A few days ago, we learned that AT&T would be selling the Samsung Galaxy Alpha smartphone, fast forward a few days and the smartphone is now live on the AT&T website. All three white, gold and black version of the smartphone are on the site along with the full specifications for the device. The Galaxy Alpha is priced at $199.99 with 2-year contract, or a $612.99 without service contract.
The new Moto X – the spanking new flagship smartphone from Motorola – was one of the most leaked, most hyped devices in the build up to the recent IFA 2014 in Berlin. The very stylish phone is now making its way to Verizon customers, with the mobile carrier saying that the device – along with its familiar customizer the Moto Maker – will be available starting September 26.
You may be familiar with the Vertu brand, the company makes high-end smartphones more focused on style and design than outright performance. Vertu has rolled out a new high-end smartphone called the Aster. This new device crossed the FCC this week and is ready to launch soon.
Android L, and its reference Nexus device or devices, is just a month or so away. So naturally, rumors surrounding those new Nexus smartphone and/or tablet are starting to settle down. The Motorola "Shamu", alternately referred to as the Nexus 6 and the Verizon Moto S, is also starting to take a more solid shape, a shape that closely resembles an overgrown and beefed up Moto X.
What's hotter than a new Apple iPhone? A new Apple iPhone that bends! Unbox Therapy returns with a larger set of smartphones across different manufacturers to test, even an older Nokia Lumia, just to prove that not everything bends to the forces of nature, or your hands, or your thighs, so easily as the iPhone 6 Plus.
As we reported late last week, it's been leaked that Samsungwill be launching three new phones in the Galaxy A series line, slightly lower-end, probably non-metal versions of the recently-launched Galaxy Alpha. Now, more details have reportedly surfaced, and if they are to be believed, all three smartphones will have LTE connectivity, a must-have now for devices, but also not something that lower-end phones usually tout.
Blackphone is the mobile device that debuted back in June of this year. The phone is focused on privacy and security more than anything else. The Blackphone group has announced a new bug bounty program that will pay people who find bugs in the smartphone.
Now that the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and iOS 8 are in the hands of users, the real-world testing begins. And so do the complaints. Most glaring among those seems to be what the Interwebs is dubbing as #bendgate or #bentgate to describe the admittedly horrifying phenomenon of the iPhone 6 Plus ungracefully bowing down to the forces of physics.
The new Moto X may have just gone live, but Verizon subscribers might soon have a few more options to choose from, or to confuse them a wee bit. Leaked photos and specs hint at the coming of another DROID for Verizon, dubbed the DROID Turbo, with a curious mix of specs. Plus another part of the Moto S leaks out, this time the back cover instead of the front.