Sprint Novatel MiFi 500 LTE Mobile Hotspot Review

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Novatel Wireless’ MiFi 500 LTE for Sprint Corp.’s 4G LTE and 3G CDMA/EV-DO networks is a powerful device with a lot of flexibility, but one whose full potential is not quite realized yet given Sprint’s more limited 4G LTE footprint. At its heart, the MiFi 500 LTE doesn’t deviate from Novatel’s successful strategy with its […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition Review

Two of Samsung's most powerful mobile products: the Galaxy Note 3 is Samsung's most powerful smartphone to date and the Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition is Samsung's premium flagship tablet for those who demand more.

Whether or not you use the stylus, the Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition, which we’ll hereon out refer to as “the new Note 10.1,” represents Samsung’s best tablet effort to date. Introduced alongside the Galaxy Note 3, the Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition bears a striking radically new design that’s now part of the Note […]

Galaxy Note 3 Review: Samsung’s Most Powerful Phone

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Though the Galaxy Note 3 might sound like an iterative evolution of the phablet line, it’s a design revolution for Samsung’s design team. In the past, Samsung had been caught with sacrificing premium design to accommodate power features–such as including the option for a removable battery and giving users the flexibility of adding storage–but it appears […]

How to Add Storage to Your iPhone 5S, iPad 5: Kingston MobileLite Review

WP_20130906_00_04_36_Pro

In the post-PC revolution, computers are being replaced with smartphones and tablets. Unfortunately, for many consumers making that switch, the transition isn’t all smooth sailing. Though devices like the Google Nexus 4, Apple iPhone 5 and forthcoming iPhone 5S, the iPad 4 and forthcoming iPad 5 tablets, and the HTC One Android smartphones offer plenty […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 Review

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 is a middle child, but one that stands out. Launched as part of Samsung’s mid-range tablet lineup (the premium tablets are marketed under the Galaxy Note product line with that range supporting inking through Samsung’s S Pen), the Galaxy Note 8.0 occupies the middle spot in the range, with […]

Fuji X-E1 Review: A Retro Camera That Inspires

Kit zoom lens offers surprisingly good performance with sharp images, bokeh, and wide apertures.

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

P4220547-575x383

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 […]

ZAGGkeys Mini 7 Review: The Perfect iPad mini Companion

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

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

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

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 […]

AT&T LG Optimus G Review

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

The Optimus G is LG’s latest flagship smartphone and the South Korean company’s latest bid to take on high-end rivals, such as Apple’s iPhone 5, Samsung’s Galaxy S III, and the HTC One X–the latter two run the same Google Android operating system. The Optimus G will be available in the U.S. in two different […]

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

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

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 […]

Samsung Galaxy Note II Review: The Perfect Pocket Notebook Replacement

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

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 […]

Sprint Samsung Galaxy S III Review

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Samsung’s third generation flagship is arguably one of the best and most powerful smartphones available today on Sprint’s network. The 4G LTE-equipped Galaxy S III is not only a device that looks good on paper with sheer specs, but one that is able to deliver a great user experience to consumers thanks to added software […]

Google Looks Towards Experts to Define Local in Frommer’s Deal

Travel-Apps-and-Gadgets_Frommers_Travels_iTunes_App1

In a bid to attract more advertising dollars, Google is increasingly relying on experts after having banked on crowd-sourced information. In 2011, the company acquired trusted Zagat Survey to display restaurant reviews from experts side by side with those of local users on Google+ and on local pages of Google. Now, the Internet search giant […]

Review: Seidio Active Case for HTC EVO 4G LTE Offers Stylish Protection

photo 1

If you’ve recently purchased an HTC EVO 4G LTE smartphone for Sprint’s Now Network and are in search of a case, Seidio’s Active case offers a sporty look and stylish protection for your device. The case comes in two parts–a thin silicone sleeve as well as a metal case to offer more structured and hardened […]

Sony Xperia Ion Camera Samples

screenshot_2012-06-24_2201

We’ll definitely have a full review of Sony’s latest and competitive Android offering on AT&T’s fast 4G LTE network up soon, and compare the Xperia’s performance against AT&T’s other leading handsets. In the meantime, we had a chance to take the Xperia Ion’s 12-megapixel camera with single LED flash out to test in Los Angeles, […]

Samsung Galaxy S III Review: Editors’ Choice

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

The Galaxy S III is Samsung’s best Android smartphone to date and the company’s successor to the Galaxy S II device that was launched last year as the Galaxy S II on AT&T and T-Mobile and the Epic 4G Touch on Sprint. The touchscreen-only smartphone will compete against the HTC One X series as well […]

Samsung TecTiles NFC Tags Review

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Alongside the Galaxy S III launch in the U.S., Samsung will also release an accompanying NFC accessories called TecTiles. TecTiles essentially are NFC stickers that you can place anywhere you’d like, whether it’s on a business card, a flyer or advertisement, or a banner. Consumers can even buy them and place them around the home, […]

Verizon Novatel MiFi Jetpack 4620L Review: Editor’s Choice

Novatel-Jetpack-MiFi-4620L

When Novatel Wireless had launched its original MiFi mobile hotspot a few years ago, it was instantly one of the best device in a mobile road warrior’s arsenal. With a compact credit card size and the ability to connect up to five WiFi-enabled devices to Verizon’s 3G CDMA/EVDO network, the original MiFi offered an easy […]