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 speed during times of need.
Unconfirmed reports indicate that Verizon isn't that far away from introducing the LG Lucid, which will supposedly be an Android smartphone with a feature set that's fairly -- but not overly -- high-end, and a price to match.
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, Motorola, and LG.
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 of the ten coming from this Korean manufacturer.
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.
LG was one of several companies to unveil a smartphone with a quad-core processor at this week's Mobile World Congress. Learn about the powerful mutimedia capabilities of this device by reading our preview from the show floor.
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 a new class of smartphones with extra-large displays.
The most recent blog post from Brighthand's site editor takes a look at the ever-increasing size of smartphones displays, and why this positive form of inflation is happening.
It seems like Mobile World Congress won?t be filled with surprises this year, as the specs of a great many of the smartphones geared for a grand unveiling at the event will have come out through unofficial channels beforehand. The latest of these is a 3D-enabled model from LG.
Between the hints LG has been dropping and several leaks, a somewhat clear picture of the LG Optimus Vu has come to light. This Android device will have a display large enough to skirt the line between smartphone and tablet. Updated
Photos of the LG Miracle were leaked on a Romanian trading site late last week, showing the design and features of this upcoming Windows Phone. Despite its over-the-top name, it will apparently have a fairly mid-range feature set.
Verizon launched its latest 4G-enabled smartphone this morning, the LG Spectrum. This Android has a range of other high-end features, like a 4.5-inch True HD Screen, 1.5 GHz dual-core processor, and an 8 megapixel camera.
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