China is currently the epicenter for manufacturing our favorite devices, so it only makes sense that what might be the cheapest phone in the world would eventually surface in the country.
T-Mobile may soon move to having no contracts.
Nokia has announced a new initiative that looks to cater to smartphone owners who are truly on the cutting-edge by offering a 3D printing option for cases.
Although the dramatic scenes of super storm destruction in New York and New Jersey have largely disappeared from television screens, the recovery from Hurricane Sandy continues. Now, in a move to help the victims of the disaster, Verizon is planning to waive billing for affected customers.
While you'd think that improving smartphone battery life would mean slight tweaks to different components while adding bigger and fancier batteries, smartphones use 60% of their power to drive signal power amplifiers that are only 30% efficient. This ginormous battery suck is about to get fixed.
Quad core chips are a flagship smartphone feature right now, but Intel is planning for the future: within the next decade, the company sees processors in smartphones and tablets with as many as 48 cores all working in parallel, enabling features and applications that would be impossible today.
It was just last week that we showed you what a post-nuclear accident Tokyo commute might look like. Well now Japan's biggest phone company, Docomo, has unveiled a disturbingly practical new device: a smartphone accessory to help you measure radiation.
Comrades! GPS is now officially much, much better, thanks to the Russians: with their GLONASS global positioning system now online, you'll get the sweet sweet coverage you deserve, even deep in the midst of urban jungles.
Despite the iPhone's almost complete take over of Japan, there are still some holdouts still stubbornly holding on to their flip phones. For those diehards, Softbank has come up with a solution that is something of a compromise.
Several Japanese handset makers have tried, but it looks like this time one has finally gotten their would-be iPhone competitor right, and it's called the INFOBAR.