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HTC One M8-008
HTC One M8-008
HTC One M8-008

HTC One M8 Review (Verizon Wireless): Killer Power, Awesome Battery Life, Weird Camera

It's metal, it's sleek, it feels good in the hand.  In short, there is really nothing wrong with HTC's One M8, save perhaps for the camera.  But more on that in a few. Yes, this is the second HTC One.  The first was the M7 and ...
 
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Smartphones
 
iPhone 5s-0129
iPhone 5s-0129
iPhone 5s-0129

Apple iPhone 5s Review

When it comes to the iPhone, every review since the 3G has exclaimed one thing: this is the best iPhone yet. And it should go without saying that enough changes and improvements have been made so that the newest models is, in f...
 
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Screen Shot 2013-12-20 at 3.56.37 PM
Screen Shot 2013-12-20 at 3.56.37 PM

iOS 7 Review

iOS 7 is the biggest departure from the operating system since Apple released it. How could they muck it up so badly? Let me tell you. Apple Senior Vice President of Design, Jony Ive, took over the design of not only the hardwa...
 
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LG Optimus G2-0036
LG Optimus G2-0036
LG Optimus G2-0036

LG G2 Review

The smartphone market may be saturated with high-end devices, but on Android what "high-end" means changes practically every day. The growth in both software and hardware technology, combined with the openness of Android, has m...
 
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Smartphones
 
iPhone 5s-0045
iPhone 5s-0045
iPhone 5s-0045

iPhone 5s First Impressions

I
've owned an iPhone since the beginning. Well, since eight months after the original released, when a friend sold me his with a giant gash on the top right of the display. It worked perfectl...
 
 
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Motorola Droid MAXX-0005
Motorola Droid MAXX-0005
Motorola Droid MAXX-0005

Motorola Droid MAXX Review

When you think of longevity, smartphones never come to mind, and for good reason. The damn things never last. A day, a day and a half at most. That's all they have. Which is ridiculous, because the bigger ones have much larger ...
 
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Samsung Mega 6.3-001
Samsung Mega 6.3-001
Samsung Mega 6.3-001

Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 Review (AT&T)

S
amsung's Mega 6.3 is neither phone or tablet.  Many have come to call this type of a device a phablet.  I think there is no question that a device of this size, measuring 6.3-inches diagonal...
 
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Moto X-001
Moto X-001
Moto X-001

Motorola Moto X First Impression: Don’t Judge a Book By Its Cover (AT&T)

T
he Moto X is really the first Nexus handset to come out of the company since Google gobbled them up last year. It's heading to all carriers, and has already arrived on both AT&T and Veri...

 
 
Smartphones
 
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SAMSUNG CSC
SAMSUNG CSC

HTC 8XT Windows Phone 8 Review

O
n the GR chopping block is a brand new candy-colored Windows Phone. The HTC 8XT is a unit with similar specs as the Nokia Lumia 928, same processor similar memory, familiar screen size and r...
 
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Smartphones
 
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SAMSUNG CSC
SAMSUNG CSC

Nokia Lumia 928 Windows Phone Review

I
'm a believer in the Window Phone platform. More manufacturers seem to be putting hammer to anvil to forge a variety of devices. That's great. Market saturation is sorely needed, as are more...
 
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Samsung Galaxy S4_3
Samsung Galaxy S4_3
Samsung Galaxy S4_3

Samsung Galaxy S4 Review

S
o it's been a couple weeks since I spoke about the Samsung Galaxy S4. A lot has gone down in that short time. New variants of the S4 and HTC One have been reported and seen in the wild. But ...
 
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Verizon Blackberry Z10-003
Verizon Blackberry Z10-003
Verizon Blackberry Z10-003

Blackberry Z10 Review (Verizon)

I've used and owned a wide variety of phones in my time, but never a Blackberry.  That said, I can distinctly recall the early days of RIM.  They made a one trick pony, which was a handset dedicated to checking email.  A buddy ...
 
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