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iPhone 6 sales are exceeding expectations

In the first 30 days after its release the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus have sold better than expected, with sales surpassing all other iPhone models.

Blackberry slowly seeing success

Despite concerns about the subsiding of Blackberry, CEO John Chen and the company have completed the first phase of their two-year turnaround plan.

Missouri ACLU introduces police accountability smartphone app

Saint Louis - The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri has launched a new smartphone app meant to empower people to record encounters with law enforcement officers in which civil rights violations may be occurring.

U.S. government suing AT&T over claims of 'unlimited' data

San Francisco - The United States government is suing one of the country's largest wireless service providers, accusing it of misleading customers with claims of "unlimited" data for their smart phones.

SmartWatches are so yesterday — Introducing the SmartRing

As Samsung, Apple and Co. are all launching their own takes on the SmartWatches, MOTA, a US company based in the Silicon Valley with its award-winning design team, has designed the next step in the high-tech consumer electronics: the SmartRing!

The Mobile Data Effect: Why advertisers moved online, and how Resonate is bringing them back Promoted

Few things can be as difficult as marketing. Firms want to know how to reach, intrigue, and persuade consumers, all without breaking the bank. To accomplish this, brands need to know where the consumers are and what they want.

Innovative updates revealed in leaked iPhone 6 images

The day is fast approaching when Apple will debut the long-awaited iPhone 6. Potential customers won't have to think much about what it looks like, after early images were leaked revealing an interesting twist to the Apple logo.

What's new with Android?

All you have to do is turn on the TV to see the battle among smartphone providers. Apple and Android in particular have been at each other’s throats for a while and watching it play out is interesting to say the least.

Op-Ed: How mobile apps are transforming our dining experience

Mobile apps have transformed many industries and now, new offerings for your tablet and smartphone are transforming how we order and pay for food in restaurants.

Study: Cellphone laws do not reduce accidents

New research says cellphone bans do not actually cut down on accidents. After many media and government campaigns against "distracted driving" this may change how some people think.

Verizon adopts throttling policy for 4G users

Verizon's supposedly speedy 4G network is about to get slower for many customers. Clients who use the service heavily will have their speeds throttled down, a common practice in this industry.

Op-Ed: Smartphones and the dining experience Special

My name is Paula, and I am addicted to my smartphone. Oh wait, no, I am actually addicted to social media. Either way, I am part of a new trend in dining.

Survey shows land lines becoming a thing of the past

The reliable old telephone land line is quickly becoming a relic. A new survey states that 4 out of 10 American homes have only cell phones.

Apple replaces overheating phone chargers

Tech giant Apple has said that it will replace a series of "overheating" device chargers throughout Europe. The issue relates to a USB iPhone charger sold between October 2009 and September 2012.

Apple and Google make peace — for now

Smartphone companies Apple and Google have agreed to dismiss lawsuits they had brought against each other over technology patents. This brings to an end years of arguing in the courts.

Webcam industry still alive and well

Even with today's leading mobile and desktop devices making it easier than ever to communicate through face-to-face video chats, the pervasive user adoption of smartphones and tablets with forward-facing cameras hasn't obliterated the webcam business.

Elop: Nokia branded smartphones soon to vanish from the market

Former CEO of Nokia and current head of devices at Microsoft Stephen Elop has said in an interview that he doubts that Nokia-branded phones will be "sticking around much longer."

Is Samsung about to release an even better Galaxy S5?

Rumor has it that Samsung is just weeks away from releasing an even better version of its flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5.

Smartphone companies promise 'kill switch' to reduce thefts

For many months, the smartphone industry resisted the idea of installing "kill switches" in mobile devices that would allow owners to disable them in the event of theft or loss. Now it looks like the industry has changed its collective mind.

Why the digital camera business is still alive and kicking

In recent years, the global smartphone revolution has put the point-and-shoot digital camera industry in a world of hurt. But don't write the obit for the digital camera just yet.

Op-Ed: Top 5 Smartphone Alternatives to iOS and Android

There are plenty of smartphone operating system alternatives to iOS and Android out there, but you’d be hard-pressed to know that by looking at smartphone sales figures.

Op-Ed: Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom revealed in leaked photo?

A leaked photo of what's believed to be the Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom reveals the forthcoming smartphone's svelte design and impressive 20-megapixel camera.

Op-Ed: Nokia smartphones the undisputed megapixel champions of the world

The recently released Nokia Lumia 1020 has been hailed as an exceptionally well-designed, well-built smartphone. Find out how it compares megapixel-wise to other phones, including its predecessor the 808 Pureview.

Report: Technology may soon be as common as menus in restaurants

On Thursday, ResearchMoz published its latest market research report exploring the trends and outlook for the restaurant technology market. And the findings point to a strong correlation between food and mobile tech in the modern dining experience.

Holes in Android OS create playground for hackers

Security researchers have discovered that Android, Google's mobile operating system (OS) contains a security flaw which hackers could exploit to brick tablets and smartphones that use it.

Next step for smartphones? Keeping tabs on patients

Dr. Eric Topol, a cardiologist at the Scripps Clinic in San Diego, knows when his patients’ hearts are racing or their blood pressure is on the rise, even if they’re sitting at home.

Automakers tap smartphone technology in battle over city cars

Carmakers are tapping smartphone technology to spruce up low-cost city cars and try to get an edge in a market that has grown to account for almost 10 percent of new car sales in a...

Smartphone wars shift from gadgetry to price

The mobile phone industry is now looking to the fast-growing demand for smartphones priced at $100 or below as the market for fancier high-end devices has become saturated, but not all ...

Global smartphone growth to fall sharply in 2014: IDC

Growth in global smartphone shipments will fall sharply this year and keep slowing through 2018, with average prices dropping significantly as demand shifts to China and other developing countrie...

Doctors: Smartphones can cause retinal detachment

Doctors from China’s Zhejiang Province have determined that looking at a smartphone in a dimly lit room has caused a woman's retina to partially detach.
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Smartphones are shown for sale in a store in Hong Kong.
Smartphones are shown for sale in a store in Hong Kong.
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Nokia 808 PureView with a 41-megapixel camera
Nokia 808 PureView with a 41-megapixel camera
Nokia
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Drawn away from a wonder of our world  these people seem so unaware of the physical world. These mus...
Drawn away from a wonder of our world, these people seem so unaware of the physical world. These museum visitors are in the midst of the terra-cotta warriors - the quarter-scale ones, yet are oblivious to the world. Oct. 10, 2013.
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The new BlackBerry Z30 with 5-inch screen
The new BlackBerry Z30 with 5-inch screen
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Smartphone: A mobile entertainment center
Smartphone: A mobile entertainment center
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Blackberry
Blackberry
Official Blackberry Images
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Prynt case turns your smartphone into an instant-print camera
Prynt case turns your smartphone into an instant-print camera
Prynt SAS
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Smartphone:  A mobile entertainment center
Smartphone: A mobile entertainment center
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The fingerprint sensor feature on the iPhone 5S  called Touch ID
The fingerprint sensor feature on the iPhone 5S, called Touch ID
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Stephen Elop
Stephen Elop
Luca Sartoni
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The Samsung Galaxy S4
The Samsung Galaxy S4
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Samsung Galaxy Note II
Samsung Galaxy Note II
Samsung Tomorrow
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A camera phone can be used for good things or to create a terrible incident like the one you are rea...
A camera phone can be used for good things or to create a terrible incident like the one you are reading about now.
Alar Kirikal
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The BlackBerry Torch: cheap knock-off or innovative device?
The BlackBerry Torch: cheap knock-off or innovative device?
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Top Smartphone Platforms
Top Smartphone Platforms
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