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Microsoft released the first technical preview of Windows 10 for phones last week for members of the Windows Insiders program. While the beta isn't available to all Windows Phone models, we were able to install it on a Lumia 635 and here's a look at what's new and some of what you can expect. Read More
Three years ago, California-based startup Tactus Technology unveiled a pretty nifty prototype – it was a touchscreen which featured clear round buttons that could rise up over top of the characters on a mobile device's virtual keyboard, giving users the tactile sensation of using a physical keyboard. When not needed, however, those buttons flattened down and the screen became entirely smooth again. Now, that prototype has become a product known as Phorm, designed for use with all versions of the iPad mini. Read More
Hoping to bring back a bit of the personal touch to today's cold, impersonal digital communications, New Jersey-based startup Tactonics thinks the world might just get hooked on Tact messaging. With about the same effort it takes to send an emotionless, poorly spelled text message, you could send your loved ones a more heartfelt, meaningful "sensory message" that is intended to let them get in touch with your feelings. Read More
Microsoft did some public experimenting with the Surface lineup (and got off to quite the shaky start), but the company finally struck gold with the Surface Pro 3. Maybe you're hanging onto an older Surface, and wondering if the Pro 3 is worth the upgrade? Join Gizmag, as we compare the features and specs of the first five Surfaces. Read More
Samsung's Galaxy Note series has been around for four generations now. Maybe you're hanging onto an older model, and wondering if the Note 4 is worth the upgrade? Or perhaps you just want to see how much the quintessential phablet has evolved through the years? Read on, as Gizmag compares the Galaxy Notes I, II, 3 and 4. Read More

It looks like we now know the date for Samsung's next flagship reveal. The company today sent out invites for its "Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2015" media event at Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona, where the company is expected to reveal the Galaxy S6. Read More

This latest batch of iPhones marks the first time Apple released two flagships at once (the year before, the iPhone 5s was clearly superior to the 5c). How do you choose between the 4.7-in iPhone 6 and 5.5-in iPhone 6 Plus? Join Gizmag, as we take a hands-on look at the two best iPhones. Read More
Normally we compare smartphones to help you make the best buying decision. But this time we're going to line up the original 2007 iPhone with Apple's latest handsets, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus – because, hey, isn't it fun to see how far we've come? Read More
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