Smartphones

HP Testing Android Smartphones: Report

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HP is reportedly working on Android smartphones for 2014. Its previous mobile-device effort, centered on webOS, ended in disaster. continue…

BlackBerry CEO: We Can Save This Company

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The embattled smartphone company is pinning its hopes on enterprise services in North America, and cheap devices in developing markets. continue…

Online Holiday Shopping Spiked, Delaying Some Packages

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This latest holiday period was the best and worst of times for e-commerce. continue…

Can Mobile Move Beyond Hardware and Software?

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We’ve seen smartphone and tablet specs ramp up sharply lately, with quad-core processors, gigabytes of memory, continuously evolving — even open — operating systems and ever larger physical dimensions. So the question is: What’s next? If you’ve purchased a smartphone lately, the changes are ho-hum. Developers have picked up where enhanced performance left off by introducing a steady stream of new applications and services. We seem to have an app for everything now. Yawn. Fortunately, manufacturers are breaking out of… continue…

BlackBerry Suffers Another Disastrous Quarter

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As part of its turnaround effort, BlackBerry has signed a “strategic partnership” with Foxconn to manufacture new devices. continue…

Canonical Finds Partner For Ubuntu Touch Smartphones

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The first smartphones running the Linux-based OS will reportedly appear in 2014. continue…

BlackBerry Ejects Its C-Suite

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The departure of the struggling company’s COO, CMO and CFO hints at radical things underway. continue…

PlayStation 4 vs. Xbox One: The Battle is Joined

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It’s on like Donkey Kong. continue…

Google Glass Branching Into Music

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Google is hoping to increase the headset’s appeal by making it a music player. continue…

Google Android Dominating Smartphone Market

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But that hasn’t hurt its competitors’ sales. continue…