September 2014 SmartPhone Articles

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

Below are the 31 SmartPhone articles for September of 2014

Samsung Gear Live and Smartwatch Growing Pains: Readers React

Samsung's new Gear Live smartwatch is now available to the public, and our review prompted mixed reactions to the new device from all around. Here’s what you folks had to[...]

Samsung Galaxy Expands to Include Note 4 and Note Edge Curved Smartphone

It was a given that Samsung was going to announce the Galaxy Note 4 at its Unpacked event, as the Galaxy maker has used the event to debut the previous[...]

Samsung Embraces Virtual Reality in Galaxy Expansion

By its description alone, the Samsung Gear VR seems like a bit of garage technology dreamed up by an enterprising engineering major. But it’s not. It’s a real device.

Sony Going Big, Small, and Budget with Trio of New Xperia Smartphones

Sony has cranked out so many Xperia smartphones in recent years, it’s tough to keep track of them all. Adding to the confusion are three additional handsets: one big, one[...]

Asus ZenWatch the Latest Wearable to Sport Android Wear

The Asus ZenWatch is official, and it's rocking Android Wear.

Sony Shows It Has Smarts with New SmartWatch and SmartBand

Sony announced a pair of wearable devices at the IFA trade show in Berlin this week, including an Android-powered smartwatch and a souped-up fitness bracelet dubbed the SmartBand Talk, both[...]

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Hands-on: Refining, Not Redoing

The Galaxy Note 4 makes major strides towards improving the look and feel of the typical Samsung smartphone. Its display is also bonkers. We go hands on.

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Hands-on: Meet the Mobile Toolbar

Samsung's Galaxy Note Edge is a truly stunning piece of manufacturing with one strange hook: one of its edges is sloped. Find out what Sammy is getting at in our[...]

The HTC Desire 820 is a Flagship Phablet for the Midrange

HTC has announced the Desire 820 at the IFA trade show in Berlin, positioning the device as a midrange flagship that directly follows up on this year's HTC Desire 816.

Microsoft’s Lumia 830 and Lumia 730 Shoot for Better Cameras, Affordability

The company formerly known as Nokia has turned two of its long-rumored Lumia phones into reality at IFA this morning, unveiling both a follow-up to its flagship Lumia 930 and[...]

Motorola’s New Moto X is Bigger, Stronger, and More Metal

Motorola has formally taken the wraps off its latest Android flagship, the Moto X. Yes, it’s using the same name as before. Read on to see what's different this time[...]

Moto 360 Smartwatch Still Round, Now Available for $250

The Moto 360 is now available in all its round smartwatch glory, sitting alongside the LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live to complete the trio of Android Wear debut[...]

Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact Hands-on Preview: Premium for All Sizes

Sony's new Xperia Z3 flagship looks to steadily improve upon the strides its predecessor made just six months ago, while its Xperia Z3 Compact may wind up being the best[...]

The Moto G Returns with a Bigger Screen, microSD Support, and the Same Price

Motorola has taken the wraps off the new Moto G, the follow-up to its budget-priced hit from a year ago. The new model costs $180 unlocked, just like the old[...]

Hands on with the Nokia Lumia 830 and Lumia 730

We took the two newest entries in Nokia's famous Lumia line -- the flagship-lite Lumia 830 and the selfie-powered Lumia 730 -- for a spin at IFA.

Apple Goes Big with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

We’ve heard for months that Apple was going to launch two new smartphones this fall, and today it did just that. Here are all the details on the 4.7-inch iPhone[...]

Apple Smartwatch Official, Dubbed Apple Watch

The worst kept secret in consumer technology is secret no more as the folks in Cupertino have taken the wraps off not the iWatch, but rather the Apple Watch.

Amazon Fire Phone Review: Burnout

We take a deep dive into the world of Amazon with our review of the Amazon Fire Phone, which dropped its price down to $1 with a two-year contract earlier[...]

Amazon Fire Phone

The Amazon Fire Phone is a 4.7-inch smartphone running Amazon’s own Fire OS, which is a heavily modified version of Android. It does not have access to Google’s services and[...]

LG G Watch R Hands-on Preview: Round and Round It Goes

Amid the bountiful sea of smartwatches presented at IFA, the LG G Watch R, that other round Android Wear smartwatch, grabbed the spotlight. Here's our hands-on preview.

Best iPhone Apps: Sunrise Calendar

Sunrise Calendar is a free calendar app that's simple to use and easy on the eyes. It integrates lots of info from other popular apps, and is a recommended choice[...]

What’s Business Going to do With the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus?

The new Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus could be the most enterprise-friendly Apple smartphones to date, simply because they are, well, big.

Is the LG G3 Really an Android Superphone? Readers React

What do the Brighthand readers think about the LG G3 "superphone?"

Huawei Ascend Mate 7 Hands-on Preview: Big Potential

The Ascend Mate 7 is Huawei's latest phablet, a 6-inch behemoth with an enormous battery and possibly the best fingerprint scanner on a phone to date. Here's our hands-on preview.

Best Android Apps: Call Recorder

Call Recorder by Clever Mobile does exactly what its name suggests, and is our preferred option for any Android user who needs to reference a particularly crucial call long after[...]

The iPhone is All Grown Up: Readers React

With the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus officially out and about, here's what you had to say about Apple's latest and greatest.

Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport Review: Running in Place

The Galaxy S5 Sport tries to aim Samsung's flagship towards fitness enthusiasts, but comes off more like a vessel for Sprint and its promotional partners. It retains the original Galaxy[...]

Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport wants to be the best smartphone for working out. The Sprint-exclusive device comes loaded with apps and services, including up to 6 months of premium access[...]

Cloud Storage Pricing Guide

With so many cloud storage options at various prices, it's tough to determine which would work best for you and your wallet. Our sister site TabletPCReview brings you a guide[...]

Best Windows Phone Apps: Send Anywhere

The popular file transfer app Send Anywhere has made its way to Windows Phone. This version is a little less attractive than its iOS and Android counterparts, but it still[...]

Apple iPhone 6 Not Easily Bent, Claims Consumer Reports

Is Bendgate for real? Maybe, but some are claiming the threat of bent iPhones could be overblown.