All Posts: smartphone

Chromecast, Apple TV, or Roku?

It’s all the rage, these neat little attachments  to your television.  The Chromecast, Apple TV, and Roku have been making the rounds on all kinds of news of late, but what are the real differences between them, and what do they really do? These nifty little machines are media streaming devices.  That means that they […] Read more

RadioShack SOL REPUBLIC Motorola Prize Pack

Demo The Deck And Win!

If you’re hosting a party in the next few months – and something tells me most of you will – you’re definitely going to want to check out the SOL REPUBLIC x Motorola DECK. This Bluetooth portable speaker is really sweet, sounds great, and the Heist mode helps you keep the music social. With Heist […] Read more

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What’s New with iOS 7

iOS users, rejoice! The day has finally come. On September 18th, Apple released its new iOS 7 software update, making it available to download both Over-The-Air and via iTunes. iOS 7 brings a newly re-designed user interface and adds several new features to iOS devices. If you’re wondering what’s new with iOS 7, then wonder […] Read more

LG Optimus F7

Hands-On With The LG Optimus F7

Years ago, there was a stigma around ‘prepaid’ phones only being used by folks who were….well…..up to no good. However, today, that’s completely changed. Prepaid (or ‘no-contract’) phones are becoming the norm, especially as phone prices get lower and the monthly service plans get better, with most of them including unlimited minutes, messaging, and even […] Read more

Galaxy S 4 Active

Testing The Samsung Galaxy S 4 Active

When Samsung announced the Galaxy S 4, I was, quite frankly, somewhat surprised that it didn’t have a water resistant nanocoating, like some flagship smartphones have these days. However, a few weeks later, I was pleased to see the rumors emerge of a ‘Galaxy S 4 Active’, which would be a more ruggedized version of […] Read more

Kyocera Torque

Testing The Rugged Kyocera Torque for Sprint

Rugged smartphones are probably one of my favorite things to get to play with. Most smartphones are just big sheets of glass with some circuitry inside – they’re relatively fragile, and they’re not typically something you would submerge in water or throw dirt on, unless you have a protective case on it. The Kyocera Torque, […] Read more

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What Is 4G LTE And Why Should You Care?

Years ago, when cellphones were just starting to be available to consumers, it was pretty easy to pick the right phone. They all worked on a single network, and pretty much just made phone calls and received phone calls. Over the years, though, as technology has advanced, cellphones have gotten smaller, thinner, and been loaded […] Read more

LG Optimus G

The LG Optimus G Is Now Available

When it comes to smartphones these days, they all look pretty much the same, right? A big display, maybe some buttons along the bottom and on the edges, and that’s about it. It’s the insides that really make the difference, and the LG Optimus G is one that really stands out. This phone has some […] Read more