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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 hands-on

Putting an end to another series of rumors, Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy Note 3. As the name would imply, this marks the third-generation for the phablet and this time around we are seeing the continued support for the S Pen as well as goodies such as a 5.7-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display and quad-core processor. And just as the leaks and rumors were suggesting, that processor will vary by market.

Sony Xperia Z1 hands-on

Sony and their entire Xperia range has been impressive lately with new devices like the Ultra being added, and today we're finally getting our first official and real look at the Xperia Z1. This device has leaked more times than we can count as the Honami, but now we have everything you need to know below. All the waterproof features are still here, only we now have a beautiful metal frame for a design. Check out our hands-on video below.

Moto Maker hands-on with Moto X: the customization begins

This week we've had the opportunity to create our own customized Motorola Moto X with the company's first edition - pre-release edition, that is - of Moto Maker. This is Motorola's customization engine for what may very well be a variety of devices in the future, but for now is centered on Moto X, a device which you can also see in full effect in our Moto X review. This process is simple - colors, letters, and specifications are but a click away, and the UI to back it all up is as simple as it is smooth.

Canvas for Pebble app brings personalized watchfaces [Hands-on]

Pebble smartwatch owners can choose between thousands of watchface apps to personalize their experience a bit. They can also build completely custom watchfaces if they wanted. And while both of those options are nice to have, it looks like an app called Canvas for Pebble will give users an experience that falls somewhere in the middle. Basically, this app allows you to design custom watchfaces using nothing more than a smartphone or tablet.

LG G2 hands-on: everything you need to know

This afternoon the folks from LG have just announced and detailed their new flagship G2 smartphone, and it's quite impressive. We knew it was coming, but LG has come out swinging here full of new features and software tweaks aside from offering a top-tier smartphone to rival the best of the best. Yes we have a 2.3 GHz quad-core processor and the world's thinnest 5.2-inch 1080p HD display, but you'll want to hear everything else LG is offering as well. Here's everything you need to know.

Moto X hands-on: everything you need to know

Just announced this afternoon is the highly anticipated new Moto X smartphone from the partnership between Google and Motorola. We've been following this new phone (and the new Motorola) for a while now, but this afternoon everything is finally official. Can Google help Motorola get back on track to be a top player in the mobile game dominated by Samsung and Apple? This new Moto X surely is headed in the right direction. Below we'll be going over a little of everything, so check it out.