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The Teen Review: Samsung Galaxy Note II

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The Galaxy Note II has been one of the most anticipated phones of the year. It brings all the best of the hit Galaxy S III with an even larger screen and a pen allowing for all kinds of new possibilities.  For the last few of weeks we’ve put the Galaxy Note II through its paces and well, lets just say it lives up to all that hype, and if you’re looking for a new phone to buy with those holiday gift cards this looks to be an excellent choice.

Read on for our full teen review of the Note II.

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The Teen Review: HTC Status

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When we first saw the HTC Status for ourselves a couple of weeks ago we were very impressed. It’s fast, sleek, and has an excellent keyboard. But there’s a reason we called that a First Look and not a full-blown review, as those were just our first thoughts after spending a few minutes with AT&T and HTC’s new Facebook and teen focused phone.

For the last couple of weeks we’ve put the Status under some much more intense testing. So, how does it hold up and if you’re on AT&T should it be your next phone? For those answers and more read on for our full Teen Review of the HTC Status.

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The Teen Review: Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

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As we begin the dreaded time of back-to-school shopping season there is sure to be a lot of interest in tablets. As we wrote last year, we find tablets to be great for use in school, and over the last few weeks we’ve been testing one of the more recently released tablets that if you’re looking for tablet you should definitely consider: Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1. We have to say, out of all the Android tablets we’ve seen recently this is one that gives the iPad 2 a real strong run for your money.

What are you waiting for? Read on for our full Teen Review of the Galaxy Tab 10.1.

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The Teen Review: Sony Ericsson Xperia Play

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There have been a lot of great phones already this year but the release of the Xperia Play, aka PlayStation Phone, was probably one of the most anticipated. Finally, the mix of a PSP and a phone was here. We finally got to spend some real quality time with Sony Ericsson and Verizon’s long awaited Android/PSP mashup, and well, was it worth the wait?

We’ve got all the info you’re gonna want to know and more, so read on for our full Teen Review of the Xperia Play.

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The Teen Review: Samsung Sidekick 4G

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If you’ve watched any of the NBA playoffs (or any TV in general) recently, you’ve probably seen an ad or six for one of T-Mobile’s hottest new phones, the Sidekick 4G. The Sidekick 4G is the latest and greatest in the Sidekick line, and the first to pack new features like Android, a 3.5 inch touchscreen, 4G and a 1 GHZ processor– all while still keeping that flip-out full QWERTY keyboard Sidekick users know and love.

While this all sounds great, you probably wondering how does this latest Sidekick 4G hold up in real life? Well, we’ve taken it for a spin the past few weeks and we’ve got everything you need to know after the break in our full teen review. Read the rest of this entry

The Teen Review: Samsung Infuse 4G

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The Infuse 4G has been one of the most anticipated phones AT&T has launched so far this year. And with its massive 4.5 inch Super AMOLED Plus screen, fast 1.2 GHZ Hummingbird processor, and incredibly thin design it’s not hard to see why. We’ve been putting this 4G beast through the paces the last couple of weeks and to put it simply, we think its one of AT&T’s top phones out there right now.

So what are you waiting for? Read on for our full teen review of the Samsung Infuse 4G!

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The Teen Review: HTC ThunderBolt

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Verizon’s first few months of 2011 have been very impressive– the iPhone, expansion of the 4G LTE network and the launch of  their first two 4G LTE phones– the HTC ThunderBolt and Samsung Droid Charge. For the past couple of weeks we had to a chance to test out Verizon’s first 4G phone, the ThunderBolt, with its killer 4.3 inch screen, 8 megapixel back camera with 1.3 megapixel front for video chat, fast 1 GHZ processor and of course, that blazing fast 4G LTE (spoiler: it’s ridiculously fast). To say this phone is loaded would be a dramatic understatement. But how do these impressive specs hold up in real life, and more importantly, if your on Verizon is it worth being your next phone?

For all that and more read on for our full teen review!

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The Teen Review: AT&T HTC Inspire 4G

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The first two months of 2011 have been pretty big ones for AT&T– first in January they announced their first three 4G phones at CES and then releasing the first two of them last month—the HTC Inspire 4G and the Motorola Atrix 4G. For the last two weeks we’ve been testing the first of AT&T’s 4G phones, the HTC Inspire 4G, and we gotta say for the carriers first 4G phone its pretty impressive.

What are you waiting for? Read on for our full teen review.

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The Teen Review: T-Mobile G2 by HTC

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If you haven’t noticed recently, there’s a little battle going on between the big 4 US wireless carriers– AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint– and that is the race to 4G. All four carriers have begun launching their own respective 4G networks and are deploying them across the US as we speak. Now obviously if you’re looking for a new phone today and are planning to buy it at its cheaper (also known as subsidized) price, the one you get with a 2 year contract, you’re gonna wanna get one that takes full advantage of these 4G networks.

For the past couple of weeks we’ve had a chance to take a look at the T-Mobile G2 by HTC, T-Mobile’s first 4G phone. So, what do we think? Read on for our full teen review!

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The Teen Review: Microsoft Kinect for Xbox 360

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It’s been two weeks since Microsoft made their biggest video game move since the launch of the Xbox 360 5 years ago, launching the truly revolutionary Kinect add-on for the Xbox 360. For those who don’t remember, Kinect is Microsoft’s first attempt at motion gaming, using a bar with three cameras/sensors to track your movements with no need to hold anything in your hands (unlike the Nintendo Wii and PlayStation Move).

So, does Kinect live up to the hype? And more importantly, is this good enough to add to your holiday wish list? We’ve got all those answers and more in our teen review after the break.

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