Smartphone Guide

From the ever-popular iPhone to Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone handsets, LAPTOP reviews the best smartphones of 2014 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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Apple iPhone 6 Review

Apple's sleek iPhone 6 sports a large, but not too large, display, fast processor and a sharp camera.

Apple iPhone 6 Plus Review

While the large 5.5-inch display on the iPhone 6 Plus is its most defining feature, Apple's phablet has a lot more under the hood.

BlackBerry Passport Review

The BlackBerry Passport fits more content on its wide screen than the competition and boasts awesome battery life, but the design is just too clunky and awkward.

Samsung Galaxy Alpha Available on AT&T on Sept. 26

  iPhone 6 mania is in full swing, but Samsung is ready to start its own Galaxy craze. The Korean company today announced that its metal Galaxy Alpha smartphone will be available starting Sept. ...

Best iPhone 6 Cases

The tech industry's worst-kept secret is now public knowledge, and the iPhone 6 is finally here. With a curvy new design and a larger 4.7-inch screen housing a blazing fast A8 processor and iOS 8, the new iPhone is a mouthwatering device.

iOS 8 Upgrade Horror Stories: Why You Should Wait

"iOS 8 is finally here! I can't wait to downl -- wait, 6.8 gigabytes!? Who even has that much space? And why aren't my apps working anymore?" That was the general reaction when Apple's iOS 8 software...

Best iOS Keyboards Now (and Coming Soon)

Android users are already familiar with the power of keyboard apps that let you swap out the standard layout for options that offer smarter predictions, more customization options and other goodies. N...

iOS 8: Top 12 New Features

When Tim Cook called iOS 8 a giant release, he wasn't kidding. The newest version of Apple's mobile operating system, available now, features a number of improvements to notifications, the TouchID sen...

New Samsung Phone Could Be King of Selfies

As if there weren't enough Galaxy variations, Samsung appears to be readying a made-for-selfies version of its Galaxy Grand phone. Noted by Android Authority, pictures and specs of the Galaxy G...

HTC One Remix Review

The HTC One Remix offers a luxurious design that's easy to use with one hand, powerful speakers and a good camera.