Mobile

Mobile news, analysis, research, how-to, opinion, and video.

amazon echo look
galaxy s8 hub new

surface studio 2 edited

Surface revenue does a U-boat, and dives

For the quarter, Surface produced $831 million, some $285 million less than the March quarter of 2016, for the largest year-over-year dollar decline ever.

0750 as 14

Legal war with Apple hits Qualcomm's revenue projections

The legal fight between Apple and Qualcomm on licensing modem technology is turning uglier every day.

multidevice keyboard

54% off Logitech Bluetooth Multi-Device Keyboard - Deal Alert

Logitech has created a keyboard for your computer that also works with your tablet and smartphone. This unique keyboard with integrated smartphone/tablet cradle makes it a breeze to switch between typing on three different Bluetooth...

galaxy s8 primary3

Android device updates: Galaxy S8, S8+ update arrives for T-Mobile and Verizon models

Verizon's Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are finally getting Nougat, while the Xperia XZ and X are pushing ahead to Android 7.1.1.

pixel hero

Sorry Pixel owners, Google probably won't update your phones past Android P

Google announces that the Pixel and Pixel XL will only receive guaranteed version updates until October 2018 and security updates until October 2019.

fitbit blaze smartwatches smartwatch ces 2016

Fitbit Blaze best wearable for wellness programs

A study finds that Fitbit's fitness watch is the best choice for corporate wellness programs. But how did Apple Watch and Fitbit's Charge 2 fare?

Waze police trap

Blame terrorists if you get a speeding ticket while driving in France

Drivers in France might be able to blame terrorists for their next speeding ticket, as police there crack down on mobile apps warning of their presence.

sad windows phone

Surface sales sag and Windows Phones fade, as Microsoft's hardware business takes a hit

Microsoft's device businesses took a hit this quarter, as Microsoft admitted during an earnings call that Surface sales were lower than expected and sales of its branded Windows phones would essentially end by June.

apple product family stock 2017

Apple’s confusing method of device authorization and association

Why does it have to be so difficult when all you want to do is watch an iTunes video on one of your devices?

roomba960

14% off iRobot Roomba 960 Robotic Vacuum Cleaner - Deal Alert

Roomba 960 seamlessly navigates room to room to clean an entire level of your home, recharging and resuming until the job is done. Featuring the revolutionary AeroForce Cleaning System, Roomba 960 delivers up to 5x the air power and...

How Adidas is bringing its customer experience approach to employee feedback

The German sportswear giant shifted from massive 80 question annual employee satisfaction surveys to a monthly cycle of "pulses."

keyone

BlackBerry KEYone sales delayed a month to meet demand

Enterprise customers eager to get their hands on the new BlackBerry KEYone, with its old-fashioned hardware keyboard, will have to wait another month until its May 31 release.

Can Project Halium revive Linux on mobile?

A group of developers have come together to bring open source mobile projects under the same roof to create a fully open source mobile framework.

digital advertising

Digital advertising surpassed TV ads in 2016

Television has finally been ousted by smaller and smarter screens. Digital advertising jumped 22 percent in 2016, beating the TV market for the first time.

Acer Computex Booth 2013

Acer's new Holo 360 is a 360-degree camera in a smartphone

The effort to grow in the virtual reality market has Acer chasing weird, but rather interesting, devices.

wifi crowding

2.4GHz is a headache for Wi-Fi users, and it’s here to stay

Wireless LAN users can’t just stay comfortable in the 5GHz realm – the older 2.4GHz frequency bands are a necessary part of many wireless implementations, and they’re rarely a favorite of the people who have to build and operate Wi-Fi...

virtual assistants

Who's smartest — Alexa, Siri, Cortana, or Google Assistant?

You won't be shocked to learn that Apple's Siri virtual assistant has the best sense of humor. But you might be surprised to learn which virtual assistant is the smartest—and which one is no. 2 with a bullet.

security tools intro slide

9 essential tools for the security-conscious mobile worker

From a webcam cover and laptop lock to a USB port blocker and an encrypted flash drive, we've found some security- and privacy-centered gadgets you will want to keep handy.

Load More