Mobile phones

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

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

HSBC, Nationwide, Santander to offer Zapp mobile payments

Mobile phone and credit card
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

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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

Nvidia enters mobile GPU race with 192-core Tegra K1 chip

Insanely powerful graphics tech designed to challenge chips from Qualcomm, Intel and Samsung
06 Jan 2014

BlackBerry cancels phone launches and 2014 conference

First Foxconn-partnership smartphone, code-named Jakarta, to come out in April 2014 instead
25 Dec 2013

BlackBerry revenues fall 55 per cent to $1.2bn; announces $2.7bn impairment charge

BlackBerry hints at revenue recognition issues over devices sold before John Chen became CEO
20 Dec 2013

BlackBerry executive exodus continues with three more departures

VPs of global sales, strategic alliances and global public policy all off
18 Dec 2013

Phones 4u selects Cisco's network over HP and Brocade in infrastructure upgrade

Logicalis selected to design and implement the core network for mobile phone retailer
17 Dec 2013

Top 10 devices stories of 2013

The most memorable device-related stories of the past 12 months
11 Dec 2013

Qualcomm announces 64-bit Snapdragon, following Apple and Intel into high-speed phones

Targeting 'low-end' devices in the market rather than premium handsets
10 Dec 2013

Samsung: “improvements” in its commitments needed to avoid $18.3bn Apple fine

Meanwhile, Apple seeks $22m legal fees from Samsung as California cases wind down
09 Dec 2013

Is CYOD the future?

In this video of a recent Computing IT Leaders' Forum, a panel of experts from the public, private and third sectors discuss their approach to CYOD
06 Dec 2013

'We're still not dead yet,' new Blackberry CEO tells customers

Open letter from new BlackBerry CEO John Chen tells customers: “We're going back to our heritage and roots”
04 Dec 2013

UK iPhone 5S sales three times that of iPhone 5C - but both fall well short of Android

Apple gets small sales boost, but still lags way behind Android in Europe while Microsoft is catching up
02 Dec 2013

TfL sees 500 per cent rise in employees tapping into BYOD scheme

Apple's iOS devices are most popular, Samsung is second most popular brand
28 Nov 2013

NCG Banco: 'We will continue supporting BlackBerry as a corporate solution'

Large Spanish bank installs BES 10 and over 1,600 devices, even as C-level BlackBerry staff are shown the door
27 Nov 2013

BlackBerry 10 to run Android apps directly in new year upgrade

Android .APK apps will run natively on BlackBerry 10, claims BlackBerry
27 Nov 2013

One billion 4G LTE connections by 2017, says GSMA

South Korea, Japan and the US currently account for 80 per cent of LTE
26 Nov 2013

Patent infringement case revival shows Apple is 'running scared' of Samsung

Sam Jardine, partner at Watson Burton LLP Law Firm, tells Computing Apple could use the case to disrupt its main competition
20 Nov 2013

Living with the BlackBerry Z30

The first version of any product is normally far from perfect, and so it was with BlackBerry and the Z10, launched in January 2013. So the Z30, the fourth of the company's new smartphones based on the BlackBerry 10 operating system released this year, ought to be pretty good. Graeme Burton takes a look
18 Nov 2013

Gartner: BlackBerry’s pain is Windows 8's gain

Microsoft OS is a strong contender for enterprise users says analyst
14 Nov 2013

First Fairphone sells out

Initial batch of crowdfunded ethically-sourced smartphone snapped up
13 Nov 2013