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Senior Mobile Editor — Engadget
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Senior mobile editor @Engadget, formerly of @TechCrunch. I've got war in my bones. v@engadget.com

Nextbit reveals Robin, a smartphone that's nestled in the cloud

engadget.com — "Nothing excited me in mobile in the past few years," Tom Moss says, leaning back in an office chair. Far as he's concerned, smartphone makers -- especially those working with Android - have spent way too much time crafting hardware and not nearly enough effort on innovating software.

Samsung's Gear S2 is a classy Tizen watch with a rotating bezel

engadget.com — Remember that time Samsung teased a new smartwatch after unveiling some phones we knew were coming? You should! This was seriously only two weeks ago, guys. Anyway, Samsung is finally talking specifics about the watch -- known as the Gear S2 -- ahead of the murky mobile maelstrom brewing in Berlin right now.

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 review: the best big phone just got better

engadget.com — For a while there, companies like Palm and Microsoft insisted that the mark of a serious smartphone was the ability to write on it with a stylus. The industry seemingly changed its mind with the advent of capacitive touchscreens, and the stylus became something to scoff at, a holdover from antiquated operating systems like Windows Mobile and Palm OS.
Aug 25, 2015

Gotta give kudos to @chrisvelazco for sneaking in a certain aerobics clip into his Galaxy Note 5 video review. engadget.com/2015/08/25/sam…

OnePlus 2 review: a worthy sequel, flaws and all

engadget.com — I don't envy the team at OnePlus. After shipping a smartphone that made us rethink what we could get -- nay, what we deserved -- for $299, it was tasked with building an even better follow-up.

OnePlus 2 review: a worthy sequel, flaws and all

engadget.com — I don't envy the team at OnePlus. After shipping a smartphone that made us rethink what we could get -- nay, what we deserved -- for $299, it was tasked with building an even better follow-up.

Watch out Periscope, Samsung's new phones stream video to YouTube

engadget.com — A new breed of live video apps like Meerkat and Periscope mean just about anyone can become a streaming star overnight, but what about poor little YouTube? Well, it's sure got an ally in Samsung: the new Galaxy Note5 and S6 Edge+ can both broadcast live video to Google's cat video sharing platform, no extra apps required.

Watch out Periscope, Samsung's new phones stream video to YouTube

engadget.com — A new breed of live video apps like Meerkat and Periscope mean just about anyone can become a streaming star overnight, but what about poor little YouTube? Well, it's sure got an ally in Samsung: the new Galaxy Note5 and S6 Edge+ can both broadcast live video to Google's cat video sharing platform, no extra apps required.

Samsung's Galaxy S6 Edge+ is a super-sized sequel that plays it safe

engadget.com — It's been less than six months since Samsung pulled back the curtain on the eye-catching Galaxy S6 Edge, and now it's getting a very familiar-looking sibling. Say hello to the Galaxy S6 Edge+, a super-sized sequel that powers up the original formula with a larger screen, more RAM to help its multitasking prowess and...

Meet the Galaxy Note 5: Samsung's most elegant phablet yet

engadget.com — In case the news hasn't already been spoiled for you, Samsung just officially revealed two new phablets, and the updated Galaxy Note 5 is easily the more fascinating of the pair. It's the sleekest, most powerful Note yet (obviously), but -- more importantly -- it's also the most elegant.

Samsung's Galaxy S6 Edge+ is a super-sized sequel that plays it safe

engadget.com — It's been less than six months since Samsung pulled back the curtain on the eye-catching Galaxy S6 Edge, and now it's getting a very familiar-looking sibling. Say hello to the Galaxy S6 Edge+, a super-sized sequel that powers up the original formula with a larger screen, more RAM to help its multitasking prowess and...
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Aug 30, 2015

Strangely proud to be this one guy's 5,000th illegal Uber passenger in Montreal.

Aug 27, 2015

@dRdt0 I just can't see most people putting it back in the wrong way, but after having tried it and freaking out, I can't just ignore it

Aug 25, 2015

@alexbdavies my love for (most of) Murakami's stuff can't be silenced


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