7 Smartphones You Shouldn’t Buy Right Now


With the fall fast approaching and several big time smartphone launches on the way, there are several well-known smartphones that buyers should avoid, at least for right now. We’ve seen numerous big time smartphone launches over the course of 2013 including April’s HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4 and several newer smartphones including the Sony […]

Why iPhone Buyers Should Skip the Free iPhone 5 With Trade-In Promo


Retailers are now beginning to offer trade-in incentives for customers who are looking at upgrading to a new Apple smartphone, with Best Buy offering $200 off a new iPhone 5 with trade-in and Target speculated to offer a $100 incentive when you bring in an old phone and get a new iPhone 5. These trade-in […]

iPhone 5S vs. iPhone 4: 9 Things Buyers Need to Know Right Now

Expect a better camera and a new dual-LED flash.

Later this year, Apple is expected to announce two new iPhone models. A cheap plastic iPhone 5C that is apparently going to be aimed at emerging markets like China, and a premium iPhone 5S that is expected to replace the iPhone 5. Of course, Apple’s older iPhones aren’t going to just fall off the face […]

iPhone 4S vs. iPhone 4: 7 Things Buyers Need to Know

The iPhone 4S' camera is better than the iPhone 4's.

Most consumer attention these days is likely focused in on one of two iPhones. The first, the iPhone 5, Apple’s current model, the second, Apple’s rumored iPhone 5S which is rumored for arrival later on this year. And while that might be the case, there is also a smaller percentage of consumers that are weighing […]

iPhone 5 vs. iPhone 4: 7 Things Buyers Need to Know

The iPhone 5 is snappier than the iPhone 4.

Apple’s iPhone 4 might be several years old, but it’s still being sold, and bought by consumers around the United States. The company’s iPhone 5, launched last September, is set to be replaced by a new iPhone in the weeks ahead but it remains and will remain a viable contender as well. There are likely […]

Why You Shouldn’t Buy the iPhone 4 Right Now

iPhone 4S top prepaid phone

The iPhone 4 is a tempting device thanks to it being free through Apple and the fact that it will be getting iOS 7 when it arrives this fall. As tempting as it may be, there are more than a few reasons why consumers should pass on Apple’s aging iPhone 4 in favor of something […]

iOS 7: Why it’s Time to Replace the iPhone 4


With the impending launch of iOS 7 sometime this fall, we believe this is a good time to update an iPhone 4 to a newer model thanks to improvements in hardware and most notably the changes in iOS 7 some of which won’t work on an iPhone 4. A new iOS 7 beta 3 hit […]

Why the iPhone 4 iOS 7 Update Matters

iPhone 4s panels

At WWDC 2013, Apple announced its brand new mobile operating system in iOS 7, a piece of software that overhauls the look of iOS while delivering new features to iPhone and iPad owners. The update will be coming to many of Apple’s devices including the aging iPhone 4 which arrived in 2010. Here, we take […]

iPhone 5 Deal at Best Buy Cuts Price by $50

A new Best Buy iPhone 5 deal starts on Memorial Day weekend 2013.

This Sunday Best Buy will offer iPhone 5 deal for memorial day, a $50 discount on every iPhone model in the store and discounts on a few Android smartphones. The iPhone price cut is part of a four-week promotion that will cut the price of the iPhone 4, iPhone 4S and iPhone 5 on AT&T, Sprint […]

Free iPhone Proves Popular as Verizon Plots End to Free Phones

The free iPhone 4 proves popular at Verizon.

The free Verizon iPhone was incredibly popular on Verizon last year, despite the introduction of the iPhone 5 with 4G LTE. According to Fran Shammo, Verizon CFO, who recently spoke at the Deutsche Bank’s Media, Internet, and Telecom conference, when the iPhone 4 went free in late 2012, it caused a spike in the number of […]

iPhone Stun Gun Case Protects You and Your Phone


The Yellow Jacket is an iPhone case that adds a stun gun to the iPhone, giving users something to protect themselves with that’s theoretically always at hand. The stun gun in the case is capable of taking down an adult male according to the team’s website, which is enough to ward many potential threats. The […]

TwelveSouth Announces SurfacePad iPhone Case

TwelveSouth SurfacePad for iPhone

TwelveSouth’s newest iPhone case is for those who want a thin, attractive case that also covers the screen of the iPhone. The new SurfacePad for iPhone is a relatively simple case for the iPhone 5 and iPhone 4/4S that covers both the back and front of the iPhone. The case wraps the iPhone in a […]

iOS 6.1 Jailbreak for iPhone 4 Possible, Better Off Waiting

IOS 6.1 jailbreak

Now that iOS 6.1 is out for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, users of older Apple devices like the iPhone 4 can jailbreak IOS 6.1 right now, without waiting for the upcoming iOS 6.1 jailbreak from evad3rs to upgrade and jailbreak, even if it is a good idea to wait. The iOS 6.1 jailbreak or the […]

Otterbox Announces Defender Series With iON Intelligence


At CES, Otterbox announced its first iPhone case with a built-in battery, the Defender Series with iON Intelligence. The new Otterbox Defender Series with iON Intelligence offers the protection of Otterbox’s Defender series with an integrated battery to help extend the charge of the iPhone while on the go. Unlike most iPhone battery cases, like […]

iPhone 5 Coming To Walmart Straight Talk January 11


On January 11 Walmart’s Straight Talk carrier will carry the iPhone 5 and iPhone 4 with unlimited plans for $45 a month. The iPhone 5 will cost $649 for the 16GB modle on Straight Talk, and the 8GB iPhone 4 will sell for $449 on the prepaid carrier. Like other prepaid carrier, Straight Talk doesn’t […]

T-Mobile Brings Enhanced iPhone Coverage to 14 New Cities

T-Mobile today bestowed an early holiday gift upon owners of the iPhone as the carrier announced that it has lit up 14 new cities in the United States, including Boston and New York, with its enhanced 3G network. Read: T-Mobile Now iPhone Ready For 100 Million People. The carrier’s Chief Technology Officer, Neville Rey, made […]

iOS 6.1 Release Date: What Not to Expect


Yesterday, we took a close look at what iPhone, IPad and iPod touch owners should expect from the upcoming iOS 6.1 release date. Now, it’s time to switch gears and look more closely at what iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners shouldn’t expect from Apple’s upcoming update and the first big one to its latest […]