Mobile phones

'Microsoft Lumia' confirmed as new post-Nokia company phone branding

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It might have dropped the maker, but Microsoft happily holds on to the model
24 Oct 2014

Big losses see Amazon's shares hit 12-month low

Big losses see Amazons shares hit 12-month low
Investors vote with their feet amid few signs the firm's strategy of acquisitions, price cutting and gadget loss-leaders is working
24 Oct 2014

Why Apple and Samsung could be heading for a fall along with the smartphone market that made them

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The smartphone market is looking increasingly unsustainable as icons of the industry - such as Nokia, BlackBerry and Motorola - tumble, and even established giants, such as Samsung, start to struggle
23 Oct 2014

Samsung Q3 operating profits expected to dip by 60 per cent year on year

Even the mobile division is suffering in the face of competition from Apple, Xiaomi and Lenovo
07 Oct 2014

Phones4U reneges on iPhone 6 refund pledge

Administrators to the bust mobile phone chain have said that they will not refund people who pre-ordered an iPhone 6 – despite earlier promises
26 Sep 2014

Apple officially apologises for broken iOS 8 update as #bendgate trends onwards

Is this Tim Cook’s worst week?
26 Sep 2014

Managing the BYOD Matrix: Three reasons why, and three ways how

The pace of adoption of BYOD amongst organisations is literally breathtaking - for many of the CIOs we speak to at Computing it's a top three issue - one of the most important issues on the IT agenda. Modern organisations are changing the way they work, and soon the office as we know it, with its fixed desks and hardware supplied exclusively by the employer will be a thing of the past - just another museum exhibit in the fast paced world of tech.
11 Sep 2014

Will Apple Pay finally make mobile payments the norm?

With Apple Pay, security and payment experts believe that digital payment may finally take off
10 Sep 2014

Apple reveals iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

CEO Tim Cook claims that the new devices are the best the firm has ever 'done'
09 Sep 2014

Apple promises to upgrade iCloud security after celebrity nude photos hack

Apple CEO Tim Cook promises iCloud security improvements, which will be implemented in two weeks
05 Sep 2014

Apple teams up with MasterCard, Visa for iPhone 6 mobile wallet

NFC technology will reportedly let iPhone users make payments using their shiny new Apple devices
01 Sep 2014

Pay-by-touch feature to debut in iPhone 6 - report

Move by Apple could kick-start mobile payments, especially in the US
29 Aug 2014

Judge rejects latest Apple injunction plea against Samsung

US District Judge Lucy Koh says patent disputes have not harmed Apple's reputation or sales
28 Aug 2014

Mozilla releases £20 smartphone in India

Intex Cloud FX will 'enable the masses to get a smartphone experience at the cost of a feature phone', says phone manufacturer
26 Aug 2014

BlackBerry crumble stops abruptly as smartphone sales bounce

BlackBerry arrests its decline as sales increase sequentially in the second quarter, according to IDC
18 Aug 2014

The internet runs out of memory, and the unhackable is hacked: Top 10 IT news stories of the week

On the flipside, the NHS is grabbing some excellent IT budget-saving opportunities as NPfIT is laid to rest
15 Aug 2014

BlackBerry expands 'BBM Protected' service to all devices using Balance

More security for your BB-buck, or just another marketing effort?
15 Aug 2014

Whatever happened to the 'desktop smartphone'?

From ambitious crowdfunder to barely a whispered memory, the Ubuntu Edge didn't lead the pack in the way many had hoped. But just what is the status of the converged, desktop-capable smartphone?
13 Aug 2014

Backbytes: Unhackable Blackphone, err, hacked

$829 'secure' smartphone rooted in five-minutes flat at DefCon security conference
12 Aug 2014

New iPad production is underway – but can Apple overturn flagging sales?

All the screen sizes in the world promised, but does Apple need to innovate, not imitate?
12 Aug 2014

Apple and Samsung settle patent dispute – outside the US

Smartphone giants agree to withdraw all legal cases outside the US
06 Aug 2014

Now Ford dumps BlackBerry for Apple

Car maker ditches BlackBerry devices in favour of Apple
31 Jul 2014

Hardware market 'does remain a focus' says BlackBerry enterprise chief

Passport 'will not be for everyone', but company continues to work on new devices, says Sims
29 Jul 2014

National roaming for mobile: where to turn?

Is the government being serious about a national roaming plan that has left mobile networks flabbergasted? Sooraj Shah finds out
28 Jul 2014