Tag Archives: Phones

Verizon Planning Shift To Voice Over LTE And CDMA-Less Devices

Smartphones are pretty expensive these days, and Verizon is looking to make the subsidies on its network cheaper. How is it going to do that? By cutting CDMA out completely. Their future phones may come with only LTE radios, nothing else, and use VoLTE (voice over LTE) for calling. VoLTE is coming sometime late this year or early next year, and LTE only… Read more

LG Shows Off Optimus F5 And F7

If you were looking for a phone, but didn’t have a lot of money to spend, the LG Optimus F series may be a good bet for you. These two devices, the F5 and F7, are mid end devices that have some very respectable specs and will hopefully have very low prices. On the lower end of the spectrum we have the Optimus F5. It comes with a 4.3″ display with a… Read more

Weekend Poll: What Button Layout Do You Think Is Best?

It’s Friday.  If you’re reading this, hopefully work’s over and you can relax.  A lot of tech and mobile news has happened this week. There has been a lot to take in.  One thing we’ve been thinking about and discussing here at DroidDog is button layout.  We’re not really talking about the order the buttons are in here, but we’re talking about what… Read more

Want To Keep Unlocking Phones Yourself? Make Your Voice Heard

As you probably know, it will be illegal to carrier unlock devices starting tomorrow. If that doesn’t sound fair to you, we sympathize. But just thinking so isn’t going to do anything, so take action! A petition has been started to repeal the decision or make unlocking permanently legal. The petition needs 100,000 signatures to be looked at by the White… Read more

Nick S’s DogGone Best Phones Of 2012

That was 2012, huh? The entire year went by in a whirlwind of events and the mobile market somehow seemed to enhance that feeling. But now it’s time to sit back and look at the year in review. What was good, what was bad, and what was flat-out ugly. So without further ado, let’s get cracking on my top five Android phones of 2012. 5. HTC One… Read more

A Guide To Getting The Best Free-On-Contract Android Phone

There are many people out there who are on a budget and won’t pay big money for a high end phone. Yes, we urge them to. Right at the beginning of this article, I will state that there is little reason to buy a budget device. I would suggest always going high end. That $200 between a free phone and a high end phone will go a long way in helping your… Read more

Poll: What Phone Will You Be Buying This Holiday Season?

It’s that time of year again. Families are getting together. Presents are being exchanged (well, not quite yet, but it’s just around the corner), and geeks are buying cell phones. This year has been the craziest one yet, and there’s a vast variety of phones – both rumored and currently available – that will be vying for your hard earned dollars. On… Read more