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Xiaomi joins Apple and Samsung in the list of best-selling devices for February 2014

Xiaomi joins Apple and Samsung in the list of best-selling devices for February 2014

posted: 04 Apr 2014, 09:22

A recent report, released by Technology Market Research company Counterpoint, reveals that Xiaomi has somewhat succeeded in breaking the Apple-Samsung hegemony and now has not one, but two devices...

White House upset with Samsung as president appears to promote the brand

White House upset with Samsung as president appears to promote the brand

posted: 03 Apr 2014, 23:30

Yesterday, we told you all about the selfie that Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz took with the president. While the President of the United States is not supposed to be involved in promoting products, the selfie...

Red Sox star David Ortiz signed deal with Samsung just one day before he shot selfie with Obama

Red Sox star David Ortiz signed deal with Samsung just one day before he shot selfie with Obama

posted: 03 Apr 2014, 01:27

It appears that Ellen Degeneres might not be the only celebrity to be given instructions on how to take a high profile selfie using the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. The day before Ortiz and...

Sprint adds Wi-Fi calling to Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with update

Sprint adds Wi-Fi calling to Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with update

posted: 02 Apr 2014, 11:10

Sprint is rolling out Wi-Fi calling to its customers sporting the Samsung Galavxy Note 3. Wi-Fi calling allows you to make free domestic calls and texts over a Wi-Fi network, thus sparing your monthly allocation of voice minutes....

Nokia Lumia 1520 tops our blind camera comparison while Nexus 5 ends up last; HTC One (M8) finishes sixth

Nokia Lumia 1520 tops our blind camera comparison while Nexus 5 ends up last; HTC One (M8) finishes sixth

posted: 31 Mar 2014, 05:03

Blind camera comparisons are a great indicator of which phone takes best photos. Bias is brought down to a minimum since voters pick the images they like best, without knowing...

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 gets its Android 4.4 KitKat update at AT&T

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 gets its Android 4.4 KitKat update at AT&T

posted: 27 Mar 2014, 11:31

AT&T finally started rolling out Android KitKat to its Samsung Galaxy Note 3. The update brings visual enhancements, improved GPS performance, and more...

Front-facing camera comparison: LG G Pro 2 vs LG G2, Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy S4, HTC One (2013),  Xperia Z1, iPhone 5s, and Nexus 5

Front-facing camera comparison: LG G Pro 2 vs LG G2, Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy S4, HTC One (2013), Xperia Z1, iPhone 5s, and Nexus 5

posted: 26 Mar 2014, 10:35

Today, we're pitting the front-facing cameras of eight major flagships currently on the market against each other and taking scores. We will be...

Three Clintons and a Kimmel can't beat Ellen

Three Clintons and a Kimmel can't beat Ellen

posted: 24 Mar 2014, 01:19

We all know about the group selfie taken by Ellen's Samsung Galaxy Note 3 that set the record for the most popular tweet. That shot, which was actually snapped by Bradley Cooper, was used by Samsung's rivals to poke fun at the Korean manufacturer...

See how the new 5.1

See how the new 5.1" panel of the Galaxy S5 differs from the screens of the Note 3 and S4

posted: 19 Mar 2014, 04:14

When it introduced the Galaxy S5, Samsung arguably unveiled its best Super AMOLED display to date, too. It is able to produce up to 500 nits of brightness - something only Nokia has managed...

Xperia Z2 and Note 3 screens get compared on video, guess which one looks more vivid

Xperia Z2 and Note 3 screens get compared on video, guess which one looks more vivid

posted: 17 Mar 2014, 04:15

The Xperia Z2 is unlike the other Zs in Sony's flagship lineup, as it sports an IPS-LCD display, instead of the subpar twisted nematic (TN) LCD tech of its predecessors. Bad viewing angles, and washed...

Bell says KitKat update coming by Monday to its Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Bell says KitKat update coming by Monday to its Samsung Galaxy Note 3

posted: 14 Mar 2014, 23:54

Are you a Bell customer in Canada, toting a Samsung Galaxy Note 3? If so, we have some news that should put a smile on your face. A tweet from the Canadian carrier reveals that the Bell branded version of the Samsung...

Lebron James is upset as his Samsung Galaxy Note 3 crashes and burns

Lebron James is upset as his Samsung Galaxy Note 3 crashes and burns

posted: 12 Mar 2014, 22:32

The Miami Heat have lost four out of their last five games. Analysts can blame this losing spell on a number of things, including fatigue. But here at PhoneArena, we know the real reason for the Heat's skid. Blame it...

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...

Poll results: How often do you use the S Pen stylus of your Galaxy Note 3?

Poll results: How often do you use the S Pen stylus of your Galaxy Note 3?

posted: 10 Mar 2014, 09:53

More than a third of the respondents have barely taken the stylus out of its silo for anything more than showing off in front of friends and family. Last year, just 22% said they've left the stylus gather dust...

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...

How often do you use the S Pen stylus of your Galaxy Note 3?

How often do you use the S Pen stylus of your Galaxy Note 3?

posted: 06 Mar 2014, 09:06

With the Galaxy Note 3, Samsung improved significantly on the winning S Pen formula, by introducing better pressure sensitivity, new features, and centralized Air Command navigation wheel. In addition, there are now much more...

How often do you use the S Pen stylus of your Galaxy Note 3?

How often do you use the S Pen stylus of your Galaxy Note 3?

posted: 06 Mar 2014, 09:06

With the Galaxy Note 3, Samsung improved significantly on the winning S Pen formula, by introducing better pressure sensitivity, new features, and centralized Air Command navigation wheel. In addition, there are now much more...

Galaxy Note 3 users on T-Mobile receive KitKat update, see all the changes detailed by Samsung

Galaxy Note 3 users on T-Mobile receive KitKat update, see all the changes detailed by Samsung

posted: 05 Mar 2014, 08:10

According to reports from Samsung Galaxy Note 3 owners on T-Mobile, the phablet has begun receiving an update to Android 4.4.2 KitKat. Weighing in at a hefty 495MB, the update will bring...

Samsung putting an end to benchmark cheating with the KitKat update for Galaxy S4 and Note 3

Samsung putting an end to benchmark cheating with the KitKat update for Galaxy S4 and Note 3

posted: 05 Mar 2014, 02:51

Benchmarkgate seems to be winding down, as Samsung's Android 4.4 KitKat update apparently ends the CPU-boosting tricks previously employed. Before the update, for instance, the Galaxy Note...

WSJ: Ellen was taught by Samsung how to shoot those selfies at the Academy Awards

WSJ: Ellen was taught by Samsung how to shoot those selfies at the Academy Awards

posted: 03 Mar 2014, 17:32

The now world-famous selfies taken by Oscars' host Ellen Degeneres during Sunday night's telecast, were not as spontaneous as appeared. According to a story in the WSJ published on Monday, Samsung and...

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