Never mind the fact that Apple is selling iPhone 4S handsets as fast as they can manufacture them: There is still a lot of competition out there from other companies who are working hard to knock Cupertino out of the game -- and here are a trio we think actually come pretty close to doing just that.
Judging from first quarter results this year, Google’s Android is not a guaranteed sure thing. On one hand, South Korean electronics giant Samsung just announced a healthy profit for Q1 2012, but rival HTC is feeling the blues with a 70 drop in profit from last year.
If you’re not getting enough battery life out of your smartphone, don’t just blame the manufacturer. There’s more to how long a phone can operate than how big its battery is or how much time you spend streaming video or playing Tiny Wings--there’s the handset’s guts, services provided by your wireless carrier, and your phone’s software.