With few physical changes expected in the next iPhone, it's become emblematic of a problem with the broader smartphone industry: It's just not that exciting anymore.
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Startup Nextbit, run by former Google and HTC executives, hit its goal of selling $500,000 worth of smartphones in a single day.
Startup Nextbit launches its first smartphone as a Kickstarter project. Early commitments will nab the device, named "Robin," for $299.
The company unveils three smartphones targeting affluent users, but it still hasn't figured out how to avoid getting lost in the shuffle behind Apple and Samsung.
Don't just take Sony's word that its new top-tier Android phone has what it takes to mow down the competition. See for yourself how they compare in this handy-dandy chart.
The 6S agency really likes its name and lightheartedly asks Apple to rethink the naming scheme for its next generation of smartphones.
Amazingly, this fine phablet is new, not refurbished. And because it's unlocked, you can take it to the GSM carrier of your choice. Plus: free albums from Google Play!
The company is banking on the fact that you'll eventually want everything in your home to talk to each other. Guess what? Samsung already builds a lot of those things.
Commentary: While nearly all other high-end smartphones now offer 32GB of storage by default, Apple's entry-level model starts at 16GB. And that feels less adequate with each passing month.
Despite warnings from Apple, users continue to alter their iPhones to be more flexible.