Mobile phones

Bloomberg pays $80,000 to back Canonical's Ubuntu Edge smartphone project

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$80,000 buys 100 devices for Bloomberg – but Canonical still needs just over $23.5m to go into production with 14 days left
08 Aug 2013

Force India IT chief full of praise for BlackBerry and BB10

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Adrian Collinson, Head of IT for the Force India F1 team tells Computing BlackBerry doesn't deserve such a bad rap
06 Aug 2013

Panasonic becomes latest smartphone maker to withdraw from the market

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Panasonic follows NEC out of the market as global standardisation continues to squeeze uncompetitive manufacturers
06 Aug 2013

Apple iPad and iPhone ban overturned by Obama

Older Apple models allowed back in US as Samsung case overturned
05 Aug 2013

Android claims 80 per cent share of smartphone market

Apple's share dips as Google device popularity climbs
02 Aug 2013

Google 'self-driving' Moto X smartphone to be released this month

Advanced voice control and long battery life promised, but no European release date yet
02 Aug 2013

Britvic dumps BlackBerry for Windows Phone

Staff to use Nokia Lumia 720s to replace BlackBerry 7 smartphones
01 Aug 2013

Intel Atom-based Prestigio MultiPhone - Review

How does one of the latest generation Intel Atom-based smartphones compare with its ARM rivals? Computing has got its hands on the new 'Intel Inside' Prestigio MultiPhone to see how its performance, battery life and all-round usability shape up
30 Jul 2013

Apple responds to claims over labour abuses at contract manufacturer Pegatron

Apple to investigate supplier over alleged labour abuses
30 Jul 2013

ARM beats Imagination to provide graphics for Samsung's flagship Exynos 5 Octa

Samsung uses ARM Mali graphics processing in latest Exynos 5 in preference to Imagination's PowerVR
24 Jul 2013

Apple iPhone sales up – but iPad sales and net profit down – in third quarter

Cheaper Apple iPhone 4 boosts entry-level sales, but cuts average selling prices
24 Jul 2013

Ubuntu starts $32m crowdsource on Indiegogo to fund its Edge smartphone

Most audacious fundraising attempt ever hopes to raise enough to produce 40,000 phones
23 Jul 2013

Bridging the mobile generation gap

A Computing survey finds that the urge to lockdown or ignore mobile technologies remains strong; but IT needs to get hip to the new breed
23 Jul 2013

No BlackBerry 10 for Southern Health until platform proves itself

'More demand for Android and Apple' says security manager
19 Jul 2013

One billion new phone numbers for machine-to-machine communications released by Irish regulator

New numbers intended to ease pressure as connected devices become increasingly common in the home
17 Jul 2013

Travellers’ mobile phone data downloaded and stored by police

Counter-terrorism laws allow officers to take mobile phone from any passenger they wish
15 Jul 2013

Apple to investigate death of Chinese woman who used iPhone 5 when it was charging

Family urges users to be careful when using Apple's iPhone 5
15 Jul 2013

Miami International Airport IT chief questions sustainability of BlackBerry as BYOD tool

Miami International Airport director of information systems and telecommunications Maurice Jenkins tells Computing how he's left his BlackBerry behind in favour of a Samsung Galaxy S4
15 Jul 2013

Nokia chose Windows instead of Android to offer mobile carriers 'third alternative'

Stephen Elop opted out of negotiations with Google as he could see Samsung dominating Android back in 2010
15 Jul 2013

Virgin Media Business and Telefonica announce 10-year mobile data fibre deal

Backhaul deal will give O2 customers better data service in UK
12 Jul 2013

BlackBerry loses more key staff

McCann and Gingras mark the latest departures from troubled firm
11 Jul 2013

Samsung overtakes Apple in global mobile device web use

Google Chrome also inches ahead of Internet Explorer in US
11 Jul 2013

Nokia Lumia 1020 leaks ahead of launch

Nokia's latest device will have a 41MP camera, 2GB of RAM and NFC technology
09 Jul 2013

HTC share value slumps to seven-and-a-half-year low

Seven per cent drop for struggling Taiwanese phone giant
08 Jul 2013