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Review: Microsoft's Windows Phone 8.1

Monday, 7:00 AM

Microsoft delivers a solid update to is smartphone platform with Windows Phone 8.1. The new features are genuinely delightful and bring Windows Phone up to speed with Android and iOS ... almost. Here is Phone Scoop's full review.

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Review: HTC One for Verizon Wireless

Apr 8, 2014, 2:30 PM

The One is a dazzling piece of hardware that has but a few foibles. This Android smartphone from HTC delivers on nearly all its promises. Here's an in-depth look at the Verizon variant.

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Review: HTC One

Mar 25, 2014, 10:45 AM

HTC's new flagship Android smartphone ramps up the drool factor with its all-aluminum design and updated software. Here is Phone Scoop's full review of HTC's mobile marvel.

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Review: Nokia Lumia Icon for Verizon Wireless

Feb 13, 2014, 4:59 PM   updated Feb 13, 2014, 4:59 PM

Verizon finally gets the Windows Phone it deserves in the Lumia Icon from Nokia. The Icon has a full HD screen, 20-megapixel camera, and many other enticements. Phone Scoop put them to the test in this full report.

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Review: ZTE Max for Boost Mobile

Feb 6, 2014, 10:00 AM

ZTE brings its big-screen Android smartphone to Sprint's pre-paid service. The Max has a number of things going for it and little going against it. Here is Phone Scoop's full review.

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Review: LG G Flex

Jan 30, 2014, 10:30 AM

The LG G Flex is a curiosity with its curved design. This phablet-sized Android smartphone offers plenty to like, but it manages to fall flat in a few areas. Phone Scoop looks at both the AT&T and Sprint models in this full report.

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Review: Sony Xperia Z1S for T-Mobile

Jan 15, 2014, 7:00 PM

The Sony Xperia Z1S offers T-Mobile customers a top-notch media experience in a slim and attractive piece of hardware. Here is Phone Scoop's full review.

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Review: Pantech Breeze IV for AT&T

Dec 23, 2013, 3:15 PM

Pantech's latest for AT&T is an entry-level flip phone that covers the basics.

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Review: HTC Desire for Virgin Mobile

Dec 18, 2013, 8:21 PM

The Desire from HTC is the little smartphone that can and will. It may be a mid-range device, but it puts some high-end hardware to shame. Read's full review here.

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Review: Samsung Galaxy Light for T-Mobile

Dec 13, 2013, 8:18 PM

Samsung offers a smaller handset for the phablet averse with the Galaxy Light, an Android phone for everyman.

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Review: Motorola Moto G for AT&T

Dec 9, 2013, 4:30 PM

The Moto G is a low-cost Android smartphone that might aim low, but it hits the mark.

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Review: BlackBerry Z30 for Verizon Wireless

Dec 5, 2013, 2:00 PM

BlackBerry wades into the big-phone fray with the Z30. The Z30 has a huge screen, a fast processor, and plenty of smarts, but it lags competitors in several key areas.

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Review: Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini for Sprint

Nov 27, 2013, 2:30 PM

Samsung aimed a shrink ray at the venerable Galaxy S4 to create the GS4 Mini. This smaller smartphone doesn't offer quite the full GS4 experience, but it comes close enough.

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Review: Nokia Lumia 1520 for AT&T

Nov 21, 2013, 9:35 AM

Nokia's latest Windows Phone is a spec monster. The Lumia 1520 has it all: a huge screen, zippy processor, powerful camera, and connectivity galore. What's not to like?

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Review: Alcatel OneTouch Fierce for T-Mobile

Nov 15, 2013, 3:00 PM

Alcatel lands an entry-level device on T-Mobile's shelves in the OneTouch Fierce. This solid smartphone offers a good value for the budget-conscious shopper. android

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Review: Google Nexus 5

Nov 11, 2013, 4:41 PM

Phone Scoop tests Google's Nexus 5 on AT&T and T-Mobile's networks. Here is our in-depth look at Google's latest stock Android smartphone. It has the software many people want, but can the hardware keep up?

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Review: Android 4.4 KitKat

Nov 11, 2013, 12:00 AM

Google's latest rendition of Android makes subtle design changes, introduces a few new features, and offers lots of meat for developers. Here is Phone Scoop's in-depth review.

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Review: Samsung Galaxy Admire 2 for Cricket

Oct 31, 2013, 8:01 AM

Samsung's mid-ranger for Cricket Wireless is a capable Android smartphone that offers good looks on a budget.

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Review: Kyocera Kona for Sprint, Boost, Virgin

Oct 28, 2013, 3:25 PM

Kyocera's Kona is a basic feature phone that is best reserved as a dedicated voice line.

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Review: LG Optimus F6 for T-Mobile

Oct 23, 2013, 6:43 PM

LG spits out an entry-level Android smartphone for T-Mobile. The budget-friendly Optimus F6 has a lot going for it, and a few things going against it, too.

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Review: Samsung Galaxy Note 3 for Verizon

Oct 18, 2013, 2:00 PM

The Galaxy Note 3 from Samsung is a powerful Android smartphone for Verizon thanks to the S Pen and multitasking.

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Review: HTC One max

Oct 15, 2013, 11:16 AM

HTC takes the One series to its logical conclusion with the One max, an Android smartphone meant for two hands and not one.

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Review: Samsung ATIV S Neo for Sprint

Oct 14, 2013, 5:16 PM

The S Neo is one of two Windows Phone 8 devices available from Sprint. It's a solid effort from Samsung and bests more than a few Windows Phone competitors. Here are our thoughts.

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Review: Kyocera Hydro Elite for Verizon Wireless

Oct 9, 2013, 10:00 AM

Kyocera's Hydro Elite is the first device it's sold with Verizon in years. It's a water-resistant Android smartphone that's wrapped in a small, capable package. Here are our thoughts.

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Review: Motorola X for Sprint

Oct 3, 2013, 1:00 PM

Sprint's version of the Moto X varies little from the AT&T and Verizon models, but still manages to stand out for one reason. Read Phone Scoop's full review here.

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Review: Motorola Moto X for Verizon

Oct 3, 2013, 1:00 PM

The Moto X is a better pick for Verizon customers than the newest Droids. Here is Phone Scoop's take on Motorola's latest Android smartphone.

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Review: Samsung Galaxy Note 3 for T-Mobile

Oct 1, 2013, 8:00 AM

Samsung takes another stab at the Note phablet and might finally have a winner on its hands. Here's what we like and don't like about Samsung's latest large-screen Android smartphone.

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Review: Apple iPhone 5c

Sep 25, 2013, 12:52 PM

The iPhone 5c is a lower-cost alternative to the iPhone 5s, but don't call it cheap.

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Review: Apple iPhone 5s

Sep 23, 2013, 1:30 PM

Apple's latest iPhone offers an improved camera, fingerprint sensor, and powerful processor in the same body as last year's phone.

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Review: Apple iOS 7 from A to Z

Sep 18, 2013, 4:30 PM

Apple's new operating system takes a major step forward in terms of design and functionality. It greatly improves usability, while also introducing some nifty new features. Here is Phone Scoop's comprehensive review of iOS 7.

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