Tag Archive: Phones


Consumers favor software updates over buying new phones, report suggests

Is the new annual flagship smartphone worth your hard-earned money, or is your older phone worth a second look? According to a new report coming out of the New York Post, it seems customers these days prefer getting a software update packed with new features, rather than invest towards a new phone. The rising trend […]

Amazon discounting six Prime Exclusive Phones until late December

Get up to $ 50 off the Moto X4, LG G6+, and others.

If you’re an Amazon Prime subscriber and shopping around for an unlocked Android handset, it’s hard to do much better than Amazon’s Prime Exclusive Phones. The lineup of devices offered as part of this program has become rather attractive throughout 2017, and Amazon’s now announced heavy discounts on some of the top phones offered through it.

Starting today, December 10 and going until December  [Read More…]

From the Editor’s Desk: A great time to re-evaluate 2017’s best phones

For many of us, December is the time to buy a new phone.

Whether for ourselves or as a gift, the holiday season presents a good opportunity to get a new device with all of the discounts being handed around. And as such, it’s a great time to re-evaluate where 2017’s top phones rank. Obviously the newer phones released later in the year will compare favorably to those from the first quarter, but at the same time  [Read More…]

Best Sony Phones

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Best overall Sony Xperia XZ Premium

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Sony’s top-end handset is the Xperia XZ Premium, a 5.5-incher with a whopping 4K display resolution, HDR viewing support, a powerful Snapdragon 835 processor an 4GB of RAM. As well as boasting a striking design, with a mirrored glass back panel, Sony’s flagship offers front-facing speakers and an impressive 19-megapixel camera capable of shooting 960fps slow-motion video.

Bottom line: The  [Read More…]

Plex adds more DVR controls to Android on phones and TV

Time shift master.

Plex is arguably the best service around for storing and watching all of your local media files, and earlier this year, expanded to offer live TV features as well with Plex Live TV. The Plex app for Android on phones and televisions is receiving a new update, and the focus is on expanding DVR capabilities within Plex Live TV.

One of the biggest highlights of the update is being able to watch  [Read More…]

Amazon’s holiday deals on Prime Exclusive Phones include discounts on the Moto X4, LG G6+

Missed some of the deals Amazon had on its Prime Exclusive Phones during Black Friday and Cyber Monday? Don’t worry, the company isn’t done offering discounts this holiday season. And if you haven’t found the perfect gift for that special loved one or family member, maybe Amazon’s list of discounts on Prime Exclusive Phones will […]

Google’s new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL phones are all about improvements and refinements

As anticipated, Google today unveiled its next-generation smartphones – the “radically helpful” Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. The smaller Pixel comes with a 5-inch HD OLED display and retains the traditional design aesthetics, meaning it comes with pretty prominent chin and forehead, while the Pixel 2 XL boasts a 6-inch OLED display, curved glass […]

HMD promises Android P update to all current Nokia Android phones

HMD Global is committing to two platform updates for its Android phones.

HMD Global has done a fantastic job when it comes to rolling out monthly security updates to its Android phones, and the company said earlier this year that it’ll deliver the Oreo update to its entire portfolio of devices: the Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6, and the Nokia 8. HMD is now going one step further and stating that it will deliver the Android P update  [Read More…]

7 phones with 6GB of RAM for the wealthy and the budget-oriented

Even if 4GB of RAM is enough for a phone to run smoothly in most cases, there are some users who are looking to have more RAM storage on board in order to ensure their handset is capable of handling any task without an issue. While the era of 8GB of RAM smartphones has already […]

Essential has probably sold around 5,000 Essential Phones since its release

More than a month after its initial release, the Essential Phone has only sold 5,000 units. That’s not good.

Just like every year, 2017 has brought the release of a lot of new phones — most of them very good. You’ve got your heavy-hitters like the Galaxy Note 8 and LG V30, but then there’s the market oddity that is the Essential Phone. The very first product from Andy Rubin’s new startup was officially launched on August 17, and  [Read More…]