Category: Cell Phones

The white iPhone 4 is here, just in time for Memorial Day

Get out your white linen skirt and espadrilles because Apple has finally released what iPhone devotees have long been coveting–the gorgeous new white iPhone. Isn’t it stunning? You know you want one. I certainly do, even though I’m still infatuated with my plain old black one. If you’re similarly enamored, head to, an Apple retail store, AT&T, Verizon, or retailers Best Buy and Target. Ordering and trade-in options vary, but one way or another, you can get your hands on your very own white iPhone 4 within a few days. Etiquette purists may weep when we’re all still...

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The iPhone 5: Coming this fall. Maybe.

Just when I was feeling all cool with my fancy new iPhone 4, Reuters is reporting that Apple will launch the iPhone 5 in September. Now while I’m perfectly happy with my 4th generation, for those of you who have been waiting or are in need of an upgrade from your third generation or iPhone 3GS, here’s what you can expect with the newest version. While this is not yet official, we’re hearing that the iPhone 5 will be much faster than the iPhone 4, with the same processor that powers the iPad 2. Additionally, there’s speculation that it...

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Cell phone for teens? Reader Q&A

When it comes to cellphones for teenagers, we figured that the best phones would be ones with a qwerty keyboard, music player and a camera. With that in mind, at the top of our list are the LG Ally (above) or the LG Cosmos. Each has a slide out keyboard, a decent camera, and they can download MP3’s from the Amazon music store. We know the reviews are mixed, but our resident technologist Beth’s son has a version of this phone and he loves it. Phone availability will depend on your location, but this should give you a good start. We’re...

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3 reasons to heart the new Verizon iPhone

I’ve finally got my new Verizon iPhone in my hot little hands, and let me tell you, it’s everything I dreamed it would be. That would sound cheesy if I were talking about some romantic comedy, but it’s perfectly acceptable since I’m talking about a gorgeous piece of technology that is changing my life. Whether you’re considering an iPhone now that they’ve come to Verizon–or because AT&T is practically giving the 3GS away–I’ve got three quick reasons that might sway you toward taking the plunge. 1. Getting outta here I used to be glued to my laptop, and when...

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The iPhone 3GS is $49! WHOO!

If you’ve been holding out for an iPhone, mamas, your patience is about to be rewarded because the iPhone 3GS is now on sale for $49. That might just be the deal of the century! Perhaps in response to the Verizon iPhone (and of course, the fact that the iPhone 5G will be along soon), Apple has started running ads for this awesome deal that many folks might not have known about. It’s a massive savings and a great option if you don’t think you can rationalize the price for the iPhone 4. And don’t worry, you’ll still get all...

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Who’s going to stay up all night for a Verizon iPhone? Raise your hand.

A few weeks ago we brought you the joyous news that the iPhone 4 was finally (finally!) coming to Verizon. Today, we bring you the not-so-joyous news that Verizon’s going to make its customers pull an all-nighter in order to get their mitts on one. Here’s the scoop: If you’re an existing Verizon customer, you can snag one of the limited number of iPhones that they’ve held for you in appreciation of your loyalty. Isn’t that awesome of them? Then you realize–they’ll start taking orders online tonight at 3 AM ET. Or is that tomorrow? We think that’s pretty...

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The iPhone is coming to Verizon. For real!

I’ve been coveting an iPhone ever since their launch, but as a Verizon wireless customer, I didn’t want to switch providers. Every year I held my breath and crossed my fingers that this would be the year that my device of choice would come to my provider of choice. Well, this is it. It’s happening next month! Just a little while ago in New York, Apple and Verizon made my dreams come true with a big announcement: The iPhone 4 is officially coming to Verizon. Whoo! The Verizon iPhone 4 will have the same features as the original–5-megapixel camera,...

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Free smart phones at Best Buy. Oh yes they did.

With all the smart phone choices out there these days, deciding on the right one can be a bit overwhelming. And as busy moms, we don’t have enough time (or lollipops) to lug our kids from store to store, especially this time of year. It just so happens that Best Buy Mobile has a fantastic selection, covering all different carriers.  And they’ll be giving away some of that fantastic selection absolutely free. Seriously. [don’t miss a seriously amazing offer after the jump] Throughout December, Best Buy is giving away a free smart phone to customers with the purchase of...

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Droid vs. iPhone – Reader Q&A

I am buying a new cell, but can’t decide between an iPhone 4 or a Android phone. What cell is best? -Sarah Ooh, fun purchase, Sarah! Picking between the iPhone and the Droid can be a difficult decision – sort of like choosing between your own family and your in-laws at the holidays, but here are a few things to consider before you make your decision. Apps Right now, the iPhone is definitely leading the way when it comes to apps, and iTunes really does a great job of managing all the media. But the Droid is certainly catching...

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