Topic: smartphones

About That Flop: Apple’s iPhone 5c Still Outsold Android, BlackBerry & Windows Phones in Q4
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About That Flop: Apple’s iPhone 5c Still Outsold Android, BlackBerry & Windows Phones in Q4

A new report from Apple Insider uncovers a surprising fact about Apple's "unapologetically plastic" iPhone 5c; despite the stories of it being a failure or a flop, the less-expensive iPhone actually outsold its … [Read more...]

Amazon Reportedly Launching ‘Project Aria’ Smartphone This Year
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Amazon Reportedly Launching ‘Project Aria’ Smartphone This Year

Is Amazon ready to make a play for your pocket? That might be the case, according to The Information. The site is reporting that Amazon is working on a smartphone -- dubbed "Project Aria" -- that could launch … [Read more...]

Canonical Says Ubuntu Touch Handsets on the Way
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Canonical Says Ubuntu Touch Handsets on the Way

Today, Canonical—the maker of the Linux-based Ubuntu operating system—announced two companies that will soon be making phones based on its Ubuntu Touch mobile OS. Spain’s second biggest smartphone maker bq and … [Read more...]

Our Sorry Wireless State, and Why T-Mobile and Sprint Cannot Merge
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Our Sorry Wireless State, and Why T-Mobile and Sprint Cannot Merge

Look around you. Someone nearby is probably looking at their smartphone right now. If you’re alone, that someone may be you. We’re smack dab in the middle of the mobile revolution, where you can do almost anything on … [Read more...]

Verizon Wireless to Add 250 MB, $20 per Month Data Plan
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Verizon Wireless to Add 250 MB, $20 per Month Data Plan

Putting a smartphone on the Verizon Wireless network has been, to this point, an expensive proposition. Customers have been paying at least $80 a month -- $40 for the smartphone access fee and $40 for Verizon's 500 MB … [Read more...]

BlackBerry CEO Expects Profits by 2016 Despite Massive Sales Slide
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BlackBerry CEO Expects Profits by 2016 Despite Massive Sales Slide

As you’ve probably heard by now, the news for BlackBerry over the past several months has not been good. And this morning’s quarterly earnings report—which, according to Engadget's breakdown, saw a 1.8 million drop … [Read more...]

AT&T CEO Says the Company ‘Can’t Afford’ Device Subsidies
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AT&T CEO Says the Company ‘Can’t Afford’ Device Subsidies

"Afford" -- a funny word, that one. When most people say they "can't afford" something, it's usually because they lack the funds to pay for a particular product or activity. AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson, however, is … [Read more...]

6 Strategies to Save Money When Buying Your Next Smartphone
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6 Strategies to Save Money When Buying Your Next Smartphone

If you own a smartphone, you're now in the majority -- 56% of American adults do too, according to the Pew Research Center. However, with new models continually entering the marketplace and a non-stop barrage of TV and … [Read more...]

Speak Up (Way Up): FCC May Allow Cell Phone Calls on Planes
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Speak Up (Way Up): FCC May Allow Cell Phone Calls on Planes

It’s been an eventful past few months regarding the use of gadgets on airplanes. Specifically, just last month the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has finally lifted the ban on using electronics during takeoff … [Read more...]

Reports Suggest iPad Pro with Larger Screen Coming in Early 2014
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Reports Suggest iPad Pro with Larger Screen Coming in Early 2014

Hot on the heels of the recent release of both the iPad Air and the iPad Mini with Retina Display, reports are swirling around the web claiming that 12.9-inch Retina display-sporting iPads are in production for release … [Read more...]