LG G Pad 8.3 Review: An Android iPad Mini Competitor

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After a long absence the G Pad 8.3 is the first foray into the Android tablet market in a few years for LG. Following a few failed tablets early on in Android’s life on bigger screens, they called it quits until the (you guessed it) 8.3-inch G Pad, and it’s one slate worth taking a […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 Android 4.4.2 Review (AT&T)

Here is a look at the AT&T Galaxy S4 Android 4.4.2 update performance.

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Android 4.4.2 update arrived on AT&T two weeks ago and after spending time using this update it is possible to share what users can expect when updating the AT&T Galaxy S4, and what we expect on the Verizon Galaxy S4 Android 4.4.2 update that is yet to come. Google announced Android […]

HP Spectre 13t x2 Review

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Hewlett Packard’s fashion-inspired Spectre consumer line of ultra-sleek Windows Ultrabooks is doing the splits, literally, with the x2 edition. Clad in an elegant “Truffle Brown” aluminum shell, the Spectre x2 retains the clean lines of the Spectre family while at the same time adding a convertible form factor to the mix with a detachable display […]

iOS 7.1 on iPad Air: Impressions and Performance

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Apple’s brand new iOS 7.1 update for iPhone and iPad is finally here and it brings the biggest changes to iOS since the arrival of iOS 7 back in September. We’ve taken a look at how the update is performing on the iPad 3 and iPhone 5 and now, it’s time to dig in and […]

iOS 7.1 on iPhone 5: Impressions and Performance

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The iOS 7.1 update for iPhone and iPad finally arrived today and with it, fixes and enhancements for Apple’s iOS 7 software. After spending a number of hours with Apple’s new iOS 7.1 update, it’s time to take a look at how the new software is running on board Apple’s aging flagship, the iPhone 5. […]

iOS 7.1 on iPad 3: Performance & First Impressions

Here is an early iOS 7.1 on iPad 3 review of performance.

The iPad 3 iOS 7.1 performance offers an improved user experience thanks to faster animations and other enhancements. We installed the iOS 7.1 update on the iPad 3 to see how it performs and what users can expect from Apple’s new version of iOS 7. The iOS 7.1 update is the first major iOS 7 […]

Gamefly Can Help Some Gamers Save $200 a Month

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A few years ago my family subscribed to Gamefly, but the service failed to measure up to our expectations.¬†When we bought the new Xbox One for Christmas, we decided to give it another try. This time we’ve enjoyed a better experience and we’ve saved almost $200/month when compared to buying games. Gamefly won’t please everyone, […]

Is a $250 Chromebook a Better Value than a $350 PC

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As Chromebooks become more popular, people ask if they should buy a low-cost Chromebook, which often runs around $250, or spend an extra $100 on an inexpensive Windows PC. We did a search at Amazon to see what $350 can buy in a Windows computer. On average a user gets an older version AMD or […]

5 Disappointing iPhone 5s Cases You Should Never Buy

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We often collect some of the most interesting or useful cases and recommend them to readers, but in the case of these 5 iPhone 5s cases we came across a few that left us wondering why the manufacturer even bothered. The following cases might look cool, come in great packaging that exudes quality or be […]

Nexus 7 LTE Review (Verizon Wireless)

The Nexus 7 LTE on Verizon Wireless is priced nice and delivers access to the large and fast Verizon LTE network.

The Nexus 7 remains one of the best tablets on the market and the Nexus 7 LTE on Verizon Wireless combines always on connectivity with the Nexus 7 (review) we liked so much when the device arrived last year. Google makes sure the Nexus 7 is running the latest version of Android and Verizon delivers […]

Dell XPS 11 Review

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Though the Dell XPS 11 may look like an Ultrabook hybrid in the same way that Lenovo’s Yoga series is, to fully appreciate Dell’s premium offering you must understand Dell’s design philosophy behind this sleek, sophisticated tablet. Unlike systems like the Yoga and the recently unveiled HP Pavilion x360, Dell has crafted its XPS 11 […]

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 […]