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    Sony’s New Xperia XZ2 Smartphone is Ready to Rumble

    It’s well-worn ground — a new premium Android smartphone is basically the same as all the others, so the company behind it throws in some unexpected, off-the-wall feature to shake things up. This week at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Sony took that literally, introducing a new premium smartphone that rumbles along with audio, whether that’s […]

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    ZTE Introduces Two New Affordable Phones in the Blade V9 and Blade V9 Vita

    Mobile World Congress in Barcelona is always a big deal in the world of smartphones, but aside from the heavy hitters like the Samsung Galaxy S9, many phones announced there don’t make their way to the United States. While that’s technically true of the ZTE Blade V9 and Blade V9 Vita, they’re still worth looking […]

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    The Week in Tech – It’s Over, the Robots Have Won

    There’s a ton of tech news to get to! Maybe you didn’t get to it all, because who’s got time for that? Well, that’d be us — here are a handful of stories from the week that was that might affect you! Lyft is coming to Toronto Lyft used to be an also-ran to clear ride-hailing […]

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    Huawei Mate 10 Pro Review – Smarter Than Your Average Phone?

    In the world of Android smartphones, Huawei is pretty interesting. They used to make mainly budget smartphones, but over the past few years they’ve created some very powerful premium devices. They’ve come to excel in battery life in particular — despite being high-end, very fast phones, devices in their Mate line regularly last a whole day, […]

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    Can the LG V30 Camera Really Make Your Pictures Look Effortlessly Beautiful?

    With the iPhone, you generally know what to expect — Apple’s going to make one little tweak to annoy you, but most everything else about the phone is going to be great. Over on the Android side, it’s not so simple! With these phones increasingly looking similar inside and out, companies have been scrambling to find […]

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    You’re Not Seeing Double – This Smartphone Has Two Screens!

    And now, for something completely different. Well, maybe not completely — it is still a smartphone. But, the Axon M is certainly one of the most unusual phones we’ve ever seen. With two screens, how could it not be? The phone has two 5.2″ 1080p displays — one on the front, one on the back. The back one is […]

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    Google Acquires the Pixel Division of HTC for $1.1 Billion

    Reality has fallen a bit short of rumors that Google would acquire Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC — today, the two companies announced that Google will only acquire the division of HTC responsible for producing the Pixel smartphone, accounting for 20 percent of HTC’s workforce (about 2,000 employees). The $1.1 billion deal will also give Google non-exclusive […]

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    The ZTE Tempo X is a Budget Smartphone That Runs Android Nougat

    ZTE is expanding their budget smartphone roster today with the Tempo X. Coming exclusively to Boost Mobile, the $80 5″ smartphone is lean on specs (even for the price), but if you’re looking for more Android goodies than usual at this price, the Tempo X might be worth a look. The Tempo X is built […]

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    The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is in Stores Starting Today

    It’s time for the fall smartphone battle to kick off! We’ve already got the major players — the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, the iPhone X, and the LG V30 — announced and hyped. Now it’s time for you to check them out for yourself in stores. You can do that starting today, with the Galaxy Note 8 […]

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    LG V30 First Impressions

    For the past few years, the LG V series has stood out as LG’s high-end multimedia phone, excelling in audio and video. They’ve also used the V series to experiment with some other ideas daring enough to not be fit for the mainstream G series — things like the second screen strip that functioned as a […]

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    ZTE Blade Z Max Review

    We love our high-end, premium phones, but we’d be lying if we said we didn’t love a good deal, too. Last year, the ZTE Z Max Pro was just that — a giant 6″ phone with a 1080p display and extra features like a fingerprint reader. But, a lot changes in a year! In 2017, 1080p […]

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    Here’s Why Huawei’s Upcoming Phones Could Be Exciting for AI Development

    Qualcomm just about dominates the world of Android smartphones — if you’ve got a premium Android device in your hand, it’s almost definitely got a Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset inside. Lately, the most notable exception (besides Samsung Galaxy phones sold in other markets) has been Huawei. The Chinese company designs their own chipsets, which include just about […]

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    The Moto X is Back, But It’s Not the Phone You Remember

    For a while there, we thought the Moto X line was done. Once Motorola’s flagship phone known for its commitment to stock Android, the Moto X was seemingly replaced by the high-end, modular Moto Z last year. But, after a yearlong hiatus, the Moto X is indeed coming back — just without a lot of the features […]

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    Huawei’s Updated Line of MediaPad Tablets Goes on Sale Starting Today

    Huawei is finally ready to turn their new tablets for 2017 loose. They’ve announced the availability of four new tablets — two 8″ and two 10″ — in a bid to convince consumers that Android tablets are still worth buying as coffee table entertainment devices. The two MediaPad M3 Lite tablets are lower-cost versions of the MediaPad […]