Consumer 2013 SmartPhone Articles

Popular Consumer Articles for 2013

Most Popular Smartphones: Readers’ Picks

Our latest list of top trending smartphones, based on reader popularity. Find out which devices are most interesting to our readers.

Nvidia Shield Review: Gaming, Not Quite Perfected

The Nvidia Shield isn't without its drawbacks, but there's still a decent amount to like here.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Preview: Return of the King

Samsung returns to the Note line with a 1080p SuperAMOLED display and added S Pen functionality.

3DMark for iOS Lets You Compare Apples to Androids

Futuremark recently released the iOS version of their popular graphics benchmarking app 3DMark to go along with the Android version which has been available since April.

HTC Announces HTC One max

HTC officially unveils the new HTC One max, which will feature a 5.9-inch display and run on Android 4.3 with HTC Sense 5.5.

Twitter Reveals Vine Video App for iOS

After acquiring the video startup Vine last year, Twitter has unveiled the first offspring of its purchase, an iOS app for the iPhone and iPod touch that lets users capture[...]

Your Guide to Upcoming Smartphone Features

Need a primer on some of the new features or technology that manufacturers are beginning to work into our smartphones? We can help with that.

Motorola’s Moto X Now Available on Verizon’s Website

Motorola's flagship handset is now available for purchase on Verizon's website for $200 with a two-year contract.

Take an Early Look at the Apple iPhone 5C in Action (video)

The wraps are coming off the iPhone 5C tomorrow for real, but we know some of you just can't wait. So here's Apple's next colorful smartphone in all its glory...[...]

Google Nexus 4 Price Gets Slashed

Google is dropping the price of the Nexus 4 by $100, offering the 8GB model for $200 and the 16GB variant for $250.

Are Flexible Screens Just Three Years Away?

The latest word from Corning, the makers of Gorilla Glass, is that flexible displays are closer to becoming a reality than we think.

Nintendo Announces 2DS Inexpensive Gaming Handheld

Nintendo announces the 2DS handheld system, an affordable 3DS variant that will be released in mid Oct. for a surprisingly low price.

Verizon CFO Says Subsidies on Smartphones Will Drop Over Next 2-3 Years

Verizon CFO Fran Shammo expects subsidies for smartphones to fall over the next two to three years, meaning consumers will be paying more.