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Handset Sales Up, Apple and Android Growing

May 19, 2010 8:40 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

According to Gartner, mobile handset sales grew an impressive 17 percent in the first quarter of 2010 over the first quarter 2010.

Smaato: Symbian Leads Mobile Ad CTR, Beats iPhone

May 18, 2010 8:02 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Smaato says Symbian users in the United States are nearly three times more likely to click on a mobile ad than on an iPhone...

Droid Eris Gets Android 2.1

May 12, 2010 8:20 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The update includes free turn-by-turn navigation through Google Maps with Navigation, free Yahoo! e-mail and added support for Microsoft Office 2007.


comScore: Samsung Beats Motorola for Top OEM Spot

May 7, 2010 8:06 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

ComScore says Samsung edged out Motorola by a fraction of a percent to take top place in the U.S. handset market.

Yahoo: iPad Users Affluent, Older

May 7, 2010 7:59 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Yahoo! has released a survey examining the demographics and behavior of the first iPad users on the Yahoo! network.

Kin Duo Due Online Tomorrow

May 5, 2010 8:21 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Microsoft and Verizon Wireless have announced that the newest Windows phones, the Kin One and Kin Two, will be available for purchase online...

Free Android phones coming to Adobe employees

April 30, 2010 4:11 pm | by CNET | News | Comments

Adobe employees will be encouraged to use Android as the company plans to give away phones around the time of Google's I/O conference.

RIM replaces Motorola as top tier phone maker

April 30, 2010 12:11 pm | by CNET | News | Comments

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion beats Motorola out of a spot as one of the world's top five handset makers for the first quarter of 2010.


Report: Smartphone Shipments Aid Handset Recovery

April 30, 2010 8:25 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Smartphone shipments appear to be picking up steam as the economy mends.

LG Handset Sales Drop in 1Q

April 28, 2010 7:54 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

LG Electronics says its handset sales fell almost 20 percent in the first quarter...

Slashed Handset Subsidies Boost NTT Profits

April 28, 2010 7:46 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

NTT DoCoMo announced earnings for its fourth quarter of 2009 that show the Japanese operator more than doubled year-over-year profits.

iSuppli: Another Challenging Year for Handset Makers

April 14, 2010 8:35 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Following on the heels of a vicious economic environment, iSuppli is predicting another harsh year ahead for contract manufacturers.

Nokia Launches China Music Service

April 8, 2010 1:02 pm | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Nokia has launched a free music service in China as part of its efforts to protect its dominant global market share.


April 12: Microsoft Blushes Pink

April 6, 2010 7:20 pm | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

"It's Time to Share." The event is slated for April 12.

RIM, Motorola Top comScore Data

April 6, 2010 8:03 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Research In Motion (RIM) and Motorola remain on top in the U.S. mobile phone market. Based on data between November and February...

MetroPCS to Launch 4G Handset

March 26, 2010 8:10 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Prepaid carrier MetroPCS will launch Samsung's slick new 4G handset in the second half of this year.

Best Buy Reports Strong Phone Sales

March 25, 2010 11:17 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Best Buy said handset sales remained strong in its fourth quarter, with a "low double-digit increase" in phone sales in its U.S. stores.

Sprint Taps eRecyclingCorps for Device Buyback Program

March 23, 2010 9:47 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Sprint has deployed a device buyback program that gives customers an instant account credit for trading in eligible handsets...

AT & T Gets Ready to Roll Out New Messaging Phones

March 15, 2010 8:18 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

AT&T announced several new messaging services designed to bring smartphone-like experiences to a wider range of lower-cost devices.

Sprint Announces Mandatory Green Handset Rules

February 23, 2010 7:10 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Sprint Nextel says its handset vendors must comply with its new environmental design specifications...

Sony Ericsson Handset Ads Misleading, say U.K. Regulators

February 17, 2010 6:54 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Sony Ericsson broke U.K. advertising rules when it depicted a Satio handset with a pre-installed Facebook app...

Report: Motorola Re-Looks at Break-Up

February 11, 2010 7:25 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Motorola is once again considering a break-up of its handset and set-top divisions.

SurfKitchen Adds T-Mo to Roster

February 8, 2010 7:05 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

The Reading, U.K., company is supplying T-Mobile USA with technology to power a storefront for customers using the Nokia 7510.

Samsung to Unveil Bada Handset at MWC

February 2, 2010 7:17 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

It sounds an awful lot like attendees at this year's Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, which kicks off Feb. 15, will get a good look at Samsung's new bada operating system.

Toshiba Narrows Loss on Demand for Handset Memory

February 1, 2010 7:20 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The upturn in the global handset market helped Toshiba narrow its third-quarter losses as its NAND flash memory chip business boosted its results.

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