Large 5.5″ unlocked phablets for less than $200 are hard to find, even in a crowded Android smartphone market. VeryKook makes one, it is called the Maverick and my time with the s5518 smartphone with dual SIMs was fun.
VeryKool S5518 Maverick Stunning 5.5 Inch IPS LCD Screen
VeryKool’s Maverick Android dual SIM unlocked smartphone is plus sized with a 5.5” screen and a curved metal bezel. Two micro SIM slots offer 4G connections to nearly any GSM provider. It comes at a nearly unbeatable value of $149.99. Easily switch between those two SIM cards via an Android app and avoid high roaming charges while traveling.
Review: NUU Mobile Z8 Dual SIM Unlocked Android Smartphone Is High-End
Want a 5.5” Android Lollipop Unlocked GSM Dual SIM 4G LTE smartphone with better resolution than an iPhone for less than $250? This is where NUU Mobile excels with their new flagship Z8 smartphone with high-end performance.
Forget about carrying around two 4G LTE enabled phones for work and play. NUU Mobile’s New Z8 Android 4G LTE unlocked dual SIM phone reaches to max the connection speed and keep fresh with security firmware updates. Pop in nearly any SIM and enjoy 4G LTE data from your favorite GSM provider. It comes unlocked and is an excellent value at $249.99 direct from NUU Mobile. Easily switch between two SIMs via an Android app and avoid high roaming charges in other countries. Continue reading Review: NUU Mobile Z8 Dual SIM Unlocked Android Smartphone Is High-End
2016 Ford Explorer Platinum Adventure Tour Westjet Calgary Flight
“You’ve been selected to participate in the 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum Adventure Tour in Canada!” It all started with an email from Ford HQ. Excitement for travel and exploring more of the beautiful vistas and lakes, awaited me in the land to the north.
Disclosure: Ford Motor Company sponsored my travel accommodations during the adventure. However, all of my thoughts, opinions are my own.
iHeartRadio Music Festival MGM Grand Garden Arena Las Vegas 2015
The 5th annual iHeart Radio Music Festival held at multiple MGM Resorts International sites around Las Vegas saw tens of thousands of people and the biggest names in the music industry. There were so many surprises too! I would like to thank Hulu for sponsoring the tickets to each night of the concerts and to their Daytime Village.
One of my Snapchat Stories was selected on the second night by Snapchat. The six second video was shown to more than 2.3 million people.
Intel Corp. has selected Yuneec, a rising Chinese drone maker, for a $60 million round of funding. Based in Shanghai, Yuneec International Co. will utilize the funds to build hardware that will create new opportunities in unmanned aircraft.
“We believe drones have the potential to positively change lives in many ways, whether that’s delivering consumer goods or inspecting disaster sites. And with the coming addition of Intel technology inside, Yuneec’s smart drones can create amazing possibilities,” said Krzanic. “We’re pleased to collaborate with a leader in this important new space.”
Want a large 6″ Android based unlocked phablet for less than $700? That is where VeryKook shines and in many other ways, with their Cyprus s6001 6” smartphone with dual SIM international capabilities.
VeryKool s6001 Cyprus Smartphone
VeryKool’s Cyprus Android dual SIM unlocked smartphone reaches to max size of a phablet with a 6” screen. Pop your home country SIM in and enjoy 4G data from nearly any GSM provider. It comes unlocked at a super value of $169.99 on Amazon. Once you land in the next country, find a local SIM and install it in its second slot. Easily switch between the two via an Android app to avoid high roaming charges.
Motorola DROID Turbo Smartphone With Android Lollipop
Android Lollipop 5.1 has finally landed on Motorola’s DROID Turbo with its best-in-class 3,900 mAh battery. The Turbo has a bright 5.2” Quad HD Super AMOLED screen with Gorilla Glass 3, a 2.7GHz quad-core CPU and many other top specs. It is designed to fit in the hand well, charge wirelessly and blast through downloads via access to Verizon’s 4G XLTE network.
Motorola’s DROID Turbo Android Lollipop smartphone is a marvel of consumer electronics engineering. The model I tested came with 4G XLTE exclusively on the Verizon wireless network. The Turbo is unlike any of the DROID’s series smartphones before it. Its giant battery is sealed in between a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on the front and a finely woven ballistic nylon back. Finally, it is surrounded by a nice black plastic with a rubber finish and a 21MP camera that can record 4k video. Continue reading Boost The Motorola DROID Turbo Experience With Android Lollipop
Samsung’s Best Next Big Thing was announced at Mobile World Congress in March and now the best Galaxy smartphone is available to everyone. The S6 has a 5.1” Quad HD Super AMOLED screen running the newest Android Lollipop software and has top of the line specs. It is designed to be thinner while including wireless charging, tri-band 4G LTE Spark network capability and so much more.
Samsung’s Galaxy S6 Android 4G LTE ready smartphone reaches to the edge of consumer electronics engineering. The model I tested came with tri-band 4G LTE and access to the Spark network. The new S6 is unlike any of the Galaxy series smartphones before it. The battery is sealed in between a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 4 on the front and on the back. Finally, a brushed metal band surrounds it with two antennas slotted on the top and bottom and a camera that extends from the back. Continue reading The Galaxy S6 Is Samsung's Best Next Big Thing
Want a 4.5” Android KitKat unlocked smartphone for less than $200? That is where NUU Mobile comes into play with their dual SIM 4G LTE enabled X3 smartphone.
Traveling overseas or the country next door can be tough with a locked smartphone and most carrier’s expensive roaming data rates. NUU Mobile’s X3 Android 4G LTE ready Dual SIM phone reaches to max the connection speed in any country you are in. Pop your home country SIM in and enjoy 4G LTE data from nearly any GSM provider. It comes unlocked at an excellent value at $149.99 from Amazon. Once you land in the next country, find a local SIM and install it in its second slot. Easily switch between the two via an Android app to avoid high roaming charges. Continue reading Review: Affordable NUU Mobile X3 Unlocked Android Smartphone
LEGO Star Wars Homing Spider Droid Photo by Bill Cody @VegasBiLL
Transport yourself to planet Geonosis from Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones and get excited for the upcoming movie from Disney and J.J. Abrams. Build your very own LEGO Homing Spider Droid Microfighters Series 2 kit for $9.99 direct from LEGO. It is a good way to familiarize yourself with how to build one of their smaller kits in the series.