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  • Jolla Launcher Alpha hands-on

    Jolla is indeed venturing into the Android world, one step at a time. After giving Nexus 4 and Nexus 5 users a chance to test Sailfish OS itself, the Finnish startup has started the closed alpha run for its Android homescreen

    July 4, 2014 • Views: 262

  • Android TV hands-on: Google’s real living room presence

    Google TV is finally here, but it's not exactly the Google TV we once knew. Learning from the mistakes that brought its TV thrust to its knees, Google is rebooting it as Android TV and focusing on what it does best: providing a

    June 25, 2014 • Views: 366

  • Moto 360 hands-on: a well-rounded smartwatch

    Bad puns aside, Motorola's Moto 360 is definitely going to be the most eye-catching piece of Android Wear to hit the market. But is the Moto 360 more than just a pretty (watch) face? We take a brief hands-on tour to find out, and

    June 25, 2014 • Views: 405

  • Samsung Gear Live hands-on: new wine in old wineskin [UPDATE]

    Rumors, and dreams, do come true. A last minute addition but definitely a welcome one, Samsung Gear Live joined LG and Motorola on stage as the first three official devices for the nascent Android Wear platform. And here at

    June 25, 2014 • Views: 500

  • Huawei Ascend Mate 2 hands-on; big screen, small price

    What if Android looked more like iOS? What if a 6-inch screen were somehow normal? In the world of Android, anything goes, including the Huawei Ascend Mate 2. Originally unveiled at CES, the device is an impressive, natural

    June 12, 2014 • Views: 337

  • Hands-on with the full TYLT Energi+ battery pack lineup

    With removable batteries not available for every phone, it’s often a wise choice to have a back-up battery pack on hand. NO matter what your needs, TYLT’s lineup has you covered. Even if you’re OS agnostic, some TYLT

    June 5, 2014 • Views: 141

  • TYLT Energi+ backpack, hands-on

    When traveling, you want to take it all with you. Computers, tablets, smartphones — our connected lives dog us with devices, and chargers to boot. Cobbling together all your power cables and chargers can be a nightmare, but the

    June 5, 2014 • Views: 290

  • Hands-on with the Pelican ProGear Voyager for Galaxy S5

    If you recently purchased a Galaxy S5 from Samsung, you know it’s a dynamite device that is deserving of its praise. If you want to protect it from the world around you, Pelican has you covered with their ProGear Voyager case.

    June 4, 2014 • Views: 628

  • TYLT ALIN Galaxy S5 screen protector, hands-on

    If you’re looking for a screen protector for your Galaxy S5, there are a lot of options out there. While most will do an adequate job, there are those which offer a touch better protection than others. In addition to being one

    May 28, 2014 • Views: 190

  • LG G3 hands-on by SlashGear

    LG’s latest flagship, the G3, is ready for prying eyes and fumbling thumbs. SlashGear has gone hands-on with the device in London, and offers up a glimpse at just what makes the device so good. A big, beautiful screen and

    May 27, 2014 • Views: 519