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Hands-on: HTC One (M8) Smartphone

Hands-on: HTC One (M8) Smartphone

HTC finally took the wraps off its latest flagship smartphone, the One (M8) after much anticipation, leaks and teaser videos. It comes with two rear cameras, a slightly larger display, and a new Sense 6 interface. We take it for a quick spin, so read on to find out about our initial impressions.

Seven Hidden Tricks You Didn't Know About Xiaomi's MIUI V5 OS

Seven Hidden Tricks You Didn't Know About Xiaomi's MIUI V5 OS

Xiaomi's MIUI OS is famous for its high level of customization and features. We've gone through an extensive discussion on its major features, but what about its hidden, lesser known features? Here's a list of seven tips you didn't know about MIUI V5.

The Complete Guide to Xiaomi's MIUI V5 OS

The Complete Guide to Xiaomi's MIUI V5 OS

Xiaomi's MIUI is one of the most popular Android ROMs in the world with over 35 million users. With Xiaomi's recent expansion beyond the Chinese market, it's prime time that we take a closer look at some of its distinguishing features built right into its user interface.

Hands-on: ASUS PadFone Mini and ZenFone Series

Hands-on: ASUS PadFone Mini and ZenFone Series

ASUS unveiled the PadFone Mini and ZenFone series one month ago at Consumer Electronics Show 2014. We dropped by ASUS booth today at Mobile World Congress 2014 to take a look. Here's our initial impressions of the devices.

Hands-on: Sony SmartBand SWR10

Hands-on: Sony SmartBand SWR10

First announced at last month's Consumer Electronics Show 2014, Sony revealed at Mobile World Congress 2014 that it would be available worldwide from March 2014. We dropped by the Sony booth for a closer look. Here's our initial impressions of the SmartBand SWR10 and the Lifelog application.

Five Things You Need to Know About the Nokia X Smartphones

Five Things You Need to Know About the Nokia X Smartphones

Nokia today unveiled a new family of smartphones, the X which run on Android apps alongside Microsoft's services and signature Nokia experiences. While Android running on Nokia devices is like a dream comes true for some consumers, things aren't exactly what they seem. We list out five things you need to know about the Nokia X smartphones.

Hands-on: LG G Pro 2 and LG G2 Mini

Hands-on: LG G Pro 2 and LG G2 Mini

LG announced two new smartphones, the G Pro 2 and the G2 Mini days before Mobile World Congress 2014 kicked off. We had a brief hands-on with the two new devices at LG's booth. Read on to find out about our initial impressions.

A HardwareZone PlayTest Event with LG's G Flex Smartphone

A HardwareZone PlayTest Event with LG's G Flex Smartphone

Over 40 people attended our special PlayTest event last Saturday to have an exclusive hands-on session with the LG G Flex smartphone - the world's first flexible, curved smartphone. Find out what took place at the event as the editors outlined phone design progression and the key technologies that make such a phone possible.

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy Note 3

With Samsung, impressive hardware is a given. And with giant smartphones very common these days, Samsung is keen to remind us that there are other Samsung-only technologies that make the 5.7-inch Galaxy Note 3 different from the other phablets. Let's find out what they are.

Shootout: 4G LTE Smartphones Below S$600

Shootout: 4G LTE Smartphones Below S$600

Although phone makers today are championing devices with larger displays, there's still a fairly large consumer base who may not share a liking for them - be it because of the handling difficulty or their cost. As such, we rounded the latest compact smartphones with 4G LTE support from HTC, LG, Nokia, Samsung and Sony and put them through their paces. Find out who emerged as victor!

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