smartphones

The Best Smartphone Camera: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edition

With spring comes the launch of another Samsung Galaxy phone. The S6 and S6 Edge are on their way into the hands of the masses, so we thought we would fire up the cameras and see how the newbies fare against tried and true competitors for the title of best smartphone camera.


The Samsung Galaxy S6 Has As Much Bloatware As Ever

You know the rumours about how the Galaxy S6 would have dramatically less bloatware? How a bunch of the Samsung apps would be deletable if not completely optional? Yeah, not true. It’s a bummer, but the Galaxy S6 has as much bloatware as ever.


How To Change The Battery On The New Galaxy S6

You guys. The built-in status of the Samsung Galaxy S6’s battery doesn’t mean the battery is totally non-removable. All you need is your Galaxy S6, a hair dryer, tweezers, a micro Phillips head screwdriver, a spudger tool, an intimate knowledge of electrical engineering and about an hour to kill. Simple!


Instagram's New 'Layout' App Lets You Cram Your Feed Full Of Collages

Instagram is the photo-sharing app that also created the timelapse-creating app. Now, Instagram is looking to conquer another corner of the mobile photography world with Layout, an app for making Instagram-friendly collages.


HTC One M9 Review: A Great Phone That Can't Keep Up

Everyone loves an underdog. They’re new, exciting, and upset expectations. In 2013, the HTC One M7 brought that incredible disruptive energy to smartphones, and the following year’s M8 ran neck and neck with the best you could buy. Now, with the M9, the One is no longer an underdog — but it’s not exactly leading the Android pack, either.


Vaio's First Smartphone Is An MOR Black Slab

Now Vaio is its own boss, free from Sony, it’s able to do as it chooses. Hot on the heels of two rather nice new laptops, it’s announced its first smartphone. Say hello to VAIO Phone.


The Samsung Galaxy S6 Has The Best Smartphone Display So Far

Samsung is continually improving upon the quality of its smartphone displays, and the screens on the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 take things to new heights. In fact, according to extensive testing from DisplayMate, one of them has the best smartphone display yet.


Am I The Only Person Here Who Goes Phone-Spotting?

I think about smartphones more than any normal person should. I could say it’s part of my job as a gadget blogger to think of these things with irregular frequency, but that would really be a cover up, a convenient lie. The truth is I’m naturally obsessed, and I indulge that obsession to a creeptacular degree.


The Samsung Galaxy S6's Memory Is So, So Much Faster Than Other Phones

MWC 2015 had some pretty impressive announcements, but nothing as high-profile as the Galaxy S6. Here’s the thing, though — the next Samsung flagship smartphone has a huge improvement in one crucial, but under-appreciated area.


What Was Your First Smartphone?

Smartphones were once a boutique item, but now they’re essential. Still, we all remember a time before smartphones — at least, the time before we got our first one. How old were you when you got your first, and what year was it?