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Sony Announces Two New Xperia Smartphones Sony Announces Two New Xperia Smartphones

At CES, Sony announced its latest flagship smartphone – the Xperia Z1s. While Xperia fans no doubt appreciated finally getting a new phone from Sony, it’s a little annoying that it was basically the Xperia Z1. Where were the brand …

CES 2014: Sony Announces the Xperia Z1s Smartphone CES 2014: Sony Announces the Xperia Z1s Smartphone

At last year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Sony first announced its Xperia Z smartphone. The device was the company’s first serious stab at the high-end smartphone market. Though the hardware was impressive, the Xperia Z and its successors (the Xperia …

Lenovo Announces Vibe Z, Three Other Smartphones Lenovo Announces Vibe Z, Three Other Smartphones

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) starts next week, but brands are already jumping the gun and announcing upcoming products. Lenovo today announced four new smartphones that will lead its mobile lineup in 2014. The most noteworthy of Lenovo’s new offerings …

Asus Is Teasing Something For CES 2014 Asus Is Teasing Something For CES 2014

Next week, tech companies from all over the world will descend upon Las Vegas for the Consumer Electronics Show. The show is already expected to draw a major presence with TV manufacturers duking it out over who has the best …

Nearly Half of All Online Traffic Was Mobile on Christmas Day 2013 Nearly Half of All Online Traffic Was Mobile on Christmas Day 2013
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Through anecdote and online company reports, it seems to be a truism that the future of the web is mobile. Now, though, some solid numbers have shown just how popular accessing the internet through mobile devices has become. IBM’s Digital …

Nokia Lumia 1020 Gets RAW Photo Support Nokia Lumia 1020 Gets RAW Photo Support
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The 41-megapixel Nokia Lumia 1020 recently received the Lumia Black software update, which allows for shooting pictures in the relatively compression- and processing-free RAW Digital Negative Format (DNG), as well as other small functionality modifications. Aside from the RAW upgrade …

Samsung Beats Apple in New Enterprise Smartphone Assessment Samsung Beats Apple in New Enterprise Smartphone Assessment

With 2014 nearly upon us, it’s the time of year for introspection and reminiscing. For the technology industry, each December is surprising for how different situations are compared to the previous January. This year in particular has marked a turning …

Best Smartphones of 2013: One Obvious, One Underdog
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How many people have you seen with the iPhone 5s this year? How many people have you seen with the Nexus 5 this year? Can anyone even spot an Nexus 5 quickly? Probably not as fast as you would a …

BlackBerry Taps Foxconn to Manufacture Future Devices BlackBerry Taps Foxconn to Manufacture Future Devices

BlackBerry today unleashed a near-unfathomably bad third quarter financial report. The company reported a $4.4 billion loss and a 56% year-over-year decline in revenue. This dismal quarterly was expected after the taste investors got from BlackBerry’s nearly $1 billion second-quarter …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Will Likely Be Plastic Samsung Galaxy S5 Will Likely Be Plastic
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Rumors in recent weeks have excited Samsung smartphone fans with fantastic tales of a metal backing and chassis for Samsung’s next Galaxy S smartphone. Though fans can still hope they should prepare, however, for yet another hard plastic case similar …

AT&T Is Tired Of Footing The Bill For Your New Smartphones AT&T Is Tired Of Footing The Bill For Your New Smartphones

For the longest time, wireless carriers have operated on a business plan that subsidized hardware in exchange for locking customers into a pricey two-year contract. The logic was that the almost pure profit these carriers pulled from subscriptions helped to …

Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 Is The First 64-Bit CPU For Android Devices Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 Is The First 64-Bit CPU For Android Devices

Earlier this year, Apple introduced the first 64-bit CPU for a mobile device with the A7 chip found in the iPhone 5S and iPad Air. At the time, many wondered when Android devices would start to see 64-bit CPUs. Well, …

Google Adds Smartphone Crawl Errors To Webmaster Tools (This Is Important Considering Recent Ranking Changes) Google Adds Smartphone Crawl Errors To Webmaster Tools (This Is Important Considering Recent Ranking Changes)
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Google announced that it has expanded the Crawl Errors feature in Webmaster Tools to help webmasters identify pages on their sites that show smartphone crawl errors. This is going to be of particular importance because Google recently made several ranking …

BlackBerry Rumored to be Deemphasizing its Hardware BlackBerry Rumored to be Deemphasizing its Hardware

Even before BlackBerry released its BlackBerry 10 platform and smartphone early this year investors have been calling on the company to abandon its hardware ambitions. Whatever BlackBerry meant in the early part of the century, it was clear to nearly …

Cyber Monday Deals on Phones, TVs Cyber Monday Deals on Phones, TVs

Now that Black Friday 2013 has come and gone, retailers and shoppers alike are plunging into the next wave of the holiday shopping frenzy: Cyber Monday. Referring to the Monday after Thanksgiving and originally created to lure holiday shoppers to …

Average Smartphone Prices Now Dropping Average Smartphone Prices Now Dropping

Along with tablets, smartphones are expected once again to be a hot holiday shopping item. Though some market watchers believe smartphone sales are beginning to saturate in established markets, the overall smartphone market is still growing at a steady pace. …

Android’s Camera Software Is About To Get A Lot Better Android’s Camera Software Is About To Get A Lot Better

Cameras on mobile devices are pretty good these days for the casual photographer. For the more hardcore among us, however, there’s still a long way to go. While a lot of that is up to hardware, Google is pushing some …

Smartphone Shipments to Hit 1.8 Billion by 2017 Smartphone Shipments to Hit 1.8 Billion by 2017

Earlier this month it was revealed that smartphones now make up over half of mobile phone sales worldwide. That trend is set to continue, with smartphones predicted to make up an ever-increasing portion of mobile phone sales. Market research firm …

Samsung Announces the Galaxy Grand 2 Smartphone Samsung Announces the Galaxy Grand 2 Smartphone

Samsung is now shipping well over one-quarter of the world’s smartphones and it isn’t hard to see how. The Korean manufacturer now has dozens of smartphone models in a variety of costs and sizes. Today Samsung announced yet another smartphone …

Windows Phone Could Find Growth in Enterprise Windows Phone Could Find Growth in Enterprise
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With BlackBerry now struggling to finance itself while in the midst of a major executive and board transition, Other smartphone brands are now eyeing the lucrative enterprise market that BlackBerry once led. Samsung is diving into Android security software with …

Smartphone Displays Could Top Out at Under 6 Inches Smartphone Displays Could Top Out at Under 6 Inches

With smaller, seven-inch tablets dropping in price rapidly and expensive high-end smartphone sizes creeping up past six inches it seems that one market or the other will be enveloped in the other at some point. Today a new DigiTimes report …