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Everything old is new again: BlackBerry unveils the Classic

By on December 17, 2014 at 10:14 AM.

Everything old is new again: BlackBerry unveils the Classic

BlackBerry is through trying to mimic Apple and Google, which is why it’s decided to kick things old school this year and release devices that emphasize its iconic physical QWERTY keyboards. And now the company has just unveiled its biggest throwback device yet that not only features a physical keyboard but also brings back function keys, trackpads and other old-timey BlackBerry staples. Yes, we’re talking about the BlackBerry Classic. More →

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Gresso Regal Black Edition

This is the world’s most stunning new Android phone – and it’ll only cost you $5,000

This is the world’s most stunning new Android phone – and it’ll only cost you $5,000

By on December 17, 2014 at 9:55 AM.

While there’s no question that the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are beautiful smartphones, some might argue that Apple’s 2012 iPhone 5 and last year’s iPhone 5s feature an overall look that is more sleek and sophisticated. Now, imagine that sophisticated design was given harder lines, darker tones and a 5-inch full HD display, and it was built out of titanium and 18k gold instead of aluminum.

Meet the new limited-edition Regal Black Edition luxury Android phone from Gresso. More →

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Galaxy Note 4 NoteMyDay Ads

Check out some of Samsung’s best Galaxy Note 4 ads yet

By on December 16, 2014 at 10:30 PM.

Check out some of Samsung’s best Galaxy Note 4 ads yet

Samsung’s marketing department has initiated about half a dozen campaigns for the Galaxy Note 4 since its launch, some more successful than others, but the #NoteMyDay videos might be the most clever the company has published so far. Partnering with two of the biggest names in social media, Samsung’s latest ad campaign might just turn your frown upside down. More →

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T-Mobile Data Stash Plans

The sneaky brilliance of T-Mobile’s Data Stash plans

By on December 16, 2014 at 3:05 PM.

The sneaky brilliance of T-Mobile’s Data Stash plans

T-Mobile may be an “Un-carrier” but it’s not a charity — it’s here to make money. So while its new Data Stash plans that let customers on capped plans roll over unused data to the next month are good deals for some subscribers, they also come with a side benefit for T-Mobile: They give wireless subscribers an incentive to sign up for more expensive monthly plans. More →

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HTC Hima (HTC M9) Release Date

New report may reveal launch details for next year’s flagship HTC phone

By on December 16, 2014 at 2:40 PM.

New report may reveal launch details for next year’s flagship HTC phone

Early leaks have already offered some details about HTC’s upcoming flagship device, codenamed HTC Hima and believed to be the HTC One (M9) handset, but that doesn’t mean the handset will be unveiled anytime soon. More →

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Apple iPhone 7 Concept Pictures

This ‘iPhone 7′ concept shows just how much better the iPhone can get

By on December 16, 2014 at 12:50 PM.

This ‘iPhone 7′ concept shows just how much better the iPhone can get

The iPhone 6 is one of the world’s best smartphones but there’s always room for improvement. As we’ve noted before, one area where Apple could actually take a page from LG’s newest smartphones is the way LG maximizes its devices’ display space while eliminating as much extra space around the display as possible. More →

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Top 10 Android Phones

The 10 best Android devices in the world, ranked by everyday performance

The 10 best Android devices in the world, ranked by everyday performance

By on December 16, 2014 at 11:01 AM.

Benchmark test scores provide a decent way to get a general idea of a smartphone or tablet’s performance, but at the end of the day they’re still just numbers on a piece of paper (or on a computer screen, as the case may be). In reality, a tablet with sky-high test scores might still provide a choppy experience when certain apps are in use, and an entry-level smartphone with low test scores might provide a user experience that is surprisingly smooth.

The problem, of course, is that it’s practically impossible to truly take everyday usage into consideration when quantifying and ranking smartphones and tablets. More →

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T-Mobile Uncarrier 8.0 Announced

T-Mobile’s bold new ‘Un-carrier’ plan unveiled: Data Stash lets you keep unused data each month

By on December 16, 2014 at 10:40 AM.

T-Mobile’s bold new ‘Un-carrier’ plan unveiled: Data Stash lets you keep unused data each month

T-Mobile is still coming up with clever new ways to shake up the wireless industry and on Tuesday it revealed its “Un-carrier 8.0″ plan that will let users with capped plans roll over unused data an apply it to future months’ data caps. During his announcement of the new plan, T-Mobile CEO John Legere pointed out that many wireless customers have unused data every month because they are so nervous about getting hit with overage charges that they don’t want to come anywhere close to reaching their monthly limits. More →

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OnePlus One Mini Specs

Leak: This is the next smartphone from OnePlus, makers of 2014’s most exciting Android phone

By on December 16, 2014 at 10:08 AM.

Leak: This is the next smartphone from OnePlus, makers of 2014’s most exciting Android phone

Specs and other details surrounding the next smartphone set to launch from OnePlus, makers of 2014’s most exciting Android smartphone, may have just been revealed. What’s more, those details come by way of a pair of leaked photos that may provide our first look at the next-generation OnePlus handset, which seemingly sports impressive specs and an even lower price tag than the already affordable OnePlus One. More →

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iPhone 6 Milky Way Wallpaper

The story behind the Milky Way wallpaper on your iPhone 6

By on December 16, 2014 at 9:26 AM.

The story behind the Milky Way wallpaper on your iPhone 6

Apple has a penchant for plastering beautiful scenery on all of its new devices, so you probably weren’t surprised to find a gorgeous shot of the Milky Way beneath the apps on your iPhone 6. The man who captured in the image in the first place, on the other hand, was completely taken aback. More →

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BlackBerry Passport Best Features

BlackBerry explains what the haters don’t get about the Passport

By on December 15, 2014 at 7:45 PM.

BlackBerry explains what the haters don’t get about the Passport

Just like Taylor Swift, BlackBerry knows that its haters are gonna hate, hate, hate, hate, hate its newest flagship smartphone. To set the record straight, the company has posted a humorous article that details “11 things wrong with the BlackBerry Passport,” even though all 11 items listed are actually the device’s purported strengths. More →

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Apple iPhone 6 16GB Vs. 64GB

Another reason Apple should (but probably won’t) kill off 16GB iPhones

By on December 15, 2014 at 12:05 PM.

Another reason Apple should (but probably won’t) kill off 16GB iPhones

One thing that many Apple fans have criticized the company for this year has been releasing 16GB models of both its newest iPhones and iPads even though it’s clear that most users need more storage on those devices. Now Business Insider points us to a new study that offers still more fodder against Apple’s insistence on making 16GB the lowest possible tier for storage space on its iPhones and iPads. More →

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