The modern smartphone is a wonder of modern technology, and in combination with the carrier network can allow you to make calls from the densest urban jungle to Mount Everest. But despite the amazing global coverage of the carrier networks, sometimes it just isn't enough.
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AT&T adds connected cars to its network. Verizon is talking telematics. The race to find new growth in a saturated U.S. smartphone market is on.
Finnish smartphone startup Jolla has rekindled efforts to find OEMs to build Sailfish OS devices and is eyeing a space as a European security-focused mobile comms company.
Which apps are hogging space, consuming mobile data, and sucking the life out of your Android smartphone?
The box might say that your smartphone comes with 16 gigabytes, 32 gigabytes or whatever of storage space, but how much actual free storage space will you have on your shiny new smartphone?
2014 was another great year in the mobile space with Android dominating the smartphone space and Matthew Miller's top stories.
This week in Android: Dominance over the smartphone space continues, new Lollipop version hits AOSP, the YotaPhone 2 appears.
As part of its FutureScape prediction series for 2015, IDC looked at the impending IoT space from a broad spectrum of angles, including network capacity, security and cloud.
The network equipment maker's chief executive blamed the "disappointing" quarter, which gave Wall Street the clear-cut signal to sell, sell, sell — driving shares down after-hours.
Google finally catches up with the rest of the smartphone space by offering its home-brew phablet, along with the next iteration of its tablet and Android operating system.
It's the square phone for the serious crowd, but is there really still space for a business smartphone?
As LG continues to innovate in the smartphone space, with shipments of the LG G3 just hitting store shelves, the company expects more sales in the third quarter.
Microsoft has put a lot of dollars and effort into Windows Phone, even going as far as to buy Finnish handset firm Nokia in order to gain traction in the smartphone space. But despite this investment Windows Phone's usage share has grown from about one percent to around two percent over the past 12 months.
According to NASA and the Jet Propulsion Lab, a solar storm has caused Voyager 1 to reach interstellar space.
It's long been rumored that Amazon will produce its own smartphone to compete with the major players in the space. It looks like Tesco may beat them to it.
Aside from being rivals in the smartphone space, the two electronics giants are pushing hard to develop fingerprint technology to cater for their business users.
Starbucks is a leader in mobile payments and rewards, but I think they are going too far with plans to take the order phase from your face to your hand. Mobile payments are coming, but do we really need them for everything?
The number of malvertisements targeting mobile devices more than tripled last year, pushing contaminated web ads past pornography as the single largest malware threat to mobile users.
As large enterprises move toward Choose Your Own Device (CYOD) policies, the PC giant expects them to favor its wide portfolio's "commonality" and even more so once it becomes more dominant in the smartphone space.
Faced with competition from local players such as Xiaomi and Huawei, Apple is unlikely to sustain demand when the smartphone begins running on China Mobile's network from January 17, due to its premium price points.
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