Featured Articles - Mobile Devices

Does Less Shopping Mean Less Phone Value?
By Steve Anderson
A recent report from Boopsie Analytics raised a few eyebrows, and took on a report that came out of no less than Business Insider which suggested that Android devices weren't exact…

BLU Products Releases Its First 4G LTE Smartphone
By Casey Houser
BLU Products announced this week that it has stepped into the realm of 4G LTE with its newest smartphone, the Studio 5.0 LTE. A powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon processor drives the ne…

Barcoding Inc. Now Offering Two-Way Radios
By Daniel Brecht
Now, new two-way radios are being offered by Barcoding Inc., which is dedicated to delivering the latest in two-way business radios to support clients' communication needs.

Omron Introduces the New XD2B Line of Battery Connectors
By Michael Guta
Size is one of the most important components of mobile devices, and it seems every new generation is getting thinner and lighter while at the same time providing longer battery lif…

Sony Unveils Its Office Oriented Digital Paper Tablet
By David Gutbezahl
Switching over from real paper books to e-paper books is a difficult journey. Those who enjoy reading, the ones that would be willing to make an investment in an electronic reader,…

AccuWeather Provides Weather Data for the HTC One (M8)
By Rory Lidstone
Global digital media company AccuWeather has continued its partnership with HTC to provide weather data to the HTC weather app, which has been integrated as part of HTC's Sense UI,…

Waves Audio Uses MaxxAudio in Partnership with Oppo
By Oliver VanDervoort
Waves Audio has been working hard to make itself one of the leading providers of the international mobile audio market. The company's MaxxAudio mobile technologies have been put in…

Harness the Power of the NSA and Spy On Your Loved Ones
By David Gutbezahl
Unfortunately, people aren't always able to trust others. Perhaps you suspect your loved one of cheating on you, or maybe you think your children have been up to no good with their…

IBM Out for Bigger Slice of Mobile Device Management Market
By Steve Anderson
While at an event around the kickoff of Fiberlink's new mobile-as-a-service (MaaS) offering known as MaaS360, the president and COO of Fiberlink offered up a bit of commentary arou…

Blackphone is Now Available for Consumers
By Michael Guta
When Edward Snowden disclosed evidence that the NSA was tapping the mobile phones of European leaders, it left no doubt the agency could access anyone's mobile device and intercept…

Bluelounge Offers Kii to Solve Mobile Phone Battery Despair
By Stefania Viscusi
The mobile accessories market is still crowded today with players vying for a piece of the pie. The winners are always those with the sleekest, most convenient product to offer.

DASH for a New Workout Partner
By Maria Meyer
For me the most awkward part of working out is what to do with the wire from my headphones. I have even resorted to weaving the wire through the sleeves and neck of my shirt so it …

Newegg Relaunches iPhone App
By Oliver VanDervoort
While Newegg is one of the top electronic online retailers in the world, the company has been lax in upgrading its mobile applications for iOS. The storefront can now cross that up…

How Green Was My Apple? Solar-powered MacBook May Be Coming
By Steve Anderson
Apple patents have proven fertile ground for discussion in the past, even if said patents haven't always, or even all that often, made it to the physical product release stage. But…

Cricket Launches Rugged Kyocera Hydro Plus
By Oliver VanDervoort
Cricket Communications announced this week that it is diving headfirst back into the waterproof smartphone market. In doing so, the company is renewing its partnership with Kyocero…

Alarmy iPhone App Forces You Out of Bed
By Oliver VanDervoort
When it comes to trying to develop new and exciting apps for the iTunes App store, there have been so many applications put out these days, finding one that stands out can be diffi…

Panasonic Pro Tablet Boasts 20-inch Display, 4K Resolution
By Rory Lidstone
If you had to pick one overriding theme of CES 2014, you couldn't be blamed for saying 4K. After all, displays of all sizes were featured during the show this week with 4K or Ultra…

Sony Reveals 2014 Android Flagship, the Xperia Z1s
By Rory Lidstone
Last year, Sony introduced a smartphone called the Xperia ZR that offered decent specs and was completely waterproof. It seemed a novel concept at the time since waterproof devices…

Blackberry's New Head for Devices and Emerging Solutions
By Lavanya Rathnam
Blackberry is a technology company that is well-known for its line of wireless handheld devices. This company was one of the pioneers in the world of smartphones with its Blackberr…

The Joy Factory Provides Smartphone and Tablet Cases, Mounts for Any Environment
By Rachel Ramsey
The way we use our mobile devices today is very different from how we used our PCs just a few years ago. The key word is "mobile" - we're using these portable computers in a variet…

New Ceramic Separator by Porous Power Increases Reliability and Safety of Lithium-ion Batteries
By Michael Guta
Lithium-ion batteries have many applications, but in today's society mobile devices have become synonymous with these batteries. A new generation of lithium-ion batteries along wit…

ALCATEL ONETOUCH Expands into Canada with Idol Smartphones
By Michelle Nicolson
ALCATEL ONETOUCH continues to quietly expand its international reach amongst mobile phone providers with the announcement that the company plans to launch its flagship Idol X and I…

Budget Tablets Uncovered at CES
By Shawn Hebert
More mid-range Android tablets are being unveiled at CES in Las Vegas, as California-based consumer electronics company E FUN has announced details on their newest pair of Nextbook…

Audiovox's Overhead and Headrest Systems with HDMI/MHL Connectivity Offers Entertainment on Drive
By Mandira Srivastava
You can keep your kids entertained on long road trips or watch your favorite TV show while taking a break from a long drive - you can now make it possible. VOXX Electronics Corpora…

Plan, Meet, Coordinate Travel Details with MochaMeet
By Mini Swamy
Do you want to spend your holidays with your friends but find it difficult to meet up and plan the details? Not any longer, for the new iOS7 app - MochaMeet - launched recently wil…

Juniper Systems Announces Warranty Plans for its Rugged Devices-Are They Worth It?
By Christopher Mohr
On Monday, Juniper Systems announced the launch of its Complete Care service plans that provide repairs beyond standard warranty periods. According to the Logan, Utah-based maker o…

The iPhone 5s Has a New Protective Case
By Lavanya Rathnam
Smartphones are all the rage today because they empower users to accomplish many tasks irrespective of their physical locations. With these devices, users can shop, send emails, co…

Corporate Mobile Market Prefers iOS over Android or Windows
By Joe Rizzo
Founded in 1995, Intermedia was one of the first companies to offer hosted Microsoft Exchange services. Today, with the exclusion of Microsoft, it is the largest provider of hosted…

Straight Talk and Net10 to Offer iPhone 5s and 5c Through Walmart
By Oliver VanDervoort
Walmart and Straight Talk Wireless are starting to make their partnership a bit of a habit. At the beginning of this year, the retail giant and the discount cellular provider teame…

Liquipel Lather Set to Protect Android Tablets
By Kelsey Brown
Just in time for the Christmas influx of electronics under the tree, Ematic and Liquipel have teamed up to offer waterproof technology that protects Android tablets from accidental…

Verizon Introduces $5 Daily Plan for Tablets
By Rory Lidstone
Verizon recently introduced a new plan that should please many tablet users. Indeed, this new prepaid plan - which could theoretically be applied to other connected devices, like t…

AdvanceTec Reveals its Latest PTT Headset, ATT8437A
By Daniel Brecht
AdvanceTec Industries, an innovative engineering and manufacturing company of wireless communications accessories which is said to be a pioneer in hands-free technology and battery…

FiftyThree Unveils a Pencil to Go With Its Paper
By Nicole Spector
FiftyThree, the tech startup who launched the popular iPad creativity app Paper, has delivered a new product to tablet users. This time, in what may be perceived as a sharp turn fo…

iPad Mini with Retina Display Hits Online Apple Store
By Rory Lidstone
Proponents of pixel density should be pleased to hear that this year's iPad mini refresh, officially dubbed the iPad mini with Retina display, is now available for purchase from th…

Flipcase App Brings a Refreshing Approach to IPhone Accessories
By Drew Hendricks
When the iPhone 5C was released in U.S. Apple Stores in September, many business analysts were skeptical about the cheaper phone's appeal for consumers. Many overlooked the whimsic…

Leaked Images of Colorful Alcatel One Touch Pop Android Tablet
By Joe Rizzo
Alcatel unveiled the world's thinnest smartphone, the Alcatel One Touch Idol Ultra and announced the ONE TOUCH Fierce and ONE TOUCH Evolve with T-Mobile, earlier this month. In Sep…

HTC Brings Instant Search to Smartphones through SRCH2 Partnership
By Rory Lidstone
Android device manufacturers seem to be constantly trying to one-up each other in terms of software features, each searching for that killer app that will draw in more consumers. E…

The Nikon D5300 First DSLR with GPS, Wi-Fi
By Michael Guta
Cisco forecast that by 2020, the amount of devices connected to the Internet will be around 50 billion. IDATE's latest number has it as much as 80 billion. No matter which forecast…

BitLock Gets Rid of Keys for Bike Locks
By Michael Guta
The battery on the lock has an approximate life of five years on an average use of five lock/unlock operations per day. It can also perform 10,000 such operations before it sends a…

Apple Cutting iPhone 5c Production in Half
By Oliver VanDervoort
The iPhone 5c is barely a month old but Apple is already cutting production of the device. The Cupertino, Calif.-based company said it will be moving from 300,000 units to 150,000 …

UK's Argos Announces Affordable 7-inch Android Tablet for Kids
By Tammy Marie Rose
UK retailer Argos has announced the release of its own Android 4.2.2 MyTablet designed specifically for children. Argos 'MyTablet' is a 7-inch device running Jelly Bean. It will be…

HTC One Max Features 5.9-inch Display, Fingerprint Scanner
By Tammy Marie Rose
HTC has finally confirmed its HTC One Max has a LCD panel up to 5.9 inches and features a fingerprint scanner on its back side. The One Max weighs 217 grams and is just over 16cm l…

OtherLevels Mobile Analytics Help Unity Game Developers
By Michael Guta
Gamers interact heavily on forums and other channels highlighting the positive and negative aspects of the games they play. These interactions are critical for game developers so t…

New Kindle Fire HD Touchscreen: Faster Than Other Android Tablets
By Brittany Walters-Bearden
The app streaming company based in Menlo, Calif., that brought mobile app streaming to the touchscreen smartphone, Agawi, has just released the results of its recent Touchmarks ben…

Archos GamePad 2 Gets Release Date, Pricing After Unofficial Leak
By Steve Anderson
Archos is looking to step up its portable gaming presence by bringing out a brand new tablet specifically geared toward the gamer. Though news of such a tablet's existence was only…

One-Third of Consumers Undecided About Their Next Mobile Device Purchase
By Tammy Marie Rose
A new study by Management Consultancy cg42, released this week, shows both consumers' perceptions and purchase intent when it comes to the nation's top mobile device brands.

Google Debuts New Laptop with Super-Sharp Screen
By Tammy Marie Rose
Google and HP announced today that the HP Chromebook 11 laptop will cost only $279. The laptop offers a super-sharp screen that runs Google's Chrome operating system. The laptop is…

Dell Unveils Slew of New Tablets, Laptops with Focus on Compact Design
By Rory Lidstone
Dell may be in the process of going private - it recently received the green light from regulators to do so, in fact - but that clearly hasn't stopped it from releasing new product…

DataPilot and Mobile Genie to Support iPhone 5S, 5C
By Christopher Mohr
Owners of the recently released iPhone 5S and 5C don't have to worry about transferring contacts to their new phones by re-entering data, thanks to software updates from Susteen. T…

BlackBerry Delays Rollout of BBM for Android, iOS for at Least One Week
By Ed Silverstein
It will take at least a week for BlackBerry to resume its rollout of BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) to iPhone and Android operating systems.

Microsoft Corporate Buyback Plan Means Big Savings on Devices
By Steve Anderson
Microsoft wants your business, make no mistake about it, and Microsoft wants it pretty bad. Only a week ago, at last report, Microsoft brought out a program in which anyone who bro…

BuQu Tech Turning To Kickstarter for ChargeSmart Campaign
By Oliver VanDervoort
Kickstarter has had a huge impact on the tech world in the last few years. While the website is known for its impact on the gaming and entertainment world - it's bread and butter h…

Smartphone Heavyweight is the 'Apple' of OTTER's Eye in Deterring Texting While Driving
By Kelsey Brown
It's almost as if you can't turn a corner without spotting millions of iPhone users on the loose. What's unfortunate is that it also seems that you can't turn your car on without s…

Bluetooth Smart-ready Devices Are Increasing in Demand
By Kathleen Delaney
The development of Bluetooth v4.0 devices has been exceptional. The shipments have grown from nothing in the year 2010 to over one billion in 2013. This shows the huge demand for u…

Niko's Analysis Shows Market Growth for Mobile Games Market in China this Year
By Daniel Brecht
China's mobile gaming industry has been booming ever since games started to be offered on smart devices (phones, tablets, etc.). It is believed that approximately 100 mobile games …

PlasticLogic to Create Second Screen Display for popSLATE
By Christopher Mohr
As part of an exclusive agreement, PlasticLogic will develop second screen displays for popSLATE designed to go on the backs of cases for the iPhone 5 and 5S. The always-on display…

Walmart Discounts iPhone 5C at $79
By Michelle Amodio
With preorders in full effect for the new iPhones, Walmart is discounting the already inexpensive offering, the 5C, to $79 - down 20 percent from its original $99 price tag for the…

App-enabled Smart Wireless Accessories to Generate $23B by 2018
By Joe Rizzo
Juniper Research is a firm that specializes in identifying and appraising new high growth market sectors within the mobile ecosystem. On Sept. 11, 2013, Juniper released the result…

Trade in Your Smartphone Program Coming to Walmart
By Steve Anderson
A program gaining ground lately is the idea of the smartphone trade-in. Several ads have reflected the common frustration shared by many mobile phone users who would love to have t…

Rebtel App Releases Update for iOS Users
By Brittany Walters-Bearden
In today's busy world, it can be easy to become distracted by life and forget to call the people who matter, whether it is family, friends, a significant other, or all of the above…

Pocketbook Announces Second Generation CoverReader
By Brittany Walters-Bearden
Being able to access mobile content, like news, websites and books, on smartphones may be convenient, but it comes with some challenges. Reading on smartphones can strain the eyes,…

Lower Prices on Microsoft Surface Are Made Permanent After Company Promotion
By Ed Silverstein
Microsoft is permanently cutting prices on Surface Pro, Surface RT and touch covers, according to news reports.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Kids Coming Soon to South Korea
By Steve Anderson
The idea of children-even babies-using tablets isn't exactly a new one, but it has landed its share of controversy, especially from those who believe there should be no screen time…

Moto X Engraving Won't Be Available at Launch Due to Quality Issues
By Rory Lidstone
It's hard to believe that Google bought Motorola Mobility almost exactly two years ago. At the time of the acquisition, which cost Google $12.5 billion, there were predictions that…

Apple's New iPhone May Feature Biometric Fingerprint Technology
By Jacqueline Lee
As Tehrani pointed out, Steve Jobs had a way of knowing what we wanted before we did. Not that Tim Cook isn't doing a good job, but iOS hasn't had any major updates in a while. The…

New Mobile Keyboard Seeks to Improve Typing on Tablets, Phones
By Michelle Nicolson
Outlier Technology wants to end the pain of hunt-and-peck typing on tablets and mobile phones with its new mobile typing device. The company is seeking Kickstarter funding for its …

Monster Watts' iQ View Offers Wireless Charging for Samsung Galaxy S4
By Miguel Leiva-Gomez
The Galaxy S4 is a magnificent phone, but it's missing just one thing that so many customers really wanted - namely, the ability to charge its battery without connecting to a cable…

WebWizards Launches In-person Internet and Mobile Device Support Service
By Frank Griffin
An estimated 2.4 billion people around the world use the Internet, but the vast majority of the users have a rudimentary understanding of the technology. They use the most basic fu…

Eton Corporation Releases New External Mobile Chargers
By Miguel Leiva-Gomez
Eton Corporation, a maker of radios and several device accessories, just recently debuted its new Boost mobile chargers: the Boost 4200, Boost 8400 and BoostTurbine 4000. Eton's Bo…

VIVOTEK Updates the iViewer App for iOS
By Frank Griffin
One of the most used features on a mobile device is the camera. Whether it is taking a picture or a video, it allows users to communicate using rich media to convey their message f…

iOS Application, CamFind, Surpasses 500,000 Download Benchmark
By Monica Gleberman
The free visual search application for iOS, CamFind, has surpassed 500,000 downloads this week. The application, developed by Image Searcher, Inc., was released less than four mont…

Thinnest Universal Keyboard Launched by M-Edge
By Brittany Walters-Bearden
The little-known company that started in a Baltimore basement seven years ago, M-Edge, is now taking the mobile accessory world by storm. Yesterday M-Edge launched its newest prize…

Apple's iOS 7 Seeks to Stand Out Among Mobile Operating Systems
By Oliver VanDervoort
With the impending release of Apple's iOS 7, the computing giant is hoping to put some real distance between itself and its principal competitor in Android. The question that has a…

Unity4 Enhances RapportCMS with New Mobile Management Capabilities
By Rajani Baburajan
RapportCMS, the cloud-based contact center platform from Unity4, provides advanced inbound call routing and outbound dialing, as well as Recruitment, Training and Payroll features.

Kingston MobileLite Wireless Implements Tuxera File System Solutions
By Carolyn J Dawson
Tuxera Inc. recently announced that it has entered into a strategic collaboration with Kingston Digital, Inc. Kingston aims to leverage its partnership with Tuxera to further exten…

Broken Phone? Fix It, Don't Fling It
By Daniel Brecht
The growth in mobile phone users has been exponential ever since smartphones were put on the market. In fact, according to Strategy Analytics, stats on U.S. phone maker charts reve…

OnMobile Announces Acquisition of Livewire Mobile
By Calvin Azuri
OnMobile Global Limited recently announced the acquisition of Livewire Mobile, following which the newly combined entity will emerge as a one-stop shop for extensive Value Added Se…

Best Buy Offering Back to School Discounts on Macbook Pros
By Oliver VanDervoort
Best Buy has built itself quite the reputation as being a place where tech junkies can find some truly great deals. That isn't much different than when the stores first opened thei…

Custom Enterprise Tablets Without the Time and Expense? Yes!
By Mae Kowalke
There are two facts most CIOs will agree on: Technology is changing almost faster than it can be integrated in the business environment, and custom hardware solutions are now almos…

verykool's Very Cool Phones Can Easily Withstand Ruggedized Demands
By Ed Silverstein
verykool recently showed off some of its new rugged line of phones and explained to TMC what makes them so resilient.

Lepow Introduces Fashionable Power Banks for Mobile Devices
By Michael Guta
Smartphones and tablets deliver convenience by providing functions which were previously only available on PCs. As the processing power of these devices continues to increase and t…

AT&T Adds 3 New Sonim Devices to its Enhanced Push-to-Talk Portfolio
By Rory Lidstone
AT&T has added to its Enhanced Push-to-Talk portfolio with three new rugged mobile devices from Sonim Technologies, a provider of mobile phones designed specifically for workers in…

Harris Communications Releases FCC-Compliant Cell Phone Boosters
By Wayne Adam
Harris Communications has released its new line of cell phone repeater boosters that are compliant with the Federal Communications Commission's new regulations allowing broader use…

myType Bluetooth Keyboard Brings Portability to the Market
By Oliver VanDervoort
With the explosion of mobile devices has come the widespread adoption of touchscreen keyboards. While most of us have come to know and at least accept typing on a virtual keyboard,…

Target Launches iOS and Android Apps for Cartwheel Savings Program
By Oliver VanDervoort
Target is one retailer that has never shied away from taking advantage of the consumer tech sector in its stores. The chain was one of the first to carry products like the Amazon K…

LeapFrog Announces New LeapPad Ultra Tablet
By Oliver VanDervoort
As technology use continues to grow and the age of people who use that technology continues to be younger and younger, companies are noticing that they need to be able to make gadg…

Connected Nations Launches a New Pilot Mobile Learning Model for K-12
By Michael Guta
Connected Nations has launched a new pilot for a mobile learning model for grades K-12 with the collaboration of AT&T, Edmodo, Kno and Samsung. This learning model combines mobile …

AT&T Offering Half-off Discount on Most Popular Smartphones
By Oliver VanDervoort
Despite already being one of the top smartphone providers in the United States, AT&T is far from resting on its laurels. While it was once the only U.S. company able to carry devic…

Samsung Announces Prices and Launch Dates for Galaxy Tab 3 Line
By Oliver VanDervoort
There is very little doubt that people are absolutely in love with the tablet. If there was any ever doubt that the device was gaining in popularity, then you need only to look at …

Symantec Warns of Malware Holding Android Devices Hostage
By Rory Lidstone
It was suggested recently by security firm F-Secure that the focus of malware may now be shifting to mobile as cyber criminals continue to try and target the largest amount of peop…

Gill Electronics, Qualcomm Partner to Create Wireless Power Technology Products
By Kasey Schefflin-Emrich
Gill Electronics recently signed a deal with semiconductor company Qualcomm to develop, manufacture and sell wireless power technology products that will be used within the automot…

Jive's Latest iPad, iPhone and Android Apps Aim to Marry Productivity with Mobile
By Rory Lidstone
When smartphones and tablets began picking up steam in the enterprise space, many wondered just how effective these stripped-down devices could be in terms of actual productivity. …

Logitech's New iOS 7 Gamepad for iPhone 5 May Offer Just What Gamers Want
By Steve Anderson
Gaming on smartphones isn't likely to go away any time soon. With both casual gamers and core gamers getting in on the fun, it has an appeal broad enough to assure continued activi…

Jabra Adds Siemens OpenScape to its Bluetooth Headset
By Robbie Pleasant
Jabra's Bluetooth headset is taking Siemens' OpenScape Mobile Call Swipe feature for all its worth, providing never before seen seamless transitions between devices in a single con…

BBC Launches New Weather Mobile App for iOS and Android Smartphones
By Daniel Brecht
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has revealed its new weather applications, now available for both iOS (requires iOS 5.0 or later) and Android (requires 2.2 and up) smart…

Prototype Windows Phone Purchased on eBay
By Oliver VanDervoort
Apple and Microsoft finally have something in common besides their love of charging an insane amount of money for smartphones and other mobile devices. It was recently revealed tha…

Bravo Case is the World's First Waterproof Aluminum Case for the iPhone 5
By Rory Lidstone
Those who shelled out for a brand new iPhone 5 now have another option for protecting their investment from water damage with the new Bravo Case from Tigra Sport. The case promises…

Kryptos Crosses Distribution Milestone for its Voice Encryption App
By Anuradha Shukla
Kryptos Communications has announced that users in more than 100 countries are using its secure voice encryption App for iPhone, Android and BlackBerry smart phones as their prefer…

Hitcase Pro: Action Sports, Outdoor Camera Shots Never Looked So Good
By Stefania Viscusi
For most of us here on the East Coast, the warm summer air has arrived and outdoor fun is just getting started. Summertime means taking off for vacations, spending more time outdoo…

Transwitch's HDPlay Selected by Sure-Fire for Mobile Video
By Ben Bosco
Transwitch Corporation of Shelton, Conn., is working with Sure-Fire in order to aid mobile video streaming in devices. Sure-Fire has selected Transwitch's TXC-44151 HDPlay Chip to …

BlueAnt Unveils Connect Bluetooth Headset
By David Delony
BlueAnt Wireless has recently debuted a new Bluetooth headset, the Connect.

The Aphrodite iPhone Introduced in Qatar
By Toni Sutton
Recently, Stylus Network, Telecommunication WLL and NavJack have launched their signature luxury iPhone named the Aphrodite at the Four Seasons in Doha, Qatar. In attendance at the…

STM Sets the Gold Standard for On the Go iPad Needs and Protection
By Tony Rizzo
Some among us, myself especially included, refuse to put a case around our sleek and jewel-like iPhones. Nothing will stand in the way of what Apple has worked so hard to accomplis…

The PC is More Mission Critical Than You Might Think
By Gary Kim
If consumers could only have access to one of their gadgets for a full year, the PC is that device, a survey sponsored by Clear Channel Media and Entertainment has found. That the …

AT&T Now Offering Full iPhone Support on GoPhone Plans
By Oliver VanDervoort
AT&T has been working hard to make sure that their customers are happy as part of a campaign to win the wars between the major U.S. mobile carriers. With most companies now offerin…

Mobile Devices Can be Evaluated in Extreme Temperatures Thanks to New Test Card
By Joe Rizzo
Mobile technology is always moving ahead and striving for improvements. As it progresses, so does its uses. That means that there are more diverse locations where mobile technology…

Samsung Galaxy S4 Developer Edition Coming to AT&T and Verizon
By Oliver VanDervoort
While the Samsung Galaxy S4 is out on the market and scaring the dickens out of Apple, the developer edition of the phone is coming to certain providers. The developer edition of t…

Cloudmark Looks to Combat Broadband Security Threat
By Shawn Hebert
Mobile carriers and Web hosting providers needing to control spam and other messaging threats within their broadband networks may want to take note of Cloudmark's latest developmen…

LifeProof's Fre Case Offers Big Protection for iPad Mini
By Steve Anderson
Perhaps one of the most overlooked, yet most vital, pieces of technology for mobile hardware is the case. Protection against a variety of slings and arrows, with a range of protect…

Rugged CatB15 Android Phone Hits North America
By Shawn Hebert
You are probably familiar with the people at Cat, or Caterpillar Inc. They are the ones with that rugged black and yellow construction equipment that you see everywhere and are the…

Motorola Solutions Releases Three Products Designed for Extreme Weather
By Monica Gleberman
Motorola Solutions, Inc. has introduced three new items into its product line to help consumers handle critical communication situations in extreme conditions, such as cold weather…

US Miltary Approves Apple iOS 6 for Implementation
By Oliver VanDervoort
It has been sort of a long trip for Apple's iOS 6 but the operating system, one of the most popular in the world, has finally gotten approval to officially be used by the U.S. mili…

AVG Launches Two New Apps for Android
By Kayvon Ghoreshi
AVG Technologies, known for its presence in Internet security and privacy space, has announced two new applications, AVG Cleaner and AVG Image Shrinker.

Mobile Spy Now Tracks Users Location with Pictures and Voice
By Jerry Biolchini
Retina-X Studios, the creators of Mobile Spy, the next generation of smartphone spy software, has announced a new version of its Mobile Spy software. Several new features have been…

New MeeGo Based Smartphone Announced
By Jerry Biolchini
There is a new smartphone OS being released. Jolla, a Finnish startup, has revealed a new smartphone that runs a MeeGo based OS that they call Sailfish. The company is reluctant to…

Blackberry Launches BBM Channels to Expand Social Engagement
By Kasey Schefflin-Emrich
In an effort to enhance its social media capabilities, BlackBerry has added a new feature called BBM Channels within its mobile social network.

Hipstamatic Brings Oggl to Nokia Luma 925
By David Delony
Nokia has announced a new smartphone, the Lumia 925, as well as a new Hipstamatic app, Oggl, for Windows Phone 8, according to an article on The Next Web.

A Smart Photo Finish for Nokia's Lumia 925
By Peter B. Counter
It's finally here: Nokia's next entry into the smartphone race. It has been a long time coming for the Finnish phone manufacturer, left behind at the starting gate long ago as Andr…

New BlackBerry Q5 to Hit Select Markets in July
By Rory Lidstone
When BlackBerry unveiled its first BlackBerry 10 device, the BlackBerry Z10, earlier this year, the company also made it clear that another device, the BlackBerry Q10, would be on …

ChekinDJ Jukebox Offers Crowd-Sourced Music Choices
By Hannah Bond
CheckinDJ is a small jukebox that allows users to check in by tapping their phone on it. Created by Mobile Radicals, a group of developers from Lancaster University, the jukebox th…

Creative Technology Marches Forward; Will Rulers Go Away?
By Peter B. Counter
Adobe has been a massive force in the industry of digital creativity. The graphic design industry standard, Adobe products like Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator are responsible …

Test Drive - The Idolian Mini Studio 8 Android Tablet
By Peter Bernstein
So you happen to be in the market for a killer eight-inch Android tablet - but you only have $198 and need free shipping. Well...with the Idolian Mini 8 your search may be over.

Accidental Amazon Listing Reveals First Small-Screen Windows 8 Tablet
By Rory Lidstone
There have been rumors floating around the Web for a while now that there would soon be smaller-screen Windows RT/Windows 8 devices hitting stores. Those rumors were recently confi…

Soundrop's Newest Feature Adds 'Best-of' Genre Playlists
By Shawn Hebert
Social music platform Soundrop is letting its users discover the best of any particular music genre - whether it be Death Metal or movie soundtracks - with the launch of its "best-…

BBC Releases Android Version of iPlayer App
By Christopher Mohr
The BBC announced on Wednesday that it had released the Android version of its iPlayer app, which plays streaming radio, has a program guide, alarm and a list of shows that can be …

BlackBerry Highlighted as the Perfect Gadget When On the Go
By Jamie Epstein
While some iPhone lovers out there may not agree with the above headline, Blackberry's extensive portfolio was recently highlighted as being ideal in scenarios in which the individ…

Digi International Rebrands the iDigi Device Cloud
By Oliver VanDervoort
Digi International has revealed that it has decided to rebrand its iDigi Device Cloud as the Device Cloud by Etherios. Ehterios is a division of Digi International and is also a Sa…

Verizon Activates Four Million iPhones Last Quarter, Worries Haunt Apple
By Michael Mayday
So far, 2013 hasn't been kind to Apple. First the company found a major competitor in Samsung's Galaxy S smartphone line, then its stocks took a massive hit on Wednesday - falling …

DTS Adding Sound System to Coolpad Smartphones for Chinese Market
By Frank Griffin
DTS, Inc. is known around the world for the state-of-the-art audio technology it produces. The firm's technology is used in movies, music, gaming and many other forms of digital en…

HTC One Now Available In-Store at AT&T and Sprint
By Joe Rizzo
HTC's flagship phone, the HTC One finally made it official debut in the U.S.

Google: 1.5M Android Devices Activated Every Day
By Oliver VanDervoort
Google CEO Eric Schmidt touted Android's success earlier in the week when speaking at AllThingsD's "Dive Into Mobile" conference. At this particular discussion, the Internet guru s…

New iPad App for Gardening Enthusiasts
By Brittany Walters-Bearden
For anyone who loves to play Farmville, there's a new app that may just have them leave their beloved Facebook app by the wayside. Let's Grow, from Competent Developments Ltd., is …

Apple to Move into Flexible Displays?
By Nicole Spector
The job posting has been removed - but interest has still been stimulated. Earlier on Friday, Apple had a job listing up for a "Sr. Optical Engineer." The listing called for a …

NOOK Debuts NOOK Press, Self-Publishing Platform for Authors
By Nicole Spector
What would Charles Dickens say? NOOK Media LLC, a subsidiary of Barnes & Noble Inc., has launched NOOK Press, a self-publishing platform that enables authors to work on and eve…

FMP-X1 4K Media Player from Sony Set for Summer Release
By Joe Rizzo
The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) 2013 Event is going on this week in Las Vegas. At NAB 2013, Sony announced several of its new products. One product that it showed ea…

Splish Splash iPhone's Taking a Bath: LifeProof Guarantees Water Damage Protection
By Nicole Spector
Consider all the times you opted not to take that shower because you didn't want to put your iPhone or iPad down, so caught up were you in that heated Words with Friends game! Didn…

Thirty Percent Off An iPad 3? Try Best Buy.
By Steve Anderson
The words "price cut" and "iPad" don't often show up in the same sentence, so when the pricey dominant tablet manages to go on sale anywhere it's always something of a noteworthy e…

Samsung Galaxy Camera Review
By Rachel Ramsey
I've always been a big fan of photography, even from the days of the disposable camera. I love to capture moments and memories and share them with others. I am continually amazed a…

Digital Security Company Route1 Releases MobiKEY for the iPad
By Ashok Bindra
Toronto, Canada-based digital security and identity management company Route1 Inc. has announced the immediate availability of the MobiKEY technology for the Apple's iPad. It is a …

SessionM Partners with Ludia to Increase Game Player Retention
By Christopher Mohr
SessionM announced on Tuesday that it teamed up with Ludia to improve player retention for the Family feud game app. A rewards program known as mPOINTS has been added to the game i…

Motorola Mobility HMC3260 Meets Chinese Market Demand with Added Wi-Fi for Flexibility in the Home
By Colleen Lynch
Motorola Mobility has now added Wi-Fi to its HMC3260 "Cloud Broadband" device, which is a major step for the company's Home business in the country of China.

ATSC Enhances Emergency Alerts with Mobile Updates to its Digital TV Service
By Colleen Lynch
The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) has enhanced the standard for mobile digital TV with its approval and publication of specifications for a new Mobile Emergency Aler…

Apple Buys Indoor GPS Mapping Company WiFiSLAM
By Tracey E. Schelmetic
Apple has reportedly made an interesting new acquisition, according to the Wall Street Journal. The company is paying $20 million for indoor-GPS company WifiSLAM, which should put …

New Red Bend Software to Help with Future Android OS Updates
By Kayvon Ghoreshi
Red Bend Software, a mobile software company, announced a new innovation in firmware over-the-air (FOTA) updating. With the latest version of its vRapid Mobile FOTA software, Andro…

Google Launches Free Note-taking App 'Google Keep' Following Reader Closure
By Colleen Lynch
Google recently announced that it would be closing its free online news-reading app Google Reader. Now, the company is releasing another free app known as "Google Keep." The note…

Citrix Provides Rich Content Editing with ShareFile Apps for Mobile Devices
By Michael Guta
Citrix is a cloud computing company that gives users the ability to work and collaborate on mobile platforms by accessing apps and data with reliability and security. The Citrix Sh…

New Inherently Safe Push-to-Talk Device from Sprint
By Joe Rizzo
Sprint Nextel Corporation is a U.S. based company that operates multiple wireline and wireless networks. In 2005, Sprint Corporation merged with Nextel Communications to become Spr…

CBS Finally Comes to the iPhone and iPad
By Nicole Spector
Television networks have been wisely paying attention to the dependency users have on their mobile devices, particularly their iPads, when it comes to watching TV. On Thursday CBS …

New PSDxxHP Series TVS Components Provide Mobile Device Circuit Protection
By Michael Guta
Modern technology provides us with many conveniences, but they are very fragile when it comes to electrical surges. If the right protection is not used when it is being powered a f…

Hammacher Schlemmer Intros New Bluetooth Headphones
By Brittany Walters-Bearden
Bluetooth-enabled device users will have a new way to bring music to their ears with the new release of Bluetooth headphones from Hammacher Schlemmer. These new headphones will be …

BlackBerry Sees 14-Percent Share Increase from Acquisition Speculation, Z10 AT&T Launch
By Rory Lidstone
BlackBerry, formerly Research In Motion, has been having a rough time for the past few years ever since the release of the iPhone shifted the emerging smartphone away from the ente…

Word of the Day: BlackBerry
By Nicole Spector
What's the word of the day? And what does it mean? And, um, how exactly do you pronounce it? Providing that information, along with the same for every other word in the knowledge-n…

Reverb Networks Awarded SON Patent
By Shankar Pandiath
Reverb Networks, a developer of intelligent Self-Optimizing Network (SON) solutions, recently received a patent award from the USPTO for its antenna-based optimization, involving c…

Google Reveals New Gmail App and UI for Mobile Users
By Daniel Brecht
The free Web-based e-mail service provided by Google, Gmail, is one of today's most widely used mail sites--with several million active users worldwide-to retrieve secure webmail a…

ABI Research Reports Mediatek has produced the World's Smallest Transceiver
By Michael Guta
Smartphones and tablets are increasingly getting smaller across all dimensions and the new transceiver from Meditek will eventually be applied in the new generation of these device…

Red Bend Unveiling TRUE Device Security Platform
By Oliver VanDervoort
Red Bend software is a major player in the Mobile Software Management (MSM) sector. The company announced that IBM Pulse 2013 will be actively showcasing how enterprise level compa…

Gefen Offers Free GAVA App for iOS and Android Mobile Devices
By Colleen Lynch
Gefen, provider of digital connectivity solutions, has made their GAVA app available for free on Android and Apple smartphones and tablets. GAVA (Gefen A/V Automation) is the compa…

Sennheiser Partners with Jumbo Electronics in the UAE
By Oliver VanDervoort
Sennheiser has long been a company that takes it crafting of headphones seriously. In its fourth quarter of 2012, Sennheiser was the top company in the UAE when it came to headphon…

Disqus Goes Mobile for Window Phones
By Ashley Caputo
One comment on Twitter or Facebook has the potential to reach millions of users, taking the basic elements of conversations and multiplying it by a thousand. However, these comment…

Red 5 Studios Powers Mobile Gaming Bus with AMD SeaMicro Server
By David Delony
The only thing more fun than playing games is playing them with other people, either around the world or in the same room. Red 5 Micro, the developer of "Firefall," has created…

Walmart Shoppers Are Safe from Mobility Threats
By Ashley Caputo
With mobility becoming increasingly useful in almost every industry for both personal and work- related reasons, the amounts of sensitive information being stolen has reached heigh…

DTS Collaborates with Spice Mobiles on HD Quality, Audio-Enabled Smartphones in India
By Shankar Pandiath
A leading provider of high-definition audio technologies, DTS, Inc. recently entered into an agreement with Spice Mobiles to incorporate advanced DTS Sound into the new Spice Smart…

Nokia Reveals #2InstaWithLove for Windows Smartphones
By Daniel Brecht
Those into mobile photography who like to snap photos and share them with friends, family members or significant others who are Facebook or Twitter users could be interested in Ins…

Canon New 35 mm Full-Frame CMOS Sensor Captures Video in the Dark
By Shankar Pandiath
Canon Inc., a multinational corporation that manufactures imaging and optical products, has successfully manufactured and tested its new high-sensitivity 35mm full-frame CMOS senso…

Yahoo Stops Offering Seven Products Including Mobile App for BlackBerry Smartphones
By Ed Silverstein
Yahoo's mobile app for BlackBerry smartphones is among the seven products the social media company will soon stop offering.

Safari Says No to Old Flash Player Following String of Attacks
By Steve Anderson
Safari users might be having a little bit of trouble getting the older versions of Flash Player to work on their devices, and the reason behind that is actually both simple and fai…

Net Nanny Comes to iOS
By David Gitonga
With a lot of children having far better computer skills than their parents, it can be a little worrying for a mom or dad who understands some of the dangers that exist on the Web,…

Better Mobile Device Images and Video Quality Thanks to MIPI Alliance
By Jacqueline Lee
The University of New Hampshire's Interoperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL) and Agilent Technologies joined forces to host the MIPI Test Corner at Mobile World Congress.

Boy Buys $2,500 Worth of In- Game Purchases in 10 Minutes on an iPad
By Oliver VanDervoort
There is no doubt that in- game purchases are big business for mobile game makers these days. One London boy demonstrated just how big the business can be in a short period of time…

Bharti Expands Services for Prepaid Customers with Ericsson's Network Solution
By Miguel Leiva-Gomez
In an attempt to reach out to more of its prepaid customer base, Bharti Airtel, a mobile service provider operating in 20 countries in Asia and Africa, just announced its deploymen…

Cypress TrueTouch Solution with SLIM Chosen for Vanzo X1 Smartphone
By Rory Lidstone
Cypress Semiconductor Corporation recently announced that its TrueTouch touchscreen solution was selected for use by Vanzo Communication, a China-based global provider of mobile ha…

MakerBot and Nokia Team Up on 3D Printed Smartphone Covers
By Oliver VanDervoort
MakerBot and Nokia have forged a partnership that will bring people a new way to make 3D printing fun and enjoyable. The companies have forged a partnership in order to help 3D pri…

Waterproof Phones - Hurry Up Already!
By Doug Mohney
I've been tantalized for more than a year about the prospect of owning a cell phone that is, if not fully submersible, at least waterproof enough to stand an accidental drop into t…

CEVA Audio DSP gets DSP Group License for Voice Enhancement HDClear Solution
By Shankar Pandiath
CEVA Incorporation, a provider of licensing DSP cores and silicon intellectual property (SIP) solutions recently unveiled the deployment and licensing of CEVA-Teaklite-III DSP by D…

OnShift Offers Mobile Management Solution
By Monica Gleberman
OnShift offers online scheduling and employee communication solutions designed to help individuals and facilities with long-term care stay on top of staffing and labor. Now, the co…

Adobe Photoshop Creates Editing Application for iPhone, Android Users
By Monica Gleberman
Adobe Photoshop is a graphics-editing program that has been widely used by businesses, graphic designers, journalists, photographers and artists. It has revolutionized the way user…

RF Micro Devices Releases Line of ET Solutions at Mobile World Congress
By Christopher Mohr
RF Micro Devices Inc. announced on Monday the arrival of a line of various radio frequency products with envelope tracking (ET), which controls voltage to a power amplifier (PA) to…

Spirent Offers New Mobile Experience Lab Testing Solution, Live2Lab
By Miguel Leiva-Gomez
Spirent Communications, a provider of wireless network testing solutions, just released its test solutions under the banner of Live2Lab, a portfolio that contains all the toys that…

Amazon, Users Report Problem with iOS Kindle App 3.6.1 Update
By Daniel Brecht
Warning: Amazon.com has made a public announcement on Tuesday that warns against the installation of the iOS Kindle app 3.6.1 update. TUAW (The Unofficial Apple Weblog) and Amaz…

Openwave Mobility Unveils Integra4 VAS Platform at Mobile World Congress
By Shawn Hebert
Openwave Mobility has announced the general availability of its newly designed mobile broadband value-added services (VAS) platform Integra4. The new platform will offer a throughp…

Truphone Releases New Version of its Android and iOS App
By Kasey Schefflin-Emrich
International mobile communications company Truphone has recently released a new version of its app, providing many new features for Android and iOS device users.

Turkcell Announces Development of First Local Smartphone 'Gebze'
By Colleen Lynch
Turkish communications and technology company Turkcell is creating the first local smartphone, codenamed "Gebze" after the city where Turkcell Technology is based. The phone will b…

Project Ophelia: Dell Brings Cloud Computing to the Palm of Your Hand
By Ashok Bindra
Early this year at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Dell Cloud Client Computing disclosed Project Ophelia, a service that delivers cloud computing from anycapable displa…

Nokia Siemens Networks and IBM Launch MWC13
By Shankar Pandiath
Nokia Siemens and IBM are collaborating to offer MWC13, the first mobile edge computing platform in the world, which can directly run applications within the mobile base station. M…

Imagination Technologies Calls for Greater Power Reduction Efforts in Mobile Industry
By David Delony
More people are getting their news, updating their social media statuses and watching movies and TV on mobile devices, but doing all of these things saps battery power. Imagination…

KoolSpan Releases TrustChip fo iPhone, Provides Easy-to-Use Voice Encryption
By Christopher Mohr
Koolspan announced on Monday that it had released TrustChip for iPhone, the first hardware-based solution for voice encryption on the iPhone. TrustChips do not require any speci…

Apple's iOS 6.1 is Vulnerable to Attack
By Ashok Bindra
As Apple continues to add new features to v6.1 of its operating system, iOS, researchers are finding vulnerabilities to the Apple OS. Reports suggest attackers have found ways to b…

Dependency on Mobile Apps High Worldwide
By Colleen Lynch
API company Apigee has released its findings for the 2013 Mobile App Behavior survey, which includes statistics from over 760 smartphone users in France, Germany, Spain, the U.K. a…

Cellrox Collaborates with Fixmo on BYOD Solution for iOS Devices
By Kasey Schefflin-Emrich
Multi-persona mobile solution provider, Cellrox, has teamed up with mobile risk management company, Fixmo, to provide companies embracing the 'bring your own device' movement the a…

ZTE Introduces the Grand Memo, another Phablet Competing with the Galaxy
By Frank Griffin
Phablet manufacturers seem to be going after one brand when it comes to emulating what most consider the perfect compromise between a smartphone and a tablet, the Samsung Galaxy No…

Dual Persona Phones from Samsung will Enter Trials with Red Bend in Q2 2013
By Frank Griffin
Companies are extremely eager to start implementing Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies without having to worry about the security issues, because it is the biggest determining f…

Keynote to Offer Support for Popular Smartphones, Tablets and Mobile OSs
By Brian Anderson
Keynote, a global leader in Internet and mobile cloud testing that currently collects over 700 million mobile and Web performance measurements daily, announced on Monday that its D…

GD Protected and Samsung KNOX Partner to Create Unprecedented Security for Consumer Mobile Devices
By Frank Griffin
Not too long ago mobile device security applications were reserved for large enterprises and governmental organizations, but the large penetration rate of these devices means secur…

Motorola's DreamGallery Now Compatible with Older Set-Tops
By Brittany Walters-Bearden
Motorola's DreamGallery is a video navigation software that has been allowing users to create personalized television experiences since the spring of last year. While its benefits …

Asus Rolls out PadFone Infinity and Fonepad.
By Oliver VanDervoort
Tablets and smartphones have both been dominating the headlines as MWC 2013 rolls along. With that being the case, it seems only natural to have a device that is actually a combina…

The Official Release Event for the Samsung Galaxy SIV Scheduled for New York on March 14
By David Gitonga
The GSMA Mobile World Congress is a grand combination of the world's greatest exhibition for innovations in the mobile industry. Players in the industry make use of this day to bri…

Nokia Unveils Four New Phones Targeting Low-Price Market
By Steve Anderson
More and more, businesses are beginning to catch on that people are generally watching their wallets very, very closely these days. To that end, they're spending less on electronic…

HP Slate 7 Gets Company Back in Consumer Tablet Game
By Steve Anderson
HP on Sunday officially introduced the public to the Slate 7, its new consumer tablet, which looks to get HP back in the consumer electronics market in a big way. It's clear th…

Tablets Make a Splash at MWC 2013
By Ashley Caputo
Fanatics of mobile technology have been waiting patiently for the industry to reveal its latest innovations at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) event happening in Barcelona, Spain. …

Mobile Traffic Expected to Grow an Impressive Amount by 2017
By Oliver VanDervoort
Internet use on mobile devices is only expected to grow over the next couple of years. iGR is just one industry analyst that is expecting a continued growth in global mobile data t…

HTC America Settles Case with Federal Trade Commission
By Joe Rizzo
HTC America failed to employ reasonable and appropriate security practices in the design and customization of the software on its mobile devices. These are the charges that The Fed…

Dashwire Relaunches to Help Mobile Operators Simplify the Smartphone Experience, Dashwire is Re-launched
By Joe Rizzo
Dashwire has been re-launched in an effort to offer mobile operators software solutions designed to simplify the smartphone user experience.

CloudBerry/Ubiquisys Join Forces to Improve Small Cell Solutions
By Jody Ray Bennett
CloudBerry and Ubiquisys are reportedly working together on a new managed service offering that enables any mobile operator to deploy small cell networks. Small cell technology is …

Evolving Systems' SIM Reservation Portal Allows Greater Personalization for Prepaid Service
By Christopher Mohr
Evolving Systems has released the SIM Reservation Portal, an interface into the company's Dynamic SIM Allocation (DSA) solution. The portal will provide access to a system that pro…

Lockheed Martin, Fixmo Develop Effective Authentication Alternative to Passwords
By Christopher Mohr
Lockheed Martin announced on Wednesday that it had developed an authentication solution with Fixmo, Inc. to be used in consumer mobile devices.

Netverify Mobile, Jumio's Weapon Against Smartphone Fraud
By Frank Griffin
Technology makes almost everything better and that statement also qualifies for criminals who praise the digital age for all the opportunities it has thrown their way. Anyone using…

Dual-Screen Android Phone with E-Ink Display to Feature Apps from Bookmate
By Jacqueline Lee
Most smartphones released lately have featured few innovations a lot of incremental improvements to their specifications. Not so with the YotaPhone, which Russian manufacturer Yota…

GL Communications Undergoes Mobile Data Testing
By Jody Ray Bennett
In a statement on GL.com, GL Communications announced it is releasing voice and data testing with enhanced mobile applications. This release will incorporate its current testing so…

Mokriya App Makes Craigslist Intuitive for Smartphones
By Jacqueline Lee
For all of its usefulness, the Craigslist website has never been pretty. It's a bare bones online classifieds section that has never seen any reason to dress itself up.

EveryThink Launches a New Personal Management Application for the iPhone
By Jody Ray Bennett
EveryThink, a relatively new company founded in 2011, is launching a new iPhone application promising a powerful suite of personal information management tools. The Israeli based c…

Getting a 'Handle' on Mobile Phone Usage
By Brittany Walters-Bearden
How many mobile phones are in the marketplace today? There are so many different models from a variety of manufacturers on so many carriers that it can make your head spin. Each mo…

Report: McAfee's Mobile Security Consumer Trends Highlight Serious Threats for Mobile Devices
By Michael Guta
Security is the one common issue that has most mobile users worried, and even though most understand the risks, mobile use is still rising at very fast rate, penetrating without fa…

HTC One 'New Perspective' Borrows a Page from Apple, Microsoft
By Doug Mohney
HTC's launch of the new HTC One smartphone is being billed as a "new perspective" on smartphones, with a big emphasis on software and hardware design. But there's a big echo of App…

New Ubuntu Tablet Interface Designed for Smooth Interaction and Multi-Tasking Across Devices
By Colleen Lynch
Canonical, in conjunction with Ubuntu, today revealed Ubuntu's tablet interface, which both companies tout as being the next step toward creating a singular, unified family of devi…

Aggressive Expansion into Silicon Valley Made by Samsung
By Joe Rizzo
For several years now, Samsung Electronics has had a small presence in Silicon Valley. Its U.S. semiconductor division is headquartered there, as well as a small research and devel…

Sky News and Dejero Team Up for Live Broadcast via iPhone
By Oliver VanDervoort
Surely looking to leave the embarrassing details of its hacking scandal behind, Sky News was able to make news in a very different way last month. Using the LIVE+ mobile applic…

Lightning Strikes Twice: Scosche Wall and Car Chargers Work with Apple Adapter
By Cheryl Kaften
Last September, when Apple released its slim, eight-pin charging adapter for the iPhone 5 and replacing the 30-pin connector launched along with the iPod in 2003, lots of accessory…

Elliptic Chosen for Miracast Wi-Fi Applications
By Jody Ray Bennett
Elliptic Technologies announced that ST-Ericsson selected its tVault HDCP solution to support the Wi-Fi Miracast wireless technology on the NovaThor L8540 platform for smartphones …

KnowledgeView Develops Upgrade for QNA News Apps
By Christopher Mohr
According to a Friday press release, KnowledgeView recently developed a major upgrade to iOS and Android apps for delivering news reports from Qatar News Agency (QNA). A push techn…

KUPA Ultranote X15 Windows 8 Tablet Brought to the U.S. by Dynamism
By Joe Rizzo
Dynamism is a company that provides exclusive, next generation products. Shoppers visit the Dynamism website to find notebooks and gadgets that they have never seen before. Many ne…

YouTube Video Demos iPhone 5 Hack that Lets Users Make Calls, Access Photos
By David Delony
A YouTube video showing viewers how to hack into an iPhone 5 running iOS 6.1 recently went up. The video, uploaded by the user "Videosdebarraquito," was first posted in January,…

Microsoft's Fight to Capture Smartphone Market Share
By Jacqueline Lee
There's good news and bad news for the Windows Phone. First, the good news: Gartner's report for Q4 2012 showed Windows Phone sales increased by 124 percent.

VXi Corporation Introduces BlueParrott Xpressway II Bluetooth Headset
By Rory Lidstone
VXi Corporation, a provider of best-in-class telecommunication and speech recognition solutions for contact centers, recently added a new product to its BlueParrott Bluetooth produ…

Huawei Becomes Third Major Smartphone Maker
By David Delony
Chinese electronics manufacturer Huawei is now the third top smartphone maker in the word behind Samsung and Apple.

Wave Systems Security Solution for Windows 8 Tablets Eliminates Need for Passwords on Enterprise Systems
By Christopher Mohr
The growing popularity of mobile devices has given many IT managers concerns about security as they develop internal policies to accommodate 'bring your own device' (BYOD) users wh…

InfoSonics Releases Next-Generation verykool s758 Smartphone/Tablet Crossover
By Colleen Lynch
InfoSonics Corporation is launching a new and updated version of its "verykool s757," a cross between a smartphone and tablet that the company believes will prove even more popular…

Turkcell Launches the Turkcell Tablet in Turkey
By Shankar Pandiath
Turkcell, a communications and technology company based in Turkey, recently launched the Turkcell tablet. The tablet boosts a sleek appearance featuring a lot of music, TV and maga…

Snapchat Launches Android Beta
By Robbie Pleasant
Snapchat's beta for Android is out, so get ready to snatch it up if you can. The app lets uses send pictures of themselves to friends, with text and doodles added if they so desire…

Arbiton Mobile Study Reveals Differences between Apple and Android Users
By Brittany Walters-Bearden
Tech lovers always maintain that there are differences between Apple users and Android users. A new study from Arbitron Mobile, a provider of on-device software meters, has confirm…

BlackBerry 10 Gets Popular Nimbuzz App for the 'Connected Generation'
By Joe Rizzo
ABI Research is a market intelligence company, which specializes in global technology markets. They forecast and analyze trends of the companies and markets that are key players. A…

Sennheiser Launches New Momentum Black Headphones
By Jody Ray Bennett
Audio hardware company Sennheiser has redesigned its Momentum headphones with its new model, the Momentum Black, AME Info reports. The Momentum headphones, part of the Style Se…

Finally Good News for Microsoft's Surface: 200M Information Workers Want it Instead of the iPad
By Michael Guta
The iPad has been experiencing some lower-than-usual market shares, but at slightly lower than 50 percent it is still more than any other company manufacturing tablets. Microsoft i…

Microsoft's Surface Pro Sells Out Quickly, Company Cagey on Number of Units Released
By Tracey E. Schelmetic
Microsoft may be on to something with its new Surface Pro, the latest version of the company's heavily advertised tablet that snaps in and out of a kickstand and keyboard. The Surf…

Perfecto Mobile Gives iOS App Developers MobileCloud, an iOS App Development Solution
By David Gitonga
For a while now, Apple devices have had a reputation of being choosy, either in the applications they allow to be installed or in their limited capabilities of testing apps that ar…

7-Inch Wikipad Announced For Spring Release
By Jody Ray Bennett
A hybrid of a tablet and a game controller, the 7 inch Wikipad will be available for purchase in the spring, Digital Trends reports. With dual joysticks, a directional pad, buttons…

Ride Safe with Sena's Motorcycle Helmet Bluetooth Headset, Intercom and FM Music
By Joe Rizzo
Sena Technologies, Inc. is an innovator in Bluetooth devices for motorcycles and outdoor activities. They have a large selection of Bluetooth headsets and intercoms that can be use…

Comcast Offers App to Protect Users from Online Threats
By Jody Ray Bennett
The Internet service provider Comcast Cable launched a mobile application to protect its customers from online dangers on February 7, Yahoo! Finance reports. The app, called Co…

Volubill Intros Refined Roaming Mobile Packages
By Brian Anderson
Volubill, a provider of charging and policy solutions for various telecommunications providers, unveiled on Wednesday that its Volubill Business System (VBS) will allow operators t…

Dropbox Releases API for iOS and Android-Based Devices
By Christopher Mohr
Dropbox unveiled on Wednesday that it had introduced the Sync API that will allow developers to add synchronization to iOS and Android apps. The code library shields developers fro…

Control Your Mobile Devices with a Virtual Touch
By Ashley Caputo
As the tablet revolution, well, revolutionizes, the touching and swiping of its interface is beginning to lose its initial "wow" reaction from consumers. In an age when children as…

Abacast 'Hammer' Technology Enables Song Skipping in Live Radio
By Rory Lidstone
A provider of digital radio streaming and monetization software and services, Abacast today introduced a revolutionary, long sought-after feature - song skipping with live radio st…

Ubuntu-Powered Smartphones to Enter Market by October 2013
By Daniel Brecht
On Tuesday, February 5, at a meeting in New York, Mark Shuttleworth, founder and CEO at Canonical Ltd, a U.K.-based and privately-held computer software company, revealed Ubuntu's …

Mobile Business Practices Changing the Print Industry
By Jody Ray Bennett
A recent study conducted by the International Data Corporation (IDC) suggests the ability to print from mobile devices will be of considerable importance to business professionals …

Toshiba Launches USB Ready Li-Ion Battery Charger Integrated Circuit
By Joe Rizzo
On February 6, 2013, Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC) launched the TC7710WBG. What is that you ask? It is an integrated circuit (IC) that is USB ready and designe…

OTTER LLC helps Make Texting Safe
By Ashley Caputo
Over the past few years texting while driving has become a main focal point in driver's education, as it has been an increasing factor in car accident statistics, especially for th…

Is Apple Planning to Take Down Pandora and Spotify?
By Jacqueline Lee
"With sales of music downloads slowing, Apple and record companies are seeking new ways for customers to discover and buy digital music." So said a Bloomberg report last October, w…

LTE Clip from FreedomPop Coming Soon for iPad, Android Tablets
By Joe Rizzo
FreedomPop has plans for a new product designed to work with iPads and Android tablets, named the LTE Clip. The firm is a freemium Internet service provider based in the U.S., …

Europe Gets New, Lower-Cost Slice of Raspberry Pi
By Steve Anderson
The Raspberry Pi computer, powered by Linux, has garnered its fair share of notice in recent days for its unusual style and low cost; however, the newest version, the Raspberry Pi …

Quick Start Technology Lets You Interact with Apps While They Download
By David Gitonga
If you're a frequent downloader of apps, you have likely wondered if there's a way to run them immediately they start downloading - sort of like streaming them in a similar way you…

Flowfinity Announces 7.0 Will Be Blackberry Ready
By Oliver VanDervoort
Blackberry (the company formerly known as Research in Motion) is trying to forge itself a bit of a comeback in 2013 and the firm just got some good news from a company known as Flo…

Apple Purchases 18 User Interface Patents from Maya-Systems
By Oliver VanDervoort
We don't often think of the bigwigs in the personal computer industry needing to turn to outside companies in order to come up with software and technology for their devices. The f…

Codename One Announce Version 1.0 Launch
By Brian Anderson
Codename One, an Israeli-based technology startup specializing in software development, announced the launch of version 1.0 in its cross-platform software development kit on Thursd…

Onswipe Says Over 22 Percent Have Already Downloaded iOS 6.1
By Oliver VanDervoort
Apple put together iOS 6.1 and released it earlier this week. It certainly appears that there are a great number of people who did indeed think an improvement was needed as one rep…

Apple Beats Samsung for Top Spot in Mobile Phone Sales Market
By Oliver VanDervoort
Apple has been getting a smattering of good news, as well as bad news, now that 2013 is truly underway.

GTECH Chooses Locaid to Enable its Secure Online and Mobile Gaming
By Shankar Pandiath
The leading provider of gaming and lottery solutions, GTECH, recently announced that Locaid has been chosen to enable their secure online and mobile gaming applications and lottery…

Brainshark Tears Open New Milestones
By Robbie Pleasant
Brainshark Inc. has hit a new milestone, with consumers viewing enough video to be played back to back for 1,200 years. The company is a leader in online and mobile presentations (…

New Relic Introduces a New App for Monitoring iOS Applications
By Frank Griffin
If you have any kind of online presence for your business, you have to monitor how your site or application is performing in order to adjust your strategy. With the right applicati…

PhatPad for Windows 8 and Windows RT Simplifies Note-Taking and Collaboration
By Jacqueline Lee
Remember that professor who always told you to study by typing up your lecture notes? Well, if you'd taken notes using PhatPad, your tablet would "type" them for you automatically …

New HD Functions for SPB TV
By Ashley Caputo
As social media takes over every electronic platform, the television industry has been trying to keep up in the race. Everybody in the digital industry is trying to figure out how …

ooVoo Provides HD Video Chats for BlackBerry
By Robbie Pleasant
BlackBerry users now have a new way to video chat, with a new solution from ooVoo for the BlackBerry 10 platform. The service is brought to us by ooVoo and Research In Motion (RIM)…

DataWind's Aakash 2 Tablet Costs Less than a Steak Dinner for Two
By Steve Anderson
In a market where buyers are amazed at the thought of a tablet PC that can come in under $100, Montreal's DataWind company has recently unveiled a new tablet that puts quite a bit …

New Motorola MC45 Computer Provides Mobility for Knowledge-Based Field Workers
By Jacqueline Lee
Field workers for companies or governmental organizations can now take a handheld computer with them wherever they go. The Motorola MC45 mobile computer is designed for functions l…

Rumors Concerning BlackBerry 10
By Joe Rizzo
Research in Motion (RIM) is set to launch the latest incarnation of the BlackBerry smartphone. It is rumored that two new models will be announced tomorrow - the BlackBerry Z10 and…

Mobile Devices in the Workplace Mean Happy Employees and Profitable Companies
By Jacqueline Lee
In a survey of nearly 600 senior company executives and IT decision makers in 19 different countries, business MSP Avanade found that companies that allow their employees to bring …

Apple's Next iPad Has More Memory, Launches Soon
By Steve Anderson
While it's not exactly a new iPad, Apple does have plans to step up the current array of iPad offerings to include just a little more power, and at a significantly higher price tha…

iPhone Market Share Expected to Peak in 2013, Phablets on the Rise
By Shawn Hebert
Approximately 196 million smartphones and 451 million handsets were shipped during the final quarter of 2012, bringing the annual totals to 653 million smartphones and 1.6 billion …

iOrion, More Apple Apps for the Legal World
By Ashley Caputo
There is an app for almost any entertainment activity, and now for almost every industry. There are apps to make college applications easier, allowing users to connect with social …

Pulse Supply and EION Wireless to Show Off StarAccess at ITEXPO Miami
By Monica Gleberman
This years, ITEXPO Miami, will bring the latest in technology and communications to consumers from all over the world. The conference, which is held January 29 to February 1, 2013 …

RentaCase.com Unveils First Ever Low-Cost Renting Plan
By Colleen Lynch
An important part of cell phones is the ability to customize and personalize the device to make it more your own. While there are options within each phone for customization, such …

Amazon's Kindle Fire: The Barn-Burner of Android Tablet Sales
By Steve Anderson
Anyone who's gone shopping for an Android tablet in recent memory is likely familiar with the sheer array of the devices out there. But while there are a huge number of devices ava…

Accessorize and Stand Out with Simplicit's New Line of Customizable iPad Stands and Kiosks
By David Gitonga
iPad owners have a lot of options to choose from when it comes to accessorizing their devices. Whether its covers, designer kits or stands, the list is endless. You don't believe m…

Dynamism's Kupa Ultranote X15 Packs Windows 8 and Premium Options
By Steve Anderson
A new Windows 8 tablet has emerged onto the market just today, and it's looking surprisingly potent in its own right, though price-conscious shoppers will likely want to steer clea…

Vuemix for iPad Makes Online Video Content Easier to Handle
By Steve Anderson
Video on the Internet is one of the most destabilizing inventions to come along in the early days of the 21st century. But perhaps one of the biggest problems with online video is …

Japan About to Get New Low-Priced Tablet from NTT DoCoMo
By Steve Anderson
One of the biggest mobile phone providers in Japan, NTT DoCoMo, seems to have been following the idea of a new, inexpensive tablet with great interest, as recent reports suggest th…

Jabra Launches Speak 510 Series with Wired, Wireless Models
By Rory Lidstone
Jabra, a brand of GN Netcom and subsidiary of GN Store Nord A/S (GN), today made a new series of portable speakers available through its channel partners and Amazon.com: the Jabra …

Samsung Galaxy Grand Launched in India Sporting a Five-Inch Screen
By Rory Lidstone
While Samsung wasn't the first manufacturer to release a plus-sized phone - the Dell Streak, which sports a five-inch screen, predates the first Galaxy Note by about a year, for ex…

Apple Products Create Unprecedented Growth in MEMS Microphone Market
By Colleen Lynch
A new report has shown the unprecedented growth in the MEMS microphone industry from 2009 to 2012. Shipments of MEMS microphones have increased from 432.9 million units to 2.06 bil…

Foreign Cell Phones to be Allowed in North Korea
By Brian Anderson
Foreign cell phones will be allowed into North Korea after years of restrictions that prevented tourists from communicating with the outside world. Security regulations will still …

Wavelink Releases Avalanche 5.4 with Better Support for iOS, Android
By Rory Lidstone
LANDesk Software business unit, Wavelink made available its newest mobile device and wireless infrastructure management software. Called Wavelink Avalanche 5.4, this software addre…

Sony Announces Lighter Tablet
By Oliver VanDervoort
There is very little doubt of just how popular the tablet is these days. People are coming up with new uses for the device seemingly every day and more and more companies are findi…

Sharp Brings iPad Screen Production to Near Halt
By Steve Anderson
Normally, the flow of shortages in terms of Apple products is from Apple to the market, but it's starting to seem like, these days, the shortages are starting to show up more on th…

Lenovo Introduces Rugged ThinkPad Chromebooks, School-Proofed Against Wear and Tear
By David Gitonga
The life of a student is not all that smooth, and the typical school day will likely subject students' laptops to extreme wear and tear. To solve this problem while offering th…

Demand for Apple Products in China Still High as iPad Mini Cellular Model Launches
By David Gitonga
It's been a profitable run for Apple since it released its iPad Mini and the iPhone 5. Despite Wi-Fi-only and cellular versions of the iPad mini supply being constantly strained, a…

OtterBox and AT&T to Release Armor Series Case for the iPhone in February
By Rory Lidstone
Earlier this month at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show, OtterBox and AT&T unveiled what they claim to be the toughest smartphone case ever built. A bold claim, to b…

First Kodak Camera S1 Set for Release During the Third Quarter of 2013
By Carlos Olivera
JK Imaging has officially unveiled its first line of cameras branding the popular Kodak name. The Chinese company announced that its first product, the Kodak S1, is scheduled to hi…

Research by Marchex Indicates Potential Windfall for Travel Industry via Smartphones
By Christopher Mohr
The travel industry has a great opportunity for growth, according to research conducted by Marchex, Inc. Results showed that a growing number of customers book their travel with sm…

RCA Unveils New Televisions, Tablet and IP Phones at CES
By Oliver VanDervoort
There were plenty of devices on display at last week's Consumer Electronics Show (CES). There were devices that people have never seen before and devices that had been seen plenty …

Snap Secure Launched in Venezuela through Partnership with Corporacion Copycorp
By Rory Lidstone
Snap MyLife, Inc. will soon be making its Snap Secure cloud service mobile and personal security application available in Venezuela with the help of a partnership with Corporacion …

CTX Virtual Technologies Debuts World's First Android Smartphone with Embedded Virtual Key
By Shankar Pandiath
Operating under two different subsidiaries - Celluon Technology Holdings Ltd., a Canadian corporation engaged in the design and manufacturing of virtual 3D electronic projection; a…

Facebook Unveils Free Voice Calling through Messenger for iPhone Users
By Carlos Olivera
It appears as if social media giant Facebook has been rolling out feature after feature lately. First it decided it would test out charging its users one dollar to make sure their …

Phablet Phenomenon to Double in Strength in 2013
By Steve Anderson
The smoke has just barely cleared from the CES frenzy last week, but with the closing of one of the best gadget shows in the world, several key trends have already begun to emerge …

Connect with Digisocial
By Ashley Caputo
With so many ways to connect us with old and new friends, it's getting difficult for people to choose whether they want to use Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Skype, Facetime, Spotif…

Make Your Own 3D Movie
By Ashley Caputo
Every industry is honing on to our mobile devices to transform them into products related to their businesses, and the most unlikely combinations have begun developing. From health…

Kyocera Torque Cranks Up FCC Approval
By Steve Anderson
The Kyocera Torque is a device with some level of mystery to it, but the device rumored to make an appearance at Sprint stores is looking more like a reality every day, thanks to i…

Innovative Leap Motion Controller Will Soon Be on Sale at Best Buy
By Jacqueline Lee
Leap Motion, the company that developed the Leap Motion Controller, has announced that Best Buy will be selling its flagship product. Pre-orders will start this February, and in-st…

Data Usage in Europe Highest for iPhone 5 Owners
By Jody Ray Bennett
After conducting a study on 125 devices, which included cell phones, smartphones and tablets, mobile data usage analysis company, Arieso, concluded that networks are kept busy most…

TaylorMade & Gravity Jack Bring Out Augmented Reality Golf App
By Steve Anderson
While a lot of people right now-especially those in the Northern Hemisphere-are spending a lot more time looking wistfully at their golf course of choice and counting the days unti…

Rapoo Unveils New Wireless Headphones
By Oliver VanDervoort
Bluetooth technology has come quite a ways since it was introduced not that long ago. It seems like more and more companies are trying to take advantage of the uses that can arise …

Chinese Apple Lovers Have Two New Reasons to Celebrate
By Brittany Walters-Bearden
The Chinese tech market has a great deal to celebrate: it was announced yesterday that Apple will be bringing a new wave of products East, including the Wi-Fi + Cellular versions o…

AutoNavi Achieves Milestone with its Popular Mobile Map
By Mini Swamy
AutoNavi Holdings Limited, which provides comprehensive, integrated navigation and location-based solutions optimized for the Chinese market and users, has joined the elite group o…

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