Tag Archive: U.S.


Nokia 7.1 review: One of the best smartphone values available in the U.S.

You won’t find a better way to spend $ 350 on a smartphone this year.

The $ 200 to $ 400 price range is one of the most competitive in the United States, and while it’s long been dominated by brands such as Motorola, LG, and Samsung, Nokia’s steadily been making its voice heard and letting everyone know that it too can deliver excellent smartphones at even better prices.

Handsets like the Nokia 5 and Nokia 6.1  [Read More…]

Motorola One headed to U.S. as Best Buy exclusive

The Motorola One was announced at IFA 2018, but saw only an international release at the outset. But just in time for the holiday season, Motorola is bringing its Android One smartphone to the U.S. The Motorola One will be sold exclusively through Best Buy, with online sales beginning on November 9 and in-store sales beginning on November 11. It should also be noted that the black version will only be sold online, and the white version will only be  [Read More…]

Google CEO Sundar Pichai to testify in the U.S. House this November

The company’s being questioned on a bias against conservatives.

On Friday, September 28, Reuters reported that Google CEO Sundar Pichai will be testifying in the United States House Judiciary Committee this November following concerns from Republicans that Google shows a bias against conservatives.

Pichai will be asked about whether or not Google’s search algorithms are influenced in any way to be biased against conservative viewpoints and more favorable to liberal ones. Along with this, Pichai will also  [Read More…]

New silver and black Galaxy Note 9 colors coming to the U.S. starting Oct 5

Some sleek colors to keep sales moving into the holiday season.

The Galaxy Note 9 launched in the U.S. in two color options: a stunning blue and standout purple. But it isn’t like Samsung to just release a phone and let it be — there are always enticing new colors coming out. That’s why the company is announcing two new colors, “Cloud Silver” and “Midnight Black,” for the U.S. market.

Cloud Silver is an altogether new  [Read More…]

Android Central’s guide to U.S. prepaid wireless plans

Sick of committing to annual contracts? Enjoy the flexibility of a prepaid wireless plan.

The days of being locked into a lengthy wireless contract are over, as there is a plethora of prepaid options that allow you to pay for your phone service on a month-to-month basis. We’ve taken the liberty of breaking down the top prepaid wireless options for you in this handy guide.

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One of the first things you should consider when  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy A6 and Galaxy Tab A 10.5 coming to the U.S. Sept. 14

Both gadgets are being sold on their own and at carriers.

Now that the Galaxy Note 9‘s been out in the wild for a couple weeks, Samsung’s launching two new devices in the U.S. to make sure its portfolio is stocked for the 2018 holiday shopping season. Starting September 14, both the Galaxy A6 and Galaxy Tab A 10.5 are coming to the States.

The Galaxy A6 is a mid-range phone that was first announced back in  [Read More…]

ZTE Axon 9 Pro officially announced with no plans for a U.S. release

Pricing is set at €649 in Europe.

Following a teaser from the company earlier this month, ZTE’s officially unveiled the Axon 9 Pro at IFA 2018 in Berlin.

The Axon 9 Pro is the long-awaited successor to the Axon 7 from 2016, and if you live in a market where the phone’s being sold, you’re in for a real treat.

At first glance, the Axon 9 Pro has all the makings of a typical 2018 flagship. There’s  [Read More…]

Everyone in the U.S. can now sign up for Google One

Google’s replacement for paid Drive plans is ready for primetime.

This past May, Google announced that it was taking its paid Drive storage plans and rebranding them as “Google One.” The service has been accepting new members on a limited basis since then, but starting today, it’s opening up to everyone in the United States.

In a blog post that was published on August 15, Google noted that:

Recently, we introduced Google One, a plan that gives you  [Read More…]

Sprint and LG are making the first 5G-capable phone in the U.S.

5G is coming sooner than you think.

Motorola may have already shown off a 5G Moto Mod for its new Moto Z3, but that accessory isn’t due to be released until early 2019 — and even then, it’s just an add-on that attaches to the back of your phone. Another device to purchase, another device to keep charged, and another device to carry with you at all times.

For 5G to really start taking off, we’re going to  [Read More…]

Asus ZenFone 5Z and ZenFone Live now available in the U.S.

The phones cost $ 499 and $ 109, respectively.

Asus has a couple new Android handsets up for sale in the United States starting today, including the ZenFone 5Z and Android Go-powered ZenFone Live. The 5Z is definitely the more exciting of the bunch, so let’s touch on that one first.

The ZenFone 5Z is Asus’s flagship phone for 2018, and in regards to both price and features, is a direct competitor with the OnePlus 6. There’s  [Read More…]