Tag Archive: Smartphones


The new iOttie iTap 2 magnetic mounts are designed for larger smartphones

Secure your phone and drive safe.

The new iTap Magnetic 2 car mount series from iOttie includes stronger magnets, larger models, and a variety of ways to secure your smartphone to your car. For a while there, smartphones were getting smaller. Now we’re seeing a lot of Plus sizes and larger screens. The iTap Magnetic 2 appeals to these larger phones while still giving you the flexibility to use something smaller.

Each version of the iTap will  [Read More…]

Top Android smartphones that come with a gradient colored back

It’s overwhelming how many smartphone models are currently available on the market today. However, it wouldn’t be an understatement to say that phone colors are often just so incredibly dull. You get the same old black, white, silver and gray, in glossy or matte. So anytime a company decides to do something else, it really catches everyone’s attention.

Well, recently an exciting new trend has emerged. We’ve started seeing more and more phones boasting a distinctive dual-tone gradient on the  [Read More…]

AT&T prepaid promo shaves $50 off select smartphones

AT&T’s prepaid branch is offering a promotion for those looking to buy a budget handset this fall. So starting now until January 10, 2019 the carrier will be shaving off $ 50 select phone models from its portfolio.

This means you’ll be able to get an iPhone 6s for $ 149.99 or an iPhone SE for $ 69.99. AT&T prepaid also has some Android phones on sale. For example, during the period the Samsung Galaxy Prime 3 will sell for  [Read More…]

Best smartphones that don’t come with a notched display

Whether you like it or not, the smartphone notch is spreading like wildfire. After the iPhone X and Essential Phone brought the notch to the masses, many other major brands including Huawei, ASUS, LG and OnePlus have followed suit.

But what about fans of the classic design? What are they to do in 2018? Is the only solution to abandon yourself to the notch? Far from it. Fortunately, there are still many companies that have chosen to abstain from including  [Read More…]

The best budget Android smartphones you can buy right now (September 2018)

You need a new device but (rightly) think spending north of $ 800 is insanity, right? Well, you’re not alone. An entire segment of budget flagship devices has sprung up and they’re surprisingly good! Today we’re taking a look at the best phones you can purchase if you have between $ 300 and $ 500 to spend.

Without further ado, here’s our list.

OnePlus 6

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Android Pie actually fixes a smartphone’s biggest problem: battery life

Welcome to our new AI-powered battery saving overlords (please don’t kill all humans).

I carry around a BlackBerry KEY2 as my “daily driver” but my other phone — the one I use for work and do random things to and install random stuff — is a Pixel 2. The small Pixel. The best Pixel. Well, best in everything but battery life.

The smaller Pixel 2 has a 2,700 mAh battery compared to the bigger 3,520 mAh battery  [Read More…]

UK Deal: Save big on smartphones from Motorola, Nokia, Huawei and more

Prices start from just £59 in this limited time offer

Amazon UK is offering a number of smartphones with up to 35% off, meaning some big savings for those in the market for a new handset. The deal includes phones from Motorola, Nokia, Honor, Huawei and more with over £100 off selected models.

Whether you want the cutting edge camera tech of the Huawei P20 Pro, the balance of price and specs in the Nokia 7 Plus,  [Read More…]

Unlocked smartphones are on sale from $79 at Amazon, including the Essential Phone

Prime Day is calling with an exclusive discount.

In celebration of Prime Day, Amazon is offering discounts on a selection of unlocked smartphones including options like the Essential Phone and the Honor 7X. There’s also a Samsung wireless charger on sale for $ 30. These deals are exclusively available to Prime members as part of Amazon’s Prime Day. If you’re not a member, you can still grab today’s discounts by starting a free 30-day trial.

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UMIDIGI One and One Pro compact smartphones are coming soon (Promoted)

Chinese manufacturer UMIDIGI is preparing to launch yet another smartphone series that features the popular notch.

Building on the success of the Z2 family, UMIDIGI plans to introduce the One and One Pro smartphones in the near future. The phones are going to be offered in Carbon Fiber and Twilight, two color options the Z2 Pro will also be sold in.

Indeed, at a glance, the two smartphones series look quite similar. But the UMIDIGI One and One Plus include  [Read More…]

What is an IP Rating for smartphones?

Have you ever found yourself looking at a new smartphone or wearable, wondering just what that IP68 rating means? How does that affect you as a potential customer or user? Does it differ from an IP67 rating? If so, how?

An increasing number of Android handsets and gadgets are being released with variations of an IP rating. Short for an Ingress Protection marking, it’s a two-digit code that signals how the device will stand up to the elements. It’s here  [Read More…]