Tag Archive: Phones


Why don’t more phones have audio profile switches?

It’s one of the most useful features Android manufacturers leave out.

If you’ve ever used an iPhone or a recent OnePlus device, you’ve undoubtedly encountered the switch on the lefthand side above the volume buttons. While the exact functions of the switch will depend on which company’s phone you’re using, the main idea is the same: a hardware switch that instantly mutes your phone, without having to turn on your screen and adjust the volume manually.

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Best Android Phones with Expandable Storage

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Best overall Samsung Galaxy S9 / S9+

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The Galaxy S9 series takes what made the Galaxy S8 so good and fixes many of the minor irritations, including the placement of the rear fingerprint sensor. The screen is brighter, the software feels smoother thanks to a faster processor, and the camera is significantly improved in low light.

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Best Unlocked Phones On Amazon For Every Budget

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Best at any price Samsung Galaxy S9 / S9+

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The Galaxy S9 and S9+ aren’t much different from their predecessors, but seeing as those were Samsung’s best-ever-selling phones that’s not a bad thing. These phones are all about giving you the most features in the most beautiful package. You get top-end specs across the board, plus all of  [Read More…]

Motorola appoints new President, teases new phones

Motorola has appointed Sergio Buniac, a loyal employee for 20+ years, as its new President. The company also stated that we’ll see new phones soon. Click here for all the details.

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Motorola’s first phones of 2018 will be announced in April

There’s also a new President leading the company.

Motorola was noticeably absent from Mobile World Congress this year, but now the company’s confirmed we won’t have to wait too much longer before we get to see what in the world it’s working on.

In a recent blog post, Motorola said —

We’re excited for what 2018 (and beyond!) is going to bring us and look forward to sharing our first products of the year with you next  [Read More…]

Facebook kept logs of calls and messages on Android phones, and followed the rules to do it

The creepy factor is high, but this is one of those things we have to take a little bit of responsibility for.

Facebook is in the news right now. Perhaps you’ve heard. The social network is currently under extreme scrutiny for the way it has been both gathering and handling user data, wearing away at what was already a frayed trust of the gigantic company. The latest surprise, coming from people downloading their cache of Facebook data, has been  [Read More…]

Best Buy could stop selling Huawei phones in the US

Huawei plans of conquering the US market are not going so well. A recent report claims one of the largest American retailers, Best Buy will stop selling phones from the company.

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Here’s the list of Xiaomi phones that will receive the MIUI 9.5 update

Over 30 Xiaomi phones will receive the MIUI 9.5 update.

Xiaomi has started rolling out the MIUI 9.5 update, bringing a host of new features and system-wide optimizations along with bug fixes. The OTA update will be making its way to over 30 Xiaomi devices over the course of the next month, including the likes of the Redmi Note 5 Pro, Mi Mix 2, Redmi Y1, and more.

Xiaomi has shared a broad timeline for when  [Read More…]

Huawei loses another U.S. partner as Best Buy plans to stop selling its phones

Huawei can’t catch a break in a political environment that’s set against it.

According to CNET, Huawei is set to lose another U.S. sales outlet as Best Buy plans to stop selling unlocked Huawei phones. While neither the retailer nor the manufacturer is commenting at this time, Best Buy has reportedly failed to renew its inventory for devices like the Mate 10 Pro, which went on sale in February. Along with Best Buy, the phone is sold  [Read More…]

The four best Android phones for gaming (March 2018)

Mobile gaming is becoming an increasingly important factor when deciding on a new phone. Here are the four best options if gaming is important to you.

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