Tag: smartphone

Samsung begins road to redemption with Galaxy S8, Bixby personal assistant and Internet of Things push

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Samsung knows that releasing a stunning smartphone isn’t enough. There needs to be a ripple effect, a stickiness that extends to services and functionalities. For the Galaxy S8, there are various of these ecosystem plays. The new Bixby personal assistant, which uses voice but also the camera and the user’s habits to generate helpful contextual information could be a real difference maker.

Reviewing the Samsung Galaxy A5

By Ted Kritsonis

Samsung has become the benchmark brand for Android smartphones, driven by its flagship Galaxy handsets. Now, it’s looking to woo those looking for something more affordable with the Galaxy A5.

Comparison: The iPhone 6S vs. the iPhone 7

By Christine Persaud
Thinking of upgrading your smartphone? For iPhone users, it can be a tough decision. Do you go for the new iPhone 7, or opt for the now more affordable, previous-generation 6S?

Here’s a summary of how the two devices differ to help you make the decision.

Reviewing the ZTE Axon 7 Mini

By Ted Kritsonis

There is something noteworthy about a brand without serious recognition trying to create products that take design seriously. ZTE has been fighting that uphill battle with its smartphones in North America, and its flagship Axon 7 has helped the cause. Its smaller Mini sibling comes at an aggressive price, but with trade-offs to get it there.

How good is Freedom Mobile’s LTE network?

By Ted Kritsonis

The carrier formerly known as Wind Mobile rebranded as Freedom Mobile at the same time it launched its own LTE network in November 2016 in Toronto and Vancouver, so how good is it three months in?