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Motorola Phones Accused of Infringing on Microsoft’s Patents

08/22/2011, Today, Microsoft and Motorola Mobility are in courts as Microsoft accuses Motorola of illegally using seven of its patents. The software giant is asking the international trade commission (ITC) to stop the importation of select Motorola phones. This case...

Blackberry Bold 9900 Review

08/18/2011, Blackberry Bold 9900 Review: does the Blackberry Bold 9900 Series live up to the marketing pitch? Let’s take a look.

HTC trademarks Enamor and Rhyme

08/17/2011, Looking forward to the 6-8 new HTC devices that HTC has said they will be launching by the end of the year? Well it appears that HTC has trademarked two new names that we have not heard before, the Enamor and Rhyme.

Bracketron’s Cradle-iT Golf Cart Mount

08/16/2011, Do you happen to play golf a lot? If you do, you probably use the golf cart quite a bit to travel from hole to hole, and if you needed to mount your smartphone on your golf cart for GPS or entertainment purposes, perhaps Bracketron has something for you...

Samsung Galaxy R Enters the U.S Market

08/10/2011, We have known for some time that the Samsung Galaxy R would be powered by an NVIDIA Tegra 2 chip, as it has already been demonstrated in video and widely leaked on the web.  Today, it is officially announced to the U.S market, even if the fine details...

Facebook Messenger Stand-Alone Chat App

08/09/2011, Facebook Messenger: Facebook has just (paper) launched its Facebook Messenger App, which effectively focuses on the text communication aspect of Facebook

HTC’s unlocked bootloader tool may void warranty

08/04/2011, Remember when we mentioned that HTC would be unlocking the bootloaders of several handsets this August? It was pretty great of HTC to listen to their customers and give them what they want, although for those living in the US and who get their updates...

SnapDragon Gets New Naming Scheme

08/03/2011, Those who have an interest for the systems on a chip (or SoCs) that power smartphones and tablets know what Qualcomm’s SnapDragon is. However,  keeping track of the differences between the SnapDragon MSM8655T and MSM8560 may require a bit more...

Malicious Code Hidden in SmartPhone Apps

08/02/2011, Lookout, a mobile security company, has issued a report that illustrates the rise of applications infected by malware (programs built with a malicious intent) on mobile platforms. I was particularly interested by how “pirates”  can sneak...

Motorola Photon 4G Review

08/01/2011, This complete Motorola Photon 4G review goes over its capabilities, strengths and weaknesses to give you an idea of how it feels to use it in the real world.

Aliyun OS is Alibaba’s new mobile platform

07/28/2011, With many considering Alibaba to be the Google of China and even launching their own mobile payment services, AliPay, we have to admit that seeing them launch their very own mobile operating system really did not come as big a shock as we would have...

Fujitsu IS12T: First WP7 Mango Phone

07/26/2011, We already knew that KKDI was going to get a “Mango” device, but it seems that the IS12T will be the first Windows Phone 7.5 (aka Mango) device to ship to consumers. “Hip” Japanese carrier KDDI, which is well known for...

Leaked Sprint document points to more Android-powered devices

07/25/2011, Brief Mobile managed to sniff out a leaked Sprint document which shows off a bunch of projected release dates for new devices, with Android-powered smartphones as the main character. First of all, there is the Samsung Conquer that is slated for an August...