Mobile phones

Fingerprint security loophole in Samsung Galaxy S5 could expose Paypal and other payment services

Samsung Galaxy S5 with Android 4.4 Kitkat vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3
Galaxy S5 security loophole exposed as Samsung claims that it is selling better than its predecessor
16 Apr 2014

Zebra Technologies to acquire Motorola Solutions' enterprise business for $3.5bn

Motorola MWC 2014 keynote
Deal to be publicly announced later today
15 Apr 2014

Facebook eyes mobile payment service for Europe - report

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E-money service would enable users to make payments and transfer funds to others
14 Apr 2014

Build gives Windows developers reasons to be cheerful

The developer conference brought us open-sourced languages, Windows going free, and apps to span all Microsoft platforms. Has the software giant finally got its mojo back, asks Peter Gothard
08 Apr 2014

Microsoft Build 2014: Microsoft announces MDM-friendly Windows Phone 8.1, and new devices from Qualcomm and Prestigio

Per-app management, enterprise profiles and an AI assistant all coming
02 Apr 2014

Severn Trent looking past BB10 with “much wider, holistic view” for five-year BYOD plan

“We’ve been a big customer of BlackBerry…” laments Hrycyk
14 Mar 2014

Apple attempts to ban Samsung products in US overruled

"Multitude" of other features also drive phone sales, says judge
07 Mar 2014

BlackBerry: Seeds of new ideas

Down but not out, BlackBerry's top brass laid out their plans for the next 12 months at Mobile World Congress. Peter Gothard had a front row seat
05 Mar 2014

Does Nokia X mark a new chapter for Microsoft?

What does the arrival of the Android-based Nokia X family of smartphones mean for the Finnish firm’s new owner, Microsoft?
03 Mar 2014

MWC 2014: Will Blackphone change the Android security game?

A Spanish startup and some ex-military security experts are planning the last word in mobile defense.
28 Feb 2014

MWC 2014: How will Nokia X's Android leanings benefit the enterprise?

Computing hits the show floor to ask Nokia to explain itself.
28 Feb 2014

Internet and mobiles now more addictive than TV - survey

Social media not so habit forming and there's more kindness than cruelty, finds Pew
28 Feb 2014

MWC 2014: BlackBerry "ready to compete" as CEO announces Q20, Z3, BES 12 and revised licensing

"We spread ourselves too thin," admits CEO John Chen
25 Feb 2014

MWC 2014: Samsung unveils "back-to-basics" Galaxy S5 smartphone

Pared-down phone still features biometric PayPal option, however
24 Feb 2014

MWC 2014: Microsoft-owned Nokia unveils Google Android-based Nokia X smartphones

'Affordable' devices revealed at MWC 2014 will have access to apps including BBM, Facebook, LINE, Skype and Twitter
24 Feb 2014

MWC 2014: We're not 'trying' to bury Blackberry - Good Technology

CEO Wyatt says anti-BlackBerry campaign is nothing personal
24 Feb 2014

Apple 'walled garden' keeps straying users prisoner

Samsung migration rates now top Apple's
21 Feb 2014

The power behind the next mobile revolution

Two decades after its arrival changed the mobile tech game, the lithium-ion battery is starting to show its age. John Leonard asks experts what might take its place
17 Feb 2014

Out of power? Don’t blame the battery, rap the app

'Software is frequently written with complete disregard for the battery,' says Bedford Uni's David Jazani
13 Feb 2014

Cheap smartphones will return us to profit, says HTC

Concentrating less on the HTC One and more on mid-tier handsets is company's future, says CFO
10 Feb 2014

Weve partners with MasterCard to provide smartphone payments

Joint venture from O2, Vodafone and EE will allow users to make mobile payments without battery or the internet
06 Feb 2014

End of an affair: why Google flogged problem child Motorola to Lenovo

When Google splashed $12.5bn on Motorola Mobility less than two years ago, many observers wondered what exactly it was going to do with it. It's a question that Google never did manage to answer
30 Jan 2014

Lenovo buys Motorola from Google for $2.3bn – and just $660m in cash

Google sells Motorola Mobility for just $2.9bn compared with the $12.5bn it paid for it
30 Jan 2014

Tesco first to trial Weve, the mobile display service from EE, Vodafone and O2

Weve aims to deliver targeted ads using opted-in customers' anonymised data
29 Jan 2014