You can now pre-order the U.S. version of the GSM BlackBerry Motion from Amazon

Earlier today, we told you that the BlackBerry Motion, TCL’s latest handset branded with the BlackBerry logo, will launch on January 12th via Amazon and Best Buy. This is the GSM model of the phone which means that it will only work in the states on AT&T and T-Mobile. If that is okay with you, Amazon is now allowing consumers to reserve the Motion by pre-ordering it from the online retailer’s website.

There are some nice features on the Motion that no BlackBerry has ever had before, including an IP67 certification rating. This means that the handset can be submerged in water as deep …

The CDMA version of the Apple iPhone X is faster over LTE than the GSM model?

Last year, Apple used Qualcomm and Intel modem chips on the Apple iPhone 7 and Apple iPhone 7 Plus. CDMA models for Verizon and Sprint carried the Qualcomm component while the GSM variants for T-Mobile and AT&T had the Intel modem chip on board. Because the Qualcomm modem chip was much faster over LTE than the one made by Intel, Apple was forced to throttle its speed so that there wouldn’t be a huge discrepancy in performance between the CDMA and GSM models.

The same situation is happening this year with the Apple iPhone X. The CDMA version sports the Qualcomm Snapdragon X16 modem chip …

Deal: T-Mobile LG G5 on sale for less than $200, works on all GSM networks

The G5 should have been one of the most innovative flagships launched by LG, but the phone quickly turned into a big disappointment. The “modular” aspect of the LG G5 wasn’t as appealing as the South Korean company thought it would, and so the flagship didn’t sell that well.

Still, when a flagship drops to less than $200 after just one year, it becomes as interesting as the new high-end smartphones. LG G5 is now on sale for just $199 on eBay, less than 55% off the MRSP.

Even Amazon has the unlocked version of the LG G5 on sale for $249.99, so the eBay deal …