Phones

HTC One M9 hands-on

Once again, HTC has unveiled what is sure to be one of the year’s best smartphones. That shouldn’t be a surprise, though; they’ve done it annually for the past several years. But…

Hands-on with the new Moto E, a great smartphone at any price

If years ago you’d have predicted where Motorola’s mobile strength would be, ultra-cheap, high-quality smartphones wouldn’t have been high on most peoples’ lists. The company that attempted to bring back…

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…

The Nexus 6, two months later

Remember that song in Grease that talked about summer flings? The one sung by Sandy and … the guy John Travolta played? If they could rewrite that tune with lyrics that…

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…