How Big Should a Smart Phone Be?
May25

How Big Should a Smart Phone Be?

Smart phones have a come a long way since I started covering them professionally back in 2009 they have a ton of new features, GPS, 41mp cameras, fingerprint sensors, heart-rate monitors, etc...  They have also in increased in size perhaps a little too much even.   When the HTC Titan came out it was well...HUGE at the time.  I remember opening the box to it's massive 4.7 inch screen.  That's right massive!  People made fun of me...

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Here’s Why Phone Design Doesn’t Matter
May21

Here’s Why Phone Design Doesn’t Matter

If there is one thing I use to LOVE about new devices when they first got introduced was design.  There are magic designs out there.  The HTC One is still a piece of art work, the latest Galaxy device is nice, iPhone's (while I hate the OS) are very well crafted and designed devices.  But something has changed in the past few years that made all of this design obsolete. Yup that's right somewhere along the way smartphone OEM's have...

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How to Get Mobile Consumers to Upgrade
Mar05

How to Get Mobile Consumers to Upgrade

In the past when new flagships came out there was ton of new cool "must have" features that would make you break your piggy bank and order one the day it came out.  Recently however it seems that nothing like that has come around.  The Yota phone with it's dual screen has been out for years now and while the Samsung Galaxy Edge is pretty cool it's not getting me to drop 300 bucks and sign a new contract. I only am writing this post...

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Blackberry Issues Massive BB10 Update
Feb20

Blackberry Issues Massive BB10 Update

Blackberry is issuing a massive new update with the build number of Blackberry 10.3.1 (BB 10.3.1). The bump is available now and is rolling out simultaneously around the world and is coming to an array of the company’s current smartphones. If you are rocking a the BlackBerry Passport, BlackBerry Z30, BlackBerry Z10, BlackBerry Z3, BlackBerry Q10 or the BlackBerry Q5, you can get the update. It is also rolling out to the Porsche Design...

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Samsung Denies Blackberry Buyout
Jan21

Samsung Denies Blackberry Buyout

Reuters reported last week that Samsung had been in talks with Blackberry to buy the company for $7.5 billion, something that Blackberry quickly denied. Samsung was coyer on the matter, although the company has spoken of the report through co-CEO JK Shin. Speaking to the Wall Street Journal he said that there have been no discussions of a buyout, but the company hare talking about the possibility "to work with BlackBerry and develop...

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