Mobile phones

10.15.12
Jolla's Marc Dillon takes over as CEO, Jussi Hurmola to focus on Sailfish
10.15.12

Jolla's Marc Dillon takes over as CEO, Jussi Hurmola to focus on Sailfish

Following big news from Jolla almost two weeks ago, it's reluctant to go quiet, instead taking to...

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10.13.12
Acoustic barcodes store data in sound, go on just about anything (video)
10.13.12

Acoustic barcodes store data in sound, go on just about anything (video)

Technologies like NFC, RFID and QR codes are quickly becoming a normal part of everyday life, and...

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10.12.12
International Telecommunication Union: worldwide mobile subscriptions hit six billion in 2011
10.12.12

International Telecommunication Union: worldwide mobile subscriptions hit six billion in 2011

Last year, the UN's International Telecommunication Union (ITU) told us there were five billion mo...

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10.01.12
Sharp begins production of 1080p smartphone displays: 443ppi crammed into a 5-inch LCD
10.01.12

Sharp begins production of 1080p smartphone displays: 443ppi crammed into a 5-inch LCD

Layoffs and loans may be dominating our Sharp coverage at the moment, but that just makes this typ...

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08.26.12
Insert Coin: SmartThings wants to connect your dog, mailbox and kitchen cabinets to the internet
08.26.12

Insert Coin: SmartThings wants to connect your dog, mailbox and kitchen cabinets to the internet

In Insert Coin, we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit pro...

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08.25.12
Meet the OwnFone: a customizable mobile phone that epitomizes simplicity
08.25.12

Meet the OwnFone: a customizable mobile phone that epitomizes simplicity

The OwnFone is neither smart nor world-friendly, and yet it's managed to grab our attention just t...

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08.10.12
India's prime minister reportedly working on giving free handsets to low-income families
08.10.12

India's prime minister reportedly working on giving free handsets to low-income families

We've seen companies like Microsoft help out low-income people by dropping prices on its hardware...

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08.07.12
Clearer calls with HD Voice on Sprint expected before the year's out
08.07.12

Clearer calls with HD Voice on Sprint expected before the year's out

We were pretty impressed with our demo of HD Voice on the HTC EVO 4G LTE earlier in the year, but...

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07.10.12
Myanmar plans to open doors to foreign telcos for affordable cellular, internet service
07.10.12

Myanmar plans to open doors to foreign telcos for affordable cellular, internet service

Hefty price tags haven't exactly made cellphones ubiquitous in cash-strapped Myanmar. According to...

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