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 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 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'...

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...

Sprint's New $60 Unlimited Data Plan: What's the Catch?

Not content with its recent announcement to increase data and lower prices for its family plans, Sprint is unveiling a new plan that gives you unlimited everything for just $60 a month.

Sharp's Stunning New Phone: Best Android Bargain Yet?

It's like holding one of Sharp's HDTVs in your hand. The new Sharp Aquos Crystal, available on Sprint, Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile, has a 5-inch edge-to-edge display that could set a new design s...

Sprint's Cheapest Ever Family Plan Takes on T-Mobile

Data is getting cheaper than ever. Sprint just launched its Family Share Pack, which gives families or groups up to 40GB of data for $100 a month. You can add up to 10 people to your group, meanin...

HTC One M8 for Windows: The One That You Want?

Is the HTC One M8 for Windows the best of both worlds?Announced today, the device marries the HTC One M8's premium hardware with the slick Windows Phone 8.1 OS. HTC also carriers over some goodies...