Opinion

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

Now more than ever, carriers are fighting for customer loyalty. Whether it’s the general shortage of new mobile consumers or T-Mobile’s bold ongoing...
4 days 17 hours ago
For the past several years, I tended to stick to the more popular brands of smartphones. HTC, Samsung, and Apple are the three that I tend to switch...
4 days 18 hours ago
If you’ve never heard of YotaPhone, nobody would blame you. Although a third generation of the device is expected to arrive this year, it comes two...
6 days 22 hours ago
To me, the concept of flip phones is both near and far. Near in the sense that it’s still hard for me to believe I’m 26, and far in the sense that,...
1 week 2 days ago
The continued success of Apple’s iPhone is an anomaly wrapped in an enigma to me. How else could I explain why I found myself excited rather than...
1 week 3 days ago
Apple held its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) just last week, and while the Cupertino-based company had a lot of ground to cover, one...
1 week 6 days ago
In 2015, Samsung introduced two different radically designed variants of the Galaxy S: the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. Compared to previous...
2 weeks 20 hours ago
It’s well known that John McAfee, creator of the famous McAfee antivirus software, loathes the software he created. Similarly, John Sylvan, one of...
3 weeks 21 hours ago
Recent mobile headlines may have you pulling a Jumanji and frantically asking “What year is it?” as brands like BlackBerry and Nokia reveal some of...
3 weeks 4 days ago
As the years go by, my need for having “the latest and greatest” smartphone dwindles. At first I thought it was simply a matter of getting older and...
3 weeks 5 days ago
For many, seeing “no 3.5mm headphone jack” was reason enough to instantly lose interest in Essential Phone, and there’s nothing wrong with that. The...
3 weeks 5 days ago
Imagining using our smartphones in their current state as full-fledged computers can be a challenge. While they’re often compared to computers – and...
4 weeks 20 hours ago
Lurking around the Internet today, you may have come across the same information that I did on Twitter from @evleaks regarding an intriguing render...
4 weeks 1 day ago
Once upon a time, when flagships were getting bigger but consumers weren’t quite sure bigger was necessarily better, somebody came up with the idea...
1 month 20 hours ago
I don’t speak much about Windows Phone (Windows 10 Mobile) these days. There isn't much left to say about it. The last article I wrote regarding...
1 month 1 day ago
Owning my first smartphone was an eye-opening experience. Slowly but surely, I was able to get rid of other gadgets I once deemed necessary. My mp3...
1 month 2 days ago
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...
1 month 1 week 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...
1 month 1 week 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 month 1 week 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 month 1 week ago

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