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In July of 2004, Motorola debuted the Razr V3, one of the most iconic mobile phones of all time. Exactly 10 years later, I shed my iPhone for a month to experience the world where apps don't exist and T9 reigns king. Maybe I did it for the nostalgia. Maybe I did it because I hate myself just a little bit. Either way, one thing is certain: Using 2004's hottest phone in 2014 is hell.

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The way Motorola has been carrying on since it was bought by Google, you'd think it was God's gift to the smartphone industry. It's promising the "best of Google" despite the fact that it's not offering a Nexus-branded handset any time soon. This is what happens, then, when a manufacturer sets out to go it alone on making a Nexus phone.

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Even though we had crappier phones with crappier cameras, most of us still loved to document our not-so-crappy lives on our phones. New York artist Kyle M. F. Williams bought 44 Razr phones on eBay and found that "half of them still had texts, sexts, pics and vids". He put them all together in a book.

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Public transit riders used to have to just settle for the route that Google Maps dictated — no discussion, no sharing of feelings, nothing. But, the newest iteration of Maps will tailor the route to your preferences while looking gorgeous on Ice Cream Sandwich.