Phones

Asus ZenFone 2 review

“The next billion people.” Google used that term several times during its recent developer conference, and maintains that Android’s future is the future of computing, connecting the poor and disenfranchised….

The Nexus 6, six months later

Is it an adage or a cliché to suggest bigger is always better? For Google’s Nexus 6, it’s a worthy question to ask for a number of reasons. This was…

LG G4 review

You know the gravity-invoking quip, “What goes up must come down?” So it is with the smartphone market. Samsung, once hailed as the unstoppable monster of the Android world, has…

BlackBerry Leap review

What does a BlackBerry look like anymore? The Leap doesn’t look like a traditionally BlackBerry smartphone, but it is the spiritual successor to the built-in-house Z10, and the physical successor…

The iPhone 6 Plus, six months later

Apple isn’t the type of company that admits when it misses the mark. The iPhone 6 Plus wasn’t so much a product of Apple’s vision, but rather a response to…

Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 review

I often use a phrase borrowed from Game of Thrones to describe the ephemeral nature of technology trends: “It is known.” See, our unreliable memories have, over time, created false…

Moto E LTE review

Consumers love good things, and they also love cheap things. But rarely are cheap things good, at least enough to recommend to everyone. Cheap usually equals caveats; cheap usually means…

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge review

Curved things are inherently visual; parsing the subtleties of a surface that flows and disappears into something else is pleasing to the eye, and to the touch. The Galaxy S6 edge (yes,…