Sprint Is Offering Shared Prepaid Data At Walmart

Sprint, through it's prepaid subsidiary, Virgin Mobile, has been playing with the family plan concept at Walmart. While family plans have always been targeted to "on contract" customers, Walmart has the largest population of prepaid customers in the United States and Sprint is taking advantage of that with Virgin Mobile. Previously, the nation's third largest [...]

The LG G Flex 2 Is All About That Bass

No that's not a banana in your pocket it's the new banana shaped LG G Flex 2. We aren't certain what the South Korean companies fixation with curvy smartphones is, but this time they seemed to have nailed it. After Monday morning's LG press conference we got to spend some time with Ethan that showed [...]

Rumors Have Xiamoi Set To Launch New Dual Curved Edge Phone

Earlier this year, Samsung released the Galaxy Note Edge, the worlds first phone that featured a rounded display. The rounded display, however, was only on one side of the device. Not to be outdone, Gizmochina is reporting that Xiaomi is set to release a phone that features two rounded edges: A new device claiming to be [...]

New Research Shows Samsung’s Market Share is Falling Fast

According to a new report from technology research company Gartner, Samsung is still the leader in the smartphone market, but not by as much. According to the report, in Q3 of 2014, Samsung sold a little more than 73 million devices worldwide.Gartner Press Releases, "Gartner Says Sales of Smartphones Grew 20 Percent in Third Quarter [...]

Microsoft: All Siri Did Was Get Bigger

I've got one of those tree falls in the woods questions, if a smartphone, mobile based digital assistant has better functionality than any other digital assistant on the market, but the smartphones it's in only have 3% of the market, is it really better? That's the question that probably has people in Redmond Washington scratching [...]

Microsoft Launches 1st Phone without Nokia Branding

There have been hints and leaks trickling out that Microsoft would completely dump the Nokia branding - and to a lesser extent all Windows Phone branding. On Monday, these leaks were finally proven true, as Microsoft launched the Lumia 535. The phone itself is hardly worthy of news, as it is one of the lower end [...]

Phablet Used To Be A Bad Thing, Now It Could Replace The Tablet

A few years back when the first Galaxy Note came out alongside a comparable phone from LG, the word Phablet didn't have the same connotation that it does today. When we saw the first PadPhone three years ago at the International Consumer Electronics Show, it was met with mixed fanfare. Some we're still on a [...]

T-Mobile Crushes The Competition Where It Counts, Again!

We're sitting here wondering how much longer we're going to have to refer to T-Mobile as the fourth largest carrier in the United States. Since John Legere's take over of the carrier, they've been a forced to be reckoned with, which all stems from T-Mobile's "Un Carrier" initiative. T-Mobile was having trouble climbing it's way [...]

Review: LG G3

The Android super phones of 2014 have solidified: The Samsung Galaxy S5, the HTC One M8, and the LG G3. All feature somewhat larger builds, with the M8 speakers giving it more height and the G3 entering phablet territory with a 5.5” screen. The 4.95" Nexus 5 had been my daily driver since it was released [...]

Google Launches 3 Nexus Devices: 6, 9, and Player

On Wednesday, Google unveiled some major new products and software. After months of speculation, it was revealed the the latest Android, until Wednesday "Android L," is Android 5.0 Lollipop. On top of that, Google also revealed the newest additions to the Nexus line of smartphones and tablets: The Nexus 6 and the Nexus 9. Even [...]