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January, 2012

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January 29, 2012  11:16 AM

Smartphone Makers Should Reduce the Number of Models They Offer



Posted by: Ed Hardy
Apple, Motorola, Samsung

The head of HTC's UK division said in an interview last week that, in 2012, his company is going to concentrate on making a few very good smartphones, rather than just throwing a big bunch of models at a wall to see what sticks. This is a good idea, and one that all mobile device makers should...

January 26, 2012  1:41 PM

The iPhone 5 Should Be Released This Summer, Not Next Fall



Posted by: Ed Hardy
Apple

You may have seen an article on Brighthand yesterday on the Apple iPhone outselling all Android-based smartphones combined in the U.S. last quarter. While...


January 24, 2012  1:57 PM

Google Android vs. Apple iOS: Which Side Will You Choose?



Posted by: Ed Hardy
Apple, AT&T, Google, Samsung, Sprint, Verizon

It's not easy shopping for a smartphone. There are so many different devices --- the options can be overwhelming. In hopes of making this decision easier, Brighthand has published a comparison between two of the best phone running Google's Android OS and Apple's iOS: the Samsung Galaxy S...


January 20, 2012  2:49 PM

Removable Memory Cards Are Remarkably Cheap



Posted by: Ed Hardy
Android, BlackBerry

If you have a smartphone that has a low-capacity microSD card, you should seriously consider getting a bigger one. This is a cheap and easy way to upgrade your device.  Most Android, BlackBerry, and webOS handsets include a microSD memory card reader. If you bought an inexpensive model,...


January 14, 2012  9:40 AM

Your Next Smartphone Might Have an ”Intel Inside” Sticker



Posted by: Ed Hardy
Google, Motorola

This week's CES brought a virtual blitzkrieg of news, making its easy to overlook an important story. One that nearly passed under my radar was Intel's announcement that it finally had some big-name companies to make smartphones running Atom processors. I heard that Intel was unveiling a...


January 5, 2012  7:10 PM

A BlackBerry Without a Keyboard Is Like a Fish Without Gills



Posted by: Ed Hardy
BlackBerry, RIM

A report surfaced today that BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion is only going to make one smartphone this year. While this should be taken with a grain of salt, like all unconfirmed reports, I find...


January 3, 2012  3:48 PM

A Tale of Three Operating Systems



Posted by: Ed Hardy
Apple, Google, Microsoft

In the past few months, new versions have been released for three of the biggest mobile operating systems: Apple's iOS, Google's Android OS, and Microsoft's Windows Phone. I'm pleased to be able to say that Brighthand has reviewed all of these, so we can present you with information on the...


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