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GSMArena smartphone buyer's guide: February 2015

GSMArena smartphone buyer's guide: February 2015

GSMArena team, 09 February 2015

Each year there's slump in sales of mobile devices in the January/February. That's because all the holiday gifts have been bought and the MWC – and all next-generation phones it brings – is just around the corner. This doesn’t mean it's a bad time to buy...

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Virtual personal assistant shootout: Talk the talk

Virtual personal assistant shootout: Talk the talk

GSMArena team, 12 February 2013

What can I help you with? Hope your day is going well. It’s a start. But it’ll take time for the likes of Siri and Google Now to live up to the Intelligent Personal Assistant title. Surprisingly, intelligent isn’t too far off for software that’s context and location aware, does speech recognition...


GSMArena feature labs: The tests

GSMArena feature labs: The tests

GSMArena team, 26 April 2012

The GSMArena Labs are tests designed to give an objective account of how a device performs in real-world scenarios. In short, it's about what you can expect from a gadget you're planning to buy. Our tests are constantly being developed...

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Mobile phone usage report 2011: The things you do

Mobile phone usage report 2011: The things you do

GSMArena team, 02 May 2011

A few weeks back we asked some questions to find out how you, our readers, are using your phone. Now we are back with the answers and they have some pretty interesting stories to tell. Did you ever wonder what kind of phone usage is normal? We seem to have a pretty good idea...

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Zune software review: Syncing in Zune

Zune software review: Syncing in Zune

GSMArena team, 22 November 2010

We don’t often review software, but it was almost unavoidable in this case – the Zune desktop software is an inseparable part of the Windows Phone 7 experience. Since we already have a couple of WP7 phone reviews under our belt...


Mobile phones evolution: Features in focus

Mobile phones evolution: Features in focus

GSMArena team, 09 August 2010

It's the third - and last - of our series of articles charting the evolution of mobile phones. After checking on the way form factors have changed over time and remembering all those devices that the cell phones killed, it's now time to focus on the features...

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Mobile phones go scalp hunting: The Red List

Mobile phones go scalp hunting: The Red List

GSMArena team, 26 July 2010

Last week we walked with dinosaurs. We followed phones in their search of the perfect size and shape. We’ll now take another step away from our usual routine and look back at the gadgets that lost or are about to lose in the survival of the fittest. Mobile phones are no longer a commodity – but a necessity...

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Mobile phone evolution: Story of shapes and sizes

Mobile phone evolution: Story of shapes and sizes

GSMArena team, 15 July 2010

This week we step away from our usual line of work to do some time travel. We’re looking back at the ten years that we’ve been following the mobile phone industry. It doesn’t start nor end with us, but we just couldn’t resist the temptation...

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Sony Ericsson Media Go review: First look

Sony Ericsson Media Go review: First look

GSMArena team, 17 March 2009

You usually don’t really see desktop software reviews on our front page, but last week you could have said that for Blackberry reviews as well. Well, it’s time for another first. Today’s article is about Sony...