Reviews

iPhone 6 review

Though it always seemed somewhat unlikely, one would occasionally hear rumblings of a larger, higher-resolution iPhone. Even when the iPhone 5 was brand new, speculation abounded for a 4.8-inch iPhone…

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 review

The Ascend Mate 2 was announced earlier this year, at CES 2014, and shown off again at MWC in March. Despite this, it didn’t make it to North America until…

BlackBerry Passport review

I wanted to write the entire BlackBerry Passport review on the device itself. I mean, the keyboard is really good, and the screen is wide enough that I didn’t need…

iOS 8 Review: Subtle Charms

iOS 8 is here, and while it’s not the comprehensive visual update that iOS 7 was over its predecessor, Apple has garnished its mobile operating system with enough new functionality…

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…