Ubuntu for smartphones to stir up CES
GSM phones -- call them unsafe, says security expert
One-euro device that recharges mobile on the go
A transparent film that costs just one euro to make could bring an end to the anguish of mobile phone users facing the dreaded dead-battery message.
Close call: Bad weather drives up phone calls to our nearest and dearest
Who we call and how long we speak to them changes with the weather, according to new research by experts at Newcastle University.
'Digits' making your remote control obsolete (w/ Video)
(Phys.org)—Forget the TV remote and the games controller, now you can control anything from your mobile phone to the television with just a wave of your hand.
Internet traffic to grow fourfold by 2016: survey
The boom in the number of mobile Internet devices and tablet computers in use will help quadruple Web traffic in the coming years, a study said Wednesday.
Cell network security holes revealed, with an app to test your carrier
Popular firewall technology designed to boost security on cellular networks can backfire, unwittingly revealing data that could help a hacker break into Facebook and Twitter accounts, a new study from the University of Michigan ...
Telecoms groups fight back against free messaging
Just past the security gate for the world's largest cell phone trade show in Barcelona, executives of big mobile carriers can't avoid walking past a booth they would probably rather not see: It's for "Pinger," ...
Universal charger tantalisingly close for mobiles
Mobile phone users are tantalisingly close to the day when they can power up any phone with the same charger.
New study is first to test the actual impact of branded apps on consumers
A new research study co-authored by an Indiana University professor suggests that interactive applications for mobile phones such as Apple's iPhone and Google's Android may be some of the most powerful forms of advertising ...
Android smartphones gain more ground in US
Google's Android software strengthened its grip on the US smartphone market, powering nearly 42 percent of handsets as of July, industry tracker comScore reported on Tuesday.
US senators unveil mobile privacy, data theft bills
US senators introduced bills on Wednesday aimed at protecting the privacy of mobile phone users and safeguarding personal information of consumers stored online.
New report calls for online privacy bill of rights
(AP) -- The Commerce Department is calling for the creation of a "privacy bill of rights" for Internet users to set ground rules for companies that collect consumer data online and use that information for marketing and ...
Study: US mobile Web use growing, but still low
(AP) -- When it comes to accessing the Web over mobile devices, Americans are far behind their Internet-connected counterparts in Japan, South Korea and parts of Europe.