Tag Archive: Phones


MWC 2019 preview: Galaxy S10, LG G8, foldable phones, 5G and more!

Everything you can expect to see from the biggest mobile trade show of the year.

Mobile World Congress, or MWC as it’s known, acts as the true starting point of the year’s smartphone season. Unlike more general trade shows like CES and IFA, MWC is primarily focused on (as you could guess) mobile technology — and with its timing right at the end of February, it’s perfectly situated to as a launch point for phones for the second  [Read More…]

Ditch the nav bar on the latest Samsung phones with One UI

With OneUI and Android Pie, Samsung — like Google and OnePlus — is offering a gesture navigation system option to replace the traditional nav bar if you so choose. Unlike Google and OnePlus, Samsung’s version keeps the Recents “button” alongside Home and Back, and even has two modes to help you ease into your bar-less experience. Whether you want to try the new modes or just want to put your nav buttons back the way you want them,  [Read More…]

OnePlus is deeply integrating Google Duo into its latest phones

Duo will be present in the Messaging app, call logs, and more.

Google Duo has proven time and time again to be one of the best video chat apps that you can get for Android, and if you’re a OnePlus user, accessing Duo will soon be easier than ever before.

In a recent blog post on the OnePlus forums, it was announced that Duo will soon be integrated directly into OxygenOS as part of future software updates  [Read More…]

Repair tech from phones to cameras with this discounted toolkit for $7

Get to work!

It happens to the best of us. We try so hard to care for our devices, but it’s inevitable that something will go wrong and they’ll need to be fixed. That doesn’t mean you need to take it somewhere and pay a ton to get the job done though. Thanks to the internet and YouTube, you can find information on how to repair just about anything these days, so why not try the job  [Read More…]

AT&T is being sued by Sprint for falsely advertising 5G on its phones

The 5G Evolution drama continues.

In late December last year, AT&T announced that it was starting to put “5GE” indicators on some of its phones in areas where subscribers are using its upgraded LTE network. The speeds on the upgraded network are faster than regular LTE, but it’s still not true 5G.

Not being too keen about this trickery, Sprint’s decided to issue a lawsuit against AT&T.

Per part of the lawsuit:

AT&T has employed numerous deceptive  [Read More…]

Motorola intros G7 family of phones

Motorola on Thursday announced its G7 line of phones for a number of markets, giving consumers new affordable, unlocked options for 2019. When most companies spend their time focused on high-end devices that fetch $ 1,000, Motorola has its eyes on the wider market.

As has been the case with previous generations of the G series of phones, the seventh generation will be sold in different configurations. Each is aimed at a different user base and/or will be sold with  [Read More…]

Nokia 3.1 Plus review: One of Cricket’s best budget phones for 2019

Nokia’s first big push in the U.S. is a smashing success (for the most part).

As more and more smartphones reach (or even cross) the $ 1000 threshold, it’s more important than ever that we have access to a good helping of quality budget handsets. The $ 300, $ 400, and $ 500 price ranges have more than enough variety to choose from, but what about devices that cost even less? What if you need a new  [Read More…]

Energizer is coming to MWC 2019 with a total of 26 new phones

One has an 18,000 mAh battery and another one is foldable.

Energizer has released quite a few phones over the years, but at MWC 2019, we’ll be getting a look at what appear to be the company’s most impressive offerings yet. 26 of them, to be exact.

On its official Twitter account, Energizer announced that it’ll be attending Mobile World Congress this month to reveal a total of 26 new phones. While a lot of them will  [Read More…]

Nokia’s first phones for U.S. carriers are basic but offer great value

You can finally buy a Nokia phone through a carrier, although maybe not the ones you were hoping for.

Nokia is coming to the North American market, with three devices exclusive to three carriers launching in the coming months. Two of them, the Nokia 2V for Verizon and the Nokia 3.1 Plus for Cricket Wireless are now available, but don’t let the price fool you — there’s much more to these partnerships than just these budget entries.

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Umidigi offering its unlocked phones in Middle East

Chinese phone maker UMIDIGI has expanded its reach and this week announced it has begun selling its unlocked devices in the Middle East. This marks just the latest market for UMIDIGI following Africa and Latin America.

As part of an exclusive partnership with Souq.com, customers in the Middle East will be able to purchase devices such as the UMIDIGI A3 and A3 Pro.

Let’s take a look at the two devices now available through Souq’s website.

UMIDIGI A3

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