Amazon Smartphone Release to Hit AT&T First

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Amazon is expected to announce its highly-anticipated 3D smartphone tomorrow, and while we don’t know much about the rumored device so far, it’s said that it will arrive on AT&T as an exclusive. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Amazon’s upcoming smartphone will arrive on AT&T only, but no word as far as whether […]

Amazon Offers 50GB of Storage Free with Some Android Phones

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Amazon is offering a holiday deal for anyone buying Android phones. They’re offering Amazon Cloud Drive storage. That normally gives users 5GB of free storage to anyone who signs up for an Amazon account, but they’ll bump that total to 50GB for one year after customers buy a qualifying Android phone. Users can download a […]

7 Best Cyber Monday Smartphone Deals

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Today is Cyber Monday, which is the day after Black Friday in which all of the leftovers from that big shopping day are handed over. However, that doesn’t mean that there still aren’t great deals to be had. In fact, there are quite a few great deals on mobile phones that shoppers can take advantage […]

AT&T May Launch Service To Block Stolen Phones Soon

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AT&T might soon have a new system for reporting and blocking stolen phones next week. According to The Verge, AT&T will start the new program next Tuesday, July 10. The system will let users block voice, data, and SMS service for individual phones and tablets. Unlike current locking methods the new blocking system won’t lock […]

AT&T: Data-Only Plans for Phones Coming by 2014

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AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson has said that data-only plans for phones could arrive within the next 24 months. According to Yahoo!, Stephenson made the remark at the Sanford Bernstein investor conference in New York saying that he’d “be surprised if, in the next 24 months, we don’t see people in the market place with data-only […]

HTC Developing a Facebook Phone?

HTC Developing a Facebook Phone?

HTC could be trying its hand at making a Facebook phone once again, this time with the help of Facebook itself. According to Digitimes, HTC and Facebook are working together on a Facebook phone that will launch later this year. Digitimes’ sources say the phone is the first in a line of Facebook-branded phones that […]

Motorola Promises to be Smarter with the RAZR in 2012

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After having announced that the company will be introducing fewer smartphone models in 2012 than it had in 2011, Motorola is also revealing some of the company’s strategy ahead of its earnings report. Motorola says that it will be working to refine its Android Smart Actions, a feature that was introduced along with the Droid […]

CES 2012: Smartphones & Hotspots Announced This Week in Las Vegas

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The various manufacturers of smartphones and wireless carriers pulled back the veils on their new phones coming out this year. Our team went hands-on with many of them at CES 2012 in Las Vegas. Below, you will find pictures and a bunch of links to hands-on videos of devices running Windows Phone 7, Android and […]

Motorola Promises Fewer Phones for 2012

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According to a report from AllThingsD, Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha has promised that his company will be releasing fewer phones next year, a vast departure from 2011 when the company flooded the market with devices including the Droid 3, Droid X2, Droid RAZR, and Motorola Droid Bionic. In a statement, Jha proclaimed that a “lot […]

Kids and Cellphones: At What Age?

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At what age did you or will you get your child a cellphone? As more and more kids carry phones, this question becomes important for parents. Should a child get a phone as soon as they want one? Why would they need one? Are children safe with one, especially if it can access the Internet? […]

Stall Surfing Goes Bad

Warner Crocker is our resident stall surfing expert and is one of the few tech writers that openly discusses how gadgets perform both in and out of the bathroom. Last we heard, he’s using his iPad, which means he’ll never have to suffer the way one Chinese mobile phone user did. Chasing after a phone […]

Sprint Announces Refurb Phone Program

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Sprint announced a new refurbished phone program that’s worth a look if your phone’s on its last legs or you just want a new one without re-upping your wireless contract. To start, Sprint is offering three phones and is throwing a green spin on it. One of the oldest tricks in the wireless carriers’ books […]