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SmartPhone Articles for March of 2013Below are the 111 SmartPhone articles for March of 2013
After Google acquired Motorola in summer of 2011, many expected the company to start pumping out amazing smartphones and tablets. This hasn't happened yet, but it might start soon.
BlackBerry issued a new BlackBerry 10 update today. This adds a number of new features, and is already available on select carriers for download directly to devices.
Sprint announced the Sprint Force 4G today, an Android phone that is 4G LTE compatible, and available for only $50.
Wisconsin-based SnowShoe has released an app that allows users to automate every-day tasks on an iOS device.
The new generation of Qualcomm mobile processors can do more than just speed up your apps. With the 2013 generation of Snapdragon chips, Qualcomm is introducing Quick Charge 2.0, which[...]
If you're open to checking out alternative office suites for your iPad or iPhone, Polaris Office for iOS is now downloadable at an 80 percent discount. TabletPCReview has more details.
The initial $1.05 billion in damages Samsung was ordered to pay Apple for infringing on its design patents has been greatly reduced by roughly 40%. Get more from NotebookReview.
The next model in the wildly-popular Galaxy S series is going to be announced in mid-March, and Samsung has started on a campaign to build anticipation.
Device announcements are usually the name of the game with shows like MWC, but this year, it was software that ruled the day.
Sprint users who originally opted out of the company's device protection plan now have another chance to purchase the added protection for their phone, tablet, or other device.
An unconfirmed report says that Google plans on launching a Spotify-like streaming music service by the end of the year. TechnologyGuide has additional information.
The recently announced LG Optimus F5 is heading to Verizon under a new title. Now known as the Lucid 2, the new affordable LTE handset is expected to be available[...]
Microsoft is hoping to release the next major Windows Phone update, codenamed "Blue", by the holiday season, according to a recent job posting on the company's website.
Several images supposedly showing the design of the Samsung Galaxy S IV have been making the rounds on the Web. These are definitely not what this hotly-anticipated device will look[...]
Verizon CFO Fran Shammo expects subsidies for smartphones to fall over the next two to three years, meaning consumers will be paying more.
Opera's new WebKit-based browser for Android devices adds new features like Discover, Speed Dial, Save for Later, and an Off-Road mode.
The White House has publicly stated that consumers should be able to freely unlock their phones without the risk of criminal penalty or any other imposed punishment. Doing so is[...]
Twitter is discontinuing its TweetDeck mobile apps, six months after issuing strict rules for third-party developers who try to mimic the "Twitter experience."
The New York Times is reporting that Samsung?s upcoming flagship smartphone will feature eye movement so it can scroll web pages, emails, etc. Get more details from TechnologyGuide.
Google Play is celebrating the week of its first birthday by giving out price cuts and freebies on music, movies, books, TV shows, games, and more. TabletPCReview has additional info.
Those who can't wait for the official launch of the Samsung Galaxy S IV next week should be interested to learn that some of the important specifications of this upcoming[...]
Samsung announced that it is set to reveal a new 5.9-inch handset in the second half of 2013. The new handset is widely expected to be the Samsung Galaxy Note[...]
There is a flaw in the Samsung Galaxy S III that allows the security of the lockscreen to be quickly bypassed.
Twitter today introduced new versions of its app for the iPhone, iPad, and Android devices. Among the changes is one that will make it easier to find relevant past Tweets[...]
For the first time in the Apple App Store, Angry Birds is available for free, but with no word on whether it is for a limited time only.
Google has updated its Chrome browsers for Android and iOS, during the same week that its competitor Opera released the beta of a new WebKit-based Android rival. TabletPCReview has more.
Sprint will be the only major US wireless carrier to not offer the upcoming BlackBerry Z10, instead opting to wait for the release of the keyboard-based Q10 later this year.
The Google Maps app for iPhones and iPads added new features this week, aimed at making it easier to find nearby places and contact your friends.
With the expected upcoming reveal of the Samsung Galaxy S IV next week, retailers and Amazon and Wirefly are offering major deals on the Samsung Galaxy S III.
BlackBerry won't be selling cheap versions of its BlackBerry 10 devices, the company's CEO said. TechnologyGuide has the full story.
Rumors have been swirling that HTC, Facebook, and AT&T have joined together again to offer a social networking-focused Facebook smartphone. TechnologyGuide has additional details.
While the BlackBerry Z10 and its BlackBerry 10 operating system have been available in Canada and parts of Europe for months, the business-minded handset has yet to ship in the[...]
Motorola has begun offering upgrades to Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) for the Motorola Droid RAZR and Droid RAZR MAXX, which in the U.S. is offered exclusively by Verizon.
In the latest of a long string of updates, Skype's app for iPhones and iPads this week got a slicker UI for placing calls, plus new enhancements to chat.
There's no doubt that the U.S. debut of the BlackBerry Z10 is going to be in March. The big question is exactly when that's going to happen. A partial answer[...]
If you break your phone, who do you call (after getting a replacement phone, that is) to get the data off your old one?
Some pictures coming out of China might -- or might not -- have given the world an early look at the Samsung Galaxy S IV. UPDATED: A video of the[...]
The official announcement of the Galaxy S4 is in just three days, and Samsung is working to build the hype. It has released the second in a series of videos[...]
Did you ever wish you could make money off of the old music and movies cluttering up your cloud? Apple has filed a patent that just might make that happen[...]
AT&T has just announced that it will introduce the BlackBerry Z10 late next week. It is going to start taking pre-orders tomorrow for this device, the first with the new[...]
With Samsung's new flagship phone, the Galaxy S IV, on the horizon, it's imperative that customers avoid purchasing a Galaxy S III right now.
A Google executive recently made it clear that its Motorola subsidiary is going to step up its game. He could have been referring to the NXT, a device that will[...]
The BlackBerry Z10 is going to be available from three of the Big Four U.S. carriers, but Sprint has opted out. Instead, it's going to offer a follow-up model.
Those wondering what the Samsung Galaxy S IV will look like will be happy to see a picture of the device from Samsung itself.
For users of Sony's Xperia TL smartphone, AT&T has issued an update which combines Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) with DriveMode, an app that curbs driving while texting.
The BlackBerry Z10 is official, as is the new BlackBerry 10 operating system, both unveiled at special launch events held simultaneously around the world. Check out this video preview.
A rash of hardware failures among two major Windows Phone 8 devices, the HTC 8X and the Nokia Lumia 920, has users wondering what's happening and what's being done to[...]
While Verizon offers the most widespread LTE coverage, AT&T offers the fastest pure LTE speeds, according to a new study conducted by Root Metrics.
The Nokia Lumia 928, an updated version of the Lumia 920, is supposedly headed to Verizon as soon as next month, according to reports.
Rdio's updated iOS app lets you see what songs your friends are listening to on the streaming music service. A slick new UI features album artwork more prominently.
Breathometer is going to be the first smartphone breathalyzer. The accessory will quickly and easily measure blood alcohol level with the help of a corresponding application, and easily attach via[...]
The release of the HTC One in the UK has been pushed back from March 15 to the end of the month, with still no specific news about when it[...]
Google has just announced that Andy Rubin is no longer the head of Android development. TechnologyGuide has more details.
Good news HTC fans on Verizon: you're reportedly going to be getting this phone maker's flagship smartphone after all.
Samsung will officially announce its next flagship handset, the Galaxy S IV, tomorrow at an event in NYC. We take one last look at what to expect from the next-gen[...]
BlackBerry has announced Secure Work Space, which will try to help iOS and Android users separate their personal and work mobile data later this year
PayPal has acquired Duff Research to help enhance its mobile wallet app, which didn't fare too well in a recent pilot test with major retailers at a shopping mall.
Samsung went to Radio Music Hall tonight to take the wraps off its new signature smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S IV.
Following Samsung's Unboxed event in New York City tonight, we got to spend some face-to-screen time with its "next big thing," the Galaxy S IV.
Not to be outdone, HTC had reps on site hawking the new -- but currently unreleased -- HTC One smartphone at Samsung's Unpacked event in New York City today.
Saint Patrick's Day is almost here, and there is no better time for enjoying a good beer. TechnologyGuide has some apps that can help you pick the right one.
When Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S IV last night, it was a bit vague on one important detail: what processor will its new flagship smartphone use. This is because it[...]
Did you miss the official unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy S IV? It's not too late to see it.
The next iteration of Samsung's flagship handset has been revealed. How does the Galaxy S IV compare to its predecessor?
Last week, an unconfirmed report indicated that Verizon would be offering HTC's flagship smartphone. This device maker says this isn't true.
T-Mobile plans to begin offering LTE coverage before the end of this month. Rivals Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint aleady have LTE networks. Get more details from TechnologyGuide.
T-Mobile is releasing a significant software update for the Samsung Galaxy Note II, which will activate support for the company's 4G LTE network.
The new HTC One flagship smartphone has the potential to make a real splash in the Android market with the way it brings excellence to the table in nearly all[...]
The HTC One is an Android 4.1.2 handset with the Sense 5 UI. It has an aluminum unibody design and is powered by a 1.7 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. Other[...]
Yahoo has updated its iOS app for Flickr with hashtag support, while also starting a weekly photo challenge called #FlickrFriday.
AT&T is about to introduce three new Mobile Share plans for those want to use a lot of wireless data, and aren't adverse to paying a lot for it.
Some details on the fifth-generation Google Nexus smartphone have supposedly leaked out. This device will apparently join the ranks of large phones, and include an unusually good camera.
The latest word from Corning, the makers of Gorilla Glass, is that flexible displays are closer to becoming a reality than we think.
Today Apple released iOS 6.1.3 in hopes of fixing its lock screen bypass bug.
Verizon begins rolling out its Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) upgrade for the Droid 4 by Motorola today. New features include Google Now and expanded notifications.
A new update to Skype's Windows Phone 8 app brings HD video for higher-end handsets, along with reactivation of the People Hub feature disabled in January.
With tax season now in full swing, your smartphone or tablet can act as a helpful mobile assistant. Here are nine Android apps which can ease the tax prep process.
A new security flaw has been discovered in Samsung Android smartphones which could let an exploiter bypass the lockscreen and unlock the phone.
The BlackBerry Z10 is going to debut from AT&T tomorrow, and T-Mobile is going to introduce it just a few later.
Samsung officially unveiled its next flagship smartphone last week, and has released a video of a company rep putting the Galaxy S IV through its paces.
A "virtual teardown" has revealed that the recently-announced Samsung Galaxy S IV has a significantly higher bill of materials than that of its predecessor.
With talks reportedly under way with major record labels, Amazon joins Google and Apple among Intenet giants rumored to be planning services like those of Spotify.
Those wondering what Apple's next-generation smartphone will look like need to look no farther than the company's current iPhone 5, as its replace is reportedly going to be very similar,[...]
The popular streaming internet radio service Pandora is now available on Windows Phone 8, and it's both ad-free and free of charge.
In a Gmail app update, users of Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) and up get faster notifications and reply, while other Android customers receive smaller improvements.
The number of available BlackBerry 10 apps now exceeds 100,000. New additions include big names like Amazon Kindle, Open Table, and the Wall Street Journal.
AT&T has just become the first U.S. carrier to make the BlackBerry Z10 available to any customer. This device is the first with BlackBerry 10, a more consumer-friendly operating system[...]
The unique Project Shield handheld from Nvidia is close to becoming a reality, as the company's CEO revealed on Tuesday that it expects the device to reach the market by[...]
HTC has just announced what most people had already guessed by this point: the HTC One isn't going to be released for at least another week or so.
Perfect for shooting wide-angle, macro and fisheye photography, it's a fun accessory for your iPhone. Get more from DigitalCameraReview.
A recent report done by J.D. Power & Associates has found that, generally speaking, satisfaction among smartphone users is rising, and that satisfaction has increased substantially since 2012.
With all of the smartphones available on Big Red's network, it could be tough to choose which one is right for you. Here are the ones we think are the[...]
Nvidia's surprise announcement from CES, Project Shield, was available for testing at PAX East this weekend, so we made sure to get our hands on it and give it a[...]
The rules are different for smartphones, which is why Windows Phone 8 support will end after just two years.
Apparently no U.S. carrier is going t pick up the Sony Xperia XL, but those in those country who are interested in this high-end phone will soon be able to[...]
T-Mobile unveiled its new contract-free pricing plans. The plans offer unlimited talk and text, and now are available to T-Mobile consumers as part of the telecom's "Uncarrier" initiative.
Starting on May 1, all new iOS apps submitted to the App Store must be compatible with the Retina display, and all new iPhone apps must support a four-inch screen.
With the acquired technology, Apple is expected to build an indoor mapping app to compete with those of Google and Microsoft.
At a press event this morning, T-Mobile revealed the date many of its customers have been wait for: the iPhone 5 will be released by this carrier on Friday, April[...]
In addition to revealing when it will introduce the iPhone, T-Mobile also stepped up to the plate today by introducing its 4G LTE network in select cities.
T-Mobile announced at its Un-carrier event in New York today that it is now offering its Simple Choice Plan, a tiered, contract-free service for its subscribers. This is replacing the[...]
Shortly after its release on AT&T, the BlackBerry Z10 has shown up on T-Mobile's network. The timing seems fortuitous for the carrier, with the simultaneous release of its new LTE[...]
It's a big day for T-Mobile. Among a spate of other announcements, the carrier revealed its release date and price for the Samsung Galaxy S IV.
The HTC One and the Sony Xperia Z, two of the biggest flagship handsets of the year, face off in this head-to-head comparison. Which one is best for you?
Verizon Wireless has joined the ranks of AT&T and T-Mobile, as the company is now offering the BlackBerry Z10. The new handset runs on the BB 10 OS and offers[...]
Most U.S. carriers haven't even announced when they are going to release the Samsung Galaxy S IV . Still, AT&T took a step closer today, when it revealed when it[...]
Android users traveling to other countries will no longer need to hook up to the Internet before ordering dinner, due to a new Google Translate feature.
Facebook has sent out an invitation to the press to see the company's new home on Android. Will consumers see a modified OS, or is this a chance for Facebook[...]
Smartphone users spend much more time viewing videos with apps like YouTube or Netflix than with browsers, but specific viewing tastes vary from country to country.
Sprint has introduced an update for the older Samsung Galaxy S II to Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean). This is available now over the wire, not over the air.
Telenav's newly updated Scout for iPhone will authomatically share your ETA with friends as you drive. The app can now guide you to calendar appointments, too.