Articles about Mobility
Telstra CEO David Thodey has said the incumbent has maintained its leadership position in mobile technology advances through risk-taking, and putting its investments on the line.
Pebble announced its high end variant of the Pebble Time with elegant looks to compete with the Apple Watch. Smartstrap technology encourages hardware partners to innovate too.
Android 5.0 Lollipop is now running on three percent of all devices accessing the Google Play store, with a further 41 percent running KitKat.
Samsung and HTC each improved this generation of smartphone, but some design decisions may have customers choosing one over the other -- and it may not be the one you think.
At this year's MWC, mobile execs have been mulling how best to balance consumers' right to privacy with the industry's hunger for data.
Ericsson taps Swedish academia and industry to dig up use cases that might make 5G compelling for operators to invest in.
One of Goodyear's concept tires revolves around charging electric vehicles on the fly. Another one would sense road conditions and adjust inflation on the fly.
While Silent Circle's encrypted devices and services look tempting, there are now free end-to-end encryption services available.
After announcing new brand levels, the company provides more details about the first chips that will fall under each category.
AdaptiveMobile has uncovered a new mobile malware campaign which uses phone contacts to spread.
Sweden's Ikea has released furniture with Qi standard wireless charging to do away with those smartphone cables.
There's a lot we already know about the Apple Watch, but there's also a lot that we don't. Here are some questions I hope we will get answers to.
Thanks to its new big screen devices, Apple has overtaken Samsung to take the number one spot in smartphone sales for the last quarter of 2014, according to analyst Gartner.
BlackBerry has taken the wraps off its new five-inch Leap, an all touch and affordable smartphone for young professionals.
Optus is exploring the use of its Cash By Optus mobile NFC payments application in wearables including smartwatches.
ZAGG takes a unique approach to compactness, while providing a keyboard that is still big enough to be useful.
CES is over, Mobile World Congress begins. What devices have tech giants produced for us this year in Barcelona, Spain?
The Galaxy S6 might be a more modern handset, and it might look more like the iPhone, but it's debatable as to whether it's a better design than the Galaxy S5.
Here are five industries that the Apple Watch is going to disrupt. There may be more, but these are the five that are going to feel the entry of the Apple Watch the most.
Samsung has finally unveiled its long-awaited and much-rumored flagship smartphone. Well, two smartphones to be accurate. Joining the standard Galaxy S6 is the Galaxy S6 Edge that features a dual-curve display.
The redesign of Samsung's Galaxy S6 included the adoption of Google's Material Design approach as well as a hardware overhaul.
HTC made the right move by moving the UltraPixel camera to the front and adding in a more standard camera to the back. Software isn't yet final, but initial results are encouraging.
This 8-inch Windows tablet is the first with Lenovo's Anypen technology that enables using any pen or pencil to write or draw on the screen. We go hands on with it to see how it fares.
The Android phone won't win any awards for performance, but the addition of LTE networking makes the device a strong contender for entry-level bring-your-own-device users.
Apple's next-generation mobile software is expected to land on iPhones and iPads later this year in a widely anticipated public beta. Here's what we hope to see.
Take your Android tablet to work with these apps. Track your time, stay on top of what you need to do, and collaborate with colleagues.
Samsung is rolling out its Android Lollipop update for existing Galaxy S5 owners. The update integrates Material Design with Samsung TouchWiz and things look great.
From powerhouses to light 2-in-1 models, these laptops -- including two ThinkPads and a MacBook Pro -- should all run Windows 10 like champs.
We asked Siri and Cortana the same questions to see whether the Apple -- or Microsoft -- personal assistant gave the best answer to our questions for work and leisure.
Apple's latest iPhones still misses out on one crucial, killer feature: all-day battery life. But by tweaking its software, you can greatly improve your iPhone's battery. Here's how.
Join host Rob O'Neill for a ZDNet webinar featuring an in-depth discussion on mobility systems and deployments.
Attendees from businesses big and small, and from a variety of industry sectors, came away with an increased sense of the centrality of customer experience, and the need to apply technology and talent to deliver.
At CES 2014, ZDNet interviewed Huawei CMO Shao Yang and talked about next generation wireless networks, phablets, and the future of mobile innovation. Watch the full 10-minute interview.
ZDNet interviewed Ford CTO Paul Mascarenas at CES 2014 and discussed the new generation of apps for the car, the integration of solar power into electric vehicles, self-driving cars, and more. Here's the video.
ZDNet gathered several market players in a roundtable discussion held in Singapore, and asked if organizations in Asia were doing enough today to support bring-your-own-device adoption.
case study Adopting mobile videoconferencing has helped raise productivity and collaboration for Mydin Mohamed Holdings, which runs retail chain in Malaysia.
The Transformer Book Flip TP550LA is a 15.6-inch multimode notebook whose Core i7 processor and reasonable price are added attractions. Bear in mind, though, that it's heavy and unwieldy (especially in tablet mode), screen resolution could be higher, and battery life isn't great.
This Windows-based ultrabook may not have much sex appeal, but it packs the power of an entry-level workstation into a thin and sturdy shell.
The Android phone won't win any awards for performance, but the addition of LTE will make this entry-level smartphone a strong contender for bring-your-own-device users.
The OnePlus One is a high-end 5.5-inch smartphone that sells for an affordable price (if you can get hold of one). Although it lacks 800MHz (band 20) LTE support and MicroSD storage expansion, it's still a very impressive and highly recommended handset.
Dell's Inspiron 13 7000 Series supports laptop and tablet modes, and shines in the screen and storage departments. We're less impressed with its build quality and battery life, though, and would appreciate an Ethernet port.
The second-generation two-screen YotaPhone is a much more polished handset than the original, but it lacks storage expansion and is on the expensive side.
If you're thinking of buying a new e-reader this Christmas, consider Amazon's high-resolution Kindle Voyage. Just be aware of the premium price tag.
The Nexus 9 is the first tablet to run Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and offers excellent performance plus impressive sound quality. There are drawbacks, though, including some build quality issues, a tendency to run warm and a premium price.
The 2014 Moto X is nicely designed and solidly built, has a great 5.2-inch AMOLED screen, performs superbly, and delivers a range of useful Moto 'experiences' on top of an otherwise uncluttered Android OS. Limited internal storage capacity and lack of MicroSD expansion are our main concerns.
The iPad Air 2's performance enhancements will appeal to those who run graphically demanding apps, although Apple's quest for thinness comes at the cost of reduced battery capacity. Last year's iPad Air remains a good option, but the Air 2 will be the power user's choice.
The iPhone 6 Plus delivers better battery life than the smaller iPhone 6, along with superb design and solid build quality. If money were no object, we'd choose the 5.5-inch model over its 4.7-inch sibling.
Need an anti-spying solution designed to lock down your messages and protect your privacy? One smartphone case maker promises as much, but only proves a fraction of its claims.
BlackBerry's Passport is a striking business-focused handset with plenty of plus points, including a 4.5-inch, 1:1 aspect-ratio screen, a clever QWERTY keyboard and superb battery life.
Lenovo's Yoga 3 Pro ultrabook, which is based on a 14nm Intel Broadwell platform, makes an impressive debut.
The 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and iOS 8 offer enough new functionality to entice existing iPhone owners to invest in an upgrade, and there's plenty to attract converts to the iPhone ecosystem too.