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Samsung Has Sold 30 Million Galaxy S IIIs Samsung Has Sold 30 Million Galaxy S IIIs

Samsung today announced that it has sold 30 million units of its flagship Android smartphone, the Galaxy S III. The smartphone was released 150 days ago in Europe. This isn’t quite an Apple-level number (almost 30 million iPhone 5s have …

Smartphones Linked to Teen Sex, Says Study Smartphones Linked to Teen Sex, Says Study
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A new study shows that the use of smartphones is associated with an increased likelihood both of teens being solicited for sex via the internet and of having sex with someone they met online. The study was conducted by researchers …

Windows Phone 8 Will Have 46 of 50 Most-Used Apps Windows Phone 8 Will Have 46 of 50 Most-Used Apps
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The East coast of the U.S. may be almost entirely shut down today, but the West coast isn’t worrying about Hurricane Sandy. Google’s big Nexus and Android announcement event that was scheduled to be held in New York today has …

Your Smartphone Is Now One in a Billion in Use, Worldwide Your Smartphone Is Now One in a Billion in Use, Worldwide

According to estimates, the population of Earth is just shy of 7 billion people. And according to new research, 1 in 7 of them own a smartphone. The study comes from Strategy Analytics, who estimate that the world hit this …

ASUS Announces the PadFone 2 Tablet/Smartphone Hybrid ASUS Announces the PadFone 2 Tablet/Smartphone Hybrid
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ASUS has always been a bit experimental with its products. The company had a prototype dock-able tablet/laptop hybrid long before Windows 8 was announced. Today ASUS announced the PadFone 2, an Android tablet that has a slot to dock a …

Watch the iPhone 5 & the Galaxy S III Blended to a Fine Powder Watch the iPhone 5 & the Galaxy S III Blended to a Fine Powder
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You wanted it, and here it is. Blender company Blendtec has been torturing things for a while now through a YouTube video series called “Will it Blend?” Their speciality happens to be throwing tech devices into blenders – because why …

Sprint Galaxy Note II Coming October 25 Sprint Galaxy Note II Coming October 25
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Sprint announced today that Samsung‘s Galaxy Note II smartphone will be available on its network beginning October 25. The device will cost $299 with a new or upgraded 2-year service agreement. The carrier will have the Galaxy Note II in …

Samsung Galaxy S III Mini Officially Announced Samsung Galaxy S III Mini Officially Announced
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As expected, Samsung today announced its new Galaxy S III Mini smartphone at an event in Frankfurt, Germany. The new version of the device has a 4-inch screen, scaled-down hardware, and lacks 4G LTE capabilities. The 4-inch Super AMOLED screen …

Samsung Galaxy S III Mini Coming Tomorrow Samsung Galaxy S III Mini Coming Tomorrow
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It turns out the rumors (as they so often are when it comes to the smartphone market) were true: Samsung will release a smaller version of its flagship Galaxy Android smartphone, the Galaxy S III. The device will be announced …

T-Mobile Gets the Galaxy Note II on October 24 [RUMOR] T-Mobile Gets the Galaxy Note II on October 24 [RUMOR]
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It’s already known that Samsung will be releasing the Galaxy Note II on every major U.S. carrier, just like it did the Galaxy S III. If history serves a a preview, however, the actual launch date for the extra-large smartphone …

Nokia Lumia 810 Will be Exclusive For T-Mobile Nokia Lumia 810 Will be Exclusive For T-Mobile

Last week it was announced that Nokia’s upcoming flagship Windows Phone 8 smartphone, the Lumia 920, will be an AT&T exclusive. While that announcement might have upset Windows Phone fans who aren’t subscribers to AT&T, today’s announcement from Nokia might …

Galaxy S III Mini Rumored For Fall Announcement Galaxy S III Mini Rumored For Fall Announcement
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Have we come this far? Have Android smartphones become so big that customers are now demanding smaller versions of manufacturers’ flagship Android devices? Or, does Samsung so truly believe that Apple is right about everything design that it takes Apple’s …

HTC Announces “Refreshed” One X+ Smartphone HTC Announces “Refreshed” One X+ Smartphone

HTC today officially announced its One X+ smartphone, a “refreshed” version of its flagship Android device, the One X. The company’s launch of the HTC One X did not propel the smartphone to “must-have” status in the U.S. The device …

James Bond Smartphone to be Offered by AT&T James Bond Smartphone to be Offered by AT&T

James Bond movies have, for quite a while now, featured some of the most gratuitous and shameless product placements and tie-ins in movie history. Not even Bond’s signature vodka martini is safe: Heineken is a Bond sponsor and the secret …

RIM Announces New Features For BlackBerry 10 RIM Announces New Features For BlackBerry 10

Today marked the start of the BlackBerry Jam developers’ conference. This is the failing company’s last big chance to remain relevant in the smartphone world. It also marks the first public unveiling of BlackBerry 10, the company’s new smartphone operating …

BlackBerry 10 Smartphone Images Leaked Ahead Of RIM Event BlackBerry 10 Smartphone Images Leaked Ahead Of RIM Event
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RIM is banking everything on the launch of BlackBerry 10. This is the device that will get them back in the game. The first BlackBerry 10 smartphone might be revealed next week, but a recent leak may have given us …

LG Announces the New Optimus G Smartphone LG Announces the New Optimus G Smartphone

Today must be smartphone announcement day. In addition to Motorola’a announcement of its new RAZR i, LG today announced its new flagship smartphone device, the Optimus G. LG’s Optimus G will have a 1.5 GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core processor, …

Motorola Announces Another RAZR Smartphone Motorola Announces Another RAZR Smartphone

Last month Motorola announced its new Droid-branded smartphone lineup. The phones appear to be modern smartphones, but weren’t mind-blowing, except possibly for their long battery life. Today, Motorola has announced yet another addition to its smartphone products, the RAZR i. …

Samsung Takes on the iPhone 5 in New Ad Samsung Takes on the iPhone 5 in New Ad

Samsung had been riding high all summer. After HTC stumbled on the U.S. release of their One X smartphone, Samsung’s Galaxy S III became the new must-have Android smartphone. Just last week the company announced that over 20 million of …

Galaxy Note II Sales to Top 20 Million, Says Samsung Mobile Head Galaxy Note II Sales to Top 20 Million, Says Samsung Mobile Head

While Apple continues to believe that the width of the new (and old) iPhone is perfect for human hands, there are customers who have clearly taken the view that “bigger is better” when it comes to the size of smartphone …

Galaxy Note II to Launch on Verizon, Every Other Major U.S. Carrier Galaxy Note II to Launch on Verizon, Every Other Major U.S. Carrier

It appears that Samsung is on a roll that can’t be stopped. BriefMobile this weekend reported that an anonymous “reputable source” told them Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note II will be sold through Verizon. That means the Galaxy Note II will …