Armando RodriguezAssistant Editor, TechHive

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HTC One vs. Samsung Galaxy S4: Which phone should you buy?

Due for an upgrade? We break down the big differences between the Galaxy S4 and the One to help you decide which phone to get.


How good is the camera on the Samsung Galaxy S4?

We find out whether the feature-packed camera on the Galaxy S4 can hold its own against the competition.


Review: Samsung Galaxy S4 is a worthy successor but not revolutionary

The Samsung Galaxy S4 is a great Android phone with its fair share of flaws.


Review: HTC First is the phone for Facebook junkies (and no one else)

The HTC First may not look that impressive on paper, but its close ties with Facebook make it the phone for fans of the social network.


Beer and satellites: Our favorite Demo Mobile 2013 products

This year's Demo Mobile featured an impressive array of products and services. Here are our favorites.



Review: HTC One is the Android phone to beat

The HTC One packs a multitude of impressive specs and appealing features into a sleek, attractive package, making it one of the best phones you can buy.


Hands on with Facebook Home and the HTC First smartphone

At first glance, Facebook Home and the HTC First look like good bets for social butterflies, but power users and those who don't like 24/7 connectivity may opt out.


How a Facebook phone can conquer the world

Nearly every mobile device you can name can access Facebook. So if the social media giant is going to come out with its own phone, it had better have some impressive features.


Facebook Phone

Is this the face of Facebook's new phone?

In advance of Thursday's Facebook event, Android Police has reportedly found a leaked version of a smartphone running a forked version of Android that's built entirely around Facebook's social networking service.


How to mute annoying email threads in Gmail

Sick of endless email threads? Can't delete them? Mute them instead! Gmail makes it easy.

The Samsung Galaxy S4 watches you back

Samsung's latest Android handset has more features than you can shake a stick at.


What to expect from the Samsung Galaxy S4 announcement

Samsung has been hyping up the Galaxy S4. Let's see if the company can deliver.


Big screens, out-of-date Android mark MWC's marquee smartphones

If Mobile World Congress is any indication, phone makers are working hard to improve the hardware of their latest mobile devices. But the OS powering these phones seems stuck in the past.


Hands on with the Sony Xperia Tablet Z

We only had a little time to play with Sony's new Android tablet, but a great design, eye-catching screen, and other impressive features make the Xperia Tablet Z a potential challenger to Apple's iPad.