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Armando is an Android nerd, covering both apps and phones, and a former programmer. He is also a world-class heckler on Twitter.

T-Mobile wants to give you a (sort of) free iPad Air

T-Mobile might provide the most affordable way yet for you to get your hands on one of Apple's new iPads.

Specs showdown: iPad mini vs. Nexus 7 vs. Kindle Fire HDX

Apple's little tablet costs a lot more, but its thriving ecosystem makes it hard to beat.

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Six iPhones tested, and they can't agree on magnetic north

Readings that vary by 20-plus degrees make the iPhone less useful than a $15 compass.

Pocket update adds background sync, makes articles easier to read

The latest update to the Pocket app brings several much awaited improvements.

Microsoft tries (and fails) to make fun of the new iPhones

Microsoft's new attack ad lacks imagination and innovation. Sound familiar?

Here's how the iPhone 5s stacks up to the competition

Apple's new iPhone 5s is more of a shuffle than a leap in innovation.

Siri-ously?! Siri makes fun of Google Glass

Apple's wise cracking digital assistant has a few choice words about Google Glass.

Take your best shot: Four hot camera phones compared

The Nokia Lumia 1020 and Moto X square off against the iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S4 to see who takes home the smartphone camera crown.

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Review: Magic 2014 for the iPad is like poker for nerds

With a new Sealed Play mode and hundreds of new cards, Magic 2014 is the best way to experience Magic: The Gathering without breaking the bank of real cards.

Review: Cal is a slick calendar app that belongs on your iPhone

Cal's simple design makes it a powerful tool for planning out your day.

T-Mobile schools AT&T, Verizon on better phone upgrades with only a smattering of profanity

At a press event Wednesday, T-Mobile announced a new program that lets people upgrade their phones twice a year as well as further expansion of its LTE network.

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Review: Intense alien warfare goes mobile with XCOM: Enemy Unknown for iOS

Firaxis Games' latest iOS title proves that console-quality gaming is possible on mobile devices.

Mobile games mostly MIA at E3

E3 is not the place for mobile fans looking to learn more about the next big smartphone game.

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Hands on: New Google Maps make maps interesting again

Google Maps gets a facelift and learns a few tricks. Meanwhile, Bing Maps continues to gather dust in the corner.

Beer and satellites: Our favorite Demo Mobile 2013 products

This year's Demo Mobile featured an impressive array of products and services. Here are our favorites.

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