Mobile phones

Judge rejects latest Apple injunction plea against Samsung

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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

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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 CEO John Chen shows off Passport and Classic handsets. Image via Crackberry
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

Apple can extract personal data from iPhones without user's knowledge

Security researcher reveals practice previously unknown to the public that allows Apple to extract information including texts, photos and contact lists from iPhones
28 Jul 2014

Apple profits and iPhone sales up, but iPad demand down

Increased demand for iPhones from China helps to boost Apple profits by 12 per cent compared with previous year
23 Jul 2014

Apple orders 80 million large-screen iPhones while fund managers remain unconvinced about innovation

Apple needs a new iPad soon, stock experts warn
22 Jul 2014

EXCLUSIVE: Three removes BlackBerry 10 phones from the shelves, and is taking no more stock

London store staff say network provider is no longer selling new BB devices
17 Jul 2014

Backbytes: Fight! Fight! Fight!

Who's more secure, BlackBerry or Blackphone? There's only one way to find out...
17 Jul 2014

Carphone Warehouse uses Android tablets to put MicroStrategy BI tools in the hands of retail staff

Paul Scullion, head of business intelligence for Carphone Warehouse, explains how business intelligence tools are improving performance across the company
10 Jul 2014

Samsung forecasts 25 per cent profit as mobile competition increases

Competition from China and Europe a threat, says smartphone manufacturer
08 Jul 2014

The smartphone as universal access device

Entrust's Mark Reeves talks mobile authentication and access management to the Enterprise Security and Risk Management Summit
01 Jul 2014

Mobile IT: learning to let go

How can IT leaders enable users to benefit from the freedom and flexibility that the latest mobile technology offers while at the same time ensuring sensitive data remains safe? John Leonard investigates
01 Jul 2014

BlackBerry announces licensing deal with Amazon Appstore and increased gross profit margin

200,000 Android apps to be available for direct download as BlackBerry announces better than expected figures
20 Jun 2014

Amazon launches smartphone with 3D gimmickry and retail sales leanings

That’s all very well… but is it innovation?
19 Jun 2014

Living with the Nokia Lumia 630 running Windows Phone 8.1

Is Microsoft's refined OS enough to rip out the BYOD staples of iOS and Android?
17 Jun 2014