Phones

HTC One M9 review

There are few more distinctive Android phones on the market than the HTC One line. The company that experimented with unibody metal when most smartphones were plastic, HTC’s critical acclaim…

Samsung Galaxy S6 vs iPhone 6 Plus Camera Shootout

There’s no better way to compare two devices’ cameras than with a good old fashioned shootout. On the heels of our Samsung Galaxy S6 review, we pin the newcomer against…

Samsung Galaxy S6 review

Back in 2000, Sony released the PlayStation 2, a so-called sixth generation console that boasted 128-bit computing, its “Emotion Engine” processor running at 300Mhz. It had 32MB of RAM and, optionally, a…

The LG G3, six months later

What is an Android update anymore? Most companies have already established an aesthetic, a particular divergent design that harnesses, but often distracts from, the austere beauty of stock Android. If…

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge review

Great innovations in smartphones come in dribs and drabs. Multitouch, which debuted on the iPhone, is likely the single biggest determinator of how we interact with our small screens. But…

BlackBerry Classic review

Few tech companies elicit as emotional a response to Canadians as BlackBerry. But the once-quintessential tech giant, stifled and contracted, has eaten crow for nearly two years, and is ready to…

Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact review

Previously, on MobileSyrup: “Sony’s Xperia ZL is an excellent smartphone. But, like I said about the Xperia T, it’s going up against the most competitive smartphone market in history.” April 6th,…

Nexus 6 review

“I’m going to drop this thing for sure,” I thought the first time I held the Nexus 6. The sixth Nexus is duly termed: it’s a large phone, with a 5.96-inch…

Nokia Lumia 830 review

There have been relatively few Windows Phones released in Canada over the past year. Canadian carriers don’t seem to have the same confidence in the platform as their American counterparts, choosing…