Most smartphones can do many of the same things as a full function PC, but you're still going to want to transfer your files to an actual laptop or desktop when you need to do some real work. Not so with the Magic W3, which is really a tiny hand-held PC that just happens to also work as a phone.
And you thought the iPhone 4's 960 x 640 Retina Display was sweet. Hitachi's new 4.5-inch IPS LCD for smartphones has even more pixels than you could possibly need in a mobile device.
Did HTC just beat the iPhone to going buttonless on the face of its smartphone? A few leaked shots of what appear to be a Droid Incredible successor show just that. Is the future of smartphones going to be buttonless?
The U.S. Army's fascination with mobile devices peaked in 2008 when it started to issue iPod touches to soldiers to help translate Arabic in Iraq. A new report suggests that the Army is looking into providing an iPhone or Android phone to soldiers — for military purposes of course.
As if we didn't already know that the Google Nexus S was going to be announced sooner or later. Well, if you've been holding out for a shiny new Android smartphone with the latest 2.3 Gingerbread software, then today's your lucky day — the Google Nexus S is official.
It appears that size is really starting to matter when it comes to smartphones. Following hot on the heels of the huge Dell Streak, this new 4.8-inch Android powered monster from Acer, makes the iPhone's highly touted 3.5-inch retina display...
The current state of smartphone hardware looks like this: touchscreen phone with a 5-megapixel camera, LED flash, 720p HD video recording, minimum 8GB internal storage, 512MB of RAM and a 1Ghz mobile processor. LG's leaked flagship smartphone known currently as "Star" will likely lead the way to a new standard for smartphones in the next year or two.
The Motorola Droid 2 Global is going where no other smartphone has gone before — beyond the cookie cutter 1Ghz processor. BGR has an official leaked spec sheet of the Motorola Droid 2 Global edition. It's CPU will blaze past its competitors in sheer processing power.
Do you fancy a sleek new smartphone, but you're still working off the contract on that old dumbphone you got last year? A technology called acoustic fingerprinting might be just the ticket to make your low-tech phone seem just a bit less dumb.
See that chart above? The Nexus One hasn't been doing so well since its debut. In fact, compared by analytic firm Flurry to the Motorola's Droid and Apple's iPhone, the numbers are pretty grim: 1.05 million Droid handsets sold 74...