Droid RAZR MAXX First Impressions and Unboxing Video

Droid RAZR MAXX Impressions

The Droid RAZR is just months old, but Motorola has already seen fit to introduce another mmber to the RAZR family, the Droid RAZR MAXX. The Droid RAZR (review) was known for a super thin design and Kevlar back, but it lacked in the battery life department. We saw 11-12 hours of battery life in […]

The Next Nexus: What It Needs to Stay Ahead of the Pack

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Late last year, Google and Samsung released the third rendition of the Nexus smartphone. The first of course was the HTC-made Nexus One which arrived in 2010 to great fan fare. Then, in late part of 2010, the Samsung-made Nexus S launched which eventually became available  in two variants, the regular Nexus S and the […]

Nokia Responds to Alleged 3-Inch ‘Tablet’ Leaks

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When Nokia took the stage in New York City with carrier partner T-Mobile USA, various news outlets were reporting that Nokia was either working on a 3-inch tablet or media player. Right now, the company says that the information that was reported earlier was all a misunderstanding by various hopeful blogs. The device that was […]

AT&T Sony XPERIA Ion 4G LTE Android Smartphone Hands-On (Video)

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At CES 2012, we got to spend some time with Sony and check out the Sony XPERIA Ion smartphone, which is destined for AT&T’s 4G LTE network. While the phone is 4G compatible, it could also be used on GSM/GPRS/EDGE/UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+ networks as well where LTE isn’t yet available on AT&T. The device retains Sony Ericsson’s […]

Best of CES 2012

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The GottaBeMobile team has been roaming Las Vegas for the past week checking out the best that CES 2012 has to offer. And while we have seen a ton of great new gear, there have certainly been a handful of devices that stand above the rest. What you’ll find here are the gadgets and gizmos […]

CES 2012: Sprint Galaxy Nexus 4G LTE Hands-On (Video)

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At CES 2012, Sprint had announced the Galaxy Nexus, a 4G LTE phone, as part of its Network Vision strategy. Though Sprint had allowed us to see the Galaxy Nexus in person, the device was well-guarded and Now Network did not allow us to film or capture many images of the device as the hardware […]

Nokia Lumia 900 for AT&T’s 4G LTE Network Hands-On (Video)

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After having announced the Nokia Lumia 900, one of two 4G LTE smartphones for AT&T’s network in the U.S., we got a chance to preview the hardware yesterday. The Lumia 900 borrows its aesthetics from the Lumia 800, which we had previously reviewed, along with the MeeGo-powered Nokia N9. Present on the phone is an […]

How to Watch the Great CES 2012 Circus

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The bloggers are ready. The gadget hawkers are ready. Everyone is primed to push forward what we’re going to be buying this year and especially next holiday season. CES 2012 is underway and there will be more words written about new gadgets, new technology, and new promises than we can consume in a  month of […]

T-Mobile USA Nokia Lumia 710 Review: Best Value Windows Phone 7 Smartphone

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The Nokia Lumia 710 may look like it’s all business from the front, dominated by a large 3.7-inch touchscreen, but around back it’s all play thanks to optional customizable rear back battery covers that adds fun, pizzazz, and a little bit of color to an otherwise sleek all-black or all-white phone. As Nokia’s more mid-range […]

Review: 10 Reasons the iPhone 4s is Better Than the Galaxy Nexus

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The iPhone 4S is one of the best smartphones of the year, and for the first time it is going up against an incredibly capable phone — the Galaxy Nexus. The iPhone 4S didn’t bring a radical design change, but thanks to many improvements in hardware, a new version of iOS and a thriving ecosystem, […]

Best of 2011 Awards

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Here’s a list of products and services that represent the best gear we have seen all year. Most of the gadgets and services on this list are so good that many of the GottaBeMobile staff own them and use them on a daily basis. That says a lot considering that some of us go hands-on […]

The Great Tablet Massacre of 2011

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What was once a field of dreams two years ago is now littered with casualties. Hopes and hype have been dashed. Strategies have been changed and are changing again. Generals have fallen. The fortunes of competitors have been ransacked, as others continue to enrich their treasuries. The fallout thus far will most likely be just […]

2012 Predictions: Warner’s Take-All Eyes on Microsoft

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Making predictions for what is to come in the New Year in this topsy-turvey world is both an easy chore and a difficult exercise. Just about everything in any field of human endeavor, much less the world of mobile tech, is in such a state of transition, or in a state of wait-and-see these days, […]

Why I’m Not Buying a Galaxy Nexus

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Yet. For those who think it is because I’m an Apple fan boy, hear me out. It has nothing to do with the fact that I’ve been an iPhone and iOS user for some time now. I’ve been reading quite a bit about the Galaxy Nexus and Ice Cream Sandwich. I have to admit, I’m […]

Philips Fidelio Docking Speaker For Android Review

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Those of us with Android phones are well used to not having many accessories designed specifically to work with our devices. Speaker docks in particular. Philips’ Fidelio line of speakers for iPhone, iPod and the iPad offered really great sound plus playback and clock/alarm capabilities in a compact form factor. Long did I wish for […]

HTC Rezound Review – Skip The Beats, Give Me The Phone

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Pros A well-designed smartphone that offers speedy performance, a fast 4G connection, a crisp 720p display and a good camera. Cons It’s thicker and heavier than other phones in this class, Beats Audio only works with two apps and the design lacks a kickstand. The Scoop Beats Audio is way over-hyped, but despite that the […]

Do We Really Need Tablets?

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James Kendrick has a nice thought provoking piece up entitled, Who really needs a stinking tablet, anyway? Don’t think JK has gone over the edge. He’s still very much a Tablet lover. But his question has great value. There’s not much we do on Tablets that we can’t do on other devices. So, why all […]