August 2014 SmartPhone Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for August 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 August of 2014

Below are the 26 SmartPhone articles for August of 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Likely to Be Unveiled Next Month

Samsung has sent out invitations to its next Samsung Unpacked event on September 3, which will probably bring us the official unveiling of the Galaxy Note 4.

Lenovo’s Newest Flagship Has a Massive 6-Inch Quad HD Display

Future Motorola owner Lenovo has taken the wraps off the Vibe Z2 Pro, a massive phablet with a super high-resolution display.

Samsung Gear Live Review

Android Wear launches with the Samsung Gear Live, a smart watch and operating system combo that represents Google's foray into the wearables market. Can this Android Wear smart watch kickstart[...]

HTC Desire 816

The HTC Desire 816 is a solid Android phablet. The device features Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 400 SoC and a quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex A7 processor under the hood. Running Android OS 4.4.2 (KitKat), the Desire[...]

LG G2 Mini

The LG G2 Mini is a slightly smaller version of a larger smartphone. The device runs on a 1.2 GHz, quad-core Cortex A7 processor and features a 4.7-inch screen, 8-megapixel camera and 2440[...]

Nokia Lumia Icon

The Nokie Lumia is a strong addition to the Windows Phone line. The smartphone includes a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 SoC, 5-inch screen and a 20-megapixel camera.

HTC One (M8) Harman Kardon Edition

The HTC One (M8) Harman Kardon Edition is somewhat different from the standard version of HTC’s flagship smartphone. This device is optimized for music playback and audio performance. Beyond that,[...]

Huawei Ascend P7

The Huawei Ascend P7 includes a 1.8 GHz quad-core processor, 2500 mAh battery and 13-megapixel camera. Additionally, the smartphone features an 8-megapixel front-facing camera and Android KitKat with Huawei’s Emotion UI.

Samsung ATIV S Neo

The Samsung ATIV S Neo sees the manufacturer try to make the most out of the Windows Phone OS. Featuring a 1.4 GHz dual-core Krait processor, 4.77-inch screen, and an 8-megapixel camera,[...]

The Dumbphone Lives On with the Nokia 130

Despite ditching its Android efforts, Microsoft hasn't fully pulled Nokia out of the entry-level smartphone market. In fact, with the recently-unveiled Nokia 130, the company is staking a claim in[...]

Best Windows Phone Apps: Battery Doctor Pro

Battery Doctor Pro might be the best app for managing your Windows Phone's battery.

Microsoft Lays off Thousands, Ditches Android: Readers React

With the recent announcement that Microsoft is laying off 18,000 employees, coupled its Nokia division abandoning its entry-level Android handset efforts, both opinions and epitaphs are swirling. Is Nokia close[...]

Samsung Galaxy Alpha Sports New Look, Decent Specs

Is Samsung rethinking its smartphone design? Perhaps, if the Samsung Galaxy Alpha, which Samsung very quietly announced, is any indication.

Best Android Apps: Unclouded

Unclouded is a stylish tool for Android that locates and analyzes which files in your cloud storage lockers are taking up unnecessary gobs of space.

LG G3 Review: Hail the Superphone

The LG G3 is a well-rounded behemoth that rolls every recent trend from Android hero phones into one package. It also has lasers. Here's our review.

LG G3

The LG G3 is a collection of all the major smartphone trends of the recent years. The flagship device features a 5.5-inch screen, 1440 x 2560 resolution, 2.5 GHz quad-core Krait 400[...]

The HTC One (M8) for Windows is Real, and It’s Available Today

HTC today confirmed the long-rumored One (M8) for Windows, a variant of its flagship smartphone that runs Windows Phone 8.1 instead of Android.

HTC One remix Review

The HTC One remix is an HTC One Mini 2 by another name. A quick glance at its spec sheet reveals that this isn't far from a flagship handset, and[...]

HTC One remix

The HTC One remix is the Verizon-branded version of the HTC One mini 2. The smartphone features a polycarbonate body, 13-megapixel camera, 4.5-inch display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 1.2 GHz quad-core CPU,[...]

Best iPhone Apps: Humin

Humin is an ambitious piece of software that wants no less than to replace your iPhone's traditional phone app and contacts list. We took the virtual rolodex for a spin.

7 Smartphones for the Budget-Minded Student

School is back in session, which means that lots of students are looking to refresh their tech. Since every dollar is precious on campus, we've rounded up a few of[...]

Huawei Ascend Mate2

The Huawei Ascend Mate2 is a 6.1-inch phablet that runs on a Quad Core 1.6 GHz. CPU and features Android 4.4 KitKat with the Huawei’s EmotionUI Lite 2.0 skin.

Huawei Ascend Mate2 Review

The Huawei Ascend Mate2 is a 6-inch-plus Android behemoth that walks the line between a phablet for everyday and business users. Sometimes bigger is better. For aging eyes or for[...]

Samsung’s Gear S Smartwatch Can Connect to 3G On Its Own

Sasmsung has introduced another smartwatch, the Gear S. It runs Tizen over Android Wear, but also comes with 3G connectivity unto itself.

LG G Watch R Provides Another Rounded Smartwatch with Android Wear

LG has officially announced the LG G Watch R yesterday, after teasing rounded device earlier this week.

Best Android Apps: Convert Everything

Quickly, how does one convert a unit measured in Vickers Hardness to Brinell Hardness 10 mm C-Ball 3000 kgf with 7 decimal points precision? Believe it or not, there's an[...]