As one of the first Android phones with a dedicated HDMI-out port, the HTC EVO 4G is the perfect candidate for a multimedia dock. The official HTC HDMI dock is that perfect multimedia dock. It’s stylish, simple, and works great — which is what most of us look for in our electronic accessories.
Inside the box is everything you need to get going. The dock, a 72-inch (that’s [Read More...]
I’m going to skip talking about the Xyboard name for as long as I can. Ok. The name is ridiculous; I’m moving on. As Verizon’s newest tablet, the Xyboard has a lot [Read More...]
Our LG Spectrum review comes at an interesting time for both the smartphone manufacturer as well the carrier on which it resides, Verizon. On one hand you have LG, which has brought us some excellent high-end Android smartphones as well as a surprising low-ender in the Optimus line. And then you have Verizon, whose 4G LTE network is starting to mature at the ripe old age of 1 but at the [Read More...]
Bigger is better. Well, unless we’re talking about the Toshiba Thrive. While we had a mostly favorable review of the “Honeycomb Hulk,” certain elements of the design were a bit awkward. Months after the original Thrive’s release, Toshiba hits a little closer to the mark with [Read More...]
Before heading out to CES, Phil hopped on the ZenAndTech podcast to discuss the method to his madness in how he properly prepares himself and his electronics before heading out the door. This discussion made me realize that I am always hunting for power, and that most of the time I am looking for an extra place to plug in a device that charges via micro-usb. With this in mind I went out looking [Read More...]
You don’t always want to have to choose between an easy snap-on cover and all-over protection for your phone. Sometimes it’s more convenient to have the option to switch things up as and when you need, and that’s one of the main strengths of Qmadix’s snap-on cover with holster for the Galaxy Nexus.
Firstly, you’ve got a basic snap-on cover that’s finished in soft-touch plastic, with a grooved [Read More...]
Klipsch S4As sound great, don’t break the bank and have an Android app for tweaking settings
One of the first things you should do — nay, the first thing you should do — when buying just about any new smartphone is to ditch the cheap earbuds that come with it. We’ve been testing the Klipsch S4A earbuds for a couple weeks now — as well as the Android companion app that [Read More...]
With a new Android device announced ever hour, it takes a lot to make a device stand out from the crowd. Some devices are marketed heavily, some bring new features and others just fall to the wayside after announcement, and the Huawei Honor is a handset that falls in the middle of a bunch of these categories. Claims of three-day battery life certainly piqued our interest, but we’ll have to get this [Read More...]
The short battery life that accompanies our Android smartphones can be one of the biggest everyday frustrations. Users have opted to use multiple and extended batteries or plug themselves to a power outlet as often as possible. Another great solution for this issue is to buy a handy portable battery charger. The IOGear GearPower High Capacity Mobile Power Station (Amazon link posted below) happens to be one of the best (and [Read More...]