CTIA 2012 SmartPhone Articles

Popular CTIA Articles for 2012

Apple iPhone Receives iOS 5.1.1 Update

iPhone users, as well as owners of the iPod touch or iPad, received an update to iOS version 5.1.1 today, which contains a litany of bug fixes and improvements to[...]

Kyocera Rise and Hydro Hands-On Previews

Kyocera took the wraps off a pair of upcoming Android smartphones at the Spring CTIA tradeshow this week. I tried both of them out and would like to share my[...]

CES 2012: Day Two Notes from the Tradeshow Floor

Yesterday was the second day of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The Brighthand editors and staff spent the day looking at new smartphones and accessories as fast as[...]

Kingston Wi-Drive Now Available for Android Devices; Receives Additional Updates

Kingston announced that the Wi-Drive wireless external storage device has received a hefty update, including Android support as well as other enhancements and improvements, like a new high-capacity version.

HTC EVO 4G LTE To Launch on May 18

The highly-anticipated release of the HTC EVO 4G LTE is just around the corner, with Sprint announcing today that the phone will be available starting Friday, May 18.

Verizon Unveils the HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE

HTC and Verizon Wireless decided to kick off the spring edition of the International CTIA Wireless 2012 tradeshow by unveiling the HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE smartphone.

Sierra Wireless 4G LTE Tri-Fi Hotspot Available from Sprint on May 18

Today, Sprint announced the availability and pricing for the Sierra Wireless 4G LTE Tri-Fi Hotspot. This mobile wireless hotspot will offer both LTE and WiMAX.

CTIA Spring 2012 Wrap Up: the Highs and the Lows

One of the major phone-related tradeshows of the year was held in New Orleans this week. Brighthand had reporters on the spring CTIA show floor for the whole week, bringing[...]

Samsung Announces Its Next 4G Windows Phone, The Focus 2

This morning Samsung unveiled the Focus 2, the latest Windows Phone on AT&T's 4G LTE network with a Super AMOLED display and an attractive price point of $50.

Kyocera Unveils Hydro and Rise Android Smartphones

Today, Kyocera announced two upcoming Android smartphones: the waterproof Hydro and the QWERTY-plus-touchscreen Rise. Both will be released in the U.S. later this year.

ZTE To Bring WP7-Based Tania To U.S.

Chinese phone manufacturing company ZTE intends to bring the entry-level Tania, a Windows Phone device, to the United States sometime this year.

AT&T’s Shared Data Plan is Coming Soon

AT&T has definite plans to also offer a shared family data plan, similar to something Verizon Wireless is working on, according to the company's mobile CEO. This would make it[...]

CEA Opposes CTIA Support of Plan to Ban Mobile Devices While Driving

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) has spoken out against CTIA's promotion of the development of new products and services that disable a driver's mobile device.