Tag Archive: Phones


Eight Android phones to buy instead of the 8GB iPhone 5c

Apple’s new cut-price iPhone model is still more expensive than many high-end Android phones

Apple has this morning launched an 8GB version of the iPhone 5c — a new budget offering for those willing to trade cut-down internal storage for a slightly reduced price tag. In the UK, a SIM-free 8GB iPhone 5c will set you back £429 directly from Apple’s online store — a saving of only £40 compared to the 16GB 5c, but a  [Read More…]

Google Wallet tap and pay support ending for phones not running KitKat in April

Feature to be removed from device not running Android 4.4 or higher on April 14, 2014

Google Wallet’s tap and pay feature is soon to become a KitKat only affair. According to a message sent out to users with the feature enabled, but running a lower version of Android, the new, different technology used means older versions will not be able to support it, and support for the old method is being dropped.

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Best Android games for phones

Looking for a fast fix with your Android games? Look no further

Playing games while on the move can be tricky. You’re dealing with the relatively small screen of a smartphone and short amounts of free time. Meanwhile many games focus on longer play sessions and small, detailed controls. For tablet play that’s fine, but we’re rounding up bite-sized, finger-friendly fun available on Android that’s best suited for smartphones.

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Samsung releases Slacker-powered Milk Music free for high-end Galaxy phones

Milk Music

A premium ad-free radio service that doesn’t cost a dime

In case you can’t find what you need from other free Internet Radio services, Samsung has released Milk Music for the Galaxy S3, Galaxy S4, Galaxy S5, Galaxy Note 2, Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy Mega and Galaxy S4 Mini.

Powered by Slacker, Milk Music features over 200 genre-based and curated stations, with 13 million songs. There is a strong ocus on discovery,  [Read More…]

‘Product Engineer’ Ashton Kutcher will actually be designing phones for Lenovo

Ashton Kutcher

Two-and-a-half special-edition smartphones

It was back in October that Lenovo signed up Ashton Kutcher as their newest “product engineer”, a move that was more marketing stunt than anything else. Or so we thought.

Lenovo Chief Marketing Officer David Roman says that Kutcher actually is going to be designing phones for Lenovo. He might not be a technical engineer that works with chipsets, sensors, and the like, but he’s also going to be  [Read More…]

The best U.S. Android Phones – As of Feb. 1, 2012

Best Phones - U.S. edition

Welcome to the best Android Phones as of Feb. 1, 2012. Or you can call them our favorite Android phones. Or the top Android phones. Really, call them whatever you want. Here’s what you’re getting: Our unabashed, unapologetic and unequivocal list of what we consider to be the best Android smartphones available on the four major U.S. carriers today.

You can’t have this sort of list  [Read More…]

Radio Shack now guarantees that it has the lowest price on cell phones

Radio Shack now guarantees that it has the lowest price on cell phones

Radio Shack is known for throwing customers a bargain here and there, but the company is making that a daily fixture at its retail stores. Today, Radio Shack  [Read More…]

The best Canadian Android Phones – As of Feb. 2, 2012

The Best Canadian Android Phones

Welcome to the best Canadian Android Phones as of Feb. 2, 2012. Or you can call them our favorite Android phones. Or the top Android phones. Really, call them whatever you want. Here’s what you’re getting: Our unabashed, unapologetic and unequivocal list of what we consider to be the best Android smartphones available on the three major Canadian carriers today.

Just like with our American list, you can’t  [Read More…]

Sky Go brings live TV streaming to select HTC and Samsung Android phones in the UK next month

Sky Go brings live TV streaming to select HTC and Samsung Android phones in the UK next month

The Sky broadcasting company will begin letting its customers watch live programming on their Android phones beginning next  [Read More…]

Motorola shipped 1 million tablets, 18.7 million phones in 2011

Motorola shipped 1 million tablets, 18.7 million phones in 2011

Remember all those times where we tried to play the guessing games about how many Motorola Xoom’s were shipped? Well, we don’t have to guess anymore because Motorola has finally told us – about  [Read More…]