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Isis Lists Smartphone Makers for NFC Payments Push

September 28, 2011 8:12 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Isis says six top smartphone manufacturers will manufacture smartphones compatible with its NFC-based mobile payments service.

T-Mo Unveils First 42 Mbps HSPA+ Android Devices

September 27, 2011 8:13 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

T-Mobile USA has been the epicenter of Android since HTC rolled out the T-Mobile G1...

Nokia Starts N9 Smartphone Shipments

September 27, 2011 7:59 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Nokia Corp. says it has begun shipments of its top N9 smartphone model...


Samsung Ships 10M Galaxy S II Smartphones

September 26, 2011 8:05 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Samsung announced that the Samsung Galaxy S II has achieved 10 million global channel sales...

Nielsen: New Smartphone Users Favor Android

September 26, 2011 8:03 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Nielsen is providing some more insight into Android's meteoric rise to the top.

Mobile OS Meets Desktop OS

September 25, 2011 1:23 pm | by Andrew Berg | Articles | Comments

Efforts are under way to bring the ease of smartphone and tablet computing to the desktop.

Leap Plans Retail Push, Smartphones Hold Steady

September 21, 2011 8:02 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Leap Wireless International plans to continue expanding its Cricket prepaid brand into retail stores as the operator's smartphone strategy pays off...

Google, Sprint Launch Mobile Wallet on Nexus S 4G Phones

September 20, 2011 8:04 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Sprint and Google announced the rollout of Google Wallet to all Nexus S 4G customers...


Intel, Google Partner for Atom-Based Android Phones

September 14, 2011 7:55 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Intel and Google announced a partnership that aims to enable and optimize future versions of Android for Intel's family of Atom processors.

U.S. Cellular Electrifies with New Android Phone

September 13, 2011 8:16 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

As smartphones continue to gain traction, it's essential that regional carriers maintain a device portfolio that includes high-end devices...

Does the Droid Bionic Justify Its Price?

September 12, 2011 1:48 pm | by Andrew Berg | Articles | Comments

Concerns about whether the Bionic's battery performance might be a killjoy for some power users are not without credence, but overall, the Droid Bionic looks like a solid, if pricey, bet for the Android lover.

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...

Report: Apple Tops Customer Satisfaction Rankings

September 9, 2011 8:12 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Apple and LG devices are tops with consumers according to J.D. Power and Associates...


Pager Technology Trumps Smartphone Paging Apps for Critical Messaging

September 7, 2011 3:33 pm | by Ted McNaught, Critical Alert Systems | Articles | Comments

While new smartphone paging apps are promising the same fast, reliable service as pagers, a comparison of cellular and paging networks and devices shows dramatic differences that can impact the reliability and speed of critical messaging, as well as patient and public safety.

Droid Bionic Arrives, Finally

September 7, 2011 8:22 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Motorola's long-awaited, dual-core, LTE-capable Droid Bionic has finally arrived at Verizon Wireless.

Report: Android, iOS Vie for Late Adopters

September 2, 2011 8:18 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Those yet to pick themselves up a smartphone are an indecisive lot, as well as the next target market for Google and Apple...

Next Up for Samsung: Galaxy S II for U.S.

August 31, 2011 8:33 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

It was Samsung Mobile's time to shine in America last night when the handset maker debuted the U.S. version of its Galaxy S II...

Samsung Waves Thrice with New Bada Devices

August 30, 2011 8:22 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Samsung today put some lead behind its Bada platform with the release of three new smartphones.

Samsung Unveils Four New Devices, Naming Scheme

August 24, 2011 8:21 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Samsung today expanded its Galaxy portfolio beyond the letter "S," with a new naming strategy for future devices.

Nokia Belle Spawns Three New Smartphones

August 24, 2011 8:17 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Nokia today announced three new Symbian-based smartphones, all of which come running Symbian Belle, the latest iteration of the open-source platform.

RIM Unveils New Curve Devices

August 23, 2011 8:03 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

RIM today announced three new BlackBerry Curve smartphones, all of which are based on the new BlackBerry 7 Operating System (OS).

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.

Back-To-School Shopping 2.0

August 21, 2011 8:58 pm | by Andrew Berg | Articles | Comments

Used to be that back-to-school shopping meant ensuring the kids had sharp pencils, a dictionary and lunch money. But today's tech-savvy students require a little bit more than a No. 2 graphite.

HP Kills webOS Devices, Shares Tumble

August 19, 2011 8:15 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Hewlett-Packard in its third-quarter earnings call yesterday outlined a major revamp of its business...

HTC Lobs New ITC Complaint at Apple

August 17, 2011 8:18 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

HTC fired off another shot yesterday in its ongoing legal tussle with Apple over patents used in its Android-based smartphones.

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