The competition for the best Android smartphone is heating up. While the Samsung Galaxy S6 is an excellent choice, I think the LG G4 is the best choice for the business world.
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Matthew Miller provides you with news, commentary and in-depth reviews of the latest in mobile phones sporting iOS, Android, and Windows.
Matthew Miller started using mobile devices in 1997 and has been writing news, reviews, and opinion pieces ever since. He is a co-host, with ZDNet's Kevin Tofel, of the MobileTechRoundup podcast and an author of three Wiley Companion series books. Matthew started using mobile devices with a US Robotics Pilot 1000 and has owned more than 200 different devices running Palm, Linux, Symbian, Newton, BlackBerry, iOS, Android, webOS, Windows Mobile, and Windows Phone operating systems. His current collection includes a Nokia Lumia 830, Apple iPhone 6 Plus, BlackBerry Passport, Sony Xperia Z3, Microsoft Surface Pro 3, and many more, along with tons of accessories and classic devices like the Apple Newton MessagePad 2100 and Sony CLIE UX50. Matthew can be found on various discussion forums under the user name of "palmsolo".
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Now that all the latest and greatest smartphones have been announced and in my hands, it's time to see which are the best available.
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Flagship smartphones can cost you close to $1000, but there are many affordable options available. Here's six smartphones priced from $100 to $299.99 for you to consider.
Mobile wallet apps have confused consumers for years and it doesn't help when long term solutions are not supported. Samsung just sent emails to Samsung Wallet owners announcing the 30 June termination of its service.
I'm as addicted to smartphones as anyone could be, but I don't text and drive. After nearly being rear-ended last week, I'm sick and tired of seeing so many people interacting with their phones on the road. It's time to #justdrive.
Facebook announced a new publishing product that will provide readers with interactive and speedy content while providing content providers with new tools to make content even better.
LG is getting ready to launch the LG G4 and is bucking the trend of moving to integrated storage and non-removable batteries. The leather back is elegant and the camera can't be beat.
Matthew Miller has been testing all the latest and greatest smartphones, but finally figured out what has been missing in most of them that is causing some frustration.
T-Mobile stopped carrying BlackBerry devices last year and as both companies look to future growth, there is a realization that BlackBerry smartphones are important to business customers.
Matthew picked up a LG G4 to evaluate before the retail units begin shipping to buyers and he has spent the last two days with it in Seattle and New York.
Samsung continues to work with carriers to update existing devices to Android Lollipop. Following the update on the Note 4, the Note Edge was updated on T-Mobile.
We all expect Microsoft to roll out new Windows 10 flagship smartphones when Windows 10 is released a bit later this year and new rumors show there may be two variations with 20 megapixel cameras.
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