Articles about Mobility
Qualcomm cuts its outlook for the fiscal year partially due to Samsung's defection to its own chips. Wild cards abound for the company.
Google thinks it has a good value to offer with Project Fi: Phone service that works across devices and relies on seamless Wi-Fi to cellular hand-offs.
Microsoft has removed the 'preview' tag from its free Outlook for Android app, which is now available in the Google Play Store.
Google recently announced Wi-Fi support for Android Wear and now the companion app includes the Cloud sync feature, plus a choice of calendars to display on your watch.
Parents of infants are often worried about keeping them safe and immediately attending to their every need. A smartwatch app could help Mom and Dad rest easy.
Google has been working on wireless service for a couple years and reports indicate the service may launch very soon. The service will use existing infrastructure with the Nexus 6 at the core.
Microsoft has released to testers its third public preview of Windows 10 Mobile for Windows Phones.
Only less than one percent of Android devices have been found to have a Potentially Harmful App (PHA) installed, according to Google.
The search company reported a net income of $21 million -- down from $312 million during the same quarter last year.
The changes, which focus on 'balancing content,' could mean that publishers and marketers will see diminished referral traffic going forward.
Not much happens on the back of your phone, but with the Popslate case you can view images when your phone is set down or you don't want to turn on your color display.
Even though there's still sales growth to be had in its home country of China, Huawei is gearing up to tackle the U.S. smartphone market.
Security vendor is speaking with major telcos in the region for a potential tie-up, which potentially includes plans to invest in a malware monitoring facility in Singapore.
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Under Armour's connected fitness revenue is a small portion of the overall revenue pie in the first quarter, but CEO Kevin Plank said the strategy will be outlined more in September.
The new Google Nexus 9 is made by HTC and the two official accessories have some cool HTC design elements, but at a rather high price.
Want to get more out of your iPhone or iPad? Here are a selection of tips and tricks to help you unlock more from iOS 8.1.
The Fitbit Charge is the best daily activity tracker for the masses and Fitbit sets the bar for its powerful ecosystem and reliable tracker lineup.
Microsoft markets the power of Office in your hands with the Surface Pro 3, but with SoftMaker Office HD for Android you can get desktop-level functionality on your Android tablet too.
Cable? Satellite? Who needs 'em! The top Internet video services can give you more than enough entertainment.
Sony continues to launch unique mobile designs with a focus on helping you manage your life in any environmental condition.
Finding a good keyboard case for the iPad Air can turn Apple's tablet into a great solution for work. After testing dozens of them, I've found these to be the best of the lot.
The premium Android tablet from Dell is thinner than the iPad Air 2 and lighter than the iPad mini.
Joe Belfiore delivers first look at universal Windows apps across all devices. Plus: Glimpses of Cortana and Spartan browser.
The Chromebook space is becoming crowded with lots of models to choose from. Here's our picks of the top models in each available screen size.
Google has released an update to its Translate app for mobile devices. We have made a side by side comparison with the Microsoft Translator app so you can compare and decide which is best.
Sony continues to launch high end Android devices and companion accessories. The sleek Z3 Tablet Compact is a bit expensive, but the media experience is tough to beat.
Microsoft expanded access to its Office preview for Android and in this screenshot gallery Matthew takes a look at it and several alternatives.
I've used dozens of keyboards for the iPad Air; this is without a doubt the best.
The biggest tech expo of the year drew to an end with some remarkably strange, weird, and in some cases entirely pointless gadgets, gizmos, and technologies.
Once you've found out what the weather's like in Ukraine, and asked what the meaning of life is, Apple's Siri assistant can seem pretty useless — doubly so, if you're in Australia. But if you team it up with Wolfram Alpha, you can get some nice results to questions with substance.
At the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer talks about why users should buy a Windows phone rather than an Android device: "You don’t need to be a computer scientist to use a Windows phone and you do to use and Android phone."
A pivotal moment in Apple's history, CEO Steve Jobs announces iTunes for Windows on October 16, 2003. Jobs stated at the time, "It's probably the best Windows app ever written." The release was also considered a good strategic move by Apple because, for the first time, Windows users could buy music from Apple's online store, giving them a feel for the Apple user experience.
Apple's senior vice president of marketing, Philip Schiller, announces the latest version of the company's smartphone, the iPhone 4S. The new phone features an A5 chip, dual-core graphics, a longer battery life, better camera, and both CDMA and GSM.
At Apple's headquarters, Apple's senior vice president of marketing, Philip Schiller, unveils new iPod Nano features, including a new multitouch icon screen, new sensors for runners, and the ability to wear the device as a watch. The Nano comes in 7 colors, in an 8GB version for $129 and a 16GB version for $149.
Every time a new tablet computer hits the market, experts speculate whether it could be the one to take down Apple's iPad. CNET's Kara Tsuboi explains why Amazon's Kindle Fire could be its stiffest competition yet.
At the Intel Developer Forum, Google announced it is teaming up with the chipmaker to optimize Android for Intel-powered mobile devices. Google Senior Vice President Andy Rubin made an appearance during the keynote address with Intel CEO Paul Otellini to announce that all future versions of Android will use the x86 chip architecture.
A quicker and slicker new app for the online Xero accounting service adds automatic reconciliation of bank accounts, allowing Android users to stay on top of their finances.
Spotfire Mobile Metrics can collate and analyse your BI data and deliver the key metrics needed to monitor business performance direct to a notebook, smartphone or tablet.
The Latitude E7240 is solidly made and well connected, delivering impressive performance in a thoughtful design. It's let down by the keyboard and a lack of configuration options, turning what could have been a superb business ultrabook into merely a very good one.
The ThinkPad X240 offers plentiful configuration options, tried-and-trusted design, solid build quality and a twin battery configuration that delivers long battery life. Overall, this is an excellent business ultrabook.
The Moto G has its drawbacks, but it's well built, and if its features are sufficient for your needs, then it delivers superb value for money. If you're looking to equip a workforce with a basic Android phone, it's arguably the best choice currently available.
LG has done a great job with the 5.2-inch G2, whose battery life is a big plus. The power button placement is odd, but the G2's main drawback is its lack of MicroSD storage expansion. If don't need this, then it's well worth shortlisting.
The 10.1-inch Android-based Transformer Pad TF701T has a decent specification, including a quad-core processor, a high-resolution screen and good battery life from its tablet and keyboard batteries. The design could use a refresh though.
Given its specification and performance, the Nexus 5 delivers great value for money — if you can live with its (few) drawbacks. The middling-quality camera and uninspiring chassis design don't worry us, but the lack of MicroSD card storage expansion and moderate battery life are more serious minus points.
The Galaxy Note 3 is a clear step up from its predecessor, with a larger screen in a smaller, thinner, lighter chassis, plenty of usability enhancements, plus impressive performance and battery life. The price tag is the only serious drawback.
The Haswell-based Surface Pro 2 delivers improved performance and battery life, and its dual-angle kickstand is also welcome. However, the Pro 2's unchanged chassis design feels bulkier and heavier than ever, and it becomes very expensive when fully accessorised.
The 6.3-inch Galaxy Mega isn't easy to carry around or use one-handed and is short on internal storage. Having said that, it's the obvious handset for anyone who likes Samsung's 'Android-on-steroids' approach and is attracted by the Galaxy Note 3's size, but doesn't need stylus support.
Want to dock your smartphone? Does it live in a protective case and not work with standard OEM docks anymore? Check out this Kickstarter project.
This rugged 10.1-inch Android tablet comes with a decent base specification and has plenty of options and accessories on offer. It's no low-cost tablet, and runs the ageing Android 4.0, but it should appeal to vertical markets that don't require Windows.
The 2013 Nexus 7 is a sleeker, lighter and better-specified device than last year's model. There's still no Micro-SD card support, but good all-round performance and battery life, plus a competitive price, add up to superb value for money.
Fujitsu's new Lifebook E-Line offers an attractive design and solid build quality, with plenty of configuration options and (common) accessories. The optional modular Bay Projector is interesting, but you'll need to weigh its utility against the £280 price tag.
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