10 Takes on the Blackberry Storm

While most smartphone manufacturers have released at least one fancy touchscreen model, RIM has pretty much stuck with their Blackberry's standard businessman-pleasing form, a squat candybar design with QWERTY and a tiny screen. That was, until they announced the BlackBerry Storm » 11/20/08 12:20pm 11/20/08 12:20pm, the first full touchscreen Blackberry …

Round Up: Nine iPhone 3G Battery Life Test Results

Click to viewThe black art of battery life testing takes time-that's why every launch day review had some version of "we'll get back to you"-as well they should. Now, after a weekend of testing, some hard data on battery numbers are starting to trickle in. But the iPhone is such a complex device that your results will… » 7/15/08 4:42pm 7/15/08 4:42pm

6 Takes On The Samsung Instinct (aka iPhone Hunter)

Sprint is spending a lot of money in attempts to slay the iPhone and give AT&T a run for their money. And while we may all snicker over how closely their new posterboy the Samsung Instinct resembles the iPhone, that's not necessarily a bad thing. Sprint has worked closely with Samsung to put a sleek iPhonesque UI over a … » 6/12/08 1:30pm 6/12/08 1:30pm

6 Takes On The Netflix Player

While our own Brian Lam already published Gizmodo's review of the new Netflix Player by Roku—a $100 streaming media box allowing unlimited downloads of 10,000 movies with a Netflix subscription—apparently there are other news outlets in existence who had opinions of their own. (I know, totally tacky on their part,… » 5/20/08 1:40pm 5/20/08 1:40pm

5 Takes on the Canon Rebel XSi

The Canon Rebel XTi was highly regarded by prosumer camera enthusiasts. And now that Canon has released the XSi (also known as EOS 450D), the jump from 10.1 to 12 megapixels, the addition of image stabilization to its stock lens and new, optional Live View (where you see the camera's preview image on the LCD) should… » 4/16/08 11:00am 4/16/08 11:00am

First 6 Takes on Zune 80 (Verdict: Better Than iPod Classic?)

The $249 Zune 80 is Microsoft's latest attempt to kick the iPod in the nuts, praying to crack Jobs' titanium-diamond alloy cup through Wi-Fi features and a touch of divine intervention. CNET, Wired, Dean Takahashi, PCWorld and YahooTech struck first with reviews on the new device. Their verdicts? The cup has not yet… » 11/12/07 9:42am 11/12/07 9:42am

10 Takes on OSX Leopard

We know, we've given you lots of coverage on Apple's new Leopard. And we've even given you a convenient matrix outlining what the NYTimes, WSJ and USA Today have had to say about the new OS. But for the final step, we need a real consensus—not just one or two voices, but a roomful of reviewers shouting at the top of… » 10/30/07 11:30am 10/30/07 11:30am

7 Takes On Palm Centro

Released just yesterday, the Palm Centro has our eyes for a few reasons. First, their Treo smartphones have some of the highest ratings in smartphone history on review sites like CNET. So when Palm essentially shrinks their famous Treo and drops the price to $99 with contract, we have to take a closer look. » 10/15/07 11:30am 10/15/07 11:30am

Frankenreview - Gateway XHD3000

Last week Wilson Rothman took a look at the new Gateway XHD3000 monitor. You may know it better as the 30-inch, 1600p beast display that has scared the collective crap out of Dell, Apple, and every other competitor on the market. For the full consensus, hit the jump for the Frankenreview: every review that matters in… » 10/10/07 11:00am 10/10/07 11:00am

9 Takes on the iMac Aluminum

Apple's new iMac has a sweet 70's future style that will have many reassessing the line. But it's about more than looks—just ask any significant others of the Gizmodo staff. And while Brian Lam already published a fantastic rundown on the new machine, what we need here is a consensus for iMac users: to buy or not to… » 8/17/07 11:30am 8/17/07 11:30am