When you think of how you use your smartphone, several things come to mind: calling, texting, browsing the web, checking social media, streaming music, playing movies, reading books and, oh yes, taking pictures. The camera is one of the most important parts of a smartphone, and LG decided to make sure that its flagship G3 was ... Read More »
The core structure of a phone begins with the internals that make the phone tick. It then moves onto the aesthetics, making the phone beautiful. For the final touch, it carries into the software, making the phone usable. Today, we’ll take a look the first two facets: the hardware and the aesthetics of the LG G3.
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The three Android flagships for 2014, the HTC One (M8), the Samsung Galaxy S5 and the LG G3, have arrived onto the scene. The latest one in our grasp is the LG G3, and the review process is now underway. As with our review of the HTC One (M8), we’re going to break the review ... Read More »
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The Huawei Ascend Mate2 4G is Huawei’s latest device and the first that will go on sale on GetHuawei.com. It’s a very large, mid-range device that has some impressive features and some crazy claims. But does this phone perform well enough to justify its $299.99 price tag?
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If you remember, we dedicated a section of our HTC One (M8) review to the Fitbit integration. Our interest was piqued by having that functionality built into the smartphone itself. You can read the review for our full take, but the TL;DR version is that while it is a nice add on ... Read More »
In the past, there’s been a set formula for developing a flagship Android phone. Grab all the latest hardware components you can get your hands on, cram them into a body that’s somewhat attractive, sprinkle on some customizations over the latest Android treat and call it a day. But HTC decided to change things up ... Read More »
To say that the HTC One (M8) is a powerful phone is a bit of an understatement. As much as we try to bring it to its knees, the phone holds its head high and accomplishes the task at hand without breaking a sweat. But does the phone’s raw processing power get in the way ... Read More »
HTC spent a lot of time and money perfecting the design and build of the HTC One (M8). The phone feels amazing when held in the hand, but unfortunately we live in a world where the majority of smartphone owners buy a case for their device, fearing that their new toy will meet its ... Read More »
One of the less highlighted features of the HTC One (M8) is the FitBit integration courtesy of the “Smart Sensor Hub,” which also brings you some of the wake gestures and the like that we’re so fond of on the M8.
FitBit is the first to take advantage of these capabilities by adding ... Read More »
The performance of the HTC One (M8) might be a bit contentious given HTC’s own admission that the device kicks itself into High Performance Mode when most benchmarking tools are used. But the reality is that the Snapdragon 801 is perhaps the most powerful smartphone processor currently on the market (by a hair over the ... Read More »