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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As part of the US giant it may be tempting for Nokia to focus on chasing success in its new home market. But if it wants to be the 'devices plus services' giant of tomorrow, it needs to be looking elsewhere.
World's third biggest smartphone maker is learning from Apple and Samsung but taking a different path.
Apple's iPhone sales did far better than expected, despite a three-month period in the company's history in which nothing happened.
OnePlus just announced their OnePlus One high end Android smartphone with specs that beat the S5 and HTC One (M8) with a price starting at just $299.
Samsung recently released the Galaxy S5 across the world and it is destined to sell millions. There are a few new gimmicks you will try once and never use again, but also some great features that make it a phone to consider.
Fosun International launches a venture capital arm in the U.S. tech startup hub, setting aside US$100 million toward investments in mobile internet and phones.
Amazon will reportedly woo smartphone buyers with 3D effects and navigation with gestures and tilting. The company will have to have flawless software right away to overcome a learning curve.
In a world where mobility and service-oriented access to cloud-based applications and data becomes the established computing paradigm, the politics between the Great Houses of the Internet becomes more complicated than you can ever possibly imagine.
Who needs a smartphone to make low-value payments when giving the till a high five can do the same job?
But the flagship device represents evolution not revolution with a conservative approach to design.
Windows Phone 8.1 was released as a Developer Preview today and some of the latest and greatest can be seen in these screenshots. You can download and test out this update on your Windows Phone device today.
Market research says Apple and Samsung accounted for 85 percent of 4G smartphone sales in China in the first two months of 2014. Chinese chip manufacturers worry the market will be monopolized by Western chip makers Qualcomm and Marvell.
Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning has completed development work on a new security feature, called Kill Switch, which it wants to make available in all smartphones sold in the country.
Because apparently we didn't learn our lesson about 3D on smartphones and tablets, circa 2011.
With the multitudes of accounts we have to deal with for email, social networking and other applications that require password authentication, we need a better solution.