Ikea launches furniture with inbuilt wireless chargers
Lost that charger again for your cellphone or tablet? Hate sorting heaps of wires to charge various devices?
Wrist action: phone firms bet on 'year of smartwatch'
Defying scepticism and geek-stigma, mobile phone firms are determined this year to sell you a wristwatch wirelessly connected to your mobile phone.
Gemalto hack shows how far we are from deciding acceptable 'security norms'
Is it true spies hack technology companies? Can governments really listen to your phone calls? Should we care? The latest details of NSA and GCHQ intelligence agency activities to come from files leaked by ...
First Look: Samsung gets a lot right with new S6 phones
Samsung's new Galaxy smartphones improve in two major areas: design and picture quality.
Samsung ditches plastic design, adds mobile pay in new phone
Samsung, locked in a tight race with Apple to be the world's biggest smartphone maker, has unveiled an important new phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass.
Social circles: Study details the degree to which urban movement is linked to social activity
If you live in a city, you know that a fair amount of your movement around town is social in nature. But how much, exactly? A new study co-authored by MIT researchers uses a novel method to infer that around ...
Gmail available in Burmese, the email's 74th language
Google said Wednesday that Gmail is now available in Burmese, marking the 74th language for the popular email service.
Google releases work tools designed for Android phones
(AP)—Google is releasing a set of tools designed for businesses and employees who want to get work done on Android-powered smartphones, setting up a skirmish on another key front of mobile computing.
Motorola aims new phone at first-time smartphone buyers
(AP)—Motorola is updating its low-cost smartphone, the Moto E, as it targets first-time smartphone buyers worldwide.
Android dominant in two-horse smartphone race
Google Android dominated the global smartphone market in 2014, holding an 81.5 percent market share, with Apple's iOS second and no strong third player, market tracker IDC said Tuesday.
Breakthrough solution for TX-to-RX isolation in reconfigurable, multiband front-end modules for mobile phones
At next week's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain (MWC2015), imec, Murata and Huawei will present a stand-alone multiband electrical-balance duplexer in 0.18µm SOI CMOS. This type of duplexer is a ...
Tracking invasives? There's an app for that
Invasive species will have a tougher time sneaking around undetected, thanks to an app developed by Michigan State University.
Stolen SIM card keys could be powerful spy tool (Update)
It would be another powerful tool in the arsenal of US and British spy services: encryption keys for a large share of the SIM cards used for mobile phones.
Doctors say fitness trackers, health apps can boost care
That phone app keeping track of your exercise and meals might keep you out of the hospital one day.