All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘phones’

Samsung Galaxy S6 Bends When You Bend It, Just Like the iPhone 6 Plus

In things are going to bend when you bend them news, it appears that Samsung might want to build a time machine, go back in time, and not make fun of Apple for its bendable phones. Third-party insurance company SquareTrade has a new video out, and it’s making the rounds. In the video, various new smartphones are put through a …

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Let a Basketball Teach You Why You Should Put Down Your Damn Phone

We’re all glued to our devices at all times. It’s just the way the world works now. Ted Cruz is likely running for President, Miley Cyrus has more Twitter followers than any heads of state, and your teenage daughter is going to be Snapchatting at the dinner table. These are just realties, however painful, that we all must accept. But …

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It May Be A While Before Amazon Releases Another Fire Phone

Back in June, Amazon finally unveiled its long-awaited smartphone, the Fire phone. While the actual unveiling was somewhat impressive, as it showed off some interesting features that we hadn’t seen on other phones, the reviews weren’t very kind once people actually got the device in their hands. It’s no secret that the Fire phone hasn’t been a hot seller, and …

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Amazon Updates Fire Phone With A Bunch Of Features

Amazon launched a software update for its Fire Phone, bringing a bunch of new features to the device, which it’s been having a pretty hard time selling. The Firefly feature will now translate text and identify famous artwork, not unlike Google Goggles. Specifically, it can translate to and from English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. As far as artwork, it …

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Google Announces Android 5.0 Lollipop, New Nexus Devices

Google just announced that the new version of Android is called Lollipop. It also announced a trio of new Nexus devices: the Nexus 6 smartphone, the Nexus 9 tablet, and the Nexus Player Android TV device. First things first. Google showed off the new Android at Google I/O back in June. Here’s the presentation if you want to familiarize yourself: …

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iPhone 6, 6 Plus Reviews Overwhelmingly Positive

Apple’s new iPhones – the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus – are getting rave reviews from the tech media, as expected. The tech media loves its iPhones, and these are after all the “biggest advancement in the history of the iPhone,” as Tim Cook put it. Everyone and their mothers are voicing their opinions on the devices now, …

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iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus Top 4 Million Pre-Orders On First Day

Apple announced that it saw a record first day of iPhone pre-orders for the 6 and 6 Plus, getting four million of them in the first twenty-four hours. The company actually told Re/code on Friday that it saw a record number of pre-orders on the first day (they went on sale at 3:01 AM Eastern), but they didn’t give the …

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Amazon Fire Phone Fails To Impress Reviewers

Amazon’s Fire Phone is now officially available to consumers in the United States through AT&T. It’s time to see how much interest people really have in an Amazon phone. The device has been rumored for years, and the day has finally come when people can hold it in their hands, and experience the company’s vision for what a phone should …

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Is Amazon Prime The Fire Phone’s Biggest Selling Point?

A month ago, Amazon unveiled its Fire phone, an incredibly advanced smartphone apparently aimed at getting more people buying items from their mobile devices than ever before. For than that, however, it’s a way for Amazon to suck more users into its ecosystem, including its popular Amazon Prime service. Do you plan on getting a Fire phone? Do you expect …

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Is The Amazon Fire Phone A Game Changer For E-Commerce?

Leave it to the world’s leader in e-commerce to develop a mobile device that you can simply point at an object and push a button to buy it. Do you expect the Amazon Fire to have a significant impact on how people buy products online? Share your thoughts in the comments. After months, or even years of anticipation, Amazon unveiled …

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If You Drop Your Phone in a Septic Tank, Just Let It Go Man

As a 28-year-old whose screws up a lot, I in no way feel qualified to dispense life advice on most topics. Having said that, I feel pretty confident in issuing this one small token of advice: If you drop your smartphone in an open-pit toilet, just let it go, man, it’s lost. In fact, if you drop anything into an …

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Amazon’s Smartphone Will Apparently Look Like This

Rumors of Amazon launching a smartphone have been around for years, but it’s been established for a while now that it is indeed real, and now we appear to have our first clear look at it. BGR got the exclusive, and naturally, the image is all over social media. According to @BGR, this is what Amazon's smartphone will look like …

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