iOS 5.1 on iPhone 3GS: First Impressions and Performance

iOS 5.1 on iPhone 3GS: First Impressions and Performance

Today, Apple not only announced a new iPad complete with a Retina Display, 4G LTE connectivity, and an upgraded camera, but it also released the latest version of iOS 5 called iOS 5.1. The update isn’t exactly the earth shattering update that many thought it might be – those rumored Siri features didn’t come along […]

Galaxy II Beats iPhone 4S for Smartphone of the Year at MWC 2012

Galaxy II Beats iPhone 4S for Smartphone of the Year at MWC 2012

It was an Android device that ended up winning the smartphone of the year award from the organization that hosts the Mobile World Congress. The GSMA announced the winners of the 17th Annual Global Mobile awards today and the Samsung Galaxy S II was given the honor. Not a shabby piece of hardware for a […]

Can the Galaxy S III Be As Successful as the Galaxy S II?

Can the Galaxy S III Be As Successful as the Galaxy S II?

The Samsung Galaxy S III has leaked out several times over the last two months. We’ve heard about potential specifications. We’ve heard possibilities in terms of a release date. We know that Samsung will be announcing it at a standalone event during the first half of 2012. And we also know that it’s going to […]

iPhone Owner Gets $850 from AT&T Over Data Throttling

iPhone Owner Takes AT&T to Court Over Data Throttling and Wins

AT&T’s data throttling policy, aimed at curbing consumption of those grandfathered into unlimited data plans, has drawn the ire of smartphone owners on one of the nation’s largest cellular providers. However, one man decided to take his frustrations a step beyond customer service and beyond the forums where most complaints take  place. Matt Spaccarelli has […]

Samsung Galaxy B to Feature Edge-to-Edge Display?

Samsung Galaxy B to Feature Edge-to-Edge Display?

It appears that Samsung might be working on a Galaxy smartphone called the Samsung Galaxy B that might just come without a bezel meaning it would employ a  full edge-to-edge screen. This according to Korean news site MK News which reports that the company has been working on the device for awhile now and plans […]

Galaxy Note Takes on the iPhone in New Ad (Video)

Galaxy Note

Over the last several months, Samsung has targeted Apple’s iPhone and its legions of fans. The ad campaign culminated in a huge Super Bowl ad, the first for Samsung’s mobile division, that featured everything from Brian Urlacher of the Chicago Bears to a guy getting shot out of a cannon. And let’s not forget the […]

iPhone 5 Release Date: Summer or Fall?

iPhone 5 Release Date: Summer or Fall?

Just a short time ago, we learned that the next iPhone is rumored to be arriving in the fall of 2012. If true, it would mean that Apple would be sticking to the new release cycle that began with the release of the iPhone 4S back in October. Prior to the iPhone 4S’ release, Apple […]

What the iPhone 5 Shouldn’t Have

What the iPhone 5 Shouldn't Have

It’s February, and we’re likely a long ways away from an official announcement regarding the next iPhone, but that doesn’t mean that we’re not immune to the rumors or thinking about what we want from Apple’s next phone. At the moment, there isn’t much out there about the iPhone 5. We’ve heard that it might […]

Nokia Lumia 900 vs. iPhone 4S

Nokia Lumia 900

Last year, Apple released its next-generation iPhone in the iPhone 4S. And while some wondered whether or not the company would achieve the same success with the a device that looked exactly like the previous incarnation of the iPhone, Apple went on to sell an absolute ton of iPhone 4S’. If you want specifics, it […]

Apple’s App Store Nears Another Milestone

Apple's App Store Nears Another Milestone

Apple’s App Store is close to another milestone and the company has unfurled a new counter to mark the occasion. If you head over to Apple’s website, you’ll be greeted with a counter that is counting down to the 25 billion apps downloaded mark. Yes, 25 billion. Right now, the counter sits at a little […]

iPhone 4S vs. Motorola Droid 4

iPhone 4S vs. Motorola Droid 4

A couple of days ago, Verizon released the third follow-up to the original Motorola Droid in the form of the Motorola Droid 4. The Droid 4 was first announced at CES 2012 where we awarded it with our Best Smartphone of CES award. Translation: It’s an extremely solid phone and one that many of you […]

Why the iPhone 3GS Is Still My Favorite Phone

Why the iPhone 3GS Is Still My Favorite Phone

If this is your first time here, let me bring you up to speed real quick. I have been a proud owner of an iPhone 3GS since it launched back in 1895, or was it 2009, I can’t remember. In the months preceding the iPhone 4S and iOS 5 announcements, I was debating making a […]

WipeCoin Is An Odd But Useful iPhone 4S Case

WipeCoin Is An Odd But Useful iPhone 4S Case

If you bring your iPhone 4S out into the elements or hold it close to your face to talk, and we are willing to wager that somewhere around 100% of you do, you’ve probably,  ended up with a display full of smudges. And maybe, after smudging up your screen, you’ve had to look for something […]

How To Erase All Data and Factory Reset Your iPhone

Set Up iPhone Screen

Before you give your iPhone away or sell it, be sure to erase everything and reset your iPhone so you won’t have your identity stolen. People who buy used phones often mine them for personal information so they can steal your identity so they can empty your bank account, run up charges on your credit cards or […]

This Week in Mobile Tech: Nikon D800, Droid 4, iPad 3

Top Tech Stories You Gotta Read

Throughout the week, we strive to bring you the latest in mobile news. However, as many of you know, there is always quite a bit. Well, we want to make your life easier and we’ve conjured up five of our top tech stories from the week of February 6th. From the Nikon D800 to rumors […]

Elevation Dock for iPhone Could Be the Best iPhone Dock Made


The Elevation Dock for iPhone, the first Kickstarter project to break the $1M mark, promises to solve a number of the annoying problems that you face with ordinary iPhone docks. The project has hit on a need of many as nearly 10,000 iPhone users really want to see this Kickstarter project produced. They’ve invested near […]

Watch Super Bowl 46 on Your Android, iPhone or iPad With SlingBox

SlingPlay over 3G on my IPad

If you’re away from your TV on Super Bowl Sunday, then consider watching the game on your iPad, Android device or iPhone. It’s not the same as watching on a big HD display, but not everyone will have that luxury due to work schedules or cable cutting. You can watch on your iPhone, iPad or […]

iPhone vs. Android: A 13-Year-Old Compares Platforms


When I bought an iPhone 4S I gave my Samsung Infuse 4G to my 13-year-old son because his old feature phone was on its last legs. He flipped out and bragged about how much better Android was than iPhone for the first few weeks. At 13 he’s already invested in the iPhone vs. Android debate. […]

How to Turn Off iPhone Notifications

How to Turn Off iPhone Notifications

If you own an iPhone, you’ve probably gotten a few notifications in your time. You know, those messages that pop up alerting you to things like email, Facebook friend requests, text messages, or a Twitter response. Lots of applications use these push notifications and with the release of iOS 5, Apple has included something called […]

T-Mobile to Offer More Support to iPhone Owners Starting January 30th

T-Mobile iPhone

T-Mobile is currently the only carrier of the big four here in the United States that doesn’t officially carry the iPhone. Unofficially, T-Mobile is home to more than a million iPhone owners who use the carrier’s EDGE network as their home. And starting on January 30th, T-Mobile is going to offer additional support to its […]