Reviews

OnePlus One review

At last count, MobileSyrup has written 16 articles directly about the OnePlus One. Expended thousands of words on a company that, for the first few months, tripped over its own virtual…

Nokia Lumia 635 review

Increasingly, low-cost Nokia Lumia smartphones are representing, at least in Canada, the majority of our exposure to Windows Phone. With the Lumia 635, the company’s first Windows Phone 8.1 product,…

Alcatel OneTouch Idol 2 S review

Humans, as creatures of habit, are naturally skeptical of new things. Car buyers who foreswore Japanese and, later, South Korean auto manufacturers quickly learned that there was great value to…

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 review

How is Samsung like New York City? Well, it’s practically city-sized; it never sleeps; and it’s constantly trying to reinvent itself to stay ahead of the game. Shaky similes aside,…

LG G3 review

I don’t envy the decisions made inside the walls of manufacturers like LG. After proving deft at creating high-end smartphones that excel in practically every area, further improvement is to…

Sony SmartBand review

As evidenced by the early arrival of the SmartWatch, Sony is unafraid to dip its toes into new territory. Announced at CES this year, the SmartBand is the company’s first…

Acer Liquid S1 review

What’s old is new again has never been a mantra adopted by the mobile industry — the opposite is in fact true — but the rise of the unlocked smartphone…

Moto E and Moto G LTE review

The story of compromise is really a narrative of degrees. How much are you willing to sacrifice to achieve something else? In the Android world, as the dwindling price of components outpaces…