Android Still Not Penetrating Smart Camera Market

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Despite recent revelations from Android creator Andy Rubin that Google’s mobile operating system was originally designed for smart cameras before it was tweaked for the more popular smartphones that we’ve seen in the last few years, Android still has not been able to penetrate the smart camera market with much success despite the growing smart […]

Fuji X-E1 Review: A Retro Camera That Inspires

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The Fuji X-E1 is a retro-inspired camera that borrows its good looks from rangefinder designs such as those from Leica. And not only does the X-E1 look good, it also has the imaging power to deliver some stunningly good images, a vast assortment of manual controls that inspires photographers to switch away from automatic shooting, […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 v. HTC One: Feature-by-Feature Showdown Before You Buy

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You’ve probably read extensive reviews of the competing Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One Android flagships and are still indecisive about which one to take the plunge on, and we’re here to help. Fortunately, for users looking at either top-of-the-line flagships for 2013 in the Android camp, both are great devices and it would be […]

21 iPhone 5 Tips & Tricks

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Check out this collection of iPhone 5 tips and tricks to get more out of the iPhone 5 without buying a new iPhone. It’s been six months since the iPhone 5 launched, and most people don’t know how to get the most out of the iPhone 5. With this list of iPhone 5 hidden features, […]

This is How Facebook Home Looks on a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 (Video)

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We saw Facebook Home being showcased as an out-of-box experience on the HTC First, but Facebook also promised that on April 12th, users will be able to download the free Facebook Home launcher onto select devices, so how does it look and work? We had a chance to sit down with a Facebook designer and […]

Will Apple’s iWatch Replace Your iPhone? Rumors Say Yes.

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Apple’s wearable wristwatch rumors are heating up again, and this time both the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal are chiming in with their own un-named sources saying that Apple is working on an iWatch concept of some kind in a top secret lab in Cupertino, California. Both publications independently claim that Apple is already […]

8 Exciting Android Smartphones for 2013

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While 2012 was an exciting year for the Android smartphone, 2013 is already shaping up to be an equally exciting year as Android manufacturers look to push the limits of mobile technology once again. But which Android devices do we think will be the most exciting of the year? Here, we take a look at […]

Should I Buy the Galaxy S3 or the iPhone 5?

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“Should I Buy the Galaxy S3 or the iPhone 5?” is one of the most asked questions in our inboxes. One has to imagine workers at Verizon, Sprint and AT&T stores constantly have to answer the same question. The iPhone 5 and the Galaxy S3 are two of the most popular smartphones available, and shoppers can choose […]

Nexus 4 Setup Guide: Top 10 Steps to Get Started

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The Nexus 4 runs great out of the box, but savvy users will want to change the settings for better performance and security. Google launched Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) on the Nexus 4, and with it a number of new features and better integration of apps like Google Now. With the new version of Android, […]

A Phablet Owner’s Wishlist for Android 5.0: Forced Tablet UIs

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Over the last few years, Google has made great strides in bringing a great user experience to the smartphone and to the tablet. With the debut of the Motorola Xoom almost two years ago, Google debuted Android 3.0, which for the first time brought the Android OS to the big screen officially with a new […]

ZAGGkeys Mini 7 Review: The Perfect iPad mini Companion

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While many tablets today are more known for their ability to consume content, Zagg is helping to change our perception of touchscreen-only slates to productivity devices thanks to the company’s ingeniously designed keyboards that are specifically made to complement a wide range devices. And the ZAGGkeys Mini 7 extends Zagg’s leadership in crafting well-made keyboard […]

AT&T Nokia Lumia 920 Review

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The Lumia 920 is Nokia’s second attempt at a Windows Phone flagship with U.S. carrier partner AT&T, effectively succeeding and replacing the Lumia 900 that debuted earlier this year at the Consumer Electronics Show. On paper, the Lumia 920 is an attractive smartphone, carrying over the award-winning Lumia 900’s industrial design, boasting greater integration with […]

Windows Phone 8X by HTC Review (HTC 8X)

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Having been a long-time Microsoft partner in the Windows Mobile era, HTC is returning to the roots that made it big by once again being a major Windows Phone partner with the release of the Windows Phone 8X by HTC smartphone, otherwise referred to as the HTC 8X. The device catapults Windows Phone into a […]

Disposable Computers Become the Trend for Apple

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In recent years, Apple has made eco-friendliness the meme behind its design decisions, highlighting the use of highly recyclable materials such as metal and glass. However, the messaging isn’t without caveats as power users who find themselves outgrowing their purchases year after year may have to part with their purchases, rather than being offered a […]

Samsung Galaxy Note II Review: The Perfect Pocket Notebook Replacement

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With the release of the original Galaxy Note, Samsung became the leader in the phablet market with the 5.3-inch smartphone that controversially straddles the smartphone and the tablet market with its large but portable display. Now, with the Note II, Samsung is continuing to refine its presence in this market that it helped popularize. And while […]

Droid RAZR HD Review

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The Droid RAZR HD is an incredibly sleek and solid 4G LTE smartphone that packs a year’s worth of improvements over its predecossor, which happened to be one of the most popular Android phones over the past 12 months. Motorola added some thickness to the Droid RAZR HD compared to the original RAZR smartphone, but […]

Best iPhone 5 Cases

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iPhone 5 cases are now widely available from some of the top case makers and companies. Some of our favorite iPhone cases are still on the way, like a LIfeProof iPhone 5 case or a Mophie iPhone 5 battery case, but there is a wide selection of great iPhone 5 cases users can buy now. […]

iPhone 5: AT&T vs. Verizon vs. Sprint – Which Carrier is Best?

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The iPhone 5 with 4G LTE is available from AT&T, Verizon and Sprint starting at $199. With the introduction of 4G LTE, iPhone 5 buyers have a bigger reason than ever to compare carriers. AT&T, Verizon and Sprint are the biggest carriers in the U.S. and depending on your needs, one of these carrier might […]