Tag Archive: Phone

Microsoft seems all too willing to replace Windows Phone with Android

I don’t know about you, but I can’t remember the last time I’ve heard of a new Widows Phone (or Windows 10 Mobile) announcement. That’s because Windows Phone is not doing very well. Back in February, the latest analysis of Gartner found that Microsoft’s controversial mobile software made up to just 0.3 per cent of […]

Fancy a red phone? Check out the new UMIDIGI C Note

Most phones these days come with black, white/silver paint jobs. But if you’re bored of having to pick from the same color options, you might want to look in the direction of UMIDIGI. The Chinese smartphone maker is currently present at the Hong Kong “Mobile Electronics Fair 2017” where it will unveil a stunning red […]

The Galaxy S5 is still the most popular Samsung phone in the US

Following the launch of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, Samsung’s mobile chief revealed that pre-orders for the flagships have exceeded those of the previous S7 device. By the looks of it, the Korean tech giant’s latest efforts in terms of premium mobile technology, have quickly gained the admiration of Android enthusiasts across the world. […]

Replace your aging phone with the ZTE Axon 7 for just $330 today!

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a great deal on an unlocked ZTE Axon 7!

One of the best low-cost flagships, the ZTE Axon 7, is available through Newegg’s eBay store at a pretty great price of $ 330. This is a savings of around $ 70 on the already-affordable smartphone. It features a 5.5-inch AMOLED display, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded using a microSD card.

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Save 20% Off Already Low Cell Phone Plans from Mint SIM

Looking for a killer deal on a new cell phone plan for yourself? Don’t miss this awesome offer from Mint SIM!

In the recent years, we’ve seen a whole lot happen to cell phone plans. First unlimited data, then price hikes, then tiered data, cheaper plans, the return of unlimited data and so much more. Competition continues to grow in this field, and Mint SIM is getting in on the action with some extremely aggressive pricing for  [Read More…]

Andy Rubin’s Essential phone shows up at GFXBench site

When prototype meets benchmark app, magic happens. Or something.

Russian mobile enthusiasts at Mobiltelefon have spotted Andy Rubin’s Essential Android phone at the GFXBench.

We saw a glimpse of the Essential FIH-PM1 in March. Today we get to see some of the things that might make it tick. According to the benchmark system information, there’s a lot to look forward to here. And some things that are very odd or just plain wrong.

For starters, we see  [Read More…]

This is what HTC’s next flagship phone looks like

HTC is readying its next flagship and it looks… shiny.

HTC is going to release another flagship in a few weeks. It’s made out of metal and covered in glass on the front and what looks like shiny glass on the back. You may be able to squeeze its sides to get it to do things like take a photo. It’ll have the latest and greatest specs one would expect from a 2017 flagship, including a Snapdragon 835, 4GB  [Read More…]

Watch our video review of the billionaire’s phone

For most of us, it can be tough to justify the cost of buying a brand new high-end smartphone outright, especially with so many great affordable options. But at the other end of the spectrum — far removed from your standard $ 700 Android flagship — there are the luxury phones, like the Vertu Constellation.

The Constellation starts at a whopping $ 6000 (which in the grand scheme of Vertu phones is decidedly entry-level), and for that money you’ll  [Read More…]

What was your first phone? Taking a walk down cell phone memory lane

Forget the smart little powerhouses we have in our hands today. We’re throwing it back to the olden days, before unlimited anything.

I’ve officially reached the point in my life that I can now look back nostalgically at my technology past. And since we’ve been talking about escapism, I thought it would be fun to start off the week with a trip down memory lane.

Lately, I’ve been thinking about my first cell phone, the Motorola StarTac. It was  [Read More…]

Vertu Constellation Review: The Billionaire’s Phone

What do you get when you pay $ 6,000 for a phone?

Most of us live in a world where smartphones cost somewhere between $ 200 and $ 800. There’s a wide variety of phones in that range, from bargain ZTE and Motorola devices to top-end iPhones and Samsung Galaxy handsets. But there’s a whole world beyond that, the exclusive and expensive realm of the luxury smartphone. The latest phone to join those rarified ranks is the  [Read More…]