Samsung sold 120 million mobile phones last quarter — more than 29 percent of the total global market and more than competitors Apple, Nokia, and LG combined — as global phone shipments reached a record 418 million.
Mobi can upload photos on the fly to your smartphone via a short-range WiFi network.
It’s been about two years since Nielsen noted that smartphone sales overtook feature phone sales in the U.S. — now, it seems we’ve hit that milestone on the global level.
“I don’t really understand the logic behind it,” Kingman said. “Unlocking is completely legal in pretty much every other country at the minute, except for the U.S.”
That new Android-based smartphone from the biggest phone manufacturer in the world and the big New York launch, the massive screen, and the 13-megapixel camera? Looks like it’s pre-selling like the prototypical mobile hotcakes.
Wouldn’t you like to carry around a worldphone?
The U.S. isn’t going to take the No. 1 spot back.
You can sum up Forrester’s prognostications on 2013 trends for mobile in three little words.
Apple’s app store is still bigger than Google Play and still earns much more revenue. But while Google’s app store grew revenue 200 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012, Apple’s iOS app store grew only 20 percent.
Global phone shipments hit 1.6 billion units in 2012, according to a new report from Strategy Analytics, with Samsung shipping an massive 396.5 million phones last year.
Cook did offer a ray of hope to those who want a cheaper iPhone. But just a ray.
FreedomPop, which already offers free wireless Internet service, is announcing a partnership with TextPlus today that will enable it to also offer free voice calls and free texts.
iPhone 5, plus market share losses from Android makers, pushes Apple to the No. 2 spot.
Telecommunications giant Ericson has released a massive report on the state of the mobile world. And clearly, unless you live in the almost-fully-penetrated European and North American markets, everything is up and to the right.
Most people won’t care about Quantance‘s tiny qBoost power amplifiers. But these efficient little chips should capture your attention because they could speed up 4G data rates by 2 to 5 times.
Are you addicted to your phone? Fearful of losing your cell signal or having your battery die? You may suffer from nomophobia, the fear of being without your phone. A new study revealed that 66 percent of people in the United Kingom suffer from nomophobia.
Answer an email from your employer after your work day is over and you’re eligible for overtime pay — but only if you’re a Brazilian citizen, that is.
You’re as likely to get cancer from using your cell phone as from drinking coffee. Say what? That’s right, cell phone radiation is not dangerous.
Mary Meeker knows how to pack a lot of facts into a 66-slide PowerPoint deck. Fortunately, the Kleiner Perkins partner is also quite good at decipering what all of those facts mean for our mobile computing future.
Scott Croyle only just took over as the new design head at mobile device company HTC, but the former vice president of design already has big plans.
Malware of all kinds keeps spreading on computing platforms. But mobile malware grew at a particularly fast clip in 2010, according to McAfee.