Tag Archives: Android

Android M announced by Google, coming later this year with several improvements

At its I/O developer conference in San Francisco just a short while ago, Google announced details about its updates and improvements for 2015. They included new features for virtually all of its major products and services, but the one of most significance for us phone addicts was Android M. Unlike last year, this software update seems to be much more about adding features to improve the performance and usability and not a major … [read full article]

LG G4 Review

Partnering with LG for the G4 Preview event across the country has been a pretty big deal for T-Mobile. There have been giveaways, a tour bus in many major cities and test devices thrown in to the hands of technology reviewers. And the best part of it: T-Mo wants us to know that it has the exclusive on the tan leather backed model. Before … [read full article]

Nexus 6 now $100 off at T-Mobile

T-Mobile’s Nexus 6 is now on sale at $100 off the usual retail price for both the 32GB and 64GB versions of the device. That means you can now grab the 32GB model for $549 and the 64GB one for $599. On EIP both storage options are available with $0 down payment. The 32GB model will set you back $22.91 per month over two years, while the 64GB is $24.99 per month on … [read full article]

Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 – An awesome budget and T-Mobile friendly smartphone [review]

It was back in March at MWC where I got my first hands-on experience with the new Alcatel OneTouch smartphone. And – for the first time – I was impressed by an Alcatel phone. In the past, the company has perhaps built the wrong kind of reputation for making cheap phones with far too many compromises. But the Idol 3 is the manufacturer’s attempt at making its own flagship at an affordable price. And I have to … [read full article]

Alcatel OneTouch Pop Astro lands on T-Mobile – 4.5-inch smartphone for $149

A few days ago we were sent some information on an upcoming budget smartphone by Alcatel OneTouch. We had virtually all the specifications of the device, but no price. Today, Alcatel OneTouch has officially announced its latest affordable device and it costs a tad more than I’d initially predicted. Key features of the POP Astro include: 4.5-inch qHD TFT display – 960×540 pixels … [read full article]

Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 pre-order price jumps tomorrow

Back at the beginning of March, I met up with the Alcatel OneTouch team while I was covering MWC for PhoneDog. And its latest phone could be one of the best value-for-money devices on the market today. The pre-orders were meant to go live tomorrow, but the company decided to surprise us with an early pre-order and price-drop. If you pre-order before tomorrow, April 21st, you’ll pay just $199.99 for a device which … [read full article]

OnePlus One now available without invites

One of the biggest talking points of last year was the OnePlus One. It was “the flagship killer” of 2014, and although many loved its power and performance for little money, it was its route to market we were all talking about. Whether it was the controversial publicity stunts or the frustrating invites system, the OnePlus One was constantly in the press. And finally, you can buy one without a magic code. OnePlus … [read full article]