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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Over 1 million smart wearable bands will be shipped globally by end-2013, with more smart wearable devices expected to hit the market next year as focus shifts to better design and power-efficient displays.
The device features a SOS button on its back, which sets off a loud alarm and also triggers calls and text messages to pre-defined contacts.
Following Apple and Microsoft (and soon Google), retail stores seem like the likely next step for Samsung.
Obviously, the "Royal Baby" was in there too.
Offering multi-device support and more features, will messaging apps like LINE and Facebook Messenger, may snatch users away from WhatsApp?
As the continent's smartphone sales and data consumption increase, companies are now beginning to release African-made devices. Are buyers ready for them?
Welcome to the official 2013 edition of our ZDNet DIY-IT Gift Guide. This year, in honor of 2013, we present to you 14 interesting and useful products that the DIY-ITer in your life will find particularly useful, fun, or cool.
Many people cover their iPhones with a case and with the clear Grip case for the iPhone 5c you can enjoy your selected iPhone 5c color while offering up some protection.
2013 saw Android continue to roll, BlackBerry stumble, and Apple remain steady. What were some of your favorite smartphone memories from 2013?
A review board will be a key part of how devices and manufacturers get Firefox OS branding.
2013 has seen several startups launch new smartphones, and while many can't keep up with Apple, Samsung, Nokia and other OEMs on specs, they all manage to bring something unique.
We have seen some fantastic smartphones in 2013 and one phone remained clearly at the top of my list. Another one recently knocked it out of my pocket, but it still remains in my collection.
Microsoft may want to take the highly-coveted third-place space with Windows Phone in the market share rankings. And it's not far off, thanks to BlackBerry's decline. But it all boils down to money. And Android makes Microsoft plenty of dough.
A mystery device maker has agreed to ship Ubuntu Touch OS smartphones, which will arrive next year.
Following the release of the fingerprint sensor-enabled iPhone 5s, more smartphone makers could soon jump on the bandwagon, if Ericsson's predictions prove true.