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SmartPhone Articles for September of 2012Below are the 101 SmartPhone articles for September of 2012
With a major victory behind him, it appears Apple CEO Tim Cook is ready to put his weapons down, or at least begin talks to find a resolution, as he[...]
It looks like another Samsung Galaxy smartphone will be landing at Verizon Wireless, though the Galaxy Stallar won't offer all the bells and whistles like Sammy's latest flagship model, the[...]
Samsung has just announced a new in-car smartphone application that aims to make roadways a little safer by eliminating a cluttered interface, making handsets running the platform ideal for quick[...]
Horn is an ambitious game title for Apple iOS mobile devices. Does it really create a full-fledged gaming experience on the iPhone?
RIM's problems can come across like a soap opera. IBM might be BlackBerry's white night, or its final death knell.
Nokia Lumia owners now have exclusive access to Nokia Music, a no-cost, advertisement-free music streaming app currently featuring over 150 playlists that just launched today.
LG and Verizon Wireless today announced the LG Intuition. The 5-inch handset will be available exclusively at Verizon Wireless.
A retailer in the U.K. has let slip that the recently-announced Sony Xperia T is on the way to the U.S. courtesy of AT&T.
Just days after a decisive court victory over Samsung, Apple has filed a new claim with the U.S. District Court of Northern California, accusing some of Samsung's newest smartphones and[...]
One of the nation's largest wireless carriers is trying to gain traction among first-time smartphone adopters, as AT&T will soon release an entry-level budget Android phone designed to make the[...]
This model has a feature-set typical of its mid-range price. It has an average-size screen, 4G LTE, dual cameras, etc. Like all smartphones with the “Droid” name, it is exclusively[...]
With its elegant design and cool feature set, OfficeSuite Pro 6 manages to impress, even in a competitive field. Read the full review of the Android OS edition.
Apple has sent out invitations to an event next week. While these don't explicitly state that the company is going to be unveiling a new smartphone, they drop a very[...]
Nokia has just taken the wraps off its new line of Windows 8 phones with the Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820. In addition to the upcoming version of Microsoft's[...]
Motorola Mobility has updated its Verizon Wireless smartphone offerings with three models, in the biggest product announcement since the company was acquired by Google in May. The Droid RAZR M[...]
The Samsung Galaxy S III is feature rich and has a great design. With an amazing display and superb performance, take a look at our Hands On Video Preview with[...]
Staying true to its word, T-Mobile has introduced a truly unlimited 4G data plan across the country, targeting consumers tired of paying for tiered data from larger carriers like Verizon[...]
Nokia came to NYC with Microsoft to show off their recently-announced Lumia 920 and 820 Windows Phone 8 devices, and they did not disappoint.
Verizon’s latest addition to its Galaxy offerings is an entry-level device that has a generally bare-bones featureset and a low, low, low pricetag: free with contract. Still, it supports 4G[...]
Because of its 5-inch display, the Intuition skirts the line between smartphone and tablet. Like many phablets, it comes with a stylus.
The Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G has been officially given a launch date, or rather a loose launch time frame. The new Galaxy QWERTY-enabled (keyboard) handset with Android 4.0 is[...]
Verizon Wireless has begun offering the Samsung Galaxy Stellar, bringing Big Red's customers an entry-level smartphone alternative to the high-priced handsets that currently swamp the market.
The LG Intuition, which is now available from Verizon, is a device that's a bit ahead of the curve. Smartphones have been getting steadily larger, and the Intuition has embraced[...]
Two of Sprint's smartphones from the Nexus series have received their coveted upgrades to the latest version of Google's mobile operating system. Both the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and Samsung Nexus[...]
The Brighthand and TabletPCReview discussion forums have been buzzing after a U.S. court decided in favor of Apple in a patent infringement suit with Samsung.
Want to learn more about the Nokia Lumia 920? Watch our video preview!
With Apple's next smartphone expected to be unveiled next Thursday, many developers made their announcements this week to avoid getting overshadowed. Before they get lost in the shuffle, here are[...]
Apple will have to make room for another award on its mantle, as the company's iPhone clinched the top spot in the most recent J.D. Power and Associates survey for[...]
Samsung has sold more than 20 million units of its new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S III, just 100 days after releasing the device in May. With record numbers, the[...]
Federal investigators recently shut down three Android software online stores, alleging the sites were illegally distributing copyrighted software, and were loaded with malware.
With Apple holding a special event this week, where the company is likely to unveil the sixth-generation iPhone, the rumor mill is in overdrive regarding this highly-speculated smartphone, with the[...]
An image and rumored specs for the HTC 8X, the company's first Windows Phone 8 device, have leaked via Twitter prior to the phone's expected reveal on September 19.
The recently-announced Samsung Galaxy Note II is definitely headed for the U.S. -- the question is which carriers will be offering it? According to one source, the answer is "all[...]
The details on LG's next handset, the LG Escape, have been hared via via Twitter. In addition to the smartphone's specs, it was revealed that this model appears to be[...]
After unveiling it last week, T-Mobile has revealed more details on the Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G, an Android-powered handset equipped with a slide-out QWERTY keyboard that will hit shelves[...]
Apple is not going to add T-Mobile to the list of carriers that can offer the iPhone, but that's not stopping this carrier from doing everything it can to bring[...]
Nokia City Lens, an app from the Finnish phone maker that lets users look around using the camera to find nearby places of interest, is out of beta and now[...]
Samsung is back with the S Pen for the Galaxy Note II, a bigger, faster, and more powerful sequel to the original Samsung Galaxy Note, a surprise hit in early[...]
The wait is almost over -- the wraps are going to come off the iPhone 5 tomorrow. But if you can't wait, here's a sneak preview of what Apple's next[...]
Google decided to not wait until the release of iOS 6 to introduce a stand-alone YouTube app for the iPhone. It's available now.
Brighthand got a preview of the Samsung Galaxy S III.
Samsung has committed to offering an upgrade to Android 4.1 for its popular Samsung Galaxy S III at some point next month.
LG and US Cellular have come together to announce the availability of the LG Splendor on the carrier?s network, a new Android-powered smartphone that costs just $80 after a $100[...]
The release of Windows Phone 8 has been pushed from a previously planned timeframe of early October to October 29, effectively delaying the launch of devices with the new OS[...]
The 16GB model of the Samsung Galaxy S III is currently on sale on Amazon, going for half price at $100 with a new two-year contract.
Google can now boast that it has breached the 500 million mark! They now have over half a billion Android device activations, with 1.3 million smartphones and tablets added every[...]
Apple CEO Tim Cook took to the stage today to announce the much-anticipated iPhone 5. This model is going to be the company's first with 4G LTE and a 4.0-inch[...]
Apple showcased its new system software upgrade for the iPhone today, iOS 6. This will sport over 200 new features, along with a cornucopia of enhancements. Here is what users[...]
Almost lost in the ruckus surrounding the announcement of the iPhone 5 was the unveiling of a new iPod touch. As always, this handheld will be very similar to[...]
New features in StubHub will include "interactive walkthroughs" of stadiums, plus the ability to invite friends to events. Some day, you might be able to order pretzels.
A fresh battle in the cut-throat patent wars between Samsung and Apple could break out soon. Industry sources indicate that the S. Korean company is going to try to block[...]
Microsoft is getting ready to release the software development kit (SDK) for Windows Phone 8 prior to the official release of the OS, but only to a select few developers.
Verizon Wireless announced that it will be including FaceTime, Apple's video-calling feature, over its cellular networks across all data plans. This is a stark contrast from AT&T, which is requiring[...]
In the past few months the HTC One X+ has changed names and been the center of a great deal of rumors, but now it appears that the long-awaited phone[...]
The new dock connector on the Apple iPhone 5, called the Lightning, can be converted to a micro-USB port thanks to a newly-unveiled adapter that's currently on sale, but only[...]
Up close and personal with the Samsung Galaxy Note II: Phone or Tablet? TechnologyGuide Chief Editor Jamison Cush meets with Ryan Bidan, Samsung's Mobile Director of Product Marketing,[...]
Apple's next flagship smartphone is going to be up for pre-order tomorrow. We have some tips for those who want to be among the first to get their hands on[...]
Samsung and Sprint announced a new mid-range Android smartphone today, the Galaxy Victory 4G LTE, which goes on sale at the end of the week for $100.
Apple's next flagship smartphone went on sale early this morning, and it's clearly selling well -- Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint still have enough of a stockpile that units pre-ordered now[...]
HP's CEO says her company is working on a smartphone. HP hasn't had one to offer since it shut down production of webOS-based devices last year.
The pay as you go no-contract carrier will be offering the iPhone 5 much earlier than expected. Starting Sept. 28 consumers will be able to purchase the iPhone from Cricket[...]
At this week's Mobile 2.0 conference, Mozilla did a presentation/re-introducing the Firefox OS. The soon-to-be-released smartphone operating system also acquired a loose release window: early 2013.
In the wake of the iPhone 5 launch, owners of previous Apple smartphones are clamoring to recycle their old handsets. A new report finds record-breaking iPhone trade-ins.
The next-generation iPhone went on sale on Friday, and within 24 hours had already passed the two-million mark. The device is selling faster than its predecessor did.
Two of AT&T's upcoming flagship devices, the Nokia Lumia 920 and the Samsung Galaxy Note II, are slated to be released on October 21, according to an inside source.
On Friday, an ITC Judge ruled in favor of Apple, stating that the tech company did not violate some of Samsung's patents. Samsung's claim included a number of Apple's key[...]
The Motorola Photon Q is Sprint's latest smartphone to take aim at business travelers and frequent emailers. Brighthand investigates how well it holds up.
The speculation around HTC's upcoming phablet dubbed HTC One X 5 just got more interesting, thanks to some photos and leak today. The leak shows the 5-inch handset along with[...]
Telenav has kept true to its word about releasing an Android version of its location-based navigation and discovery app, announcing that Scout for Android 1.2 is now available, bringing Car[...]
Motorola has unveiled the RAZR i, a smartphone with a 2GHz Intel processor. When it is released in Europe early next month it will be among the first Android models[...]
The BlackBerry L-Series Resurfaces today as another photo leaks. Unfortunately there is little to no information that accompanies the pair of photos, but one thing is for certain the new[...]
There are many questions about the Samsung Galaxy Note II U.S. launch, and now we know the answer to some of them. Sort of.
The recently-unveiled, quad-core LG Optimus G smartphone has now been confirmed for a release in the United States in the fourth quarter of this year.
HTC announced its first two Windows Phone 8 handsets, the Windows Phone 8X and the Windows Phone 8S, at an event in New York today, which featured an appearance from[...]
After touting its next generation operating system at last week's iPhone 5 event, Apple has finally launched iOS 6, bringing over 200 new features, including a completely restructured Maps application[...]
With its new SkyDrive for Android app, Microsoft is sliding into a mobile online storage arena dominated so far by Dropbox and SugarSync. Read the full review.
One of the major changes in iOS 6 is the switch from Google Maps to one built by Apple itself. There is an option for those who prefer Google's mapping[...]
Apple's new operating system isn't going to blow you away, but it does promise a serviceable upgrade that brings a greater level of utility to your iPhone.
The iPhone 5 sports a number of improvements over its predecessor, the iPhone 4S. The major highlights of the device include a larger 4-inch display, a fast A6 processor (which[...]
The nearly year-long wait for the Apple iPhone 5 is over: this smartphone went on sale early this morning. And those who had pre-ordered it have begun receiving this hot[...]
The new Apple-run Map system in iOS 6 has been offering a great deal of misinformation. In light of this, Google is reportedly developing a Google Maps app for the[...]
With smartphones becoming a fixed feature in most people?s lives, a new study takes a look at how much it really costs to stay connected, finding that nearly half of[...]
Lawyers for Apple and Samsung will certainly be busy. Just as Apple is preparing to go to court to demand damages for the patent infringement suit it won last month,[...]
Apple's latest smartphone is now available, and around the world, owners of previous versions are asking themselves, "should I get the new model?" We're here to help.
After months of waiting, Verizon owners of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus are finally getting a taste of Android 4.1 (AKA Jelly Bean), as the carrier has announced an over-the-air system[...]
An upgrade to Google's latest operating system version has started going out to Samsung's flagship smartphone. Still, it will be some time before everyone who has a Samsung Galaxy S[...]
Apple's new smartphones typically sell well in the first few days they are available, and the iPhone 5 was no exception. Apple revealed that it sold over five million units[...]
Information on the LG Optimus Vu II leaked today, revealing an image and a number of specs. The original was LG's answer to the Samsung Galaxy Note, and it looks[...]
While there are already some Samsung smartphones that operate on Android 4.1 such as the Galaxy Nexus, Samsung's move to update the Galaxy S III truly marks the beginning for[...]
After Apple put its own mapping app in iOS 6 -- resulting in loud complaints -- it was rumored that Google Maps may be making a return to the iPhone.[...]
The latest smartphone from Apple brings a larger display, faster processor, and quicker wireless access. How does it stack up in the real world?
As the smartphone race heats up, the fight for first is commonly ranked in terms of operating system market share, with Google's Android OS and Apple's iOS taking the top[...]
Google Play has a reason to celebrate today, as the store for apps and media surpassed the 25 billion downloads mark and is sharing the wealth with users by offering[...]
Two weeks after unveiling the latest edition of its popular touchscreen handheld, Apple is taking pre-orders of the latest iPod touch but the company is only giving a vague release[...]
Apple doesn't disclose many of the important details on its smartphones. That's why it wasn't until after the iPhone 5 had been released that third-party testing could reveal the processor[...]
Brighthand's sister site Tablet PC Review has a news article on Redbox Instant, an upcoming subscription service that promises streaming, movie sales, and rentals, as well as DVDs from[...]
Samsung recently let slip that it is working on a smartphone named the Galaxy Music. While little was known about the handset at the time of the slip, the Internet[...]
Tim Cook CEO Apple has written a letter apologizing for the current problems plaguing Apple Maps. What does this mean for the future of Apple Maps?
AT&T has announced the impending arrival of three new Android smartphones from Samsung on its 4G LTE network, including the Galaxy Note II.
A video what is supposedly the N Series, part of RIM's upcoming BlackBerry 10 line, has leaked put for the first time. This handset will be part of the BlackBerry[...]
Mozilla's smartphone operating system will be open-sourced, and is designed to increase performance on entry-level devices -- a market currently dominated by Android. It is expected to capture 1%[...]