Tag Archive: Mobile


In brief: Mobile news worth knowing (9/19/18)

Welcome to In Brief, the AndroidGuys tech briefing. Today is Monday, September 17 and we’re taking a look at all the tech news you need to know. In this post, we want you to learn about the news the way you want to learn. We’ve embedded a podcast version of all this news below. If you don’t want to listen, you can read just like you normally would.

Today we’re taking a look at the allegedly official pictures of the Pixel  [Read More…]

In brief: Mobile news worth knowing

Welcome to In Brief, the AndroidGuys tech briefing. Today is Monday, September 17 and we’re taking a look at all the tech news you need to know. In this post, we want you to learn about the news the way you want to learn. We’ve embedded a podcast version of all this news below. If you don’t want to listen, you can read just like you normally would.

We’d love feedback on this post, so please let us know what you  [Read More…]

Apple said it makes the most personal mobile OS, which is just absurd

The operating system that won’t let you set Waze as your default map is trying to call itself the most personal operating system. Riiiiiiight…

The yearly Apple Event where we see the new iPhone X-mas announced and Jony Ive reinventing the polygon is here, and it kicked off with the most ridiculous claim we’re likely to see out of Cupertino to date: “iOS isn’t just the most advanced mobile operating system, it’s the most personal.”

Once you’re  [Read More…]

Samsung opens the world’s largest mobile experience center in India

Samsung will showcase phones, wearables, and VR headsets at the 33,000 sq. ft. retail store in Bengaluru.

Samsung opened the world’s largest phone factory in India earlier this year, and the company has turned to the country once again for its largest retail store globally. Samsung’s Opera House store in Bengaluru, India is dubbed the world’s largest mobile experience center, with the company showcasing phones, accessories, VR headsets, IoT, wearable devices, and home appliances at the 33,000  [Read More…]

Unreal Mobile now also delivers its cell phone services through AT&T’s network

Unreal Mobile is a new offshoot brand from popular MVNO FreedomPop that offers super cheap plans with talk, text and 4G LTE data.

So far, Unreal Mobile has given its users the option of making calls or using data via Sprint’s CDMA network. But this week, the company has announced it’s expanding and will start offering low cost, unlimited mobile and Wi-Fi services through AT&T’s GSM network.

With the new partnership in place, customers can now buy and use an  [Read More…]

Gearbest offering phones and mobile tech with deep discounts

The school season is getting underway, and we’re beginning to look ahead to the holidays and that always-busy buying time. If you’re smart, you won’t wait until the last minute to get in on some deals and discounts.

For some of us, we’re still picking up the gear we need to have a successful school year. That might mean a new phone, tablet, or something else.

If you’re looking to purchase some new tech, you might want to check out  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy X foldable smartphone to launch in November, says Samsung’s mobile chief

Remember Samsung’s foldable smartphone that has been rumored forever? Well according to the company’s mobile division CEO DJ Koh, who recently talked to CNBC, the device will finally make a debut during Samsung’s Developer Conference. The event is scheduled to take place between November 7 and 8 in San Francisco.

Koh also went on to confirm rumors that the phone will be usable while in a folded state. What’s more, he revealed that users will have to unfold the device  [Read More…]

How Does Tello Mobile Stand Out From Other MVNOs?

If you’re on the verge of losing faith when it comes to reliable wireless carriers, take a look at Tello Mobile, the Sprint powered MVNO that made quite a splash in the market in the last year when it comes to outstanding prices and reliable service.

While it’s no secret that MVNOs are a cost-effective alternative to the big 4 carriers, not all offer the same value for money.

Android users can now enjoy Tello Mobile’s plans &  [Read More…]

Unreal Mobile now offers an $8/month hotspot plan

Unreal Mobile this week announced a new Wi-Fi hotspot device and a dedicated plan for it. It’s hard to imagine being without an Internet connection today and the MVNO wants to help you stay connected at all times.

The hotspot device costs $ 20 and for the first year of service, you’ll be required to pay $ 8 per month. This will ensure you’ll be able to get a Wi-Fi connection wherever you are.

The $ 8 package includes 2GB  [Read More…]

Get to Know: Mint Mobile

Most consumers are familiar with the big-name wireless carriers like Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint. Not nearly as many, though, are as well-versed when it comes to the topic of Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNO).

It might surprise you to know that companies such as MetroPCS, Boost Mobile, and Cricket Wireless operate on the T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T networks, respectively. These network operators license the towers and coverage from the tier-one providers and offer their own phones, rate plans, and  [Read More…]