Smartphones

Define Irony: Microsoft Places Elop In Charge of Xbox

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Elop reportedly wanted to split the gaming console’s business operations from Microsoft. continue…

Nokia Launches Android-Powered Smartphones

Are Nokia’s latest devices a weird misfire, or a counterintuitive stroke of genius? continue…

Google’s Project Tango Seeks to Map a 3D World

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At the heart of the project is a prototype smartphone capable of capturing and analyzing 3D measurements. continue…

Why Would Nokia Produce an Android Smartphone?

Is there a strategy behind a Microsoft subsidiary releasing an Android device? Or is this a repeat of Nokia’s N9 experience? continue…

Apple Gearing Up Sapphire Manufacturing for iPhone Screens: Report

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Sapphire displays would make the iPhone that much tougher. continue…

Lenovo Wants to Crush Apple and Samsung

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The company now has significant smartphone and IT-infrastructure divisions, thanks to a $5 billion spending spree. continue…

Google’s Motorola Adventure: Stinging Failure, or Slight Victory?

Google’s little smartphone-manufacturing adventure cost it at least $7.1 billion. Was it worth it? continue…

HP Taking a Run at Phablets

Hewlett-Packard sees Android as its best chance for getting back into the mobile-device market after its webOS debacle. continue…

Latest Android Figures Suggest Fragmentation Alive and Well

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The latest version of the popular mobile OS, KitKat, holds a mere 1.4 percent of the Android market. continue…

Corning Unveils Anti-Microbial Gorilla Glass

Bonded with ionic silver, the glass is partially intended for industries where a lot of people tap and swipe the same touch-screens. continue…