Smart phone buying advice from the experts Video
Smart phone buying advice from the experts Video Transcript
Speaker 1: So Jessica, there are an unbelievable number of phones coming and it feels like new incredible Smart phones coming out everyday. How would you ever choose and what are some of out top picks? Speaker 2: Okay. Well, some of the phones that we have here right now, we've got of course the iPhones which is the iPhone4S and then you've got a million Android phones that are getting better and better each time around. We've got the Motorola Droid Bionic right now and the Samsung Galaxy S2 phone and that comes on three separate carriers just like the iPhone. So these are some other Android phones here with a keyboard and without a keyboard and then you also have Windows phone which is another really good option. Speaker 1: Let's talk about Windows phone. I think it's new to a lot of people because Microsoft is sort of just relaunch this whole Windows phone initiative. Can you tell us about it? Speaker 2: Yeah. Absolutely. I mean, Windows phone is really cool because its got the sort of like funky metro look that makes Microsoft cool and the operating system is definitely different in some of the things that we seen out and it's also really easy to use. I mean you've got two launch screens and that's about it. So Microsoft is really getting bold and it's trying something new. Speaker 1: And we're gonna see more of these phones coming soon. Speaker 2: Absolutely. We're gonna see them from Nokia, from HTC, much more from Samsung. There gonna be a lot of Windows phones on the market. Speaker 1: So it seems like the biggest problem that consumers have now is that there in this two year contract and then amazingly your phone comes out every week or so. Is there anything you can do with any contract to get a new phone sooner? Speaker 2: You can show out big bucks. It costs about a 100, 200 bucks, it depends on the carrier to get out of your contract early. But the good news is there is so many good phones all the time that you're bound to find something new like within your carrier. Speaker 1: Absolutely. So now for all of Jessica's picks for top smart phones, go visit (firstname.lastname@example.org?).
CNET's smartphone expert Jessica Dolcourt drops by the Holiday Help Desk and dishes on her favorite phone gifts. Also, eBay's shopping expert Claudia Lombana shares some shopping tips and reveals a few of eBay's top sellers of the season.
CNET's Molly Wood give tips on finding the best cell phone for text messaging, whether you're after a pricey smart phone or on a shoestring budget.
Chrome comes to Android with one gigantic caveat. Or maybe two. And we are joined by cell phone expert Jessica Dolcourt who gives us her personal opinion of Android.
Think your broken iPhone is useless? CNET's Jessica Dolcourt shows you how to make money off your old electronics -- as well as the best ways to dispose of them when necessary.
Microsoft serves up a huge update to Windows Phone with its Mango release. CNET's Jessica Dolcourt takes you through some of the biggest and best new features.
For the last show of the year, Kent German joins Molly Wood and Brian Tong to offer an exhaustive list of cell phone recommendations. In the end, we hold him down and force him to pick just one. Also, find out why the Zune has the best music subscription service of all.
CNET's Jessica Dolcourt takes a first look at Android Beam, an awesome new feature in Android Ice Cream Sandwich that shares stuff from your screen with other compatible phones.
Nokia once ruled the mobile phone business. But it has never made a successful smartphone for the U.S. market. Nokia just released two Lumia smartphones running the Windows Phone OS. Will they reverse Nokia's misfortune? Join Rafe Needleman's discussion with CNET experts Jessica Dolcourt, Jay Greene, and Roger Cheng.
From categories in car tech, cell phones, and PCs to the People's Voice and Best of CES, CNET's own Brian Cooley and Molly Wood announce the winners.
Jessica Dolcourt joins us as we dish on Google's confusing content strategy, an underground Android pin frenzy, and a few hot, though slightly creepy, apps coming out of SXSW.