Mobile phones

Microsoft, Nokia, AT&T, Avanade team up to improve customer experience for Delta Air Lines

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19,000 flight attendants to be geared with Nokia Lumia 820s
28 Aug 2013

Is BlackBerry spinning off BBM as a direct competitor to WhatsApp and Viber?

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Sources say struggling phone company is making a play for the messaging landscape
28 Aug 2013

HTC developing own mobile OS for Chinese market

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Taiwanese firm looks to turn fortunes around by targeting China
28 Aug 2013

Nokia whacked by another downgrade – Moody's rates Nokia four notches below investment grade

Moody's analysis of Nokia's finances follows examination of the company's latest results and the financing of its acquisition of Nokia Siemens Networks
23 Aug 2013

Ubuntu smartphone coming in the first quarter, despite crowd-funding failure

But the phone won't be the fancy, high-end device promised on Indiegogo
23 Aug 2013

BlackBerry slashes phone production in half after putting itself up for sale

Production cut from two million to less than one million, claims analyst
22 Aug 2013

Self-powered computer chip that 'forms a network out of thin air' revealed at University of Washington

Chip draws energy from Wi-Fi and TV signals in the air around it
19 Aug 2013

Samsung and Android dominate global smartphone market – but Lenovo is growing fast

Gartner figures show commanding market share leads for Samsung and Android - with Motorola nowhere to be seen
14 Aug 2013

iPad mini with retina display and thinner iPad 'will be unveiled on 10 September'

New iPad, iPhone and iPad mini models all likely to launch next month
13 Aug 2013

ZTE to sell Firefox OS ZTE Open on eBay for £60

Budget smartphone model will retail exclusively on auction site
13 Aug 2013

BlackBerry 'exploring strategic alternatives' – including break-up, sale or privatisation

Special board committee established to explore options for struggling smartphone maker
12 Aug 2013

Apple beats Samsung in US patent import case

Older Samsung devices to be banned from US shores after a 'review period'
12 Aug 2013

New iPhone to be unveiled 10th September

Long-awaited new device - or devices - will have to take on a plethora of competitive Android devices
12 Aug 2013

Android and Windows increase smartphone market share at expense of Apple and BlackBerry

Figures by IDC show Android dominance in the world of smartphones
08 Aug 2013

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

$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

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

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