everyone’s competent in 2016, […]

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    ZTE Grand X3 (Cricket Wireless) Review

    Time was, a sub-$200 smartphone was impressive as long as it actually turned on and connected to a network of some kind. Those times are over — in the past couple of years, we’ve seen affordable flagships like the Asus ZenFone 2 boast nearly top-tier specs combined with cheaper builds and low price tags. Still, those affordable […]

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    Huawei’s P9 Flagship Phone Uses Leica Optics

    With the Mate S, the Mate 8, and their collaboration with Google on the Nexus 6P, Huawei has spent the last couple of years rebranding themselves as a premium smartphone maker to rival Apple and Samsung — something they’re poised to do now that they’re third in global smartphone market share. While the Mate series […]

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    LG G5 First Impressions

    The LG G5 is one phone in the increasingly large crowd of flagship Android phones vying for attention and trying to knock Samsung off its perch. It’s also the most unique one, thanks to a removable bottom section that lets you swap out the battery, despite the G5 not having a removable back. After its […]

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    Here Are the Cheapest Ways to Buy an iPhone SE

    Apple’s latest press conference heralded the return of the 4″ premium phone. Bucking rumors, the iPhone SE is an iPhone 6s in a much smaller frame — Force Touch was the only thing left on the cutting room floor. Still, being smaller, the SE was bound to come more cheaply than its larger counterparts. We […]