06/20/2013, 04:06 pm
Samsung on Thursday showed of a range of new devices for both Microsoft’s Windows 8 and Google’s Android platforms, though the South Korean giant’s choices appear to show that it is very much hedging its bets when it comes to Microsoft’s newest operating system.
06/19/2013, 06:06 pm
IDC has ranked Apple the fifth largest smartphone vendor in China, assigning it a 9 percent share of the 78 million smartphones sold in Q1. While the market grew by 117 percent, Apple's sales of the entry level iPhone 4 grew by 211 percent, the firm noted.
06/18/2013, 06:06 pm
Less than a year after hitting the market at an exceptionally low $199 price point, Google's Nexus 7 mini tablet is causing an uproar among early adopters who complain the device is already beginning to fail with frustrating lag and frequent periods of unresponsiveness.
06/17/2013, 05:06 pm
More bad new for Microsoft's Windows 8: Asus, one of the few PC makers to experience any growth last year, is now lowering its forecasts for June quarter PC and tablet sales in the face of slack demand for computers with the appearance of Windows Phone.
06/17/2013, 02:06 am
Sales of Samsung's flagship Galaxy S4 are falling short of initial estimates as much as 30 percent, causing an implosion of $20 billion of the firm's market value as analysts reconsider their formerly rosy expectations.
06/13/2013, 03:06 pm
The US International Trade Commission's Office of Unfair Import Investigations (OUII) has recommended an import ban against Samsung's Android devices infringing upon four Apple patents, rejecting contradictory, flawed arguments by Google.
06/06/2013, 12:06 pm
BlackBerry Messenger is still going cross-platform, but it won't be appearing on iOS and Android on June 27, contrary to a report published Thursday.
06/05/2013, 11:06 am
While Google's Android is the most popular smartphone platform among consumers, Apple's iOS remains the default choice for the majority of business customers activating phones and tablets, according to the latest data from Good Technology.
06/04/2013, 10:06 am
Mobile payment transactions are on pace to hit $235.4 billion in 2013, though mostly through money transfers, as NFC payments and services like Google Wallet have failed to gain much traction.
05/31/2013, 10:05 am
With Intel largely absent from the current booming smartphone and tablet markets, the chipmaker has reportedly secured a deal with Samsung to power one of the company's upcoming 10-inch Android tablets.
05/31/2013, 08:05 am
Apple's iOS App Store remains by far the most profitable place for mobile developers to sell their applications, but Android's Google Play has managed to increase its share of revenue significantly over the last six months.
05/30/2013, 09:05 am
Motorola's next handset will be Made in America, as the Google-owned manufacturer looks to make a comeback in a market dominated by Apple's iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy line.
05/30/2013, 05:05 am
While Apple has been the subject of incessant queries wondering when it will follow Samsung and Google's Motorola subsidiary in making a big screen iPhone, both Android licensees are now planning new phones with screens closer in size to iPhone 5.
05/29/2013, 03:05 pm
Apple isn't the only company grappling with its relationship to Samsung as both a smartphone component supplier and handset competitor. HTC recently complained that Samsung has "strategically declined" to provide it with crucial parts for years.
05/29/2013, 09:05 am
New smartphone usage data shows that iPhone owners spend an additional 26 minutes per day on Apple's handset more than the average Android device user.
05/28/2013, 11:05 am
Led by devices with screens smaller than 8 inches, tablets are expected to surpass notebook PC shipments this year to become the predominant non-smartphone mobile computing platform.
05/27/2013, 02:05 pm
On the heels of launching its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S4, Samsung is now gearing up to introduce more Android devices, as well as new Windows products, at a June 20 event in London.
05/25/2013, 04:05 pm
There's intense interest blooming around reports that Apple plans to revamp the look of iOS 7 with a flatter appearance. But there's more reason to believe that Apple is - or should be - focusing on features, not a radical new appearance.
05/22/2013, 06:05 pm
Nearly a year after Apple introduced its own Maps service in iOS 6 with Flyover 3D satellite views, Google is expanding its own online Maps to support similar 3D satellite imagery, with the same sorts of buckled roads and visual distortions Apple was castigated for last summer.
05/22/2013, 01:05 pm
Despite growing competition from other tablets, Apple's iPad still accounts for a whopping 89.28 percent of e-commerce website traffic, and also rakes in more money on a per-user basis than any other platform.