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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Paper App for iPhone Review

Facebook's gorgeous new Paper app for iOS 7 makes it easy to keep up on the news and your friends' activities with a simple and engaging interface.

Moga Pro Controller Review

PowerA's MOGA Pro Controller offers Android gamers a sturdy chassis with solid controls and long battery life.

Snapseed Review

We review Snapseed, a $5 photo editing app for the iPad that brings some serious competition to existing photo editing apps.

Instagram Review

Want to share artsy photos with all your social networks? Few options are more popular than the iOS-only Instagram app.

Weather+ Review

Beautiful weather videos are the highlight of the Weather+ iOS app.

Rdio Review

Music gets social with this music streaming smart phone app

Lookout Mobile Security Review

This smart phone app does it all--anti-virus, data backup, and a way to find your phone should it go missing.

Kik Chat Review

This BlackBerry app is a great tool for sending and receiving free text messages, but it's not without some limitations.

TextFree Unlimited Review

This iPhone app resembles the device's standard SMS interface and comes with helpful features to boot.