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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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    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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    Disney Magical Dice Lets You Build the Disney Empire of Your Dreams

    An upcoming mobile game is being billed as the Monopoly of the Disney universe — not to be confused with Disney Monopoly, of course. Disney Magical Dice is an upcoming free-to-play board game, and developers Netmarble know what they have. They launched a pre-registration site for their game yesterday, and if you think that’s a […]

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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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    Infinite Arms Is the Toys-to-Life Game We’ve Been Waiting For

    Since the 2011 release of Skylanders, the toys-to-life genre has been merging physical toys with virtual gameplay. The success of that game inspired competitors like Disney Infinity and Lego Dimensions, and once you start talking about building and rebuilding Lego sets so you can teleport them into a game, you pretty much have us hooked. […]

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    Nintendo Releases Their Very First Smartphone App

    A move a couple years in the making has finally happened — Nintendo has moved into mobile, and we’re not talking about the 3DS. The video game company’s first app has been released in Japan, and it should come as no surprise that it’s meant to set the foundation for years of Nintendo apps to […]

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    Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Hands-On

    Samsung announced their yearly Galaxy S refresh on schedule today at their Unpacked event, held at MWC 2016 in Barcelona. Once again, it’s improvement at the usual steady pace for Samsung — in other words, if you’re looking to upgrade your phone and go (or stay) premium this year, the Galaxy S7 family has to […]

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    The Blade V7 is ZTE’s Affordable Flagship Smartphone

    Following the announcement of a couple of budget phones at CES 2016, ZTE is at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona to show off their next tier up for 2016. The Blade V7 and V7 Lite are what the company calls their affordable flagships, matching pretty solid specs at prices well below what the heavy hitters […]

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    Lenovo TAB3 Series Proves Budget Tablets Can Still Be Sweet

    With tablet sales leveling off, creating new budget tablets is becoming increasingly hard to justify. With dozens upon dozens of tablets with similar specs already on the market, throwing another one in can be fruitless without the right angle. Lenovo thinks they have that angle with their new TAB3 series, which provide new family and […]

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    Lenovo VIBE K5 Plus is a Budget Phone That Looks Premium

    Budget and mid-range phones can be pretty awesome products, as long as the company can get that right mix of price and features. The Lenovo VIBE K5 Plus looks like it pulls that trick off pretty well, offering great specs where it counts at an affordable price. The latest in Lenovo’s line of VIBE smartphones […]

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    You Can Now Access Gmail Features Without An @Gmail Address

    It’s tough to get people to switch from one email service to another — getting a new email address might be even more annoying than having to switch phone numbers. So, as proud as the Gmail development team is of their product’s features, it’s to this point been no guarantee that anyone will be convinced […]