Tag Archive: Mobile

Mobile Nations Weekly: Pixeling, retargeting, and pivoting

Google ramps up to Pixel, BlackBerry ramps down hardware, and Lenovo’s Yoga is coming in hot for landing.

Coming soon from a Google near you: Pixel. Tuesday will bring the follow-ups to the Nexus line of “pure” Android phones, but this time Google’s making more of a Google phone. There have been some leaks, but there’s a lot we don’t know and are looking forward to. And we might just get to hear something about the  [Read More…]

Features that every online store needs for mobile users

With smartphones making up a huge portion of online commerce, every e-store in the world – if they haven’t already – must tailor their website for mobile users, not to mention for Google as well. When viewing a page on the small screen, a potential shopper who has to pinch and zoom, endlessly scroll left

Mobile Nations Weekly: Sequels and successors

iPhone 7 takes the world by storm, Forza races onto consoles everywhere, and yet another chat platform says Allo.

If there’s only one iPhone 7 review you read, make it Rene’s at iMore. Diving deep into what makes the new iPhone, both good and bad, it’s everything you need to know about the phone you’re going to start seeing everywhere. Oh, and there’s also a whole new version of tvOS and even an updated and renamed  [Read More…]

Mobile Nations Weekly: Sevens

You might have heard about the hot new thing in tech…

Samsung’s Note 7-shaped hole, err, recall just keeps getting deeper — the recall of the potentially-explosive phone got “now the government’s involved” official. If you’re still using a recalled Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (if you’ve not exchanged your phone, that’s you), please go to the nearest store for your carrier and exchange it. It doesn’t matter if you’ll have to use a different phone for  [Read More…]

Sprint and Boost Mobile announce the all new LG X power for just $130 (4100mAh battery)

We’ve been asking for longer lasting smartphones for years, and finally manufacturers in the US are answering the call. Sprint and Boost Mobile added a brand new and ultra powerful new smartphone to their lineups, the LG X power. The X power smartphone gets its name from its massive 4100mAh battery which was made to keep up

Today’s best tech deals: Amazing deals on Android Wear and mobile accessories (lots of fresh deals)

I’m not sure if you’ve read up on the news today, but many manufacturers aren’t going to be producing new smartwatches this year. That’s actually not a bad thing, as it makes them less disposable and it also means there will be more improvements with each iteration. Not to mention that the latest round of

Mobile Nations Weekly: Seven squared

A new iPhone 7 and a Galaxy Note 7 walk into a bar and things get a little heated.

It happens every year — Apple announces a new iPhone and the tech world comes to a halt. This year is was for the iPhone 7 — it’s faster, more water resistant, and sporting better cameras than ever before. But it’s also not radically different-looking than the previous iPhone and controversially has dropped the as-old-as-time headphone jack.  [Read More…]

Android Pay’s biggest expansion yet adds Chase, kicks off mobile web purchases

Google is determined to not let Android Pay whither on the vine.

Confident in keeping its expansion going, Google has announced several important updates to the Android Pay experience this week. At the root of it all is adding more banks, with Chase now on board in the U.S. for its most popular cards (Freedom, Slate, Sapphire, etc.), and both Santander and TSB coming on board in the UK. Dozens of banks are now supported, from  [Read More…]

Mobile Nations Weekly: Recalls, launches, and invites

A week of tech in Berlin, Apple sets the date for the iPhone 7 reveal, and Samsung’s Note is maybe a little too hot.

The last time a smartphone company was hit with news this damaging about a retail product was Apple’s iPhone 4 “Antennagate”, and at least that didn’t include literally exploding phones. That’s the position that Samsung is in with the Galaxy Note 7, which has been recalled globally after several reports of fires  [Read More…]

Boost Mobile adds the budget friendly ZTE Warp 7 to its lineup

Boost Mobile, a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) which uses Sprint’s network, is adding the newest budget-friendly ZTE device to its stable of phones. The ZTE Warp 7 will work with both GSM and CDMA networks, feature a 5.5″ display and a quad-core processor. Display: 5.5″ 720p Processor: 1.2GHz Quad Core Processor Storage: 16GB RAM: 2GB