FireChat ignites new way to communicate on phones
A new mobile messaging application called FireChat is empowering nearby smartphone users to stay in touch even when there's no cellular service or Internet connection.
Apple says Samsung knew iPhone would be big seller
Samsung knew Apple's iPhone would be a big seller when it first went on the market, but the South Korean company didn't have a product that could compete so it stole Apple's technology, an attorney for Apple ...
BlackBerry wins ruling against iPhone keyboard
Troubled smartphone maker BlackBerry has won an early round in its legal battle against an iPhone keyboard made by a startup co-founded by "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest.
Taiwan's Hon Hai profit up 12.7% in 2013 on iPhone demand
Taiwan tech giant Hon Hai Precision, the world's largest contract manufacturer for electronics, saw its net profit rise 12.7 percent on-year in 2013, bolstered by demand for Apple's new products.
New iPhone likely out in September, Nikkei daily says
Apple is to release its newest iPhone in September, with higher resolution and bigger screens, a report said Friday, its latest salvo in the smartphone wars where it has lost global market share to rivals ...
Apple upgrades low-cost iPad option, offers cheaper iPhone 5C
As Google's Android operating system chips away at Apple's market share in tabloids and smartphones, the world's most valuable company announced Tuesday that a newer iPad model will be offered at a reduced price and a cheaper ...
Tech review: LG G Flex all about the curve
I've been carrying the new LG G Flex smartphone for a few days, and the first word I want to use is "wow."
Review: Windows OS hobbles Nokia's impressive Lumia Icon
Nokia's new Lumia Icon smartphone offers a lot of compelling features. But they don't make up for the fact that the device runs Windows Phone software, which has proved unpopular with both consumers and developers.
Groups protest chemicals used in iPhone
An environmental protection group and labor rights group are trying to pressure Apple into abandoning two hazardous chemicals used to make iPhones.
Candy Crush maker sees IPO valuation up to $7.6 bn (Update)
The maker of the addictive mobile game Candy Crush hopes to raise as much as $532.8 million in a New York IPO that would value the company at up to $7.6 billion.
Apple apparently turns to Tumblr to advertise iPhone 5c
In what may be the first social media marketing campaign by Apple, the Cupertino, Calif., tech company appears to have turned to Tumblr to advertise the iPhone 5c.
Apple dials up effort to meld iPhone with cars
Apple is accelerating the race to make smartphone applications easier and safer to use in cars.
Drivers may use smartphones for maps: court
A California appeals court has tossed out a fine for a driver checking a smartphone map to escape traffic, offering a new interpretation in the crackdown on "distracted driving."
Fingerprint security convenient, but not flawless
(AP)—Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S5 smartphone will be at least the third to have a fingerprint sensor for security but it's alone in letting you use that for general shopping, thanks to a partnership with ...