Apple, Android have smartphone 'duopoly', survey finds
Android and Apple smartphones captured a whopping 92 percent of global sales in the fourth quarter, giving the two systems an effective duopoly, a research firm said Monday.
iPhone tops in US as Android rules the world
Apple's iPhone remained the most popular smartphone among US buyers in the closing months of 2012 while Android handsets were on top worldwide, Kantar Worldpanel ComTech reported on Tuesday.
Smartphone touted as 'remote for your life' at CES
It can talk to your car, your refrigerator, water your plants and help you stay fit and healthy: the smartphone is become the consumer's remote control for life.
Huawei aims for high end with new smartphones
Chinese tech giant Huawei moved further into the high end of the smartphone market on Monday, unveiling two devices for Asian consumers aimed at rivaling the top global sellers.
Microsoft slams Google on 'proper' YouTube app
Microsoft stepped up its criticism of Google on antitrust grounds Wednesday, claiming the Internet giant refuses to allow Windows Phone users "proper access" to the YouTube video service.
Microsoft describes 2012 as 'epic,' but 2013 has its obstacles
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has been known to use hyperbolic adjectives, but was he on the mark when he described 2012 as "the most epic in Microsoft history"?
Microsoft's Visual Studio will gain some Expression
Samsung is top 2012 phone brand, ousting Nokia
Samsung has overtaken Nokia as the top mobile phone brand for 2012 and has opened up a decisive lead over Apple in the smartphone market, a research firm said Tuesday.
Microsoft scores win with Santa Claus tracking
In the battle for Christmas, Microsoft has scored a win over Google as the official maps partner for Santa and his reindeer.
Android extends global smartphone lead, survey finds
Google's Android operating system will power more than two-thirds of smartphones sold worldwide in 2012, and will remain the dominant platform for at least the next four years, a survey showed Tuesday.
Samsung, Apple gain in US mobile market
Samsung extended its lead as the top mobile phone maker in the US market and Apple moved into second place, an industry tracker said Friday.
Microsoft sends SkyDrive SDKs and IFTTT tie-in to developers
Review: Windows Phone 8 an upgrade with some failings
Lauded by many critics, but struggling to catch on with consumers, Microsoft's Windows Phone smartphone software has gotten an overhaul.
Microsoft pushes for new image with Windows Phone 8 release
It wasn't hard to tell whom Microsoft was trying to win over with its Windows Phone 8 launch event Monday.