Stories in Reviews

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) Review

Available starting today is the all new Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10-inch tablet. Thanks to Samsung we've got it right here to put through the paces and check out the newly refined design and speaker grill placements. It appears Samsung is taking two approaches on tablets. One being a more budget-friendly Tab like the Galaxy Tab 2 7-inch and the 10 we have today, and then their top end will be the quad-core Galaxy Note 10.1 coming this summer. This new slate is clearly a media consumption device, and it works great. Read on for our full review.

HTC EVO 4G LTE Review

As HTC continues its onslaught of new and impressive phones for the US today we are looking at the all new HTC EVO 4G LTE. What we have with the latest generation to the EVO family is essentially an HTC One device extremely similar to the HTC One X for AT&T, right down to the screen, software, and camera. If you've seen any of our recent HTC One reviews you'll know exactly what to expect here, and if you're an EVO fan you'll definetaly want this phone. Read on for full details, pictures and more.

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 delivered a phone that improves on all areas of its predecessor: better screen, faster processor and more usable camera.

AT&T HTC One X Review

The HTC One X for AT&T is a different beast from the original (international) release in two rather important ways. First it's got a completely different processor, made by Qualcomm instead of NVIDIA, and second here it's carried by AT&T on a 2-year contract in the USA. Will this non-international release stir up the same positive reactions we had to the first release of this super hero phone, or are the two changes we're seeing here in software and hardware going to push this device in the wrong direction entirely?

Dark Meadow: The Pact THD Game Review

Who's ready for some horror? If you've been waiting for a top-notch quality game for Android to be released that isn't flinging cute birds into things, we have exactly what you might be looking for. It's called Dark Meadow: The Pact and this Tegra 3 optimized game is full of scary moments, horror, and topped with extremely impressive graphics you won't wanna miss. Oh and this game is free too so check out our hands-on below.

Scalado Album Review

The additions to the generic Android Gallery in Ice Cream Sandwich are pretty great, but of course, they don't do much for the 90+% of user which don't have access to Android 4.0. If you're a shutterbug who wants better experience that the unfortunately slow 3D album from Android 2.3 or whatever replacement your manufacturer has provided, have a gander at Scalado Album, which goes for 99¢ in the Google Play Store. It's fast, easy to navigate, and a has a few unique features that even the ICS gallery could use.

Google Drive hands-on and impressions

Google has finally made it official today. Releasing their new cloud storage option known as Google Drive into the wild. If you were thinking this was just a Dropbox competitor you were wrong. This integrates all of Google's services into one. Google Docs has been combined with Drive, and they use the power of search and more to make it a complete offering. Check out the screenshots or hit the links below to get started yourself.

Enhanced Email Review

For the majority of Android users who need email access beyond their Gmail account, Android's built-in mail client performs adequately. It handles POP, IMAP and Exchange accounts without fuss, or any bells and whistles. But if you're someone who relies on email for your profession (and these days, who doesn't?) you've probably found yourself looking for a few more features, like a search function for Exchange accounts. If that's you, check out Enhanced Email from developer Quantum Apps.

XCom Global Huawei 3G USB Modem Review

Earlier this year the folks from Huawei were nice enough to offer up some of their USB 3G E176G Dongles with XCom Global data for the team to use while we covered all things Android at Mobile World Congress back during February in Barcelona Spain. If you enjoyed all the news, coverage, and hands-on from the largest mobile event of the year brought to you by us, it was all powered by Huawei's modem. For those times our phones weren't capable of a hotspot, XCom Global saved the day, and the event.

ASUS Transformer Pad TF300 Review

The ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime has many charms, but price is not among them. At $499 for the entry 16GB model, it's a step higher than the original Transformer, and ASUS has been selling them side by side since the Prime's introduction in December. But with the new Transformer Pad TF300, ASUS has replaced its original tablet at a more palatable $379 while still keeping some impressive performance capabilities thanks to the NVIDIA Tegra 3 platform and the Transformer's trademark keyboard dock. Ice Cream Sandwich out of the box is the icing on the cake. The Android tablet landscape is a lot more competitive now than it was a year ago - let's see if ASUS has kept up.