Stories by Florence Ion

  • Samsung Galaxy Mega: 'It doesn't fit in my pants'

    With a 6.3-inch screen, Samsung's ginormous Galaxy Mega smartphone verges on the absurd. And it's further evidence that Samsung won't rest until it has a mobile device of every conceivable size and shape, the accepted conventions of smartphone ergonomics be damned.

  • The Nokia Lumia 925 is just another Lumia in a sea of Lumias

    The Nokia Lumia 925 is essentially a refresh of last year's handset, the Lumia 920, but with a bit of added panache, like a thinner body to fit your hand better and a suite of extra software features. It's a capable phone, but Nokia forgot to include a marquee feature that would help it stand out from the crowd.

  • Google announces a quad-core, 1080p Nexus 7

    A sharper display, wireless charging, quad-core processor, and rear-facing camera: Google's 2013 edition of the Nexus 7 proves you can get plenty of bang for your buck, even though its latest entry in the budget tablet market now exceeds that magical $US199 price point.