Tag Archive: Phones


These are the top Huawei phones you need to know

The smartphone space is an increasingly populated – read, crowded – place to be. And it’s getting more so as manufacturers such as Huawei start to pump out more, and better, phones, and push to expand its availability into more western markets. And 2014 was a great year for Huawei with some excellent devices launched, and more are on the way this year.

As new phones come and go, though, it’s tough to keep up with  [Read More…]

These are the top HTC phones you need to know

There are a lot of smartphones out there, and Taiwanese manufacturer HTC makes some of the best, even if it doesn’t sell anywhere near as many phones as the market leaders. Such is life.

New phones are always coming and going, and we get that it can be a little difficult to keep up with things. So this is our continuously updated list of the HTC phones that you need to be aware of. These are  [Read More…]

Motorola sold 10 million phones last quarter, up 118 percent from a year ago

Lenovo has just reported its FQ3 2014/15 (which would be calendar Q4 2014) earnings, and now that Motorola is integrated into the company we’re taking a bit more notice to the results. In the release its made public that Motorola sold 10 million phones last quarter, which is up a staggering 118 percent over sales from the year-ago quarter.

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Android 5.0 Lollipop now rolling out to some HTC One M8 phones in Canada

Owners of the HTC One M8 in Canada might want to check their devices. The company announced today that an over-the-air download for the smartphone that will update it to Android 5.0 Lollipop has begun for Bell, SaskTel, and WIND Mobile customers.

The Best Virgin Mobile Phones of 2015

If you’re a prepaid phone user in the U.S. and looking for the best Virgin Mobile phone — we’ve got you covered. Virgin Mobile is perhaps one of the biggest names for prepaid service, and they’ve come a long way since inception.

No longer are you limited to low-cost, low-power phones — now you can get in on the prepaid action with newer devices like the Samsung Galaxy S5 or iPhone 5s.

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Facebook Lite Launches to Target Low-End Phones and Emerging Markets

Facebook has just released a low resource version of their immensely popular app onto the Play Store aptly named Facebook Lite. Staying connected and being able to like your friends statuses 24/7 comes at a price with the app historically being a resource hog. With their recent updates the app has gotten better but for those with low end phones this is going to be a much better alternate.

Facebook Lite comes  in at less than 1  [Read More…]

The Best Boost Mobile Phones

If you’re considering going prepaid on Boost Mobile, we’re here to help break down some of the best Boost Mobile phones you can buy. Boost Mobile is a prepaid mobile carrier with service across the United States.

As an alternative to bigger contract carriers, Boost Mobile offers unlimited prepaid plans as a subsidiary of Sprint in the U.S., running on its 3G and LTE networks. You can get Boost Mobile service for as  [Read More…]

Smartphone Futurology: The science behind your next phone’s display

What’s next for one of your phone’s most important components

Welcome to Smartphone Futurology. In this new series of science-filled articles, Mobile Nations guest contributor Shen Ye walks through current technologies in use within our phones, as well as the cutting-edge stuff still being developed in the lab. There’s quite a bit of science ahead, as a lot of the future discussions are based on scientific papers with a vast amount of technical  [Read More…]

Project Ara modular phones will be sold first in Puerto Rico in 2015

Google has revealed that the island territory of Puerto Rico will be the location for the first Project Ara market pilot. The modular smartphone system is scheduled to go on sale in the U.S. territory sometime in 2015.

Cricket Wireless closeout sale cuts prices on select Android phones

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Cricket Wireless is throwing a “closeout” sale on select smartphones, including a number of Android devices. Sold with VISA promotion cards, these 3G and 4G models can be had through January 29 at Cricket stores.

Android-powered models included in the Closeout sale:

ZTE Sonata 4G – FREE after $ 40 rebate card  [Read More…]