Mobile

BlackBerry: ‘Maybe consumer wasn’t a battle we could’ve won’

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BlackBerry says it is better equipped to win the fight in the enterprise mobility arena than consumer
03 Jun 2014

Samsung launches world's first Tizen OS smartphone

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Samsung Z runs on Linux-based software and will be released later this year
02 Jun 2014

H4cked Off: Rotten BlackBerry

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Whenever Computing reports on anything related to BlackBerry, its comment section is almost immediately taken over by dozens of putative fans – fans who are happy to spew alarming levels of vitriol should the story be perceived as negative. But are they real people, or is something more sinister going on?
30 May 2014

Patents account for one-quarter of the cost of a smartphone, claims research

$120 of the cost of a $400 smartphone pays for the intellectual property, claims report
30 May 2014

CIOs losing faith in BlackBerry

Businesses see BlackBerry as a sinking ship
29 May 2014

Fears over Facebook’s new listening feature becoming ‘yet another spying tool’

Social network unveils addition to smartphone app to enable ‘easier sharing’ but sceptics warn about potential privacy concerns
22 May 2014

Microsoft-owned Nokia plans new Android smartphones

Nokia X and Nokia XL to be joined by new devices - despite Microsoft takeover
22 May 2014

Dubai Police to trial Google Glass

Wearable devices to be tested by traffic cops
21 May 2014

Mobile payment app withdrawn over security fears

LifeLock digital wallet withdrawn and all customer data deleted after security flaws were uncovered
21 May 2014

"I want to hear teachers saying get your mobiles out, not put them away"

South Staffordshire College director of strategy and infrastructure Jamie Smith tells Computing how the college is improving learning through BYOD
21 May 2014

Apple and Google settle patent legal battle as Samsung and Apple look to next generation technology

Apple and Google dismiss their respective lawsuits, while Apple and Samsung compete to file patents for next-generation mobile technology
19 May 2014

Mobile security - is MDM the answer?

Mobile offers a number of unique attack vectors that both users and organisations are struggling to keep up with. Graeme Burton examines some of the main threats
15 May 2014

Dixons and Carphone Warehouse merge in anticipation of Internet of Things boom

Deal worth £3.8bn sees two firms merge to become Dixons Carphone
15 May 2014

SAS CEO: "I didn't believe in mobile"

"I could not see any real reason to want to do analytics and bring results back to something the size of a BlackBerry," says CEO Jim Goodnight
13 May 2014

Samsung, Nokia and other mobile vendors in 5G trials

Japanese firm NTT Docomo wants to be ready for commercial deployment by 2020
09 May 2014

Intel should “give up” on mobile – JP Morgan

Analyst calls on Intel to give up on mobile after losing $929m to achieve revenues of just $156m
08 May 2014

Microsoft plans smaller Surface tablets and a silicon shift to Qualcomm

It lives! Windows RT to continue under new CEO Nadella with new launches in two weeks
07 May 2014

'I don't let them demo on Mac or PC anymore' - CAA CIO explains his 'mobile first' mindset

Creative Artists Agency's Michael Keithley explains how freedom of device choice is enabling agents to provide a better service to celebrity clients
06 May 2014

Tesco to launch new smartphone and updated Hudl 2

Tesco smartphone to offer similar specifications to the Samsung Galaxy 5 – but cost a lot less
06 May 2014

Twitter tanks as losses rise and growth slows

Is the second dot-com bubble close to bursting point? Twitter growth slows as the company posts huge accounting loss
30 Apr 2014

Apple and Samsung make closing arguments in (latest) patent case

Apple argues for $2bn in damages over "slide to unlock" and other patents
30 Apr 2014

Review: Nokia 2520 Windows RT tablet

Does Nokia's latest tablet have a chance when saddled with Windows RT?
25 Apr 2014

Mobile devices will soon offer 'science fiction' levels of applications

"If we're lucky in a few years you'll be able to view a 3D model in an empty room," says Skanska's Nuzrul Haque
24 Apr 2014

BYOD: businesses embracing Apple iPhone, shunning BlackBerry

Computing research reveals the iPhone is the most favoured device for business use, while organisations are most likely to avoid BlackBerry
24 Apr 2014