Apple 2011 SmartPhone Articles

Popular Apple Articles for 2011

Using an iPhone 4 with T-Mobile Just Got Much Easier

A surprising number of T-Mobile subscribers use an iPhone, even though the carrier doesn't offer this device. But at least T-Mobile made this a bit easier today, as it has[...]

Apple iPhone 4S Review: The Best Gets Better

Apple's fifth-generation smartphone isn't what many people were expecting - instead of a re-designed model, the iPhone 4S is a speed-bumped version of last year's offering. How does this new[...]

How to Increase the Battery Life of Apple’s iPhone 4S

Many of those with an iPhone 4S have complaints about the battery life. Apple has acknowledged these problems, and is working to fix them. In the meantime, users of this[...]

Apple iPhone 5: What the Rumors Say [UPDATED]

Saying that Apple is going to release an updated version of its wildly popular smartphone this summer is a safe bet -- predicting what the specifications will be is much[...]

Dragon Dictation for iPhone Review

Dragon Dictation is a free voice-to-text app for the iPhone and other iOS-based devices. It allows users to dictate emails, Facebook posts, and other messages with just their voice. Daniel[...]

The Best Smartphones for College Students

Just about every student wants a smartphone, and rightly so -- a good phone can keep them on track balancing their classes and social life, and also keep them in[...]

Mark Your Calendars: the Apple iPhone 5 Could Debut on…

The dates for Apple's next Worldwide Developer Conference may have leaked out. Steve Jobs has used this event in previous years to announce his company's new smartphones, raising the possibility[...]

AT&T iPhone 4 Getting Apple’s New Mobile Hotspot App

One of the major enhancements in the newly-announced iOS 4.3 is an app that will allow the iPhone 4 to act like a mobile Wi-Fi access point. AT&T has confirmed[...]

iPhone 5 Design Accidentally Revealed by Apple

Buried in the next version of Apple's mobile operating system is an icon which apparently shows what the iPhone 5 is going to look like. There's not a lot of[...]

Apple iPhone 4S Sale Drops Price by $30

The national retail chain Radio Shack is having a special sale this week that cuts $30 off the price of all its AT&T iPhone models. This is most unusual --[...]

Download Lowdown: 10 Must-Have App Types for Your iPhone

Along with the apps that come with your iPhone, you'll definitely want to download more. Here are recommendations on what types to choose out of the hundreds of apps downloadable[...]

10 Ways Apple Can Improve the iPhone

Apple's iPhone and iPad are wildly popular, but there's still plenty of room for improvement to the iOS, the operating system that powers both these devices. Brighthand's Site Editor brings[...]

Apple iOS 4.3 Might Be Released for the iPhone on February 13

A couple of reviewers may have spilled the beans about the timing of an upcoming iOS update: though it has yet to be confirmed, speculation has pointed to a February[...]

Most Popular Smartphones for July 2011

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 list is a good mix of[...]

Apple iOS 4.3 Upgrade Now Available for the iPhone, iPod touch, iPad

The scheduled release date for the upgrade to iOS 4.3 wasn't until this Friday, but Apple has gone ahead and introduced it early. This isn't a major upgrade, but does[...]

Apple’s Super Low-Cost Smartphone Could be the iPhone 3GS

There have been widely-reported but unconfirmed reports that Apple is going to offer a very inexpensive iPhone targeting the pre-paid market this fall. A supposedly reliable source indicates that the[...]

Apple iOS 5 Upgrade Review

The day users of the iPhone 4, iPad, and iPod touch have been waiting for has arrived: iOS 5 is now available. Brighthand has everything you need to know to[...]

Analyst Says the Apple iPhone 4S Is Heading for Sprint, T-Mobile

The next smartphone from Apple will be called the iPhone 4S, according to one industry analyst. This model will supposedly be offered by not just AT&T and Verizon, but also[...]

Apple Now Offering an Unlocked Version of the iPhone 4

A version of the iPhone 4 that isn't SIM-locked to a wireless carrier is now available in the U.S. Users will be able to plug in the SIM card from[...]

PowerSkin for iPhone 4S Review: Double Your Battery Life

The PowerSkin for the iPhone 4S promises to double the phone's battery life, thanks to a built-in 2,000 mAh battery. So is this a clever marketing gimmick by PowerSkin or[...]