Latest mobile phone articles

Office of Fair Trading to investigate legality of in-app payments

OFT to consult developers, parents and consumer groups over in-app payments
12 Apr 2013

Canada lends Telefónica £170m to buy BlackBerry phones

BlackBerry 10 screen grab apps
Government loan helps Spanish telecoms group to buy BlackBerry's latest technology
08 Apr 2013

Google's Blink moves Chrome browser away from Apple's Safari

New fork of WebKit promises faster development, especially on mobile platforms
05 Apr 2013

Facebook Home app and tie-in HTC First phone announced

Facebook's app will take over many everyday aspects of Android UI
04 Apr 2013

Apple patents wraparound smartphone screen technology

'Transparent housing and flexible display assembly' may feature in company’s next devices
02 Apr 2013

BlackBerry shares plunge following 'tepid' US Z10 sales

Goldman Sachs also downgrades firm's rating to 'neutral'
26 Mar 2013

Yahoo buys news summarisation app from UK teen for £18m

Meanwhile, Apple acquires indoor mapping startup
26 Mar 2013

HTC One to launch this week

Taiwanese firm cites 'unprecedented demand' for delayed smartphone
25 Mar 2013

Crash Podcast: MWC, HMRC and other acronyms

Computing brings you its semi-regular podcast, featuring a roundup of Mobile World Congress and other stories
11 Mar 2013

Google makes 1,200 more job cuts at Motorola Mobility

10 per cent of workforce culled in three countries
08 Mar 2013

Pret a Manger sees growing appetite for contactless payments

Sandwich chain's IT director tells Computing that contactless payments now make up 20 per cent of all transactions
06 Mar 2013

MWC: New tablets, and their place in the enterprise

Computing hits the floor at MWC to find out what the big - and not so big - smartphone companies will offer the enterprise with their new devices
06 Mar 2013

MWC: What can Firefox OS offer to the smartphone market?

Mozilla explains how its new mobile platform will affect the market, and the enterprise user
06 Mar 2013

MWC: Firefox OS running on the ZTE Open

Mozilla takes us through the company's new Firefox OS mobile platform on ZTE's new Open device.
06 Mar 2013

Met Police’s 30,000 smartphones could end up as 'costly paperweights'

Expert warns that most mobile devices are not suitable for filling in crime reports
06 Mar 2013

HTC settles with FTC over mobile security flaws

Federal Trade Commission requires HTC to undergo independent security assessments for next 20 years
26 Feb 2013

PayPal bringing mobile payment service to UK this summer

PayPal Here designed with the needs of small businesses in mind
22 Feb 2013

Opera aquires mobile video optimiser Skyfire

Deal for Californian firm worth up to $155m
15 Feb 2013

Apple iOS watch with smartphone features reportedly in development

Apple is reportedly developing a wrist-based device, but it isn't the first firm to have the idea
11 Feb 2013

Ubuntu smartphones tipped to arrive in October

Linux-based OS to reach two large regions in 2013, according to Canonical founder
07 Feb 2013

Z10 has hit the ground running, says BlackBerry

Strong demand for new device despite its shortcomings
06 Feb 2013

RIM renamed, launches BlackBerry 10 OS and two smartphones in UK tomorrow

'Builds on and betters' everything before, says CEO Heins
30 Jan 2013

Cambridge council: 'We can’t offer iPhones to staff without being pilloried in the local press'

'We won't pay for the phone, we won't pay the tariff. We won't even train you,' says leader of council's BYOD scheme
25 Jan 2013

Phones 4u to launch 4G mobile service

EE-supported LIFE Mobile to launch in March
22 Jan 2013