Smartphones

BlackBerry CEO: Don't Be Tempted By Trendy, Popular Phones. Buy Ours Instead.
Innovation

BlackBerry CEO: Don't Be Tempted By Trendy, Popular Phones. Buy Ours Instead.

The struggling phone maker is setting up for the 'Classic,' a throwback to the BlackBerrys of yore.
Jason Fell
Amazon Reports $170 Million Writedown Due to Unsold 'Fire' Phones
Earnings Reports

Amazon Reports $170 Million Writedown Due to Unsold 'Fire' Phones

Writedown also includes supplier commitment costs related to the phone.
This Free App Solves Math Problems for You. Well, Mostly.
Apps

This Free App Solves Math Problems for You. Well, Mostly.

Hate doing math? A new app called PhotoMath could solve your problems. But you'll have to check its work.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
As Wearables Get Hot, These 6 Industries Are Poised to Capitalize
Wearables

As Wearables Get Hot, These 6 Industries Are Poised to Capitalize

The wearables revolution is coming. Here are the top industries that will cash in on the skyrocketing trend, according to a new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Passport Is Not the BlackBerry You're Looking For
BlackBerry

The Passport Is Not the BlackBerry You're Looking For

The 4.5-inch square screen on BlackBerry's new Passport is certainly novel. But the smartphone seems to lack that crucial 'Aha!' moment.
Jason Cipriani
Furthering Its Goal to Get Physical, Amazon to Open West Coast Pop-Up Shops
Amazon

Furthering Its Goal to Get Physical, Amazon to Open West Coast Pop-Up Shops

The ecommerce powerhouse says will open pop-up kiosks in San Francisco and Sacramento, just in time for the holiday shopping season.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
This Translation App Helps Professionals Traveling in China and Japan
Business Travel

This Translation App Helps Professionals Traveling in China and Japan

Waygo, a mobile app, takes a snapshot of written text and translates it into basic English.
Jonathan Blum
Google to Unveil 'Shamu'-Sized Smartphone of Its Own Later This Month
Mobile

Google to Unveil 'Shamu'-Sized Smartphone of Its Own Later This Month

A size contest seems to have erupted among today's leading smartphone manufacturers.
Geoff Weiss
From Apple to Samsung, One British Entrepreneur Sees a Golden Opportunity
Business Ideas

From Apple to Samsung, One British Entrepreneur Sees a Golden Opportunity

Goldgenie takes smartphones and gives them a little extra bling.
Tech Company's Bankruptcy Offers Warning to Apple Suppliers
Bankruptcy

Tech Company's Bankruptcy Offers Warning to Apple Suppliers

GT Advanced Technologies suffered the consequences after Apple decided not to use its scratch-resistant sapphire glass screens for the iPhone 6.
How New Smartphones Boost Sales of Old Accessories
Smartphones

How New Smartphones Boost Sales of Old Accessories

Sales of older inventory are actually booming, fueled oddly enough by new phones from Apple, Samsung and Motorola, according to mobile accessory companies.
Samsung Heads for Dramatic Profit Fall
Samsung

Samsung Heads for Dramatic Profit Fall

The South Korea-based tech giant is expecting its first annual earnings drop since 2011.
11 Things Android Phones Can Do That The iPhone Still Can't
Android

11 Things Android Phones Can Do That The iPhone Still Can't

With its iPhone 6 and iOS 8, Apple has introduced a few features that have been available on Android smartphones for quite some time. But some say Apple is still leagues behind in other ways.
Lisa Eadicicco