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Alcatel One Touch X'Pop

Alcatel One Touch X’Pop at 2013 CES

Alcatel’s new top of the line smartphone is the appropriately named One Touch X’Pop, and I was able to check it out on the show floor at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, NV. The Alcatel One Touch X’Pop packs a punch with its large 4.5-inch touchscreen display and 1GHz dual-core processor. It […] Read more

Alcatel One Touch S'Pop

Alcatel One Touch S’Pop at 2013 CES

One of the four phones that Alcatel was showing off at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas was the One Touch S’Pop. This mid-tier smartphone is powered by Android v4.1 and sports a decent 3.5-inch touchscreen display. The Alcatel One Touch S’Pop is not planned to be released in the U.S. at this […] Read more

Huawei Ascend D2

Huawei Ascend D2 at 2013 CES

Huawei was on a roll at the 2013 CES with several smartphone launches. One of the most exciting is the Huawei Ascend D2 – this powerful smartphone packs a 1.5GHz quad-core processor with 2GB of RAM and a whopping 13 megapixel autofocus camera! This phone also packs in a whopping 3000mAh battery, which should offer […] Read more

Alcatel One Touch M'Pop

Alcatel One Touch M’Pop at CES 2013

One of several phones that Alcatel launched at CES 2013 was the Alcatel One Touch M’Pop that is powered by Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. This phone has a nice display at 4 inches and it should be available in the US in the near future. Check out everything it has to offer as Ricky takes a […] Read more

ZTE Grand S LTE

ZTE Grand S LTE at 2013 CES

Judging by the few smartphones that were announced and shown off at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, bigger is better. One example of this is the freshly announced ZTE Grand S LTE. This smartphone packs a 5-inch high-resolution 1080p display, and is claimed to be the thinnest smartphone on the planet! It […] Read more

Top 5 Grilling Apps

So BBQ season is here and you want to be up for the title of “Captain of the Cookout”? There’s an app for that! Even if you’re a amateur griller, there are plenty of apps for iOS and Android that’ll provide you with enough recipes and temperature suggestions to help you con your guests into […] Read more

The HTC One X Lands At RadioShack And CTIA Wireless

Today is an exciting day at RadioShack – the HTC One X for AT&T is now available at your local RadioShack! This smartphone packs a dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor that most reviewers have said is the fastest and most battery efficient processor on the block. It’s also running the latest version of Android, v4.0 (also […] Read more

Android Apps I Can’t Live Without

We do a monthly ‘top apps’ blog post here on The Shack Blog, but I wanted to go a bit more personal and share a list of the apps that I personally can’t live without on my Android-powered smartphone. I’ve been using Android for a few years now, on several different handsets, and these are […] Read more