Why carriers choose to rebrand devices is a mystery. Verizon rebranded the HTC One mini 2, calling it the HTC One Remix earlier this year. Does this make the device any more appealing? I don’t think so. Sprint’s ... Read More »
Smartphones may be able to do pretty much anything, but cellular phones originated for a very specific purpose: mobile voice communication. That’s funny because it’s a huge weakness of every cellphone out there. No matter what network you’re on, call quality is pretty crap these days compared to a Skype chat on a subpar Internet connection.
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Lenovo has unveiled its Vibe Z2 Pro flagship, a massive phone with a QHD display. The Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro stands out from others with a 6-inch QHD (2560×1440) display. Such a resolution places it in a class with only a few others, including the LG G3. The Vibe Z2 Pro ‘s display ... Read More »
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Huawei is entering the US market strong, and the first device the company will be selling here is the newly announce Ascend Mate2 4G. It’s a very large unlocked device that will be sold through the new Huawei site, GetHuawei.com.
This new site is the start of a new business strategy for Huawei that’ll see ... Read More »
The US mobile processor market is absolutely dominated by Qualcomm, with almost every device running a Snapdragon chip of some sort. From the Snapdragon 400 found in low or mid range devices, to the Snapdragon 801 powering our newest flagships, Qualcomm is pretty much the only processor manufacturer ever being used anymore. Fortunately, Samsung, MediaTek, ... Read More »
The pico projector has returned! When Samsung released the original Galaxy Beam, I thought that the built-in pico projector was really cool. However, the device wasn’t really talked about much afterwards. I thought Samsung had given up on the technology, but with the release of the Galaxy Beam 2 today, we’re ... Read More »
The Samsung Galaxy S4 zoom wasn’t a particularly amazing device, but it was a very interesting concept. The device traded high-end features for a beefy camera setup with a 10x optical zoom lens, 16-megapixel sensor and a xenon flash, making it a great cameraphone with mid-range specs. It was a great tradeoff for some, but ... Read More »
OnePlus is slowly releasing information about the upcoming OnePlus One smartphone, slowly building hype while not allowing any sort of major leaks. I like the approach, and I’m genuinely getting excited for the device. The latest announcement the company has made was on Twitter, and it was price. Despite the device’s high-end specs, including a ... Read More »
We knew that the OnePlus One would launch sometime in the second quarter of 2014, but we didn’t expect it to be so soon. The high spec, low price, CyanogenMod-powered handset has quite a few people excited, and they should start preparing for the official launch of the device. According to OnePlus, the One will ... Read More »
Motorola already has a history with smartwatches, but none of them ever gained any serious popularity. They were mostly made for fitness and ran full Android, which was impressive. Unfortunately, they were plagued with bugs at release. The bugs were fixed a few months later, but the damage was done and people no longer purchased ... Read More »