November 22, 2006

Review: Palm Treo 680 smartphone

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"While it's lacking the 3G capabilities of the latest Palm Treos, the budget-priced 680 still delivers the goods with its robust messaging and PIM features."
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November 07, 2006

Review: Samsung WEP200 Bluetooth headset

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"Small, light and easy on the ear, the diminutive Samsung WEP200 does a great job at handling hands-free calls without dominating the side of your face. This little bug of a headset fit comfortably and securely in our ear, and we were impressed by the solid call quality. However, the tiny WEP200 has some tiny buttons to go with it, and they can be a bit awkward to press."
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September 10, 2006

Review: Nokia E62 business phone

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"The EDGE-enabled Nokia E62 is a dream come true for mobile Web addicts looking to duplicate their desktop browsing experiences while on the road, and it comes with solid corporate and push e-mail options, as well as the always slick and intuitive Symbian OS. But while it bests the competing Motorola Q with its superior keypad and document-editing abilities, it lacks the advanced editing options (not to mention the touchscreens) of PocketPC Windows Mobile 5.0 devices and Palm OS Treos, and its EDGE-only network support will disappoint those who need speedy data access or a broadband-capable laptop sidekick."
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August 24, 2006

Review: LG AX490 Fastap clamshell

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"We'll certainly give LG and partner Digit Wireless points for trying something different with the AX490's first-in-the-U.S. Fastap keypad. While we're impressed with the dual-level design, those who pride themselves in their lightening-fast texting might find the Fastap keypad a bit slower than a 10-button keypad."
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August 18, 2006

Review: Cingular 8125 business phone

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"With its roomy, slide-out keypad, full suite of mobile Office apps, push e-mail capabilities and built-in Wi-Fi, Cingular's 8125 makes for a formidable smartphone, even compared to the latest EV-DO-enabled competitors."
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August 11, 2006

Review: RIM BlackBerry 7130e business phone

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"The BlackBerry 7130e makes for a compact and speedy messaging companion, and you can't beat the handset's push e-mail and PIM synching abilities. Unfortunately, it's hobbled by its tricky SureType keypad, which can't quite measure up to a true QWERTY thumbboard, and we wish voice commands were included in the feature set."
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August 10, 2006

Review: Sanyo Katana slim clamshell

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"While it's lacking in the high-speed data department and it's saddled with a relatively low-resolution VGA camera, the thin, colorful Sanyo Katana makes for an impressive calling and messaging phone, and it's large, vivid screen is a delight for the eyes."
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August 04, 2006

Review: LG VX8500 Chocolate music phone

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"With its groovy Flash interface and revamped music player, LG's new VX8500 Chocolate phone makes for one of the most satisfying V Cast music handsets we've seen to date; unfortunately, it's hobbled by its lack of dedicated music controls, earbuds and USB cables, while its touch-sensitive inputs are way too sensitive for our taste."
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July 18, 2006

Review: LG VX8300 V Cast phone

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"The slimmed-down, stereo Bluetooth-enabled VX8300 represents a marked improvement over LG's popular (but bulky) VX8100 mulltimedia phone. Unfortunately, the eye-catching clamshell comes saddled with the V Cast Music player -- which won't work with stereo Bluetooth (for now, at least) -- and lacks bundled earbuds and a memory expansion card."
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July 14, 2006

Wireless review: Samsung SCH-A990

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"With its 3.2-megapixel camera and swiveling display, the 3G-enabled Samsung SCH-A990 takes some of the sharpest pictures we've seen from a U.S. cameraphone. Unfortunately, this somewhat bulky clamshell stumbles with Verizon Wireless' clunky V Cast Music player and its lack of a USB cable and stereo earbuds."
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June 28, 2006

Wireless review: Motorola RAZR V3m

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"The RAZR V3m improves on the sleek, eye-catching looks of its wildly-popular by adding much-needed microSD memory expansion, but this slim 3G music phone drops the ball with its middling sound quality and fuzzy snapshots. And while we appreciate the V3m’s ability to buy music downloads and sync with PC-based music collections, we’re irked by the missing stereo earbuds and USB cable for file transfers."
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June 23, 2006

Home video review: TiVo Series2 DT DVR

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"While proud TiVo owners with DirecTV satellite service have long been able to record two shows at once (that is, before DirecTV dropped TiVo in favor of making its own DVRs), couch potatoes with standalone TiVo boxes have been stuck in DVR purgatory, able to record just a single show at a time. All that's changed with the release of the TiVo Series2 DT, an upgraded Series2 TiVo that adds dual tuners for double-time recording capabilities. While the Series2 DT looks great on paper, in practice I found that it fell just short of dual-recording nirvana."
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June 21, 2006

Mini review: LG LX550 (Fusic)

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"The stylish, white-and-blue LG LX550 (now known as the "Fusic") is one of the friendliest music phones we've laid eyes on – think of it as the 3G handset next door. Complete with three removable faceplates (blue, pink and black), the LX550's brilliant 262,000-color internal display (the 65,000-color external LCD is workable) looked bright and vivid, and the flat, blue-backlit keypad is both easy to use and easy on the eyes. With its microSD memory expansion (up to 1GB), access to the Sprint Music Store and dedicated music controls on the external flip, the 4.2-ounce LX550 performs its music duties well, and it even adds an FM transmitter for broadcasting your tunes to the nearest radio (sound quality was surprisingly good). You can groove to the music (at ear-splittingly high volumes) over the included (and decent) earbuds or with a Bluetooth stereo headset, although sound quality takes a hit over the wireless connection. The hazy snapshots we took using the Fusic’s 1.3-megapixel camera were disappointing, however."
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June 20, 2006

Wireless review: T-Mobile Sidekick 3

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"The Sidekick II (released in mid-2004) wasn't just a phone – it was a tabloid sensation, with photos of Sidekick-toting celebs all over the gossip pages and Paris Hilton's infamous stolen pictures and address book. With all the headlines, though, it was easy to forget that the Sidekick II – with its stellar interface, easy-to-use thumbboard and first-rate e-mail and IM tools – was a damn good messaging phone. Now comes the restyled, music-playing and Bluetooth-enabled Sidekick 3, which makes for an impressive (if not quite revolutionary) step forward."
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June 16, 2006

Wireless review: Samsung SCH-A930

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"The latest handset in Samsung’s line of A9xx phones is certainly a departure from the thin-and-sleek A900 flip-phone and the eye-catching red-and-sliver A950 music clamshell. But while the chunky, all-black A930 doesn't score any points for elegance, its external OLED display with scrolling song info will appeal to music lovers who owned old-school, pre-iPod MP3 players. Add in memory expansion, PC music syncing, EV-DO support, Bluetooth (including dial-up networking support), and GPS, and this ugly ducklng suddenly becomes much more attractive, if not quite a swan. "
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June 14, 2006

Wireless review: Motorola L2

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"The silver L2 looks almost exactly like its bigger, music-minded brother, the SVLR L7, but this slim quad-band handset is all business. Skipping a built-in camera (which wouldn't fly in a corporate office anyway), the L2 makes good first impression with its world-phone capabilities, Bluetooth and Web e-mail support, instant messaging, syncable contacts, and excellent battery life. Unfortunately, the phone hits some speed bumps on its way to the office, including sluggish performance, a cheap-looking display, lack of corporate e-mail (or POP/IMAP) access and no 3G – or even EDGE – support."
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June 12, 2006

Wireless review: Motorola Q

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"Barely a half-inch thick and boasting some killer, RAZR-like looks, the Motorola Q has been making mouths water since its initial unveiling last summer. Armed with the latest version of Microsoft's Windows Mobile OS, as well as support for 3G networks (EV-DO in the case of Verizon Wireless, and an HSDPA version could be in the office, according to Moto CEO Ed Zander), Bluetooth, a 1.3-megapixel camera, and push e-mail, the Q has doubtless made its way up many a road warrior's wish list. Unfortunately, it looks like Motorola sacrificed speed and full-fledged office functionality for the Q's stylish, wafer-thin profile. "
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May 31, 2006

Wireless review: Samsung SGH-T609

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"Essentially a clamshell version of the SGH-T509 – the wafer-thin handset for T-Mobile that we reviewed last month – the new T609 may not be quite as slender as its eye-catching sibling, but it manages to pack in a few extra features. Not only does this EDGE-enabled flip-phone come with Bluetooth, a suite of instant messaging clients and a bright display, it also squeezes in a microSD memory expansion slot, an integrated music player, and a quad-mode radio for roaming global GSM networks. A few pieces are missing from the puzzle – namely, a color (rather than monochrome) external display, an IrDA port, and maybe even an equalizer for the MP3 player – but overall, this trim looker of a phone makes the grade. "
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May 26, 2006

Wireless review: Helio Hero

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"Virtual 3G carrier Helio made a splash earlier this month when it launched its EV-DO service and a pair of slick, Korean-made handsets: the elegant Kickflip spinner (which we recently reviewed) and the eye-catching Hero Slider. With their 2-megapixel cameras, feature-packed media players and sleek form factors, the Kickflip and the Hero showed plenty of promise. But the Hero comes saddled with many of the Kickflip's drawbacks, such as iffy calling features, fuzzy snapshots, and undercooked messaging abilities, and we're still underwhelmed by Helio's nascent multimedia library."
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May 24, 2006

Wireless review: Palm Treo 700p

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"Back in January, Palm finally brought high-speed EV-DO support to the Treo with the 700w, which happened to be one of the first smartphones equipped with the relatively new Windows Mobile 5.0. While we were certainly impressed by the 700w's speed, it came saddled with a lower-resolution screen, as well as a somewhat bigger problem: Windows Mobile itself. While unquestionably powerful (the 700w packs in the Pocket PC version of WM 5.0, rather than the easier but more stripped-down smartphone edition), the new Windows Mobile OS makes for a confusing thicket of options compared to the more elegant Palm OS. Now comes the 700p, the first of the EV-DO Palm OS Treos, and we're happy to say the wait was worth it. Armed with a razor-sharp 320 x 320 display, a streaming video player, and wireless modem capabilities (supported by both Sprint and Verizon Wireless), the 700p packs an impressive punch, despite its unfortunate lack of Wi-Fi. "
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May 18, 2006

Wireless review: Helio Kickflip

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"When virtual carrier Helio announced it was brining a pair of Korean-made 3G handsets to the U.S. market, wireless geeks across the country (including us) quivered with anticipation. After all, phones like the cutting-edge Kickflip spinner and Hero slider don't make it to our shores very often. But our initial excitement cooled once we put the Kickflip through its paces. While it's blessed with fantastic looks, a vivid display, streaming video playback, integration with MySpace and the ability to gift, beg or even rent games and videos, the Kickflip is saddled with subpar messaging and calling features, the lack of Bluetooth, limited multimedia content and weak battery life."
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May 15, 2006

Palm Treo 700p hands-on impressions

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"After a steady trickle of leaks and speculation, Palm on Monday finally unleashed the 700p -- the first Palm OS Treo with EV-DO support -- on a mostly suspecting public. We had a chance to check out the just-announced 700p during a briefing last month in New York City; here’s a quick rundown of our first impressions."
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May 12, 2006

Wireless review: Nokia 8801

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"Released last year, the Nokia 8801 is clearly designed for the conspicuous consumer. With its stainless-steel shell, clean design, upscale features and sky-high price, the 8801 (available through Nokia’s Web site, but not yet through a U.S. carrier) would be right at home in James Bond’s hand as he saunters up to the bar for another martini. But while the 8801’s high-flying style hasn’t aged, its features are starting to wear a bit (especially in the camera department) and it’s plagued by weak battery life. "
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May 08, 2006

Wireless review: LG F7200

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"With the F7200, LG and Cingular have made a good first stab at a GSM push-to-talk phone. While we wish the handset’s overall design was a bit more compact and we miss the flexibility of out-of-network PTT, the F7200 makes for a solid alternative to the handsets on Nextel’s iDen network – and the price is right. That said, if you want PTT from Cingular with a slimmer form factors and higher-end features like Bluetooth and EDGE support (and you don’t mind shelling out a bit more cash), the Samsung SGH-D357 might be worth a look."
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May 03, 2006

Wireless review: BlackBerry 8700g

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"With its bright screen, full-QWERTY keypad, EDGE and Bluetooth support, and characteristically superb e-mail handling, the 8700g is a strong choice for anyone looking to take the BlackBerry plunge. That said, T-Mobile customers who want a BlackBerry device that fits in a pocket might be better off with the slightly smaller (if tougher to use) 7105t, which features a pseudo-QWERTY thumbboard, while bargain hunters may want to scoop up the 7290 for just $100 (or the similarly priced 7105t, for that matter)."
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April 28, 2006

Wireless review: Samsung SGH-T509

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"OK, we’ll just come out and say it: we’re smitten with the T509. Here’s a phone that’s actually a bit weak on features: a so-so VGA camera, no media player, and no memory expansion. Compared to the music-centric but slightly thicker Motorola SLVR, the T509’s specs look a bit shaky. But this gorgeous wisp of a phone (the thinnest available in the U.S.) was irresistible. We found every excuse we could to take it out in public, just so we could watch friends and passersby drool. And its Bluetooth and EDGE support are nothing to sniff at. "
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April 26, 2006

Wireless review: Kyocera Switch_Back

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"No teen we know would turn down the compact, too-cool-for-school Switch_Back, and its solid thumbboard and impressive VGA camera certainly weigh in its favor. However, we can’t help but be disappointed by the phone’s lackluster messaging abilities, and its lack of conference calling is a key omission. If Virgin Mobile would support more IM clients and add three-way calling, we’d really have something here."
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April 21, 2006

Wireless review: LG F9200

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"LG takes a swipe at the growing teen messaging market with the F9200, a QWERTY phone designed for all things text: SMS, MMS, IM, e-mail, you name it. This sleeker version of last year’s F9100 also adds a VGA camera for on-the-go shutterbugs. Unfortunately, the F9200’s messaging prowess is marred by the cheap display and sub-par camera. Our bottom line? Not bad, but you can do better. "
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April 17, 2006

Feature: 6 tips for better customer service

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"Had it up to here with your carrier’s service department? We feel your pain. Check out our top tips for getting results (and even cash) from customer service."
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April 10, 2006

Feature: Top U.S.-bound handsets of CTIA 2006

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"BlackBerry Connect, UMA Wi-Fi, razor-thin profiles, super-sharp displays, blog-ready cameraphones, and long-delayed but hotly anticipated smartphones were all the rage at this year’s CTIA. Read on for our favorite U.S.-bound handsets."
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March 22, 2006

Portable audio review: Shure i4c

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"Resisting the trend toward listening to tunes on your cell phone? Shure--the manufacturer of high-end earbuds that often cost more than the iPod itself--has a new set of earphones for music lovers who want their tunes on their iPods and their calls on their cell phones. The i4c headset features a set of pumped-up earbuds with dual connectors--one for your iPod and another for your cell--plus an in-line microphone and remote. The Shure i4c certainly wowed us with its sound quality, both with music and with cell calls, but we missed features such as alerts for incoming calls and the ability to accept or decline calls with the remote. Then there's the jaw-dropping $330 price tag."
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March 15, 2006

Feature: CNET's quick guide to your cell phone bill

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"So you got your cell phone bill for the month and zipped it open, only to receive a rude shock when you saw the total. What's this--double the amount it was last time? Is there a mistake? Did you make a three-hour call to Hong Kong? Do identity thieves have your account information in their vile clutches? Unfortunately, finding the answer in your bill isn't easy, as we're sure you've discovered. Even those with relatively simple cell plans can wind up with bills that are 5 or 10 pages long, with confusing sections and subsections, arcane terminology, and tricky details. Your billing scenario will change dramatically if you have a regional calling plan vs. a nationwide setup, then there's the issue of data and text-messaging plans. Do you make any roaming calls or dial up your friends while traveling abroad? It can all add up to a pricey month. To discover how your $39.99 monthly plan can translate to $59.99, read on to see a typical wireless carrier bill."
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Wireless review: Samsung SCH-A950

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"Samsung continues to refine its 3G flip phone designs with the sleek, eye-catching SCH-A950 for Verizon Wireless. Complete with a 1.3-megapixel camera, a TransFlash expansion slot, Bluetooth, a speakerphone, and a quartet of music controls below the colorful display, the stylish SCH-A950 just might knock the Motorola E815 off its pedestal as our favorite Verizon V Cast phone--the bigger but flatter Razr V3c notwithstanding. At a reasonable $130 (or $80 with a two-year service plan), the Samsung SCH-A950 ranks as one of the most affordable 3G phones we've seen from a major carrier. That said, we're as annoyed as ever by Verizon's continued policy of limiting Bluetooth access to wireless headsets and forcing MP3s to be converted to WMA format for playback on the phone."
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March 09, 2006

Wireless review: Mobile ESPN

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"Sports fanatics, fantasy aficionados, and on-the-go bookies will thrill to Mobile ESPN, the new MVNO from the all-sports cable network. Armed with the ability to pull down alerts and real-time scores for most major sporting events, along with dozens of daily videos, hundreds of news stories, and stats for literally thousands of major- and college-league teams and players, Mobile ESPN will delight die-hard sports fiends, although the clunky MVP handset--the only phone in ESPN's lineup so far--is the service's Achilles' heel (at least until new handsets arrive later in 2006)."
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February 17, 2006

Wireless review: T-Mobile MDA

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"Armed with built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, EDGE support, and Windows Mobile 5, the nondescript T-Mobile MDA--a rebranded version of the HTC Wizard--makes for an enticing addition to T-Mobile's staid lineup of long-in-the-tooth handhelds. As one of CNET's editors put it, it's like a Sidekick for grown-ups. Indeed, this unassuming-looking phone makes it easy to jump on to available hot spots, manage your messages, open and edit Office documents, and crank your tunes. Unfortunately, the MDA ($399) is without any new tricks or spectacular performance, and since it's hobbled by a subpar keypad and an iffy camera, it will have to fight against heavyweights such as the Palm Treo 700w, the Sprint PPC-6700, and the Cingular 8125 for attention."
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February 10, 2006

Wireless review: Kyocera Jet for Amp'd Mobile

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"Mobile multimedia junkies will find plenty of eye and ear candy in the Kyocera Jet, the company's new 3G slider for newcomer carrier Amp'd Mobile. This all-black, EV-DO-enabled handset boasts a slick media player that taps into the Amp'd video and music store, plus a 128MB TransFlash card for storing all your songs and video clips. Unfortunately, the Jet is saddled with an underwhelming VGA camera, a small and annoying keypad, and a tendency to freeze at inopportune moments. While the phone's bargain-basement $100 price tag sweetens the pill--making it one of the cheapest, no-contract 3G phones we've seen--those looking for a powerhouse 3G phone from Amp'd Mobile should wait for the Hollywood, a rebranded version of Motorola's impressive E815 with a 1.3-megapixel camera and Bluetooth, which will be available in the first quarter of 2006."
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February 09, 2006

Personal video review: Archos Gmini 402 Camcorder

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"We gave the original Archos Gmini 402 high marks, but now that this updated model packs a VGA camcorder and a 1.3-megapixel still camera, we're even more impressed. (For more on this impressive line, see the original Gmini400.) For $370, or $250 for the noncamera version, the 20GB Gmini 402 still plays back video and MP3/WMA files; stores and displays photos; records voice and line-level audio sources; supports games running on the popular Mophun engine; and syncs regular or DRM-protected music and video from Windows Media Player. And while its integrated camcorder can't compete with a stand-alone model, the 402's recorded video quality works fine for casual use."
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February 02, 2006

Home audio review: Think Outside Boomtube H2O1

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"If Think Outside's Boomtube H2O1 looks familiar, you may have been paying attention when Virgin Electronics was still around: The H2O1 is actually the acquired version of the Boomtube EX. Think Outside purchased the design when Virgin Electronics was dissolved, and that design is enticing indeed. Your musically inclined buddies will drool when you set up the silver, eye-catching Boomtube, but their faces might fall as their ears strain for the promised heart-stopping bass. A thick, heavy metal tube with remote speakers that unscrew from either end, the 'Tube is certainly unique; unfortunately, we could have done with a bit more boom, a cleaner cable setup, and a discount on the steep $200 price tag."
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February 01, 2006

Feature: Emergency cell phone chargers: power in a pinch

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"Imagine that your car just broke down on the highway during morning rush hour. It's raining, and you pull out your cell phone to a tow truck--only to hear a sad chirp from your handset as the battery dies. It's an all too plausible scenario, especially for those of us who aren't so conscientious about charging our phones. That's why we recommend tossing an emergency cell phone charger into your glove box, your suitcase, or anywhere else it might come in handy. These little cranks, battery boosters, and even solar chargers can give your depleted handset a few extra minutes of juice--just enough to call a friend, dial a tow truck, or even notify the police. We've reviewed five of the latest models and rated them for portability, ease of use and reliability. Find out which one is right for you."
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January 18, 2006

Wireless review: Sprint Power Vision

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"Sprint subscribers looking for a burst of multimedia from their phones will get a kick out of the carrier's new Power Vision service, a pumped-up 3G version of Sprint PCS Vision that offers live TV, streaming and downloadable music, and speedy Web browsing and gaming downloads. At $15 a month for à la carte service and $20 or $25 per month for the various video bundles, Sprint Power Vision packs in a lot of bang for the buck, especially compared to Verizon's V Cast--although with a recently announced music download service, Verizon won't be behind for long. With nearly 200 U.S. markets covered by Sprint's high-speed 1x EV-DO service, there's a good chance you're in the Power Vision coverage area, but be sure to check before making the leap."
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Home audio: JBL On Stage II iPod speakers

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"The latest version of JBL's slick-looking, sweet-sounding On Stage iPod speakers looks the same, works the same, and sounds just like its predecessor--except this time, you get a small, lightweight remote that lets you adjust the volume, skip tracks, and scan within a song. While the remote makes these speakers even more attractive for iPod aficionados, the JBL On Stage II--pricey at $170--comes saddled with a heavy, bulky AC adapter, and its bass response leaves something to be desired."
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January 12, 2006

Wireless review: Toshiba MyConnect

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"If you're still relying on dial-up and Ethernet connections when you're on the road, Toshiba's MyConnect makes for a compelling mobile service provider. Along with about 6,000 U.S. wireless access points, MyConnect boasts 20,000 dial-up and Ethernet locations--perfect for getting connected when Wi-Fi isn't an option. But wireless devotees will be disappointed by MyConnect's uneven wireless-security options, spotty hot-spot directory, and lack of international locations; for them, we recommend either Boingo Wireless or T-Mobile HotSpot."
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January 11, 2006

Wireless review: Samsung MM-A920

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"Compact, sleek, and crammed with multimedia features, Samsung's MM-A920 may prove irresistible for music and video fanatics alike. Armed with Bluetooth and a 1.3-megapixel camera, as well as access to Sprint's high-speed 3G EV-DO network and the carrier's new but pricey Music Store, this small wonder makes for a tantalizing addition to Sprint's multimedia phone lineup. That said, we wish the phone's video and music players were better performers, and we were annoyed by the partially crippled Bluetooth connection. At $350, the MM-A920 is squarely in the middle of Sprint's multimedia-phone price range, although you can knock the price down to a reasonable $180 with a two-year contract."
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