BlackBerry 2012 SmartPhone Articles

Popular BlackBerry Articles for 2012

BlackBerry 10 Smartphones to Run Android Apps

In a conference call this morning, the new CEO of RIM, Thorsten Heins, announced that BlackBerry 10 smartphones will have an Android player, allowing them to run third-party software created[...]

T-Mobile Commits to Launching 4G LTE Service Next Year

T-Mobile has just announced that it is going to upgrade its cellular-wireless data network so it can offer 4G LTE service. This should significantly improve the speed and bandwidth of[...]

Evernote Review: Organizing Your Life on an iPhone

Evernote can come in handy even if you aren't a true organizing enthusiast. The app doesn't always work that well, though, on older iPhones. Read the full review.

BlackBerry Curve 9370 Review: A Solid Entry-Level Smartphone

The BlackBerry Curve 9370 is an entry-level smartphone that is not only a capable little device, it's also extremely affordable. The only thing bringing it down is something rather significant:[...]

Report: Customer Satisfaction with Cell Phone Manufacturers and Wireless Carriers Slips Slightly

A study performed by the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) showed that customer satisfaction with phones and with wireless service providers slipped slightly in the last year.

Verizon Begins Easing Customers Out of Grandfathered Unlimited Data Plans

Verizon's switch over to its new shared data plans -- which happened this morning -- marks the beginning of the end for those of its subscribers who still have an[...]

Verizon Wireless Must Allow Free Tethering After FCC Ruling

Thanks to a ruling by the FCC, a large number of Verizon Wireless customers will once again be able to tether freely, without having to pay a monthly fee to[...]

T-Mobile Launches Truly Unlimited Nationwide 4G Data Plan

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[...]

IBM: BYOD Brings Security Woes, Consumerization & Hassles Over iPhone Vs. Android OS

With more employees bringing their own personal smartphones and tablets to work, employers are weighing Apple's iOS vs. Google's Android OS, including associated security and management concerns, IBM officials said[...]

Most Popular Smartphones for April 2012

Each month, Brighthand publishes a list of the smartphones that readers have shown the most interest in during the preceding four weeks.

IBM’s Rumored RIM Takeover: The End of BlackBerry?

RIM's problems can come across like a soap opera. IBM might be BlackBerry's white night, or its final death knell.

Verizon Completely Ending Unlimited Data Plan

Verizon Wireless is planning to remove the $30 per month unlimited data plan that it still provides to 3G customers who were "grandfathered" into it. The carrier stopped offering this[...]

AT&T’s Mobile Share vs. Verizon’s Share Everything

AT&T and Verizon now allow multiple devices to share a single data plan, including smartphones and tablets. But which carrier has the better option?

Best Smartphones from Verizon this Winter

Verizon Wireless offers a broad selection of smartphones from a wide array of companies, and running a variety of operating systems. Choosing from all these isn't an easy task, but[...]

Video of RIM’s QWERTY BlackBerry 10 Smartphones Leaks

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[...]

It’s Make or Break Time for the BlackBerry

If there was a tech company that wanted to put 2011 behind it, Research in Motion would have to be up there. Lost market share, lost stock value, increasingly loud[...]

Apple and Samsung Are the Only Profitable Smartphone Makers

The Apple iPhone 4S and Samsung Galaxy S II are the most popular smartphones available. These and their other mobile devices have made these two companies not just the two[...]

RIM’s Freefall Continues With Declining Sales, Market Share

Research in Motion has been hit with yet more setbacks and its fifth poor quarterly showing, resulting in layoffs at the upper levels of the company and conflicting reports of[...]

Wi-Fi 802.11ac to be the New Norm in Smartphones by 2015

With almost every smartphone shipped this year offering some form of Wi-Fi capabilities, the Wi-Fi 802.11n protocol has been the most commonly used in recent times, yet a new study[...]

Smartphone Sales Projected to Grow Almost 40% This Year

As the worldwide mobile phone market grows in 2012, smartphones are projected to see an increase of sales of about 40% while feature phones will see a decline of about[...]