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Samsung Galaxy S6 and HTC One M9 are two of the most interesting devices announced at Mobile World Congress. While you can’t miss with any of these two — both are top notch — we know that some folks “can’t live with a Samsung phone” or “just... 

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Just days after pushing iOS 10 beta 6, Apple today started rolling out another iOS 10 beta update. Apple today released iOS 10 beta 7 to registered developers and iOS 10 Public Beta 6 to public testers. If you fall into either of those two groups, you... 

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AT&T’s LG Optimus G Pro receiving Value Pack upd

After LG originally announced its Value Pack update for the Optimus G Pro back in March, it appears that the bundle of software is finally starting to make its way to the AT&T-branded G Pro in the U.S. AT&T announced today on its official Consumer... 

T-Mobile outs JUMP! upgrade program, major LTE expansion a

Today T-Mobile held an event at which it promised its “boldest moves yet,” and while the exact boldness of these moves is something you’ll have to decide for yourself, the magenta carrier did have quite a bit of news to share. First... 

Featured user review Samsung Galaxy Note II 7-10-13

Also representing for Samsung in the top three for another week on the Official Smartphone Rankings is the Galaxy Note II. “good for everything :)” By ALEX MUNIZ on June 30, 2013 Great phone. coming from a galaxy s2 . screen size and battery... 

Apple iPhone 5 makes a comeback on PhoneDog’s Offici

Aaron’s back to list out the top smartphones as voted on by YOU in PhoneDog’s Official Smartphone Rankings!For week 70, the HTC One kept its first place spot on both the People’s Choice and Expert’s Choice charts, dominating the... 

T-Mobile Sony Xperia Z Video Review

We’ve worked with it in the past, but on the heels of T-Mobile’s special event, Aaron goes in-depth with the T-Mobile variant of the popular Sony Xperia Z. Available on July 17th for $99 down and 24 payments of $20, the Sony Xperia Z offers... 

Microsoft pushes Windows Phone 8 support lifecycle to 36 m

It was just a few months ago that we learned of Microsoft’s commitment to support its Windows Phone 7.8 and Windows Phone 8 devices for 18 months. Today Microsoft announced that it’s extending that support lifecycle for Windows Phone 8 hardware,... 

SoftBank and Sprint merger officially complete

Just a day after Sprint’s acquisition of Clearwire reached completion, the same thing has happened with the merger of SoftBank and Sprint. The two carriers announced the news this afternoon, declaring that SoftBank has officially acquired 72 percent... 

Moto X reportedly heading to all four major U.S. carriers

The Motorola leak train keeps on chugging along today thanks to a report with some new details on the Moto X. According to sources speaking to The Wall Street Journal, the upcoming Moto X will be available on all four major U.S. carriers this fall.... 

Google Edition HTC One Video Review

Aaron takes a look at the Sense-free version of the popular HTC One. The Google Play Edition of the HTC One offers the same internals, including a 1.7 GHz quad-core CPU, 4.7-inch 1080p HD display, 4-ultrapixel camera with 1080p HD recording, 2 GB of... 

I will never get over my love for phone cases

Smartphones are a peculiar subject, particularly because many people, including myself, value our smartphones over many other possessions in our lives. Not that the smartphone itself is really all that special – I mean, I could sit there and download... 

Florida inadvertently banned computers and smartphones cla

Florida, home of the hanging chad, has earned another dubious distinction. It allegedly has become the first state in the nation to (inadvertently) ban all internet connected devices, including smartphones, says a report in The Huffington Post. The ban... 

China Unicom joins Ubuntu’s mobile ride

Ubuntu just got another big supporter in the form of China Unicom. China’s second largest operator, which has more than 250 million subscribers, will join the Ubuntu Carrier Advisory Group, allowing it to get early access to software builds, devices... 

Two thirds of Brits skeptical on the iPhone 5S’ pros

Nearly two-thirds (65%) of Brits think that the next version of the iPhone will generate poor sales, with 59% forecasting that Samsung will become a more popular mobile phone brand in the UK. The research, conducted by a mobile phone comparison site... 

3GHz ARM CPUs coming next year

And we thought today’s mobile processors are already pretty fast. Not fast enough obviously, with TSMC and GlobalFoundries planning to launch a 3GHz ARM-based chip next year. What’s more, the two will be using 20nm technology allowing for... 

Nikon looking to enter the smartphone market?

Looks like Nikon may be looking to enter the smartphone market as its point-and-shoot camera business is slowly dying, having dropped by quarter in April and May. According to the company’s chief executive Makoto Kimura, they are looking beyond...