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Will Shanklin

Will Shanklin
Will Shanklin is Gizmag's Mobile Tech Editor, and has been part of the team since 2012. Before finding a home at Gizmag, he had stints at a number of other sites, including Android Central, Geek and the Huffington Post.

Will has a Master's degree from U.C. Irvine and a Bachelor's from West Virginia University. He currently lives in New Mexico with his wife, Jessica.
Top Articles by Will Shanklin
  • The best jailbreak apps in Cydia

    We break down the all-time best Cydia apps for your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

  • iPhone 5 vs. iPhone 4S vs. iPhone 4

    How does the iPhone 5 compare to the discounted iPhone 4S and iPhone 4?

  • Under the Microscope: iPhone 5s vs. Samsung Galaxy S4

    Comparing the iPhone 5s to the Galaxy S4 is a lot like comparing the iPhone 5 to the Galaxy S4. But the 5s does offer a few key upgrades, so we thought it was worth revisiting Apple's and Samsung's flagships. Join us, as we go hands-on, and pit the i...

  • iPhone 5s vs. iPhone 5c vs. iPhone 4s

    If you're shopping for a new iPhone, Apple gives you not just one, but three options to choose from. How do you choose between the flagship iPhone 5s, the colorful iPhone 5c, and the aging iPhone 4s? Let Gizmag lend a hand, as we put the three side-b...

  • iPhone 5s vs. Galaxy Note 3

    Compare any two high-end smartphones, and chances are they'll have a lot in common. But the new iPhone 5s and Galaxy Note 3 are about as different as two top-tier "phones" (if you can even call them both that) can be. Let's put the two side-by-side, ...

Gizmag goes hands-on to compare two of the best smartphones today, the iPhone 5s and LG G3...

You probably aren't going to find two high-end smartphones as different as these two. Though we're only weeks away from a new iPhone, why not take the iPhone 5s' last moments in the spotlight to see how it compares to the LG G3?  Read More

Sharp announced the Aquos Crystal smartphone, a mid-ranged handset with (3/4 of) an edge-t...

In the future, it's possible that our smartphones and tablets will have edge-to-edge screens. Most devices we use today fall far short of that, but a new phone from Sharp takes us a little closer ... sort of.  Read More

Today HTC launched a Windows Phone-running version of its excellent One (M8) handset If you're a fan of Windows Phone and you want a high-end flagship, your options are pretty slim. Today, though, HTC added a high-profile release from the Android side of the aisle to that list. Meet the HTC One (M8) for Windows.  Read More

Motorola has set the date for its big 2014 announcements (Image: Motorola) September is looking to be a busy month for mobile. We're already anticipating the Galaxy Note 4, iPhone 6 and a slew of IFA announcements. Today, though, Motorola added its name to the list of companies battling for your attention next month.  Read More

Gizmag compares the features and specs of the Samsung Galaxy Alpha and Apple iPhone 5s

Every time Samsung announces yet another plastic smartphone, throngs of fans scratch their heads and wonder why the company can't make something a bit more premium-feeling. With the new Galaxy Alpha, Samsung finally delivered ... sort of. Let's pit the partially metal Galaxy Alpha against the aluminum iPhone 5s, to see how their features and specs compare.  Read More

Gizmag compares the features and specs of the 13-in MacBook Pro with Retina Display to the...

You could easily argue that Apple's MacBook Pro with Retina Display is the best laptop around. But what happens when you pit the newest model against one of the best Windows 2-in-1s, Lenovo's Yoga 2 Pro? Read on, as Gizmag compares their features and specs.  Read More

Gizmag compares the features and specs of the 2014 Retina MacBook Pro with the Surface Pro...

Last week Apple updated its Retina MacBook Pro lineup to put a little more horsepower under the hood. How does the latest version of Apple's best notebook compare to what might be the best Windows 2-in-1? Read on, as Gizmag compares the 2014 MacBook Pro with Retina Display to the Microsoft Surface Pro 3.  Read More

Gizmag compares the features and specs of the latest versions of the MacBook Pro with Reti...

After Apple refreshed its MacBook Pro with Retina Display lineup last week, perhaps you're wondering how the new models compare to Apple's other flagship notebook, the MacBook Air? Let's put the two side-by-side to compare their features and specs.  Read More

The iPhone 6 is likely to have a larger screen than the last iPhones That Apple would hold its next iPhone event in the September/October timeframe is hardly a surprise (this would mark the fourth straight year). But a new report claims that Apple has already marked its calendar for an early September unveiling.  Read More

Modbook's latest Franken-Mac takes the guts of a Retina MacBook Pro, and puts them in a pe...

Do you ever look at all of those Windows 2-in-1s and wish you could only have one that runs Apple software? Well, the creative folks at Modbook are at it again, this time taking the guts of the newest Retina MacBook Pro and turning it into something akin to a giant OS X-running Surface on steroids.  Read More

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