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Each year, several dozen smartphones land on our collective desks. They come in different shapes and sizes, boast different features and sell at different price points. We take each of them for a spin and review most of them, but only a handful really stand out. This is especially true with Android...

November 24th 2011 at 12:40pm 0 Comments
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Remember the Optimus EX? Not to be confused with LG's LTE flavor of smartphone, this dual-cored Android has been spotted hanging around outside its cardboard enclosure. This slab was previously revealed a few months back, flashing (quite literally) a 700 nit display alongside a refreshed 1.2GHz T...

November 22nd 2011 at 7:52am 0 Comments
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Wow... The Galaxy Nexus. It's finally here, in our eager little hands, and it's delicious -- just like Ice Cream Sandwich, in fact. Our review unit is the same unlocked HSPA+ version we briefly played with in Hong Kong and is running Android 4.0.1. We've only spent about a day with Google's newes...

November 17th 2011 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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HTC's been around this block before -- the LTE one, that is. Back in March, the manufacturer was the first to hold Verizon's hand as it tested the 4G waters with the Thunderbolt. That launch may have been fumbled (see: hotspot cycling and 3G connectivity for starters) and the device plagued by b...

November 9th 2011 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Now that the Asus Transformer Prime is pegged for a December release, Toshiba has become less coy about it's own 10.1-inch Android tablet, the AT200. A blogger posited a question on the company's official Facebook page and promptly got himself an answer: the 7.7mm thick, 1.2GHz dual-core slate wi...

November 9th 2011 at 5:16am 0 Comments
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Having passed the FCC's critical eye, and hot on the heels of Samsung's now official love-in with Google, the Korean manufacturer's pint-sized tablet refresh is now up for pre-ordering. Priced at $399 for the 16GB model (or $499 for 32GB), Amazon remains tight-lipped on release date info, but i...

October 20th 2011 at 8:41am 0 Comments
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To everyone who rocked a Motorola RAZR in the '00s, it's time to get excited again. The line -- or at least the name -- has been reborn, and not without good reason. This is a thin device -- extremely thin. The Droid RAZR by Motorola is 7.1mm thin, in fact, and holding it up next to the iPhone 4...

October 18th 2011 at 1:14pm 0 Comments