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  • News: Remains of the Day: Mr. iPhone goes to Washington

    The iPhone is on the rise in the nation's capital, while its dock-connector port may be on the way out. And is Apple stealthily entering the appliance market? The remainders for Friday, February 24, 2012 are moving on up.

  • News: iPhone 5 rumor rollup for the week ending Feb. 24

    Beguiled by curvaceous images of yet another iPhone 5 'concept,' the iOSsphere contemplated a future where iPhone 5 has a smaller dock connector and a 3D screen, and replaces your credit card. Even though you’d be replacing it with something much larger and way heavier. You read it here second.

  • Opinion: Your Body Heat Could Someday Charge Your Phone

    Move over, solar power; there's a new environmentally friendly source of power in town. Instead of harvesting the sun's energy, it draws from another source of heat--your body.

  • News: Android On Call: Hospital Builds Custom Mobile App for Patient Data

    Palomar Pomerado Health in San Diego built its own Android app for accessing real-time patient information, with Cisco Cius tablets providing the added bonus of voice and video. And an iOS version is coming up, stat.

  • News: 36 state AGs blast Google's privacy policy change

    Attorneys General from 36 states are concerned over the potential implications of Google's new privacy policy, especially for users of Android-powered smartphones.

  • Opinion: Android: Coming Soon to a Desktop Near You?

    If ever there was a week to make plain the writing on the proverbial wall of the personal computing world, this week has been it.

  • News: Network operators get serious about Wi-Fi

    At Mobile World Congress, vendors and carriers will lay out a new future for Wi-Fi connectivity and services, one that's disciplined, convenient, reliable...and billable.

  • News: Dropbox Adds Automatic Photo Uploads

    Dropbox wants to be your online photo repository with a new feature that automatically uploads full-size copies of your snaps to Dropbox whether you're on a Mac or Windows PC, Android phone, or (coming soon) an iOS device.

  • News: Nokia biggest Windows Phone vendor in Q4, Strategy Analytics says

    Nokia shipped 900,000 Windows Phones during the fourth quarter, which was enough to become the world's number one Microsoft smartphone vendor, market research company Strategy Analytics said on Friday.

  • News: Apple's email services push up to German border, but no further


  • News: Quad-core smartphones and tablets will soon get LTE

    Nvidia has partnered with modem chip makers GCT Semiconductor and Renesas Mobile to make it easier to build LTE (Long-Term Evolution) smartphones and tablets using its quad-core Tegra 3 processor, the company said on Thursday.

  • News: Apple maintains top spot in global mobile PC chart

    Apple is the top vendor of mobile PCs in the world with a 26.6 percent market share, according to new figures from NPD DisplaySearch.

  • Opinion: Immersion HD Integrator: Smartphone Haptics Just Got Cooler

    Immersion, a developer of touch feedback technology, launched the HD Integrator SDK today. This tool allows hardware manufacturers to employ some awesome haptic effects in Android smartphones. I got a chance to try out some of the effects and themes in a hands-on demo earlier this week.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Back in the USSR?

    The Air Force backpedals on its iPad order, the third Apple co-founder explains why he backed out of the company, and Adweek goes back over the history of iPhone commercials. The remainders for Thursday, February 23, 2012 have got your back.

  • Opinion: Weaponize Your iPhone With the Mace Case

    With the rise of smartphone adaptation, faster processors, bigger, glossier touch screens, and all the apps you can shake a stick at, has come an unfortunate rise in crime. In December, a man on a bus in San Francisco was stabbed in the chest and robbed of his iPhone; last month, a thief shot a Bronx man in the back when he refused to hand his over, and this month has the cops searching for suspects in a string of iPhone robberies along the N-Train in Queens and Manhattan.

  • News: Report: Apple's iPhone 4 was most purchased smartphone in 2011

    The three top-selling smartphones in the U.S. last year all belonged to Apple, according to data released by ComScore on Thursday. The iPhone 4 held the number one spot, with the 3GS following in second and the 4S in third, despite an October release. (The RIM BlackBerry Curve 8530 and HTC EVO 4G came in line at fourth and fifth, respectively.)

  • News: Box Offers 50GB of Free Storage for Android Users

    For the next month, Box is offering 50 GB of free online storage for Android users, with no strings attached.

  • News: Free app sniffs out aggressive ad networks on Android

    Lookout Security today launched a free program that scans Android devices for evidence of apps that use any of 35 different ad networks, and tells users what kinds of ads will be displayed and what user information is collected.

  • Opinion: DrawBraille Concept Is a Smartphone for the Blind

    For many people, smartphones are an indispensable part of their lives: Email, games, music, a camera--all instantly accessible wherever you go. But not everyone can fully enjoy the benefits of a smartphone. For the visually impaired, a lot of the convenience of a smartphone is lost. That's where a new concept smartphone comes in: DrawBraille is a smartphone concept that's tailored for the visually impaired.

  • Opinion: Tetris Lamp Brings Nostalgic Puzzle Fun to Your Desk

    Tetris is just about everywhere--on your phone, your console, your PC, you name it. But everyone's favorite puzzle game is about to come to a new place--your desktop.

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