Smartphones

BlackBerry Updates Software, Offers Access to Android Apps
BlackBerry

BlackBerry Updates Software, Offers Access to Android Apps

Users of its entire suite of BlackBerry 10 devices can now access Android applications as well as a host of other features.
Samsung Wants to Make Wireless Charging Mainstream With Latest Flagship Phone
Smartphones

Samsung Wants to Make Wireless Charging Mainstream With Latest Flagship Phone

Days ahead of the release its Galaxy S6, the Korean tech giant teased that 2015 would be a landmark year for the technology.
Geoff Weiss
In Growth Strategy, Tech Giant Sony Could Stop Selling TVs and Smartphones
Competition

In Growth Strategy, Tech Giant Sony Could Stop Selling TVs and Smartphones

Sony aims to boost operating profit 25-fold within three years.
Samsung Plans to Use Cash Pile to Fund Growth, Acquisitions
Samsung

Samsung Plans to Use Cash Pile to Fund Growth, Acquisitions

'Our primary objective is growth and that is what we are communicating to our shareholders.'
Smartphone Theft Drops in London, Two U.S. Cities as Anti-Theft Kill Switches Installed
Smartphones

Smartphone Theft Drops in London, Two U.S. Cities as Anti-Theft Kill Switches Installed

So far, Apple, Samsung and Google have implemented kill switches on their smartphone devices.
The Next U.S. Corporate Security Risk: Dating Apps
Security

The Next U.S. Corporate Security Risk: Dating Apps

Using apps like Tinder or OkCupid on company smartphones can pose a significant vulnerability, IBM says.
This Might Be the Weirdest Promotional Video You've Ever Seen
Viral Videos

This Might Be the Weirdest Promotional Video You've Ever Seen

HTC jabs Apple and Samsung in this hilariously awful rap video.
Geoff Weiss
Apple vs. Samsung: Who's the Ultimate Winner?
Competition

Apple vs. Samsung: Who's the Ultimate Winner?

Apple has tied with Samsung to become the No. 1 smartphone vendor in the world.
Arjun Kharpal
6 Ways to Better Manage Your Focus and Improve Your Productivity
Productivity

6 Ways to Better Manage Your Focus and Improve Your Productivity

Being 'in the zone' all the time is tiresome. The brain, just like any muscle, gets tired the more it's used.
Jeff Boss
4 Reasons Africa Is the Rising Star of the Tech World
Africa

4 Reasons Africa Is the Rising Star of the Tech World

With expanding Internet access, dedicated tech hubs and a young, fast-growing population, Africa is poised for growth.
Jeremy Johnson
Samsung Finally Has a Phone That Runs Its Own Operating System
Samsung

Samsung Finally Has a Phone That Runs Its Own Operating System

But the Z1's launch is a far cry from what the company originally intended.
Geoffrey Smith
iPhone Separation Anxiety Is an Actual Problem, Study Finds
Smartphones

iPhone Separation Anxiety Is an Actual Problem, Study Finds

The authors' conclusion? Bring your phone to meetings and other events that require focus.
Laura Entis
Facebook Discussed Investment in Chinese Smartphone Maker Xiaomi
Facebook

Facebook Discussed Investment in Chinese Smartphone Maker Xiaomi

The political and commercial implications might have squashed the deal, however.