It's the best of times to be a smartphone buyer. The competition is cutthroat, innovation reigns and multiple companies are vying for attention. The smartphone market is developing rapidly and arguably the most interesting tech sector to watch.
Articles about Smartphones
The market research firm estimated 295.3 million units shipped worldwide during the second quarter of 2014, representing annual growth of 23.1 percent.
BlackBerry reiterated that spreadsheets will look swell on the Passport and that the device can work for well for employees in the financial services and healthcare industries.
The LG G3 is arguably the best Android smartphone available today. But there are many advanced software tricks available to improve an already fantastic experience.
The creation of a "pure" lithium battery could offer double or triple the energy storage density of today's lithium-ion batteries for your laptop, tablet, or smartphone.
Faster growth in the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America saw the company's shipments rise year-over-year by 62 percent, but Western markets still shy away.
IT leaders are finding ways to capitalize on the benefits of BYOD while reducing its risks. This analysis examines the impact of BYOD and looks at how organizations are dealing with the trend.
While Android and iOS are usually the first type of devices you might consider, BlackBerry continues to build some solid hardware while updating their OS to offer a compelling platform.
Samsung Electro-Mechanic, a component making affiliate of Samsung Group, saw its second quarter profit tumble year-on-year due to weak smartphone sales of primary client Samsung Electronics, reports ZDNet Korea’s Jeong Hyeon-jeong.
Does Tizen have a future, or is it going to be another unlaunched Linux-based mobile operating system?
Amazon's Fire Phone has the design quality you might expect from Apple's iPhone, or Samsung's Galaxy S5. It's a strong contender in the Android space, even if it misses a few enterprise targets.
The Fire Phone has one flagship feature: a display with three-dimensional aspects. Other software elements in the retail giant's debut smartphone are gimmicky at best. This device feels like a work in progress.
The new Amazon Fire phone is targeted towards consumers and buying through the Amazon Prime service. However, if you want to bring it into the office, there is enough support to help you get work done too.
It's the Android-rival mobile operating system that never was. At least for now, anyway.
The LG G3 is an elegant high-end Android smartphone with a superb 5.5-inch screen, a high-quality 13-megapixel main camera, a fast quad-core SoC, intelligent UI skinning and an admirably restrained set of software extras.
If John Sculley, former Apple CEO, had launched his phone even as recently as three months ago he would have ruled the market. Now he is up against some formidable competition.