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10 Takes on the Blackberry Storm

10 Takes on the Blackberry Storm

While most smartphone manufacturers have released at least one fancy touchscreen model, RIM has pretty much stuck with their Blackberry’s standard businessman-pleasing form, a squat candybar design with QWERTY and a tiny screen. That was, until they announced the

Round Up: Nine iPhone 3G Battery Life Test Results

Round Up: Nine iPhone 3G Battery Life Test Results

The black art of launch day review had some version of “we’ll get back to you”–as well they should. Now, after a weekend of testing, some hard data on battery numbers are starting to trickle in. But the iPhone is such a complex device that your results will likely vary…

5 Takes on the Canon EOS 450D

5 Takes on the Canon EOS 450D

The Canon EOS 400D was highly regarded by prosumer camera enthusiasts. And now that Canon has released the 450D (also known as Rebel XSi), the jump from 10.1 to 12 megapixels, the addition of image stabilisation to its stock lens and new, optional Live View (where you see the camera’s…