• Smart Launcher Face-off – Battle of the Brains

    Android has an embarrassment of riches when it comes to app launchers, but there is a certain breed of them that deserves special mention. These are the so called smart or contextual launchers and today we’ll be giving you

    April 8, 2014 • Views: 2184

  • Verizon HTC One (M8) initial hands-on

    We now have a Verizon HTC One (M8) in for review. The handset arrived earlier this morning, and while we obviously aren’t going to post a full review after having the phone for only a few hours — we did want to share

    April 7, 2014 • Views: 972

  • Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2: hands-on and first impressions

    Another recent addition to the Verizon tablet lineup is the 12.2-inch Samsung Galaxy Note Pro. This one is sporting the faux stitching and leather first seen on the Galaxy Note 3. And then there is the obvious — this is a

    March 31, 2014 • Views: 1121

  • Verizon LG G Pad 8.3: hands-on and first-impressions

    We’ve had the LG G Pad 8.3 available here in the US for several months now. A WiFi-only model arrived back in October 2013, and a Google Play edition followed in December. More recently though, there was a bit of good news

    March 31, 2014 • Views: 959

  • Cruising with Sailfish OS: a preview of possibilities

    When Finnish company Jolla tried to fulfill its promise of bringing forth a smartphone unlike any other, it didn’t exactly make a big splash. Nonetheless, it is still continuing to send ripples that are now reaching Android

    March 31, 2014 • Views: 574

  • Timehop app hands-on: providing a daily trip back in time

    Timehop, as a service, has been around for many years now. But given the app just recently arrived in the Play Store, it may be one that flew under the radar of many Android users. The premise here is simple, Timehop takes you

    March 28, 2014 • Views: 403

  • Omate TrueSmart: one month with a phone on my wrist

    I’ve now been using an Omate TrueSmart for a full month. The month actually ended yesterday and as I was preparing to share some thoughts, I realized I am not wearing the TrueSmart all that often. I am wearing it almost

    March 26, 2014 • Views: 2471

  • HTC One (M8) Dot View case hands-on

    Along with the phone itself, HTC also unveiled some accessories for the One (M8). We’ve seen a variety including a Car Kit, Battery Bar and BoomBass. Not to mention, there were a few case options being shown including the

    March 25, 2014 • Views: 2567

  • HTC One (M8): hands-on and first-impressions

    The HTC One (M8) has been officially unveiled. This means the rumors and leaks will be coming to an end. But perhaps more important here — it means we are finally going to be able to put the handset to the test. We are

    March 25, 2014 • Views: 992

  • Acer Android AIO TA272HUL: hands-on and first-impressions

    Acer originally unveiled the TA272HUL Android All-in-One back in January. The announcement arrived during CES. More to the point for today — Acer recently provided us with a unit for review. We have to admit that having

    March 22, 2014 • Views: 855