August 2010 SmartPhone Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for August 2010. 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 August of 2010

Below are the 149 SmartPhone articles for August of 2010

Samsung Vibrant Available for Half Off

The list price for T-Mobile's newly-released Samsung Vibrant is $200 with contract, but some online stores are selling this powerful Android OS smartphone for half that. There's a catch, though.

Android OS 2.2 Upgrades for Motorola Droid X, HTC Droid Incredible Apparently Delayed

Recent unconfirmed reports indicated that the Motorola Droid X and the HTC Droid Incredible would get simultaneous upgrades to the latest version of Google's Android OS a week from today,[...]

HTC Legend Review

The HTC Legend is a mid-range Android OS-based smartphone that's the replacement for the popular HTC Hero. It's available in Europe now, and a U.S. release is expected soon. Dragan[...]

iPhone 4 Can Now Be Easily Jailbroken

A browser-based tool for jailbreaking Apple's latest smartphone is now available. This allows users to run software on the new iPhone 4 that hasn't been authorized by Apple.

Most Popular Smartphones of July 2010

At the beginning of each month, Brighthand publishes a list of the smartphones that readers have shown the most interest in during the preceding four weeks. This month's listing is[...]

BlackBerry OS 6.0 Expected To Debut Tomorrow

The next generation of the BlackBerry operating system is almost certainly going to be officially unveiled at an event in NYC tomorrow. BlackBerry OS 6.0 is going to bring really[...]

HTC EVO 4G Upgrade to Android OS 2.2 Going Out Now

Sprint has begun sending out an over-the-air system software upgrade for the HTC EVO 4G. The latest version of Google's operating system, Android OS 2.2, brings support for Adobe Flash[...]

Samsung Promises to Fix AT&T’s Captivate and T-Mobile’s Vibrant GPS Problems

Samsung has admitted that some of its most recent Android OS smartphones have problems with their GPS receivers, but has committed to fixing them. The location issues affect both the[...]

Video of Nokia’s and Intel’s MeeGo OS Leaks Out

Nokia and Intel are hard at work on the MeeGo OS, a new operating system that Nokia is going to use on its upcoming high-end smartphones. A major feature that[...]

BlackBerry Torch 9800 Breaks New Ground for AT&T

AT&T and RIM have just taken the wraps off the BlackBerry Torch 9800, which will be the first in this popular line of smartphones to offer a touchscreen and a[...]

Motorola Droid X vs. HTC EVO 4G: Which Is Better?

The Motorola Droid X the HTC EVO 4G are a pair of recently-released Android OS smartphones that have much in common, including very large displays and fast processors. So the[...]

BlackBerry Bold 9700, Bold 9650 Getting an Upgrade to OS 6.0, BlackBerry Storm2 Is Not

Today is the official unveiling of BlackBerry OS 6.0, and RIM has announced the short list of smartphones that will be getting upgrades. The two most recent Bold models are[...]

Motorola Droid’s Android OS 2.2 Upgrade Won’t Include Hotspot Software

When the version of Google's Android OS 2.2 for the original Motorola Droid is released later this week, it won't include software that allows it to act as a mobile[...]

Motorola Droid Owners Can Manually Install Android OS 2.2

Motorola and Verizon are going to send the original Motorola Droid an upgrade to Android OS 2.2 this week, but those who are impatient can already update their smartphone manually.[...]

Motorola Sage Could Be AT&T’s Next Android OS Smartphone

A collection of images of the Motorola Sage have leaked out of AT&T. Not all the details on this upcoming model are available yet, but it will supposedly run Google's[...]

Android-based Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Getting Close to an AT&T Release

The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 could be released by AT&T in the next few weeks. This Android OS smartphone offers a large, high-resolution display, a 1 GHz processor and a[...]

Samsung Vibrant Review

The Samsung Vibrant is currently the only high-end Android OS smartphone in T-Mobile's lineup. Antoine Wright brings us a review of a mobile with a large touchcreen, a fast processor,[...]

Give an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch Access to a 4G Network with Clear’s iSpot

Clear is now offering the iSpot, a relatively inexpensive mobile Wi-Fi router that can share a WiMAX connection with a number of devices... all of which run Apple's iOS.

Employees Get a Voice in Business Phones and Gadgets, Despite Security Risks

Regardless of the presence or absence of security risks, employees in many places now carry lots of clout around choosing which smartphones and other gadgets to use, according to a[...]

Sony Ericsson Vivaz Headed for AT&T

Sony Ericsson has accidentally revealed that one of its smartphones is on the way to AT&T before the official announcement. The highlight of the Sony Ericsson Vivaz is its 8.1[...]

Verizon Customers Could Be Waiting Months for the Samsung Fascinate

Both AT&T and T-Mobile have introduced their versions of the Samsung Galaxy S, but Verizon has not yet begun offering the version it promised. Dubbed the Samsung Fascinate, this will[...]

iPhone 4 Security Hole that Allows Easy Jailbreaking Being Closed by Apple

Apple has promised to close a flaw in iOS 4 that allows the iPhone 4 to be easily jailbroken. Two security holes could also be used by less ethical hackers[...]

Samsung Epic 4G with WiMAX Might Launch in Just Under a Week

The eagerly-anticipated Samsung Epic 4G is reportedly going to be released by Sprint in the middle of next week. This Android OS smartphone is going to be well supplied with[...]

First Image of Verizon’s Samsung Gem Leaks Out

Verizon has introduced a bevy of Android OS smartphones in the last few months, and it seems like the flood is going to continue. One of the models supposedly headed[...]

Motorola Droid X Getting Android OS 2.2 Upgrade by Early September

A member of the Motorola Droid X support team says that this new smartphone will get an upgrade to Android OS 2.2 by early next month. The latest version of[...]

Motorola Droid’s Android OS 2.2 Upgrade Initially Won’t Include Adobe Flash App

Those who have already received the Android OS 2.2 upgrade for the original Motorola Droid got a surprise: it's missing the promised Adobe Flash software. This app is coming in[...]

Evidence Mounting that Next-Generation Apple iPod touch Will Offer Video Chatting

The Apple iPhone 4 allows users to make video calls with an app called FaceTime. There's new evidence that the next iPod touch will also offer this feature thanks to[...]

What New Feature Do You Most Want to See Become Standard on Smartphones?

Over time, features that were once available only in high-end models trickle down to become standard on virtually every smartphone. What currently cutting-edge feature would you most like to see[...]

Scandal Brings Down HP CEO Mark Hurd

The CEO of HP has resigned in the wake of revelations that he'd been accused of sexual harassment and was guilty of financial improprieties. Mark Hurd is credited with turning[...]

Motorola Droid 2 Release on Aug. 12 Essentially Confirmed

Information leaking out of the retailer Best Buy indicates that the Motorola Droid 2 is going to be released a few days from now. This is is just the latest[...]

Get an Early Early Glimpse of HTC’s 1.2 GHz Android OS Slider for Verizon

Android OS smartphones with 1 GHz processors are becoming increasingly common, and device makers are getting ready to move on to faster chips. Some images and specifications of an HTC[...]

Dell Streak First-look Review

The highly-anticipated Dell Streak is going to be released soon. J. R. Nelson brings us his first impressions of this Android OS-based tablet phone, which includes a 5-inch touchscreen and[...]

T-Mobile Promises the Motorola Charm is ”Coming Soon”

T-Mobile unveiled the Motorola Charm a month ago, and then apparently ran into a snag because this Android OS smartphone still hasn't been released. The carrier has now added the[...]

On the Road with the Motorola Droid

Brighthand's Ed Hardy recently took an trip with the Motorola Droid as his main way of keeping in touch with the rest of the world. He shares his experiences using[...]

Android OS 2.2 Is Coming to the LG Ally

The LG Ally, a smartphone recently released by Verizon with Android OS 2.1, is getting an upgrade to version 2.2. The latest version of Google's operating system will bring support[...]

HTC Desire HD Shows Up in Leaked Image

An equivalent of the very high-end HTC EVO 4G for GSM-based carriers is supposedly in the offing. Dubbed the HTC Desire HD, this Android OS 2.2 smartphone will be built[...]

The Man Behind the iPhone 4 Has Left Apple

The person in charge of developing the hardware for the iPhone 4 has abruptly left Apple. Mark Papermaster's departure comes in the wake of a widely publicized problem with the[...]

Motorola Droid 2’s Price Leaks Out

Verizon is expected to introduce the Motorola Droid 2 later this week, though that hasn't yet been officially announced. The price for this high-end Android OS smartphone has now leaked[...]

HTC Desire HD Stars in a Short Video

Details and pictures of an upcoming but unannounced high-end smartphone from HTC have been appearing on the Web in the last few days. The latest leak is a video showing[...]

BlackBerry Curve 3G Headed for T-Mobile

T-Mobile USA has just officially announced plans to offer the BlackBerry Curve 3G. This consumer-oriented smartphone will eventually replace the BlackBerry Curve 8520 in the carrier's lineup.

Motorola Droid Gets a Price Cut

Verizon has dropped the price of the original Motorola Droid by $50. This is probably intended to help clear out inventory of this Android OS based smartphone with a sliding[...]

AT&T Commits to Android-based Sony Ericsson Xperia X10

The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 will be released by AT&T next week. This Android OS smartphone offers a large, high-resolution display, a 1 GHz processor and a 8.1 megapixel camera,[...]

Hulu Plus for iPhone Review

Hulu Plus allows iPhone users to watch TV episodes whenever and wherever it's convenient. This streaming video app offers whole seasons of many classic shows and a selection of current[...]

Motorola Droid Pro Headed to Verizon this Fall

Verizon Wireless and Motorola have teamed together for several models in the popular Droid series. This cooperation is reportedly going to continue later this year with the Motorola Droid Pro,[...]

Back To School Buyer’s Guide 2010

Students are constantly on the go, and a smartphone lets you keep in touch whether you're on the way to class or to spring break. Our Back to School Buyer's[...]

Motorola Droid 2 Officially Ready to Launch on Thursday

Verizon Wireless has just announced that it is going to introduce the Motorola Droid 2 on Thursday. This high-end model is going to run Google Android OS 2.2 on a[...]

Samsung Captivate Available for Just $50 to New AT&T Subscribers

The Samsung Captivate is AT&T's first high-end Android OS smartphone, offering a large touchscreen, a fast processor, 16 GB of internal storage, and a range of other features. It normally[...]

Dell Streak Tablet Phone To Launch on Friday

Dell has just announced that it is going to launch the highly-anticipated Dell Streak later this week. This cutting-edge tablet phone will include a 5-inch touchscreen, a 1 GHz processor,[...]

The ”Must-Have” Features for Student Smartphones

When someone is setting out to buy a smartphone, it's important to get one with all the features they need. This guide goes through the possibilities, discussing the features that[...]

Motorola Droid 2

The Motorola Droid 2 is a high-end smartphone running Google’s Android OS. It is based on a 1 GHz processor, and it has a large touchscreen and sliding keyboard. Naturally,[...]

Samsung Epic 4G with WiMAX Might Debut Late this Month

Sprint officially unveiled the Samsung Epic 4G in June, but has yet to say exactly when this eagerly-anticipated Android OS smartphone is going to be released. An inside source says[...]

Motorola Droid Android OS 2.2 Upgrade Going Out Now

A great many users of the Motorola Droid received their promised Android OS 2.2 upgrade overnight, and the remainder should receive it in short order. The latest version of Google's[...]

Motorola Droid 2 Now Available on Verizon’s Website

Verizon Wireless has just begun taking online orders for the Motorola Droid 2, its latest high-end smartphone running Google's Android OS. This model is based on a 1 GHz processor,[...]

Dell Droid 2

The Motorola Droid 2 is a high-end smartphone running Google’s Android OS. This model is based on a 1 GHz processor, and it has a large touchscreen and sliding keyboard.[...]

Dell Streak

Dell’s tablet phone is well supplied with high-end features, starting with its 5-inch, WVGA (800 x 480 pixel) capacitive touchscreen. The Streak runs Google’s mobile operating system on a 1[...]

BlackBerry Torch 9800

The Torch 9800 breaks new ground in a couple of ways: it’s the first BlackBerry to offer both a touchscreen and a sliding keyboard. Other features include 3G, Wi-Fi, a[...]

Samsung Epic 4G Release Date Officially Announced

Sprint has revealed that the much-anticipated Samsung Epic 4G is going to launch at the very end of this month, and that it will cost more than had been predicted.[...]

iPhone Security Hole Closed by iOS 4.0.2

Apple has released iOS 4.0.2, a new version of the operating system used by the iPhone and iPod touch. This fixes a security flaw that puts these devices at risk[...]

BlackBerry Torch Launches from AT&T

AT&T has just become the first carrier in the world to offer the BlackBerry Torch. This breaks new ground in a couple of ways: it's the first in RIM's popular[...]

Android OS 3.0-based PlayStation Phone May Resemble the PSP Go

The first report that a PlayStation Phone is in development surfaced earlier this year, and now some additional details of it have leaked out of Sony Ericsson. This device will[...]

iPhone 4 Version Possibly Headed for Verizon Getting Closer to Production

A version of the Apple iPhone 4 with support for the CDMA wireless standard is reportedly moving along in the testing process. This model will debut from Verizon in January,[...]

Dell Thunder Android OS Smartphone Appears In Leaked Pictures

The Dell Thunder is one of a group of upcoming Android OS-based smartphones from Dell. Word of it first leaked out in the spring, and now a series of pictures[...]

Google Releases Free Voice Control Software for Android OS

Google has just introduced Voice Actions for Android. This feature allows users to control their smartphone with a selected group of spoken commands. It can perform many common actions, like[...]

Samsung Epic 4G First Look Review

Sprint's second smartphone with WiMAX, the Samsung Epic 4G, is going to launch at the very end of this month. Jamison Cush has already had a chance to try this[...]

Dell Streak Android OS Tablet Phone Now Available

Dell has just begun selling the highly-anticipated Dell Streak. This cutting-edge tablet phone runs the Android OS on a 1 GHz processor, plus it includes a 5-inch touchscreen and support[...]

Many Verizon Subscribers Qualify for Early Motorola Droid 2 Subsidy

Verizon is offering a special deal to its customers who want to buy a Motorola Droid 2: anyone who would be eligible for a discounted upgrade at any time before[...]

Pictures of Samsung’s Second Windows Phone 7 Device Leak Out

Samsung is apparently prepping a second model running Microsoft's upcoming Windows Phone 7. Leaked images show this will be much more angular than an earlier model from this company that[...]

RIM vs. India and Saudi Arabia: Let’s Make a Deal on Encrypted Data

India could be inching closer to Saudi Arabia in reaching an agreement for Research in Motion (RIM) to comply with demands for access to the encrypted messages of BlackBerry customers.[...]

Best Wireless Phone Plans for Students

Many households today are sending their kids off to school with shiny new cell phones and wireless plans in hand. Choices around students' wireless phones can be much more complicated[...]

Samsung To Fix AT&T’s Captivate and T-Mobile’s Vibrant GPS Problem Next Month

Samsung has promised to deal with a bug in its most recent Android OS smartphones. The problems the Samsung Captivate and Samsung Vibrant have with their GPS receivers will be[...]

Motorola Droid’s Second Android OS 2.2 Upgrade To Bring Adobe Flash Support (Updated)

According to Motorola, the Android OS 2.2 upgrade that is going out now for the original Motorola Droid does not include support for Adobe Flash. This will be added in[...]

Verizon’s iPhone Could Have a Larger Screen, Faster Processor

The version of the Apple iPhone that is supposedly heading to Verizon in January might be significantly different from the current model. A source familiar with this smartphone says both[...]

Analyst: Android OS Is Now Number One in the U.S.

After jumping over the BlackBerry OS to turn into the most widely used mobile operating system in the U.S., Google's Android OS is now on track to take over the[...]

Mobile Gaming Expected To Soar as Focus Turns to Cell Phones

Video game manufacturers are turning their attention to mobile phones as sales of handheld and console gaming systems stall as a result of consumers' reluctance to invest in new gaming[...]

Sprint Taking Reservations for the Samsung Epic 4G

The Samsung Epic 4G is going to debut at the end of this month, and Sprint is allowing customers to reserve this cutting-edge Android OS smartphone, which will offer WiMAX,[...]

Android-based Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Now Available from AT&T

Today is the launch of the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 from AT&T. This Android OS smartphone has a surprisingly low price given its many high-end features: a large touchscreen, 1[...]

WiMAX Provider Clearwire To Test LTE, Might Lead to Sprint Offering LTE Phones

WiMAX provider and Sprint partner Clearwire is pushing ahead with a trial of rival 4G technology. This could eventually lead to Sprint using LTE as its 4G standard in addition[...]

HTC Droid Incredible Could Get Android OS 2.2 Upgrade this Week

Verizon will begin sending Android OS 2.2 to the HTC Droid Incredible in just a couple of days, if an unconfirmed report is correct. This will bring new features, including[...]

Dell Streak Tablet Phone To Skip Android OS 2.1, Go Straight to OS 2.2

The Dell Streak debuted with Android OS 1.6, but Dell has committed to releasing an operating system upgrades for it. According to an official source at Dell, this device is[...]

Specifications for Two HTC Android OS 2.2 Smartphones Leak Out

Many of the details of two upcoming models from HTC have leaked out. One will be a mid-range smartphone with a keyboard, while the second will be an entry-level device.[...]

Verizon Finally Catches Up to Demand for the HTC Droid Incredible

The HTC Droid Incredible has been on backorder practically since Verizon released it in April. Now, however, customers no longer have to wait weeks for this high-end Android OS smartphone.

Brighthand’s New Design Takes Flight

Brighthand has a brand new look and feel! The new design is highly navigable and makes it easy to make the right call in terms of selecting a smartphone that[...]

VIDEO: HTC Droid Incredible vs. Motorola Droid: Which Is the Better Option?

How do the HTC Droid Incredible and the Motorola Droid compare to each other? In the below video, we examine both smartphones.

Nokia N8 Entertainment-Oriented Smartphone Can Now Be Pre-ordered

Nokia USA has just begun taking pre-orders for a smartphone that will boast a 12 megapixel camera. The Nokia N8 is going to be a Symbian^3 model with a range[...]

Oracle Calls Patent Foul Against Google and Android OS

Enterprise software giant Oracle Corp. last week filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Google, claiming its Android operating system violates a number of key Java patents.

Is the Next webOS Smartphone Right Around the Corner?

Many have been wondering when the successor for the Palm Pre is going to be released. Some evidence points to the next webOS-based smartphone coming out very soon.

iPhone/iPad Developer Conference To Focus on How Not Why of Mobile Apps

In September, BZ Media will present a three-day conference that will focus on creating apps for the iPhone and iPad, linking mobile apps to key back-end business systems, and successfully[...]

Nokia X3 Touch and Type To Have Touchscreen, Keypad

The wraps have just come off the Nokia X3 Touch and Type, an upcoming entry-level smartphone that will be Nokia's first to include both a touchscreen and a numberpad.

BlackBerry 9670 Headed for Sprint and Verizon

The BlackBerry 9670 will supposedly be RIM's first smartphone with a clamshell design and a QWERTY keyboard. Unconfirmed reports indicate that this device is going to be offered by[...]

Barnes & Noble Introduces nook app for iPhone, iPod touch

Barnes & Noble has just released an app that allows iOS-based devices to access ebooks created for the nook eReader. This gives users access to over a million ebooks on[...]

R2-D2 Edition of Motorola Droid 2 Coming Next Month

Verizon is going to release a special R2-D2 edition of the Motorola Droid 2. This will have a look that matches the lovable robot from "Star Wars" but still offers[...]

T-Mobile G2 Coming Soon with HSPA+

T-Mobile has just announced plans to offer the T-Mobile G2, a follow-up to its initial smartphone running Google's Android OS. The specifications of this model have not yet been revealed,[...]

Samsung Vibrant Temporarily Available from T-Mobile for Half Price

T-Mobile's regular price for the Samsung Vibrant is $200 with contract, but today only the carrier is offering this high-end Android OS smartphone for just $99.

Verizon Could Be Prepping Motorola Droid 2 World Edition

The Motorola Droid 2 only supports Verizon's CDMA/EV-DO network, which means it can't be used outside of the U.S. According to an unconfirmed report, a worldphone version of this Android[...]

BlackBerry Storm3 Might Debut Later than Previously Thought

A new touchscreen-oriented smartphone from RIM is expected this fall. However, Verizon is reportedly not going to introduce the BlackBerry Storm3 as soon as had been previously rumored.

Samsung Intercept Review

The Samsung Intercept is an Android OS device from Sprint that has an mid-level feature set. Antoine Wright brings us a review of a smartphone with a 3-inch touchscreen, sliding[...]

Motorola Charm To Launch Next Week

The Motorola Charm, a smartphone T-Mobile unveiled over a month ago, is finally nearing release. This inexpensive Android OS-based device with a focus on messaging will be on store shelves[...]

Nokia N9 MeeGo-based Smartphone Appears in Leaked Images

The first pictures of the Nokia N9 have appeared. This device is apparently going to be the replacement for the N900, and the first phone based on MeeGo, an operating[...]

Verizon Testing $99 Unlimited Service Plan

Verizon Wireless is reportedly letting customers in a couple of test markets sign up for a $99 "all you can eat" plan. This is $20 less than the carrier currently[...]

Many High-End Smartphones Are Backordered, but Not All

Demand is so high for several of the cutting-edge smartphones that debuted this summer that customers have to wait weeks to get them. Other newly-released models are available without delay.

BlackBerry Torch Available for $100 Off

AT&T's price for the newly-released

LG Promises 10 New Smartphones By Year’s End

LG has committed to releasing 10 new smartphones before the end of 2010. These will be a mix of devices running either Google Android OS or Microsoft Windows Phone 7.

Motorola Droid Pro Might Actually Be the Motorola Droid 2 World Edition

Rumors of a worldphone version of the Motorola Droid 2 have been circulating recently, as have early reports on the Motorola Droid Pro. According to an industry source, these two[...]

Motorola Droid 2 First-look Review

The Motorola Droid 2 is Verizon's latest high-end smartphone running Google's Android OS. Jen Edwards brings us a review of a model with a 1 GHz processor, large touchscreen, and[...]

Take a Second Look at the T-Mobile G2

T-Mobile USA has committed to introducing the T-Mobile G2 in the near future, but hasn't revealed many details on it. A new set of images of this upcoming Android OS[...]

LG C900: A Windows Phone 7 Model Headed for AT&T

The first images have come the light of the LG C900, which will apparently be one of AT&T's first models running Microsoft Windows Phone 7. This smartphone will be a[...]

Brave Motorola Droid X Owners Can Install an Unofficial Android OS 2.2 Upgrade

The Motorola Droid X's official upgrade to Android OS 2.2 isn't expected for several more weeks, but those who are getting impatient can go ahead and install a beta version.[...]

For iPod Touch-to-iPhone Conversion, Find a Peel or a tPhone

At least two Chinese companies have created some very special accessories for owners of an iPod Touch who can't afford an iPhone: cases that turn their handheld into a smartphone.

Verizon’s Samsung Fascinate Might Not Debut Until October

Verizon announced the Samsung Fascinate several months ago, but has yet to release it. An unconfirmed report indicates that this high-end Android OS model won't be on the market until[...]

WiMAX 2 Heads Toward Standardization

With WiMAX provider Clearwire about to starting testing rival LTE technology, standardization is drawing near for WiMAX 2, a wireless networking technology faster than either LTE or first generation WiMAX.[...]

Smartphone Makers Urged to Focus on Seven Core Apps

Apple may have more than 200,000 mobile applications in its App Store, but in reality only seven types of applications are expected to drive software downloads and the market over[...]

Samsung Epic 4G Demand Exceeds Pre-launch Supply

Sprint has stopped taking reservations for the Samsung Epic 4G because customers have signed up for all the units set aside for this purpose. This cutting-edge Android OS smartphone will[...]

Motorola Droid X’s Unofficial Android OS 2.2 Upgrade No Longer Available

Motorola has turned to its lawyers to block distribution of an early version of Android OS 2.2 for the Motorola Droid X. As a result, those who want to install[...]

On the Way: Dual-Core Smartphones with 1080p Video

With both Qualcomm and Texas Instruments (TI) now shipping out new dual-core processors to device makers, the first entries in a new generation of highly multimedia-capable smartphones and tablet PCs[...]

Android OS 2.1 Upgrades for Motorola Cliq, Cliq XT Delayed, No Upgrade for Motorola Devour

The Motorola Cliq and Cliq XT from T-Mobile probably will not get upgrades to Android OS 2.1 as early as first thought. And Verizon's Motorola Devour will not get one[...]

BlackBerry Torch First-Look Review

The BlackBerry Torch is the most important smartphone from RIM in recent memory. This device, based on the new BlackBerry OS 6.0, is expected to reinvigorate the brand. Shaun Mahal[...]

Dell Aero

The Dell Aero is an inexpensive, consumer-oriented model running Google’s Android OS. It runs on AT&T’s voice and 3G data network, plus it offers Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and a GPS receiver.[...]

Verizon Releases System Software Update for the Motorola Droid 2

Those with a new Motorola Droid 2 can now download and install a small update for the system software. This brings a few improvements, but doesn't fix the connection problems[...]

Motorola Droid’s Second Android OS 2.2 Upgrade Might Start Rolling Out Today

The Motorola Droid is being upgraded to Android OS 2.2 in two phases. The first of these adds most of the features of Google's latest operating system while the second[...]

Samsung Epic 4G Can Now Be Pre-ordered

The hotly-anticipated Samsung Epic 4G is set to debut next week, and those who want to be among the first to get this Android OS smartphone with support for Sprint's[...]

Dell Aero Android OS Smartphone Now Available

Dell's first smartphone has just been introduced in the U.S. The Dell Aero is an inexpensive, consumer-oriented model running Google's Android OS. It sports 3G, Wi-Fi, and a 5 megapixel[...]

Astraware Releases Its First webOS Games

Astraware, one of the top mobile game developers worldwide, has introduced its first two titles for HP's webOS. Astraware Sudoku and OddBlob are for the Palm Pre and Pre Plus.

Samsung Captivate Available Practically Free

The regular price for the Samsung Captivate is $200, but a number of online retailers are selling it for much less. New AT&T customers can get this high-end Android OS[...]

Dell Streak Review

The Dell Streak is either a very large smartphone or a very small tablet computer. Ed Hardy brings us a review of this Android OS-based device, which includes a 5-inch[...]

AT&T Introducing Sony Ericsson Vivaz Early Next Month

AT&T has officially committed to offering the Sony Ericsson Vivaz, a relatively inexpensive smartphone with a focus on taking pictures and video. The highlight of this Symbian device is its[...]

Motorola Charm Now Available from T-Mobile

The Motorola Charm, T-Mobile's latest consumer-oriented smartphone, has just hit store shelves. This is an inexpensive Android OS-based device with a built-in keyboard and a focus on messaging.

Next-Generation Apple iPod touch Likely Launching Next Week

Apple has invited reporters to an event in San Francisco next week. Although the company gave no specifics, the invitation makes it clear that music is going to be[...]

HP’s Next webOS Smartphone Could Debut in October

Although there is nothing definitive yet, there is growing evidence that the successor for the Palm Pre is going to be released in October. This will be the first webOS-based[...]

BlackBerry Torch 9800 Review

The BlackBerry Torch is the smartphone expected to breath new life into this brand. The Torch is the first model from RIM with a touchscreen and a sliding keyboard, and[...]

Motorola Droid’s Second Android OS 2.2 Update Going Out Now

Verizon Wireless has just begun sending out an update for the original Motorola Droid's system software that will add support for Adobe Flash. This is part of upgrading this smartphone[...]

HTC Droid Incredible Might Get Android OS 2.2 Upgrade Tomorrow

Verizon will begin sending Android OS 2.2 to the HTC Droid Incredible tomorrow, if an unconfirmed report is correct. This will bring new features, including support for Adobe Flash.

Samsung Fascinate Might Debut in Under Two Weeks

Verizon Wireless customers who are interested in the Samsung Fascinate might not have to wait as long as previously thought. According to information that has leaked out, this high-end Android[...]

T-Mobile G2 Launch Could Still Be a Month Away

T-Mobile recently revealed plans to release the T-Mobile G2, which will be its first model with HSPA+. Exactly when the launch is going to be was not announced, but an[...]

HTC Droid Incredible Getting Android OS 2.2 Upgrade Now

Verizon Wireless has started to send an upgrade to Android OS 2.2 to the HTC Droid Incredible. This brings a number of new features, most notably support for Adobe Flash.

Sprint May Be Catching Up to Demand for the HTC EVO 4G

Demand for the HTC EVO 4G has been so high, this cutting-edge Android OS smartphone hasn't been available through Sprint's website in over a month. That's going to change soon,[...]

HTC Prepping Android OS-based Smartphone for Verizon with 4.3-Inch Display

Images of an HTC model on its way to Verizon have leaked out. This will supposedly have much in common with Sprint's HTC EVO 4G as it will include a[...]

Microsoft May Spend $400 Million Just on Windows Phone 7 Advertising

An industry analyst says that Microsoft intends to spend at least $400 million to advertise the launch of its new Windows Phone 7 operating system. The replacement for Windows Mobile[...]

When It Comes to Smartphone Screens, Size Matters

In the last few years, the screens on high-end phones have gone from 3.5 inches to 4.3 inches and even bigger. So why all the fuss about screen size, and[...]

Samsung Fascinate Can Now Be Reserved

Those who are eager to get the Samsung Fascinate, Verizon's next high-end smartphone, can now reserve one at Best Buy stores. This upcoming model will run Google's Android OS on[...]

Motorola Flipout Might Be Headed for AT&T

AT&T has been increasing its lineup of Android OS-based smartphones recently, and the Motorola Flipout is reportedly about to join this carrier's roster. This device will be an entry-level model[...]

HTC EVO 4G Once Again Available from

The HTC EVO 4G has been so popular that Sprint has had problems keeping it in stock. Now, however, for the first time in over a month, this high-end Android[...]

Low-priced BlackBerry Curve 3G To Debut Next Week

T-Mobile USA has just announced that it will begin offering the BlackBerry Curve 3G next week. This inexpensive consumer-oriented smartphone will use the typical Blackberry design and sport 3G wireless[...]

Samsung Epic 4G Review

The Samsung Epic 4G is Sprint's second smartphone with WiMAX. This cutting-edge model runs Google's Android OS on a 1 GHz processor, and has a 4.3-inch touchscreen and slide-out keyboard.[...]

Samsung Epic 4G

The Samsung Epic 4G is Sprint’s second smartphone with WiMAX. This Android OS device is well supplied with other cutting-edge features too, a 1 GHz processor and a Super AMOLED[...]

WiMAX-enabled Samsung Epic 4G Launched by Sprint

The hotly-anticipated Samsung Epic 4G is now available from Sprint. This cutting-edge smartphone runs Google's Android OS on a 1 GHz processor and has a 4-inch display, sliding keyboard, and[...]

AT&T Tilt2 Gets a Small System Software Update

HTC has released an updated version of the system software on the AT&T Tilt2. This brings a new version of the custom user interface for this smartphone, as well as[...]

HTC Droid Incredible Owners Can Manually Install Android OS 2.2

Verizon Wireless has begun sending an over-the-air upgrade to Android OS 2.2 to the HTC Droid Incredible. Those who haven't received it and are getting impatient can update their smartphone[...]

Tablets to Take Over IFA 2010

IFA, the largest consumer electronics trade show in Europe will officially commence in Berlin this Friday. At this point, it is looking as if tablets running Google's Android OS 2.2[...]

Palm Reveals Details on webOS 2.0

Palm is hard at work on the next version of the webOS, and has just announced what many of the most significant changes will be. These include stacks of cards,[...]