Nokia 2011 SmartPhone Articles

Popular Nokia Articles for 2011

House Passes Bill to Ban New Mobile Taxes for 5 Years

On Tuesday, the House approved a bill that would prohibit state and local governments from imposing new discriminatory taxes on mobile and wireless services, including cellphones and wireless broadband access,[...]

Nokia Windows Phone 7 Devices May Arrive by Q4

For those disappointed about the long wait for the first Windows Phone 7 Nokia smartphones, there may be a small ray of hope: Nokia CEO Stephen Elop mentioned the possibility[...]

Nokia Astound Review

The Nokia Astound is the T-Mobile USA version of Nokia's C7 touchscreen-based smartphone. Here's our full review of this Symbian model, that packs a good range of features for a[...]

Should You Get a 4G Smartphone?

This holiday buying season, plenty of would-be smartphone owners are looking at 4G phones, wondering what benefits there are to 4G, and whether they need them. We'll take a look[...]

Windows Phone 7.5 Mango Review: Building a Better OS

Not too long ago, the major Windows Phone 7 update known as "Mango" was finally released. Designed to patch up many of the holes in the first version of the[...]

Nokia’s First Two Windows Phones Could Be Modified X7 and N8

Nokia is supposedly going to take a shortcut to get its initial models running Microsoft Windows Phone on the market: it's going to take two devices that were designed for[...]

Can Nokia Win the Smartphone War?

Nokia has been the king of the world handset market for almost as long as anyone can remember, but recently its crown has begun to slip. In his latest column,[...]

Nokia Dropping Symbian and MeeGo, Going with Windows Phone 7

In a dramatic change of strategy, Nokia announced a plan this morning to make Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 its default operating system. In the future, Nokia will stop developing operating[...]

Nokia Ovi Mail Migrates to Yahoo

The Ovi Mail service for Nokia users is being migrated to Yahoo to provide customers with extra features benefits. However, a number of customers have found the move jarring.

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 and Nokia Working on a 5-Year, $1 Billion Contract

Nokia announced recently that it is going to use Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system on all its future smartphones. Apparently, Microsoft used its checkbook to convince Nokia to make this[...]

Carrier IQ Spyware Found in Numerous Smartphones, Tracking Your Every Move

A new video posted by a security researcher has the Internet in a frenzy, as it details hidden software installed on smartphones that logs numerous details about the users activities.[...]

We Shouldn’t Ban Cell Phones in Cars, We Should Ban Drivers

Although the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board wants a complete ban on using a cell phone for any reason while driving, Brighthand's Site Editor has a a better suggestion: let's[...]

Samsung Replaces Apple As World’s Biggest Smartphone Maker

It appears Apple's reign at the top of the smartphone market was short lived, as Samsung surpassed the iPhone maker as the new leader in the worldwide smartphone market last[...]

Two Technologies Could Significantly Increase Your Next Smartphone’s Battery Life

A majority of the smartphones currently available lack an impressive battery. However, as the industry continues to evolve, it seems we may finally begin to see technologies that can prolong[...]

Nokia Lumia 900, Flagship Windows Phone to Hit U.S. in 2012

While Nokia itself remains mum on details regarding its upcoming flagship devices, it looks like the Lumia 900 will be the one of the first Windows smartphone to launch from[...]

Apple’s App Store Unfazed by Competition

The Apple App Store has held strong in the face of competition from the Android Market and other brands' stores. Reporting from industry analysts at IHS Inc. shows that Apple's[...]

Nokia Given Free Rein With Windows Phone 7

Not only did Nokia manage to secure a partnership with Microsoft, announcing recently that it will be bringing the Windows Phone 7 OS to its phones, but it has also[...]

IDC: Windows Phones to Knock Apple’s iPhones Out of Second Place

As might well be anticipated, Android OS phones will keep picking up more market share through 2015. More surprisingly, however, Apple's iPhones will slip slightly, and Windows Phone 7 (WP7)[...]

Big Wins and Epic Fails in the 2011 Smartphone Market

Looking back over 2011, there have been some spectacular failures, but some big successes, too. The Brighthand editorial staff considers the previous 12 months and picks the winners and losers,[...]