Mobile phones

Internet and mobiles now more addictive than TV - survey

Facebook Paper for iOS looks to rival Flipboard
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

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

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

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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

Internet of things will lead to 'malware on your personal life', warns AVG's CTO

Large enterprises' BYOD policies could have negative consequences, says Yuval Ben-Itzhak
28 Jan 2014

Apple stock down 8 per cent after lower than expected holiday sales and weak revenue forecast

Big push into China needs to continue to maintain company growth
28 Jan 2014

Google and Samsung reach 10-year patent cross-license agreement

Google and Samsung reach 'self-protection agreement' over patents
27 Jan 2014

Nokia mobile phone sales fall by one-third as Windows Phone devices struggle

Company refuses to break out sales figures for mobile phones ahead of sale to Microsoft
23 Jan 2014

Deloitte's CIO on BYOD and collaboration

Matt Peers explains how mobility can aid productivity and flexibility in the workplace
22 Jan 2014

Blackphone promises to put privacy first

New venture by Silent Circle and Geekphone aims to keep calls and texts private
17 Jan 2014

Huawei mobile sales soar while Apple remains 'optimistic' about China Mobile deal

Huawei revenues climb to just under $40bn, while Apple targets China sales
15 Jan 2014

HSBC, Nationwide, Santander to offer Zapp mobile payments

Zapp users can pay by asking the retailer for a six-digit code, or using NFC or QR technology
15 Jan 2014

GSM mobile security was weakened after pressure from the UK

Security standards for 2G communications were deliberately downgraded, say engineers who worked on original project
10 Jan 2014

Samsung S5 could come armed with Iris eye-scanning technology

New smartphone will come paired with an upgraded Galaxy Gear smartwatch, Samsung confirms
09 Jan 2014

BlackBerry CEO favours enterprise over consumer market

"If there's a dollar I need to spend between the consumer space and the enterprise space I'll spend it on the enterprise space," says John Chen.
08 Jan 2014