Ben Woods

Senior reporter

With a psychology degree under his belt, Ben set off on a four-year sojourn as a professional online poker player, but as the draw of the gambling life began to wane his attentions turned to more wholesome employment.With several years' experience covering everything in the world of telecoms and mobility, Ben's your man if it involves a smartphone, tablet, laptop, or any other piece of tech small enough to carry around with you. He's also keenly interested in broadband issues, and has spent more time than strictly necessary testing out a multitude of software packages.Hot tips (no tittering at the back) can be passed along to me at ben.woods@zdnet.com or you can follow me on Twitter @BenWoodsZD, if you can bear intermittent cake and cat tweets.

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Google aims for an Android in every pocket

Google aims for an Android in every pocket

If Android continues to grow at its current rate and the cost of handset components continues to fall, there will be 'an Android in every pocket' as smartphones do away with feature phones, Google's Eric Schmidt has said

February 29, 2012 by in MWC

Elop: Nokia is back on track

Elop: Nokia is back on track

The switch to Windows Phone is paying off, with sales and releases doing well, Nokia CEO Stephen Elop has told the MWC crowd, as he introduced a new low-priced Lumia and a Symbian phone with a 41MP camera

February 27, 2012 by in MWC

Sony returns to phones with Xperia P and U

Sony returns to phones with Xperia P and U

Sony has introduced the Xperia P and U Android smartphones, betting on integration with PlayStation and other in-house content as it launches Sony Mobile Communications out of the Sony Ericsson joint venture

February 27, 2012 by in MWC

RIM delivers BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0

RIM delivers BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0

PlayBook users can now update their devices to access a range of new features in the PlayBook 2.0 operating system, including a unified inbox, Wi-Fi hotspot functionality and better enterprise management features

February 21, 2012 by in MWC