SmartPhoneBlogging

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Year: 2013

Review: Kindle Fire HDX Hardware Impressions

My first 7 inch tablet was a Kindle Fire import from the USA, which was a very solid device with a 200$ price tag that was unheard of for any non-china-trash tablet back then. This was also the device which…

Review: iPad Air Hardware Impressions

The tablet market is very crowded these days, and even though Apple maintained the market leadership when it comes to overall tablet app selection as well as sales figures of any specific device, Android is pulling up fast. It’s not…

Review: Asus Premium Cover for Nexus 7 (2013)

With new Nexus devices you never know when the official accessories will hit the stores. It was harder to find an Nexus 4 bumper than the phone itself. And as much as I loved the first Nexus 7, there wasn’t…

Preview: iOS 7 beta – a step in the right direction

It’s flat! Or is it?! Apple made the long awaited step and finally presented an completely overhauled iOS version at this years WWDC. As many rumors suggested they entirely revamped the look of iOS. The best way to see how…

Review: Lumia 920 Hardware Impressions

It has been a long time since I reviewed the last Windows Phone device, namely HTCs Titan which happened to be a nice smartphone that unfortunately didn’t make any impact on the market. So I’m curious to see how the…

Review: Official Nexus 4 Bumper

When I saw the first presentation of the Nexus 4 on The Verge, Matias Duarte was proudly showing off the Hardware design with the glass front and back. And he specifically mentioned how they build the hardware so the glass…

Review: Nexus 4 Hardware Impressions

It isn’t easy to get his hands on a Nexus 4 these days. When Google released the Nexus 4 on the Playstore it was sold out in a few minutes, and the second time it didn’t last much longer. It…

Review: Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean for Tablets – What happened to Project Butter?

Google is continuing its rapid update philosophy with Android 4.2.1, which was released alongside the Nexus 4 and Nexus 10 recently. This is not a big update by any means but there are still some very interesting new features. And…