S. Korea to spend $1.5 bn on 5G 'movie-in-a-second' service
South Korea, already one of the most wired countries on earth, Wednesday announced a 1.6 trillion won ($1.5 billion) plan to roll out a next-generation 5G wireless service quick enough to download full-length ...
Yahoo big on desktops as world goes mobile
Yahoo was the most popular online venue visited from US desktop computers in December as modern lives increasingly revolve around using mobile devices to connect with the Internet.
Mobile medical apps risky
(Phys.org) —Possible risks associated with medical staff using mobile devices and software applications (apps) for professional purposes have been raised in a leading study at Monash University.
Twitter desktop website gets mobile look
Twitter revamped its desktop webpages Monday to better mirror the experience of visiting the popular one-to-many text messaging service on smartphones.
Smartphone apps multiply, but so do germs
It may be your best friend, but your smartphone is also probably teeming with germs.
Gadget Watch: Case makes iPhone a BlackBerry clone
If you love your iPhone but would prefer a physical keyboard, Typo could be for you.
Samsung, Apple CEOs to discuss lawsuit settlement
The chiefs of Samsung Electronics Co. and Apple Inc. will meet to discuss settling a bitter two year legal battle over designs and technologies of smartphones and tablets.
Kids get their own tablets, with parents in control
Kid-safe tablets and smartphones are hitting the market, giving parents more control over how the mobile devices are used.
Gartner: PC, mobile shipments to hit 2.5B in 2014
Research firm Gartner expects worldwide shipments of computers and mobile devices to reach 2.5 billion units this year, up nearly 8 percent from 2013.
Sandisk releases 64GB wireless flash drive
SanDisk Corporation today announced the 64GB SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive in advance of the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show. The drive extends SanDisk's popular line of wireless flash memory storage ...
Philippines allows phone use on planes
The Philippines' civil aviation authority said Tuesday it would allow passengers to use mobile phones and laptops to make calls and access the Internet during flights.
Bill would require 'kill switch' for smartphones
Two U.S. officials have announced plans to introduce legislation requiring smartphones to have a "kill switch" that would render stolen or lost devices inoperable.
New magnetic behavior in nanoparticles could lead to even smaller digital memories
Electronic devices such as mobile phones and tablets spur on a scientific race to find smaller and smaller information processing and storage elements. One of the challenges in this race is to reproduce certain ...
Zuckerberg sells as Facebook offers new shares (Update 2)
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg will sell a chunk of his stake in the company, cashing in some $2.3 billion, as part of a new share offering by the huge social network.