Phones

How to unlock your iPhone to use with a different carrier

If your iPhone is paid off, then you are free to switch networks.<p>Perhaps you moved to a new area where your carrier doesn't have great coverage. Or maybe you simply want to lower your monthly bill and found a better deal from another carrier. No matter your reason, it's perfectly legal to unlock …

Gear & Gadgets

Everything we think we know about the Samsung Galaxy S8

Next week in New York, Samsung will finally reveal the Galaxy S8. The handset has a lot riding on it — not simply because it’s a brand-defining flagship from one of the biggest names in the business or because the company seems to have delayed it quite a bit as it’s worked to get things righ. Next …

Samsung

Why you don’t need the Nokia 3310

Everyone was praising the Nokia 3310 after it was introduced in Barcelona during Mobile World Congress 2017. It’s amazing how much hype it was able to accumulate at the show, which was especially evident at HMD’s booth with the giant crowds huddling over the phones. Unbelievable is one way of …

Nokia 3310

Apple Patent Shows an iPhone Turning Into a MacBook

Want to process your iPhone photos for Instagram on a laptop without having to transfer any files? In the future there may be a crazy new way you can …

iPhoneography

Images of Samsung Galaxy S8 cases and accessories reportedly leak

A few days ago, the German website <i>WinFuture.de</i> posted leaked info and a low-res image of the rumored DeX dock for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8. Now the same site has not only posted a higher res image of the DeX dock, but also some more images and info on a host of apparently official Galaxy S8 …

Samsung Galaxy

Huawei P10 Lite hands-on

The Lite variants of the Huawei P series are more of their own sub-brand than they are variations on their flagship namesake. So when I went hands-on with the Huawei P10 Lite at an indoor skydiving center recently, I was expecting to see more of a successor to the Huawei P9 Lite than a device with …

Huawei

Will Windows Surface Phone Win the War Against Android and Apple iOS?

The global mobile market is not available to Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for the taking. Redmond understands that it can’t just waltz into …

Windows Mobile

Blackview BV7000 Pro Review - The Best-looking Budget Rugged IP68 Smartphone Yet

Good rugged phones are usually expensive and they don’t have the best specifications out there. I just came across the Blackview BV7000 Pro, which is …

Mobile

Let’s settle this – fingerprint sensor on the back, or on the front?

Ok people, let put it all out there. Right here, right now. I know you’re probably an advocate for one or the other, so this is your moment. This is …

Technology

BLUBOO 3.28 promo is coming up and yes, there are $3.28 phones up for grabs

If you’re familiar at all with how little-known Chinese smartphone brand BLUBOO works, it makes a whole bunch of phones with fairly derivative …

Technology

Forget bezel-free displays, we want smartphones that don't need a case

Going bezel-less is shaping up to be one of the biggest smartphone trends of the year. Edge-to-edge displays are striking, and it's advantageous to …

Samsung Galaxy

SNAP! Pro's New HD Wide Lens for iPhone Almost Totally Kills Distortion

Last year, we reviewed the SNAP! Pro iPhone camera case and really fell in love with its overall versatility. So when the company recently announced …

Cameras

Revealed: The secret Chrome and Google Search tricks that'll make your browser even more powerful

Both Pac-Man and Breakout can be played on your desktop computer and there's also a secret game for when you don't have an internet connection.<p>To …

Google

Nokia confirms global launch for upcoming Android phones

Nokia’s upcoming lineup of Android phones may not be a dream come true for Android enthusiasts, since even the highest end Nokia 6 is a mid-range …

Nokia

The newest Moto G is the best phone you can buy for under $300

For the past four years, Lenovo's Moto G line has been something like the platonic ideal of an Android phone: cheap and good enough.<p>It can never compete with an iPhone on its face, but because it sells for a fraction of the cost of a "flagship" device, it's always easy enough to gloss over its …

Motorola

Oh man this leaked Samsung Galaxy S8 video is a game-changer. A goddamn game-changer.

Do you <i>live and breathe</i> Samsung? Are you a <i>true</i> Samsung fan, or just a <i>casual</i>?<p>OK, now that we have that cleared up, let's take a look at this stunning — nay, breathtaking — nine-second video of someone typing on a Samsung Galaxy S8.<p>Isn't it beautiful? Notice how the touchscreen appears to function as …

Samsung

Review: The $229 Moto G5 Plus stands as the king of budget Android (for now)

Downgraded camera and questionable update policy tarnish another solid upgrade.<p>We’ve documented the decline of Motorola under Lenovo extensively. We …

Motorola

Musemage is Apple’s Free App Store App of the Week

Pro-level video recording and editing app <i>Musemage</i> is Apple’s free App Store App of the Week. The app will usually put a $4 hole in your iTunes …

Photography

The Moto G5 Plus works hard for your money

Words such as "cheap," "affordable," "bargain" and "budget" are often slapped onto products that are good in their own right but still inexpensive. I adore these value products because when I buy one, I feel smart for getting something that works well enough and didn't kill my wallet.<p>For years, …

Motorola

4 Free Video-Editing Apps for Your Smartphone

Once upon a time, the only way to master the fine art of video editing was to pack your things and move to Hollywood. And then computer software such …

Apps

Huawei Mate 9 review: The US perspective

Huawei’s devices have been primarily targeted at European and Asian markets, but the company has more recently been trying to enter the US market. …

Huawei

What are the best camera phones for 2017?

In such advanced era, it is no wonder to see multiple technologies infused into one device. Gone are the days when people used to carry cameras to …

Samsung Galaxy

Moto G5 Plus on Amazon: Is this exclusive, affordable smartphone worth buying?

The affordable smartphone market has yet another device debut. Lenovo has released a low-cost Motorola smartphone in the U.S. market: the Moto G5 …

Motorola

HTC U Ultra review

Buy now from HTC<p>It’s no secret that HTC has had a rough go of it for the past few years, despite offering solid flagship devices renowned for their beautiful design, build quality, and fantastic audio experience. With that said, it unfortunately has been a case of “more of the same” when it comes …

HTC

Six rumours about Samsung's next big product, the Galaxy S8

Rumours suggest technology giant Samsung’s next edition of the Galaxy smartphone will be unlike anything on the market today, and fans are waiting …

Samsung Galaxy

Mint SIM vs. MetroPCS: Which is better for you?

How does Mint SIM stack up against MetroPCS? Here's our comparison!<p>Mint SIM and MetroPCS are both mobile virtual network operators — MVNOs for short. …

Mobile

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

The Motorola Moto G5 Plus ($299 as tested) is the successor to last year's G4 Plus, but the two phones couldn't be more different. Gone is the cheap …

Mobile Technology

The cheapest Moto G5 Plus deal is available on Amazon right now

One of the best budget phones coming out of MWC 2017 this year is the Moto G5 series, and Lenovo’s brand new Motorola handset is about to launch in …

Motorola

DEAL: the Huawei Mate 9 gets a 18% (€133) discount

The Huawei Mate 9 is one of the most expensive smartphones currently on the market. The phone has a lot to offer, but its €699.99 sticker price is …

Huawei

Lenovo Moto G5 Plus

• Turbo charging support<br>• A mostly-premium design<br>• Long battery life<br>• Up-to-date software<br>• Dual-SIM plus microSD support<br>• Water repellant nano-coating<br>• Well-built …

Mobile