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10 months with the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus: Standing above the rest

Thu, 06/18/2020 - 17:47
Several phones have passed through my hands in the last ten months, but my SIM keeps finding its way back into the Galaxy Note 10 Plus. In these current times, 5G isn't important so the S Pen rises to the occasion.

Meizu 17 hands-on: High-end specs, mid-range price, and attractive balanced design

Thu, 06/11/2020 - 18:21
Last month Meizu announced the 17 Series that includes both the Meizu 17 and Meizu 17 Pro. Both handsets offer 5G in China and are Meizu's first 5G models. While not available in the US, we spent some time testing one out.

Best Samsung phones in 2020: Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G, Galaxy Note 10 Plus, Galaxy Z Flip, and more

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 18:27
Samsung continues to lead the world in smartphone market share with Huawei recently passing up Apple for the second spot. Samsung offers a range of smartphones with the A-series, S-series, Note line, and new foldable Android smartphones.

Best Android phones in 2020: Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra, LG V60 ThinQ 5G, OnePlus 8 Pro, and more

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 18:27
Smartphones running the Android operating system dominate the global market with a variety of companies supporting Google's mobile platform.

Best iPhones in 2020: iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone SE, iPhone XR, and more

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 18:36
New Apple iPhones are traditionally launched once a year, but sometimes another model sneaks in as we saw with the 2020 iPhone SE. There are four recent models and a few other last-generation models that are worth considering in 2020.

Speck Presidio cases for Apple iPhone SE: Two layer drop protection

Mon, 05/25/2020 - 18:07
Even though the new Apple iPhone SE is attractively priced for the masses, it is still prudent to protect the phone from drops. Speck has a few options available to aid in protecting your iPhone from drops eight to ten feet high.

Gear4 cases and InvisibleShield protectors for iPhone SE (2020): D3O drop and advanced screen protection

Sun, 05/24/2020 - 17:47
The new Apple iPhone SE is a great buy at $399 and ZAGG has several products to help protect your new iPhone and improve the user experience. 13 feet drop protection from D3O technology and anti-microbial screen protection are available now.

Totallee case collection for the Apple iPhone SE

Sat, 05/16/2020 - 20:04
The 2020 Apple iPhone SE is Apple's most affordable iPhone and is a great buy at $399. Totallee offers ultra-slim cases that provide scratch and bump protection while also making it a bit easier to hold onto your iPhone.

BodyGuardz cases for Apple iPhone SE (2020): Unequal tech, kickstand, and unique features

Sun, 05/10/2020 - 19:22
The Apple iPhone SE was recently released and BodyGuardz quickly launched several case and screen protector options. The cases have unique features, including an integrated slide-out kickstand, enhanced audio performance, and more.

TCL 10 Pro first look: Gorgeous $450 Android smartphone focused on advanced display techonology

Fri, 05/08/2020 - 18:47
TCL's first entry into North America with its own brand is compelling with stunning design aspects, high end AMOLED panels, solid camera technology, and an affordable price. We will be spending more time with the TCL 10 Pro, but first looks show it to be an impressive entry into the mid-range market.

Apple iPhone SE (2020) review: An affordable, capable business phone fit for uncertain times

Wed, 04/29/2020 - 17:47
During these uncertain times where businesses are strategizing ways to survive, Apple released its most affordable smartphone to help you get work done with few compromises. With Touch ID, the new iPhone SE is also perfect for those wearing face coverings at their essential businesses.

The 10 best smartphones of 2020: 5G powers the top contenders

Wed, 04/29/2020 - 02:07
5G is still in its infancy in the US, but low-, mid-, and high-band networks are available from all major carriers. It's not the only reason to consider our top picks, but 5G support is one reason to buy a phone and be confident keeping it for two or three years.

ZAGG InvisibleShield protectors and Gear4 cases for Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G: hands-on

Sun, 04/26/2020 - 17:47
ZAGG has new screen protector options with maximum clarity and blue light filter features. It's Gear4 branded cases offer drop protection, slim design, and ability to make the back of the phone flush with the large camera array.

OnePlus 8 review: Least expensive 5G phone with flagship specs, minimal compromises

Thu, 04/23/2020 - 18:21
Some think the OnePlus 8 could have used a mid-range processor to start closer to a $500 price. However, at $699, it is the least expensive 5G phone available today with flagship specs commonly found in $1,000 phones.

Moto G Stylus review: Long battery life, basic stylus support, $300 price

Wed, 04/22/2020 - 18:21
While Samsung Galaxy Note 10 devices have dropped into the $600 to $730 price range, you can pick up the new Moto G Stylus for half that price. It offers simple stylus support and is a solid budget option for those who want to get work done without breaking the bank.

10 best smartphones not made in China

Tue, 04/21/2020 - 20:10
Sure, China assembles Apple's iPhone and many other popular smartphones, but lots of great handsets come from other places - including South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and India. Curious to see what's available? Here are my 10 favorites.

Verizon extends Those Who Serve discount to nurses and teachers

Fri, 04/17/2020 - 03:27
It is inspiring to see medical staff working hard to help patients battle coronavirus and we are seeing companies around the world recognize their efforts. Verizon is supporting these workers with discounted plans while also contributing in many other areas during this crisis.

The LG V60 ThinQ challenges the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 for stylus champ

Thu, 04/09/2020 - 17:47
One reason I keep buying Galaxy Note devices is the S Pen support. There's a new option in town that provides support for stylus use on two displays, and it's launching at an affordable price.

TCL 10 Series launch details: Affordable Android smartphones focused on visual technology

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 18:00
The display of your smartphone is one of the most important aspects since you spend so much time viewing and interacting with it throughout the day. TCL is bringing its NXTVISION visual technology to three new Android phones all priced less than $500.

Speck Presidio Grip for LG V60 ThinQ: Two layers of protection, Microban treatment

Sun, 04/05/2020 - 17:47
While a Dual Screen cover option helps your productivity, it's also bulky and not optimal for every situation. The new Speck Presidio Grip protects the LG V60 an takes away the danger of sliding off of your counter.