Tag Archive: Phones


V30, G7 ThinQ, V35 ThinQ: What’s the difference in the LG phones from 2018?

LG has traditionally released devices the same time as its biggest rival, Samsung, but after beating the Galaxy S8 to launch in 2017 with its G6, and still getting trounced by it in sales, the company decided a change in strategy is needed.

Ever since CES 2018, we’ve heard LG was planning to alter its strict yearly release cycle. CEO Cho Sung-jin said the company “will unveil new smartphones when it is needed. But we will not launch it just  [Read More…]

VideoLAN was right to ban Huawei phones from downloading VLC, but it’s users that lose

Huawei is the third-largest smartphone manufacturer in the world.

Huawei makes a lot of phones — 155 million in 2017, according to IDC. As of July 15, none of those or any other “recent” models from Huawei can download the VLC media player from the Google Play Store because VideoLAN, the developer and publisher of VLC, blacklisted the brand stating Huawei’s software’s “ridiculous policy of killing all background apps” as the reason.

PSA: @HuaweiMobile  [Read More…]

How strong is Gorilla Glass 6? We sat down with Corning to talk about the future of phones

Corning is sitting behind the curtain, designing the glass that keeps our phones alive.

Corning recently unveiled its next-generation Gorilla Glass. It’s promised to be stronger than ever and designed to balance the effects of drops from heights and numerous drops to address what we need most— phones that won’t shatter when they slip out of our hands.

I spoke with Scott Forester Division Vice President of Marketing and Innovation Products at Corning about Gorilla Glass 6  [Read More…]

These are all the Android Go phones available today

Entry-level phones from the cheap to the… very cheap.

Android Go is Google’s latest effort to make the experience of owning an entry-level Android phone less frustrating. The $ 100 price point is overrun by phones that come with outdated versions of Android and underpowered hardware, and Android Go is designed to fix these shortcomings. Aimed primarily at markets like India and Africa — where hundreds of millions of users are projected to make their way online  [Read More…]

How to tell when your phone’s battery has gone bad

Unlike diamonds, batteries aren’t forever. Here’s how to tell if yours is ready for a ride to the recycling center.

You’ll find plenty of online discussions, whether in forums or articles on websites like this one, about phone batteries. Almost all of them are about charging and stretching out the time between charging. That’s important information to know but there is also another problem you might face, especially if you keep the same phone for a couple  [Read More…]

UMIDIGI One Pro teardown video reveals what’s under the phone’s hood (Promoted)

UMIDIGI recently-announced One Pro smartphone looks mighty gorgeous on the outside. But what about the inside?

To satisfy your curiosity, the company has recently released a teardown video which reveals the internals of the device. As you can see in the clip, it’s not too difficult to remove the back cover of the phone and get to the insides which are very neatly arranged.

Once the foil which is applied to spread heat is removed, the NFC and wireless  [Read More…]

The best phones you can buy at Sprint right now (July 2018)

Whether you’re looking for a new flagship device or looking to save a little dough, Sprint offers some of the best devices on the market today. As a site that’s always on the lookout for the best phones and the best value, we’re bringing you a list of the best devices you can walk into a Sprint store and pick up today.

Here’s the list!

Read more: The best 2017 phones to purchase in 2018

LG G7 ThinQ

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T-Mobile has deals on top Android phones in time for back to school

T-Mobile has some great deals for all you back to school shoppers, but you don’t have to be a parent or a student to enjoy these deals.

Starting today when you buy a Samsung Galaxy S9 you get a second one free. You can also save up to a whopping $ 720 on a second Samsung Galaxy S9+ or S8 Active with the purchase of one.

The deals are available for a limited time

Don’t worry all you LG fans  [Read More…]

Deal: BOGO Android phones at Verizon and more just in time for back to school

It’s almost time to send the kids back to school and you know what that means. Time to break out your wallet and pick up supplies. If a new phone is on your list, then Verizon has good news for you. Thanks to their back to school sale, you can pick up some of the hottest Android phones with their buy one get one deal.

Phone Deals

For a limited time, pick up the Samsung S9, Pixel 2, or Moto  [Read More…]

The best phones you can buy at AT&T right now (July 2018)

Whether you’re looking for a new flagship device or looking to save a little dough, AT&T offers some of the best devices on the market today. As a site that’s always on the lookout for the best phones and the best value, we’re bringing you a list of the best devices you can walk into an AT&T store and pick up today.

Here’s the list!

Read more: The best 2017 phones to purchase in 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9 and  [Read More…]