Smartphones The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Smartphones en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:05:00 GMT BlackBerry Teases New Device Plans as Turnaround Takes Shape Even as it pivots to focus more on software and services, the company that gained fame for its smartphones is not giving up on its handset business -- yet. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:05:00 GMT Reuters What We Want in the iPhone 7 Sure, the iPhone 6 just came out. But let's be honest. It's far from perfect. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 18:00:00 GMT Karyne Levy 44 Apps That Turn Your Smartphone Into a Productivity Powerhouse (Infographic) Among our favorites? A task manger that gamifies your accomplishments and a background music player that incorporates neuroscience. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 20:42:00 GMT Geoff Weiss FBI to Apple, Google: Your New Privacy Policies Are Making People Less Safe In making vast troves of smartphone data only available to each device's owner, the FBI argues, a critical crime-solving tool has been compromised. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:25:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Here's How to Restore Your iPhone If You Downloaded the Glitchy iOS 8.1 Because, you know, cell reception is probably important. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:04:00 GMT Laura Entis iPhone 6 Problem Leaves Customers Bent Out of Shape Some customers have had problems with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus bending from being kept in pockets. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 19:00:00 GMT Carly Okyle Apple Sells 10 Million iPhones in First Weekend The company broke its own sales record from last year and had twice as many opening weekend sales than it did with the iPhone 5 in 2012. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:07:00 GMT Benjamin Kabin A New BlackBerry Smartphone Is Coming The struggling tech maker is hoping to rebound with the release of the Passport, which it calls the 'IMAX of productivity.' Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:12:00 GMT Laura Entis 10 Awesome Cases For Your New iPhone 6 The hoards have begun gathering ahead of the iPhone 6 release tomorrow. Here's a look. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 16:00:00 GMT Lisa Eadicicco The Wait for Apple's iPhone 6 Smashes Record in Manhattan The line of people out front of Apple's flagship store was completely ridiculous. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:19:20 GMT Katie Little Will Sony Get Its Groove Back? The struggling tech maker expects to post an annual net loss that's nearly five times more than initially estimated. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:15:00 GMT Arjun Kharpal This Man Made His Smartphone 'Distraction-Free' -- And It Changed His Life By removing a critical majority of his iPhone apps, the designer Jake Knapp says he lengthened his attention span and relearned how to 'enjoy (or at least be okay with) moments of boredom.' Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:34:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Apple Pay May Be the Creative Leap That Outmaneuvers Samsung Former Apple CEO John Sculley argues, however, that Samsung and others still have some time to come up with an alternative. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:00:00 GMT John Sculley Best Idea Ever: A Walkway for Smartphone-Addicted Pedestrians A theme park in China has created a 164-foot lane for pedestrians to use as they tap away at their phones. The concept borrows heavily from an experiment conducted by National Geographic in Washington, D.C., last July. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:58:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Steve Jobs Was Completely Wrong About Why People Like the iPhone No big screens! Well, let's re-think that, shall we? Sat, 13 Sep 2014 18:00:00 GMT Jim Edwards How Today's Tech-Savvy Employees Are Challenging the Traditional Role of Corporate IT The generation just entering the workforce has no patience with their employer's technology if they can figure a hack that makes work easier. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:30:00 GMT Arthur Chang Go Big or Go Home: Apple Officially Unveils iPhone 6 With Larger Displays The sixth-generation iPhones also come with a new Retina HD display and a mobile payments system that some say could upend the credit-card industry. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 20:54:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Analyst: Amazon's Fire Phone Simply 'Not Compelling Enough' Making less of an impact than Amazon hoped, the company dropped the price of the Fire Phone from $199 to 99 cents. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 18:07:00 GMT Nina Zipkin Here's How You Can Watch Apple's iPhone 6 Event Today If you're an Apple fan, you won't want to miss a second. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:32:00 GMT Jason Fell The Apple Event: What's Probably Coming From the iPhone and iWatch to payments, here's what to expect at Apple's secretive event coming up on Tuesday. Sun, 07 Sep 2014 16:00:00 GMT Ari Levy