Tag Archive: Review


Galaxy S5 Active review

This Galaxy S5 is ready to take a beating

If you’ve been holding on to that older Samsung Rugby Smart or even last year’s Galaxy S4 Active, you’ll be pleased with what you’re about to read. With the Galaxy S5 Active, Samsung has once again taken their best selling device and sent it back to engineering to create a version that you can beat and abuse without ending up with something that no longer works. And  [Read More…]

Huawei Ascend P7 review

Huawei is back with a solid, if frustrating, new Android smartphone

Huawei may still be making inroads in western markets, but success elsewhere has seen the Chinese company rise to be the world’s No. 3 smartphone maker. That’s behind Samsung and Apple, no less. In Europe we’ve seen a number of cheap, low-to-mid range smartphones from Huawei but a truly high-end, desirable smartphone is much rarer.

With 2013’s Ascend P6, Huawei took a positive, yet flawed,  [Read More…]

Audiofly AD78M In Ear Headset Review

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Audio Quality

 

The audio quality on these earbuds is amazing, but has some caveats. Bass is a bit overpowered, but treble, mids, highs, and lows are pretty good. No matter what type of music/audio you are listening to, the AF78M sounds great.

This is a high quality professional headset, designed by musicians, and at this price point, we will be a bit more critical  [Read More…]

Kyocera Hydro XTRM (T-Mobile Business) Review

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At First Glance

The Kyocera Hydro XTRM is a 4G LTE capable Android powered handset with an IP57 Rating against water and dust. This device is available in the United States (see: U.S. Cellular), on the T-Mobile Business and MetroPCS networks. Maybe it’s just me but I feel the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active borrows a few design cues from the Kyocera Hydro XTRM; however, stylistically this is pretty  [Read More…]

Kyocera Hydro XTRM Beyond Cell TriShield Kombo review

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The TriShield Kombo for the Kyocera Hydro XTRM by Beyond Cell (While/Blue) is a super durable dual layered protection system with an optional screen protector. Beyond Cell was amazing enough to let us check out this case and test it out along with the XTRM.

The case does make the phone significantly larger and thicker, however it offers the best protection for this device.  [Read More…]

Kyocera Hydro XTRM Beyond Cell TriShield Kombo review

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The TriShield Kombo for the Kyocera Hydro XTRM by Beyond Cell (While/Blue) is a super durable dual layered protection system with an optional screen protector. Beyond Cell was amazing enough to let us check out this case and test it out along with the XTRM.

The case does make the phone significantly larger and thicker, however it offers the best protection for this device.  [Read More…]

ChargerLeash Review: The charger for the forgetful

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Charger/sync cables have seemingly been around  forever.  They have always served one of two purposes: to charge and/or sync your device.  It would seem that we know everything there is to know about these types of cables.  The ChargerLeash brings a new talent the game that just might make you think twice about your next charger cable purchase.

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Review 14: The Amazing Spider-Man

Review is like app or game coverage but for movie series, television shows, comic books, and other geeky entertainment. It’s great stuff you can watch and enjoy on your Android phone, tablet, or Chromecast! On this week’s episode Georgia, Guy, Dave, and Rene talk about Spider-Man, from the comics to the cartoons, the Sam Raimi trilogy to the current Mark Webb films, including the latest Amazing Spider-Man 2!

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Moto E review

The little phone that reaches past it’s price point

I’ve been excited to have a look at the Moto E since its announcement in the middle of May. At $ 129 US, the Moto E is about the same price as dinner and a movie, and the buzz about how well it performs in the entry-level smartphone domain put it at the top of my wishlist. I’ve had a little time with it, and have to  [Read More…]

Samsung Gamepad review

Samsung’s controller accessory aims to turn your phone into a portable console

As smartphones become larger and ever more powerful, their gaming potential continues to increase, to the point where many high-end phones now match the graphical prowess of console titles from the previous generation. But while touchscreens are great for web browsing, apps games specifically designed around them, they’re less ideal for traditional titles. There’s something about playing a racing game, a shooter  [Read More…]