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SmartPhone Articles for February of 2013Below are the 97 SmartPhone articles for February of 2013
When the HTC ThunderBolt was released, it was a big deal -- Verizon's first 4G LTE smartphone. Of course, that was in 2011. But that's not to say this device[...]
A big jump in Q4 sales pushed Apple to the top of the U.S. phone market for the first time ever.
Paying adamant fan-fare to countless RPG tropes and mechanics, Knights of Pen & Paper offers an experience that exudes respect and love for the genre.
Verizon offers new prepaid plan starting today for users with 3G smartphones. In an attempt to offer a more budget-friendly plan, Verizon is allowing users to use old 3G phones[...]
Release information on HTC's next flagship smartphone is starting to come to light. It's all still unconfirmed, but it seems most U.S. consumers will be able to get the HTC[...]
During CES 2013, Sony showed us the Sony Xperia Z Smartphone. Brighthand recorded a preview of the smartphone and some of its best attributes.
Despite hitting the market just three years ago, Long Term Evolution (LTE) is expected to reach 200 million subscribers this year, doubling its current levels in 2012, according to a[...]
iPhone users pay a higher monthly bill than any other type of smartphone user, and it's not because of their usage habits. However, when you dig into the details, there[...]
The BlackBerry Z10 launched a few days ago, but not in the U.S. -- people in this country will have to wait until March to get it. But this isn't[...]
In a recent interview, Nokia CEO Stephen Elop explained the decision to go with Windows Phone, what it means for Nokia's future plans, and where the company stands now.
Early sales of the BlackBerry Z10 in the UK are off to a "strong start," according to one Jeffries analyst, who claims that some stores have already sold out of[...]
TechnologyGuide: Nvidia is reaching for the stars with its Project Shield handheld. It is an Android gaming-oriented handheld device. Will it succeed? Not according to this editorial from TechnologyGuide.
The BlackBerry 10 Android emulator, which previously ran at version 2.3.3 of the OS, will eventually be updated to version 4.1, aka Jelly Bean, according to an announcement made by[...]
Skulls of the Shogun isn't just hilarious and a visual treat, it's a strategy game that perfectly balances depth and accessibility.
TabletPCReview covers an app for iOS that pulls together docs from cloud services, email, and computers into a single space.
Information leaking out of T-Mobile indicates that this telecom is going to introduce its first round of smartphones with 4G LTE near the end of next month. There will be[...]
A more affordable option to the popular Samsung Galaxy S III is supposedly on its way to T-Mobile... with a new name. The Galaxy S III mini is reportedly[...]
Apple today announced that more than 25 billion songs have been bought and downloaded from the iTunes Store since it debuted in April 2003. Learn more from TechnologyGuide.
The results of Brand Keys' annual Consumer Loyalty Engagement Index (CLEI) are in, and it would appear that Apple fans aren't as faithful to the Cupertino clan as they have[...]
Although Nokia has been working to get the Windows Phone 7.8 upgrade onto as many of its devices as possible, there's one model that won't be getting it: T-Mobile's Nokia[...]
As part of launching its new operating system, BlackBerry has put most of its efforts into the touch-only BlackBerry Z10 smartphone. The version with a keyboard, on the other hand,[...]
Sources close to Nokia are claiming that the company's 41 megapixel Pureview sensor, previously found on the 808, will be coming to the U.S. this summer in the form of[...]
New information suggests that Samsung may unveil its next flagship smartphone in a few weeks, after MWC (Mobile World Congress event). According to an unnamed source, the manufacturer is expected[...]
Rumors of the Nokia Flame have been around for months, and it seems this smartphone is finally about to see the light of day. Despite its cool-sounding name, this will[...]
There's good news for users of new BlackBerry smartphones: you'll soon be able to use the free Skype video chat service. However, there is a small caveat.
T-Mobile says its tests of the BlackBerry Z10 are going well -- so well that this carrier might be the first in the U.S. to offer the smartphone.
Samsung has teamed up with Electronic Arts' mobile gaming division, Chillingo, to offer new developers a more profitable partnership for their applications, as the Korean company tries to increase its[...]
The BlackBerry Z10 kicks off the new generation of BlackBerry 10 OS smartphones. Has it been worth the wait?
Just as the smartphone market was looking like a two-horse race, Windows Phone and BlackBerry have gotten second winds and are making the market competitive again.
The Xperia Z is Sony’s flagship handset for 2013, and an important part of the company’s efforts to become a serious player in the world smartphone market. It boasts high-end[...]
Pictures that supposedly show un-assembled components of the upcoming iPhone 5S have appeared on the Web. These depict a device that appears virtually identical to Apple's current model.
According to numerous reports Corning, the makers of gorilla glass, have developed a new bendable glass named Willow Glass. The new curved glass could potentially be used in a new[...]
Have you noticed that your iPhone's battery life seems to be shorter since you installed iOS 6.1? If so, then you aren't alone.
According to recent information leaks, the HTC M7 is expected to debut as the HTC One. A new image has also leaked out, giving the world its best look so[...]
Thanks to apps for iOS and Android, Valentine's Day is more fun these days. Find out about these apps from TabletPCReview.
Apple has put out a patch for iOS 6.1 that's just for the iPhone 4S. It's intended to fix a problem with cellular-wireless networking on this smartphone.
LG has started to let the world in on some of the details on the Optimus G Pro, although a full set of specs probably won't be revealed until later[...]
Comcast has released a new security application for iOS to help Xfinity customers prevent online threats. Dubbed Constant Guard Mobile, the program is intended to protect users from phishing attempts[...]
The official announcement of the HTC M7 is less than a week away, and HTC is started giving brief -- very brief -- glimpses of its next flagship smartphone.
Earlier this week, reports surfaced of a new Apple smart watch. Today, those reports have been bolstered with sources claiming that Apple already has a team with more than 100[...]
After showing off a wireless charging orb at the unveiling of the Nexus 4 back in October, Google has finally released the highly anticipated accessory, making it available for purchase[...]
BlackBerry has warned its enterprise users that it has found a serious problem with BlackBerry Enterprise Server, and a patch needs to be applied immediately. Just getting a TIFF image[...]
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iOS 6.1 launched only a few weeks ago, but users have already found a security exploit that lets anyone bypass the iPhone lockscreen. Get more details from TechnologyGuide
Apple has tracked down why some users have seen a dramatic drop in the battery life of their iPhone since the release of iOS 6.1: there's a problem with those[...]
Admins await an Apple fix to an iOS 6.1 Exchange bug that zaps server resources and knocks out mobile email access. Get more info from our sister site, SearchExchange.
The popular game Infinity Blade is currently available for free in the Apple App Store. But don't wait, this deal is available for a limited time only. Get more[...]
When you "root" an Android smartphone or tablet, you can customize it as you like. Here are six great Android apps that take advantage of rooting.
BlackBerry gave us a demonstration of the BlackBerry Z10. The below video includes a look at some of the smartphone’s innovative features.
The HTC One, formerly known as the M7, is going to be released in the U.S. in about a month, according to an unconfirmed report. It will become HTC's latest[...]
It's obvious that a large majority of smartphones run either Google Android or Apple iOS, but their share of the world market is still growing, to the point where these[...]
In this editorial, Brighthand's Site Editor argues that it's critical for Apple to introduce a version of the iPhone with a 5-inch screen.
A&E has updated its iOS apps to bring full-length episodes and movies to iPhone and iPod touch at no charge, allowing fans of shows like "Storage Wars" and "Duck Dynasty"[...]
Ever wanted to control a computer, smart TV or media center via a smartphone? Well that's what Spicebox is doing with MAUZ, an iPhone adapter that will transform the handset[...]
LG's new flagship smartphone is going to launch first in S. Korea, but the Optimus G Pro will bring its 5.5-inch display to the rest of the world in the[...]
Two significant bugs have turned up in iOS 6.1, and Apple is reportedly rushing out an update to fix them.
Job postings referring to "Windows Blue" and "Windows Phone Blue" have been spotting, providing scant details about the next major wave of updates to Windows Platforms.
Jabra today announced its newest Bluetooth headsets, the Jabra Motion series, which were made to make multitasking easier for the employee on the go. More details can be found on[...]
A team from MIT's Microsystems Technology Laboratory has created a chip that quickly and easily fixes common mistakes of smartphone images. Our sister site DigitalCameraReview has all the details.
It won't be long before Sprint's new high-speed data service is available in New York City, San Francisco, and other locations in the U.S.
HTC has taken the wraps off its next flagship smartphone, the HTC One. Among its many cutting-edge features are a large high-res screen and camera that will offer unusually good[...]
Today, Nvidia introduced the Tegra 4i. Nvidia hopes to make a serious play at the smartphone market with its first integrated LTE processor.
The bug that has plagued many users of the iPhone and iPad has apparently been fixed. Apple released iOS 6.1.2 to handle this serious flaw in iOS 6.1.
Is the HTC One in fact the "greatest smartphone ever"? We spent some hands-on time with it in New York to find out for ourselves.
GoSmart Mobile is a new brand being offered by T-Mobile. It offers a range of wireless service plans with requiring service contracts.
Last year, both AT&T and Verizon brought out the Samsung Galaxy Camera, a point-and-shoot that runs Google Android. A version of this device that depends on Wi-Fi for its Internet[...]
The paid version of Nokia's music streaming service, Nokia Music+, is now available in the United States. It debuted in the U.K. a few days ago.
Want to watch what Brighthand's Grant Hatchimonji had to travel to New York City to see? HTC has released a video of the entirety of yesterday's unveiling event for the[...]
Sony is back in the cutting-edge smartphone business with the Xperia Z. Its 5-inch screen has an amazing resolution, and it just might be the fastest phone available.
T-Mobile subscribers who want a low up-front payment for the Google Nexus 4 can find this high-end smartphone for $50 below its usual with-contract price.
It sounds counter-intuitive, but free games can generate more profits than for-pay ones. Infinity Blade proved this in the last week. Get all the details from TabletPCReview.
According to a new report issued by IDC and App Annie, the combined sales of games in the iOS App Store and Google Play narrowly exceeded handheld games in consumer[...]
As mobile phone technology rapidly increases, it can be difficult for consumers to determine whether or not and when they should upgrade their smartphones to the newest models and network[...]
Telenav looks to add even more sharing options with its Scout for iPhone navigation app. The free update adds a slew of features including ETA sharing and live events.
Samsung could have tried something new and different with the Verizon-exclusive ATIV Odyssey, but instead it chose to play it safe.
Users frustrated by a security flaw in Apple's iOS 6.1 may soon find relief as reports are saying that Apple has released a beta version of iOS 6.1.3 to developers.
The giant MWC tradeshow starts in just a few days, but companies have already started to announce new smartphones. The latest of these is LG, who just took the wraps[...]
Nokia is reportedly going to use next week's MWC smartphone tradeshow to take the wraps off an in-expensive Windows Phone.
Android will be sharing some of the limelight in Barcelona with a range of mobile device platforms.
Despite all the hubbub about what is expected to come out of MWC 2013, there's also quite a bit on the smartphone front that we won't be seeing.
Apple's iPhones are roughly three times more reliable than Samsung's line of Galaxy phones, five times more reliable than Nokia Lumia phones, and 25 times more reliable than Motorola phones,[...]
With smartphones and tablets growing more and more in popularity, it seems Americans have started treating the gadgets as best friends, as a new survey indicates that Americans may prefer[...]
webOS isn't dead just yet. LG is reportedly taking the troubled mobile operating system off of HP's hands. TechnologyGuide has more details.
Nokia had plenty to say at the start of MWC 2013 in Barcelona this week, with most of its new device announcements targeted at the mid to low-range market. This[...]
The wait for the Samsung Galaxy S IV is almost over. This cutting-edge smartphone is going to be announced on March 14.
ZTE reveals its new 5.7-inch handset the Grand Memo. The new handset will look to mix portability and performance with its powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor.
With the PadFone series, Asus offers something different: a phone that can be docked with a large screen to convert it into a tablet. A new iteration was announced today[...]
The new Mozilla Firefox OS is picking up steam with major manufacturers LG, Huawei, and Sony all on board to offer Firefox handsets within the next two years.
Here at MWC, Asus announced the third iteration of its unique smartphone/tablet dock pairing, the PadFone Infinity, and we got some hands-on time with the device.
Nokia announced just a handful of entry-level Windows Phones at the MWC tradeshow. One of these is the Lumia 520. Read our first impressions.
The Lumia 720 was one of the Windows Phone 8 models Nokia unveiled at MWC. We got some hands-on time with this device, and came away pleased.
LG's new flagship phone, the Optimus G Pro, was available for us to play with at MWC, so we took it for a spin. Here's what we thought.
Samsung has unveiled Wallet, a new app for Android devices that can store a user?s tickets, coupons, membership cards, and boarding passes in one place. TechnologyGuide has more details.
Acer at Mobile World Congress hints at the possibility of entering the phablet and RT tablet markets in the near future. According to recent reports the company could be making[...]
Adobe is now offering its Adobe Photoshop Touch app for smartphones. This offers powerful Photoshop features with touch-based gestures, and is available for iOS and Android mobile devices.
HTC president of global sales Jason Mackenzie took some time to talk to Brighthand at MWC about the company's plans and how it hopes to combat its underdog status.
Free unlimited music streaming is no longer available for Pandora's mobile users.