Opinion

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

When it comes to mobile, 2017 is already known for several things: slim bezels, lack of headphone jacks, and the return of one beloved brand, Nokia....
9 hours 58 min ago
Over the years, LG has struggled with its reputation. At first, it was a lowly contender, sticking with low to mid-range models and generally being...
1 week 5 hours ago
It’s easy to say that the newest generation of something is “the best one yet” – I mean, it is the newest one. Most of the time, that means...
1 week 4 days ago
It has become a common theme in the gadget industry for something to gain tremendous momentum when Apple introduces their version of a product. The...
1 week 6 days ago
Many smartphones on the market today are the result of years of evolution. The iPhone, for example, is a notable example, from its small stocky body...
2 weeks 5 hours ago
When Motorola first introduced the Moto X, then under Google’s wing, it was a huge disappointment. The device had been a victim of overhype that...
2 weeks 2 days ago
The first time I used an iPhone was when the iPhone 4S debuted in 2011. The 4S was the first iPhone available on the Sprint network, and as an...
2 weeks 4 days ago
I mentioned the other day how I was fascinated by the trend changes in the mobile industry, such as needing to create the smallest phone possible to...
2 weeks 5 days ago
I find it fascinating how trends have changed in the mobile industry over the past 15 years. I still remember when cell phones were just becoming a “...
3 weeks 4 hours ago
When Motorola introduced the Moto Z line of smartphones last year, I’ll be honest, I was skeptical. Although I was a fan of modularity in smartphones...
3 weeks 3 days ago
This year is a big year for Apple. With it being the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, people expect something spectacular to come with the unveiling...
3 weeks 4 days ago
Earlier this year, news of start-up Nextbit being purchased by gaming company Razer raised eyebrows. Not only had Nextbit’s first and only smartphone...
3 weeks 6 days ago
Long before it was ever announced, the rumor of there being no standard 3.5mm headphone jack in the iPhone 7 spread like wildfire. It was terrible,...
4 weeks 5 hours ago
Recently I’ve been shopping around for a new carrier, and oftentimes – although not every time – when you switch to a new carrier it’s also a good...
4 weeks 1 day ago
Yesterday, Cult of Mac reported on a claim stating that Apple has no plans to refresh the iPhone SE this year. Today, another article from 9to5Mac...
1 month 5 hours ago
I love fingerprint sensors. Generally speaking, I find the fingerprint sensor to be one of the best features of modern day smartphones. Although I...
1 month 2 days ago
It’s only been a little over half a year since HMD Global resurrected the Nokia brand in mobile, and although the once colossal brand has had a...
1 month 3 days ago
It’s a safe bet that no other smartphone will be as closely monitored this year as Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8. Although the Galaxy S8 and S8 plus launch...
1 month 5 days ago
It’s always a good idea to be mindful of better rates for just about any service you use. Internet, car insurance, interest rates, and even phone...
1 month 6 days ago
When Lenovo and Motorola debuted the Moto Z line last year, the outcome was pretty good. Not only did Lenovo stay consistent with Motorola’s...
1 month 1 week ago

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