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Smartphone Camera Face-Off: Seven Phones Put to the Test

Your next smartphone also wants to be your next point-and-shoot camera. We tested seven of the hottest smartphones available right now to see which took the best still images and video.


Samsung Releases Ice Cream Sandwich Upgrade List

Newer Samsung phones will receive Android 4.0, but if you have a Galaxy S, an original 7-inch Galaxy Tab or if you're a T-Mobile customer, you may be out of luck.


3G and 4G Wireless Speed Tests, Windows 8 Editions, and Google Drive on PCWorld Podcast #136

Can Google Drive compete with Dropbox? Which wireless carrier has the best real-world speeds? How many editions of Windows 8 will you really have to choose from?

FCC Fights Carrier Bill Shock

Site lists the major mobile U.S. carriers' policies for warning customers who approach their over-usage limits (and accompanying fees) in a compromise with industry association.


HTC One S Reviews: Critics Are Drooling

Reviewers say the phone is the Android device to beat in 2012. They're going gaga over the phone's camera, battery life, responsiveness, design and sound.


AT&T Sweetens Prepaid Smartphone Data Plans, But Not Enough

Is AT&T's new prepaid GoPhone data plan a good deal? Let's check.


3G and 4G Wireless Speed Showdown: Which Networks Are Fastest?

We tested 3G and 4G wireless data transfer speeds--indoors and out--for AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon, at multiple locations in 13 major cities. Here's what we found.

3G and 4G Wireless Service in 13 U.S. Cities

How did the four major carriers perform in our testing of 3G and 4G wireless service in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle, and Washington, D.C.? Check out our city-by-city performance charts.

AT&T Starts Unlocking iPhones: Customers Gripe Over Long Delays

AT&T says unlocking your phone should take "minutes", but many (including me) are being told the actual wait is up to eight days.

FCC Plans Stolen Phone Database to Discourage Theft

Wireless carriers want to disable voice and data services for stolen phones, making the devices a lot less attractive on the black market.