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Sony Z Ultra Google Play Edition – $449 (Normally $649)

Sony Z Ultra Google Play Edition – $449 (Normally $649)

We really like Google Play edition Android smartphones for two reasons: no bloatware and fast Android updates. It’s rare that a Google Play Edition device ever goes on sale. For whatever reason, the Sony Z Ultra is on sale for $449. That’s $200 off the original $649 list price for […]

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Samsung Galaxy K zoom

Samsung Galaxy K zoom

Now that the Galaxy S5 is officially out, Samsung’s bringing out the variants. Meet the new Galaxy K zoom, the successor the to Galaxy S4 Zoom. Is it a camera with a smartphone grafted onto it or a smartphone with a camera grafted onto it? Both. With a rear design […]

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Blackphone

Blackphone

Privacy is a big concern these days now that we know the NSA is possibly snooping over every digital communication we make. Blackphone is a smartphone designed to enable encrypted communication, secure sharing and private browsing. Based on Android 4.4 Kitkat, the secure smartphone runs PrivatOS and includes a 4.7-inch […]

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Ace Apps: ‘Google Chrome’ for Reducing Mobile Data

Ace Apps: ‘Google Chrome’ for Reducing Mobile Data

In a perfect world, mobile data plan caps wouldn’t exist, and we’d all be free to use as much data as we want. Sadly, bandwidth costs money and in today’s world of high data consumption, staying within the limits of our data caps is a real daily concern. For me, […]

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Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 GPS Edition

Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 GPS Edition

Flying kites is for dweebs. These days, everyone goes to the park and flies drones. The best personal drone to get is arguably the Parrot AR.Drone 2.0. New in Parrot’s lineup is the AR.Drone 2.0 GPS Edition, a special bundle that include an Elite drone with camouflage styling, a lithium […]

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Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S5 — $699.99 ($50 off)

Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S5 — $699.99 ($50 off)

As U.S. customers patiently await the arrival of the Samsung Galaxy S5 next week, one eBay user has already jumped the gun. The reputable seller is stocking a limited supply of 16GB Galaxy S5 in Shimmery White for $699.99. That’s $50 off the regular retail price. A brief summary of […]

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HTC One (M8)

HTC One (M8)

The successor to the HTC One (M7), the most beautiful Android smartphone is here at last. Pushing premium to its limits, the HTC One (M8) features a new all aluminum design with a brushed metal look and rounder corners for a more solid feel. Plastic, this phone is not. Looks […]

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HP 8

HP 8

If you can’t beat them, clone them, right? That seems to be HP’s thinking behind the HP 8, a near carbon copy of Apple’s iPad mini design. The HP 8 is an Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean tablet with a 7.85-inch (1024 x 768 resolution) IPS touchscreen, a quad-core processor, 16GB […]

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Sony Xperia Z2

Sony Xperia Z2

The Sony Xperia Z1 was an outstanding Android smartphone for two reasons: slim sleek design and water-resistant construction. The worst part was its screen, which had poor viewing angles. Sony’s revamped its flagship smartphone with a better IPS screen that’s also slightly larger (5.2-inches) and updated internals: 2.3GHz quad-core processor, […]

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Nokia X

Nokia X

No you’re not imagining it — Nokia is going to release an Android smartphone. Announced at Mobile World Conference in Barcelona, the Nokia X as a 4-inch (800 x 480 resolution) display, 1GHz dual-core processor, 4GB of internal storage (expandable via microSD card), 512MB of RAM, a 3-megapixel rear camera, […]

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Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung’s Android dominance continues. The Galaxy S5 is the successor to the Galaxy S4, the current king of Android. Everything’s been revamped on the S5. At first glance, the Galaxy S5 looks pretty similar to the Galaxy S4. It has a similar plastic design, except the rear is now a […]

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LG G2 Mini

LG G2 Mini

Look past LG’s bloatware and skinning of Android and there’s no doubt the G2 is a fantastic smartphone. (Google certainly thought so when it used it as a template for the Nexus 5). While its 5.2-inch display is roomy, the G2 was still usable with one hand thanks to its […]