Moto X Cyber Monday Sale $140

Motorola has an awesome Moto X Cyber Monday deal that’s too good to pass up

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Motorola has an awesome Moto X Cyber Monday deal that’s too good to pass up

Buyers looking to score a cheaper flagship smartphone this holiday season should definitely check out Motorola’s upcoming Cyber Monday offer for the 2014 Moto X handset, one of the best Android devices of the year. More →

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Samsung Galaxy Christmas Commercial

Samsung thinks you need a house full of Galaxy gadgets to brighten your Christmas

By on November 25, 2014 at 8:15 PM.

Samsung thinks you need a house full of Galaxy gadgets to brighten your Christmas

Samsung on Tuesday released a new promo video to kick off the holiday season, highlighting several Galaxy-branded devices and other Samsung products, with the help of famed Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard, the celebrity couple the company already used in a different ad in mid-September. More →

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iPhone 6 Plus Vs. Galaxy Note

Despite the iPhone 6 Plus, Samsung is still America’s phablet king

By on November 25, 2014 at 7:30 PM.

Despite the iPhone 6 Plus, Samsung is still America’s phablet king

Although 2014 has been a pretty bad year for Samsung overall, the company can still take solace in the fact that people still seem to love its gigantic phones more than any other models — including the iPhone 6 Plus. Chitika has done some analysis of North American smartphone traffic from devices whose displays measure in at 5 inches or greater and has found that despite the added competition from Apple this fall, Samsung is still America’s phablet king. More →

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LG G3 Android 5.0 Lollipop Release Date

LG is already rolling out Lollipop for its best phone of the year

By on November 25, 2014 at 5:05 PM.

LG is already rolling out Lollipop for its best phone of the year

Just as previously teased, LG’s top Android handset of the year is receiving its official Android 5.0 Lollipop update a lot faster than initially expected, with the company having already announced that the Korean version of the G3 is ready to be upgraded to Google’s latest Android version. More →

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Smartphone Contract Comparison U.S.

Survey shows many of you have no idea how much you’re paying for your smartphone

By on November 25, 2014 at 4:18 PM.

Survey shows many of you have no idea how much you’re paying for your smartphone

One of the interesting things about smartphone subsidies is that they’ve essentially convinced many people that they’re getting a steal when they buy a smartphone for $200 with a two-year service agreement, even though they’re making up the difference by being obligated to pay the carrier’s contract rate over the next 24 months. Now gadget trade-in website Gazelle has shared some new survey data with us that suggests many us are completely clueless when it comes to how much we’re really paying for our smartphones. More →

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iPhone and Android Smartphone Health Risks

Here are two ways your iPhone might be killing you softly

By on November 25, 2014 at 3:51 PM.

Here are two ways your iPhone might be killing you softly

For many people nowadays, smartphones such as the iPhone (and any other similar device running Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, and other mobile operating systems) are ubiquitous, must-have, devices that offer instant access to information and entertainment. And while they’re certainly important gadgets that come in handy during modern-day life, they can also have some negative effects on the human body The Register reports, quoting two different studies. More →

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How to Fix Android 5.0 Bugs

Here are all the most annoying Android 5.0 Lollipop bugs – and how to fix them

By on November 25, 2014 at 2:21 PM.

Here are all the most annoying Android 5.0 Lollipop bugs – and how to fix them

The gradual rollout of Android 5.0 Lollipop has been an exciting one, but as with any major software upgrade, there are a few bugs that will need quashing in the coming weeks and months. We’ve covered a few of these bugs recently, including the accidental removal of Silent Mode and the unfortunate persistence of recent apps to stay open after being swiped away. More →

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iPhone 6 Scratched Screens

Forget ‘Bendgate’ – does the iPhone 6 have a major problem with scratched screens?

By on November 25, 2014 at 12:55 PM.

Forget ‘Bendgate’ – does the iPhone 6 have a major problem with scratched screens?

Just when the hoopla around bent iPhone 6 Plus models was starting to die down, AppleInsider brings us word that some iPhone 6 and 6 Plus users are finding that their phones’ screens scratch much more easily than earlier iPhones. More →

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Holiday Buying Guide Smartphones

The holidays are almost here: These are the best smartphones you can buy

The holidays are almost here: These are the best smartphones you can buy

By on November 25, 2014 at 12:30 PM.

Back at the start of the year after Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S5, I suggested that smartphone fans might be in for another boring year in 2014. In some ways, 2014 was boring; we really didn’t see anything that introduced truly novel or revolutionary new features added to smartphones this year. But phones still progressed in 2014, growing faster, sleeker and more powerful than they have ever been before, and there were some terrific phones that launched this year.

As we move into the holiday shopping season, here are the five best high-end smartphones you can buy. More →

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BlackBerry Passport Vs. iPhone 6 Trade In

BlackBerry will pay you up to $550 to dump your iPhone 6 for the Passport

By on November 25, 2014 at 9:05 AM.

BlackBerry will pay you up to $550 to dump your iPhone 6 for the Passport

Do you want to be super productive with a rugged phone that will help you work wide and do real work? Even better, do you want to get $550 to buy it just for trading in your wimpy, un-wide iPhone 6? There’s great news for you, then. Per 9to5Mac, BlackBerry has announced a limited-time offer that will give you up to $550 if you trade in the iPhone 6 for the Passport. More →

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iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Gaming and Continuity

Video: Check out Apple’s hilarious new iPhone 6 commercials

By on November 25, 2014 at 8:30 AM.

Video: Check out Apple’s hilarious new iPhone 6 commercials

Apple has released a couple of new 30-second iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus TV commercials, following the same theme it has used for various similar clips: The company is basically highlighting certain iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus features with the help of the same two celebrities who did voice overs for the previous ads, including Justing Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon. More →

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BlackBerry Passport Red White Colors

The ‘sexy’ BlackBerry Passport is now available in two new colors

By on November 24, 2014 at 9:30 PM.

The ‘sexy’ BlackBerry Passport is now available in two new colors

The BlackBerry Passport isn’t selling as well as the iPhone 6 but it has a dedicated and passionate following, including one tech reporter who described the device as “sexy.” And now loyal BlackBerry fans have two new options to make this “sexy” device look even more colorful as BlackBerry has announced that you’ll soon be able to get the Passport in both red and white. More →

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