Smartphone

Verizon To Challenge Google’s App Store, per report; Verizon Denies Story

News | August 20, 2014 10:57 PM | by Guile Canencia

As reported by The Information earlier, Verizon was purportedly planning to create a new coalition of wireless service carriers and phone manufacturers in order to launch an app store that would challenge Google's Play Store, according...

ZTE Introduces Nubia 5S Mini LTE Phone to US Market

News | August 20, 2014 8:57 PM | by Guile Canencia

When it comes to making phones, China doesn't necessarily lack in that department. As a matter of fact, if you do a simple Google search using the phrase "chinese phone maker", brands like Huawei, Lenovo, and of course, ZTE, will come up. If you're not familiar with these names, there's no need to fret -- these brands are not that well-known in the United States. Take ZTE, for instance. Not...

Sony Introduces Waterproof Phone Xperia M2 Aqua

News | August 20, 2014 12:30 AM | by Guile Canencia

Sony Mobile recently launched the Xperia M2 Aqua, the first Sony mid-range price smartphone to feature the company's widely acclaimed mobile waterproofing technology. Sony may have its work cut out for it in trying to compete with Samsung's, HTC's, and LG's handsets, but when it comes to waterproofing smartphones, the Japan-based company may be king, or at least the industry leader.The Xperia...

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THIS WEEKEND-Daylight Savings Time 2014 Begins

News | March 06, 2014 9:00 PM | by Tracy Lewis

This Sunday, March 9th, marks the beginning of Daylight Savings Time. This time adjustment doesn't only mess with your sleep schedule it can also interfere with the timekeeping of medical devices, travel, and record keeping. Your smartphone and tablet will adjust on their own as long as in your settings you have selected to use network provided time. It is usually the default setting. If you...

Boeing Creates Super Secure Black Smartphone

News | March 05, 2014 9:00 PM | by Tracy Lewis

Could there be a new player on the smartphone manufacturer team? Boeing Co. is adding a smartphone to their lineup of fighter jets, airliners, and satellites. It is definitely not going to be your average device. The smartphone, which they are calling ...

Wirefly Shows You The Savings Of Using Google Wallet For Valentine's Day

News | February 10, 2014 1:29 PM | by Scott Lewis

Who doesn't love to save money? Wirefly wants to help you save some money by using your Google Wallet to make your Valentine's Day purchases. You can save $15 on your order from 1-800 Flowers when you use your smartphone to access their mobile site and...

California Senator Proposes Bill To Make Kill Switches Mandatory In Smartphones

News | February 07, 2014 12:14 PM | by Tracy Lewis

Smartphone theft is an ongoing concern among users because the resale value of the devices are very high. In order to combat the problem, a Democratic Senator from California has proposed a bill to make the installation of kill switches in cell phones mandatory. The kill switch would enable a lost or stolen phone to be completely deactivated. The goal of the kill switch is not only the fact...

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