Cellphone reviews

Samsung Fascinate review

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The Samsung Fascinate is another great addition to the Google Android-powered phone lineup. Its notable features are size and performance. This is a smaller, lighter phone that uses the Samsung Galaxy S interface, something that continues to impress me. The end result of the Fascinate is a great 3G smartphone. While I’m not wild about the […]

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Monaco mobile phone solar charger review: Power cellphones and small electronics with solar-powered battery backup

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Many products today require USB charge cables. While there is no single standard in USB cable size, it’s still much easier today, with fewer proprietary charge cables for a cellphone. For the most part, most cellphones (and many other small electronics) are compatible with these kinds of USB interfaces: USB Mini-USB Micro-USB USB provides a […]

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Droid 2 review

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The Droid 2, as the name suggests, is the second iteration of the incredibly successful Motorola Droid. Since the first Droid, Google’s Android operating system has been a smash success. It propelled Google’s Android-OS smartphones onto center stage and arguably stole the spotlight away from Apple’s iPhone. In my review of the first Droid, I loved […]

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Droid X review

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The Droid X is another of Motorola’s entries into the extremely popular Android smartphone market. Like most of the Android phones, this is a stellar performer – The Droid X is a phone where there’s very little to complain about and much to admire. Droid X hardware and performance Yes, there are some new features, […]

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HTC Incredible review

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If you’re looking for an Android-powered smartphone, the HTC Incredible is the one you want. If you’d like a proper analysis and more detail about the Incredible, of course keep reading. But if you’re just wondering if the Incredible is really all that good, then I’m telling you now: Yes. Yes, it is. I suppose […]

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Stress-testing and review of the Casio G’zOne Brigade cellphone

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The full name of this phone is the “Casio G’zOne Brigade”. On the box, each of those three words is printed in a different font. To prevent confusion and annoyance, for the remainder of this article I’ll simply call this phone the “Brigade”. The Brigade gave me a very good first impression. It’s clearly tough […]

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Review of the Motorola Devour with MOTOBLUR

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The Motorola Devour is another phone in the steadily-increasing array of Android-powered smartphones, with a Google-designed operating system and application store. The Devour also comes with features essential to those who message often. In fact, the Motorola Devour comes with “MOTOBLUR” (yes, you apparently must spell it in all caps!) – MOTOBLUR isn’t really a […]

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Review of Palm Pixi Plus, the Palm Pre, and Palm WebOS

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[From left to right, we see the Palm Pixi Plus, then the Palm Pre Plus with its keyboard closed and extended.] I recently had an interesting experience: my Verizon media rep gave me a temporary demo phone for review – a Palm Pixi Plus.Cool, I thought, I could finally have an extended look at the […]

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HTC Droid Eris review

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The HTC Droid Eris adds more ammunition to the increasingly frightening anti-iPhone cannon. In this case, we get another slick combination of Google guts and HTC skeleton, all running on Verizon’s network. The Droid Eris is another great smartphone. For those of you unfamiliar with Google’s Android operating system, first read my review of the Motorola […]

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