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  • HTC One mini 2 takes on the midrange: We go hands-on

    HTC has a midrange problem. The One M8 is a great phone, but it’s a flagship which means it’s expensive. It’s also big, with a 5-inch screen and those frequently-commented-on big bezels top and bottom. Arriving

    May 15, 2014 • Views: 1433

  • HTC One max Review: Is bigger automatically better?

    Bigger is better, right? That’s what HTC is hoping with the One max, the phablet version of its One flagship and a direct challenge to Samsung’s Galaxy Note 3. A 5.9-inch screen makes for a sizable device, and HTC has

    October 14, 2013 • Views: 1878

  • Samsung Galaxy Camera: Hands-on with the 16MP Android snapper

    Samsung has thrown its Android and point-and-shoot digital camera teams together, and come up with the Galaxy Camera, an 16-megapixel Android-based snapper with a 21x optical zoom. At first glance more akin to a camera than a

    August 29, 2012 • Views: 1494

  • Samsung Galaxy Note II revealed: We go hands-on!

    Samsung’s Galaxy Note II, the sequel to the Galaxy Note “phablet,” has been officially announced, a 5.5-inch update that makes the pen-equipped device even more useful to digital note-takers. Smoothing out the

    August 29, 2012 • Views: 2220

  • Samsung Galaxy S III revealed: 4.8-inch quadcore monster

    Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy S III, the company’s “next Galaxy” and perhaps the most eagerly anticipated Android smartphone of the year. Packing a 4.8-inch 720p HD Super AMOLED display into an

    May 3, 2012 • Views: 1570

  • Samsung Galaxy S III hands-on [Video]

    Expectations are high for the Samsung Galaxy S III, and from our hands-on playtime with the new Android flagship we’ve a feeling users will be pleased. Samsung may not have lived up to the pre-launch hype, but it has

    May 3, 2012 • Views: 1832

  • HTC ONE X Review

    2011 was not HTC’s year. Despite what appeared to be a strong start at Mobile World Congress in February 2011, by the tail-end of the year HTC had seen its device sales slump and rivals like Samsung steal its innovation

    April 2, 2012 • Views: 2186

  • Galaxy Tab 7.7 Hands-on

    Samsung is on something of a roll with its Android tablets, pumping out three different sizes in the space of a year. Twelve months on from the original 7-inch Galaxy Tab comes the Galaxy Tab 7.7, packing a slightly larger

    September 1, 2011 • Views: 1174

  • Galaxy Note Hands-on [Video]

    Bigger than a Galaxy S II but smaller than a new Galaxy Tab 7.7; offering the latest in capacitive touch but also a stylus; the Samsung Galaxy Note is a device with a few personalities. Intended to pull together phone, paper

    September 1, 2011 • Views: 1840

  • Android Community Archos 70 Internet Tablet Giveaway

    At Android Community we’re always keen to help people “keep taking their tablets”, and so when Archos offered us its 7-inch Archos 70 Internet Tablet, we thought we’d offer it to our readers in a new

    July 25, 2011 • Views: 616