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The Best (and Worst) Video Chat Apps for Android OS Devices

Want to talk face-to-face from your phone with people elsewhere in the world? After testing six Android OS video chat apps, we tell you which are the best, and why.

Apple iPhone 4S vs. Samsung Galaxy S II: Which Is the Greatest?

If you're new to the smartphone world, you may not know which way to go. Do you want an iPhone, which seems to be the "it" device that everyone wants,[...]

What Is the Best Free GPS App for Android OS Phones?

With a profusion of free GPS apps now available for Android OS, which one is best? In this roundup, Brighthand compares five top free apps and declares a winner.

HTC One S Review: A Surprisingly Powerful Android Smartphone

The HTC One S isn't the flagship model from this company, but it has a feature set that, according to Brighthand's European correspondent, compares well to its larger and more[...]

Motorola Droid RAZR vs. Droid RAZR MAXX: There Is a Big Difference

Anyone shopping for an Android smartphone from Verizon is likely to be confused about two smartphones that have very similar names and very similar features. Despite this, one is clearly[...]

Four iPhone Privacy Apps for Protecting Your Content from Prying Eyes

Do you want to keep personal photos and other content on your iPhone hidden away from any onlookers? Here's the lowdown on four "privacy apps" that could help.

BlackBerry 10 Smartphones to Run Android Apps

In a conference call this morning, the new CEO of RIM, Thorsten Heins, announced that BlackBerry 10 smartphones will have an Android player, allowing them to run third-party software created[...]

Apple iPhone 5 vs. Samsung Galaxy S III

Smartphone shoppers face a choice between Apple's flagship smartphone or Samsung's. Brighthand is here to help with a hands-on comparison of these two.

Six Streaming Music Apps for the iPhone: Free Choice, But at What Price?

Streaming music apps let you get just the tunes that are really music to your ears. Apps are free, although the music might not be. Here are six top iPhone[...]

HTC One X Review: AT&T’s New Top Android Smartphone

The One X is the new flagship Android smartphone from HTC and AT&T. It has a large display, runs the latest version of Google's Android OS, loads of other high-end[...]

Seven Paid GPS Apps for Android OS Phones: Worth the Price?

With GPS apps for Android OS phones, "to pay or not to pay" as a big question. Join us as we take a hands-on look at seven paid GPS apps[...]

Apple Might Become Its Own Cellular Wireless Service Provider

According to an expert, Apple's next big move may be to become a wireless service provider, like Verizon or AT&T. This would allow the company to dispense with the "middleman"[...]

Samsung Galaxy Note Review: Is Bigger Really Better?

The Samsung Galaxy Note is an Android smartphone that's large enough to skirt the line of being a tablet. It supports AT&T's super-fast 4G LTE service, and even comes with[...]

Samsung Galaxy S III Review: Universally Excellent Android Smartphone

The Samsung Galaxy S III launches a hype level typically reserved for the Apple iPhone for good reason given Samsung's reputation for quality handsets. Does this smartphone deliver?

Top 10 iPhone Tips and Tricks

You can use a smartphone for years and not learn all of its tricks. That's why the Brighthand staff has put together this list of the ten most useful features[...]

Motorola Droid RAZR M Review

Verizon's Motorola Droid RAZR M mixes performance and value. Brighthand takes a closer look at this speedy mid-range Android smartphone.

Apple iPhone 5 Review: Bigger and Better

The latest smartphone from Apple brings a larger display, faster processor, and quicker wireless access. How does it stack up in the real world?

Samsung Galaxy Note II Review: Big, Powerful, Productive

The Samsung Galaxy Note II is huge with a 5.5-inch screen, and carries a ton of features. Is it just too much for a smartphone?

Apple iPhone 4S vs Samsung Galaxy S III

They are the most popular smartphones available today, but deciding between the two can be a challenge. Brighthand compares these flagship smartphones.

Samsung Galaxy S III Review: The International Version

The Samsung Galaxy S III is the new flagship smartphone from this Korean company. In this review, Brighthand's European corespondent takes a look at the international version of this device,[...]