NexusOne – The Google Smartphone

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Fondly called the “Superphone” and “an example of what’s possible” on phones using Android, the Google NexusOne Smartphone is here. Some even call it the “Meeting place of the Web and phones”. The Smartphone features the powerful 1GHz Snapdragon Processor and a full touch screen like the Apple iPhone. Google has upgraded its software and [...]

Android’s Pros and Cons That You Should Know Before Getting Your New Android Phone

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Having a smart phone that uses the Android system in your hand is like having the world on the tip of your fingers. If you are not yet familiar with the term ‘Android’, it is an operating system for smart phones and tablets that allows you to run many applications on your smart phone or [...]

AT&T’s plan backfires; DoJ requests postponement, threatens to drop T-Mobile deal lawsuit

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It appears that AT&T’s plan to postpone its battle with the FCC to focus on a Department of Justice suit has backfired, since the U.S. Department of Justice has requested that its suit to block AT&T’s planned takeover of T-Mobile USA be postponed. The case had previously been granted expedited status at the request of [...]

Toshiba to offer 10-inch Excite Android tablet in January

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Toshiba is readying its latest Android tablet, the Excite, for January, according to the electronics maker’s Canadian webpage. The Excite is the successor to the Thrive tablet and will offer 10 inches of touchscreen real estate to its users. The tablet will also come loaded with Google’s Android 3.2 Honeycomb operating system which is powered [...]

The HTC Evo 3D Offers A Great Showcase For 3D Functionality In Smartphones

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The HTC Evo 3D is the first 3D smartphone from the highly prolific HTC brand. As the name suggests, it offers 3D functionality in the form of its touchscreen and camera. In this article I will take a closer look at the HTC Evo 3D and its key features so you can decide if it’s [...]

Sony Ericsson brand transitioning to Sony in mid-2012

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When Sony announced intentions to buy out Ericsson’s share of the companies’ joint mobile phone venture Sony Ericsson in October, we knew it would be only a matter of time before the Ericsson was dropped from the company name and we saw smartphones with just the Sony brand on them. According to a Sony executive [...]

Android 4.0 ICS update tested on Google’s own Nexus S smartphones

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Nexus S users needing more proof of an Android 4.0 ICS update heading their way will be excited to hear word from this past weekend that Google reportedly has distributed the update to its own employees for testing, indicating that the update for the public isn’t too far off. Read the full story here.

Sprint offers new parental controls for children’s cellphone use

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Sprint has announced a new set of controls for parents that make it easier for them to monitor and control their children’s cellphone use. Called Sprint Mobile Controls, the new service gives parents a web dashboard with which they can quickly see all of the activity on their children’s phones. Parents can see how much [...]

Video: Samsung Focus S (AT&T) Windows Phone 7.5 smartphone video tour

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The Samsung Focus S is the second of two new Windows Phone 7.5 smartphones released by AT&T and Samsung this fall. Featuring a 4.3-inch, Super AMOLED Plus display and an 8.5mm thick frame, the Focus S is a dead ringer for the Galaxy S II Android smartphones from Samsung. Watch the video here.

Fujistu-Toshiba ARROWS ES IS12F claims crown of thinnest smartphone

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It seems that the Motorola DROID RAZR’s title of “world’s thinnest smartphone” is about to be expire, as Toshiba-Fujitsu has announced a new Android smartphone for the Japanese market that is even thinner than the DROID RAZR. Measuring a scant 6.7mm (0.26in) thick, the ARROWS ES IS12F will be available from Japan’s KDDI in the [...]