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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 – Verizon Remix Version [Hardware Review]

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We have written a review for the Galaxy Note 2 previously, but phones on Verizon are always a little different.  Whether it’s an almost completely rolled out LTE or non-removable apps that pervade your h…

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Droid DNA – Love at first sight, quirky at second glance [Hardware Review]

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HTC has finally given Verizon users a reason to be happy for the holiday season. HTC’s Droid lineup has been lackluster on Big Red’s service for at least the past year, but the Droid DNA has changed a…

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Samsung Galaxy Note II Review on Sprint

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Up for review today is the Samsung Galaxy Note II on Sprint.  Let me start by saying that some consumers prematurely dismiss the Galaxy Note II from consideration based on its gargantuan size, but you should def…

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Sony Xperia ion Review

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The Sony Xperia ion is a solid AT&T Android option for those who consume and display media like it’s nobody’s business.  However, the Xperia ion is hampered by a lackluster battery and Androi…

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Pantech Marauder – The budget phone that shows Android has no budget phones [Hardware Review]

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The Pantech Marauder is my first Pantech phone, and its first Ice Cream Sandwich phone for Verizon. While handling the phone for the first time, I knew it was a mid to low tier smartphone, however, the software fr…

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Motorola Atrix HD Review

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The term “midrange smartphone” is becoming a worthless misnomer. It used to be that if a phone lacked the premium features to match high-end phones, but was too powerful to fit the entry-level cla…

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HTC Incredible 4G LTE – Watering down the phrase ‘new and improved’ [Hardware Review]

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I raved about the HTC Incredible 2 (Incredible S internationally) so much that I bought one. It was a great purchase a year ago, and now the upgraded HTC Incredible 4G LTE has been released by Verizon. With a very s…

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Toshiba Excite 7.7 – A high-end device with an equally high price [Hardware Review]

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With a gorgeous design and beefy insides, the Toshiba Excite 7.7 is a 7 inch tablet looking to compete with the Kindle Fire, Galaxy Tab, and Nexus 7 tablets.  Despite the overwhelming market-share of the iPad an…

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Nexus 7 Review: $199 and worth every penny

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The tablet market has been a difficult realm for Google to conquer. While the iPad remains the immovable king, Amazon and Barnes & Noble usurped Google by delivering successful mini tablets that rely on An…

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Nexus Q Review: another cool Google product that’s destined to fail

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Google can do pretty much anything. It’s the company with the most popular mobile operating system, most used search engine, and can even host a video conference with a bunch of skydivers hurtling down i…

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Samsung Galaxy S III Review: The next big thing or a big letdown?

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Samsung did the impossible when it announced that the Galaxy S III would be coming to America as one device. There would be no more definitively different hardware changes that made each Galaxy phone so unique t…

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The Samsung Galaxy S III is all about sharing [S-Beam and ShareShot demo]

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A couple of weeks ago, I was fortunate enough to spend some time with the American Samsung Galaxy S III models at a private viewing event.  I wanted to share some of my own thoughts and opinions of the device and why…

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Toshiba Excite 10 Review

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Changing course is sometimes the only way to reach where you need to go. For Toshiba, taking a sharp right turn was necessary to find its place in the crowded Android tablet market. The original Thrive was not the…

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LG Lucid – Verizon’s newest mid-range phone is its best [Hardware Review]

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Mid-range phones are the butt of many jokes around the Android circles, but there is large market for them and, let’s face it, a lot of people don’t need or use a top of the line phone. The good thing fo…

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Galaxy Tab 7.7 – A Full Android Competitor to the Kindle Fire [Hardware Review]

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I’ve owned an Amazon Kindle, and I loved the Galaxy Tab 10.1, so the merging of a small form factor and Samsung’s hardware seems like an awesome idea. With Amazon’s Kindle Fire selling by the…

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