Smartphones

Samsung Trips on Quality Control in a Rush to Beat Apple
Samsung

Samsung Trips on Quality Control in a Rush to Beat Apple

The company recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones in 10 markets including South Korea and the United States after finding its batteries were prone to ignite.
Google Suspends Modular Smartphone Project
Google

Google Suspends Modular Smartphone Project

Google isn't making Project Ara hardware anymore, but the device could live on if another company wants to license the technology.
The Important Lesson Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the Apple Computer That Sparked a Revolution
Radicals & Visionaries

The Important Lesson Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the Apple Computer That Sparked a Revolution

Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak's first dream machine just sold at auction via Charitybuzz for $815,000.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Apple Proposes 5 New Emoji Professions
Emoji

Apple Proposes 5 New Emoji Professions

Everyone needs an artist emoji.
Clothes Dryers of the Future Could Also Build Smartphones
Smartphones

Clothes Dryers of the Future Could Also Build Smartphones

An MIT design allows phone components to automatically snap together in a centrifuge.
Huawei's Global Smartphone Shipments Jump in First Half
Huawei

Huawei's Global Smartphone Shipments Jump in First Half

Huawei aims to surpass market leaders Samsung and Apple within five years to become the world's top smartphone vendor.
Pop Quiz: How Smart Are You About Your Smartphone?
Smartphones

Pop Quiz: How Smart Are You About Your Smartphone?

Your PC is more than a replacement for the bygone typewriter. Your smartphone is way more than a phone.
Pratik Dholakiya
Apple's iOS 10 Is Now Available in Public Beta -- Start Up Your Day Roundup
Start Up Your Day

Apple's iOS 10 Is Now Available in Public Beta -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Plus: Dating app Bumble is launching a professional networking service called BumbleBizz.
Grace Reader
Smartphones Lift Samsung to Best Profit in More Than 2 Years
Samsung

Smartphones Lift Samsung to Best Profit in More Than 2 Years

The mobile division likely was the top earner for the second straight quarter, raising the question of whether the South Korean company can sustain this strong momentum in the face of competition from Apple and cheaper Chinese rivals.
BlackBerry Ditches Classic Model Smartphone
BlackBerry

BlackBerry Ditches Classic Model Smartphone

The company launched the Classic less than two years ago hoping it would resonate with customers yearning for a physical keyboard in a world of touchscreens.
4 Ways to Keep Employees Focused on Work and Not Their Phones
Distractions

4 Ways to Keep Employees Focused on Work and Not Their Phones

Smartphones are here to stay. So are the distractions they pose. What are you doing to maintain productivity?
Andre Lavoie
Can Distractions Actually Boost Productivity in the Workplace?
Distractions

Can Distractions Actually Boost Productivity in the Workplace?

Smartphones? Email? Dogs in the office? Believe it or not, these things can actually encourage more, not less, work.
Matt Straz
6 Reasons a Smartphone Is All You Need to Get Rolling
Smartphones

6 Reasons a Smartphone Is All You Need to Get Rolling

Today's smartphone does so much that it's almost fair to say that an entrepreneur who insists they need more is really procrastinating. Just do it.
Toby Nwazor
How the Future of Mobile Search Is Unfolding This Year and Beyond
Marketing Bootcamp

How the Future of Mobile Search Is Unfolding This Year and Beyond

"Mobile First" is about meeting the mobile customers at every point of their journey.
John Rampton