Amazon introduced the Kindle to shake up eBooks, the Kindle Fire to outshine Android tablets, and it now has its own product to enter the ultra-competitive smartphone market - the Fire Phone.
In an effort to grow its brand in the US, Huawei today made two key announcements: GetHuawei.com is the company's new direct-to-consumer ecommerce site, and the Huawei Ascend Mate 2 4G LTE is now available for pre-order on that site for only $299 without contract.
>Barnes & Noble nearly one year ago announced it would no longer manufacture NOOK devices. The book retailer passed off those duties to now that Barnes & Noble has partnered with Samsung to co-develop the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK.
HTC is fond of using aluminum for its flagship phones. The newly announced HTC One E8 breaks from that trend and wraps the flagship in plastic without changing most of the important features.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 Active has emerged from the shadows to offer a change of pace for users looking for a rugged phone. Not only is the device made to withstand water, dirt, and impact, it actually keeps the important internal specs from its inspiration in tact.
LG today officially announced the G3, the follow-up to a reasonably successful smartphone that launched less than one year ago. However, the specs show that this phone has come a long way in a short time.
The heavily leaked and teased HTC One Mini 2 has been made official today by HTC's announcement that the smaller version of its 2014 hero device will soon be available.
Motorola introduced the Moto G last year as the phone that would test the boundaries of what can be done with a budget device. Today Motorola is testing limits further with the release of an even cheaper handset, the Moto E, and a new version of the Moto G that now supports 4G LTE bands.
Huawei today announced its new hallmark smartphone, the Ascend P7, that ups the ante for a few features seen in Android smartphones. That includes a front camera capable of taking photos as large as the back camera in most states.
>Blu Product's latest smartphone is removing one of the main complaints that potential customers have had about its devices - a lack of 4G LTE connectivity. The Blu Studio 5.0 LTE is the first phone from the company to support T-Mobile/MetroPCS 4G LTE bands.