Mobile phones

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

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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

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

One billion 4G LTE connections by 2017, says GSMA

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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

Apple "working on curved screens" while Motorola patents "throat tattoos"

Apple curved screens follow-on from Samsung and LG curved-screen releases
11 Nov 2013

Lenovo bid for BlackBerry 'rejected by Canadian government'

Lenovo's bid to acquire smartphone maker BlackBerry was rebuffed by the Canadian government on security grounds
06 Nov 2013

BlackBerry takeover deal off as CEO Thorsten Heins is replaced by John Chen

BlackBerry backtracks on privatisation plan and opts for $1bn debt sale instead
04 Nov 2013

Apple is deleting negative iOS 7 messages on its forums, says Lawrence Lessig

Creative Commons founder 'astonished' to find discussions of faulty Wi-Fi being scrubbed
01 Nov 2013

Nortel patents group Rockstar hits Google and other phone makers with lawsuits

Apple, Microsoft, BlackBerry, Ericsson and Sony-owned consortium accuses seven patent infringements
01 Nov 2013

Google Nexus 5 smartphone with Android KitKat goes on sale in UK

LG-built smartphone showcasing Android 4.4 released in the UK
31 Oct 2013

Increase in Lumia sales fails to offset plunging feature phone sales for Nokia

Third quarter revenues continue to decline as Nokia's feature phone business plunges more than 35 per cent
29 Oct 2013

Apple profits fall as sales growth levels off and margins decline

Apple sells more iPhones and iPads, but Mac sales fall
29 Oct 2013

Lenovo weighs up bid for BlackBerry

China's biggest PC vendor – and second largest smartphone maker – given permission to examine BlackBerry's finances
18 Oct 2013

KPMG buys 3,500 BlackBerry 10 smartphones and commits to BES 10

Says BlackBerry 10 is 'the best solution in terms of usability, security, connectivity and price'
16 Oct 2013

BlackBerry tells customers: We're not going out of business – honest!

Smartphone maker writes to customers to tell them everything's just fine in another PR-fail by BlackBerry
15 Oct 2013

Home Office working with Google, Apple, Samsung to tackle growing number of mobile thefts

Government wants new security features to make handsets less attractive to thieves
14 Oct 2013

BlackBerry's ousted co-CEO and co-founders considering bid for company

Mike Lazaridis, the co-CEO ousted by Thorsten Heins, is weighing up a bid for BlackBerry with co-founder Douglas Fregin
11 Oct 2013

Microsoft’s 'brand perception is its main barrier' says Gartner

'This next year is fundamental for them to change this perception around,' states analyst
30 Sep 2013

Malware writers move in for the mobile kill

Mobile security resembles PC security in its early days, warns McAfee’s Jason Brown at the Computing IT Leaders’ Forum
27 Sep 2013

BlackBerry accepts $4.7bn bid from consortium led by largest shareholder

As expected, Toronto-based Fairfax leads bid to take struggling smartphone maker private
24 Sep 2013

Hackers crack Apple iPhone 5S with warning that biometrics are 'inherently insecure'

Chaos Computer Club posts video of iPhone 5S breach to claim $13,000 reward for cracking Apple's security
23 Sep 2013