Tag Archive: Phones


The Best Android Phones

“What’s the best phone right now?” That’s probably the question we get around here more than any other. It’s subjective, and it’s not easy to answer. And truth be told there are whole lot of phones out there right now that you just can’t go wrong with.

So as we head into the winter holiday shopping season, we’re going to take a look at what’s available now and simply say this:

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Oregon Senator introduces bill to thwart government snooping in phones, PCs

Senator Ron Wyden has introduced a bill that would prohibit the U.S. government from mandating backdoor access into the smartphones and computers of Americans. The bill comes after the FBI engaged in a standoff with tech giants like Apple and Google over the use of encryption software on newer phones. Law enforcement officials cite public safety as a concern and claim that having backdoor access could help in criminal investigations.

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The best T-Mobile phones

We’re compiling the very best T-Mobile phones across all platforms, so you can take a quick look at a glance, and find more information easily. Whether you’re a long-time T-Mobile subscriber, or you’re switching and want to find out what’s available at a glance, this should help you out.

The Best Verizon Prepaid phones

We’re taking a good hard look at the selection of Verizon prepaid phones available, and are rounding them all up here for your reference. Going month-to-month on Verizon has its perks, though there are compromises to be made when signing up for any prepaid carrier.

The biggest drawback is that you need to fork over a fair bit of cash up front for a new device, since it isn’t subsidized over the  [Read More…]

Amazon offering 15+ Android phones for one penny [AT&T] (G3, One M8, Galaxy S4, Galaxy Note 3, Moto X)

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Looking to pick up a new smartphone for yourself or someone near to you? Have you considered checking out Amazon for that next handset? Indeed, the online giant offers devices from a variety of carriers, often cheaper than the wireless providers.

As we often do, we’ve gathered up a handful of the currently discounted smartphones and collected them below. Below you’ll find some of the goods from AT&T,  [Read More…]

Amazon offering 15+ Android phones for one penny [Verizon]

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Looking to pick up a new smartphone for yourself or someone near to you? Have you considered checking out Amazon for that next handset? Indeed, the online giant offers devices from a variety of carriers, often cheaper than the wireless providers.

As we often do, we’ve gathered up a handful of the currently discounted smartphones and collected them below. Below you’ll find some of the goods from Verizon,  [Read More…]

The Best Android Phones

“What’s the best phone right now?” That’s probably the question we get around here more than any other. It’s subjective, and it’s not easy to answer. And truth be told there are whole lot of phones out there right now that you just can’t go wrong with.

So as we head into the winter holiday shopping season, we’re going to take a look at what’s available now and simply say this:

These are  [Read More…]

Reported Samsung restructuring could better integrate homes, phones

Samsung Electronics reportedly is looking at a major re-organization after slumping sales at its smartphone division, according to the Wall Street Journal. With the change in management, one scenario could have co-CEO B.K. Yoon of Samsung’s home appliance and television business take the reins of mobile from J.K. Shin, long the worldwide face of Samsung’s smartphone business.

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Android One phones reportedly not welcome at many Indian retailers

A recent report claims that many brick-and-mortar retailers in India have refused to sell the three current Android One smartphones, because Google and its hardware partners decided back in September to give online sales a head start.

Google removes silent mode from phones with Lollipop

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Android 5.0 Lollipop brings a lot of new features and a whole new look with the material design makeover, but it seems that the update also removes the ability to put the phone on silent.

Previously in KitKat, lowering the volume all the way down moved the phone into vibrate mode then into silent, but now lowering the volume only offers vibrate mode.

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