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Smartphones and Cell Phones
It seems everyone in business has a smartphone today to keep connected to the office and enjoy their time away from the office. Matthew Miller provides you with news, commentary and in-depth reviews of the latest in mobile phones sporting iOS, Android, Wi
Matthew Miller started using a Pilot 1000 in 1997 and has been writing news, reviews, and opinion pieces ever since.
Samsung has continued its success in the smartphone and overall mobile phone market with a continued rise in market share, while a couple of Chinese vendors have made it into the top five as well.
I was frankly shocked to read the news that Washington regulators forced T-Mobile to change their honest advertising because even they are brainwashed by the carrier subsidy model here in the US. Is there any hope for the consumer?
HTC's One is now available online and in retail stores, while the new Galaxy S4 won't be coming to most US carriers until May. HTC needs to get the word out now and massively promote the One before the S4 overshadows it.
HTC issued an official statement clarifying the reports of Nokia winning an injunction against it and the HTC One. It turns out the microphone manufacturer is in trouble, but HTC can use up the stock that is already purchased.
Swype set the standard for sliding finger text entry on Android devices and it finally moves out of the OEM-only presence to global availability in the Google Play Store.
The embargo on Galaxy S4 reviews lifted, and reviewers who spent the last week with the device are enthusiastic about all the features and functions. Samsung will sell millions, and it should hit stores soon.
I've spent a couple of months with an international HTC One, and it remains the best smartphone I have ever used. My own T-Mobile USA model arrived and I highly recommend it for anyone looking for a new smartphone.
HTC can't seem to cut a break with its fantastic HTC One device, and after seeing device delays, we now hear that there may be an issue with the dual-membrane microphone components.
HTC needs to hit it out of the ballpark to turn the financial tide, and it comes to two US carriers today. However, the Developer Edition is delayed and the Galaxy S4 is coming around the corner.