Smartphone Guide

From the ever-popular iPhone to Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone handsets, LAPTOP reviews the best smartphones of 2015 to help you compare models and determine which smartphone to buy. We also help you make the most of your handset by picking the best smartphone apps and accessories while providing helpful tips.

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Review

Samsung's Galaxy S6 is the new king of Android phones, offering a slick design, stunning display and best-in-class camera.

How to Take a Screenshot on the Galaxy S6

You can send text-based messages and emails all day long, but when you want to show someone what you're seeing on your phone, you need a picture. Fortunately, capturing a screenshot on the Samsung Gal...

How To Turn Off Emergency Alerts on the HTC One M8

Your phone rings and beeps, alarming everyone in close proximity. The embarrassment has to stop. At the moment you're not concerned about the flash flood warning declared for your area tonight. Ne...

15 Best iPhone Apps You're Not Using

Chances are, your iPhone is already loaded with favorites like Facebook, Spotify and TwoDots, but there's a wealth of exciting software to be found when you dig a bit deeper. The App Store is loaded w...

Smartphones with the Longest Battery Life

With their zippy quad-core processors and big screens, smartphones have never been more powerful -- or more power hungry. Yes, specs and apps matter, but what good are they if you're hunting for an ou...

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Review

The Galaxy Note Edge's curved display is an exciting innovation with loads of potential, but it will take time to maximize it.

ZTE Grand X Max Plus Review

The ZTE Grand X Max+ is an affordable phablet with a big and bright display and strong battery life.

Siri vs. Cortana vs. Google Now: Why Apple's Siri Is Best

Siri kicked off the voice-enabled personal assistant trend, but she now has two big reasons to look over her shoulder: Cortana for Windows Phone, which is smarter in some ways, and Google Now, which many Android users have come to love. .

Sharp Aquos Crystal Review

With its bold modern design and midrange components, the Aquos Crystal is easy on the eyes and your wallet.

HTC Desire Eye Review

Packing a punch with 13-MP front and rear cameras, the HTC Desire Eye is a selfie-friendly smartphone that performs well across the board.