Samsung Galaxy Note II Impressions & Detailed Preview (Video)


*+-Though Samsung had debuted the Galaxy Note II, the company’s second-generation smartphone with a screen that’s roughly 5-inch large, in Berlin at the IFA trade show, the company recently brought the phablet to the U.S. to show it to American media in San Francisco, California and New York. Not much was said about specifics for […]

iPhone 5 Buyers Don’t Care: Debt, Sex and Upgrades

iPhone 5 no sex

*+-As the iPhone 5 release date approaches, surveys claiming to let us into the minds of the iPhone 5 shopper are flooding our inbox. The iPhone 5 buyer it seems, is driven into a buying frenzy by the mention of a September 21st iPhone 5 release date. How bad is it? I’m no medical professional, […]

iOS 6 Release Date and What to Expect from iOS 6

iOS 6

*+-iOS 6 is the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system. This software provides the experience users enjoy on the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch and this year it’s on for a major overhaul. Apple first announced iOS 6 this summer and I’ve used it on my iPhone and iPad for the last few months. […]

Amazon Lights New Fire Under Tablet Market

Amazon.com_ Online Shopping for Electronics, Apparel, Computers, Books, DVDs & more

*+-As of this writing, there are still a lot of things we don’t know about today’s Amazon announcements of new e-Readers and Tablets. That said, one thing we do know, or rather one thing that has been overwhelmingly confirmed, Amazon is playing for keeps in the Tablet market. If this was an arms race, Amazon […]

7 Exciting Jelly Bean Features (Video)

Android Jelly Bean Expanded Notifications

*+-The latest version of Android, called Jelly Bean is the best version to date, and even users who own a Galaxy Note or a Droid RAZR MAXX with a skin on top will love the new features found in Android 4.1 Google announced Jelly Bean in July, and it is available on the Nexus 7 […]

8 Exciting Features for the Next iPhone & Android Smartphones

Foldable smartphone display

*+-The iPhone 5 and the Galaxy Note 2 should launch within the next two weeks with larger displays, 4G LTE connectivity and a smart stylus. After September, reasonably sized displays and 4G LTE connectivity will no longer be product differentiators. Like seat belts and airbags they’ll be considered standard features for a smartphone. Some phones will still cut corners, but […]

Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE Review

Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE Review - keyboard hero

*+-The Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE is the first 4G LTE phone for Sprint to bring a slide out QWERTY keyboard to the carrier’s growing 4G LTE network. The Photon Q 4G LTE is very similar to the Motorola Droid 4 on Verizon, but Motorola delivers a vastly improved camera and a faster processor. The […]

Sprint Samsung Galaxy S III Review


*+-Samsung’s third generation flagship is arguably one of the best and most powerful smartphones available today on Sprint’s network. The 4G LTE-equipped Galaxy S III is not only a device that looks good on paper with sheer specs, but one that is able to deliver a great user experience to consumers thanks to added software […]

Top Nexus 7 Apps & Widgets

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*+-The Nexus 7 has quickly become my go to tablet, and a big part of that is the great Nexus 7 apps that are finally available. While not every Android tablet app or phone app is compatible with the Nexus 7, most of my favorite apps work on the Nexus 7. The easiest way to share my favorite Nexus 7 […]

The 5 Best Android Smartphones [August, 2012]


*+-We are approaching the fall and winter, two seasons that often prove fruitful in the Android smartphone world. Last year, we got the Motorola Droid Bionic, Motorola Droid RAZR and the Samsung Galaxy Nexus to name a few devices. This year will likely prove to be just as good. There are three big devices on […]

Official Nexus 7 Case Review

Official Nexus 7 Case Review

*+-The official Nexus 7 case provides protection for the front and rear of the Google’s 7-inch tablet. This $20 case is made of rubber with a matte finish that uses the same dot texture finish as the back of a bare Nexus 7. The soft touch material adds grip, but is not as pleasant to touch […]

iOS 6 Release Date & Feature Roundup (Video)

iOS 6 Release Date

*+-This fall, Apple will release iOS 6, the newest version of the iOS software that runs on the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. iOS 6 will bring a number of great new features to the iPhone 5 and to older iPhones like the iPhone 4S and the iPhone 4. Apple has not revealed all of […]

Nexus 7 Flaws: Things to Consider Before Buying Google’s Tablet

Nexus 7 back - no camera

*+-The Google Nexus 7 is a great value and one of the hottest Android devices on the market, but the little tablet is far from perfect. Google and ASUS had to make some tradeoffs to keep costs down and it shows. Some of the Nexus 7’s flaws may be deal breakers for some users, while others […]

Motorola Droid RAZR HD Release Date: What Not to Expect

The Droid RAZR HD release date remains unclear.

*+-The Motorola Droid RAZR HD release date remains unclear even while the phone has broken cover, surfacing many times in the past. And while the phone remains unofficial and officially without a release date, we wanted to make some educated predictions about its release date and what not to expect from it. Sure, we don’t […]

20 Reasons OS X Mountain Lion Is Worth $20

Safari iCloud Tabs

*+-The best way Mac owners can spend $19.99 is to head over to the App Store and upgrade to OS X Mountain Lion. The OS X Mountain Lion update (OS X 10.8) can be installed on multiple Macs, so long as they’re all using the same Apple ID for App Store purchases. Households with multiple […]

iPhone 5 Release Date Rumor Roundup

The iPhone 5 has been rumored for an August launch.

*+-There has been a lot of talk and a lot of rumor surrounding the iPhone 5 release date which will almost assuredly take place sometime this fall. The device has been rumored to be coming out in a trio of months that land in the fall and Verizon itself has even pointed to that as […]

Motorola Droid RAZR HD Release Date: What to Expect

Motorola Droid RAZR HD Release Date: What to Expect

*+-Earlier today, we learned that the Motorola Droid RAZR HD passed through the FCC on its way to Verizon’s 4G LTE network. That should mean that those interested in the Droid RAZR HD should not have to wait too much longer to find out about the Droid RAZR HD release date. While the Droid RAZR […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Release Date, Feature, Design and Spec Rumor Roundup

The Galaxy Note 2 could launch on August 15th.

*+-With Samsung gearing up to introduce a new Galaxy product on August 15th, rumors are swirling about a possible launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, a follow-up to Samsung’s original 5.3-inch phablet. While Samsung has yet to confirm anything, we already have a good idea about the Galaxy Note 2 as possible launch dates […]

The Nexus 7: Google Has a Game Changer


*+-Most folks who follow my mobile and Tablet blogging here know that I really enjoy the iPad experience. Some (including my wife) say I enjoy it far too much. I’ve owned every edition since the original. Contrary to what the platform zealots believe, I’ve always been eager to take a look at what else comes […]

Best Nexus 7 Bluetooth Keyboards

Nexus 7 keyboard bluetooth Logitech

*+-The Nexus 7 is an incredibly portable tablet, but the 7 inch screen limits the size of the keyboard and the ability to use the Nexus 7 for productivity. By pairing a bluetooth keyboard to the Nexus 7 you’ll gain a better typing experience thanks to larger physical keys. Nexus 7 keyboard cases are destined […]