Tag Archive: Phone


Last chance to enter for a shot at a free 64GB Amazon Fire Phone!

There’s still time to enter! What are you waiting for?!

Don’t forget that we’re giving away a 64GB Amazon Fire Phone! The contest has been running since the announcement, and it’s almost time to pick a winner, but you still have time to enter if you want a shot at winning! All you need to do is head over to the contest post and leave your comment. That’s right, leave your comment on the original post,  [Read More…]

Amazon’s Fire Phone gets the teardown treatment

It looks like iFixIt had gotten their hands on Amazon’s Fire Phone, and the outfit subjected the phone to its usual teardown treatment. Opening the phone would activate a tab that reveals that the phone has been opened, thus signaling to Amazon that your warranty is void if you attempt this at home.

OneNote arrives on Kindle Fire and Fire Phone

Rocking a Kindle Fire or will you soon have a Fire phone? Then you’re going to want to check out the new OneNote app that Microsoft just released. OneNote is Microsoft’s cloud-based note-taking application and service that syncs your notes across every device you own. It’s now available for free in the Amazon Appstore for Android.

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Microsoft considers shifting Nokia X product designs to Windows Phone

In an email to Microsoft employees, CEO Satya Nadella announced that the software giant would trim its global workforce by 18,000 over the course of the year. The first batch of layoffs will begin later this year, and will see over 13,000 employees leaving the organization.

Amazon’s Fire Phone ad highlights Prime, little kids using it like adults

As we close in on a week until the Amazon Fire Phone becomes available, Amazon has just released its first 30-second ad for the product. Building on the messaging that was put in the launch event of the Fire Phone, the short ad shows two children using the phone and talking up a few features to their older counterparts who don’t yet know about the device. “It comes with Amazon Prime — tons of stuff, for no extra charge,”  [Read More…]

This week’s sidebar poll: Who hasn’t upgraded their phone in 2014?

Sometimes, you just love what you already have

We’re more than halfway through July, which means we’re more than halfway through the year 2104. We’ve seen some amazeball new phones from all the big names, and sales predictions and analyst speak aside, millions and millions of new Android phones have already been sold in 2014. Chances are, about half of the folks reading this were part of it, and have a shiny new Android in their  [Read More…]

I paid to unlock my phone and you should too

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Recently, I became the new owner of a Moto X; however, here was a giant hoop I had to get over first before I could claim it as my own. I received a beautiful 32GB white Moto X that was locked to AT&T’s network. This is all fine and dandy for a prospective AT&T customer – which I am not. Rather, I am a happy T-Mobile user  [Read More…]

Motorola Connect becomes a full-fledged app, will let you ping your phone

Motorola Connect is great service, and now it’s no longer buried deep in the recesses of your Moto phone’s settings. The update brings an updated look and feel for the app, as well as actually making the app a, well, an app. Motorola Connect has been promoted to the apps tray, which will expose the Motorola Connect services to the kind of users that don’t poke around in Settings.

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Google Play edition phone selection dwindles to three

The Google Play store is now only listing three varieties of Google Play edition phones left for sale. It’s unclear if the latest clearing of inventory is to make room for the arrival of new devices, but at this time those interested in a Google Play edition can select from the HTC One M8, the Samsung Galaxy S4, and the Motorola’s Moto G.

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Official: Sony introduces Xperia C3, the “selfie” phone

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Selfie. I’m gonna let that sink in for a bit… OK, now we can kick this off. Sony is apparently trying to get market share any way they can so they came up with an idea to create a selfie-centered smartphone. Yeah, you might see even more people smiling at their smartphone  [Read More…]