LG 2012 SmartPhone Articles

Popular LG Articles for 2012

LG Optimus G Review

Available from both Sprint and AT&T, the LG Optimus G is this company's flagship smartphone. Is it more than the sum of its parts? Brighthand takes a look.

LG Spectrum Review: Cutting-Edge Features for a Reasonable Price

Although LG isn't a name often associated with cutting-edge smartphones, the LG Spectrum aims to change that, featuring a big, beautiful screen, powerful processor, and support for Verizon's 4G LTE[...]

LG Intuition Review: Smartphone and Tablet

The LG Intuition skirts the line between smartphone and tablet. Read on to see our thoughts on this Android device, which has a 5-inch display, stylus, and 4G LTE.

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.

Google Developer Explains the Long Wait for Android OS 4.0 Upgrades

A prominent Google engineer involved in the development of the Android OS has given an explanation on why so many people are still waiting for an upgrade to the latest[...]

Android OS 4.0 Upgrades Coming in May for Verizon’s Motorola Droid RAZR, RAZR MAXX, and HTC Rezound

Those who own the Motorola Droid RAZR, RAZR MAXX, or HTC Rezound smartphones from Verizon will be receiving the Android OS 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) upgrade by the end of[...]

Quad-Core Smartphones Dominated Mobile World Congress 2012

Mobile World Congress is wrapping up in Barcelona, and Brighthand's European correspondent brings us his picks for the most important announcements made at this annual smartphone tradeshow.

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[...]

HTC ThunderBolt, Other Verizon Models Getting Android OS 4.0 Upgrades

Verizon Wireless has released a list of all the smartphones it offers that will be getting upgrades to the latest version of Google's operating system. ?This includes models from HTC,[...]

Samsung Galaxy Nexus, LG Viper 4G LTE Launch from Sprint

Sprint's first LTE-enabled smartphones have just been introduced. Both run the Android OS, but the Samsung Galaxy Nexus is a high-end model, while the LG Viper 4G LTE has more[...]

LG Optimus Vu Tabletphone Unveiled, Will Compete with Samsung Galaxy Note

Some companies just can't wait for tradeshows to unveil their hot new products: over a week before MWC kicks off, LG has just formally announced the Optimus Vu, one of[...]

Researchers Working on Ways to Put 16-Core Processors in Smartphones

There's overclocking, and then there's this: University researchers are in the early stages of putting multi-core processors in smartphones to work in bursts of up to 16 times their normal[...]

Google Nexus 4 Backordered Until 2013

Those who order an iPhone 5 from Apple have to wait a week to receive it. But that's nothing compared to the recently-released Nexus 4 -- orders for this Android[...]

Google Nexus 4 Available Again

LG has been having trouble keeping up with demand for the Nexus 4. This smartphone has been out of stock almost since its launch day, but a new shipment has[...]

Most Popular Smartphones for February 2012

Each month, Brighthand publishes a list of the smartphones that readers have shown the most interest in during the preceding four weeks. Samsung dominated January's list, with five out[...]

Something Old, Something New: Companies Focus on Recycling, Re-Using Outdated Phones

Old handsets that end up in landfills leak toxic chemicals into the soil and groundwater. But there are programs that make it easy for consumers to recycle, and even make[...]

LG Introduces Online Multimedia File Storage Service: LG Cloud

LG Electronics announced the beta opening of LG Cloud, an online multimedia file storage service that is geared to connect and stream all forms of digital content across various electronic[...]

AT&T Lists HTC, Samsung, Motorola, LG, and Pantech Models Getting Android OS 4.0 Upgrades

The HTC Vivid has become the first phone offered by AT&T to get an upgrade to the latest version of Google's mobile OS, Android 4.0. The carrier listed which of[...]

All Windows Phones Might Receive Upgrades to ”Apollo”

According to an unconfirmed report, all current Windows Phones will receive an upgrade to Windows Phone 8 (Apollo), possibly silencing an earlier rumor to the contrary.

Smartphone Battery Life a Critical Factor for Customer Satisfaction, According to Study

As smartphone ownership increases, so does the demand for overall satisfaction from these devices. The biggest factor currently affecting customer satisfaction is smartphone battery life and performance, according to a[...]