We have seen Facebook-focused phones flop in the past (remember the ChaCha), and this current promotion doesn't mean that is happening. Then again, most new phones don't drop nearly $100 within a month.
Smartphones and Cell Phones
It seems everyone in business has a smartphone today to keep connected to the office and enjoy their time away from the office. Matthew Miller provides you with news, commentary and in-depth reviews of the latest in mobile phones sporting iOS, Android, Wi
Matthew Miller started using a Pilot 1000 in 1997 and has been writing news, reviews, and opinion pieces ever since.
AT&T's LG Optimus G Pro starts shipping today, and is a good alternative to the Samsung Galaxy Note II. LG improves the specs, and offers some handy utilities, but does not have stylus support.
Many Pebble owners have been waiting for RunKeeper to come to the Pebble, and it is now here. You can view your basic live data and pause/resume, all from your Pebble.
OtterBox makes some fantastic protective cases and their most comprehensive coverage ever is now provided in the Armor Series. I like that it is also very easy to use with your iPhone 5 too.
The Galaxy S4 is now available for AT&T and Sprint customers and is an improvement over the popular SIII. However, I still prefer the design and core features of the HTC One compared to software gimmicks of the S4.
T-Mobile USA is giving away the HTC Car Kit with an HTC One purchase, and after spending a couple weeks with it, I find it to be an essential accessory. It works well and is priced right, at just $60.
There are currently approximately 470,000 BlackBerry users out of the 600,000 reported mobile devices in the US Department of Defense. BlackBerry 10 is now cleared for purchase by groups, just as the Q10 is starting to appear.
America's Small Business Summit took place in Washington DC this week, and to accompany this event, T-Mobile announced their Simple Choice offerings for small businesses.
LG is coming out with some solid Android smartphones, and the new LG Optimus Pro G looks like a fantastic alternative to the Note II, Galaxy S4, and HTC One.
The microSD card slot and removable battery are the two main arguments people make for the Galaxy S4 over the HTC One. However, only the 16GB S4 is currently available in the US and it has less than 10GB for apps.