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Best phones with an IR blaster for all your remote control needs

Best phones with an IR blaster for all your remote control needs

posted: 12 Mar 2014, 06:55

A decade ago, the sole purpose of cell phones' infrared ports was to enable the exchange of data with another device. These were eventually rendered obsolete by the superior Bluetooth technology, which was more reliable...

New ad-free streaming music app launched by Samsung for specific Galaxy models

New ad-free streaming music app launched by Samsung for specific Galaxy models

posted: 07 Mar 2014, 12:34

Samsung has introduced a new ad-free streaming music app for its high-end Galaxy models. Called Milk Music, the app can be found in the Google Play Store, but is exclusive to the Samsung Galaxy S III, Samsung...

Sprint confirms Android 4.4.2 KitKat updates for Samsung Galaxy Mega, Note II, S III and others

Sprint confirms Android 4.4.2 KitKat updates for Samsung Galaxy Mega, Note II, S III and others

posted: 05 Mar 2014, 18:41

Five Samsung Android devices that are sold by Sprint will be updated to Android KitKat later this year. Sprint didn't say exactly when the updates will be released...

Sprint introduces its own Wi-Fi calling, but only for two Samsung models

Sprint introduces its own Wi-Fi calling, but only for two Samsung models

posted: 21 Feb 2014, 22:00

The nation's third largest carrier, Sprint, has introduced Wi-Fi calling, enabling customers using selected Android phones from going over their voice minutes. With Wi-Fi calling, users can make unlimited calls...

Walmart cuts the price of the Apple iPad 2 by $100, offers at least $100 trade-in for any iPad

Walmart cuts the price of the Apple iPad 2 by $100, offers at least $100 trade-in for any iPad

posted: 06 Feb 2014, 14:50

Walmart is slicing the price of the Apple iPad 2 by $100 to $299 for the next 30 days. Apple has continued to offer its sophomore slate in order to have different pricing tiers for its...

Sprint considering routing some calls over Wi-Fi

Sprint considering routing some calls over Wi-Fi

posted: 17 Jan 2014, 14:26

Leaked training materials used by Sprint, indicate that the nation's third largest carrier is planning to offer calling over Wi-Fi service. The carrier has two phones in its current lineup that would support calling over Wi-Fi following a...

Sprint Spark gets turned on in Chicago; tri-mode LTE brings faster data speeds

Sprint Spark gets turned on in Chicago; tri-mode LTE brings faster data speeds

posted: 10 Dec 2013, 11:23

Employing a tri-band LTE technology, Sprint Spark has gone live in Chicago providing users there with faster 4G LTE data speeds and an improved voice experience. Among the improvements will be better indoor...

Rogers' Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 to get Android 4.3 in January

Rogers' Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 to get Android 4.3 in January

posted: 29 Nov 2013, 13:40

A leaked document shows that the Rogers branded version of the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 will be receiving Android 4.3 in January. The document mentions the compatibility to the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch for the Samsung...

Galaxy Mega 6.3 to become available with MetroPCS on November 25

Galaxy Mega 6.3 to become available with MetroPCS on November 25

posted: 21 Nov 2013, 09:51

The largest representative of the Samsung Galaxy line, the Galaxy Mega 6.3, will soon hit MetroPCS stores. Scheduled for release on November 25, the 4G LTE phablet offers one of the largest screens out there...

Sam's Club to offer Black Friday deals on popular smartphone models

Sam's Club to offer Black Friday deals on popular smartphone models

posted: 10 Nov 2013, 21:23

A loyal PhoneArena reader has just sent us information about the Black Friday sale that will be taking place at Sam's Club; according to our tipster, the Samsung Galaxy S4 for all carriers, the Apple iPhone 5c in all...

Sprint announces Tri-band LTE models

Sprint announces Tri-band LTE models

posted: 30 Oct 2013, 19:35

We told you the other day about an FCC filing for a Sprint Tri-band LTE version of the Samsung Galaxy S4; the carrier on Wedneday announced a number of Sprint branded handsets that will be compatible with the enhanced LTE service which is being called Sprint...

Nokia Lumia 1520 and its alternatives

Nokia Lumia 1520 and its alternatives

posted: 22 Oct 2013, 06:18

After all the leaks and speculation, the Nokia Lumia 1520 is finally official, looking splendid in its colorful, polycarbonate outfit. Is anybody thinking of getting one? Because we surely wouldn't mind getting our hands on the company's phablet – after...

Nokia Lumia 1520 vs Lumia 1320 vs Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3: specs comparison

Nokia Lumia 1520 vs Lumia 1320 vs Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3: specs comparison

posted: 22 Oct 2013, 03:34

Today is phablet day for Nokia, as the company has announced its very first oversized smartphone - the Lumia 1520! Correction: The company has announced its first two phablets - the Lumia 1520 and Lumia 1320,...

HTC One max vs Sony Xperia Z Ultra vs Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 specs comparison: phablet heat

HTC One max vs Sony Xperia Z Ultra vs Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 specs comparison: phablet heat

posted: 14 Oct 2013, 08:16

Some people can't ever be seen with a phone larger than the size of a 5-incher, some say once you've tried an even biger screen you can never go back, but how about them ~6" monsters, to...

Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 joining MetroPCS lineup?

Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 joining MetroPCS lineup?

posted: 09 Oct 2013, 11:12

A new picture of the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 has been discovered, and in this snapshot the Android flavored giant is wearing branding for pre-paid carrier MetroPCS; without taxing too much of the ol' gray matter, we can conclude that this...

KitKat coming to Samsung Galaxy Mega and Samsung Galaxy S4 mini?

KitKat coming to Samsung Galaxy Mega and Samsung Galaxy S4 mini?

posted: 08 Oct 2013, 12:10

A leaked document seems to confirm that the Samsung Galaxy Mega models and the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini will all be getting updated to Android 4.4 (KitKat); the document shows that the Korean OEM plans on adding Samsung KNOX...

AT&T Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 hands-on

AT&T Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 hands-on

posted: 24 Aug 2013, 12:49

After launching in other markets a couple months ago, the goliath device in the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 is finally coming stateside – well, it’s actually available through AT&T starting today. As if we were all over the whole super large craze, this one...

Samsung Galaxy Mega official on AT&T, Sprint and US Cellular this month

Samsung Galaxy Mega official on AT&T, Sprint and US Cellular this month

posted: 19 Aug 2013, 09:29

If you have been worried sick that the US is left out of Samsung's Mega race, you can sleep tight this evening, as AT&T just announced it will be carrying the Galaxy Mega 6.3 starting August 23. Actually everyone...

Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 pictured with AT&T branding

Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 pictured with AT&T branding

posted: 17 Aug 2013, 17:05

A tweet sent from evleaks on Saturday reveals a Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 wearing the AT&T brand in a dark blue color; until recently, the handset offered the largest screen on a smartphone, but that was before the Sony Xperia Z Ultra and...

7 inch tablet makers worried about competition from 6 inch phones

7 inch tablet makers worried about competition from 6 inch phones

posted: 07 Aug 2013, 02:21

Sources from the tablet sector are said to be concerned that new 6 inch smartphones, like the 6.1 inch Huawei Ascend Mate, the 6.3 inch Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3, or the 6.4 inch Sony Xperia Z Ultra, will take business away...

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