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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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    Samsung is Likely Releasing a Foldable Smartphone

    The iPhone is pretty unbeatable – but can you fold it? This is where Samsung may have a leg up. The company is rumored to be unveiling five flagship smartphones in 2017, including the Galaxy X — a foldable handset with a 4K display. Korean publication ETNews reported in April that Samsung is working on a […]

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    The LG G4 is Nearly Perfect – Review

    The LG G4 is a unique instance where a phone manufacturer brags about releasing a phone with a great camera, and actually comes through. To that effect, the LG G4 has one of the best phone cameras on the market today, so much so that it can go head to head with the likes of […]

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    Asus PadFone X Mini Comes to AT&T This Month

    The Asus PadFone X mini is a shrunk-down version of the PadFone X that we reviewed earlier this year. The PadFone X is a rare breed of hybrid device—instead of being a 2-in-1 tablet and laptop like we’re used to seeing, it’s a 2-in-1 smartphone and tablet, thanks to a tablet docking station that the […]

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    HTC Desire EYE is All About the Selfies [Hands-on]

    Most smartphones get mid- to high-end rear cameras and front cameras that are good enough to be serviceable for video chats. HTC knows better—front cameras aren’t for video chats. They’re for selfies. And so we have the HTC Desire EYE—a smartphone built to help you take the very best pictures of yourself possible. Whereas most […]

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    Asus Announces the Fonepad Note, a 6” Smartphone

    The Fonepad Note is Asus’ go at a new smartphone for this year, announced today at Computex 2013. It’s bigger than the Samsung phone of the same name, but is it better? Well, no. Not really. But it’s not bad! The Fonepad is a 6” Android phone running on a 1.6 GHz Intel Atom Z2560 […]

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    Asus Releases Ridiculous FonePad and PadFone Infinity [Hands-on]

    Say what you want about Asus, but you have to admit, they have an impressive commitment to taking the road less traveled. First we had the dual-screen Taichi, and now we have an update to the smartphone-tablet PadFone duo, called the PadFone Infinity. And, because why not, Asus also revealed the FonePad at Mobile World Congress […]

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    Huawei Ascend D2 to Descend on China and Japan

    The Ascend D2 runs on Android 4.1 and features a 5 inch Super Retina LCD Display and some very substantial battery efficiency technology, with a stand-by time of about six days. It is slim and unassuming in it’s aluminum and metal design weighing just 170g and measuring 9.9mm thin. The slightly curved design makes for […]

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    Samsung’s Exhilarate Thrills and Wows with U-Verse Live Access

    Next in the AT&T CES 2012 debut  line up is the Samsung Exhilarate. Brandishing a shiny 4 inch touchscreen Super AMOLED display this smartphone dazzles. Front and rear facing cameras and voice recognition adds great functionality. The real highlight is the access to AT&T U-verse Live TV. You can surf TV and web on this […]

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    Samsung and AT&T Rock Your Galaxy and Beyond with Galaxy Note

    The Galaxy never looked so good, Samsung’s Galaxy Note, that is. A sparkling debut at CES 2012 today showed us the latest on the fingertips of AT&T. It is loudly and proudly sporting the largest screen on a smartphone, as well as the world’s first 5.3 inch HD SUper AMOLED screen that is 1280X800 providing […]

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    Woman Has Showdown with Mugger Over Android Phone

    What would you do if a mugger tried to take your Android phone away from you? Most people would just be content with walking away unharmed. But that is how MOST people would react. The other night, our friend Robin Raskin of Mommy Tech was confronted by a man who tried to grab her phone […]

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    3D TV is Dead, Long Live the Smart TV

    By now, you’ve probably heard the term Smart TV bandied about once or twice. Those dedicated to the world of TV tech will no doubt be familiar, but what about the rest of us? What, exactly, are these Smart TVs? Well, do you know what a smartphone is? A good starting point to understanding Smart […]