Android, Editorials, Featured, LG

Editorial: Revisiting the Nexus 4 in 2015


Nexus phones have not been officially sold in Singapore since the Samsung-made Galaxy Nexus, which makes them somewhat of a rare breed. When I had the opportunity to pick up a mint-condition Nexus 4 for just S$150, I naturally jumped at it and found myself with the very first LG handset I’ve actually owned. The


Editorials, Featured, Windows Phone

Editorial: I love Windows Phone


There is, without a doubt, a significant amount of negativity surrounding Windows Phone as we head into the end of 2014 and beyond. Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia’s devices division has arguably made the hardware situation worse in the short term, as ardent Windows Phone fans realize that there really hasn’t been a new flagship Windows


Android, Editorials, Featured, Samsung

Editorial: When Hell Freezes Over

When I revealed that I had made the switch to a Samsung Galaxy S4, the reactions from my colleagues here on UnleashThePhones were primarily of shock and disbelief. After all, I have always taken a tough stance with Samsung regarding the quality and design of their products and their lack of taste and restraint. How


Android, Editorials, Featured, Nokia

Editorial: The Cost of Wanting to be Different

Today, we saw Nokia do what all of us thought was absolutely impossible and launch an Android-based smartphone called the Nokia X. It is an ultra low-end smartphone aimed at emerging markets and people looking to ditch their feature phones on a budget. If you actually believed the company’s statements from the last 2 to


Editorials, Reviews

I bought a Surface – The (Ir?)relevance of Windows RT in 2014

I know, I know, it’s been almost 18 months since the Surface RT was launched. It’s been 6 months since its successors were launched as well. What could I possibly say that hasn’t been said before? Well, nothing. Actually. But this editorial isn’t about telling you whether to buy a new Surface RT or not, this is the story