Gaming 2011 SmartPhone Articles

Popular Gaming Articles for 2011

Samsung Galaxy Player 5.0 Review: Have Fun Without the Formalities

This isn't a smartphone -- it's a different option for those who want to watch movies, play games, access the Web, or read their emails on an Android-based device that[...]

Nintendo 3DS Review

The Nintendo 3DS is the latest handheld offering from the Big N, and with it comes a first for gaming: glasses-free 3D. Is there more to this portable device that[...]

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play Review: Game On

Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY is a device that combines a portable gaming console with an Android smartphone. According to our reviewer and long-time gamer Jen Edwards, it does a great[...]

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[...]

Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY First-Look Review

The long-awaited "PlayStation Phone" is finally here. Verizon launched the Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY today, a device that combines a portable gaming console with an Android smartphone. Check out this[...]

Mango To Sweeten Microsoft’s Smartphone Chances: 10 Reasons Why

Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 still faces a long catch-up game against the Android OS and Apple's iOS, but a future update code-named "Mango" with 500 new features now gives Microsoft[...]

Microsoft Releases Free Xbox Live App for iPhone

Microsoft has released a free Xbox Live app for the iOS platform, bringing the interactive game center to the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices.

Samsung Galaxy Player With 5-Inch Touchscreen Unveiled

The Samsung Galaxy Player debuted in Asia this winter, and now a slightly larger version of this gaming-oriented handheld has been announced. Both the 4-inch and 5-inch models are headed[...]

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play Hands-On Preview

The Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play is an Android OS smartphone that will feature a set of dedicated gaming controls and the ability to play PlayStation games. Dragan Petric brings us[...]

Madden NFL 12 Hits Android and iOS

The latest version of the Madden NFL football game franchise has been released for Android, iPhone and iPad. These versions of this classic game cost considerably less that ones for[...]

Samsung Galaxy Player Hands-On Preview

When Samsung delivered the world premier of its 5-inch Galaxy Player and the U.S. debut of a 4-inch counterpart, Jacqueline Emigh was there for a first-hand look at how these[...]

Microsoft CEO Promises Windows Phone 7 Improvements

During a keynote address at the CES tradeshow, Steve Ballmer laid out some of his company's plans for Windows Phone 7. This smartphone operating system is going to get support[...]

Low-Priced iPhone Accessories Are Great as Holiday Gifts, or Any Time

While doing your holiday shopping this year, take a look at some fun and/or practical camera accessories, docking stations, chargers, and other iPhone add-ons, each priced $15 to $130.[...]

Android Market Changes Coming to Boost Sales

Apparently Google is not satisfied with the way things are going with its Android Market, and it's looking to fix that, starting with the way apps are purchased. It is[...]

OnLive Gaming App Now Available for Android Smartphones and Tablets

OnLive, the cloud gaming company, has launched a free app that brings gamers access to top-tier console games on their Android smartphones and tablets over a Wi-Fi or 4G LTE[...]

Samsung Galaxy Player Previewed, But Galaxy Note Smartphone in Limbo

Two new Galaxy Player versions are headed for the U.S. Yet while Jacqueline Emigh caught a first-hand look at the Wi-Fi-only media players, she learned that Samsung has no[...]

RIM Buys Scoreloop for BlackBerry Apps with Social Gaming, ‘Virtual Coins’

Falling further behind Android and Apple with its BlackBerry phones, while also struggling with its new PlayBook tablet, RIM has acquired Scoreloop in hopes of picking up enough skills in[...]

Grand Theft Auto III Released for Android and iOS-based Smartphones

Rockstar is celebrating its transition into open world 3D gaming by releasing a mobile version of its acclaimed Grand Theft Auto game.

E3 2011: Sony PlayStation Vita Hands On

Sony went into E3 with an NGP, but came out with a Vita when it officially named the second-generation PSP. Judging from the crowd gathered around Sony's booth and long[...]

Sony PlayStation Suite Bringing PlayStation Games to Android

Sony is about to get a leg up on the competition, as its PlayStation games are about to spread to another platform -- smartphones running Google's Android OS. Also unveiled[...]