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Armando is an Android nerd, covering both apps and phones, and a former programmer. He is also a world-class heckler on Twitter.

Motorola Droid Maxx review: More battery life, more of the same

More battery life is always good, we just wish the Droid Maxx had done something else to help it stand out from the Android crowd.

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iPhone 5s: Is Apple innovating or playing catch-up?

For a brand-new flagship iPhone, these features feel awfully familiar...

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Here's how the iPhone 5s stacks up to the competition

Apple's new iPhone 5s is more of a shuffle than a leap in innovation.

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Lookout Antivirus & Security review: Basic protection for your Android phone

Don't let your sensitive data fall into the wrong hands.

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Active review: Rugged and ready for adventure

If Indiana Jones used a smartphone, this would probably be it.

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Report: Android product head Hugo Barra to leave Google

Barra heads for greener pastures at Chinese handset manufacturer, Xiaomi, but what will that mean for Android?

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Siri-ously?! Siri makes fun of Google Glass

Apple's wise cracking digital assistant has a few choice words about Google Glass.

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Review: HP overreaches and underdelivers with the SlateBook x2

It's a tablet, it's a laptop, it's a disappointment any way you use it.

Review: The Motorola Droid Ultra is ultra-average

The Motorola Droid Ultra may have all the same features and specs as the Moto X, but the phone lacks the personality it needs to differentiate itself from the crowd.

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Shut up about Android fragmentation already

Android's biggest problem is completely blown out of proportion.

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Moto X with Moto Maker hits AT&T on August 23

Motorola's Moto X smartphone finally gets a release date.

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Take your best shot: Four hot camera phones compared

The Nokia Lumia 1020 and Moto X square off against the iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S4 to see who takes home the smartphone camera crown.

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Patent circus continues as ITC bans older Samsung devices

Older Samsung Galaxy smartphones and tablets get banned, but you don't have to worry about it affecting you too much.

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Review: The HTC 8XT is better than the (original) iPhone

The 8XT is an inferior Windows Phone 8X. Even the most hard-core Windows Phone fan should stay away from it.

LG's G2 Android super phone sports a unique design

The latest supersized phone from LG puts the buttons on the back.

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