Tag Archive: Mobile


Best Customer Service from a Mobile Carrier

Which carrier has the best customer service in the U.S.?

Prices? Sure. Coverage? Absolutely that’s important. But how does your carrier treat you? When you call, are you answered promptly and courteously? Are your problems fixed easily? Does the person on the other end sound like they even care? What about tech support?

Here’s how you should pick if customer service is most important to you.

Best customer service: Verizon Wireless

For top-notch customer support, look to  [Read More…]

Popular MVNO US Mobile adds Verizon as a network partner

A new provider for an up-and-coming alternative carrier.

US Mobile, an alternative carrier that uses granular plan customization as its differentiator, has announced that it is adding “service on the biggest, and most dependable 4G LTE network in America,” which is likely Verizon, to augment its existing nationwide coverage with T-Mobile.

US Mobile is interesting because it allows users to customize their plans to meet their exact voice, text and data needs; if you only want a  [Read More…]

Gear Up: JOBY debuts new solutions for mobile users

Do you like to shoot pictures or video from your smartphone? Are you in the early stages of kicking off a YouTube vlogging career?  What are you using to hold your handset? How can you hope to nab great panoramic shots or fun video when you have to hold onto it physically? Get yourself a mount […]

Boost Mobile unveils new campaign to encourage customers to switch

Boost Mobile introduced a new initiative this week called “Project Switch”, meant to offers customers who are ready to switch to Boost promotional rates and free phones. To better promote “Project Switch”, Boost also launched a new TV spot in major markets such as Los Angeles, New York, Dallas and Miami. You can watch it […]

iWear – an intriguing but unwieldy mobile theater headset (Review)

In theory, on paper, and even sometimes in practice, Vizux’s iWear Video Headphones are fantastic – a stereo headset that sports twin 720p displays, 3D and VR support, and a built-in battery? Sign me up. It sounds a little like a better version of Cardboard, right? It sounds like a headset you’d pack in your […]

Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 660 and 630 mobile platforms

This week Qualcomm has introduced two new processors, the Snapdragon 660 and Snapdragon 630, in a bid to strengthen its hold over the middle-range market. Positioned just below the company’s top-tier 800 series, the two new mobile platforms are designed to bring premium features to middle-range products. Both Snapdragon 660 and Snapdragon 630 platforms include […]

Instagram introduces ability to upload images through its mobile web app

It’s limited to the mobile browser, but it’s been added to help Instagram in its attempt at world social network domination.

In its neverending quest for global takeover, Facebook’s other social network, Instagram, has finally enabled the ability to upload images for anyone accessing it through a mobile browser.

Previously, you could only access a few limited functions through the browser page, including the ability to fully peruse your feed. But now, when you navigate to Instagram.com from your  [Read More…]

Samsung Gear VR: The best mobile VR headset you can buy today

One of the most feature complete VR experiences available today, and all you need to power it is your phone.

Samsung and Oculus have worked closely together since late in 2014 on a way to offer a compelling VR experience using little more than a phone. The Gear VR uses Samsung’s superior display tech and a unique but locked down software experience from Oculus, and since that initial launch there have been four revisions to the hardware.  [Read More…]

Mobile payment systems have stagnated, unless you have Samsung Pay

In the U.S., the state of mobile payments on Android is kind of sad.

It’s been about a year since the last time I used Samsung Pay, and the service has continued to grow without me. But it hasn’t grown in a vacuum, and here in the U.S. the way we pay for things at a register has been slowly changing as well. I decided to head out into the world around me intent on paying for  [Read More…]

Pictionary finally gets mobile treatment from makers of Trivia Crack

The popular party game is now available to play on the go!

It’s weird that it took so long, but an official Pictionary game has finally landed in the Google Play Store. Developed by Mattel and Etermax — the same folks behind the all too appropriately named Trivia Crack — Pictionary takes the classic party game and breathes new life in the transition to mobile.

After signing in via Facebook or your Google account, you have the  [Read More…]