June 2014 SmartPhone Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for June 2014. If you are looking for an article on a particular day or on a particular topic, you can use the menu on the right to narrow your search

SmartPhone Articles for June of 2014

Below are the 25 SmartPhone articles for June of 2014

Tizen Finally Coming to Samsung Phones

Tizen is finally coming to smartphones in the form of the Samsung Galaxy Z.

iOS 8 Coming this Fall with New Keyboards and Connectivity Features

Judging by its new features, Apple iOS 8 is all about connectivity and communication between not only users, but apps and other programs, and it's obvious that Apple is looking[...]

What’s the Real Difference Between iOS and Android? Readers React

Our recent article comparing the differences between Android and iOS sparked a heated debate in the Brighthand forum on the relative value of both platforms, and particularly on their ease[...]

New HTC One Sheds Price, Ditches Metal for Plastic

HTC has confirmed that a less expensive version of their hit HTC One smartphone will be coming to select markets in early June.

To Contract or Not to Contract: Surveying the Prepaid Smartphone Service Landscape

Signing up for a prepaid service is still the best way to save smartphone cash, but how can you know which budget-friendly plan is right for you? We examine a[...]

Best iPhone Apps: SquareOne

The new SquareOne app does an admirable job of silencing the noise of an everyday inbox. For any iPhone and Gmail user that's flooded with emails they don't actually care[...]

TechnologyGuide Is Giving Away Tablets

We have tablets to give away! All kinds of devices pass through the TechnologyGuide test lab, and we need to make room for the new by giving away the relatively[...]

Buying the Uncarrier: The Effects and Challenges of a Sprint/T-Mobile Merger

A multi-billion dollar merger between Sprint and T-Mobile appears imminent. We take a look at how the massive consolidation would affect each carrier's customers, and whether or not it stands[...]

How to Turn Your Smartphone Into a Wi-Fi Hotspot

Looking to work while away from the office? Here's how to unlock the potential of a smartphone to work poolside this summer.

Cricket Bringing Nokia Lumia 1320 Phablet to US

Nokia's supersized Lumia 1320 phablet will arrive on AT&T's newest prepaid subsidiary later this week.

Best Android Apps: Addappt

Addappt has come to Android, giving users a nifty, modern way to keep their friends filled in when they change their contact data.

Huawei Ascend P7 Review: Another Step Forward

The Ascend P7 is a surprisingly capable alternative to the usual flagships, and it arrives at a relative discount. Find out if it's worth taking a chance on Huawei in[...]

Is the Moto E Too Cheap or a Budget Buyer’s Dream? Readers React

Motorola's aggressively attacking the low-end phone market with its $130 Moto E, but is such an ultra-budget device too cheap for comfort? A few of you shared your thoughts.

Amazon Apps Coming to BlackBerry

BlackBerry has announced a deal that will bring the Amazon App Store to its mobile devices, nearly tripling BlackBerry?s app offerings.

The Amazon Phone is Here, and It’s Called the Fire Phone

The long-awaited Amazon Phone has arrived. It's called the Fire Phone, it's got lots of cameras, and it's exclusive to AT&T. Read on to get the rundown on Amazon's great[...]

T-Mobile’s “Un-Carrier” Movement Continues with iPhone Loaners and Music Streaming

T-Mobile is looking to lure customers through music services, a try-before-you-buy program, and improved data and call options.

HTC One (M8) Harman Kardon Edition Review: The Sound of Sprint

Designed as a high-end phone for audiophiles, the HTC One (M8) Harman Kardon edition is a great concept, but proves to be its own worst enemy.

Best Windows Phone Apps: Doodle Buddy

Doodle Buddy is a fun little drawing app that can be just as effective for your business as it is for your kids.

Facebook Slingshot Review: Communication Breakdown

Facebook's latest social connector is Slingshot, a photo sharing app that puts a unique, and often frustrating, spin on the Snapchat way of communicating.

Nokia X2 Marks Microsoft’s Push into Android

Microsoft has officially launched its first Android smartphone, the Nokia X2. Like its predecessor, the Nokia X, the X2 offers modest hardware and a heavily-modified UI for cheap.

Android Wear Details Emerge, Reveal Smartphone Syncing Features

Google announced its wearables platform, Android Wear, in March but at its annual Google I/O developer conference on Wednesday afternoon, the tech giant gave a hands-on preview of the software[...]

Google Previews Android ‘L’ Release at Google I/O

Google gave a glimpse of Android's next redesign at its annual Google I/O conference today, and it appears as if the world's most popular mobile OS will look noticeably different[...]

Samsung Gear Live and LG G Watch Up For Pre-Order Now, Moto 360 Coming This Summer

The first Android Wear smartwatches have been formally unveiled, and two of them are available for pre-order right now. Here's a quick rundown of the LG G Watch, Samsung Gear[...]

Nokia Lumia Icon Review: The Last Great Nokia Phone

For Verizon users who can buy what Windows Phone is selling, the Lumia Icon is a no-brainer purchase. Find out why in our review.

Best iPhone Apps: Yesware

Yesware is a nifty productivity booster that lets enterprise users see who is clicking on and engaging with their emails.