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.
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I never travel overseas without Truphone and businesses will appreciate their new global shared plan offerings that include calls, text, and data.
Windows Phone devices with a compass will be able to use Nokia's LiveSight navigation tools in its Here maps.
China’s largest Internet company, Tencent, is eyeing India for further growth for its messaging platform as it ventures overseas. It will be up against an increasingly crowded market where rivals such as Whatsapp have had a headstart.
South Korean electronics giant's investment in local rival Pantech in a deal valued at almost US$47.6 million will boost cooperation in smartphone and other business areas.
With the Galaxy S4, Samsung has squeezed a superb 5-inch screen and a host of high-end features into a slightly slimmer, thinner and lighter chassis than its S III predecessor. It's an excellent handset, but some will find the S4 overladen with unnecessary features and too expensive.
Samsung makes a big leap in customer satisfaction, but it's unclear whether the company can keep it going. Apple still leads the smartphone pack by a wide margin.
Opera's new Android web browser is out of beta and available to download, bringing few changes to the app since it was unveiled earlier this year.
Chinese networking gear maker is shifting focus in India from telecom equipment to smartphones, and it hopes to be among the top three smartphone vendors in the the country within three years.
Dish's future networking portfolio could grow quite quickly based on a new report that the satellite TV provider is going after the bankrupt wireless venture's spectrum.
Jolla fans in Europe can now pre-order the first Sailfish smartphone, which is expected to ship by the end of the year.
Some of the financial offers include discounts for trade-ins, installment plans, additional subsidies for students, and a ten percent cashback offer for AmEx credit card holders.
In a bid to drive sales, the phonemaker is expanding a successful marketing campaign where it held demonstrations in cafes where customers proved to be more receptive than expected.
Google I/O was held last week and while no new hardware was announced, we did see many service launches and improvements that make Google a compelling choice.
As summer approaches and we start to think about getting out and about, I took a look at apps related to travel, sports, and the new Google I/O launches.
Smartphones today take good quality photos, but you can make them even better with a little editing. This gallery shows the available tools for Android, BlackBerry 10, Windows Phone, and iOS.