Apple News

iOS 8.1 Coming Monday, Brings Back Camera Roll

It’s official. Apple iOS 8.1, the first major update to the company’s latest version of its mobile operating system, goes live on Monday, Oct. 20. Read full article

Android News

Android 5.0 is Official, and It’s Called Lollipop

Android 5.0 is here, and it's officially named Lollipop. Here's what's coming in the big update, and which devices will be receiving it in the coming weeks. Read full article

Android News

Google’s Nexus 6 is a $650 6-Inch Phablet Made by Motorola

Google has formally introduced the latest entry in the Nexus smartphone family, the Nexus 6. It's a behemoth. Here are the details. Read full article

Environment Feature

Recycling and Repairibility Key to Smartphone E-waste Reduction: Go Mobile 2014

Smartphones are a dirty business, literally. Mobile electronics contain toxic materials like cadmium, mercury, lead, and lithium. To solve this problem, attendees at Go Mobile 2014 learned that it takes[...] Read full article

Sony News

Sony Xperia Z3 Coming to Verizon, Dubbed Z3v

Sony’s latest flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z3, is coming to Verizon on October 23, as the Xperia Z3v. Read full article

HTC News

HTC Desire Eye Sets a New Selfie Smartphone Standard

The HTC Desire Eye is no doubt designed with the selfie in mind, as the new Android smartphone features two 13-megapixel cameras – one, a traditional rear-facing, and one a[...] Read full article

Android News

LG G Watch R Poised to be Pricey

The LG G Watch R, the first truly round Android Wear smartwatch, may also be the priciest. Read full article

Android Feature

The New Moto X is Bigger and Aggressively Priced: Readers React

The debut of the new Motorola Moto X, with its wide array of upgrades and relatively friendly price, sparked plenty of discussion among Brighthand readers. Here's what you said. Read full article

iPhone Feature

Best iPhone Apps: Post-it Plus

For all of the advances note-taking apps have made over the years, good old fashioned Post-it notes have continued to (literally) stick around. With 3M's new Post-it Plus app, though,[...] Read full article

Microsoft News

Windows 10 Includes the Next Version of Windows Phone

Microsoft previewed the next generation of its Windows operating system, dubbed Windows 10, at an event in San Francisco on Tuesday. Most of its unveiling catered to tablets and the[...] Read full article