Tag Archive: Phone


Tips for buying a used phone

Buying a new flagship phone from a big-name brand is expensive. The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 could cost you upwards of $ 1,000 or more, especially if you want the 5G variant.

Fortunately, most users can get away with a phone that’s one or two generations behind. They’re plenty powerful enough and often cost a fraction of the price of something brand new.

Buying a good used phone is an excellent way to save money and still end up with  [Read More…]

The LG Stylo 4 is a huge phone that still needs some protection

The LG Stylo 4 may be your new phone and if that’s the case, you don’t want to ruin that new-phone look with a drop. There are plenty of great cases for the LG Stylo 4 from reputable brands like Spigen, and many won’t cost you too much. Among all the cases out there though, these are our favorites.

Rugged beauty Spigen Rugged Armor Case

Staff pick

Spigen is one of the most reputable case-makers out there,  [Read More…]

Buying a new phone every year is actually kind of crazy

The phone that was great last August is probably still great this August — so is saving a bunch of money.

2019 has shown off some really cool phones. 5G is now officially a thing, screens are now fingerprint sensors, and paint jobs look a lot like magic. The temptation to pick one of them up is pretty strong, especially when we grab our current phone and see how it no longer has that new car smell.  [Read More…]

Motorola announces One Action, a budget friendly phone with killer camera tricks

Last year Motorola introduced its One line of phones, giving consumers the ability to purchase affordable device backed by years of software updates and support. The handset maker is back with a new model: the Motorola One Action.

As one might guess, the “Action” aspect is a play for the action camera crowd currently led by the likes of GoPro. In essence, this is Motorola adding action camera video quality and features to a smartphone.

An industry first camera experience  [Read More…]

Selling a phone? Do these things first

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Google Pixel 3A are two incredible devices on the opposite end of the spectrum and each appeals to a different customer base. If you’re in the market to upgrade to one of these phones, or any of the others floating around, you might be wondering what to do with your old one.

An important factor in your decision might be how much you can get for your current device. It’s a lot easier to  [Read More…]

Motorola One Action preview: Motorola just made a GoPro into a phone

If you’ve ever wanted an ultra-wide action camera on a phone, the Motorola One Action is the phone for you.

Motorola is known for making some interesting devices, even if the company hasn’t been fighting on the flagship front recently. The Motorola One Vision provided the company’s first CinemaVision display on a phone, while the Moto Z range offers Moto Mods that expand the phone’s capabilities. Its latest device – the Motorola One Action – takes a  [Read More…]

Get a grip… on your tech with one of these great phone grips

School is a dangerous environment for most tools and tech, but none more so that phones. Phones are essential items in a phone, always in arm’s reach but often bumped, dropped, or banged in the hustle and bustle of changing classrooms or running to meet up with friends at lunch. Phone grips have been a lifesaver for me and my slim fingers, and considering how affordable these ones are, they’re well worth the investment.

Pop-ular and adaptable Swappable PopGrips by  [Read More…]

Cheap cell phone plans that use the Sprint network

Sprint is currently the fourth largest wireless service provider in the United States, but it’s far from the only one that uses its network. Indeed, much like we find in other carriers, there are plenty of brands who pay for access to its towers.

Each of these mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) offers its own rate plans, phone selection, billing, and customer service. These companies simply rely on Sprint for cellular coverage.

If you have Sprint and are considering a  [Read More…]

Phone grips aren’t just cool for kids, they’re great for parents, too

Phone grips aren’t just a cutesy way to spice up your kid’s case; they’re an easy investment in your kid’s clumsy hands.

Phone grips might seem like an unnecessary add-on — “How could you possibly need help holding onto a phone?” — but I just have a few questions for you. How often does your child drop their phone? How often do you see them hunched over their phone to watch a video instead of propping the  [Read More…]

Where can I buy an unlocked phone?

We talk quite a bit about unlocked phones here, including their benefits and where you can use them. One of the questions we’re often asked, though, is where to buy them.

Are unlocked phones part of some secret society and hard to find? Quite the opposite, really. In fact, there are are plenty of great spots to buy unlocked phones, some of which are places you already shop.

What follows are a number of outlets to explore when it comes  [Read More…]