Apps 2011 SmartPhone Articles

Popular Apps 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[...]

Netflix for Android Review: Streaming Movies to Your Smartphone

Netflix streams movies and TV shows to smartphones, not just PCs. According to Adama Brown, the free app for Android OS delivers excellent video streaming to phones, but still needs[...]

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[...]

MotionX-GPS Review: Full-Featured GPS for Apple iPhone, iPod touch and iPad

For merely $2.99, Fullpower's MotionX-GPS for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad gives hikers, runners, skiers, and other outdoor enthusiasts a Swiss Army knife's worth of tools, functions, features and options.[...]

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[...]

Google Translate Review: A Global Language Translator on Your Phone

Google Translate is aimed at accurate translation from one human language to another, directly on your phone or tablet. How well does it work? Read the full review of this[...]

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[...]

Spotify for Android OS Review

Long a user favorite in Europe, the Spotify streaming music service has finally rolled over to U.S. shores. In reviewing the beta of the Android OS app, Vince Font finds[...]

Google Updates Gmail App for Android

Google has released an update for the Gmail app on Android smartphones. The new version 2.3.5 brings a handful of new features and performance improvements.

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[...]

Dropbox for iPhone Review: Multimedia Storage in the Cloud

Dropbox for iPhone is a free app for saving and sharing photos, tunes, and other files stored in the cloud. While the mobile app can be useful for some tasks,[...]

House Passes Bill to Ban New Mobile Taxes for 5 Years

On Tuesday, the House approved a bill that would prohibit state and local governments from imposing new discriminatory taxes on mobile and wireless services, including cellphones and wireless broadband access,[...]