Christopher Price is the Founding Editor of PhoneNews.com. Today, he leads the team building Console, Inc. - a new kind of Android™ device. He still likes to pontificate... a lot. You can visit his personal blog at ChristopherPrice.net. Google - +ChristopherPrice | Twitter - @chrisprice | LinkedIn Questions for Chris? You can also reach him by email, but please use the PhoneNews.com contact form for general comments, questions, and feedback.
Intel, Qualcomm, and Why Your Nexus 5X & 6P Can’t QuickCharge with USB-C
By Christopher Price on October 4, 2015
In this article, we dive deep on Qualcomm, and Intel/USB-IF’s rival accelerated charging standards… and why Google cut a corner here.
Posted in Google, Huawei, LG, Tethering | Tagged Android, huawei, Intel, LG, Nexus, nexus 5x, nexus 6p, OnePlus, oneplus 2, qualcomm, quickcharge, usb, usb pd, usb-c, usb-if
Deal: Google Nexus 6 (US Edition) 32GB – $349.99 Shipped
By Christopher Price on September 6, 2015
Probably the best benefit about the Nexus 6, aside from its quad-carrier support in the United States, is that it will be the first to get Android updates, free from any carrier testing or approval.
Posted in Deals, Google, Motorola | Tagged amazon, Google, Moto X, Nexus, Nexus 6, quickcharge, Snapdragon, xt1103 | 2 Responses
USB-C Today, What’s It Good For (Absolutely Everything)
By Christopher Price on August 14, 2015
USB-C is a game changer, but you may not be immediately struck by why. We summarize the many reasons in this quick-reference article.
Apple Says Nope to Claims It’s Building an MVNO
By Christopher Price on August 4, 2015
Rumors have run wild across the Internet over the past 48 hours… rumors that PhoneNews.com did not regurgitate. Now it’s clear why we didn’t – they just aren’t true.
Posted in Apple | Tagged Apple, Google, Project Fi, Republic Wireless, steve jobs, Virtual Operators (MVNOs)
Nokia Sells HERE Maps – Now The Tough Decisions Begin
By Christopher Price on August 3, 2015
Nokia today sold HERE Maps to a consortium of German auto makers. And while it gains Nokia over $3 billion in cash, the real question is where they go from here.
Posted in Editorials, Nokia | Tagged Here Maps, Nokia | 1 Response
Editorial: OnePlus 2 is Slow to Evolve in a Leapfrogging World
By Christopher Price on July 28, 2015
OnePlus yesterday took the wraps off the OnePlus 2, and really, it was surprising in how much it was unsurprising.
Posted in Editorials, OnePlus | Tagged OnePlus, oneplus 2
Review: Motorola Buds SF500 Stereo Bluetooth Headphones
By Christopher Price on July 23, 2015
Buds have been around for awhile, but they only recently won me over.
Deal: T-Mobile LTE Band 12 on The Cheap, LG Leon is $69 at Best Buy Today
By Christopher Price on July 16, 2015
Have T-Mobile? Want all that Band 12 coverage you’ve been missing? Well, you’re in luck… but you have to act fast.
Posted in Android, Deals, LG, T-Mobile | Tagged band 12, best buy, deals, Leon, LG, LTE
Ending Today: Moto E SIM Unlocked for $19.99 After Rewards
By Christopher Price on July 4, 2015
It may be Verizon-branded, but it’s a Moto E that is SIM-unlocked for AT&T, T-Mobile, or Verizon for only $20 after gift card.
Posted in Deals, Google, Motorola | Tagged deals, Lollipop, Moto E, prepaid, Verizon
Deal: Moto 360 for $119.99 After Coupon
By Christopher Price on July 1, 2015
The lowest direct price yet for Moto 360, sans any hoop jumping.
Posted in Deals, Google, Motorola | Tagged Android, Android Wear, deals, Google, moto 360, Motorola, omap3