Blu Life Max hands on and early impressions

We're at the beginning of a new year which means we'll be getting a lot of new gadgets and electronics from CES, Mobile World Congress, and other events. It's the time...
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Nomu S30: A promising phone ruined by hardware defects (review)

In a time where we have reached a plateau in terms of innovation in the smartphone segment, companies have to resort to doing things differently in order to stand out in...
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Nomu S10 review

In an world where every company tries to come up with an ever thinner device than last year's, sacrificing battery life for looks, leaving out plasic and using metal and glass...

Google Pixel XL review

Since launching in 2009, the Nexus line has been a loosely collected family of phones from Google. Whereas they may be designed as a series of devices, they have thus far...

Bluboo Maya Max: Massive potential but massive disappointment (phone review)

Before we get into the review, I want to start out with a bit of an explanation. I've had the Bluboo Maya Max for around two months. The journey with this device...

ZTE Axon 7 review: Outstanding with a few faults

ZTE is making waves this year by pushing out a phone most Android enthusiasts crave, at least on paper. For the increasingly common and competitive $400 price, the Axon 7 offers...

Moto G4 Play review: Under priced

If there's one thing Motorola has been great at doing since the original Moto G, it's creating a great phone for a very great price. Even under new Lenovo ownership, the...

Nomu S10 and Nomu S30 unboxing initial impressions

We recently received review units to two of Chinese handset maker Nomu's new unlocked smartphones, the S10 and S30. Launching this week, the devices are powered by Android 6.0 and feature...

Google Pixel XL: Hands on, early impressions, and camera samples

Announced at a San Francisco event on October 4th, the Pixel and Pixel XL are the two new smartphones from Google for 2016. The pair of phones are the first to...

Is the Huawei Honor 8 the midrange champion? (Review)

2016 is the year of the midrange phone. This year we've seen amazing offerings in the $400 range that push the limits of what we can expect from midrangers. It's left...

Motorola Moto Z Play Droid review: An exceptional phone value that gets even better...

As the least expensive model in its Z line of smartphones, the Moto Z Play Droid is a fantastic solution for mid-range needs. Designed with MotoMod support, it can quickly become...

Posh Optima LTE L530 review: A budget device with a premium feel

Posh Mobile is a relatively new player to the mobile phone scene. Posh released its first devices in 2013 and has grown its portfolio to include over 20 GSM unlocked Android-based...

Alcatel IDOL 4S review: Can it stay king in 2016?

When Alcatel released the IDOL 3 last year, I called it the best budget phone of 2015. This year, Alcatel has come out with its successor that is meant to improve...

Blu Vivo 5R unboxing and first impressions

The Blu Vivo 5R is the sixth in the Vivo series of smartphones, which is essentially a mid-range line of devices. To be fair, though, the mid-range pretty much only applies to the...

First thoughts and impressions of the Huawei Honor 8

2016 will be known as the year of the budget flagship device with the release of the ZTE Axon 7, OnePlus 3, and the Huawei Honor 8. We recently got our...

Google details its malware squashing strategy

You might not know this but Android has an embedded security feature called “Verify apps” which routinely scans newly installed apps to see if...