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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 […]

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    Huawei Mate 8 Review

    Huawei has made a huge push into the premium smartphone market in recent years, with the Mate S going a long way toward helping the company shed their budget image. But, last year, their in-house chipsets still weren’t matching up with the high prices of their best devices, preventing them from being good value choices […]

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    Trump Dump App Lets You Poop On the Donald

    I think deep down, Donald Trump would have to be pleased with Trump Dump, a game that has been released for iOS and Android. The game really does mirror his candidacy in a poetic way — it’s a low-effort affair made for a short-term cash-in on popular opinion. I’ll just tell myself it was intentional. […]

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    Samsung Galaxy S7 Likely to Be Announced in a Few Weeks

    It’s that time of year again. Mobile World Congress will take place in Barcelona in a few weeks, and when it does, Samsung will almost certainly announce the Galaxy S7 family. Samsung making an MWC Galaxy announcement is as regular as a new iPhone in September, and there’s been plenty of buzz about the new […]

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    Huawei Watch Review

    The Huawei Watch was part of a huge push from Android smartphone manufacturers in 2015 to refine the Android-friendly smartwatch. Unlike many other watches from the past year, which were second generation efforts, the Huawei Watch is Huawei’s first smartwatch. Like similar devices from Asus, LG, and many others, the Huawei Watch runs on Android […]

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    Lenovo Vibe S1 Lite Smartphone Can Take Selfies In The Dark

    Lenovo isn’t as well-known for their smartphones, but they do churn them out, and they’re usually pretty good for selfies. They’re staying on that train at CES 2016 with the Vibe S1 Lite a mid-range smartphone that can take top-tier selfies. The Vibe S1 Lite is the follow-up to the Vibe S1, which Lenovo launched […]

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    Spending Time with the Huawei Nexus 6P

    This post brought to you by Huawei. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Chip Chick. Last week, we took a look at how Huawei is taking their expertise in smartphones from their native China to the United States, spearheaded by the new Nexus 6P made in partnership with Google. This week, we’ve gotten a chance […]

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    Motorola Droid Maxx 2 Review

    At the same time Motorola and Verizon unveiled the Droid Turbo 2 — the high-end phone with ShatterShield technology protecting the display — they showed off the Droid Maxx 2. This time around, the Maxx is being sold as a mid-range Droid that, while lacking that new ShatterShield technology, stays faithful to what’s made the […]

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    One Month With the Moto X Style Pure Edition – Review

    The original Moto X was a pioneer in a world of smartphones that all looked the same. The latest generation continues that trend by offering a plethora of customization options that allow each person to inject their own personality into the look of their smartphone. Heck, you can customize its backside with a choice of […]

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    Verizon is Selling a Kids Tablet with Built-in 4G LTE

    Verizon is doubling down on family-friendly tech this holiday season — on top of the two LG wearable devices for kids they recently announced, the telecom giant will add a new kids tablet called the Ellipsis. While it might not do much different than the many kids tablets we’ve covered, Verizon is hoping that a […]

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    The Shatterproof Motorola Droid Turbo 2 Review

    We’ve put Motorola’s new Droid Turbo 2 through more stress than any phone deserves, and we’re left with an intact display and a nearly intact phone. Droid Turbo 2 is one of the only shatterproof smartphones on the market, and it’s also one of the most appealing. How’s this for assurance: Motorola is guaranteeing that […]

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    SMS Audio Plans To Build a Ridiculous Dual-Screen Smartphone

    Here’s something different — when CRBT talks about dual screen smartphones, they mean it. They’ve gotten together with SMS Audio to create the Siam 7X, a smartphone with a full-sized eInk display on the back. Why? That’s a good question, and one they’ll have to answer convincingly if their Kickstarter campaign is going to be […]

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    Moto X Force is the Droid Turbo 2 For Everyone Else

    Well, this looks familiar. Just a couple of days after Motorola and Verizon announced the Droid Turbo 2, Motorola is dropping (literally) the Moto X Force, which is the same as the Droid Turbo 2 but for almost everyone else. Verizon usually needs their own phones because of their CDMA network, which requires a different […]

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    Verizon Wants You To Drop Their Droid Turbo 2 Phone

    Challenge accepted? Verizon and Motorola are introducing two new Droids today including the Droid Turbo 2, a phone that makes the bold promise of having a shatter-proof screen, no matter how many times it gets face time with pavement. I can hear all the hands rubbing together in eager anticipation of trying that claim out. […]

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    HTC One A9 is an iPhone Look-Alike Running Android 6.0

    After disappointing sales of their flagship One M9 and a spate of bad news, HTC has been in need of a drastic shift in strategy to keep itself competitive in the smartphone market. We’re not sure if the One A9 they announced today qualifies, but it seems like a step in the right direction — […]