CNET contributor Danny Sullivan's dream of a laptop that could turn into a tablet was spoiled by a glaring flaw: an inconsistent on-screen keyboard.
Filters and labels helped move me from Yahoo Mail to Gmail; search and keyboard controls made me happy. Too bad about the rocky transition.
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Price-conscious users will dig the LG Expression 2's competitively low price, but AT&T has other feature phone alternatives that are worth the extra dough.
The Bing News, Maps, Finance, Travel, and Sports apps for Windows 8 and RT have all received their own share of handy updates.
Nokia's ridiculously affordable -- and simple -- 105 is blessed with long battery life, just don't expect more than the absolute basics.
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Consider Aio's ZTE Altair if you need an inexpensive QWERTY phone, but if you want a typical smartphone experience, shop around.
The Vybe is a competitively priced device that'll please messaging enthusiasts and smartphone neophytes who don't want high-end features.
Verizon Wireless announces the upcoming availability of the Samsung Reality, a slider QWERTY phone designed for social networking fans.
Even at a show like CES there's always room for basic phones. T-Mobile's Samsung T119 is definitely one such device.