Review: Alcatel OneTouch Idol X

- March 31st, 2014

Before trying out the Idol X, I had never used an Alcatel OneTouch phone before.  In fact, I knew very little about the phones and TCL, the company that makes them.  So I wasn’t sure what to expect from a phone of a less recognizable brand than say, a Samsung, LG or HTC product.

But the Idol X makes quite an impression.

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Google Moto X is sleek, powerful

- September 6th, 2013
Google Moto X

Google Moto X. (Supplied)

Motorola Mobility has been relatively quiet since Google finalized its purchase of the cellular company last year. But now, with the release of Google Moto X, it’s clear what the infusion of cash and talent from the Internet search giant has done for the formerly struggling company.
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HTC offers the One true phone

- April 19th, 2013
HTC One

HTC One. (Supplied)

HTC needs a more creative marketing department. I understand the company wants to make it sound like its new phone, the HTC One, is the only you’ll ever need. But that philosophy doesn’t really work when it has already released a One X, a One S, the One X+ and so on. And, ultimately, in another year or so HTC will have another phone, it will want you to buy. It makes you wonder if the company can come up with different names.

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HTC goes One step further with its smartphone line

- December 29th, 2012
HTC One X+

HTC One X+. (Supplied)

I have played around with a couple of the HTC One phones, so I was quite eager to test out the HTC One X+, which is the most powerful phone in the line.

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LG Optimus G a powerful phone

- November 19th, 2012
LG Optimus G

LG Optimus G. (Supplied)

A couple of months ago, I was given a sneak peek of the LG Optimus G, the first quad-core LTE cellphone available in Canada. And I was quite impressed. Now that I have had a chance to play around with one, my opinion is largely unchanged. It is easily one of the most powerful smartphones available on the market today.
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