Matthew spent a few weeks with the top two new Android flagships and in the end neither one made the cut. Designs have improved over 2014, but battery life is not up to par and there are still performance issues.
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After five months use, the iPhone 6 Plus remains Matthew's choice for every core function -- phone calls, quick control access and notifications. Well, maybe not every function.
Does your iPhone or iPad need more storage for photos, videos, or other files? This little gadget can add up to 256GB.
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In iOS news this week, China is getting the iPhone 6, there's a possible launch date for Apple Pay, a bug in iOS 8 deletes iCloud documents, and some users are reporting Bluetooth issues with iOS 8.
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HTC's flagship HTC One has escaped an import ban that could extend to several HTC devices should the Taiwanese company's appeal against a UK court ruling fail.
Fixya has just published a report on owners' most common complaints about four leading smartphones: the Galaxy S4, Moto X, iPhone 5S, and HTC One.
My Verizon line was due for an upgrade and today I made my decision after careful consideration. While I did stand in line, it wasn't for the new Apple iPhone 5s.
We spent more time with the Moto X and have some more thoughts on the device, along with other the Droid Maxx and Nokia Lumia 625.
It's pretty clear that the Nokia Lumia 1020 has the most advanced camera software in a smartphone today and as you can see in this image gallery of shots around Seattle they have the proof to back up their claim as camera phone champion.
When I want to carry a small smartphone that disappears in my pocket I take along my iPhone 5. HTC's upcoming One Mini feels even better and more compact than the iPhone 5 and should appeal to many folks.
The iPhone is still a wonderful phone, but the latest handsets from the competition have passed it in form and function.
You can't replace your point and shoot with most camera phones, but they do the job for social media and online sharing. As you can see, most any of these phones have decent cameras.
I post my top 10 lists of smartphones a couple times a year and now that the HTC One has been revealed I can provide you with my current top 10. I've had the iPhone at the top of my lists for quite a while, but not this time.
I still have an unlimited data plan on Verizon and am enjoying unfettered LTE. There are many reasons that my Verizon SIM lives in the Droid DNA instead of my iPhone 5 and this gallery shows the top 15 reasons.
I recently tested the iPhone 5, Nokia Lumia 920, and HTC Droid DNA in the gym while recording my daughter's basketball games and after further viewing of all videos the choice was clear and I just returned with a new phone.
Cameras are getting more and more important on smartphones and I have had the chance to use four of the newest high end smartphones to compare their camera performance.
I think you can purchase any of these phones and be satisfied with the camera quality, but some have different strengths and features that may appeal to you more than others.
I have had the iPhone 5 for two weeks and offered up some thoughts while Kevin tempted me with his new Samsung Galaxy Note 2. HTC also made Android and Windows Phone 8 announcements.
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