Microsoft 2012 SmartPhone Articles

Popular Microsoft Articles for 2012

Nokia Lumia 710 Review: Windows Phone, Now With 4G

The Nokia Lumia 710 is the first Windows Phone with 4G connectivity, but the fact that it's on T-Mobile's network hinders its performance somewhat. Does this handset still manage to[...]

Windows Phone 8 Review: Let’s Try This Again

With Windows Phone 8, Microsoft is filling in the gaps found in the last iteration of its mobile operating system and giving it a chance to really compete.

Nokia Lumia 920 & Lumia 820 Preview

Nokia came to NYC with Microsoft to show off their recently-announced Lumia 920 and 820 Windows Phone 8 devices, and they did not disappoint.

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.

J.D. Power: Apple iPhone Takes Top Honor in Customer Satisfaction Once Again

Apple will have to make room for another award on its mantle, as the company's iPhone clinched the top spot in the most recent J.D. Power and Associates survey for[...]

Microsoft SkyDrive for Android Review

With its new SkyDrive for Android app, Microsoft is sliding into a mobile online storage arena dominated so far by Dropbox and SugarSync. Read the full review.

Nokia Lumia 800 Review: A Windows Phone that Stands Out from the Pack

The Lumia 800 isn't Nokia's flagship model, but according to our reviewer, this Windows Phone has some advantages over its bigger and more expensive sister model, the Lumia 900. Read[...]

Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Features Leaked

Numerous features of Microsoft's next-generation Windows Phone 8 platform, aka "Apollo", have leaked out. Many of the most-requested features of this operating system are apparently on the way.

OfficeSuite Pro Review: Great Office Compatibility

With its elegant design and cool feature set, OfficeSuite Pro 6 manages to impress, even in a competitive field. Read the full review of the Android OS edition.

CES 2012: HTC Titan II Hands-On Preview: A Smartphone of Epic Proportions, Literally

Windows Phone 7 is moving on up to AT&T's LTE network with the HTC Titan II, the first WP7 4G device. We got to spend some time with the massive[...]

HTC Titan II Review: Come for Windows Phone 7.5 With 4G, Stay for the Camera

It may be huge and have a display of dubious quality, but the HTC Titan II is still, overall, a solid addition to the growing lineup of 4G LTE Windows[...]

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.

BYOD Smartphones, PCs and Tablets Raise Big Security Risks, Experts Say

Employees bringing their own devices to work (BYOD) can raise big security risks, according to newly released research. At this week's RSA Conference, though, vendors announced some new technologies that[...]

Windows Phone 7.5 Goes on a Diet With Upcoming ”Tango” Release

The minimum requirements for smartphone operating systems have a tendency to climb with each release, but for its next update to Windows Phone, Microsoft is putting its mobile OS on[...]

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.

Nokia Lumia 710 and 800 Getting Mobile Hotspot Service, Other Enhancements

An upcoming software update for the Nokia Lumia 710 and 800 will allow users to share their wireless internet connection via a mobile hotspot app. Other improvements are coming as[...]

Sale Drops Nokia Lumia 900 Windows Phone to Just $10

AT&T customers who are interested in the latest Windows Phone from Nokia can get this device at an unusually low price thanks to a sale by Amazon.com. The Lumia 900[...]

CES 2012 Likely to Bring New Android Devices and Windows Phones

The Consumer Electronics Show starts next week in Las Vegas, and there will be quite a bit of smartphone-related news coming out of this giant tradeshow. Expect announcements related to[...]

Nokia Lumia 710 Owners Can Get a Free Case

Nokia is offering everyone who has a Lumia 710 Windows Phone from T-Mobile a free colorful case. All they have to do is ask for it.