Tag Archive: Phone


Samsung introduces dual-screen flip phone

While flip phones have all but entirely disappeared from the market, Samsung is seeking to rekindle the love affair by introducing another smart flip phone. Featuring dual screens and an imposing specs list, this high-end phone is set to launch in China for 18999 Yuan, or about $ 2732 USD. The device in question is the W2019, a follow-up to last year’s W2018. Let’s look at what it’s packing:

Dual 4.2-inch 1920×1080 S-AMOLED displays (one internal, one external) 2.8GHz octa-core  [Read More…]

Samsung’s second Android Go phone is the Galaxy J4 Core

Currently no word on pricing or availability.

Android Go phones are great options for folks that want reliable Android handsets while spending as little money as possible. Samsung released its first Android Go phone earlier this year in the form of the Galaxy J2 Core, and just a few months later, we have another entry with the J4 Core.

At first glance, one of the most noticeable improvements with the Galaxy J4 Core compared to the J2  [Read More…]

How to capture and edit long screenshots on your Android phone

Taking a photo on Android is quite simple. On most phones, all you have to do is hold the Volume down and Power buttons for a second. That’s it.

But a select number of handsets like OnePlus devices or Samsung and Huawei phones offer an extra option – the ability to take scrolling or long screenshots.

Fortunately, even if you don’t have a phone which supports this option, you can still capture a long screenshot with your Android device. How?  [Read More…]

Alcatel 1X review, an Android Go phone on a budget that keeps you waiting

Android Go phones don’t get the attention that midrange and flagship phones do, but they serve a valuable purpose. Phones such as the Alcatel 1X provide a device with one of the most recent versions of Android at an affordable price. When I say affordable, I really mean it and Alcatel looks to give you as much as they can for a $ 100 phone.

Design and Build Quality

When it comes to a phone that can be picked up  [Read More…]

The Palm Phone is an adorable but underwhelming device

Remember Palm? It was the inventive brand behind widely beloved phones from the early 2000s like the Pre, Treo, and Pixi, whose webOS software is still credited to this day by tech pundits and nostalgists alike for being far ahead of its time.

Whatever it is, Palm did it first and did it better.

— Derek Kessler (@derekakessler) May 20, 2015

Seven years after the release of the last mobile devices to run webOS, the  [Read More…]

Sprint dials up rugged Cat S48c phone for $20 per month

Sprint and Cat today announced the S48c, a smartphone with military-grade toughness. Designed to handle shock, moisture, drops, dust, altitude, and extreme temperatures, it features a programmable push-to-talk (PTT) button and is compatible with Sprint’s Direct Connect service.

Cat says its phone is intrinsically safe, meaning it can be used in hazardous conditions and environments with flammable vapors. This is a first for the handset maker, and puts the device in a market space of its own.

Cat S48c Specifications  [Read More…]

Why Galaxy Note 9 is one ex-Windows Mobile fanatic’s favorite new phone

As an ex-Lumia junkie, finding a phone that I enjoyed has been tough. But the Galaxy Note 9, along with Microsoft apps, has changed all of that.

Since the death of Windows phones (shout out to those still hanging on), I’ve struggled to find a phone that I really enjoy. The closest, up until now, was the BlackBerry KEY2, which made blogging on Word for Android completely viable with its tactile QWERTY keyboard. However, as a mid-range  [Read More…]

How to change the Google Keyboard theme on your phone

Since day one Android has been about choice. The platform gives control to users that other, previous software didn’t. Don’t like the way your phone dialer looks? Swap it out for something else. Not a fan of Chrome? Say goodbye and install another browser.

One of the more fundamental apps in your phone also happens to be one of the most overlooked. What’s more, it’s one you use more than any other app. We’re talking, of course, about the keyboard.

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Oukitel’s WP2 phone with 10,000 mAh battery will be only $209.99 on Nov. 11 (Promoted)

November 11 is a very popular date in China, as the country celebrates “Singles’ Day”. But over the years, this holiday has morphed into one of the biggest shopping sprees ever.

So if you’re on the market for a smartphone right now, November 11 is the perfect time to buy one.

For example, Oukitel’s WP2 tri-proof  [Read More…]

Oukitel WP1 rugged phone has wireless charging, on sale now (Promoted)

On the market for a rugged smartphone that can take a beating? Well then you might be interested to know that the Oukitel WP1 is currently on sale at Banggood.

Until the end of October (and possibly beyond), the phone can be purchased for $ 159.99, down from the original $ 199.99 price tag. This will allow you to save 21% on your purchase.

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