Mobile Browser Battlemodo: Which Phones Deliver The Real Web

Before 2007, using the internet on your phone would make you want to kill yourself, if you were dumb enough to believe the crap splattered across that tiny screen even was the "internet." But the combination of increased bandwidth and better mobile software means that more phones really are promising to deliver the … » 11/19/08 11:00am 11/19/08 11:00am

Dealzmodo Hack: Cooked Software Revives HTC Phones

HTC has always known their biggest weakness: Windows Mobile. They've done their best to hide the aged interface in glossy costumes and bolster performance, but they can only do so much—the OS is slow, buggy and can drain battery life on certain hardware. Luckily, Windows Mobile responds well to per-device… » 11/06/08 2:00pm 11/06/08 2:00pm

Next Month on Verizon: Samsung Omnia, HTC Touch Pro and More

If the BlackBerry Storm isn't quite your beat, Verizon's got a surprisingly sturdy brigade of other phones coming out next month, headlined by Samsung's Omnia and HTC's Touch Pro (sorry, XV6850—why won't you just let HTC be, Verizon?). The Omnia's keeping the same crappy UI, but it'll be tarted up red, the way VZW… » 10/24/08 1:30pm 10/24/08 1:30pm

Giz Explains: Illustrated Guide to Smartphone OSes

You're more likely than ever to buy a smartphone, not just because they do so much more than dumb feature phones, with real email, decent web browsing and downloadable applications, but because they're cheaper than ever. With the exception of some expensive ass unlocked-but-unsubsidized European models, you… » 10/09/08 2:00pm 10/09/08 2:00pm