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Motorola Resurrects the RAZR

October 19, 2011 8:51 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Motorola Mobility has revived its RAZR brand for a new super-thin Android smartphone that will launch next month with Verizon Wireless.

Huawei Targets U.S. Device Market

October 12, 2011 9:30 am | by Brad Smith | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO —The Chinese manufacturer Huawei plans to be among the top three wireless device companies in the United States within three years.

Report: Smartphones Eclipse Feature Phone in Western Europe

September 12, 2011 7:58 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

It's becoming a smartphone world, according to new report from research firm IDC, which shows smartphone shipments eclipsing feature phones...


GAO: Inmates' Illegal Cell Phone Use 'Major Security Concern'

September 7, 2011 8:19 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Prison inmates' illegal use of contraband cell phones is on the rise and poses a major security threat to prison officials and the public...

Nokia Launches Its Cheapest Phones at $30-$35

August 26, 2011 7:59 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Nokia on Thursday unveiled its two cheapest cellphones to date aimed at attracting users in the low end market...

Webcast - Hear From The Experts: 4G Device Outlook

August 22, 2011 2:24 pm | Articles | Comments

As 4G offerings expand in the marketplace, service providers and device manufacturers are challenged to deliver a differentiated value proposition.

HP Discontinues webOS Devices

August 18, 2011 12:26 pm | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

HP announces big changes to its business ahead of third-quarter earnings call, including the discontinuation of webOS devices.

Free Phones from Best Buy Today

August 17, 2011 8:11 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Best Buy today announced that it will be giving away a variety of Android devices for free...


Gartner: Smartphone Sales Up 74%

August 11, 2011 8:12 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Worldwide sales of mobile devices to end users totaled 428.7 million units in the second quarter of 2011, a 16.5 percent increase...

Text Messaging Used in Britain's Riots

August 10, 2011 8:13 am | by Paisley Dodds & Raphael G. Satter, Associated Press | News | Comments

Encrypted messages sent via BlackBerrys are being used by mobs to encourage rioting across Britain

Next-Gen Networks & Video: What You Need to Know

July 29, 2011 2:26 pm | by Ronny Haraldsvik, Bytemobile | Articles | Comments

Television viewing on mobile devices has begun to catch up to television viewing over the Internet as these devices come forward as a prominent tool for video viewing both at home and on the road.

AT & T Confirms Gingerbread for 2011 Android Phones

July 26, 2011 8:19 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

AT&T yesterday confirmed that all Android smartphones purchased in 2011 will receive an upgrade to Android 2.3 (Gingerbread).

Tech Insights - What Cancer Studies Should Be Looking At

July 23, 2011 6:26 pm | by Elliott Drucker | Articles | Comments

A statement from the World Health Organization (WHO) that cell phone use may increase the risk of brain cancer is making a lot of industry executives nervous.


Seybold’s Take - Smartphones for Everything?

July 23, 2011 6:18 pm | by Andrew Seybold | Articles | Comments

The technology folks are working overtime. They have discovered how handy smartphones are and all of their capabilities...

Report: Apple Tops Android with Enterprise Users

July 22, 2011 8:02 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Looks like Apple is wearing the suit and tie a bit better than Android these days, according to a second-quarter report from Good Technology.

Multi-Core App Processors Storm Smartphones

July 11, 2011 1:25 pm | by Andrew Berg | Articles | Comments

"Part of it is marketing. It's great to have the 'dual-core inside,' if you like. But part of it is performance benefit of dual-core, and performance limitation with single core."

AT & T Socializes with HTC Status, Zynga

June 30, 2011 8:18 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

While the mythical Facebook-branded phone may never become a reality, HTC yesterday took at least a step in that direction...

Report: iPhone Drives Smartphone Growth, Android Flat

June 30, 2011 8:14 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Android continues to be the most popular smartphone operating system, with 38 percent of smartphone consumers owning Android devices.

T-Mobile Touts 4G Slide

June 28, 2011 8:18 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

T-Mobile USA, today announced the next iteration of its myTouch devices, with the myTouch 4G Slide...

U.S. Cellular Announces HTC 7 Pro

June 14, 2011 8:15 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Regional carrier U.S. Cellular today announced availability of the HTC 7 Pro, the carrier's first Windows Phone 7 (WP7) device.

Report: HTC Takes Top Spot on U.S. Android List

June 10, 2011 8:24 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

HTC has stolen the crown from Motorola and Samsung to become the No. 1 Android smartphone handset provider in the United States...

NFC: Approaching the Technology from an 'Open' Perspective

June 6, 2011 1:48 pm | by Jeremy Belostock, Nokia | Articles | Comments

Currently NFC is seen as one of the most exciting areas in our industry in terms of revenue generation: Projections show up to 700 million NFC-enabled mobile phones will be sold by 2013.

HP Donates Phones to Help Fight Malaria

June 6, 2011 7:50 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

HP may not be selling boatloads of Palm Pre 2 devices, but it's putting hundreds of them to good use in Botswana, Africa.

Verizon Perks Up Brew Phone Lineup

June 1, 2011 7:51 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Verizon Wireless said today it plans to expand its line of feature phones using Qualcomm's Brew platform.

VZW Offers Value Data for Basic Phone Users

June 1, 2011 7:49 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Verizon Wireless today announced a new data offering that targets users with basic phones.

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