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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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    Who is Huawei? And Why Their Arrival in the U.S. is a Big Deal

    This post brought to you by Huawei. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Chip Chick. You might recognize Huawei from all of those posts we write about swanky high-end phones that won’t be coming to the United States. It sounds like you might have to change how you think about the brand, though — more […]

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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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    HTC One A9 Review – So What If It Looks Like An iPhone

    The HTC One A9 is HTC’s latest handset, and it’s designed to attack the growing ‘premium’ mid-range market. You know, those phones that don’t cost nearly as much as the iPhone or Galaxy S6 Edge, but still manage to offer lots of value along with some haute looks. To that effect, the HTC One A9 […]

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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 — […]

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    LG V10 is a Smartphone That Doesn’t Need a Case or a Selfie Stick

    LG is trying to wreck a few accessory makers’ days with the V10, a new smartphone with some impressive extra features that should cut down on all the little external costs of having a smartphone. But, besides saving you from having to buy a selfie stick, the V10 looks like a multimedia powerhouse and a […]

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    5 Things From Google’s Press Conference We’re Excited About

    Google had one of their many days in the sun today, announcing new devices and software updates that should keep us busy in the year to come. And, while there’s nothing earth-shattering here, there are a lot of little tweaks and improvements (and some disappointments) worth checking out if you’re locked in to the Android […]

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    Pebble Time Round is the Best Smartwatch Yet for Small Wrists

    Here at Chip Chick, we’re always on the lookout for smartwatches that fit wrists of all shapes and sizes — and we’ve found the slim-wristed to be the most underserved. That’s why we’re excited about the Pebble Time Round, the latest from the little wearable company that could. One of the best examples of a […]

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    Sony Debuts the First Smartphone With a 4k Display, the Xperia Z5 Premium

    It was inevitable — eventually, some device manufacturer was bound to create a smartphone with a 4k display. Sony detailed their brand new Xperia Z5 this week at IFA 2015, and it’s coming in three models — Compact, regular, and Premium — with the latter earning the somewhat dubious distinction of having the first 4k […]