Top 5 Smartphones to Consider Before Buying the iPhone 5s [May, 2014]

Read our iOS 7.1.1 iPhone 5s review to see how this update performs.

With the iPhone 6 release months away, many people are considering the iPhone 5s. It’s a solid smartphone and one that should certainly be considered. However, there are some devices that we think smartphone shoppers definitely need to weigh against the iPhone 5s before coming to a final decision. For much of 2013, the iPhone […]

HTC One M8 Prime Rumored to Battle the Galaxy Note 4

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Lately all the attention has been on the Samsung Galaxy S5 and new HTC One M8, with good reason, but there’s a few other impressive devices coming later this year that buyers may be interested in. Of course the iPhone 6 is in the works and coming soon, not to mention the LG G3 is […]

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. LG G3: New Details Emerge as Release Nears

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New Samsung Galaxy S5 details have emerged just a few weeks ahead of the anticipated LG G3 launch date and it appears that Samsung could be poised to release a brand new Galaxy S5 Prime to compete with the brand new high-powered LG G3. For weeks, rumors suggested that LG was working on a brand […]

Metal Samsung Galaxy S6 Concept Emerges as Rumors Swirl

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A new Samsung Galaxy S6 concept shows what a Galaxy S smartphone could look like with a design that utilizes metal. Before the Samsung Galaxy S5 arrived in February, rumors suggested that Samsung had two new Galaxy flagships up their sleeve. Rumors pointed to a Galaxy S5 that would come in both plastic and metal. […]

How to Use Blocking Mode on the Samsung Galaxy S5

Learn how to use Blocking Mode on the Galaxy S5.

Samsung includes a Do Not Disturb mode for the Galaxy S5, but you might have trouble finding it under the real name. The Galaxy S5 Do Not Disturb mode is actually called Blocking Mode, because it blocks calls and notifications and Apple already owns Do Not Disturb on smart phones. If you need to make […]

5 Best Sprint Smartphones [May, 2014]

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Consumers in the market for a new smartphone this month might be looking at Sprint, the only major carrier that still offers pure unlimited data. Those who are looking for a Sprint smartphone in May are going to come across a loaded lineup. While choice is good, it also can present problems for those who […]

5 Best T-Mobile Smartphones [May, 2014]

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Those who are thinking about picking up a new T-Mobile smartphone during the month of May will be able to choose between a number of excellent devices.¬†And while choice is a good thing, it can also be overwhelming for those that don’t keep tabs on the smartphone world. Well, we want to help narrow things […]

How to Use Emoji on the Galaxy S5, Galaxy Note 3 & Galaxy S4

Here's how to use the Emoji Galaxy S5 keyboard, which also lets you use Emoji on the Note 3 or Galaxy S4.

If you want to use the emoji keyboard on the Galaxy S5, Galaxy S4 or Galaxy Note 3 you don’t need to install a new keyboard and give up the nice Samsung keyboard that is included out of the box, you only need to know where to tap to switch over to the emoji keyboard. […]

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. iPhone 6: Photos Show Possible Matchup

Both of these smartphones offer good performance with a variety of features.

In April, Samsung released its Galaxy S5, its flagship that will contend against the likes of the iPhone 5s, HTC One M8, and more. Later on this year, the Galaxy S5 will likely have to battle another big name smartphone, the rumored iPhone 6, and thanks to new photos we may have our first glimpse […]

Samsung Galaxy S5 Notification Bar Icons Explained

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Now that the Samsung Galaxy S5 is here and has been readily available from US carriers for nearly a month, more and more consumers are starting to buy the latest smartphone and are now full of questions. The Samsung Galaxy S5 is filled with features, options and settings, and surely consumers have seen a few […]

5 Best Verizon Smartphones [May, 2014]

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If you’re looking for a new Verizon smartphone in May, you’re going to encounter a number of smartphone options. Choice is a good thing but for those that don’t keep up with the smartphone world, it can be problematic. We want to make the process as easy as possible for as many people as we […]

5 Best AT&T Smartphones [May, 2014]

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Those looking to pick up a new AT&T smartphone in the month of May are going to have a number of excellent devices to choose from. And while choice is a good thing, it can also be overwhelming for some consumers. Well, we want to help narrow things down by telling you about the devices […]

Galaxy S5 Wireless Charging Cover Pre-Orders Start for May Release

This is the official Galaxy S5 wireless charging pad, but there are many options.

The Samsung Galaxy S5 wireless charging back lets users charge the new phone by placing it on a compatible charger without fumbling for a cable or removing the small flap that keeps the Galaxy S5¬†water-resistant. Samsung announced Galaxy S5 wireless chargers at the event and put them up online before the phone hit store shelves, […]

How to Enable Developer Options on the Samsung Galaxy S5

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The brand new Samsung Galaxy S5 is packed full of advanced features, controls, fingerprint sensors for security and more but there’s a few more options that Google chooses to hide from the average user. Developers and enthusiasts looking to control additional aspects of their device, change settings, or enable USB debugging for advanced functions will […]

5 Best Smartphones [May, 2014]

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Consumers in the hunt for a brand new smartphone in May are going to have to choose between a number of excellent devices. Unfortunately, the number of amount available can be a bit bit overwhelming and here, we want to help narrow things down by telling you about the devices we think are the five […]

5 Best Android Smartphones [May, 2014]

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Those looking for a new Android smartphone in the month of May will not only have to contend with the latest smartphone rumors regarding the LG G3 and Samsung Galaxy Note 4 but they’ll also have to deal with a market that is saturated with high-end devices including the Galaxy S5 and HTC One M8. […]

Galaxy S5, iPhone 5s Deal Cuts Prices Amidst iPhone 6 Rumors

With this information you can pick between the Galaxy S5 and the iPhone 5s as your next phone.

With Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime, Galaxy Note 4 and iPhone 6 rumors swirling, Verizon has put smartphone shoppers in a tough spot. In honor of Mother’s Day, the carrier is offering an iPhone 5s deal, a Samsung Galaxy S5 deal and a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 that might be too good for some consumers to […]

How to Turn Off Obnoxious Galaxy S5 Sounds

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Now that the all-new Samsung Galaxy S5 is finally available on all carriers throughout the United States and around the globe, we’re getting more and more questions regarding specific functions of the smartphone. More importantly, we’ve received more than a few questions and comments regarding those obnoxious water sounds and noises every time you interact […]

Samsung Galaxy S5 Google Play Edition Release Imminent

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After months of waiting the Samsung Galaxy S5 is finally here, but there are still multiple questions that need to be answered. One of which being whether or not a Google Play Edition Galaxy S5 will be released. Last year Google and Samsung surprised many Android users and enthusiasts by releasing a Galaxy S4 Google […]

How to Use the Samsung Galaxy S5 as a Personal Hotspot

Use a personal hotspot toggle widget to quickly turn your hotspot on or off.

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is capable of sharing its connection with other devices like a laptop, tablet or portable gaming system thanks to a personal hotspot feature. When you use the Galaxy S5 as a personal hotspot you can connect other devices to the Internet anywhere you have a good cell phone signal. This technology […]