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By Humberto Saabedra on April 27, 2015
I gave Virgin Mobile a shot for three months and left in March, ultimately unsatisfied by the company’s direction
By Christopher Price on May 10, 2014
I took a coffee break from engineering, and wrote a review of the best travel router I’ve ever used.
By Humberto Saabedra on May 28, 2013
After 2 years, I go into detail about my long-term experience with Straight Talk and elaborate on the the major changes in service along with describing my phone upgrade plans.
By Christopher Price on March 7, 2013
We take a look at the less-traveled path to Windows RT, and we’re surprised by what we found.
By PhoneNews.com Staff on December 14, 2012
Google’s current Nexus smartphone strategy has created an interesting quandary. In many ways, the old Galaxy Nexus trumps Nexus 4, and in many ways, Nexus 4 trumps Galaxy Nexus. We explain why, how, and what you should buy.
Posted in Android, Editorials, Google, LG, Nerds, Reviews, Samsung, Sprint, Verizon | Tagged 4g, Android, Android 4.0, android 4.2, aosp, cdma, faux g, Galaxy Nexus, galaxy note 2, Galaxy S II, Galaxy S III, Google, gsm, HP, HSPA+, ics, jb, jelly bean, LTE, microsd, Nexus, Nexus 4, prepaid, sprint, Straight Talk, T-Mobile, UMTS, Verizon, webos, WiMAX | 4 Responses
By Christopher Price on October 30, 2012
We take a look at Ubuntu for Nexus 7, made possible with the new one-click installer promoted by Canonical. What we found certainly surprised us…
Posted in Android, Google, Nerds, Reviews | Tagged Apple, ARM, Asus, Bluetooth, bootloader, canonical, Flash, gatekeeper, Google, ios, Microsoft, mountain lion, netbook, Nexus, nexus 7, os x, review, sideload, tablet, ubuntu, ubuntu arm, unity, unlock, usb otg, walled garden, Wi-Fi, Windows 8, Windows Phone, windows rt | 16 Responses
By Christopher Price on October 14, 2012
Samsung finally drops the Galaxy Tab 2 price-point, to what it should have had from day one.
Posted in Android, Deals, Reviews, Samsung | Tagged Asus, eee pad, eee pad transformer, Galaxy Tab, galaxy tab 2, galaxy tab 7.0 plus, Google, ipad, kindle, kindle fire, kindle fire hd, Nexus, nexus 7, Samsung | 15 Responses
By Christopher Price on July 25, 2012
Novatel’s latest MiFi is a mix of old and new. But, in a good way… we’ll explain. Nobody has tested this unit more than us.
Posted in CDMA2000, EV-DO, LTE, Navigation, Reviews, Verizon, Wi-Fi | Tagged 4510l, 4620l, 4g, Android, cdma, evdo, Google, gps, hotspot, http, jetpack, LTE, MiFi, mifi os, mimo, Navigation, nmea, novatel, Pantech, qualcomm, sim, smartphone, tether, tethering, uml290, unlimited data, usb551l, Verizon, Verizon Wireless, vzw | 16 Responses
By Christopher Price on June 13, 2012
We tackle all three devices, after using them all quite a bit, and I’ll explain why I’m so angry at these trio of devices.
Posted in Android, Editorials, Reviews | Tagged 3.6, 4.0, 5.0, Android, android 2.3, Android 4.0, autonomous gps, editorial, Galaxy Player, galaxy s, galaxy s wi-fi, Gingerbread, gps, Ice Cream Sandwich, ics, PMP, portable music player, Reviews, Samsung
By Christopher Price on May 14, 2012
It’s the cheapest tablet in America with an official Android 4.0 upgrade. Is official firmware worth the price? We review the refurbished deal, with an actual refurbished unit.