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7 Gestures with Motion Launch on HTC One (M8)

When I first got my hands on the new HTC One (M8), I noticed right away that it is noticeably longer than other 5” phones. This is because of the dual speakers at the top and bottom of the front side of the phone. This can make it a little more difficult to reach for the power button at the top when operating with one … More →

Nokia 520 series offers awesome no contract options

Let’s face it. Some of the best phones are restricted to the firm grasp of the contract carriers. For those out there who throw those commitments to the wind and stick to our wide selection of No-Contract providers, options have been limited to basic phones or android smartphones. Until recently, that is. Nokia launched the Lumia 520-series last year, an entry-level hardware line that helped … More →

Meet the HTC One (M8)

Despite its confusing name, the new HTC One (M8) packs a punch by combining the best aspects of design and functionality to make an impressive device that stacks up well against its competitors. Specs The new HTC One (M8) comes with a top-of-the-line Qualcomm 2.3GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor that will be on par with the Galaxy S5. Another major improvement is an impressive 2600 … More →

5 new features of the Samsung Galaxy S 5

Well Samsung’s Unpacked event is over and the announcement has been made on their newest device, the Galaxy S5. This device is absolutely stunning, and Samsung has found ways to pack even more tools to help you with your everyday life into one incredible smartphone. Here are some of my favorite new features: First big feature—the  camera This is the most frequently asked about features … More →

Meet the LG G Flex Smart Phone

Faces and hands have curves. Eyeballs? Curved. Phone screens have almost always been flat…but we’re about to get thrown a curveball. I remember the first time I strolled into a Magnolia and saw a TV with a curved screen. I never really believed that a simple curve on a screen could improve the immersion you feel when watching something, but it was true. Now, LG … More →

Meet the Nokia Lumia 1520 smartphone

To the dismay of some, the word “Phablet” is catching on. The Phone + Tablet hybrids technically first existed with the Dell Streak, but they actually became popular with the introduction of the Samsung Galaxy Note. Since then, we have not seen too many options come out besides the ever-growing Note series – not to mention all the options have been running Android. That is, … More →

Blue Shirt Tips: Jess on the Samsung Galaxy S 4

Each month we spotlight some hot connected devices as chosen by our Blue Shirt employees in our Best Buy Mobile Buyer’s Guide. Let’s see what Jess has to say about the Samsung Galaxy S 4. You can access the full settings panel by swiping down with two fingers on the notifications bar. This can also be customized by selecting the pencil icon. Change the lock-screen shortcuts … More →

Hands on with the LG G2

It’s sleek, thin, powerful and most importantly—intuitive. The LG G2, powered by an insanely fast and multi-tasking Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 800 processor, is made for people that could use some serious speed and performance. Its ergonomic design fits snugly in your hand while breaking smartphone convention with rear-key buttons logically placed where your fingertips meet your phone. The LG G2 maintains its powerhouse of a reputation with a specially … More →

Meet the Samsung Galaxy Note III

Samsung made some rather large waves when it introduced the original Galaxy Note two years ago. Many onlookers thought the 5.3” screen was simply too much phone for the average person to stick in his/her pocket and try to actually use with any degree of practicality, but the plus-sized “phablet” was explosively popular, pioneering a new class of nearly tablet-sized smartphones. The screen size of … More →