Mobile Phone


Apple takes the lead in US customer satisfaction study

Apple takes the lead in US customer satisfaction study

Apple has topped the chart for customer satisfaction and Samsung is second on the lead...

Apr 25 2014, 12:28pm CDT

Xiaomi plans to expand smartphone business to 10 new countries

Xiaomi plans to expand smartphone business to 10 new countries

Their phones are currently the top sellers in China and have rated ahead of Apple...

Apr 24 2014, 4:37am CDT

Galaxy S5 Launch Weekend Sales Stats released by iQmetrix

Samsung Galaxy S5 outsells iPhone 5s over launch weekend

Samsung Galaxy phones seem to be going way ahead of Apple's iPhones....

Apr 24 2014, 3:14am CDT

AT&T is winning customers for its No-contract phones

AT&T is winning customers for its No-contract phones

No-contract phones help AT&T win big in Q1 2014...

Apr 23 2014, 12:58pm CDT

5 Features the Amazon Smartphone might Offer

5 Features the Amazon Smartphone might Offer

NEW YORK (AP) — Rumors of an Amazon smartphone reached a fever pitch this week, with several tech blogs speculating that the de...

Apr 18 2014, 1:31pm CDT

Global smartphone shipments reach 267 million for Q1 2014

Global smartphone shipments reach 267 million for Q1 2014

Samsung takes the lead with Apple securing the second position...

Apr 18 2014, 12:34pm CDT

Phone contracts can be bought from vending machines in France

Phone contracts can be bought from vending machines in France

SIM-vending booths are soon to be made accessible by the French....

Apr 10 2014, 4:17pm CDT

Kill switch will save $2.5 billion per year as suggested by a study

The results from Creighton University professor William Duckworth's study shows large savings for mobile phone users howev...

Apr 1 2014, 11:23am CDT

Xiaomi Founder Lei Jun Aims at U.S. IPO For Clean Master

Xiaomi Founder Lei Jun Aims at U.S. IPO For Clean Master

In the Google Play store, a free junk-file cleaning app called Clean Master is the latest sensation in the Android mobile phone...

Mar 26 2014, 5:54am CDT

HTC One 2014 Gold version to be Best Buy exclusive

HTC One 2014 Gold version to be Best Buy exclusive

The phone will be announced on March 25 in three color schemes with the gold version being available exclusively at Best Buy fo...

Mar 22 2014, 12:07pm CDT

T-Mobile and US Cellular detail Samsung Galaxy S5 pre-orders

T-Mobile and US Cellular detail Samsung Galaxy S5 pre-orders

After AT&T, now we have pre order campaigns from T-Mobile and US Cellular...

Mar 21 2014, 12:37pm CDT

Mobile devices add allure to March Madness at work

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Every year, the NCAA college basketball tournament gives employees a reason to goof off at their desks and r...

Mar 19 2014, 2:16pm CDT

Top 5 Applications for Windows Phones

Top 5 Applications for Windows Phones

Windows phones have one of the best application stores. Learn which of the applications are the best and try them out!...

Mar 16 2014, 11:33pm CDT

Top 5 Mobile Messengers

Top 5 Mobile Messengers

With the current demand for a replacement of the usual short message service for mobile phone users, many mobile messenger appl...

Mar 16 2014, 3:51pm CDT

SoftBank's CEO Wants U.S. Mobile Industry to Follow Japan's Lead. Um, No Thanks.

SoftBank's CEO Wants U.S. Mobile Industry to Follow Japan's Lead. Um, No Thanks.

SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son is visiting the U.S. this week to tell Washington how the U.S. can learn from Japan’s example to imp...

Mar 10 2014, 2:03am CDT

T-Mobile page for Galaxy S5 receives more than 300,000 subscribers

T-Mobile page for Galaxy S5 receives more than 300,000 subscribers

With so many people anxiously waiting to get information on the new phone, it is quite evident that the interest towards the de...

Mar 8 2014, 8:23am CST

Why It's Scary When 0.15% Mobile Gamers Bring In 50% Of The Revenue

Why It's Scary When 0.15% Mobile Gamers Bring In 50% Of The Revenue

There’s a new report out from Swrve which says 0.15% of mobile players account for 50% of mobile games revenue. The general ide...

Mar 1 2014, 3:31pm CST

Who Were The Big Chip Winners At Mobile World Congress?

I spent this week at the 2014 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. As is usual, I was on the lookout for new or disruptiv...

Feb 27 2014, 9:41pm CST

LINE brings out its cheaper call service to compete with Skype and Hangout

LINE brings out its cheaper call service to compete with Skype and Hangout

The new app will offer credit call and pay as you go plans for cheaper calls across borders...

Feb 26 2014, 10:02am CST

Authenticate Card Transactions By Mobile While Traveling

MasterCard has announced the pilot of a new service to link mobile phones to card use for customers who are traveling. At Mobil...

Feb 25 2014, 12:41pm CST

Phone makers look to emerging markets for growth

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Here's the rub for companies: A good part of the key markets they serve already own smartphones and use...

Feb 25 2014, 7:01am CST

T-Mobile Adds more than 1.6 million Customers Last Quarter

T-Mobile Adds more than 1.6 million Customers Last Quarter

T-Mobile USA Un-carrier strategy is working wonders. T-Mobile adds more than 1.6 million new customers in Q4 of 2013. This is t...

Feb 25 2014, 5:48am CST

Big Data Under The Surface At Mobile World Congress

The Mobile World Congress (MWC) is about mobile devices and the hottest new handheld devices – from smartphones to tablets to w...

Feb 24 2014, 4:56pm CST

Many new phones coming, but Samsung hogs limelight

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Sony unveiled a new waterproof phone that can take ultra-high-definition video. Nokia introduced three...

Feb 24 2014, 7:26am CST

Huawei's Ridiculous Obsession With Beauty

Huawei's Ridiculous Obsession With Beauty

Huawei delivered a confident launch event yesterday at the Mobile World Congress. It exhibited the kind of confidence that only...

Feb 24 2014, 4:56am CST

Enterprise Mobile Health Vendor Voalte Lands $36 Million Series 'C'

Enterprise Mobile Health Vendor Voalte Lands $36 Million Series 'C'

On Friday, Sarasota Florida based Voalte announced a $36M Series ‘C’ investment led by Bedford Funding – a private equity...

Feb 23 2014, 11:51pm CST

Mozilla Doubles Down On Mobile With $25 Phone

Mozilla Doubles Down On Mobile With $25 Phone

Two years ago Mozilla, in its non-profit, low-profile way, unveiled plans to move into the mobile market. No, it wasn’t going t...

Feb 23 2014, 7:31pm CST

Evolution in US cellphone plans over past year

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — In the old days, U.S. wireless customers typically paid $100 or $200 for a phone and agreed to a two-ye...

Feb 23 2014, 6:31am CST

Is Samsung Losing at Economies of Scale?

Is Samsung Losing at Economies of Scale?

Samsung is known as a company whose key strategy is to use economies of scale to gain a competitive advantage. The trouble is,...

Feb 22 2014, 12:01am CST

Cell Phone Plans That Are The Best

Cell Phone Plans That Are The Best

The best prepaid cell phone plans are a rare opportunity that no one ought to miss out on. Here they are in the top three ranks...

Feb 21 2014, 4:54am CST

Why Tech Alone Can't Solve All The World's Problems

Why Tech Alone Can't Solve All The World's Problems

The mobile revolution in the emerging world saw a spike of SMS-based applications to “solve” development problems: lack of sani...

Feb 20 2014, 8:36am CST

Here's How Others Can Easily Snoop On Your Cell Phone

Here's How Others Can Easily Snoop On Your Cell Phone

Many customers have reacted angrily in recent months to security breaches from Target and other retailers which have suffered h...

Feb 18 2014, 8:46am CST

Top 5 Most Impressive Smartphone Hacks

Top 5 Most Impressive Smartphone Hacks

Have you ever wondered what your smartphone can do? Find out the things you never even imagined can be possible!...

Feb 17 2014, 6:18am CST

Verizon Phone Plans Prices Reduced

Verizon Phone Plans Prices Reduced

Verizon has reduced the prices of its phone plans. Verizon is trying to cut down the competition. Its rivals include T-Mobile a...

Feb 16 2014, 12:07am CST

Lenovo profit up 30 percent on smartphone growth

BEIJING (AP) — Computer maker Lenovo Group reported Thursday that quarterly profit rose 30 percent to a record high on strong s...

Feb 12 2014, 10:30pm CST

Congress To Vote On Phone Unlocking

Congress To Vote On Phone Unlocking

The House Majority Leader, Eric Canter, has announced that the House will vote on the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wirele...

Feb 12 2014, 3:26pm CST

iCracked's Manic Quest To Become The 'AAA' Of Smartphones

iCracked's Manic Quest To Become The 'AAA' Of Smartphones

“We want to grow 20% month-over-month for the next 36 months,” says AJ Forsythe into a nearly drained iPhone 5S as he paces a s...

Feb 12 2014, 9:29am CST

Top 5 Most Interesting News about Smartphones Last Week!

Top 5 Most Interesting News about Smartphones Last Week!

It’s only February, and there is already plenty of fresh and interesting news about smartphones. Some will shock you, others wi...

Feb 10 2014, 3:47am CST

Sochi Olympics Visitors: Alarmed about Mobile Hacking

Sochi Olympics Visitors: Alarmed about Mobile Hacking

Sochi, Russia hasn’t been getting the best reception when it comes to hotel rooms. Now more damningly, NBC recently t...

Feb 7 2014, 6:43pm CST

California leaders push for smartphone kill switch to combat Mobile phone thefts

California leaders push for smartphone kill switch to combat Mobile phone thefts

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Legislation unveiled Friday in California would require smartphones and other mobile devices to have a "ki...

Feb 7 2014, 6:20pm CST