Maker of $33 smartphone hails 'new era' for India
The maker of a new $33 smartphone billed as India's cheapest said Wednesday it aims to sell half a million in the next three months in what it called a "new era" for the market.
People stick with favorites in sea of mobile apps
There may be a growing number of applications for smartphones, but people in the US tend to cling to the few they like and shun the rest, an industry tracker says.
Microsoft to unveil new Windows software
A news report out Thursday indicated that Microsoft is poised to give the world a glimpse at a new-generation computer operating system that will succeed Windows 8.
Digital imaging group OmniVision gets Chinese offer
OmniVision Technologies, a maker of digital imaging chips for smartphones and other devices, said Thursday it received a buyout offer from a group of Chinese investors for some $1.6 billion.
Lenovo profit up 23 percent on mobile growth
Lenovo Group, the world's biggest personal computer maker, said Thursday its latest quarterly profit rose 23 percent on strong growth in sales of smartphones and other mobile devices.
App to hail taxis, limos launches in Las Vegas
Las Vegas visitors can now hail a ride from a taxi or limo company using their smartphone.
Getting into your hotel room after a night on the town? There could be an app for that
The smartphone continues its rise and rise as the device of choice for our everyday activities. Our keys used to be the one thing we would have to carry around with us at all times and losing them would be ...
Samsung, Apple call truce in patent war outside US
Arch-rivals Samsung and Apple decided Wednesday to drop all patent disputes outside the United States, marking a partial ceasefire in a long-running legal war between the world's two largest smartphone makers.
Apple sets Sept 9 iPhone event (Update)
Apple has scheduled a September 9 event to unveil its long-anticipated large-screen iPhone, the online news site Re/code reported Tuesday.
Xiaomi beats Samsung in Chinese smartphone market
Xiaomi, a Chinese handset maker little known in the West, overtook tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. to become China's top-selling smartphone brand in the second quarter, a market research company said Tuesday.
Review: Amazon's Fire phone good for a first effort
Amazon may be new to the smartphone business, but its Fire phone doesn't feel like a first effort.
Smartphone shipments jump 25 percent in second quarter
Nearly 300 million smartphones were shipped in the second quarter of this year, up almost 25 percent from the same period last year, according to market research firm International Data Corp.
Smartphones as a health tool for older adults
A team of researchers from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC) and the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is creating a smartphone app that will help older adults to understand ...
Can you trust that app?
You're on your smartphone, browsing through Facebook. In a fit of productivity, you search for, say, a project management app to help you use your non-Instagram and cat video time more effectively. You download ...