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SmartPhone Articles for June of 2013Below are the 102 SmartPhone articles for June of 2013
Prior to the official start of Computex tomorrow in Taipei, Acer unveiled a new mid-range, 5.7-inch device, the Liquid S1.
Everyone is getting in on the phablet game, including Acer with its 5.7-inch Liquid S1. The special thing about it is that it's almost running stock Android. Almost...
Two new LG devices were unveiled via the reputable @evleaks Twitter account yesterday, including a follow-up to the Optimus L9 and a T-Mobile branded Optimus F6.
Inside sources are claiming that BlackBerry is ramping up production and intends to ship 30 to 40 million devices this year.
The Kazakhstan branch of Samsung appears to have accidentally outed the Galaxy S IV Zoom variant on one of its webpages that discusses a VIP service.
It may be a little late to the game, but Verizon Wireless has finally announced that it will be releasing the HTC One later this summer.
Released in January for iOS, Twitter's popular Vine app for video shooting and sharing is now downloadable for Android.
The latest device to join Sony's smartphone lineup will be the Xperia M: a mid-range Android device that is scheduled to arrive in the third quarter of this year.
Nokia's Windows Phone 8 flagship has finally arrived on Verizon Wireless in the form of the Lumia 928. Is this the Windows Phone that Big Red customers have been waiting[...]
The Nokia Lumia 928 is a Windows Phone 8 smartphone that is exclusive to Verizon Wireless. It has a 4.5-inch display, a 1.5 GHz, dual-core processor, and an 8.7-megapixel rear-facing[...]
Asus revealed a new phablet, the Fonepad Note FHD 6, at the Computex Taipei show in Taiwan this week.
Apple is delivering a sneak peek at its new iOS redesign, the week before the developers conference where iOS 7 is expected to be unveiled.
Inside sources are claiming that production of the HTC One mini, codenamed "M4", could begin in July, with the device launching shortly thereafter.
The BlackBerry Q10 is available for pre-order through AT&T starting today, with the device expected to start shipping on June 18.
Samsung officially revealed its ruggedized version of the Galaxy S IV, the Galaxy S IV Active, ahead of its June 20 event in London.
BlackBerry has another device in the works, the all-touchscreen A10, which is expected to be the company's new flagship smartphone and will launch in November.
The latest comScore numbers show that Apple is still smartphone OEM, though its iOS software still trails behind Android.
Users who are seeking a completely stock typing experience can now download the stock Android keyboard in the Google Play Store.
Images of Nokia's rumored 41MP handset have surfaced, showing off what could be the design for the manufacturer's newest handset.
As promised, BBM, the popular messaging service from BlackBerry, will be arriving on iOS and Android handsets for free later this month.
Though previously leaked, the entry-level LG Optimus F3 was officially announced today and will be available on Sprint beginning on June 14.
The popular photo app Instagram is rumored to finally be heading to Windows Phone on June 26, but as a Nokia exclusive.
Samsung has begun offering a software update for the Galaxy S IV which lets users move apps to an SD card. Yet so far, the update is available solely in[...]
A wireless charging-ready back cover and pad for the Galaxy S IV are available starting today through Samsung's online store.
Not long after news broke that the NSA has been collecting call records from Verizon, the WSJ now reports that data is also being collected from AT&T, Sprint, and other[...]
A recent FCC filing showing the BlackBerry Q5's compatibility with AT&T's 3G network vaguely hints at the possibility of the handset coming stateside.
New images of parts for the reported Apple iPhone 5S have surfaced, showing off a new home button design and more.
The same source that leaked supposed images of the upcoming 41-megapixel Nokia EOS handset has released a video that shows that the handset's camera has a mechanical shutter.
A recent FCC filing has confirmed that an HTC Windows Phone 8 device is in the works for the Sprint network.
Sprint has announced that its competitively-priced Vital 4G smartphone will be going on sale on June 14 for $100.
Acer's 5.7-inch Liquid S1 Phablet was revealed at Computex last week, and we went hands-on with the nearly-stock Android device in Taipei.
The entry-level Galaxy Ace 3, which will be available in both 3G and 4G LTE flavors, was officially announced by Samsung earlier today.
The Nokia Lumia 925 has now gone on sale in Germany, with other countries realeasing the Windows Phone 8 handset later on.
Sony's newest flagship handset, the Sony Xperia Z, is rumored to be the next device expected to be re-released with a stock version of Android.
Citigroup analyst Glen Young has stated that display production problems are slowing development of the Apple iPhone 5S an will likely delay its launch until early October.
At Computex 2013, Brighthand was able to take a look at the Acer Liquid S1 Phablet. Watch our video for a brief look at the Android device.
Apple unveiled the new UI to their mobile OS today, but iOS 7 will also include new features ranging from a Control Panel to a new voice for Siri, and[...]
A leaked document has indicated that the next phablet from Samsung, the Galaxy Note III, is already in limited production for testing purposes.
Nvidia's new Tegra 4i chip has popped up in a mysterious handset slated for a Q1 2014 release, and the only marking on the phone reads, "brand".
Supposed images of the camera-focused Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom have leaked, offering a first look at the upcoming handset.
An image of the ruggedized Casio Commando 4G LTE has leaked, depicting Verizon branding and a custom Android user interface.
Like with the other Galaxy S IV variants before it, leaks came and went before Samsung officially revealed the Galaxy S IV Zoom earlier today.
Recent rumors suggest that the next entry in Samsung's line of Galaxy S smartphones will feature an all-metal body for the first time.
The 11-year run of the Symbian OS will draw to a close this summer when Nokia ships the last of its units running the platform.
The previously- leaked HTC device codenamed M4 has been confirmed to be the HTC One Mini by an inside source, who also provided an image of the upcoming device.
The Galaxy S IV Active, which Samsung recently unveiled, will be available on AT&T starting on June 21 for $199.99 with a new two-year contract.
New features of the Apple iPhone 5S and the cheaper iPhone variant, both of which are expected to launch later this year, have been confirmed by a recent Reuters report.
Google I/O came and went with no mention of an update for the Android platform, but rumor has it that the new version of the OS is set to debut[...]
A recent image leak suggests that the upcoming HTC Butterfly S will offer BoomSound stereo speakers and the company's Sense 5 UI.
Anonymous sources from an Apple supply chain in Asia are saying that the company may be planning to release 4.7-inch and 5.7-inch devices sometime next year.
The Xperia ZU phablet from Sony, codenamed "Togari", looks to be a reality, with a recent leak supposedly revealing its specs, which include a 6.44-inch display.
The typical color slates of black and white for the iPhone may be seeing an addition come next generation, with the latest reports indicating that Apple is working on a[...]
Microsoft's Office Mobile suite is now available for download on the Apple iPhone...but there's a catch.
Recently leaked photos appear to confirm the 41-megapixel resolution of the Nokia EOS camera, while also suggesting that there could be a metallic variant of the device.
The old fear, that cell phones cause cancer, is busted. The new hotness is that cell phones can detect cancer.
Samsung has announced yet another Galaxy S IV variant that will support LTE-Advanced networks.
The latest rumors suggest that Instagram may be getting video clip support similar to the popular Vine app on June 20.
The Huawei Ascend P6 won't be announced until tomorrow, but Brighthand got an exclusive first look at the device and we're bringing you our early impressions.
The hit turn-based strategy remake XCOM: Enemy Unknown from Firaxis will be making its debut on iOS mobile devices later this week.
The BlackBerry 10.2 OS update, which is scheduled to be released later this year, will feature support for Android apps that run on version 4.2.2 or earlier of Google's OS.
A recent leak suggests that Google's upcoming Moto X smartphone will offer a 720p display and a 1.7 GHz Snapdragon processor.
Leaked images of the iPhone 5S reveal the display and bolster claims that the device will offer a fingerprint scanner.
In the wake of the recent departures of multiple executives from HTC, two have joined together to create a new smartphone company, Kazam.
T-Mobile has confirmed that the Sony Xperia Z flagship will be available on its network in the "coming weeks."
AT&T has officially announced that the QWERTY-equipped BlackBerry Q10 will be coming to its networks this Friday, June 21.
The Apple iPhone 5S is one step closer to becoming a reality it seems, with the latest batch of leaked images offering the clearest look at the phone's components so[...]
HTC officially revealed its next Andoird handset, the Butterfly S, at a press event in Taiwan earlier today.
According to prolific leaker @evleaks, Samsung's rumored Galaxy Mega 6.3 handset is expected to be heading to US Cellar.
The BlackBerry Q5, the more affordable QWERTY-equipped offering from BlackBerry, is set to make its world debut tomorrow in UAE.
Nokia recently teased its upcoming July 11 press event in New York, where it expects to unveil its Lumia EOS smartphone, and seemed to confirm the phone's resolution.
Apple, Samsung, and HTC are all reportedly working on liquid cooling devices for future handsets, with the devices expected to hit markets as early as Q4 of 2013.
The HTC One Mini, which the company has yet to officially confirm, may be headed to AT&T when it arrives later this year.
Samsung announced another Android-powered camera, the Galaxy NX, at its press event in London today, as well as new color options for the Galaxy S IV.
Samsung's slew of Galaxy S4 spin-off devices, including the Zoom, Active, and Mini, were all on-hand for testing in London tonight, so we gave them all a try.
Samsung's new camera/smartphone hybrid, the Galaxy NX, was on display at the company's press event in London, and here are some of our early impressions.
More Apple iPhone 5S images are leaking by the day, with the latest batch revealing some previously unknown specs about the device.
On August 7, LG is expected to release its new flagship handset, the LG Optimus G2, which will incorporate a Snapdragon 800.
In response to Twitter's Vine video service, Facebook has launched Video on Instagram.
An image of the Samsung Galaxy Note III leaked out on Twitter recently, showing off part of the upcoming phablet's design.
Nokia announced the debut of its colorful Asha 501 earlier today, with the phone launching this week in Thailand and Pakistan.
Even more images of the iPhone 5S have surfaced, revealing internals that seem to confirm that the phone will be powered by an A7 chip with 1GB of RAM.
The cross-platform messaging app WhatsApp now has more active users than either Twitter or Skype. Meanwhile, competition is heating up from Google and BlackBerry.
Sony announced the SmartWatch 2 from Shanghai today, giving users a wearable device that can pair up with their Android phones.
HTC is reportedly working on a new Windows 8 Phone for later this year that emulates the popular metal-based HTC One design.
Today, Sony officially announced its Xperia Z Ultra which, at 6.4 inches, toes the line between smartphone and tablet.
Production for Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Note III phablet may have been bumped up to as soon as August, if sources are to be believed.
Sony has begun issuing Android 4.2.2 updates for the Xperia Z.
It looks like the highly-anticipated Nokia Lumia EOS, which will be equipped with a 41-megapixel camera, will have a different name by the time it's released.
AT&T managed to sell off the remaining HTC First smartphones after lowering its price, effectively marking the end for the first Facebook handset.
The Samsung ATIV S Neo, one of the first two Windows Phone 8 smartphones to come to Sprint, will be available on the carrier's networks this summer.
HTC and Sprint have announced the new HTC 8XT with Windows Phone 8, and it will be one of the first devices on the platform to offer HTC BoomSound.
The Motorola X smartphone has popped its head up again, this time apparently running on Sprint's 4G LTE network in a leaked photo.
According to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, the company is nearing 100,000 apps in the Windows Store and has seen app downloads in the "hundreds of millions."
Shortly after announcing that the Shield would be released this week, Nvidia has said that the handheld's release will be delayed until July.
Two highly-anticipated smartphones for T-Mobile customers, the Nokia Lumia 925 and the Sony Xperia Z, won't be arriving on the network until July 14, according to a leaked roadmap.
HTC is offering a unique "glamor red" variant of its flagship One handset in the UK, which is set to release next month.
A new translation feature that uses Bing has been added to the Windows Phone Twitter app via a recent free update.
T-Mobile is gearing up for a new press conference next month, and the carrier is claiming that it will make its "boldest moves yet."
BlackBerry's earnings report for this past quarter was especially bleak, indicating major losses and a significant slowdown in sales of BB10 devices.
Apple is reportedly working on incorporating head motion controls for the iPhone and iPad into the upcoming iOS 7.
Images have surfaced of the next update for Google's mobile OS, Android 4.3, running on the Galaxy S4 Google Edition smartphone.
Nokia is looking to appeal to consumers with a new Lumia trade-in promotion.