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.

iPhone 4S Battery Life: How Does It Compare to Other Smartphones?

The iPhone 4S's battery life span is high relative to many other phones in our sample, but the Samsung Epic Touch 4G is the clear winner.


AT&T's First 4G LTE Phones Arrive Next Week

The HTC Vivid and Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket will hit shelves November 6.


Hands-On With the Nokia Lumia 800 and Nokia Lumia 710

The Nokia Lumia 800 and 710 are powered by a 1.4GHz single-core processor and run the latest version of Windows Phone 7.


Phones Worth Breaking Your Contract For

You've signed up for a two-year hitch, but these sweet smartphones might make you rethink your commitment.


Samsung Galaxy Nexus With Android 4.0: It's Finally Here

The Galaxy Nexus has a 4.65-inch display, LTE/HSPA+ support, a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, and--of course--the latest version of Android.

RIM Announces BBX Operating System: A Unified OS for Tablets and Phones

At BlackBerry DevCon in San Francisco, RIM says that future tablets and BlackBerry phones will have the same operating system.

iPhone 4S Review (AT&T): A Solid Update

The iPhone 4S might not be the most exciting update, but the improved camera, faster performance, and the addition of Siri make it a top-ranking smartphone.


A Visual Tour of the Nokia Test Center

Nokia puts its phones through rigorous testing before they land in customers' hands. We had the opportunity to take a tour of the Nokia Test Center, just outside of San Diego, and witness some of these tests.

Hottest Fall Phones From CTIA 2011

Plenty of exciting phones--from inexpensive Android handsets to gigantic Windows Phone Mango models--appeared at this week's CTIA mobile trade show. Take a look.


Google/Samsung Ice Cream Sandwich Launch Moved to October 19 in Hong Kong

The Google and Samsung event was supposed to happen this week at CTIA in San Diego, but now will happen next week on Tuesday evening (U.S. time).


Pantech Pocket for AT&T: First Impressions

The Pantech Pocket has a distinct design and a straightforward user interface.


Test Driving the HTC Titan, A Mega Mango Phone

The Titan (on AT&T) shows off the new Mango OS well, has an enormous display and boasts some awesome new camera features.


Hands-On: Samsung Stratosphere 4G for Verizon

Verizon's first full-QWERTY LTE phone has a clumsy design, but is great for browsing the Web thanks to Verizon's 4G network.


First Look: HTC Radar 4G with Windows Phone Mango

T-Mobile's first HSPA+ Windows Phone has a gorgeous design, but the specs are fairly middle-of-the-road.


Hands-On With the Huawei Ascend II for Cricket

The Huawei Ascend is a simple, yet slick prepaid Android phone. Read on for our initial thoughts and photos.