Canaccord Genuity survey of U.S. carriers finds that Apple leading the pack for high-end smartphones with Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 in third place.
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Yang Yuanqing, chairman and chief executive of Lenovo, said the acquisition of Motorola Mobility and the ongoing transformation in the global landscape will enable Lenovo to stand out in smartphone business, which leaves an opportunity to challenge Apple and Samsung's dominance.
Today's smartphones and tablets offer computing power, memory and storage that surpass that offered by mainframe computers in the 1990s. But security remains an ongoing challenge.
Storage companies best known for providing memory cards for smartphones and cameras are increasingly using their scale and knowhow to come to a data center near you.
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.
According to recent data, of the 174 million smartphones owned in the US in the month of September, nearly 42 percent of them were Apple iPhones.
The latest study into which smartphones are the speediest has turned up some surprising winners and losers.
Despite having sold about one of every three smartphones shipped globally last year, Samsung is dabbling in luxury televisions and investing in memory chip production to diversify away from smartphones and tablets.
Research from Canalys reveals a third of smartphones shipped in Q1 had 5-inch plus displays. Will Apple follow suit?
The company's nuclear business is declining, but smartphones and tablets are still doing well — and the maker of flash memory chips is seeing the results.
After its release on the iPad last year, Opera has brought its touch-friendly browser to Apple smartphones too.
Containers aren't quite virtual machines, but with recent advances in Linux, they can do many of the same jobs as a VM while using far less memory.
While Apple is focused on spreading premium-prices smartphones across the globe, browser maker Mozilla has its sights aimed squarely on the low-cost smartphone market and has announced a deal for a chipset which it said will pave the way for $25 smartphones.
Despite record sales of 51 million iPhones during the fiscal first quarter, Apple missed analyst estimates of at least 56 million smartphones. Chief executive Tim Cook explained why.
The popularity of low-cost Android smartphones helped Samsung retain its position as the world's top purchaser of semiconductors, staying ahead of Apple. But which company is better placed for long term success in the smartphone market?
Android KitKat might have reached 1.1 percent of handsets in one month, but, as usual, the latest version of iOS is reaching Apple devices a lot quicker.
Global semiconductor revenues fell by 2.5 percent last year, but the growth of memory chip sales for smartphones and tablets is leading to 5 percent growth in 2013, according to IHS
The US wouldn't uphold a ban on the import of some older versions of Apple iPhone and iPad, but it had no such qualms about banning some older Samsung Android smartphones and tablets from the US market.
Now that Apple has come out and endorsed the use of plastics in smartphones with the iPhone 5c, expect to see a lot more manufacturers making use of plastics over the coming months.
Intel Chief Linux and Open Source Technologist Dirk Hohndel sees Linux as the leading end-user operating system - thanks to smartphones, tablets, as well as the rise of Chromebooks.
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