Another month has passed and it's time to look back on the top stories on ZDNet Mobile News. Stories that struck a chord with readers included one about Windows tablets being better for work than iPads and Android tablets, and another with a simple way to stretch iPhone battery life.
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It might be a budget smartphone but it will run Windows 10 when it arrives - so how does the handset stack up against more expensive competition?
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.
If you appreciate unique designs, prefer Android over iOS, and want the best camera available on a smartphone, then run to your local carrier store this week and pick up the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge.
Thinking of picking up a new Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone once it's out? Better start saving those pennies because it's going to cost you more than an iPhone.
Apple's iPhone 6 might be expensive but the large-screen device is now the favoured smartphone among Chinese consumers.
Thanks to its new big screen devices, Apple has overtaken Samsung to take the number one spot in smartphone sales for the last quarter of 2014, according to analyst Gartner.
If you've ever bought a Windows PC or Android smartphone or tablet from one of the big name vendors then chances are that you are familiar - perhaps even intimately familiar if you've ever tried removing it - with crapware.
Have an iPhone, Android device, Windows Phone, or BlackBerry? Need to jump ship to another network? Now you can, thanks to a law change. Here's what you need to know.
Cyanogen, the company that backs the popular CyanogenMod alternative Android firmware, wants to take on Apple and Google for mobile operating system domination.
Does your iPhone or iPad need more storage for photos, videos, or other files? This little gadget can add up to 256GB.
Matthew is excited for his Seahawks today, but was up early to talk about Samsung, the iPhone, Windows 10, and the functional Outlook app on other platforms.
iPhone makes up about 60 percent of Apple's revenue. Though arch-rival Samsung's smartphone unit is struggling, it still wouldn't turn down providing its chips to Apple.
Jealous of the tight integration between iOS and OS X 10.10 Yosemite? Feel left out because you use an Android device on Windows? Wish there was an easy way to send files to your Android device? You need AirDroid 3.
The software helps users move files from their Android, iOS, and Windows devices to an Intel-powered laptop running the Chrome OS.
Android now has 83 percent of the smartphone market, with Chinese vendors benefiting from market growth and a slump in Samsung's sales. Apple also did well, but Windows Phone lost ground on flat sales.
Loss of a smartphone is reported in 10 percent of all thefts and robberies in the US. Secure your iPhone with Apple's activation lock and apply a security setting to your device now.
Over the past few years Apple has watched its smartphone market share decline in the face of pressure from big, cheap Android smartphones. But the iPhone 6 could change that as consumers flock to the 4G capability and larger display.
The iPhone 6 Plus is an awesome smartphone, but getting used to its 5.5-inch display took time. Here are some practical steps that helped make the iPhone 6 Plus a workable part of my daily life.
Apple's new iPhone-based payment system may offer advantages, as will any similar product from competitors. But adding in a smartphone doesn't add privacy, it removes it.
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