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10 Best Android Smartphones of 2014

10 Best Android Smartphones of 2014

Hundreds of Android smartphones come out every year — 90 percent of which is junk. Ignore Samsung’s million Galaxy smartphones and whatever freebie devices your carrier so desperately tries to trick you into buying. There are only 10 Android smartphones worth considering. This is the list of them. You’re welcome. […]

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Moto G (2014)

Moto G (2014)

In addition to the new Moto X and Moto 360 smartwatch, Motorola’s also launching a revamped Moto G. The Moto G is Motorola’s best-selling smartphone ever. And now it’s even better. Retaining its $179.99 unlocked price, the second-generation Moto G boasts a larger 5-inch display (albeit same 1280 x 720 resolution), […]

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Moto X (2014)

Moto X (2014)

Motorola’s Moto X was one of the best Android smartphones of last year and this year the company’s coming guns-a-blazin to ensure its new second-generation Moto X is hit. New on the second-gen Moto X is an aluminum frame that doubles as an antenna booster, a larger 5.2-inch 1920 x […]

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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge

Along with the Galaxy Note 4, Samsung also announced the Galaxy Note Edge. Like the Galaxy Note 4, the Galaxy Note Edge has a 5.6-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED display (2560 x 1440 resolution), but its right side also has a secondary display that over its edge, hence the name. […]

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Samsung Galaxy Note 4

No surprise here. Samsung’s updated its Galaxy Note phablets with the new Galaxy Note 4. Samsung did very little to tweak the Galaxy Note 4′s design; there edges of the screen are chamfered and the sides are metallic. The display and under the hood changes got the biggest upgrade. The […]

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Ace Apps: ‘Nike+’

Ace Apps: ‘Nike+’

We recently started a running kick to knock out a marathon, and to be a bit healthier. Like most people we’re competitive, really competitive. We want to make sure we’re training the right way, getting faster, beating our friends and recording it all. GPS watches do a great job at […]

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Samsung’s finally getting into the metal smartphone game, kinda. The newly minted Galaxy Alpha is the first Samsung smartphone with a metal frame and chamfered edges. The smartphone has a 4.7-inch (1280 X 720 resolution) Super AMOLED display, Quad 1.8GHz + Quad 1.3GHz processor or a 2.5GHz quad-core processor, 2GB […]

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OnePlus One Bamboo SwapCover

OnePlus One Bamboo SwapCover

The OnePlus One Android smartphone is one the best devices you can buy right now, short without calling itself Nexus. The high-specced and super affordable smartphone is about to get even better — if you like wood. OnePlus has announced that come August, you’ll be able to buy a SwapStyle cover […]

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Sony Xperia C3

Sony Xperia C3

Selfies. Ugh. Like them or hate them, they’re here to stay. Sony’s Xperia C3 is the self-proclaimed “PROselfie” smartphone. Its marquee feature is its 5-megapixel wide-angle front-facing camera with LED flash. (Most smartphones only come with 2-megapixel front-facing camera and no LED flash.) Combined with a special “Superior Auto” setting, […]

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini

Samsung’s habit of “miniaturizing” its flagship smartphone continues. The Galaxy S5 Mini is exactly what you’d expect with less of everything: 4.5-inch HD Super AMOLED (1280 x 720 resolution) display, 1.4GHz quad-core processor, 1.5GB of RAM, 16GB o internal storage (expandable via microSD card), 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash/2.1-megapixel […]

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LG G3

LG G3

Trumping last year’s G2, LG’s new G3 features an even bigger, sharper 5.5-inch display with one big difference: QuadHD 2560 x 1440 resolution (four times clearer than a 720p screen and 1.8 times more than a 1080p display). It’s a big Android 4.4 Kitkat-powered smartphone but without the heft you’d […]

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OnePlus One

OnePlus One

Hailed as this year’s “killer flagship” smartphone, the OnePlus One checks off nearly every bullet point where its competitors come up short. Led by Oppo’s ex-CEO Pete Lau, OnePlus built a smartphone with monster specs: 5.5-inch display (1920 x 1080 resolution) 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor, 3GB of RAM, 13-megapixel […]