Ginny MiesContributor, PCWorld

Ginny covers smartphones, apps and the occasional pet gadget. She's a sucker for pretty product design and usually has at least three smartphones on her.

The Top-Performing Android Phones: Benchmark Blitz

We put six Android phones through our suite of benchmark tests to see which ones had the best CPU, graphics, and browser performance.


Samsung Galaxy Note for T-Mobile Review: Different, but Not for Everyone

Not much has changed with the Galaxy Note for T-Mobile, but it ships with Ice Cream Sandwich and is slightly less expensive than the AT&T version.


Qualcomm's Quad Snapdragon S4 Pro Tablet Now Available to Developers

The BSquare-made tablet serves as a Mobile Development Platform for Qualcomm's new quad-core processor.


Motorola Atrix HD Review: Dazzling Display, Low Price

Considering this phone's big, bright display and fast processor, it is hard to believe that the Motorola Atrix HD is only $100.


T-Mobile Launches Two New myTouch Phones from Huawei

T-Mobile's latest myTouch phones are inexpensive, but don't have the most cutting-edge specs.


Samsung Galaxy Note Review: Now With Android 4.0

Update: The Galaxy Note will get Android 4.0 with some new additions to the S Note app.


LG Optimus 4X HD: A Quad-Core Android Phone

The LG Optimus 4X HD is a very powerful phone, but the software and camera are lacking.


Jitterbug Plus Cell Phone Review: Simple Design, Lifesaving Technology

The Jitterbug Plus has a slimmer, sleeker design and built-in photo-sharing capabilities.


Google Docs offline: A getting started guide

Editing documents in Google Docs no longer requires an Internet connection. Here’s how to get up and running in offline mode.

Google Now and Search Revamp: The Most Exciting Updates in Android Jelly Bean

Android Jelly Bean isn’t a major upgrade, but the new Search capabilities show that Google is truly the search king.


MediaTek Launches Android Dual-Core Platform on Eve of Google I/O

The new dual-core chipset supports high-resolution displays, 1080p video playback, and 8-megapixel cameras.


Windows Phone 8's Great Start Screen: A Closer Look

This is perhaps the best-looking Start Screen across all smartphone platforms.

Live Blog: Windows Phone 8 Details

Windows Phone 8 will support multi-core phones and NFC payments, use Nokia Maps, and share many traits with Windows 8. Join us for a play-by-play from Microsoft's keynote.


Samsung Galaxy S III Review: Your Next Android Phone

Despite some gimmicky features, the Galaxy S III is a well-designed, high-performance smartphone.