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BYOD: The Perils to Productivity

May 4, 2011 12:16 pm | by John Herrema, Good Technology | Articles | Comments

The mobility revolution – now being cemented with the rise of the tablet – has dramatically increased employee productivity. It has also caused a massive headache for corporate IT departments.

Bin Laden News Exemplifies New Paradigm

May 3, 2011 8:38 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

As smartphone adoption continues to rise, real-time crowd-sourced reporting via websites like YouTube, Twitter and Facebook, as well as text messaging, generate the kinds of data traffic that carrier execs see as a double-edged sword.

RIM Answers Stock Drop with Bevy of Announcements

May 2, 2011 8:10 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Research In Motion (RIM) today unveiled a couple of new BlackBerry devices, a new iteration of BlackBerry OS (BlackBerry 7 OS) and a couple of important new app additions to the BlackBerry Playbook.


HTC Reports Profit Jump

April 29, 2011 8:38 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Taiwan's top smartphone maker HTC said Friday its first-quarter earnings nearly tripled...

Verizon Announces Availability of HTC Incredible 2

April 26, 2011 8:11 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Verizon Wireless and HTC today announced pricing and availability for the HTC Incredible 2, a new Android smartphone...

Sprint Sets May 8 Date for Nexus S 4G

April 26, 2011 8:09 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Google's Nexus S now has a successor in the Nexus S 4G from Google, which goes on say May 8 at all Sprint stores and online.

Emirati Telecom: BlackBerry Limits Next Week

April 25, 2011 8:03 am | by Adam Schreck, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Emirati authorities seeking greater control over smartphone data are pushing ahead with plans to impose tighter restrictions on the most tough-to-monitor BlackBerry service...

Review: Dual-Screen Kyocera Smartphone Needs Work

April 22, 2011 8:04 am | by Rachel Metz, AP Technology Writer | Articles | Comments

From emailing to Web surfing to taking photos, a smartphone can be a multitasker's best friend — unless all the tasks are making the screen feel too small.


Kyocera Echo Features Jibe App

April 18, 2011 8:35 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

The phone, which made its debut in Sprint retail channels yesterday, is the first Android smartphone to sport two touch screens held together with a pivot hinge.

U.S. Cellular Launches Prepaid Smartphones

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

U.S. Cellular yesterday announced its first prepaid smartphones, the LG Optimus U and LG Apex...

AT & T Gets Prepaid Smartphone, the LG Thrive

April 13, 2011 8:16 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

AT&T made a major move into the prepaid space yesterday when it announced it would begin selling the Android-based LG Thrive to its GoPhone customers.

Report: Android to Capitalize on Emerging Markets

April 7, 2011 8:02 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Android will continue to pick up global smartphone market share in 2011 and beyond, likely in emerging markets, according to numbers released today by Gartner.

Federal Grand Jury Probes Smartphone Apps, says Pandora

April 5, 2011 8:11 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

A federal grand jury has launched a probe into how popular smartphone apps share information, according to a SEC document filed Monday by Internet radio service Pandora.


Motricity Platform Aims to Change Content Discovery

April 5, 2011 8:07 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The world of digital content is increasingly a crowded one, where those who pay for placement get the most eyes, as well as the most buys.

Recommendation: Check Out the 3D Gadgets

March 28, 2011 8:28 am | by Andrew Berg | Articles | Comments

The 3D smartphones go on display at CTIA Wireless 2011.

Girl Scout Cookies Go High-Tech: Smartphone Sales

March 28, 2011 8:03 am | by Meghan Barr, Associated Press | News | Comments

With a polite smile, one of the girls pulled out a smartphone and inquired: "Would you like to pay with a credit card?"

Flood of royal wedding smartphone apps hits market

March 24, 2011 7:25 am | by Sylvia Hui, Associated Press | News | Comments

LONDON (AP) — Not feeling the royal wedding spirit yet? It may be time to download a countdown clock to your smartphone.

Sprint Expands HTC Franchise with Tablet, 3D Phone

March 23, 2011 7:50 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

ORLANDO, Fla.—Sprint took its smartphone users to the third dimension and gave tablet devotees a boost with the unveiling of its HTC Evo 3D smartphone and HTC Evo View 4G tablet on Tuesday.

U.S. Data Traffic Doubles; Smartphones Up 57%, says CTIA

March 22, 2011 1:35 pm | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The industry knows that mobile data traffic is increasing, but by how much? CTIA is shedding some new light on the trend in new numbers from its semi-annual survey.

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.

Sprint Gets Nexus S 4G by Samsung

March 21, 2011 7:42 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

The Nexus S 4G made by Samsung Telecommunications America sports Google Voice integration and Android 2.3/Gingerbread.

Sidekick Back from Dead on T-Mobile

March 15, 2011 8:17 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

T-Mobile USA announced that it has revived the Sidekick in an HSPA+ capable form with a little help from Samsung.

ThunderBolt First LTE Smartphone for VZW

March 15, 2011 8:12 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Verizon Wireless and HTC today announced availability of the long-awaited HTC ThunderBolt, a new LTE-capable smartphone.

Samsung Thrives in Galaxy

March 8, 2011 9:11 pm | by Monica Alleven | Articles | Comments

A year ago at CTIA Wireless, Samsung unveiled Galaxy S, which hit the market in June 2010. Over the next seven months, the company worldwide managed to sell some 10 million of the Androidpowered Galaxy S smartphones.

Android Tops U.S. Smartphones, says comScore

March 8, 2011 7:17 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Given the astronomical growth of the Android operating system, the latest numbers from comScore on the U.S. smartphone market don't come as much of a surprise.

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