webOS 2012 SmartPhone Articles

Popular webOS Articles for 2012

Smartphone Users Play Games Longer than Many Might Expect, according to Survey

A survey performed by MocoSpace of over 15,000 gamers resulted in some interesting figures concerning the world of mobile gaming. A majority of respondents are using their smartphones and tablets[...]

Something Old, Something New: Companies Focus on Recycling, Re-Using Outdated Phones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

Smartphone and Tablet Users Are Still Frustrated with Slow Mobile Download Speeds

Keynote Competitive Research shared results of its nationwide mobile user survey, revealing important insights depicting consumer mobile web experiences.

Facebook’s Mobile Challenge Part I: Making Money

Facebook's recent IPO made it official: this giant of social networking has no idea how to make money off smartphone users. And this is something the company is going to[...]

BLOG: How HP Pulled the Rug Out from Under Palm

A new blog post from Brighthand's site editor takes a look at some new information on what HP's original plan was to make Palm's webOS into serious competition for the[...]

HP May Be Considering Bringing Back the webOS

Just when you think the webOS is gone with the wind, there's evidence it might be coming back. HP is hiring dozens of engineers with experience in this operating system.

Roaming Between Wi-Fi Networks to Get Much Easier

The GSMA and the Wireless Broadband Alliance are working on a plan to allow smartphones to easily and seamlessly roam between different Wi-Fi networks, even if these are managed by[...]

FreedomPop Begins Public Tests of Free 4G Wireless Internet Service

FreedomPop, the free internet service just entered into its free public beta. Now open to the public FreedomPop looks to offer 500MB of data free to all users who wish[...]

Verizon Could Soon Add Shared Data to Family Plans

A screenshot that leaked out of Verizon has hit the internet today, hinting that the company will start offering a shared data plan in the future. This is a highly-requested[...]

Teens Are Texting More, Talking Less According to Study

The days of teens talking on the cell phones for hours are now over. Text is more popular now, and getting more so. According to a study by Pew Internet,[...]

British Study Finds No Link Between Cell Phones and Cancer

A recent review of published research by a British group found that there is no clear evidence that cell phone causes cancer. This agrees with findings of a study done[...]

Analysts Say HP’s Decision To Stay Out of Smartphones Is a Good Move

HP chief Meg Whitman said her company has no plans to enter the smartphone market in the coming year, apparently contradicting something she said earlier, but a decision also seen[...]

British Airline to Enable Passengers to Make Phone Calls on Trans-Atlantic Flights

Virgin Atlantic customers will no longer have to shut off their phones on transatlantic flights from London to New York by the end of the year.

FAA Reconsidering Allowing Travellers to Use Smartphones and Tablets on Planes

Brighthand's parent site TechnologyGuide has a report on the FAA reevaluating its requirements for electronic devices on board plane. Travellers may soon be able to use their smartphone or tablet[...]

Smartphones Can Play a Role in Sleep Disorders

An article from our parent site TechnologyGuide covers research that shows many teens are giving up sleep to text their friends late into the night, and sometimes even in their[...]

Not Everything That Debuts at CES Is a Hit

The CES graveyard is full of gadgets that made a big splash in Vegas, but were not ultimately successful, like the Palm Pre. Read this editorial on TechnologyGuide.