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Mobile phone advertising offered as journalism in Wired News?

Ran across a puff-piece in Wired News covering new cell phones. Gosh, they really sound wonderful. Wired News: Mobile Phones Worth Gabbing About

Why are the published cell phone reviews so uncritical - and essentially untrustworthy?

Every cell phone I have owned up to and including my current Motorola Razr is a design disaster. I had higher hopes for the Razr - a (then) brand-new design from a company with a long history as a manufacturer of mobile phones. Instead I got arguably the worst-designed phone so far of all those I have owned. This not-so-wonderful phone offers:

I could go on - and have with prior phones.

We really very badly need someone doing good critical reviews of cell phones.