So recently I finally upgraded from an old Galaxy SIII to a Galaxy S5 – sticking with my tendency to stay a generation or so behind, but a recent-enough phone to have most of the bells and whistles. But what was it like to switch? [picture not available] The Context The switch was not a mere upgrade of phones. It was, in fact, switching from Virgin Mobile, to an unlocked formerly AT&T S5 on the Cricket Network, ironically owned by AT&T. The Process So to start off, I had to call Virgin Mobile to request my account code – at … Continue reading Switching to Cricket Wireless (My Experience)
HTC recently announced the HTC One A9 – Yes, A, and yes, 9. It doesn’t seem to be there latest flagship, but more of a budget competitor. Excited? Us too, let’s take a look. Please note I have no hands-on with this device. I am basing my thoughts and comments off of other online resources, and the official HTC website. What is the HTC One A9 The A9 is a new, Android 6.0 Marshmallow, budget smartphone from HTC. It’s an interesting idea, but I have mixed feelings on it. It seems to be designed to compete with the Zenfone 2, or … Continue reading The HTC One A9: Be… Brilliant? Our First Thoughts…
Is the OnePlus 2 the next Flagship Killer? Continue reading The OnePlus 2: Is it Truly a Flagship Killer?
Axon Phone – It May Be “All You” as they’ve said, but is it FOR you? Let’s take a look. Continue reading Axon Phone: My Dream Phone?
The Zenfone is awesome. But I haven’t bought one yet, even though I’m in the market for a new phone. Here’s why. Continue reading ASUS Zenfone 2: Why I Haven’t Bought One – Yet.
Choosing the right network can save tons of money. Here’s my top choices for value and coverage. Continue reading Choosing a Cell Phone Carrier
We all love playing games. But, those annoying ads can get in the way. Here’s how to remove them for FREE. Continue reading Phone Tip: Improve Game Speed and Remove Ads
The Samsung Galaxy SIII (S3) was once a flagship smartphone, but is it still a great value?
I received mine in November 2013, and have used it since without any problems. With the ever-dropping prices on the S3, it’s possibly one of the best values today for an entry-level smartphone. Let’s take a closer look.