Alcatel Idol 5S first look: Best Amazon Prime exclusive, only $200 buys you a lot of phone

Alcatel makes affordable, solid phone hardware and the Alcatel Idol 5S is a winner. The mid-tier specs, elegant hardware design, and pure Android offer what others provide at half the price.

Samsung Galaxy S8 camera: Tips, tricks, and tools for optimal results

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus have excellent camera hardware, but it is the camera application, gallery, and editing tools that set the S8 apart from the iPhone and other Android smartphones.

Hands-free with Amazon Alexa on the HTC U11: Alexa everywhere on a phone that is always with you

Throughout the history of HTC, it has been known to be the first to bring various technologies and features to the smartphone world. Today, the HTC U11 is the first smartphone to support hands-free Amazon Alexa activation.

Mophie Charge Force cases for iPhone 7 and Galaxy S8, Juice Packs for Galaxy S8: hands-on

Mophie added wireless charging functionality to its cases last year and is now figuring out ways to offer customers more options for charging. You can now slap on a Powerstation Mini to wirelessly top of your iPhone or Galaxy for wireless charging on the go.

Samsung Focus for Galaxy owners: Better than Outlook for business users

Samsung wants to be the smartphone brand for the enterprise and thanks to powerful communication consolidation apps like Samsung Focus, it's definitely doing what it needs to in order to gain followers.

Microsoft releases new Outlook for iOS and Android: Redesigned conversations and account switcher

The best email client for iOS and Android devices is Microsoft Outlook. It's a consolidated email, calendar, and contact solution that keeps getting better with regular updates.

One month with the HTC U11: Stunning looks and camera, superb audio, and flawless performance

HTC may have failed to satisfy people with its last few devices, but the HTC U11 is a champion in nearly every area while also coming in at one of the lowest prices for a flagship smartphone.

One month with the BlackBerry KEYone: Productivity and battery life trump mid-level specs

After using the BlackBerry KEYone for a month, it is easy to see how this mid-level specced device serves as a productive daily driver for enterprise customers. It's been a joy to use and the classy looking device fits in perfectly at the office.

Huawei announces global launch details of the Honor 9 and Honor Band 3

Huawei continues to develop the Honor brand for the younger generation and its latest Honor 9 smartphone will be launching soon around the world, as well as the wearable Honor Band 3.

Hands-on with Samsung Bixby Voice beta: 3,000 reasons to finally use the button

A couple months after launching the Galaxy S8 with a dedicated Bixby button with limited functionality, an early beta is now being tested on devices across the US.

Back to Samsung from the Apple iPhone for one reason: signal strength

My wife was getting used to the iOS interface, but one major issue had her swap the SIM out of the iPhone 7 and into a Samsung Galaxy S8. She's happy with her phone again and it is not because of the OS.

Moving from Android to iOS: Lessons learned helping with a transition

After a blatant theft of my wife's HTC 10 a couple of weeks ago, we decided to shift her to an iPhone since the other four family members use iOS and there are benefits to all of us using iPhones. At least, that is what I thought at first.

Audiophiles, tweakers, models and more: 10 types of people who will love the HTC U11

After a couple of weeks with a Sprint HTC U11, I've heard from a number of people asking which of the latest devices I prefer and who should consider the HTC U11. There is not a single phone that meets the needs of everyone and the HTC U11 is no exception, but there are clearly some who it is better for.

HTC U11, BlackBerry KEYone, Essential phone, T-Mobile DIGITS (MobileTechRoundup show #399)

Two new phones are in hand for testing, the Essential phone was announced, and T-Mobile launched DIGITS out of beta this past week.

HTC U11 first look: Stunning hardware, advanced audio, and a camera that may be the best

HTC led the smartphone industry with unibody aluminum phones a few years ago, but has now switched to the glass panels and metal frames we see on other phones. HTC makes its phones look better with liquid surface and brilliant colors.