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.

Google Music Store: Strengths and Weaknesses in Catalog

Google Music might be smaller than other stores and missing Warner Brothers artists, but features like the artist hubs and the social integration with Google+ make it compelling.


Google Music Comes Out of Beta: New Store, Player, and Social Integration

Google is ready to take on Apple and Amazon with its own music store and cloud music service.

Google Music: What to Expect From Today’s Event

Google is poised to unveil the final version of its music service with, perhaps, a few other surprises.


HTC Radar 4G Review: Stylish and Affordable Windows Phone

With a chic yet solid design, steady performance, and an easy-to-use interface, the HTC Radar is an excellent Windows Phone.

HTC Amaze 4G Review: Impressive Camera Phone

The highlight of the pricey HTC Amaze might be its stellar camera, but it has much more to offer including a dazzling display, fast performance and a stylish design.

Motorola Droid Razr Review: Thin and Fast, but Short on Battery Life

The thin and elegant Motorola Droid Razr is smoking when it comes to data speeds and performance, but the short battery life is a disappointment.

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.

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