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Switching off the lights


A long time ago, in a little South Indian town called Udupi, a guy started a little blog called ZOMGitsCJ. It’s kind-of crazy that one little blog about Mobile Phone Photography and Travel, turned into a blog about mobile phones, which turned into UnleashThePhones, a blog (which I’d like to optimistically call ‘popular-ish’) that reviews


Blog news, Editorials, Featured

Editorial: Saying Goodbye


Once upon a time, I was a virtually unknown teenager who figured he wanted to write about mobile phones on the Internet. I remember reading phone review after phone review late into the night on such sites as All About Symbian,, GSMArena, and, and I thought how cool it would be if I


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