Smartphones

BlackBerry Teases New Device Plans as Turnaround Takes Shape
Innovation

BlackBerry Teases New Device Plans as Turnaround Takes Shape

Even as it pivots to focus more on software and services, the company that gained fame for its smartphones is not giving up on its handset business -- yet.
What We Want in the iPhone 7
iPhone

What We Want in the iPhone 7

Sure, the iPhone 6 just came out. But let's be honest. It's far from perfect.
Karyne Levy
44 Apps That Turn Your Smartphone Into a Productivity Powerhouse (Infographic)
Productivity

44 Apps That Turn Your Smartphone Into a Productivity Powerhouse (Infographic)

Among our favorites? A task manger that gamifies your accomplishments and a background music player that incorporates neuroscience.
Geoff Weiss
FBI to Apple, Google: Your New Privacy Policies Are Making People Less Safe
Smartphones

FBI to Apple, Google: Your New Privacy Policies Are Making People Less Safe

In making vast troves of smartphone data only available to each device's owner, the FBI argues, a critical crime-solving tool has been compromised.
Geoff Weiss
Here's How to Restore Your iPhone If You Downloaded the Glitchy iOS 8.1
iPhone

Here's How to Restore Your iPhone If You Downloaded the Glitchy iOS 8.1

Because, you know, cell reception is probably important.
Laura Entis
iPhone 6 Problem Leaves Customers Bent Out of Shape
iPhone

iPhone 6 Problem Leaves Customers Bent Out of Shape

Some customers have had problems with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus bending from being kept in pockets.
Carly Okyle
Apple Sells 10 Million iPhones in First Weekend
iPhone

Apple Sells 10 Million iPhones in First Weekend

The company broke its own sales record from last year and had twice as many opening weekend sales than it did with the iPhone 5 in 2012.
Benjamin Kabin
A New BlackBerry Smartphone Is Coming
Smartphones

A New BlackBerry Smartphone Is Coming

The struggling tech maker is hoping to rebound with the release of the Passport, which it calls the 'IMAX of productivity.'
Laura Entis
10 Awesome Cases For Your New iPhone 6
iPhone 6

10 Awesome Cases For Your New iPhone 6

The hoards have begun gathering ahead of the iPhone 6 release tomorrow. Here's a look.
Lisa Eadicicco
The Wait for Apple's iPhone 6 Smashes Record in Manhattan
Customer Loyalty

The Wait for Apple's iPhone 6 Smashes Record in Manhattan

The line of people out front of Apple's flagship store was completely ridiculous.
Katie Little
Will Sony Get Its Groove Back?
Technology

Will Sony Get Its Groove Back?

The struggling tech maker expects to post an annual net loss that's nearly five times more than initially estimated.
Arjun Kharpal
This Man Made His Smartphone 'Distraction-Free' -- And It Changed His Life
Mobile

This Man Made His Smartphone 'Distraction-Free' -- And It Changed His Life

By removing a critical majority of his iPhone apps, the designer Jake Knapp says he lengthened his attention span and relearned how to 'enjoy (or at least be okay with) moments of boredom.'
Geoff Weiss
Apple Pay May Be the Creative Leap That Outmaneuvers Samsung
Mobile Payments

Apple Pay May Be the Creative Leap That Outmaneuvers Samsung

Former Apple CEO John Sculley argues, however, that Samsung and others still have some time to come up with an alternative.
John Sculley
Best Idea Ever: A Walkway for Smartphone-Addicted Pedestrians
Mobile Devices

Best Idea Ever: A Walkway for Smartphone-Addicted Pedestrians

A theme park in China has created a 164-foot lane for pedestrians to use as they tap away at their phones. The concept borrows heavily from an experiment conducted by National Geographic in Washington, D.C., last July.
Geoff Weiss