News and Articles About Smartphones

Analyst: Amazon's Fire Phone Simply 'Not Compelling Enough'
Mobile

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.
Nina Zipkin
Here's How You Can Watch Apple's iPhone 6 Event Today
iphone 6

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.
Jason Fell
The Apple Event: What's Probably Coming
Apple

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.
Ari Levy
By 2017, the App Market Will Be a $77 Billion Industry (Infographic)
Mobile Apps

By 2017, the App Market Will Be a $77 Billion Industry (Infographic)

Mobile phone users are spending more and more time using apps. Here's a look at what they are using and how much they are paying for those apps.
Catherine Clifford
It's Official: All Smartphones Sold in California Must Have a 'Kill Switch'
Kill Switch

It's Official: All Smartphones Sold in California Must Have a 'Kill Switch'

Phones manufactured after July 1, 2015 and sold in the state must come equipped with an antitheft device that enables consumers to permanently shut them down.
Laura Entis
Apple iPhone 6, iWatch Releases Reportedly Delayed By Production Hiccups
Apple

Apple iPhone 6, iWatch Releases Reportedly Delayed By Production Hiccups

Rumor has it Apple fans might have to wait even longer for both highly anticipated products.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Rewriting the Smartphone Keyboard at Age 28
Young Millionaires

Rewriting the Smartphone Keyboard at Age 28

With his startup SwiftKey, Jon Reynolds is breathing new life into the act of typing on a keyboard.
Jason Ankeny
Sales on Mobile Are Booming, So It's Time to Think Small Screen First
Mobile Marketing

Sales on Mobile Are Booming, So It's Time to Think Small Screen First

By adopting a strategy that caters to smartphones, you'll attract a whole group of customers who may be frustrated with other businesses.
Seamas Egan
Samsung Bashes iPhone Battery Life in Cleverly Placed Airport Ads
Location-based Advertising

Samsung Bashes iPhone Battery Life in Cleverly Placed Airport Ads

The South Korean has affixed signs at airport power outlets that needle the Apple iPhone's notoriously poor battery performance.
Geoff Weiss
'We're the Uber of X!'
Startups

'We're the Uber of X!'

A snapshot of the startups that are trying to become "the Uber" of food delivery, medical marijuana and other industries.
Laura Entis
California's 'Kill Switch' Bill Is One Step Away From Becoming Law
Kill Switch

California's 'Kill Switch' Bill Is One Step Away From Becoming Law

The legislation, which would require smartphone makers to include a preinstalled 'kill switch' on all smartphones sold in the state, has passed in the State Senate and now awaits the governor's signature.
Laura Entis
4 Tips to Thwart iOS Attackers
data security

4 Tips to Thwart iOS Attackers

Your iPhone has robust security features that you will really wish you'd have used if your phone is hacked.
Troy Hunt
Closer to a Comeback? BlackBerry Says It's Ready to Hire Again.
Smartphones

Closer to a Comeback? BlackBerry Says It's Ready to Hire Again.

Fresh off closing a very dark chapter in its history -- and winning major government security clearance -- the once-iconic 'CrackBerry'' claws its way back.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Apple Plans for Sept. 9 iPhone Event, Ends Overseas Patent War With Samsung
Apple

Apple Plans for Sept. 9 iPhone Event, Ends Overseas Patent War With Samsung

The consumer-tech giant will reportedly unveil two new iPhones with larger displays.
Benjamin Kabin