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Subtly improved and smartly refined, the Samsung Galaxy S5 is a superior superphone that hits every mark but the sharpest design.
Elegant style, raw power, and sophisticated features make the HTC One M8 an excellent smartphone choice for anyone but the most exacting photographer.
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.
The new, larger iPhones have already set an Apple sales record for preorders. While the phones won't be available in stores until Friday, a couple of CNET editors have already tested the devices. Is bigger really better? CNET.com's Sumi Das on what differentiates the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.
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Although the Motorola Moto G with 4G LTE is a bit pricier than its 3G-only sibling, it still has one of the best displays in the budget arena, its processor makes operation enjoyably smooth and its rounded, compact body is both comfortable and attractive. If you're after an affordable all-round entrance into the high speeds of 4G, you've come to the right place.
Oyster is perfect for trying out books you might never purchase, but you'll still need to buy new releases and other popular titles elsewhere.
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