You Can Buy a OnePlus One Without an Invite Until They Run Out

The OnePlus One is a great phone, and probably the best bang for your buck if you want to go off-contract. The biggest problem with it up until now was that you needed an invitation to buy one. But OnePlus is making its so-called "flagship killer" phones available today without an invite (until they run out). » 12/10/14 9:19am 12/10/14 9:19am

Buy The OnePlus One Without An Invite This Weekend

The OnePlus One is a fantastic smartphone in almost every way, apart from how you purchase it — normally, you need an invite to be able to buy. Which means you would need to have actual friends. But as a special treat for this weekend of unbridled consumerism, OnePlus is letting you buy sans invite for the next 72… » 11/28/14 9:30am 11/28/14 9:30am

Five Best Android Phones: 2014 Edition

There's no shortage of great Android phones on the market if you're looking to switch, buy your first, or upgrade. Even so, there are certainly some phones that stand above others, either because they have great specs, include good software, get fast updates, or are just a joy to use. Here are five of them, based on… » 11/23/14 1:52pm 11/23/14 1:52pm

OnePlus One Pre-Orders Start Right Now (And Last Until 2PM ET)

The OnePlus One is one of our favorite smartphones even before you consider its ludicrously cheap $300 price tag. Until now, the biggest knock against it was its inane invite-only purchase plan. But for the next hour, you can line up a pre-order in a civilized manner. Just head right here at 11am ET and click until… » 10/27/14 11:00am 10/27/14 11:00am

How Apple's Jumbo iPhone 6 Plus Compares to Its Biggest Competition

Just like the rumors foretold, Apple's iPhone 6 now comes with an extra-large 5.5-inch screen size. It's Apple's first foray into the big screen smartphone realm, which means there's plenty of competition waiting to take it on. How's the iPhone 6 Plus compare to the competition? Let's find out. » 9/09/14 5:11pm 9/09/14 5:11pm

Why Your Next Smartphone May Not Cost a Fortune

Wanting to own the very best—the fastest processor, a display packing the most pixels, a professional-grade camera—made sense in the days when nearly every smartphone was terrible. A raft of new devices, though, has cemented that cheap price no longer means cheap quality. And they're going to save you a whole lot of… » 8/21/14 10:52am 8/21/14 10:52am

OnePlus to Women: Send Us Hot Selfies, We'll Let You Buy Our Phone

Tech companies have a pretty awful track record where talking to women is concerned. But after running damage control on horrible campaign after horrible campaign, you'd think they'd try to avoid making the same mistakes again. And you would be wrong. Enter OnePlus' new lovely-ladies-only invite giveaway. Because, as… » 8/12/14 1:43pm 8/12/14 1:43pm