Stewart Wolpin

Stewart Wolpin

Former Digital Trends Contributor

The best of Toy Fair 2011

From swimming balloon sharks to iPhone telescopes and Segway-style unicycles, we round up the best high-tech gadgets of Toy Fair 2011.

Cool Tech

Kyocera Echo hands-on preview

While we haven't had the chance to review the new Sprint Echo by Kyocera in-depth, we did get a chance to play with it at length, and it turns out that two screens aren't that bad after all.


Google Nexus S Review

Review: Google’s Nexus S for T-Mobile creeps forward with a handful of innovative features like near-field communications, but pares out some vital organs like a microSD slot to…

  • Pros: Large 4-inch WVGA (480 x 800) Super AMOLED screen , Faster…
  • Cons: Screen has greenish tint , Poor camera, VGA camcorder , No…

The best Samsung Galaxy Tab apps

Deck out your new tablet with the best Samsung Galaxy Tablet apps, from large-format newspapers to addictive games and smart utilities.

Android Army

How to find Android tablet apps

Manufacturers and Google alike keep referring to tablet-optimized Android apps, but what exactly does that mean, and how do you find them for tablets like the Samsung Galaxy Tab?

Android Army

Samsung Galaxy Tab Review

Review: Samsung's Android-powered Galaxy Tab comes on all four major U.S. networks and offers a 7-inch screen, 13-hour battery life and built-in camera.

  • Pros: Fits in an inside jacket pocket , 7-inch screen has perfect…
  • Cons: Poor 3.2 MP camera with no zoom, HD video recording , Little…

HTC Surround Review

HTC's Surround features the Windows Phone 7 operating system and is built to entertain with a slide-out speaker and fold-out kickstand.

  • Pros: Windows Phone 7 OS , 16GB built-in memory , Long battery…
  • Cons: Poor photo and video quality , No expandable memory slot…

Hands-on first impressions of the Nook Color

Is it a tablet or a reader? Can an LCD really compete with E-Ink? Find out with our hands-on first impressions of Barnes & Noble’s new Nook Color.


Barnes & Noble challenges Apple, Amazon with Android-powered Nook Color

Barnes & Noble’s Nook Color adds the full spectrum of color to print, giving it a leg up on Amazon’s Kindle and putting it eye-to-eye with the iPad as an e-reader.

Android Army

How to crush the iPad in 12 not-so-easy steps

HP, RIM and Samsung take note: You’re doing it wrong. Here’s what potential challengers will really have to do to get traction against the iPad.


Hands on first impressions of Windows Phone 7

We go hands on with the first Windows Phone 7 devices to see whether Microsoft can really run with Apple and Google in the smartphone arms race.


Windows Phone 7 debuts to heavyweight backing, high hurdles

Talk about having your work cut out for you. Microsoft’s new Windows Phone 7 operating system will need to draw upon the strength of partners like Samsung, LG and Dell, not to mention a lush $400 promotional budget, to compete with the likes of Apple and…


Archos 32 Review

The middle child in Archos' Internet tablet lineup, the 32, promises a bargain price with great capabilities, but comes up severely lacking on sound quality. Read on for a full…

  • Pros: None
  • Cons: Voices in music and video sound faint or missing , Fuzzy…

Flip UltraHD (Third Generation) Review

We review the third-generation Flip UltraHD, which is the most flexible model yet in Flip's lineup, but how does it hold up when compared to competitors?

  • Pros: Gyro-based anti-jitter , 60 fps smoothes out footage…
  • Cons: Less natural color, less contrast than previous generation…

Samsung Fascinate Review

We review the Fascinate for Verizon, part of Samsung's Galaxy S series of Android powered smartphones.

  • Pros: Bright, colorful, glossy 4-inch AMOLED screen , Excellent…
  • Cons: Touch controls backlighting out-of-sync with screen…