Phones

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…

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…

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…

Sony Xperia Z2 review

You’d be hard-pressed to find a company more deserving of success in the mobile space than Sony. The company’s early Android phones were, to put it mildly, disappointing. Who can…

Samsung Galaxy S5 review

Few devices this year are going to receive the attention, and scrutiny, of Samsung’s newest flagship. The Galaxy S5 is the star of Samsung’s expanding smartphone lineup, and as the…

HTC One M8 review

There’s a popular idiom reinforced in schools every year to millions of students: two heads are better than one. The thinking goes, one person is an island, and smart as…

LG G Flex review

No one needs a curved phone. It’s almost certainly the latest gimmick in a litany of specs that seems to be the result of a maturing smart device market sucked…