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Gartner: Windows Falls Off in 3Q, Record Holiday Expected for New iPhones

December 16, 2014 11:16 am | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

Windows Phone's share of the global smarpthone market was just 3 percent in the third quarter of 2014, down from...                          

Crowd-Sourced Mapping App Waze Reveals Hidden Routes

December 15, 2014 9:42 am | by John Rogers, Associated Press | News | Comments

When the people whose houses hug the narrow warren of streets paralleling the busiest urban freeway in America began to see...                              

Walmart Slashes Prices on iPhone, Galaxy S5

December 12, 2014 10:05 am | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

The new promotions are part of a larger trend by retailers to keep people shopping beyond...                                  

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NBC Brings Fitness Network to Smartphones, Tablets

December 9, 2014 10:48 am | by David Bauder, AP Television Writer | News | Comments

Consumers will be able to follow video of workouts in many disciplines, including...                                   

For the Holidays: Smartphones That Offer Something Extra

December 8, 2014 9:46 am | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

The novel features in these phones aren't going to be necessities for everyone, but if you're in need of that particular feature, you're going to...         

Tablets, Smartphones Becoming Primary Devices for Many

December 8, 2014 9:37 am | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

ccording to Gartner, more than 50 percent of users will use a tablet or smarpthone first for...                                  

Mobile Offers Much Cheaper Thrills than Cable

December 5, 2014 10:25 am | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

According to new research published in a post by Flurry President and CEO Simon Khalaf, Americans pay .64 cents per hour of cable TV...

'Beacons' of Light: New Tech Shows Up in Time for Holiday Shopping

December 4, 2014 9:26 am | by Mae Anderson, AP Technology Writer | Articles | Comments

From American Eagle to Apple Stores, beacons are popping up everywhere. Are they a shopper's best friend or another pesky...                                

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The Well-Oiled Holiday Supply Chain

December 4, 2014 9:12 am | by Bashar Nejdawi, EVP, Ingram Micro and President, North America, Ingram Micro Mobility | Articles | Comments

This mobility cultural shift and the growing number of product categories and technologies mean that a well-oiled holiday supply chain is increasingly important...

Connected Devices for the Athlete

December 2, 2014 9:11 am | by Ron Harris, Associated Press | Articles | Comments

High-level gear and biometric-analysis software are no longer limited to elite professional athletes. The weekender can now use some...                      

Mobile Shopping on Thanksgiving Takes Bite of Black Friday Sales

December 1, 2014 10:11 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

As retailers increasingly push sales and deals on Thanksgiving Day, IBM reports that mobile browsing on smartphones and tablets accounted for...                     

Black Friday Review Recap: Four Great Smartphones from 2014

November 26, 2014 8:57 am | by Wireless Week Staff | Articles | Comments

As you hit the Black Friday sales this year, you might be looking fora deal one of the year's big flagship smartphone releases. To that end, we thought we'd offer up a recaps of the highlights from Wireless Week's cache of reviews. Here's a look at some of 2014's biggest and best, many of them going for a song the day after Thanksgiving. 

Deck the Halls: Apps and Accessories to Simplify Holiday Entertaining

November 26, 2014 8:14 am | by Andrew Berg | Articles | Comments

If you're expecting guests over the next couple months, look no further for an assistant than your smartphone. That little computer in your pocket can now pitch in as a...                                   

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Smartwatches to Put Dent in Fitness Tracker Market

November 18, 2014 10:06 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

According to a new report from Gartner, by 2015 50 Percent of people in the market for smart wristband will choose...                            

Study: U.S. Mobile Payments to Hit $142B by 2019

November 17, 2014 10:20 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

"The adoption of mobile payments is an evolution — not a revolution — and the evolution is well underway," Forrester concluded in...                        

Review: Apple's iOS 8 Offers Diverse New Set of Keyboard Apps

November 17, 2014 9:28 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | Articles | Comments

With iOS 8, typing on the iPhone's touch keyboard doesn't seems as tedious, cumbersome or infuriating as it did before, when a rather dim-witted "auto-correct" system would...            

Could Nokia Brand Return to Consumer Market?

November 14, 2014 11:10 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Speaking at an investor conference in London, Suri said that Nokia sees an opportunity in...                                 

Review: 'Lollipop' Android Upgrade Full of Flavor

November 13, 2014 9:27 am | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | Articles | Comments

I tested Lollipop on Google's new Nexus 6 phone, which comes out this week, and I can only hope that as other phones get the upgrade...                    

Samsung Adds Developer Tools for Health, Home, VR

November 12, 2014 4:13 pm | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

At the company’s developer conference Wednesday, Won-Pyo Hong, president of Samsung’s Media Solution Center, began the conversation...                       

Spotify Connect Makes a Mobile Device a Remote Control

November 11, 2014 12:05 pm | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

Speaking Monday at the Open Mobile Summit in San Francisco, Espinel was referring to the global footprint of Spotify’s music streaming platform, now launched...

Review: Is the Mobile Wallet Just A Pipe Dream?

November 11, 2014 10:11 am | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | Articles | Comments

Attempt at your own risk: For an entire week, I left all my cash and credit cards at home to see how well wallet-free...                          

Lenovo 3Q Gets Boost from More Sales Outside China

November 6, 2014 8:34 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Lenovo, with headquarters in Beijing and in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, is in the midst of a multibillion-dollar effort to expand beyond...                 

AT&T Throws In $150 Bill Credit for New Next Customers

November 4, 2014 10:31 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The news comes after Verizon over the weekend announced a limited time offer that increased data caps on its $80 and $100 More Everything plans. The $80 now gets 10GB and the $100 plan gets 15GB. Verizon also threw in a...

Android Co-Founder Andy Rubin Exits Google

October 31, 2014 9:34 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, Rubin, who most recently has been heading up Google's robotics division, is leaving to create...                    

Sony Takes 3Q Hit on Poor Phone Sales

October 31, 2014 9:31 am | by Yuri Kageyama, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

The Tokyo-based maker of the PlayStation 4 video game machines, Spider-Man movies and Xperia smartphones had reported a...                          

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