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Asus PadFone 2 review

The second generation of this dockable smartphone/tablet combo has a lot to recommend it, although we'd prefer a better tablet screen, a storage expansion slot (or two) and a standard Micro-USB connector.

April 26, 2013 by

Orange San Diego review

The first Intel-powered smartphone offers excellent value for money, with its large screen, good battery life and NFC support. On the downside, it lacks storage expansion, runs Android 2.3 and some apps may not run on the Atom processor.

July 4, 2012 by

Sony Xperia S

The Xperia S is a large and somewhat ungainly smartphone with a superb screen and some high-end features. However, it's severely let down by its lack of storage expansion and sealed-in battery.

March 23, 2012 by

Samsung Galaxy Extreme Xcover S5690

The Galaxy Extreme is an affordable rugged handset, although it's short on internal storage and the screen and camera are both disappointingly low-resolution. If you want a tough Android smartphone, you should also consider the similarly priced Motorola Defy+.

February 3, 2012 by

Sony Ericsson to go smartphone-only

Mobile phone manufacturer Sony Ericsson will switch to making only smartphones during 2012, after sales of its feature phones fell during its fiscal third quarter.Company chief executive Bert Nordberg revealed the change in focus in Sony Ericsson's quarterly earning report on Friday.

October 14, 2011 by

Word Lens quick tour: Translation meets smartphone

San Francisco software developer Octavio Good created Word Lens, an app that uses your smartphone's camera to translate language from English to Spanish and vice versa. SmartPlanet takes a trip with Good through San Francisco's Mission District to test out the app.

May 24, 2011

10 techy ways to cut the costs of college

10 simple, easy ways to cut down the techy costs of college and university - from cloud storage to investing in a decent smartphone, and 'pay as you go' e-book downloads.

February 24, 2011

CES: Hands-on with the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc smartphone

LAS VEGAS -- While Sony is definitely pushing 3D out from every corner of the company, the latest Xperia smartphone model seems to be left out of the party. Nevertheless, at first glance it's a lovely device, so here's a hands-on look.

January 5, 2011

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