Tech giants scramble for lead on 'Internet of Things'
It's not just smartphones and tablets anymore. The world's tech giants are now battling over a wider array of connected devices, from refrigerators to cars to wristwatches.
Samsung sees Tizen phone as gateway for bigger things
Samsung on Tuesday unwrapped its new smartphone using the Tizen platform, a move aimed at breaking away from Google's Android and staking a claim to the "Internet of Things."
Transformer Book V: Asus launches new 'five-mode' hybrid laptop
Leading Taiwanese tech firm Asus unveiled a hybrid device which combines a laptop, tablet and mobile phone Monday in what it hailed as a "world first".
New mobile application enables DNA analysis on the go
Researchers from A*STAR's Bioinformatics Institute (BII) have developed the first mobile application for Android phones that analyses ab1 DNA sequencing files, which enables science professionals and amateur ...
Google buys corporate mobile-device manager Divide
Google has bought Divide, a startup that helps companies manage the mobile devices that employees are increasingly relying upon to get their work done.
Tech review: Keeping tabs on your kids' phone activity
I've received emails over the years from worried parents asking me how they can monitor the phone use of their teenagers, especially in this age of smartphones with their many different ways of communicating.
Which phone is most vulnerable to malware?
As each new computer virus attack or vulnerability comes to light, millions instinctively check their computer to see if their anti-malware application is up to date. This is a good idea and they are wise ...
Android surging in global tablet market, survey shows
The Google Android platform extended its dominance over Apple in the tablet market in early 2014, a research firm said Monday.
Android gains in US, basic phones almost extinct
The Google Android platform grabbed the majority of mobile phones in the US market in early 2014, as consumers all but abandoned non-smartphone handsets, a survey showed Friday.
Review: Windows Phone advances with 8.1 update
Microsoft's new Windows system for smartphones addresses many of the shortcomings in previous versions.
Study: Samsung phone durable, but iPhone has edge
Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone is more durable than last year's model and other leading Android phones, but the iPhone 5s outperformed all of them in part because of its smaller size, a new study finds.
Review: Siri-like Cortana fills Windows phone gap
"Yay, it's Nick! How can I help?" Thanks for asking, Cortana. And thanks for making the Windows phone software better, Microsoft.
Troy Wolverton: HTC's new smartphone is One of the best
In my book, HTC's new One smartphone is easily one of the best Android devices on the market.
Twitter buys Android lock-screen startup Cover
A young startup specializing in Android smartphone lock screens that anticipate what "app" a user might want at any give moment said Monday it has been bought by Twitter.