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The Patriot WildFire offers significant performance gain on any computer at a premium cost.
Despite its small stature, the HTC Wildfire S is well-crafted and easy on the eye. Unfortunately, a slow data network holds it back.
CNET editor Dong Ngo's review of Patriot's WildFire solid-state drive.
If you like good things in small packages, the petite and well-built HTC Wildfire S is an Android 2.3 Gingerbread smartphone with your name on it.
Its small size won't please everyone, but the HTC Wildfire S is a decent, entry-level Android smartphone for a very affordable price.
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