Samsung's Galaxy Note 5 is excellent overall, and the only phone to buy if you want to write by hand. However, you'll pay a huge premium for a modest upgrade from last year's model, and less pricey competitors will satisfy many.
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Startup Nextbit launches its first smartphone as a Kickstarter project. Early commitments will nab the device, named "Robin," for $299.
Mazda takes a step back from the horsepower arms race and builds a pure roadster that's fun to drive.
The search giant and Android maker will introduce two smartphones, one made by LG and the other by Huawei.
Even with its issues, Modern Combat 5: Blackout is still the best first-person shooter on smartphones and tablets.
The ZenFone 5 is able to give other budget handsets such as Xiaomi's Redmi a challenge but in order to get the best from the phone, be sure to get the 2GB version to avoid any performance issues.
At a convenient size for luggage or leaving in a car, the Bolt Power X-5 Mini offers versatility in charging personal electronics and becomes essential in an automotive emergency kit.
The 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata is an excellent driver's car that is best experienced without expensive bells and whistles. Skip the options and just enjoy the ride.
It's waterproof, it has a fingerprint scanner and the screen will melt your eyeballs. But is 4K on a phone a waste of time?
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