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How do YOU Define Smartphone Brackets (Mid-range, etc)? Price, or Specs?

The open nature of Android has led to many things. While the fragmentation experienced in the ecosystem can be frustrating due to slow updates, developers also have similar headaches to developing an Android app and having to work across different software versions and hardware configurations. The differentiation has also become notable due to thousands of manufacturers, as devices...

What Phone Gives the Best Bang-Per-Buck?

Now that the new Nexus phones are available for pre-order and that we know their prices, we can appropriately discuss which smartphone offers the most for the least amount of money. Considering that affordable phones are on the rise and flagships are on the decline, it's not hard to find good bang-per-buck releases anymore. Which...

China & Catching up: The Price of a UX

2014 can be remembered as the year when OnePlus stormed into the smartphone market and kept the nerd and enthusiast groups abuzz for months over one single smartphone, the OnePlus One. 2014 can also be remembered for the rise of Xiaomi, as it spread its reach beyond the Chinese nation towards other markets, and wrangled...