Smartphones

Samsung Chases Curved Smartphone Wave
Smartphones

Samsung Chases Curved Smartphone Wave

To gain stronger footing in the ultra-competitive smartphone race, Samsung ramps up on high-end devices.
Gold? Silver? Pffft. This Necklace Is Pure Illumination.
Far Out Tech

Gold? Silver? Pffft. This Necklace Is Pure Illumination.

This high-tech necklace is made out of light and morphs with your every move. You have to see it to believe it.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
BlackBerry CEO Says Focus Is On Profitability, Fewer New Devices
BlackBerry

BlackBerry CEO Says Focus Is On Profitability, Fewer New Devices

The company is entering the second phase of its two-year turnaround plan.
This Major Hotel Chain Now Lets You Access Your Room by Smartphone
Mobile Technology

This Major Hotel Chain Now Lets You Access Your Room by Smartphone

Starwood just became the first hotel chain to allow guests to use their smartphones as keys to their hotel rooms.
Kate Taylor
Apply the Brakes Before You Break
Work-Life Balance

Apply the Brakes Before You Break

Instead of keeping a constant connection to smart devices, many professionals might benefit from taking time to chill, move and unplug.
Scott Eblin
Watch: Google Unveils Working Prototype of Project Ara, Its Modular Smartphone
Technology

Watch: Google Unveils Working Prototype of Project Ara, Its Modular Smartphone

The device would allow for radical personalization in terms of both functionality and aesthetics.
Geoff Weiss
So What If Its First Phone Flopped? Amazon Is Keeping the Fire Alive Anyway.
Amazon

So What If Its First Phone Flopped? Amazon Is Keeping the Fire Alive Anyway.

Once burned, twice shy doesn't apply. Amazon's not tapping out of the smartphone market just yet.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Lenovo Officially Closes $2.91 Billion Acquisition of Motorola Unit From Google
Acquisitions

Lenovo Officially Closes $2.91 Billion Acquisition of Motorola Unit From Google

Deal paves the way for a fresh assault on the U.S. smartphone market.
Samsung Seeks Smartphone Revamp to Arrest Profit Slide
Smartphones

Samsung Seeks Smartphone Revamp to Arrest Profit Slide

The Seoul-based tech company says it needs to change up its smartphone line-up to take on competitors in the rapidly growing mid-to-low range segment.
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