Smartphone apps that you should have before school starts

If you want to get the most out of your smartphone, it needs to be loaded up with the best apps possible. These ones will not only help you simplify your life, but they'll help you manage your course load, too!

Top 5 ways a smartphone can make student life better

Student life is tough to handle, but smartphones make it just a little bit easier. They can take the edge off of your scheduling stress, help you study, and maximize your productivity, so all you need to worry about is getting to class and enjoying the college experience.

Back to School: Cases to protect your phone or tablet

Smartphones are the modern world's lifeblood, so it's important to keep them safe when you're out and about! These cases are all about what'll protect your phone or tablet to keep it in tip-top shape for as long as possible.

Easy everyday cell phone tips: Edit and crop images before sharing...

Smartphones have made snapping and sharing images on-the-go as easy as pie, but even perfectly-framed photos can use a bit of extra help.

How to deal with a lost or stolen smartphone

Losing a smartphone, or having it stolen is a terrible feeling. For such a personal device, a smartphone is highly susceptible to either scenario, and as such, some precautions should be taken to mitigate the fallout from it. Each mobile platform has some form of protection in place, but they usually aren’t on by default. Here’s what you need to know and what you can do to for preparation and response.

Review: Motorola Moto X Play offers superior battery life

Motorola is back and so is the Moto X, this time with the ‘Play’ moniker as a play on the phone’s longevity. The mid-range smartphone is Motorola’s newest flagship in Canada, packing in a huge battery into a frame that sports a larger display than last year’s model. A new camera has also been added to address the limitations of the prior Moto X handsets, pitting this device in a unique place that aims to capture the attention of consumers looking for a dependable smartphone that does everything.

5 ways to take better photos using your smartphone

Chances are, your smartphone is your go-to point-and-shoot camera. Whether it’s a slice of life or a slice of food, the compunction to capture those moments means that more people are taking more photos than ever before. The level of sharing on social media only drives things further. Not all smartphone cameras are created equal, yet there are some basics to snapping better images that will not only improve image quality, but also make you a better mobile photographer.

Review: Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Samsung helped start the current trend of bigger phones with bigger screens when it first unveiled the original Galaxy Note back in 2012. The screen has since grown, while the phone’s body has trimmed down, turning what was once one of the largest handsets into one that fits in with much of the pack. The Note 5 isn’t a big leap from its predecessor, but it does have some new features that make better use of its constituent parts.

Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+

Samsung raised the curtain on its two newest smartphones, the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+, both of which sport large displays. Staying true to their predecessors, they are designed to be premium handsets that don’t diverge very much from each other. The specs are nearly identical between them, though one is flat while the other curves.

What is a Virgin Mobile Member?

So you think you might want a Virgin Mobile phone. You’ve heard about Sir Richard Branson and his plans to travel through space and time (OK, maybe not time) and you’re thinking that Virgin Mobile might be the best place for you. You’re right. Because with us you’re not just a customer, you’re a Member. But, what does that mean?

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