Lenovo profit up 36 percent as mobile grows
Lenovo Group, the biggest personal computer maker, said Thursday its latest quarterly profit rose 36 percent as sales of smartphones and tablet computers more than doubled.
What is near-field communication (and how secure is it)?
Coles and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia declared last month their intention to make use of near-field communication (NFC) technology, allowing users to transfer their personal and other banking details ...
Microsoft needs to 'start up again': CEO
Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer on Tuesday said the computer giant had to reinvent itself to avoid being "old and tired" as his company struggles to keep up in the mobile devices sector.
Pandora listening up in face of iTunes Radio
People listened to Pandora's Internet radio service for a collective 1.47 billion hours in October, up 18 percent from a year ago, in the face of the launch iTunes Radio.
More secure app store for Android
Apps. Everyone has them and everyone uses them. These small computer programs installed on our smartphones and tablet computers make work and play easier. With just the tip of a finger on the square icons, ...
Motorola studying modular smartphone
When it comes to mobile applications, consumers can customize their phones with just a few taps. Motorola Mobility wants to make it that easy to personalize a gadget's hardware.
Powering better online document viewing
Viewing PDF and Microsoft Office documents on a Web browser can cause slow loading and messy formatting—and often such documents won't load at all. Most times, users will simply download the documents to ...
BlackBerry, Facebook 'met over potential bid'
BlackBerry executives met with their counterparts at Facebook last week over a potential bid for the struggling Canadian phone-maker, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.
Pirate-themed 'Assassin's Creed' videogame sets sail
A new installment of blockbuster "Assassin's Creed" videogame launched on Tuesday, putting players in the boots of a bold pirate and tapping into mobile devices to expand play.
Comcast to add 35 live TV channels to mobile app
Comcast says it is updating its mobile viewing app, Xfinity TV Go, to allow subscribers to watch popular channels such as CNN, Fox News, Disney Channel, CNBC, ESPN and FX on the go.
Mobile phone use may pose significant security risks for companies
(Phys.org) —New research suggests that companies are leaving themselves open to potentially serious security and legal risks by employees' improper use of corporate mobile devices.
Toddlers getting more tablet use, study finds
The craze for tablets and smartphones is spreading to ever younger users. A new study of American households found 38 percent of toddlers and infants under the age of two have used a mobile device such as ...
Nielsen to begin measuring mobile viewing
Starting next fall, Nielsen will begin counting television programs watched on mobile phones and tablets within its traditional TV ratings.
Apple watchers keen for next big thing
As Apple polishes its culture-changing gadgets to gleam during the holiday shopping season, pressure is growing for it to deliver the next big thing.