Microsoft's phone update to feature driving mode
Microsoft is updating its Windows software for cellphones to accommodate larger devices and make it easier for motorists to reduce distractions while driving.
TV-over-Internet service Aereo to come to Android
Aereo, a service that delivers broadcast television stations over the Internet, will come to Android devices on Oct. 22.
Review: Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet offers PC-like multitasking
Remember when people used personal computers—desktops and laptops—to check email, view video and keep tabs on Facebook? Back in that far-away era, I'd have several windows open for Web browsers, a word ...
Mobile security: Android versus Apple
Smartphones are big business, prompting fierce competition between providers. One major concern for consumers is whether a smartphone will keep their private data safe from malicious programs. To date, however, ...
Review: New Kindle good contender for Amazon users
Amazon's new Kindle Fire HDX tablet resembles Google's Nexus 7 in many ways—from its light weight to its sharp display. Both tablets run a version of Google's Android operating system, and they even have ...
Windows Phone gains in Europe, Apple up in US, survey finds
Windows-based smartphones are making significant inroads in Europe, while Apple's iPhone is strengthening its position in the United States, a survey showed Monday.
BlackBerry loses $965 million in second quarter
Canadian tech pioneer BlackBerry, which earlier this week agreed to a $4.7 billion buyout, said Friday that it lost $965 million in the second quarter.
Review: New Surface tablets make typing easy
Is Microsoft's Surface a tablet or a laptop? I'm not quite sure, but it is a lot easier to type on than an iPad.
Tesco joins tablet computer market
Britain's biggest retailer Tesco on Monday unveiled its first tablet computer, as the supermarket chain seeks to boost flagging sales in its domestic market.
NASA: Sector 33 app
Welcome to Sector 33! – A new air traffic control game for iOS and Android mobile devices.
BlackBerry co-founder 'in joint bid talks'
One of BlackBerry's co-founders has held talks with private equity firms about making a joint bid for the struggling Canadian smartphone maker, The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday.
BlackBerry slashes jobs in face of $1B 2Q loss (Update)
It was once so addictive it inspired the nickname "CrackBerry." President Barack Obama confessed to being among the millions of devotees who couldn't bear to stop tapping feverishly away on its tiny keyboard. ...
Outgoing Microsoft CEO most regrets lapse in smartphones
Outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said his biggest regret is missing the boat on smartphones—but he said the software giant should not admit defeat just yet.
Apple unveils two new iPhones, starting at $99 (Update 2)
Apple on Tuesday unveiled two new iPhones, fielding a slick new top-end model along with one aimed at budget-conscious smartphone shoppers around the world.