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  • Audio

    Jabra Freeway hands-on

    By 30 March 2011

    Bluetooth speakers for the car are pretty boring, let’s face it. They do their job, but normally run out of juice because you forget to turn them off and then you’re left with a lump of plastic and speaker that’s good for nothing. Well, that’s...

  • Audio

    Samsung Slim Stick Type Bluetooth Headset hands-on

    By 29 March 2011

    If we were to ask you to describe a Bluetooth headset, you'd probably start by talking about a small funny-shaped object you stick in your ear when you’re driving, turning you in to a Borg-like creature. Samsung, perhaps realising that we don’t all...

  • Phones

    Sidekick 4G hands-on

    By 28 March 2011

    SideKick was once the be all and end all when it came to being a teen and talking with your mates. The world has moved on though, so can a re-invented T-Mobile Sidekick 4G bring back some of that kick? Designed by Samsung, and featuring Android 2.2 instead...

  • Tablets

    HTC EVO View 4G ditches HTC Flyer angelic look

    By 25 March 2011

    The HTC Flyer, first launched at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, was white, came with 3G capabilities and was to be made available in the UK some time in the summer. But that’s Europe. In America they like to be different. So the white HTC Flyer...

  • Tablets

    Samsung Galaxy Tab US family photo

    By 23 March 2011

    There are now three Samsung Galaxy Tab devices in the company’s range, so how do they look in a family portrait? We tracked down the new, thinner 10.1, the 8.9 and the 7-inch models at CTIA in Florida to see just that. Missing from the picture is the...

  • Tablets

    Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 hands-on

    By 22 March 2011

    We were teased about its coming and now the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 is here. Well almost. While Samsung hasn’t put a launch date on the new device other than “Early this Summer”, that hasn’t stopped us getting hands-on with the new mid-sized tablet...

  • Phones

    LG goes official with the T-Mobile G2x, we go hands on

    By 22 March 2011

    We knew it was coming as we spied LG's CTIA stand being set up and now it's official. Yep, that's right the LG Optimus 2X has landed in the US of A, under T-Mobile's banner and sporting the name G2x. The G2x, is like for like of its Optimus 2X brother,...

  • Online

    HTC HD7S vs HD7: Who’s got the brighter screen?

    By 22 March 2011

    HTC announced on Monday the HTC HD7S for AT&T, a variant of the HTC HD7 available already on T-Mobile in the US and O2 in the UK. The phones for all intents and purposes are identical except one small detail: the new HD7S features a Super LCD screen rather...

  • Phones

    Verizon Sony Ericsson Xperia Play hands-on

    By 22 March 2011

    Why are we doing a hands-on of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play, when we've already done a hands-on with the UK version in February? Good question, the reason is, because it’s actually quiet a different phone as we found out when we got to have a play...

  • Phones

    Nokia C7 T-Mobile Astound hands-on

    By 22 March 2011

    Don’t panic you’re not going mad - we’ve already reviewed the Nokia C7 thanks to the fact that it came out in the UK in October 2010. So why are we doing a hands-on of the phone some 5 months later? Well, it has just got its US release date (6...

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