Do We Really Need Tablets?


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 […]

Nokia Lumia 800 Review (Video): Editor’s Choice


Once a dominant player in the phone industry, through a series of mis-steps Nokia had ceded the U.S. smartphone market to Apple, various phone-makers who are using the Google Android operating system, and Research in Motion, which itself is struggling to keep pace in the competitive market. Nokia didn’t want to play ball with carriers […]

Review: Amazon Kindle Fire-A Nice Small Flame


The Amazon Kindle Fire is already and will continue to be a much talked about device. My Kindle Fire arrived early and due to a busy schedule I have not had as much time as I would like to play with the device. But, I’ve had enough time in a hectic schedule to discover that […]

Nook Tablet Review (Video): Editor’s Choice

Nook Tablet

Last year Barnes & Noble set out to prove that a low cost tablet-like device didn’t have to be crappy in order come in at under $300, it just had to get rid of some extra baggage. Do you need cameras? GPS? Bluetooth? Nope. All you need is a good display, a well-designed operating system […]

Droid RAZR Review: Editor’s Choice

Droid RAZR by Motorola

Back in the day the Motorola RAZR was the phone to have, even though the popular phone had some pretty serious issues. But there was a time when you couldn’t go anywhere without seeing the thin flip phone in someone’s hand, usually in pink. The newest RAZR delivers where it’s important, earning our Editor’s Choice award. […]

Motorola Droid RAZR Review: First Impressions

Motorola Droid RAZR

Motorola’s new Droid RAZR smartphone for Verizon Wireless is set to go on sale at 11am on 11.11.11. Cute, right? While that does have an air of a gimmick, this device is turning out to be more than just flash. I’ve been using it for the past day and so far it’s made a good […]

Sprint HTC EVO Design 4G Review (Video)


The HTC EVO Design 4G goes back to basic black with a stunning design, great user experience through Android 2.3 Gingerbread and the latest HTC Sense 3.0. Priced at a modest $99 on a two-year contract, the EVO Design will not only compete for pocket space of those looking for mid-range smartphone, but also for […]

Motorola Atrix 2 for AT&T Review (Video)


When Motorola had proudly showcased the Atrix 4G earlier this year at the Consumer Electronics Show, the Motorola Atrix received accolades for the features that it packs. Being among the first 4G (HSPA+) devices with a high resolution 960 X 640 qHD display, the Atrix was deemed the most powerful smartphone in the world thanks […]

5 Ways the Galaxy Nexus Beats the iPhone 4S

Galaxy Nexus

Google is almost ready to show off the company’s new crown jewel in the battle against the iPhone 4S, the Galaxy Nexus. The Samsung Galaxy Nexus represents some of the best competition to the iPhone 4S, and will challenge consumers to make a choice when they walk into Verizon, to get their next phone. Here […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 Review

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9

Samsung is one of the few Android tablet makers that has consistently delivered devices that look good, run well, and avoid the shortcomings rampant in this segment of the market. The 8.9 inch Galaxy Tab is not the exception to the rule. Just like the 10.1 inch version released earlier this year, it combines a […]

5 Reasons I Want an iPhone 4s Jailbreak Now

iPhone 4S Jailbreak wishlist

As soon as the iPhone 4S was announced, I started hearing the question, “When will there be an iPhone 4S jailbreak?” Forgetting the fact that the first rule of iPhone jailbreaking is to never ask when, we’ve been doing our best to follow the jailbreaking efforts of iOS 5 and the iPhone 4S. iOS 5 is […]

iPhone 4S Review

iPhone 4S hardware and design

Apple’s new iPhone 4S looks a lot like the iPhone 4 it’s replacing, but you shouldn’t judge a book by it’s cover. Looking beyond the first glance there are several changes that put it miles ahead of older iPhones and will tempt iPhone 4 owners to upgrade. Apple is counting on a fusion of hardware […]

Siri is the Beginning of a Revolution

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As my colleague Steve Przybylski reminds me Margaret Atwood once said something isn’t science fiction any longer once it is actually here. I won’t say that Apple’s acquisition of Siri, and putting Siri’s technology front and center in iOS5 for the iPhone 4S means that we’re there yet, but in my brief experience the seeds […]

iPhone 4S: AT&T vs. Verizon vs. Sprint – Which Carrier is Best?

iPhone 4S

Apple is selling an iPhone with multiple wireless partners right off the bat for the first time. AT&T, Sprint and Verizon are the nation’s largest carriers, but which one is right for you? It depends on what you value most, where you live and how you plan on using your iPhone 4S. Choosing a new […]

Apple’s iPhone 4S is a ‘Tweener but What Else is New


After watching the coverage of Apple’s iPhone 4S announcement yesterday I’m left with the feeling that while the Cupertino money machine has made some substantial change to the guts of its device and its new OS, Apple has basically announced a ‘tweener phone for the mobile market that is, well, in a state of being […]

Ohh Noooo! No iPhone 5


That sound you hear is coming from all over the place is in response to Apple choosing not to announce the highly anticipated iPhone 5 today at its big unveiling.That’s right. There is no iPhone 5. Yet. I’m sure we’ll have one down the road. But Apple looks to following its path. Remember the iPhone […]

ThinkPad Tablet Review [Editor’s Choice] – Built For Business

Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet

Almost as soon as tablets became the hot new thing in consumer electronics, corporations and small business users wanted in on the action, too. While the form factor makes for a sweet portable computing experience, deploying tablets isn’t always feasible due to security concerns and basic usability issues. It’s no surprise that Lenovo would create […]

Is the Competition Ready for the iPhone on Multiple U.S. Carriers?

iPhone 5 event Apple

With the reports that Sprint will carry the iPhone 5, it’s almost certain that this coming new iPhone launch will destroy every iPhone launch before it (which have crushed every other phone launch ever). One has to wonder if Apple is up to the supply challenge, but also if their competition is ready to face […]