Brandon Miniman


HTC One Review

This is our full review of the HTC One, complete with comparisons, benchmarks, camera samples and more

By Brandon Miniman March 25, 2013, 10:26 am

iPhone 5 Durability Report (Video)

It's been over four months since we've reviewed the iPhone 5. Since then, I've been using it on and off, but mostly on. I haven't kept in a case (where's the fun in that?), but I've treated it relatively well by keeping it away from keys and other…

By Brandon Miniman February 7, 2013, 10:35 am

Nexus 4 Review

Read our full review of the Google Nexus 4 by LG where we cover performance, battery life, photo quality, and more

By Brandon Miniman November 27, 2012, 12:48 pm

iPad Mini Review

Read our full review of the iPad Mini where we compare it with other tablets like the Nexus 7, provide a gallery of photo samples, and talk about performance

By Brandon Miniman November 8, 2012, 10:55 am

Hidden Feature: iOS 6 Adds Finger-Rejection to iOS Devices – Update

If you recently updated your iPad 3 to iOS 6.0.1, there's a new feature that Apple hasn't advertised: it includes the same finger-rejection software that is found on the iPad mini. This allows you to hold the device while resting a thumb on the…

By Brandon Miniman November 2, 2012, 2:09 pm

Microsoft Surface RT Review

Read our full review of the Surface RT and see if this Windows 8 RT-powered tablet can compete with the best of Android and the iPad

By Brandon Miniman November 2, 2012, 8:53 am

Windows 8 RT Explained (Video)

If you are confused about Windows 8 RT vs Windows 8 Pro, this video will help you understand the differences

By Brandon Miniman October 31, 2012, 12:25 pm

T-Mobile Galaxy Note II Review

Read our full review of the T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note II, complete with benchmarks, tips and tricks, network speed tests and more

By Brandon Miniman October 24, 2012, 9:00 am

iPhone 5 Review

Read our full review of the iPhone 5, complete with camera test shots, specifications, and a software tour

By Brandon Miniman September 25, 2012, 3:47 pm

Your Pick: White or Black iPhone 5? (Poll)

As has been the case since the second-generation iPhone came was released, you have a choice of either black or white if you plan on getting the new iPhone 5. In this case, the color you pick will be used for the front panel, as well as on the top…

By Brandon Miniman September 12, 2012, 6:41 pm

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Pocketnow

This might be your first time on Pocketnow, or you might be among our regular readers, having kept an eye on the site for many years. Either way, there's a lot that goes on behind the scenes that makes this all possible: to generate 25 pieces of…

By Brandon Miniman July 17, 2012, 2:33 pm

The Nexus 7 Tablet Has No Rear Camera. Good.

Finally, a company was bold enough to do it: kill the rear-facing camera on tablets, as the Nexus 7 only has a front-facing camera. The vast majority of tablet users don't use their rear-facing camera. Why? Because not only do tablets take horrible…

By Brandon Miniman June 27, 2012, 1:58 pm

Samsung Galaxy S III Review

The Galaxy S III is one of the most highly anticipated phones ever. Samsung has had it right for several years now: they've created a recognizable, flagship brand that is so popular and sought-after that all major carriers in the world endeavor to…

By Brandon Miniman June 8, 2012, 2:51 pm

Remember How Thick Phones Used to Be?

I've got Verizon Palm Treo 700w sitting in front of me. Usually it'd be in a box in the corner of the office, but it made a star appearance in our recent Pocketnow 5.0 teaser video. The phone is remarkably, crazy thick at 23mm, or, in other words,…

By Brandon Miniman May 16, 2012, 12:38 pm

HTC One V Review

Choice is good, and HTC is offering three of them for those wanting to take home one of their new One series of devices. HTC's One line represents a refreshed focus on the software experience and build quality. Essentially, HTC wants to reclaim the…

By Brandon Miniman April 12, 2012, 4:06 pm


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