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Hands-On: Viewsonic ViewPad 4

Jan 12, 2011, 12:27 PM   by Philip Berne   updated Jan 12, 2011, 12:42 PM

The smallest of Viewsonic's new Android tablets is actually a smartphone. We got hands-on time with the Viewsonic ViewPad 4 at CES.

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Hands-On: Dell Venue

Jan 7, 2011, 9:13 PM   by Philip Berne   updated Jan 7, 2011, 9:13 PM

The Dell Venue is Dell's latest foray into Android smartphones, and we got a hands-on look from Dell's suite in Las Vegas during CES. Is this phone a winner, or just more of the same Aero?

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Hands-On: Cricket Muve Music on the Samsung Suede

Jan 7, 2011, 8:03 PM   by Philip Berne

Cricket gave us an extensive walkthrough of the carrier's new over-the-air music download service, Cricket Muve. The subscription service is available now on the new Samsung Suede.

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First Look: Sprint's Windows Phone 7

Jan 7, 2011, 3:32 AM   by Philip Berne

At a Sprint executive dinner, we managed to sneak a few photos of Sprint's upcoming Windows Phone 7 smartphone. Check out the HTC QWERTY-slider coming to Sprint in the next few months.

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Hands-On: HTC EVO Shift 4G

Jan 7, 2011, 1:30 AM   by Rich Brome

The HTC EVO Shift 4G could be mistaken for a follow-up to the EVO 4G, but it's really a different phone entirely. Find out what's different, what we liked, and what we didn't in our hands-on preview.

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Hands-On: LG Optimus Black

Jan 6, 2011, 11:49 PM   by Rich Brome

We had hands-on time with the new LG Optimus Black Android smartphone. Find out what sets it apart from the Optimus 2X and what we think of it overall.

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Hands-On: Sony Ericsson Xperia arc

Jan 6, 2011, 10:30 PM   by Rich Brome   updated Jan 7, 2011, 7:08 AM

The Sony Ericsson "Xperia arc" is Sony's new flagship Android phone. See how it stacks up in our hands-on report.

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Hands-On: LG Revolution

Jan 6, 2011, 8:01 PM   by Philip Berne

LG's first LTE phone for Verizon Wireless will be the Android-powered LG Revolution. PhoneScoop got hands-on time with a pre-production beta at Verizon's CES press conference.

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Hands-On: Samsung LTE 4G smartphone.

Jan 6, 2011, 8:00 PM   by Philip Berne

Samsung's baby is so new, it hasn't even been named yet, so we'll just call it the LTE 4G smartphone. We got hands-on time with the new phone at Verizon Wireless' CES press conference.

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Hands-On: HTC ThunderBolt

Jan 6, 2011, 7:02 PM   by Rich Brome

We go hands-on with HTC's new LTE phone for Verizon. Find out what we like, what we don't, how it compares to the other LTE phones, and how it compares to phones like the Inspire 4G.

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Hands-On: Huawei Ideos X5

Jan 6, 2011, 6:38 PM   by Eric M. Zeman

Huawei announced a new Android device at the Consumer Electronics Show, and though it didn't say which U.S. carrier would offer it, the Ideos X5 supports AWS bands. Can this slim slab compete with the best Android handsets out there?

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Hands-On: HTC Inspire 4G

Jan 6, 2011, 5:29 PM   by Eric M. Zeman

Phone Scoop spent some time playing with HTC's HD2-inspired Inspire 4G for AT&T's network. HTC knows how to design hardware, though it wouldn't show us the Inspire's software. Read on for more.

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Hands-On: LG Optimus 2X

Jan 6, 2011, 3:36 AM   by Rich Brome

We had some time with the new LG Optimus 2X. It's one of several new phones running Nvidia's Tegra 2 chip with dual-core 1 GHz application processor. It's not clear if it's coming to the US, but we hope so. Read on for our hands-on impressions and what we liked about it.

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Hands-On: Samsung Infuse 4G

Jan 6, 2011, 3:31 AM   by Eric M. Zeman

Samsung had its Infuse 4G Android phone for AT&T on hand, but wasn't willing to let anyone touch it. Even so, Phone Scoop was able to develop a few first impressions.

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Hands-On: Casio G'zOne Android Phone

Jan 6, 2011, 12:44 AM   by Philip Berne

Phone Scoop managed to spot and handle an unannounced rugged Android phone for Verizon at a CES event tonight. Although the phone carries Verizon, Casio, and G'zOne branding, the final marketing name is not known. A phone that seems to match this one was recently approved by the FCC with the internal model number C771. Read on for our hands-on impressions.

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Hands-On: Motorola Atrix 4G

Jan 5, 2011, 9:44 PM   by Philip Berne

We go hands-on with "the world's most powerful smartphone," the Motorola Atrix 4G. The Atrix 4G packs killer hardware specs and Motorola's Motoblur interface on top of Android 2.2. Can it live up to the Moto hype machine?

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Hands-On: Motorola Cliq 2

Jan 5, 2011, 9:34 PM   by Eric M. Zeman

The Cliq 2 follows the path set by the Cliq and the Cliq XT. It's a sideways slider with a 3.7-inch touch screen and a unique hexagonal keyboard design. Here's what we think.

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Hands-On: Motorola Droid Bionic

Jan 5, 2011, 9:26 PM   by Rich Brome

We had some hands-on time with the new Droid Bionic for Verizon. Read on to see what we thought of Motorola's first 4G LTE phone.

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Liveblog: Motorola Press Conference

Jan 5, 2011, 7:17 PM   by Philip Berne

We're live at the Motorola Press Conference. We're expecting Motorola to show off the tablet it's been hinting, but will there be more phone news?

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Liveblog: Samsung Press Conference

Jan 5, 2011, 5:23 PM   by Rich Brome

We're live-blogging the Samsung press conference.

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HTC Freestyle First Look

Jan 5, 2011, 3:59 PM   by Eric M. Zeman   updated Jan 5, 2011, 4:01 PM

We had a few moments to spend with HTC's first Brew MP phone, the Freestyle. The Freestyle takes classic HTC hardware and software design and applies it to a budget-friendly quick messaging device for AT&T. Here are our initial thoughts.

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Liveblog: LG Press Conference

Jan 5, 2011, 11:02 AM   by Rich Brome   updated Jan 5, 2011, 11:27 AM

We're live from the LG press conference this morning in Las Vegas. Read on for a quick glimpse pf the Optimus Black and Optimus 2X.

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