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Our Favorite iOS, Android, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

Now that the slow, languid summer months are far behind us, we’re finally starting to see some major advancement in the app world. Whether it’s a brand new payment system from the ubiquitous Square or something beautiful simply for beauty’s sake, there…

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Our Favorite iPhone, Android, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

Congratulations! We may not have a government, but instead of running around and looting and pillaging like a bunch of animals, you’re here calmly reading about mobile applications—just like god intended. And to reward you, we’ve got some good ones f…

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According to Forbes, Microsoft will be giving away 200 bucks of in-store credit to anyone who trades

According to Forbes, Microsoft will be giving away 200 bucks of in-store credit to anyone who trades in a used iPhone 4S or iPhone 5. Microsoft already has a standing trade-in offer for the iPad, so it’s pretty obvious that Microsoft is willing to thro…

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Our Favorite iOS, Android, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

Hello! You might notice that Apps of the Week looks a little different this week. You might also have noticed that our usual App of the Day posts were conspicuously absent. Things are changing, and we’re replacing App of the Day with a new, improved, …

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How the iPhone 5 Stacks Up to the Competition

The new iPhone is finally here. Yes, people would line up to buy it even if it was made of bottle-caps and dog-poo, but it isn’t. It’s predictably a very good phone. How good? Let’s see how it …

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The Fanboy and the Phone: A Love/Hate Story

In the ‘90’s, no nerd-debate was more contentious than that over the “Best” computer operating system. Were you Windows or were you Mac (or Linux)? Rifts formed in communities, hateful epit…

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The iPhone 4S Is Microsoft’s Chance to Catch Up to Apple

The iPhone 4S is a nice phone. But most people think it’s a disappointment. After all, it comes in last years’ skin, and its guts aren’t radically amazing. It’s nothing special. And that means…

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Is Android About to Get Crushed?

This fall, smartphones are going to be better than they’ve ever been. That’s true every year, but iOS 5 and Windows Phone 7.5 are looking pretty fantastic. What about Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sa…

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Do Apple, Google and Microsoft Know Your Every Step? A Handy Chart [Ispy]

A fun side-effect of the iOS secret-tracking fiasco is that a lot of other different types of location data and transmissions to and from your smartphone are being conflated into a huge pile o…

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