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SmartPhone Articles for August of 2013Below are the 82 SmartPhone articles for August of 2013
The long-awaited Android (and iOS) version of BlackBerry's BBM app may finally be released soon, as BGR recently spotted it running on a Samsung Galaxy S III.
Verizon Wireless HTC One Launch date has reportedly been postponed, and the carrier is now expected to offer the handset on August 15.
Though most of its businesses underperformed in the second quarter, Sony was able to produce a small amount profit thanks to strong growth in the mobile sector.
The long-awaited Motorola Moto X is now official, per the company's announcement at its New York City press event earlier today.
Available since June for Android, the Imgur photo sharing app has now arrived on iOS for the iPad and iPhone.
Reports indicate that Verizon will offer unique blue variant of the HTC One when it launches on the carrier's networks.
Some students can't afford to be without their smartphones when they're on the go, so the Mophie Juice Pack Powerstation has them covered.
BlackBerry is now rolling out its BBM cross-platform Beta to select iOS and Android users.
T-Mobile will support the Moto X, but the carrier's variant will, at least initially, only sell through Motorola.
Those who take issue with the price point of the modestly-specced Moto X will be happy to know that the company has plans to release a more affordable version of[...]
Samsung has sent out invitations to an upcoming press event on September 4, where it is expected to unveil the next Galaxy Note device.
A recent image leak of the rumored HTC One Max appears to confirm the device's existence, though the company is not expected to announce the device until next month.
Spotify is rolling out new curated playlists to users of Android and iOS devices.
Though currently an international-only phone, a set of leaked images of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini seem to indicate that the small-scale handset is on its way to Verizon Wireless.
A recent report indicates that LG might release the G2 immediately following the company's press event on Wednesday.
Consumer Reports has ranked apps from McAfee, Avast and Bitdefender as the top three for mobile security.
Samsung has begun mass produce the industry's first 3D V-NAND chips, which can provide up to 384 GB of flash memory.
LG's next flagship smartphone, the G2, is now official, per the company's announcement at a press event in New York City today.
An image leak of Blackberry's upcoming handset suggests that the A10 may in fact launch as part of the company's Z series.
Google's new mobile location service, Android Device Manager, is now available for public use.
T-Mobile had a mostly positive second quarter, with the carrier pulling in over a million new customers and keeping turnover rates to a minimum.
Canonical has cut the price of the Ubuntu Edge in hopes of reigniting its Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign.
HTC is expected to unveil its new handset companion device, the Mini, and its high-end phablet, the One Max, next month at IFA.
Trying to catch up to iOS and Android, Microsoft has released an Windows Phone 8 app development kit for experts and novices alike. Will it attract more major apps?
The Casio G’zOne Commando 4G LTE is a rugged smartphone with a Mil Spec rating of MIL-STD-810G. It is water, dust, and shock resistant and runs Android 4.0 (Ice Cream[...]
Google and Motorola have reportedly already begun working on a new Nexus smartphone with plans of offering the handset this holiday season.
ASUS recently revealed a roadmap at a conference in Taiwan that confirmed the company's plans for the MeMOFone HD 5 smartphone that's coming stateside.
BlackBerry leadership has entered talks with private equity firm Silver Lake Partners and is contemplating the idea of taking the company private.
The Casio G'zOne Commando 4G LTE aims to introduce some toughness to the smartphone market, but it's not quite as tough as it looks.
A recent report has confirmed that Apple's iPhone market share in China decreased year-over-year and was down to a mere 5 percent in the second quarter of 2013.
Apple will is expected to unveil the iPhone 5S at a press conference on September 10.
ZTE has decided to sell its Firefox-based ZTE Open in the US and UK via an eBay listing rather than through its own website.
Apple's upcoming budget iPhone has made another appearance, this time in a high-resolution image gallery.
Production issues with the fingerprint scanner that's expected to be featured in the upcoming Apple iPhone 5S may cause the device to initially ship in limited quantities.
Previous rumors of Sony's 20MP handset were bolstered after a Sony Mobile executive published a photo using the handset on photo-sharing site Picasa.
Verizon has released an official teaser for the HTC One, hinting at a September 5 launch date on the carrier's networks.
Just as promised, one more BlackBerry 7 OS device was made official when the BlackBerry 9720 was unveiled earlier today.
Sprint's Windows Phone 8-based Samsung ATIV S Neo now has an official release date, and it's right around the corner.
Samsung officially announced the Hennessy -- the new quad-core, dual-screen flip-handset -- on its Chinese website today.
Microsoft's YouTube App has returned to Windows Phone 7 and 8, this time with the ads that Google demanded and the ability to directly upload videos.
A recent leak detailed the rumored LG Vu 3's specs and hinted that the company may release the handset in South Korea next month.
Sony has sent out invitations to a press event in Berlin prior to the start of this year's IFA show, and its rumored the "Honami" handset is expected to make[...]
Sprint is set to launch an exclusive "glamor red" HTC One on August 16 as part of the company's promotion with NextRadio.
Plants vs. Zombies 2 is now available for free download on the Apple App Store. The sequel introduces maps, player-controlled power-ups, and new zombies.
Nokia's long-awaited Lumia Amber update will be rolling out to the Windows Phone 8 handsets in the coming days and weeks.
Samsung looks to be releasing multiple variants of the Galaxy Note III with different processors, and the US is slated to receive the quad-core model.
Verizon has officially announced that it will release the HTC One in stores and online starting on August 22.
AT&T will begin offering the Moto X handset on August 23 in stores and online, while early access Moto Maker orders will begin starting on Aug. 19.
More rumors are coming out of the woodwork about the supposed gold variant of the upcoming iPhone 5S from Apple
Samsung has announced that its 6.3-inch phablet will be coming to AT&T, Sprint and US Cellular.
AT&T has announced that it will offer the HTC One Mini starting on August 23 for $100 with a two-year agreement.
The Nvidia Shield is a portable gaming device with a flip-up, 5-inch display with a 1280 x 720 resolution. It features a full suite of game controls, including a/b/x/y face[...]
The Nvidia Shield isn't without its drawbacks, but there's still a decent amount to like here.
The rumored iPhone 5C from Apple, which is expected to be an affordable version of the company's handset, may replace the iPhone 5 and be priced between $400 and $500.
The three new Motorola Droid models from Verizon Wireless -- the Droid Ultra, the Droid Maxx, and the Droid Mini -- are now available on Big Red's network.
HTC is working on bringing the Android 4.3 update to HTC One users in the United States and Canada by the end of next month.
Nokia's first Lumia phablet, a 6-inch device codenamed "Bandit", is expected to be released before the end of the year.
Rumor has it that HTC is working on a new handset codenamed "Zara", which offers a design similar to the HTC One with a plastic casing.
A recent report suggests that the upcoming iPhone 5S and 5C from Apple will go on sale on September 20, shortly after their reveal at Apple's press conference.
A new update for Google Now introduces a "remind me" feature, along with new cards for tracking car rentals, checking out football scores, and much more.
The Ubuntu Edge campaign has come to a close and unfortunately, it failed to meet its $32 million goal.
Though Nokia is expected to unveil its first phablet handset at an event in New York City next month, a full list of specs for the device have already leaked[...]
Visiting a new city? Here are seven apps that will help you find what you need: parking lots, public transportation routes, restaurants, fun things to do, and more.
It's a big day for AT&T today, as the Samsung Galaxy Mega, HTC One Mini, and Moto X are all now available to the carrier's customers.
Telenav's feature-packed Scout GPS app is now available for download in the Windows Phone Marketplace.
Sprint has announced its plans to offer the BlackBerry Q10 handset by the end of this week, starting on August 30.
Instagram has acquired camera app Luma, gaining access to technology that could improve the company's competitive standing vs. Vine by increasing video quality.
Sony released an official trailer for its upcoming Honami handset confirming the that the device will sport a G-branded camera lens and LED flash.
The Nokia Lumia 925, previously a T-Mobile exclusive, will be arriving on AT&T's networks on September 13, with pre-orders beginning tomorrow.
Verizon Wireless confirms that it will begin offering the Moto X online starting on August 29 for $200 with a two-year contract.
Motorola's upcoming Droid 5 handset was exposed in leaked images that surfaced on Chinese social networking site Sina Weibo.
There's no doubt about it: the ZTE Open, one of the first commercial Firefox OS phones, is a very affordable phone. The question is, is it cheap in every sense[...]
The ZTE Open is one of the first commercial Firefox OS handsets and sports a 3.5-inch screen, a 1 GHz processor, and a 3-megapixel camera. It is available unlocked for[...]
Google is dropping the price of the Nexus 4 by $100, offering the 8GB model for $200 and the 16GB variant for $250.
Nintendo announces the 2DS handheld system, an affordable 3DS variant that will be released in mid Oct. for a surprisingly low price.
HTC is reportedly working on a new mobile operating system targeted specifically for the Chinese smartphone market.
Nokia's long-rumored phablet has possibly been spotted in the wild thanks to a recent image leak.
Motorola's flagship handset is now available for purchase on Verizon's website for $200 with a two-year contract.
Rumors that HTC will include a built-in fingerprint scanner in the HTC One Max have been bolstered by images detailing the device.
Blackberry has redesigned its BBM webpage, hinting that the service will be making its way onto Android and iPhone devices soon.
Apple has officially started its trade-in program at its retail locations, offering gift cards to users trading in their old iPhones.
A recently leaked roadmap for Three UK indicates that the UK carrier will be launching the Samsung Galaxy Note and the Sony Z1 "Honami" in September.