T-Mobile Sony Xperia Z1s Review

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In a crowded smartphone space, Sony is launching its best efforts to compete against Samsung’s leadership in the Android smartphone space and Nokia’s expertise in the smartphone camera department. Nowhere is this more apparent than Sony’s latest flagship phones in the Xperia series. In the Xperia Z1s, Sony is bringing its best technologies–from display to […]

HTC One Android 4.4.2 Kit Kat Update Review

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Earlier this week HTC and AT&T finally got their acts together and released the HTC One Android 4.4.2 Kit Kat update that brings with it a new version of HTC Sense 5.5. The update offers some nice changes, but the phone features took a couple of steps backwards with a disappearing app, a camera issue […]

ETA: An iOS App That Shows Sometimes Simple is Best

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Are we there yet? That can be a philosophical question. It can also be a nagging, practical one depending on the circumstances. Discerning the travel time to a location can be a real help when you’re planning travel, whether that be for a day of errands or a longer trip. There are certainly a myriad […]

Dell Venue 11 Pro Review

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The Dell Venue 11 Pro is a business-friendly Windows 8.1 tablet, but there’s more to this 10.8-inch slab of glass than meets the eyes. Through several optional accessories, the Dell Venue 11 Pro can wear many hats and is equally adept at home docked as a desktop replacement or can be a productivity work house […]

Disney Movies Anywhere Review: Best Way to Buy Frozen on iTunes

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The Disney Movies Anywhere app is an essential companion for Disney movie lovers who buy Disney Movies like Frozen on iTunes or combo packs with a digital copy. In addition to offering a one stop shop for watching and downloading Disney movies, this app is the easiest way to get extra features that come with […]

iOS 7.0.6 for iPad Air Review

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The iOS 7.0.6 update for iPhone and iPad has been out for about a week now which means that it’s time to revisit Apple’s latest iOS 7 update, the update that surprised a lot of people when it arrived ahead of the highly anticipated iOS 7.1 release. Back in November, Apple pushed out iOS 7.0.4, […]

iOS 7.0.6 for iPhone 5 Review

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Earlier this month, Apple rolled out a surprise iOS 7 update in iOS 7.0.6. We say surprise update because most expected the iOS 7.1 update to be next for iPhone and iPad. After spending a good deal of time with the iOS 7.0.6 update for iPhone 5, it’s time to take a final look at […]

Samsung Gear Fit Hands-On: The Fitness Smartwatch

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Earlier this week at Mobile World Congress Samsung announced the all-new Gear Fit wearable smartband. Being one of three smartwatches announced, it joins the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo. To be completely honest the Samsung Gear Fit looks exactly what most expected the original Galaxy Gear smartwatch to look like. It has a curved […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 Android 4.4.2 Impressions and Performance (AT&T)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Android 4.4.2 update is now available.

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Android 4.4.2 update is rolling out now to Sprint and AT&T smartphones and likely in the works for Verizon and T-Mobile. This new Android 4.4.2 update brings a small collection of new features to the Galaxy S4, but does not add the new Galaxy S5 features that Samsung demoed early this […]

iOS 7.0.6 on iPad Mini Retina: Impressions and Performance

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The iOS 7.0.6 update arrived out of the blue while consumers were looking for iOS 7.1, bringing an important security fix to iOS 7. This update is available for all iOS 7 devices and in this article we are taking a look at how iOS 7.0.6 performs on the iPad Mini Retina. This is a […]

Samsung Galaxy S5 Software Hands-On Video

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It’s long been rumored, but now it’s finally here. Samsung lifted the cover off of its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5. The new device keeps the same overall look and design from the Galaxy S4, except for one major portion: the rear battery cover. Samsung did away with the slimy plastic of the Galaxy […]

AT&T LG G Flex Review

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In a crowded space dominated by black, white, and silver boxes, LG is showing that there is still innovation left in the smartphone world in the form of the G Flex. Touting a curved display, and one that could bend and handle a little bit of abusive force, along with a self-healing back cover that […]

Pebble Steel Review: 5 Reasons It’s Worth the Price

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The original Pebble Smartwatch launched with disappointing results, but Pebble improved the watch software and better apps surfaced, making the it more useful. Now the company’s second effort, the Pebble Steel, brings with it some improvements over the first Pebble that put Pebble ahead of the competition. The Pebble Steel smartwatch connects to a smartphone or […]

iOS 7.0.6 on iPad Air: Impressions and Performance

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With all of the attention on iOS 7.1 for iPhone and iPad, no one saw Apple’s iOS 7.0.6 update coming. iOS 7.0.6, an incremental update that promises to fix a critical bug, replaces iOS 7.0.5 and iOS 7.0.4 and here, we take a look at how its performing on Apple’s new 9.7-inch tablet, the iPad […]

iOS 7.0.6 on iPhone 5: Impressions and Performance

We haven't found any major iOS 7.0.6 problems. Yet.

Yesterday, in a bit of a surprise, Apple rolled out iOS 7.0.6 for the iPhone and iPad. The update was a surprise given that rumors put the iOS 7.1 release date within the next few weeks. After spending some time with the new iOS 7.0.6 update on the iPhone 5, we want to offer our […]

Compass 2 for iPad Stand: Review

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Twelve South makes some nicely designed products. One of those products was the original Compass stand for the iPad. What I liked about the Compass was that it was a tripod or easel stand that collapsed into an easily totable size that fit nicely into a gadget bag or a pocket. It was my favorite […]

Ken Burns iPad App a Great Tour Through American History

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For some Ken Burns has become synonomous with American history with his documentaries covering such topics as The American Civil War, Baseball, Jazz, Prohibition, and our National Parks. There are many more and Burns isn’t done creating these special looks at American history. Burns’ documentary style of using panning and zooming on photographs of the […]

Lenovo Miix 2 8 First Impressions

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After looking at the great Windows 8 tablet deals, the $250 Lenovo Miix 2 8 looked like a steal for someone wanting to try Windows 8.1 on a small tablet. I hoped to use it on the go as a tablet, with a Bluetooth keyboard as a mini laptop replacement or hooked up to an external […]

Dell Venue 8 Pro Keyboard Review

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The 8-inch Windows 8 Dell Venue 8 Pro is one of the most well-appointed and affordable 8-inch Windows tablets on the market today with a screen size that’s designed to compete against consumer-grade devices like Apple’s iPad mini and Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8. With that in mind, Dell had committed to building out the tablet’s […]