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SmartPhone Articles for January of 2013Below are the 109 SmartPhone articles for January of 2013
A recent report suggests that Samsung will be first manufacturer to release a Tizen handset. The Tizen OS is an open Linux-based operating system seen as an alternative to the[...]
The Samsung Muse is an ultralight MP3 player that sports special functionality with many of Samsung's own Galaxy line of smartphones.
Two of Sony's upcoming Xperia smartphones, the Z "Yuga" and the ZL "Odin" made their first appearances on the company's Japanese website on New Year's Day.
The Droid DNA is HTC's most feature-rich smartphone ever, boasting a mind boggling 5-inch, 1920 x 1080 screen, along with a quad-core processor and very reasonable price tag. Can it[...]
RIM announced today that it will be releasing an affordable handset, the BlackBerry Curve 9315, later this month, exclusively on T-Mobile.
Photos of the BlackBerry X10, which combines both a physical keyboard and a touchscreen, have leaked, giving us a look at one of RIM's upcoming BlackBerry 10 devices.
Canonical has announced that Ubuntu, the popular Linux-based open-source OS normally seen on PCs and TVs, will be coming to smartphones in mobile OS form. Find out more from TechnologyGuide.
Today, Samsung has confirmed the reports that the manufacturer plans to sell Tizen-Based handsets. The Korean firm announced that it plans to sell the handsets sometime this year, however the[...]
The iPhone 5 uses a new type of screen that makes the device thin and light. However, the in-cell screen may also have enough problems that Apple is considering dropping[...]
Those who use the "Do Not Disturb" feature on their iPhone got a nasty surprise this week: a bug causes it to never turn off. Read more on TabletPCReview.
Apple will expand its product lineup with a smaller, cheaper smartphone. That's the prediction of a market analyst, anyway.
Another supposed leak has surfaced for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S IV and this time it's an image.
The ipico pocket projector gives users an easy way to share media from their iPhone or iPod Touch, and at an affordable price, to boot.
Nokia claims that it has the Windows Phone 7.8 update ready to be rolled out to its handsets at a moment's notice...it just needs the OK from Microsoft first.
Sprint will soon provide commitment-shy customers with its own brand of prepaid wireless service, as the carrier has confirmed that it will launch Sprint As You Go, a monthly-payment plan[...]
Nvidia is using CES to unveil the Tegra 4, which it says will offer record-setting performance and battery life for the next generation of smartphones and tablets. Read more on[...]
Nvidia has revealed Project Shield. Equipped with a Tegra 4, processor Project Shield will look to provide a new and open gaming platform that allows gamers to enjoy the mobile[...]
Despite its running title of "best smartphone in the market" for the past five years, Apple's iPhone seems to be losing traction among critics, as Consumer Reports has rated the[...]
At CES 2013, show goers will get sneak peeks at Smart Body Analyzer, a system for managing your weight and heart rate, along with air quality, from your smartphone.
Samsung finally provided us with hard-and-fast specs at CES today for its upcoming Windows Phone 8 device, the ATIV Odyssey, which will launch "in the coming weeks."
At CES, Intel detailed plans for smartphones based on "Lexington" and "Clover Trail+' Atom chips. Intel also talked up intentions for future ultrabook and AIO PCs.
Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 platform will finally be making its way to Sprint, the last of the four major US carriers, come this summer.
The ATIV Odyssey, Samsung's Verizon-exclusive Windows Phone 8 device, was on hand for inspection at CES this week, so we took it for a test drive.
Samsung looked into the bring your own device trend within the enterprise, and came away thinking that BYOD will be the norm by the end of 2014. Get more from[...]
Kanex announced the meDrive, a file server that turns USB storage into a network drive that can be accessed from iOS and desktop devices, at CES 2013 on Tuesday. Get[...]
During its CES 2013 press conference, T-Mobile gave an update on its promised new LTE network, unveiled a new unlimited data plan, and detailed its upgraded HD Voice coverage. TechnologyGuide[...]
It looks like Huawei is aiming to make a big splash in the smartphone market this year, as the company took the stage at CES to show off two new[...]
Want the latest on smartphones from CES? We have all our top stories from this giant tradeshow collected in one convenient place.
The release of Apple's next smartphone isn't expected for months, so details are a bit cloudy. But a new report indicates this device might have a larger screen than the[...]
Screen breakage remains a major problem for smartphones, but Samsung and Corning are looking to fix that.
Verizon has unveiled its new Share Everything Data plans for business users. The two plans that are suited around small and large business users will be the first of their[...]
When T-Mobile revealed last month that it will, at long last, be getting the iPhone, it was vague about exactly when. In an interview at CES, the telecom's CEO was[...]
Samsung has just raised the bar on what to expect from a smartphone chip. The newly-announced Exynos 5 Octa will include a startling 8 processor cores.
Want to check incoming emails, texts, etc. without having to pull out your smartphone? Then the Pebble watch might be right for you. Announced last year, it's about to launch.
One of Lenovo's biggest announcements at CES 2013 is the K900, a smartphone based on an Intel Atom processor, not the usual ARM one. We go hands-on.
Here at CES, we got some time to go hands-on with Sony's latest Android smartphone offerings, the Xperia Z and Xperia ZL.
PhotoFast is making it easier for Apple users to transfer files onto their iPhone with the next-generation i-FlashDrive HD, a USB thumb drive designed specifically for the popular smartphone.[...]
Wilson Electronics has introduced a new signal booster at CES 2013, showcasing the Sleek 4G, which will be the first of the company's products to work interchangeably on all U.S.[...]
Samsung announced the Galaxy S II Plus today. The new handset is a continuation of its popular flagship handset the Galaxy S II. Armed with a new processor and features[...]
Major US Carriers Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile have all announced that they will carry the soon to release BlackBerry 10 platform. The news comes as a major reassurance to consumers,[...]
Qualcomm introduces its next generation of Snapdragon mobile processors. Qualcomm claims that the new chips boast impressive new speeds and should help to greatly improve mobile performance in future devices.[...]
Nokia had some good news to share recently when it offered up preliminary financial information about its Q4 2012 performance.
It is appearing increasingly likely that Apple is going to introduce a less-expensive version of its signature smartphone. The latest evidence is an interview with a high-level executive that was[...]
Samsung showed off its new flexible OLED technology (called Youm) at CES this week in Las Vegas. The Korean manufacturer demonstrated its new tech with a number of concepts seen[...]
Following the announcement of its competitors earlier this week, Sprint has confirmed that it plans to carry the BlackBerry 10 platform later this year. The news is an added boost[...]
New details about the HTC M7 leaked from an undisclosed source recently. According to the new information, older rumors have been discredited.
It appears more drivers are turning to their smartphones to help them get around, as a new survey from J.P. Power and Associates reveals that an increasing number of car[...]
Can a group of independent developers do for webOS what HP couldn't do? It certainly couldn't do any worse.
A recent report from Nikkei announced that Apple has cut orders for its displays for the iPhone 5. The news has caused a bit of panic from investors causing the[...]
Apple investors were spurred into a sell-off yesterday as a WSJ report hinted to dropping demand for the iPhone 5. Today, some analysts have come back to argue that Apple's[...]
More in-the-wild shots of the device rumored to launch as the BlackBerry X10 have surfaced, just weeks ahead of RIM's official announcement for the device.
Watch our video for a preview of the HTC Droid DNA.
The Xperia Z will be Sony's flagship smartphone, and will boast features like a 5-inch Retina touchscreen and 13 MP camera. Learn more about it in this video preview.
A German tech site recently posted a thorough walkthrough of the new BlackBerry X10, offering a close look at the hardware as well as the upcoming BlackBerry 10 OS.
Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts in his most recent report (released Tuesday) that Apple will release both the new designed iPhone 5 and iPhone 5S sometime in the third quarter this[...]
Since Apple gave FaceTime the ability to work over a cellular connection, AT&T has been slowing adding support for this feature. Today, the telecom announced that everyone who has a[...]
AT&T has officially rolled out an over-the-air update for Samsung Galaxy S III owners' to get a taste of Android 4.1 "Jelly Bean." While the upgrade was previously available to[...]
An executive from Asus recently told the Wall Street Journal that the company is currently in talks with Microsoft to license Windows Phone 8. This could lead to a PadFone[...]
As we near the upcoming reveal, more details have leaked about Samsung's next flagship handset, the Galaxy S IV. The smartphone is reported to offer new wireless charging technology, with[...]
An inside source claims that the Nexus 5, the successor to the Nexus 4, is being prepared by Google and LG and is slated for a reveal in May.
FaceBook has begun offering free voice calls through its messenger app for iPhone users in the United States. While it's difficult to argue with free features, does this addition seem[...]
SOTI unveils its latest mobile enterprise MDM solution with MobiControl V10. The latest iteration offers a slew of new features, including web filtering and real time antivirus protection
A new concept image of the LG Optimus G Pro was revealed today. The image shows that the device will sport a 5-inch display, use a 1.7GHz processor, and offer[...]
After years of being the coolest kid on the block, Apple may be losing its edge when it comes to impressing the next-generation of smartphone adopters, according to the youth[...]
Almost half the country is using cell phones, either entirely or partially. How is that changing things?
Despite the increasing popularity of tablets among consumers, smartphone users have consistently consumed more mobile data than tablet owners for the first time, according to a new report from network[...]
President Barrack Obama will have his second inauguration today. Head over to TabletPCReview to find out how to watch the swearing-in ceremony and attendant speech on your mobile device.
There's good news for those who want a bigger iPhone: an unconfirmed report coming out of Asia indicates that the company is working on a smartphone with a 4.8-inch screen.
The largest PC/laptop processor manufacturer is ramping up to enter the mobile market. After posting less than satisfactory earnings, Intel says that it will invest $13 billion into research and[...]
According to Counterpoint Research, LG has reclaimed its place as the second largest phone manufacturer in the United States. LG was able to dethrone Apple, thanks to strong sales in[...]
There was a time when RIM could charge a premium for its top smartphones. That day appears to be past -- its next high-end model will reportedly be priced below[...]
Reports of a new HTC flagship device have been circulating for some time. What may be an image of the HTC M7 has appeared on the web.
AT&T is buying Alltel, a small wireless carrier that offers service in a handful of states, mostly in the South and Midwest.
During the last three months of 2012, Verizon sold far more Apple iPhones than it models running Google's Android. Apple was the telecom's top seller by a wide margin.
The iOS platform maintained its number one sales spot in the U.S. in the final 12 weeks of 2012, due in no small part to users from other platforms switching[...]
The Google Nexus 4 is the flagship model for Android 4.2. It's made by LG and has surprisingly high-end features, given its price.
Japanese telecom NTT DoCoMo has announced that the LG Optimus G Pro will be its next flagship handset, providing official specs for the high-end smartphone.
RIM has made BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10, the latest version of its device management service for businesses, available for download. Get more information from TechnologyGuide.
Mozilla, along with GeeksPhone, revealed two new developer phones for the upcoming Firefox OS. The lower-end Keon and higher-end Peak, will allow users to begin developing apps for the new[...]
There has been a spate of rumors in the past few weeks about Apple's plans for upcoming smartphones. Some of these say the company is developing a device with a[...]
According to an inside source, Nokia has a true PureView Windows Phone 8 device planned for later this year, codenamed "EOS".
New details have sprung up about the next Samsung flagship smartphone. Codenamed "Altius", the device is expected to offer wireless charging, come in black or white, and is expected to[...]
Samsung's Verizon-exclusive Windows Phone 8 handset, the ATIV Odyssey, has just been given an official release date and price.
During the last quarter of 2012, Apple hit the trifecta: it sold more iPhones than ever before, enjoyed a higher quarterly revenue than ever before, which then led to a[...]
This is a mid-range smartphone avalable exclusively from Verizon. The specs include a modest 4-inch 800 x 480 (WVGA)display. It runs Windows Phone 8 on a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, with[...]
Nokia has released its most recent financial report, revealing that it earned a profit of $585.7 million in the final quarter of 2012 and shipped 4.4 million Lumia handsets.
Will BlackBerry 10 save RIM? Note according to this opinion piece on TechnologyGuide.
JRPG developer Kemco has announced a massive sale on its catalog, offering most titles at 60 to 80 percent off.The sale is for Android and Amazon users and lasts until[...]
An iPhone can be more useful in the kitchen in than a frying pan, with the right apps. The apps aren't limited to recipes, either. Here are nine of the[...]
After acquiring the video startup Vine last year, Twitter has unveiled the first offspring of its purchase, an iOS app for the iPhone and iPod touch that lets users capture[...]
The long-awaited Windows Phone 7.8 is finally making its debut on its first handset, the Nokia Lumia 900, next week on January 30.
Imangi Studios returns for more temple traversal in Temple Run 2. The game looks to offer more of the same with new traps, more unlocks, and better graphics. It's simple[...]
While the global mobile phone market grew by nearly 2 percent last year, the number of smartphone shipments almost equaled those of feature phones for the first time, as Samsung[...]
Sprint will be offering a new ruggedized handset with Military Standard 810G protetion, the Torque, sometime later this spring.
Those who are looking for a deal on the Samsung Galaxy Note II are in luck: the Sprint version of this smartphone is available from Amazon for $100, much less[...]
A new paid version of Nokia's streaming music service, Nokia Music+, will soon be available, offering unlimited song skips and playlist downloads for $3.99 a month.
An updated version of Apple's mobile operating system has just been released. This contains a number of tweaks, but can't really be considered a major upgrade.
It's now a violation of the DMCA to unlock your phone. So really, how many of you are scofflaws now?
The LG Optimus G and the Samsung Galaxy S III both promise a high-end experience, HD screen, and are available on multiple carriers. But how to they really stack up?
Facebook has updated its main iOS app to offer users a handful of new features, with the most notable being the ability to record and share videos in-app, an extra[...]
Samsung has been granted a small victory after losing a costly patent-infringment lawsuit this summer. Judge Lucy Koh found that Samsung did not willfully infringe on Apple's patents, denying Apple[...]
The company formerly known as RIM has just taken the wraps off the two smartphones that it hopes will turn its fortunes around. These will run the equally new BlackBerry[...]
Will BlackBerry 10 and the two newly-announced smartphones running it bring their maker back from the brink? This opinion piece on TechnologyGuide says it will.
Nokia announced via blog post that the Windows Phone 7.8 update will begin rolling out to all of its handsets starting today and should reach everyone in the month of[...]
Ever since it debuted in the fall, the Google Nexus 4 has been in very short supply. Those trying to get the signature Android smartphone have faced long waits. It[...]
BlackBerry is not forgetting its core audience of QWERTY lovers: they are getting the Q10. Get our real-world opinion on it.
The BlackBerry 10 operating system, unveiled to day, is a complete departure from previous versions. We go hands on, and share our first thoughts.
The wraps came off the first smartphone running the new version of the BlackBerry OS today, and Brighthand was there for the big reveal.
Google recently announced that it is extending support for Exchange ActiveSync until July 31. This is important for Windows Phone jusers, as it's necessary for accessing some Google service on[...]