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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.

AT & T Launches Pantech Android Smartphone

May 31, 2011 8:19 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

AT&T today added Pantech's first Android device to its portfolio, the Pantech Crossover.

HTC Promises Open Boot Loaders

May 27, 2011 8:03 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

HTC has officially opened the boot loaders on its devices, according to a post by CEO, Peter Chou, on the company's Facebook page.

Report: Apple, Google Dominate Shipments; Nokia and WP7 Struggle

May 19, 2011 8:03 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Worldwide mobile communication device sales to end users totaled 427.8 million units in the first quarter of 2011, an increase of 19 percent...

Boost Gets New Phones from Motorola

May 13, 2011 8:18 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Prepaid carrier Boost Mobile today launched three new iDEN phones from Motorola...

Review: For Smartphones, What's Too Big or Small?

May 13, 2011 8:06 am | by Rachel Metz, AP Technology Writer | Articles | Comments

With scores of smartphones available, one obvious way for them to stand out is with size. Two new phones take that to extremes...

Nokia Delivers Astound for T-Mobile

March 22, 2011 1:32 pm | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Nokia is targeting those feature phone users who haven't yet made the move to a smartphone with the new Nokia Astound.

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