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It’s a battle between titans as the LG Optimus EX faces off with HTC’s Sensation XL in an all-out competition of epic proportions. The massive Sensation XL is a great update of sorts to its younger brother, the HTC Sensation. On the other hand, LG is known for bringing its first dual-core smartphone in the form of the LG Optimus 2X, but this time around we’re happy to know that LG is bringing a new upgrade to its Optimus line with the LG Optimus EX. In this article we’ll take a closer look at whether LG’s new Optimus can stand…

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The things smartphones can do nowadays never cease to amaze. The key to a lot of the functionalities afforded by smartphones is in the apps. There are apps for almost everything under the sun–from list-keeping apps, to note-taking apps, to health-related apps. An interesting app called Stress Check, developed by Azumio, falls under the latter category. Stress Check allows you analyze your stress levels in real time by measuring your pulse rate. The app is a physical and psychological stress monitoring tool for Android. To be able to monitor your stress levels, Stress Check uses your device’s camera and LED…

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We’ve already seen a lot of Android apps that are really cool. These apps are the ones that make our Android devices different from feature phones (also called basic phones). These apps make our Android smartphones powerful. Today, you will know more about a fascinating and powerful app useful for people who love traveling and taking pictures. Pictour is yet another Android app that helps you manage your pictures. This is not like your average picture manager, since this app specializes in travel pictures. The app is very helpful when it comes to managing photos you took from your travels….

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For many of us, music is a huge thing in our lives. It’s why we’ve started carrying our music around in our phones. But, what is music when you can’t enjoy it with your friends? SoundTracking now makes it possible. Through SoundTracking, you can share your favorite tunes with your friends on Twitter, Facebook, and Foursquare. SoundTracking, a simple to use app for iOS and Android, also lets you attach photos and locations to the songs. One of the nifty features of the app is its music recognition capabilities–pretty much like SoundHound or Shazam. Just a few taps on your…

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Whether you’re a high school student who wants to earn straight A’s in school or a college sophomore striving hard to live with the continuous onslaught of exams, then look no further, as there are Android apps that can help you in your woes and worries inside the campus grounds. Here are five of the best Android applications that can help you in your studies. Evernote Definitely a must-have application for the everyday campus trekker, Evernote combines all the best features when it comes to note-taking. Evernote helps students keep track with almost everything–from notes, pictures, and to-do lists, just…

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With all these Android smartphones hitting the market, it was only a matter of time before Windows decided to join in the fray. HTC brings us the HD7, packing the Windows Phone 7.5 Mango operating system and promises us a different experience. Pitted against the Samsung Galaxy S2, how does the HTC HD7 fare?  Read on to find out. Design and Display The Samsung Galaxy S2 is definitely one of the thinnest phones in the market. With a width of 8.5 mm, and dimensions of 125.3 x 66.1 mm, this device weighs only 4.09 ounces. It’s packed with a 4.3-inch…

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More and more people are becoming tablet converts preferring to use a tablet than a laptop. This is mainly due to the functionality and mobility that a tablet brings. It’s not that a tablet is better than a laptop–but if you are on the go, just want to browse the Web, and don’t want the extra bulk, a tablet is definitely the way to go. A lot of tablets have emerged in the market this year and more models are expected to enter the market next year, making it more difficult to choose from the increasing variety. Last November, Samsung…

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This year is truly a year of bringing better, faster, stronger phones to the market. Take the case of the HTC Rezound, for instance. It is one of HTC’s latest releases in the “most powerful” category. There’s another one from Samsung’s camp–a faster and better version of the Galaxy S2, dubbed in South Korea as the Galaxy S2 HD LTE. Though released recently for the South Korean market exclusively, strong rumors about its coming to the United States are circulating in tech circles. When the Galaxy S2 HD LTE does come to America, will it have enough punch to challenge…

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It’s holiday season, and it’s really tough to decide which tablet to buy–an iPad 2 or a Kindle Fire? And, if you are not done shopping for your tablet because you are torn between the iPad 2 and the Kindle Fire, we can help you with your dilemma by comparing the two tablets side by side. Some people out there buy Apple because of the brand and quality, but others prefer the Kindle Fire because of the low price. How do these two tablets differ? And, which one might be a better choice for you? Read on to find out….

The Samsung Galaxy S2 has not only become an iconic smartphone for Samsung but has also helped secure for the company a large piece of the pie in the Android scene. It is a very powerful phone, but it is also somewhat pricey–though it is worth every cent. But, what about those who can’t afford to spend extra bucks to buy a new powerful smartphone? Does Samsung have something for them? Samsung seems to have all segments covered, as it does have one feature-packed smartphone for those who don’t need a Galaxy S2, or can’t afford to buy one. The…