Opinion

Op-eds and opinion pieces from the tech journalists at PhoneDog.

From the days of using “emoticons” to the more detailed emojis we have today, there has never been a better time to express yourself through text. As...
4 days 21 hours ago
When Apple introduced Siri in the iPhone 4S in 2011, I was enamored with the idea of being able to do things with your phone just by talking to it. I...
5 days 19 hours ago
Oftentimes, I will brainstorm an outline for an article based on rumors. Sometimes this saves me time because the rumors were correct, and other...
1 week 1 day ago
Not too long ago, if you wanted to purchase a functional smartphone there was no doubt about it: you would need to shell out some fat stacks for the...
1 week 3 days ago
When Amazon unveiled the Amazon Echo, a smart speaker that features Amazon’s virtual AI named “Alexa”, the idea caught on quickly. The Echo propelled...
1 week 6 days ago
If you’re one of the many people eagerly waiting for the release of the Surface Pro 5, Surface Book 2, or (dare I say it) Surface Phone, then you may...
3 weeks 20 hours ago
Between the LG G6 and the Samsung Galaxy S8’s recent releases and constant presence in headlines, it’s easy for the mobile enthusiast to get that “...
3 weeks 2 days ago
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 3,477 lives were claimed in 2015 from distracted driving alone....
3 weeks 3 days ago
TL;DR: Better battery, thinner body, and non-exclusivity. It recently dawned on me that throughout my life, Apple has had a constant, underlying...
3 weeks 5 days ago
We are quickly approaching the halfway mark for 2017, but the year is still young in regards to smartphone announcements and release dates. So far we...
3 weeks 6 days ago
Do you ever find yourself browsing the app store for something specific, but you end up coming across a completely unrelated app that piques your...
4 weeks 19 hours ago
While I was out shopping the other day, I stopped in Best Buy to kill some time, look at gadgets, and perhaps do a little shopping there as well. The...
1 month 3 days ago
I keep telling myself that I really shouldn’t be holding out hope for HTC. The company I once blindly trusted to make my favorite smartphones has...
1 month 5 days ago
It’s been several years now since smartphones and other smart gadgets have placed a focus on improving health. From heart rate monitors to sleep...
1 month 6 days ago
It wasn’t that long ago that Google came out with an interesting AI experiment called “Quick, Draw!” where users were prompted with an object to draw...
1 month 1 week ago
Slim bezels. Bezel-less. Whatever you want to call the latest trend in smartphones this year, it has a lot to do with getting rid of those pesky...
1 month 1 week ago
Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and S8+ have been the talk of the town since their unveiling on March 29. Their impressive screen sizes, screen-to-body ratios,...
1 month 2 weeks ago
Last week, Samsung revealed the highly-anticipated Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones. While these flashy pieces of hardware were naturally the high...
1 month 2 weeks ago
The title of this article isn’t meant to have some figurative meaning; by all means it is a literal title. I wrote an article yesterday detailing the...
1 month 2 weeks ago
Bezel haters have a couple of good reasons to be excited now that the LG G6 and Samsung Galaxy S8 duo have been made official over the past month....
1 month 3 weeks ago

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