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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Top 10 iPhone 5 Wallet Cases

Most people want their phone and wallet with them at all times. But isn't it always better to travel with less than with more? What if you could combine your phone and wallet? There are many case options available on the market.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Hands-on: The Phablet to Beat

As Apple reportedly preps a ginormous 5.5-inch iPhone 6, Samsung is ready to defend its phablet crown with the Galaxy Note 4. The device boasts a super-sharp quad HD display in a sturdier metal frame, as well as a very fast Snapdragon 805 processor.

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Stuns with Second Curved Screen

NEW YORK - We've seen curved displays on smartphones before (see the Galaxy Round and LG G Flex), but they've mostly been eye candy. The new Galaxy Note Edge gives that curve a purpose by providing ...

iPhone 6 Video Shows Fully Assembled Design

As the Sept. 9 launch date approaches for the iPhone 6, a new video has surfaced showing what appears to be the fully assembled design of Apple's highly anticipated sequel. Using leaked parts, the dev...

iPhone 6 Cometh Sept 9: Release Date Confirmed in Press Invite

The wait is (almost) over. Apple has finally issued an official invite to a Sept. 9th press event that will almost certainly show off the next iPhone. Thanks to the enterprising rumor mill, we'...

Samsung Confirms Galaxy Note 4 Via Videos (Report)

Talk about a love Note. Samsung today published four videos showing off the features of its Note phablet that seem to imply that the Note 4 will arrive on Sept. 3..

HTC One M8 for Windows Review

The HTC One M8 for Windows packages Windows Phone 8.1 into a sexy, eye-catching chassis with powerful performance, long battery life and blazing-fast 4G LTE, creating the ultimate Windows Phone.

Leaked iPhone 6 Guide Shows Possible Release Date

It's been all-but-confirmed that Apple will launch the next iPhone at a Sept. 9 event, so the latest leak is really just piling on. A picture, purportedly of the user guide for the iPhone 6, shows a d...

We Now Spend More Time on Apps Than PCs

Whatever you want to do, there's an app for that. And as people rely on apps more and more, they are slowly moving away from desktops and devoting more time to mobile software. A new Comscore study fo...

Moto X+1 Leak Shows Front Speakers, New Camera

Notorious tech leakster Evan Blass, better known as evleaks, may have "retired" from the game, but he made sure to go out on a high note. In a tweet that reads "My retirement gift to you," evleaks sho...