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Microsoft, Samsung Settle Android Patent Dispute

February 10, 2015 10:38 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

Reports of the initial disagreement first surfaced back in August when Microsoft said it would sue Samsung for threatening to stop paying Microsoft royalies for..                                    

Samsung Launches Ultra-HD Tizen-Based TVs

February 5, 2015 9:41 am | by Youkyung Lee, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Currently Samsung is focusing on pushing the Tizen OS into living rooms and eventually into kitchens and other corners of the home...                               

Sony Narrows Projected Losses in Wake of Hack

February 4, 2015 9:45 am | by Elaine Kurtenbach, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

The entertainment and electronics giant delayed the announcement of its earnings for the October-December quarter because the hack affected its ability to...                          

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New Outlook App Spotlights Apple's Software Problem

February 3, 2015 4:29 pm | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

There's no doubt that Apple makes great hardware, but the iPhone maker continues to drop the ball in the software department...                                       

Motorola Acquisition Drags on Lenovo Profits

February 3, 2015 9:21 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Lenovo said its transformation into a supplier of a mobile devices and enterprise products was proceeding quickly. Mobile devices accounted for...                      

Why Doesn’t 1 Billion Android Phones Seem More Impressive?

January 30, 2015 10:20 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Blogs | Comments

Android shipped five times more smartphones than iOS. There are seven times more people on earth than Android smartphones shipped in 2014.                                      

Samsung's Earnings Reveal Defeat in Chinese Phablet Market

January 29, 2015 9:30 am | by Youkyung Lee, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Samsung is struggling in countries such as China because "they're sort of being eaten from the bottom up by regional players" including...                                        

iPhone Sales Smash Apple Record

January 27, 2015 7:42 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real-Time Digital Reporter, @abmdigi | News | Comments

CEO Tim Cook announced that quarter earnings hit $18 billion, an all-time record and a 38 percent increase over last year. Total revenue grew 30 percent...                        

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Microsoft Falls on 4Q Earnings Despite Surface, Lumia Successes

January 27, 2015 9:20 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

BGC Partners analyst Colin Gillis said investors are reacting to results in Microsoft's "core" business of Windows software, which he called...                                       

Waze's Police Tracking Ways Draw Sheriffs' Ire

January 26, 2015 9:28 am | by Eileen Sullivan, Associated Press | News | Comments

 Waze has fifty million users in 200 countries that turn to the free service for real-time traffic guidance and warnings about nearby congestion, car accidents, speed traps or...        

Motorola Brings Trio of New Smartphones to China

January 26, 2015 9:16 am | by Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Motorola unveiled three smartphone models on Monday for its return to China following a two-year absence from the most populou...                                   

Battery Anxiety: Workarounds That Work

January 22, 2015 3:28 pm | by Barbara Ortutay, AP Technology Writer | Articles | Comments

Smartphone users are tired of begging to charge devices behind bars or hunting for outlets in airports and train stations. Where, oh where, is a better battery?

Verizon Posts Massive 4Q Loss as Tablets Save Day

January 22, 2015 10:18 am | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

Loss aside, Verizon Wireless added 2 million high-value net retail postpaid connections in the fourth quarter, as total wireless revenues hit $87.6 billion, up 8.2 percent from...       

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Report: HTC Smartwatch, New Phone on the Way

January 20, 2015 2:06 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real-Time Digital Reporter, Design Group, @abmdigi | News | Comments

The rumored phone, codenamed One M9 as a successor to last year’s One M8, will feature an HTC UltraPixel front camera and a 20-megapixel rear camera...                    

Xiaomi Undercuts Apple with New Device

January 15, 2015 2:13 pm | by Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Xiaomi known for ultra-low-priced handsets on Thursday unveiled a new model that chairman Jun Lei said is comparable to Apple's iPhone 6 but...                       

Analysis: Making Sense of Samsung's Possible Interest in BlackBerry

January 15, 2015 9:22 am | by Youkyung Lee, AP Technology Writer | Articles | Comments

Samsung and Blackberry have splashed frigid water on a report that Samsung wants to make a...                                 

How Apple's HomeKit Aims to Smarten Up Your Home

January 15, 2015 9:17 am | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | Articles | Comments

Many companies have designed "smart" home products that integrate with Apple's HomeKit, an emerging technology for controlling...                          

Is Apple Going After GoPro?

January 14, 2015 9:20 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Shares of GoPro were sent tumbling as Apple patented a new design for a digital video camera that could potentially compete with...                      

Samsung's First Tizen Smartphone Sells for Cheap in India

January 14, 2015 9:16 am | by Youkyung Lee, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

With the Tizen operating system, Samsung is trying to lessen its dependence on Android software, which powers a majority of the South Korean company's...

After Tablet Boom, Sales of PCs Stabilize in 4Q

January 13, 2015 9:37 am | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

Now that tablets have mostly penetrated some key markets, consumer spending is slowly shifting back to PCs...                                 

Wearables: What to Do with All That Data?

January 12, 2015 9:28 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | Articles | Comments

Wearable fitness trackers and health monitors are becoming more commonplace and diverse, but just what do you do with all of that data?                         

Bad Things Happen When People Are Separated from Their iPhones

January 9, 2015 10:35 am | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

New research from the University of Missouri found that being separated from one's iPhone can have serious...                                   

Smartphones, Internet Could Help Modernize 2020 Census

January 9, 2015 10:24 am | by Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press | News | Comments

The days of the census taker with clipboard in hand may be numbered.                                                                      

Samsung Forecasts First Drop in Profit Since 2011

January 8, 2015 9:33 am | by Youkyung Lee, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Analysts said Samsung's smartphone business, which contributed two-thirds of its profit in the last two years, continued to struggle but...                     

CES Proves PC Not Dead Yet

January 7, 2015 10:32 am | by BRANDON BAILEY, AP Technology Writer | Articles | Comments

A year ago, pundits were declaring the personal computer dead. Smartphones and tablets were cannibalizing sales, and the once-revolutionary PC seemed unnecessary — and...            

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