We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message

More Smartphones Articles

  • News: Remains of the Day: iPhone baloney

    The iPhone 3GS is racking up sales while the iPhone 4S is getting ready for a wide release. Also, keep your friends close, but your iPads closer, thanks to a new security flaw. The remainders for Friday, October 21, 2011 are on the prowl.

  • News: Card-less, bank-free mobile payment service launched

    New Zealand's mobile network operators have agreed to introduce a mobile payment service, supported by the Telecommunications' Carriers' Forum, that will enable users to buy items and services via their phones without having to enter credit card details.

  • Opinion: Sprint Kills Unlimited Data For Everything Except Smartphones

    Sprint will stop offering unlimited 4G data for tablets, laptops USB cards, and mobile hotspots starting next month--effectively eliminating unlimited data for all devices except smartphones.

  • Opinion: Maybe RIM Should Stop Trying

    Research In Motion (RIM) has built a reputation as a secure, reliable, business-oriented mobile platform. Back when RIM was the only game in town, this was good enough--but now snazzy smartphones have appeared on the consumer market, and RIM can't keep up.

  • News: Zambia halts pre-export plan to block counterfeit Chinese phones

    While several African countries are battling to block the entry of counterfeit mobile phones and other electronic products from China, Zambia has abandoned the implementation of a pre-export verification system that was aimed at blocking the products from entering Zambia.

  • Opinion: ITC Deals HTC Setback in Apple Patent War

    While Apple continues business as usual with the launch of iOS 5, iCloud, and the iPhone 4S, and Android marches on with the unveiling of Android 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich", a war between iOS and Android is being waged in courtrooms around the world. In one of those battles--between Apple and HTC--it seems that Apple has the upper hand following a decision from the US International Trade Commission (ITC).

  • Opinion: How to Sync Your Android Phone or Tablet with iTunes

    It's not uncommon to have iOS and Android users living under the same roof. Indeed, perhaps you've been an iPod owner for many users, but recently decided to pick up an Android-powered smartphone or tablet. Now the question becomes, how do you sync your iTunes music and playlists with your Android device?

  • News: iPhone powers growth in Verizon smartphone sales

    The iPhone is helping Verizon Wireless make big strides in the smartphone retail business--so much so that it appears to be catching up to AT&T's head start selling the Apple device.

  • News: Sprint cutting unlimited 4G data plans

    Sprint Nextel is ending unlimited data plans for all devices except smartphones, bringing the era of all-you-can-eat mobile data in the U.S. nearer to a close.

  • News: Forrester: Tech Changes to Expect in Next 3 Years

    Business Intelligence tools, mobile apps and cloud application platforms are areas that will evolve and create significantly more business value between today and 2014, according to a new Forrester report on enterprise technology trends.

  • News: Weather Channel, AccuWeather revamp iPad offerings

    Rival weather apps from The Weather Channel and AccuWeather have been revamped with iOS 5 compatibility and updated graphics that give your local weather the look of a top-flight video game.

  • News: Google TV 2.0 May Support Android Apps

    The second incarnation of Google’s TV set top-box software will incorporate apps from the Android Market and will look a lot like Android for tablets. A leaked -- perhaps accidental -- sneak peek at the update indicates Google TV 2.0 will feature full-blown Android Market integration for apps and content that should enhance the TV part of Google TV.

  • News: Steve Jobs ranted, raged against Android as 'grand theft'

    Excerpts from Steve Jobs' about-to-be-published biography show the source and character of Apple's aggressive patent war against the rival Android mobile operating system.

  • News: The Week in iPhone Cases: California dreamin'

    The influx of iPhone 4S cases continues this week, as more and more manufacturers have revised their existing lines of cases to include some exciting new designs. And, of course, most iPhone 4S cases can be used with the iPhone 4, which is great news to those of us who are holding out a bit longer for a completely redesigned handset.

  • News: Cell Phones Don't Increase Cancer Risk, New Study Says

    A Danish study that monitored 350,000 cell phone users over an 18-year period found no link between mobile phone subscriptions and an increased risk of cancer.

  • News: Google launches film rental service for Android devices

    Google has launched a film rental service for Brits with devices running Google Android.

  • News: Turn sunlight into power with Changers kit, website

    Changers has unveiled a device that harnesses the sun’s power to help charge mobile devices like the iPhone and iPad. But the Berlin-based start-up is also hoping to harness the power of a social network to make people more aware of their energy consumption.

  • Feature: Best iPhone apps: five free Wi-Fi and 3G related apps

    Whether it's testing the speed of your mobile net connection or simply locating the nearest Wi-Fi hotspot, here's five free apps for Apple iPhones that are Wi-Fi and 3G related.

  • News: 30% of corporate BlackBerry users want new device

    More than 30% of BlackBerry users in large companies said in September, a month before a global service outage, that they were looking to use a different smartphone model in 2012.

  • News: RIM runs into trademark dispute over BBX name for future OS

    Less than a week after it announced plans for a new platform called BBX for its smartphones and tablet, Research In Motion is facing the threat of legal action from a software company in Albuquerque, New Mexico, that claims that BBx is the trademark of software it sells.



IDG UK Sites

Best Black Friday 2014 tech deals UK: Latest bargains on phones, tablets, laptops and more this...

IDG UK Sites

Tech trends 2015: 3D printing grows up

IDG UK Sites

25 iOS apps turn (Red) for World AIDS Day campaign

IDG UK Sites

Black Friday 2014 UK: Apple deals, Amazon deals & other Black Friday tech offers