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Samsung Galaxy J3 Lands in U.S.
By Josh Dasey on Friday January 15, 2016

The modestly spec'd but affordable Samsung Galaxy J3 is starting to roll out in the United States, with the smartphone available from today with prepaid carrier Virgin Mobile. Sprint?s other prepaid carrier Boost Mobile will also be getting the J3 starting next Monday (Jan. 18), while AT&T?s Cricket will land the handset soon.

Samsung Expanding Tizen Z3 to More Markets
By Micah Bartos on Friday January 15, 2016

Samsung's Z3 is the company's second handset to run the Tizen platform, it was launched in India just like its predecessor the Z. The South Korean giant has said it plans to expand the Z3 to other nations, including Russian in early 2016 and then other countries throughout the year.

Xiaomi Impresses While Missing Sales Target in 2015
By Micah Bartos on Friday January 15, 2016

Xiaomi's huge growth from being a startup company in 2010 to being one of the top five smartphone manufacturers in the world now has been unprecedented.

BlackBerry Updates BB 10.3
By Luke Jones on Thursday January 14, 2016

BlackBerry has already confirmed that there will be no new hardware this year running the BB10 operating system, and unless something changes we may never see hardware running the company's proprietary platform ever again. However, the Canadian manufacturer is not turning its back on BB10 and will continue to maintain and update the platform for existing devices, starting with the next upgrade.

ASUS Debuts Live, a New Smartphone that is not ZenFone
By Josh Dasey on Thursday January 14, 2016

When we think of ASUS' smartphone output it is hard not to think of the ZenFone range, which is a pretty spiffing range of devices. However, ASUS still pumps out non-ZenFone devices on occasion, like this, the ASUS Live, a colorful handset that hopefully builds on the legacy the ZenFone has now laid down.

Samsung Launches Galaxy J1 (2016)
By Ang Torres on Thursday January 14, 2016

Samsung has gone official with the 2016 model Galaxy J1, the modest entry level device not getting a big event but instead being released quietly. The handset was unveiled in Dubai, but it is hard to see this humble handset being targeted for the jet set rich who have made Dubai home.

Xiaomi Unveils Redmi Note 3
By Josh Dasey on Thursday January 14, 2016

Xiaomi has announced a new smartphone, the Redmi Note 3, the latest handset from the Chinese company to marry affordability with specs that make us nod our heads with approval. As we are becoming used to, especially in China, the Redmi Note 3 comes in two storage/RAM configurations at different price points.

Microsoft Apps lets you see all Company's Apps under One Roof
By Josh Dasey on Friday December 18, 2015

Microsoft has launched a new app on Android that specializes in finding other Microsoft built apps on Android, its entitled Microsoft Apps. While the idea of the company still giving software to another platform still feels novel, Microsoft has actually been pumping apps out on Android for some time. Pumping them out is a solid description too as Microsoft Apps shows that the company has 80 different applications in the Google Play Store.

BlackBerry Priv Apps Updated through Google Play Store
By Josh Dasey on Tuesday December 15, 2015

BlackBerry has issued an update for unlocked and AT&T versions of the Android running Priv flagship smartphone. The update allowed the Canadian company to enhance some of its apps in the Google Play Store, while the new software also squashes some bugs and improves the general performance and stability of the Priv for those who own it.

Verizon Motorola DROID Turbo 2 Employee Edition getting Android Marshmallow
By Josh Dasey on Tuesday December 15, 2015

The Motorola DROID Turbo 2 Employee Edition is getting updated to Android 6.0 Marshmallow, further highlighting that Motorola?s Marshmallow roll out is in full swing. The Employee Edition is the variant of the handset that is given to Verizon employees, the largest carrier in the United States offers the DROID Turbo 2 exclusively.