This week Sprint and HTC unveiled their new flagship Evo phone, the EVO 4G LTE. This handset is already cause for much excitement, but what about the other flagship phone coming to Sprint soon? That would be the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. Both phones will run on Sprint’s as-yet-unveiled 4G LTE network. Both phones represent the […]
There are thousands of games in Google’s aptly named Play Store. However, don’t be taken in by knock-offs or boring games. These 15 games are favorites here at GBM. They range from deceptively simple casual games, physic-based puzzlers, games you can play with friends, and several safe for kids and adults.
Rockstar Games, makers of Grand Theft Auto III, will bring another of their popular titles to smartphones and tablets this month. Max Payne Mobile will be available for iOS on April 12 with the Android version arriving a bit later on April 26th. Like GTA III, Max Payne is a port from the PC version […]
There’s no doubt that smartphone cameras are getting better and that apps like Instagram, Camera+, Photoshop Touch and other apps for enhancing and sharing photos are extremely popular. However, it turns out that the majority of photo-takers are still loving and using their digital cameras. According to a study conducted by 6sight, people with digital […]
With several super sweet Android smartphones and tablets just out or on the horizon many of you will upgrade your device in the near future. One of the downsides to doing this is that you have to start from scratch with some apps, notably games like Angry Birds. If you haven’t completed the game yet, […]
Since folks are in spring cleaning mode now that the northern hemisphere is warming up, now is a good time to consider cleaning your gadgets as well. Not just physical cleaning — though I did cover that earlier this week — but also cleaning things on the software end of things. Taking a hard look […]
The HTC One X for AT&T and the HTC EVO 4G LTE for Sprint are very similar Android smartphones. So similar that many may wonder which one they should choose. If you’re already on AT&T or Sprint and don’t want to change carriers, the decision is clear. But if you’re thinking about switching, there are […]
Though apps like Instagram can make mediocre photos look interesting and smooth the rough edges off of flaws with filters, the best images come when you start with a better picture. Even if you don’t have the world’s best 8MP camera or a huge sensor, you can still improve your phone’s shots by using a better camera app.
Bluetooth headsets are in the midst of a revival, partially due to the rise in popularity of large-screen smartphones. But the traditional Bluetooth earbud is only designed for calls. What about listening to music, playing games and watching video? Plantronics new BackBeat GO stereo Bluetooth headset is designed for both.
The Galaxy Tab 7.7 may not be the least expensive 7-inch Android tablet around, but its multiple charms have earned it some loyal fans. If you recently bought the 4G LTE tablet, it’s time to accessorize. Below are eight great accessories and cases for protection, productivity, and fun. Whether you use the Tab instead of […]
Here’s a fact of life that all mobile tech owners must deal with at some point in their lives: your phone and tablet are filthy. This is true whether you’re an iFanboy or a Fandroid or addicted to your CrackBerry. Bacteria has no allegiances. Beyond the invisible stuff, there are also smudges, oils, and other […]
A few months ago I wrote about the SoftMaker’s Office Suite for Android and how the document-editing app, TextMaker, provided a feature missing from every other Office suite for Android and iPad: true Track Changes functionality. While most people hope that Microsoft Office for iPad will solve this problem on iOS, SoftMaker has so far […]
Barnes & Noble updated the Nook app for iPad with Retina Display enhancements plus the ability to read in one or two columns when in landscape mode. The Retina update is the most important, especially for a reading-focused app. Not only were the graphics fuzzy in magazines, but the text in normal books wasn’t crisp […]
Whenever Apple releases a new iProduct we’re sure to see a flood of new accessories to go with it. We took a look at several in March, plus accessories for phones and notebooks. The most successful new iPad cases we’ve seen are ones that don’t just protect the tablet, but also add useful functionality. Not […]
The biggest and most anticipated product of March was the new iPad, of course, but it’s not the only noteworthy piece of mobile tech we reviewed here at GBM and on our sister site, Notebooks.com. Ultrabooks keep coming and they keep getting better. Just take a look at the Dell XPS 13 below. And the […]
Backing up an Android phone or tablet isn’t that hard and can even happen automatically in the background. We’ll walk you through how to back up your apps, SMS history, settings, and even your Home screens. Remember, if your data is backed up only in one place, it’s not fully backed up. Take advantage of more than one of free and inexpensive backup options listed.
Jordan Crook, in her “Big Phones? So Over.” post on TechCrunch today, says she wants manufacturers to stop making larger phones. Why? Jordan doesn’t like them. And neither should you. Despite the fact that Samsung shipped 5 million Galaxy Notes and people around the world and in the U. S. really like them.
There are a ton of iPad cases on the market that make claims to uber versatility and multifnctionality, but few that actually deliver. ZeroChroma’s Vario-SC case and stand is one of the exceptions. The idea behind this is so simple, yet so smart, that I wonder why more case makers don’t have something this good. […]