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Archived Since:August 9, 2009

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T-Mobile's Next Big Thing promo site shows off Six Appeal, likely Samsung Galaxy S6

In one week all the details of the new Samsung Galaxy smartphone will be revealed in Spain. T-Mobile gave us the best glimpse so far and the design looks enticing....

Google's Android Lollipop update improves the Samsung Galaxy S5 look and functionality

Samsung is rolling out its Android Lollipop update for existing Galaxy S5 owners. The update integrates Material Design with Samsung TouchWiz and things look great....

Mophie Juice Pack for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus hands-on: Portable power when one day is not enough

Apple's iPhone 6 Plus provides enough power to get heavy users through a day, but sometimes when you are on the road you need more capacity. That's where Mophie comes in with the Juice Pack....

HTC One M9 rumors: Is 1080p old technology or display sweet spot?

Android manufacturers and fans tend to focus on the specs and denigrate devices that don't have the latest and greatest. HTC's upcoming device may have a 1080p display, for the third year in a row....

Traveling overseas with T-Mobile: free data and text is good enough for most

Matthew thought T-Mobile's free international text and data offer was too good to be true. He was wrong and won't leave home without his T-Mobile SIM....

HTC announces new One M9 with dual-tone unibody and 20 megapixel camera

HTC's metal One series stands out from the crowd and with the new dual-tone finish HTC continues to improve the design....

HTC One M9 hands-on: Improved craftsmanship, camera, and HTC Sense are compelling

Matthew spent over 24 hours using the new HTC One M9 and it exceeds the emotional appeal of the M7. HTC improved where it needed to and the One M9 is sure to be a popular phone....

HTC One M9 camera comparison: 20 megapixels on the back and UltraPixel on the front

HTC made the right move by moving the UltraPixel camera to the front and adding in a more standard camera to the back. Software isn't yet final, but initial results are encouraging....

Google Play Music device control frustrates, Amazon Prime Music ad-free radio satisfies

Amazon just rolled out an updated iOS app for Prime Music that provides ad-free radio stations. Amazon Prime members can enjoy this music service for free and Matthew now made the switch.

MWC 2015: Cyanogen OS will power upcoming Alcatel Hero 2+

Cyanogen will soon be expanding its presence on Android handsets with new Alcatel hardware. The specs look pretty compelling, especially at just $299 with no contract or subsidy....

HTC One M9 vs Samsung Galaxy S6: Focus is on design, but Samsung may have gone too far

Samsung and HTC each improved this generation of smartphone, but some design decisions may have customers choosing one over the other -- and it may not be the one you think....

Dual display YotaPhone 2 to launch in the US via Indiegogo

If you enjoy a premium ebook experience on an e-ink display and carry a smartphone, then you may be interested in having one device that serves both roles well. Look to the YotaPhone 2 Indiegogo campaign this spring....

10 best smartphones to kick off 2015

On the heels of mobile launches at CES and MWC, Matthew Miller has revised his list of favorite handsets. Whether you're looking for cutting edge camera, great value, or overall performance, the choices have never been better....

Lumia 830: 90 percent of what I want in a smartphone at half the price

Not everyone wants to pay the premium $650 entry price of an iPhone 6. For about half the price, the Nokia Lumia 830 offers up an amazing design, solid camera, and great performance....

HERE for iOS launches as native app with free offline GPS navigation functionality

Many people use their phones for GPS navigation in their car, on public transit, and when walking around town. Nokia's HERE for iOS is available now for free with worldwide map support....

Like fine wine, BlackBerry Passport gets better with age

After using the BlackBerry Passport for five months, Matthew is more impressed with it than with any other phone in his collection....

HTC UH OH Protection offers replacement for damage or carrier switching, $100 if you are careful

HTC will soon be launching the HTC One M9 and US customers will be eligible for worry-free protection for the first 12 months. There is even a benefit if you don't break your phone....

HTC One M9 review: Iconic metal dual tone design with focus on personalization

HTC One devices are easily distinguishable from other smartphones, which is a bit unique in our black slab world. Matthew spent another week with the One M9 and gives it an almost perfect 10....

Top 5 hottest smartphones this summer

There are tons of smartphones available from your carrier, but I think there are 5 that stand out from the crowd this summer. Which is your favorite?

Audible launches on Windows Phone, just in time for summer travel

The WP Marketplace surpassed the 100,000 app mark and more popular apps seem to appear daily. Today we see that the long awaited Audible app is now available to download and enjoy.

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