Smartphones

BlackBerry May Put Android System on New Device
Competition

BlackBerry May Put Android System on New Device

Sources say the move is an acknowledgement that its revamped line of devices has failed to win mass appeal.
FCC Chief Urges Mobile Industry to Install Anti-Theft Protections on Devices by Default
Mobile

FCC Chief Urges Mobile Industry to Install Anti-Theft Protections on Devices by Default

The current mandate over such features is defined by disparate state laws.
Geoff Weiss
Foxconn in Talks to Build iPhone Factories in India
Apple

Foxconn in Talks to Build iPhone Factories in India

The move could help the electronics manufacturer keep hold of Apple orders amid intensifying competition.
4 Critical Things Every Business Must Know About Mobile Marketing
Online Marketing

4 Critical Things Every Business Must Know About Mobile Marketing

Almost every customer has is a cell phone. Make mobile a part of your marketing mix to find your customers wherever they are.
Mitch Meyerson
Google Announces Android M, Which Is All About 'Polish and Quality'
Android

Google Announces Android M, Which Is All About 'Polish and Quality'

The M operating system is focused on refining the entire Android experience.
What's on Tap for Google at I/O 2015
Google

What's on Tap for Google at I/O 2015

A taste of what to expect when the show starts in earnest tomorrow.
Meet Wag, an App to Help You Find a Dog Walker
Apps

Meet Wag, an App to Help You Find a Dog Walker

During each walk, Wag provides owners with a photo of their dog, a map of the walk, and a 'pee-poop' status update.
Catherine Clifford
This Is the Teeny-Tiny Phone That Wants You to Leave Your Real Phone Behind
Smartphones

This Is the Teeny-Tiny Phone That Wants You to Leave Your Real Phone Behind

The Light Phone is a credit-card sized phone that does basically nothing.
Catherine Clifford
This Unassuming Kitchen Tool Blocks Wi-Fi So You Can Take Back Mealtime
Far Out Tech

This Unassuming Kitchen Tool Blocks Wi-Fi So You Can Take Back Mealtime

It looks like a pepper mill but it's really so much more.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
This Gadget Lets You Text and Use Apps While Driving, Without Looking at Your Smartphone
texting and driving

This Gadget Lets You Text and Use Apps While Driving, Without Looking at Your Smartphone

Fiddling with your smartphone and driving has been shown to be more dangerous than drunk driving. If you're going to do it, you might as well do it safer. That's the big idea behind RayGo.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How BlackBerry Plans to Win Your Heart Again
BlackBerry

How BlackBerry Plans to Win Your Heart Again

CEO John Chen says the company is working on a set of products that will help it to regain its faltering share of the smartphone market.
Karma Allen
Want James Bond to Use Your Product? Hand Over $5 Million and Be 'the Best.'
Product Placement

Want James Bond to Use Your Product? Hand Over $5 Million and Be 'the Best.'

Hacked emails show that product placement in a Bond film isn't easy.
Carly Okyle
Google's New Cellphone Service Might Have the Best Data Plan Anyone Has Ever Offered
Mobile Carriers

Google's New Cellphone Service Might Have the Best Data Plan Anyone Has Ever Offered

You pay only for the data you use. How nice does that sound?
Why You Should Never Take Your Smartphone to Bed
Sleep

Why You Should Never Take Your Smartphone to Bed

It turns out bringing your screen to bed with you can have negative impacts on your brain and affect your productivity.
Lisa Evans