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Sony Xperia Z2

Sure, it costs a bundle, but the Sony Xperia Z2 is everything you should expect from a top-end phone. Its impressive performance rivals the Samsung Galaxy S5 for smartphone top dog, but the Z2's slick glass and metal design trumps the S5's plastic body. If you're looking for both style and substance from a phone, you've come to the right place.

April 14, 2014

4.5 stars Editors' rating April 14, 2014
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Why I'm done buying cheap Lightning cables

A high failure rate forces me to re-examine the "value" of cheapie cables, at least for iPhones.

By September 10, 2014

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Kazam Thunder 2 brings lightning-fast 4G LTE

British mobile maker Kazam fashions sequels to its first phones, adding 4G to its top-end Thunder 2.

By February 20, 2014

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Fund this: Worm iPhone case packs Lightning USB cable

No more worrying about how you're going to sync or charge your phone. This clever case has the cable built right in.

By January 21, 2014

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Scientists accidentally record ball lightning in nature for first time

Chinese researchers have done the seemingly impossible: observed and recorded an instance of ball lightning completely by accident. And it bodes well for a decade-old theory about the nature of the conundrum.

By January 17, 2014

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Hands-on with the Nomad ChargeKey Lightning cable

This keychain-friendly cable goes where you go for convenient charging and syncing of your iDevice. A Micro-USB version is in the works as well.

By January 3, 2014

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Crave Ep. 140: Lightning strikes, and charges, a phone

On this week's episode, jellyfish shut down a nuclear power plant in Sweden, while Google's Project Loon rides the wind and Nokia tries charging smartphones with lightning.

By October 4, 2013

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Lightning strikes, and charges, a phone, Ep. 140

Jellyfish shut down a nuclear power plant in Sweden, Google's Project Loon rides the wind, and Nokia tries charging smartphones with lightning.

By October 4, 2013

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Scientists charge mobile phone with lightning

Scientists at the UK's University of Southampton have harnessed the power of artificial lightning bolts to charge a Nokia Lumia 925. Nokia Lumia 925, we hereby dub thee "Adam."

By October 2, 2013

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Get a 480GB SSD for $169.99

That's your post-rebate price, but it's also one of the best deals to date on a massive solid-state drive.

By September 22, 2014