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.

ZTE Reveals Ambitious Line-Up: Quadcore Tablets and Phones Galore

ZTE plans to conquer the mobile world with a slew of new phones and tablets for 2012.


First Look: Nokia 808 PureView and Lumia 610 Smartphones

We especially enjoyed the 808 Pureview's 41-megapixel camera sensor and Dolby Digital Plus sound.


Dolby Moves From Smartphone Audio Into Smartphone Camera Technology

Dolby's new HDR technology will allow you to take High Dynamic Range photos with a phone camera and save them to JPEG-HDR.


Hands-On With HTC's Hot New Android Smartphones: Quad-Core One X and Siblings

These three high-quality phones--the One X, the One S, and the One V--impress with eye-catching designs, good cameras, and the latest version of the Android operating system.


HTC Announces the One X, Its First Quad-Core Smartphone

HTC showed off the One X and the rest of its new One line of Android smartphones Sunday, on the eve of the Mobile World Congress 2012 show.


Sony Shows Off Two New Xperia Phones at Mobile World Congress

The Xperia P and Xperia U are both powered by dual-core processors and have access to the Sony Entertainment Network.


First Look at LG's New Smartphones, Including the Optimus 4X HD Quad-Core

We got our hands on three of LG's new smartphones at a Mobile World Congress event, including the quad-core 4X HD, the Optimus 3D Max, and the Optimus Vu tablet/phone hybrid.


First Look: Samsung's Galaxy Beam Android Phone with a Built-In Projector

The Galaxy Beam packs in a 15-lumens projector without sacrificing slimness.

Mobile World Congress Preview, Windows 8, and PlayStation Vita on PCWorld Podcast #132

With Mobile World Congress and the Windows 8 Consumer Preview both hitting next week, we have a lot to look forward to. Oh, and the PlayStation Vita is too expensive.

Mobile World Congress: Quad-Core and Windows 8 Expected to Shine

The world's largest mobile-devices show, which starts Monday, should provide updates on quad-core phones and tablets, the consumer version of Microsoft's Windows 8, and much more.

Immersion HD Integrator: Smartphone Haptics Just Got Cooler

The HD Integrator SDK lets manufacturers use haptic effects in all parts of the Android user interface.


Upgrade Insanity: Why There Are Too Many Smartphones--and How That Hurts Consumers

You pay $200 for what you think is the best smartphone available; then a few months later the same manufacturer releases a similar phone with much better specs. There has to be a better way.


Meet the ZTE Mimosa X: The First NVIDIA Tegra 2 Phone with an Icera Modem

Targeted toward budget-minded buyers, the ZTE Mimosa X has a 4.3-inch display, HSPA+ support and a 5-megapixel camera.


First Look: MediaTek MT6575 Platform for Android

Designed for entry and mid-level Ice Cream Sandwich phones, the MT6575 chipset offers a 1GHz ARM Cortext-A9 processor, a 3G/HSPA modem and supports qHD displays.


Pantech Burst Review: Fast and Affordable Android Phone

If you’re looking for an inexpensive LTE phone, the Pantech Burst is an excellent option--as long as you don't plan to use it as your primary camera.