Nokia plans aggressive updating schedule for Symbian

Nokia is planning to roll out four or five upgrades to its Symbian OS in the next 12 to 15 months, adding a new look for the user interface and a more flexible

Published on: December 15th, 2010

Smartphone growth gangbusters in third quarter

The global smartphone market grew nearly 90 per cent in the third quarter, with enormous gains by Samsung and HTC, market research firm IDC reported Thursday.Vendors shipped 81 million smartphones, up 89.5 per

Published on: November 5th, 2010 Matt Hamblen

Nokia unveils triad of iPhone competitors

Nokia has announced three new Symbian-based smartphones models including a new model of its popular Communicator device it claims was the worlds's first smartphone. Two of the new models – the Nokia C6

Published on: September 15th, 2010 Rosemary Hattersley

Nokia N97 launched on Bell HSPA network

Nokia World kicked off today in London with EVP Niklas Savander targeting his sights squarely on competitors Apple and Google.While iPhones and Android devices might be all the rage in North America, Nokia

Published on: September 14th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Spate of lawsuits may alter smartphone landscape

Having trouble keeping track of who is suing whom among smartphone and mobile technology players over the past few months? Here's a quick rundown:Family of author Philip K. Dick vs. Google Author Philip

Published on: March 11th, 2010 Network World Staff

Mobile market returns to growth for 2010

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Published on: February 9th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Smartphone application helps drivers avoid speeding tickets

A smartphone application coming this fall could help drivers use GPS to detect speed traps, cameras at red lights and more than 200,000 related alerts based on a database of locations compiled with

Published on: September 16th, 2009 Matt Hamblen

Which mobile browser is best? Safari, Web OS or Android

Browsing the Web while you're on the move is one of the perks of owning a smartphone. The new touchscreen phones now entering the market are ideal for this job, as they're equipped

Published on: September 15th, 2009 Daniel Ionescu

Five Benefits of the Microsoft-Nokia Partnership

Some analysts see this as some sort of admission by Microsoft that Windows Mobile is a failure. I don't agree that Windows Mobile is on its death bed just yet. Regardless of how

Published on: August 24th, 2009 Tony Bradley

Microsoft-Nokia partner to bring productivity apps to mobile professionals

Microsoft Corp. and Nokia Corp. are working together to put a version of Microsoft's Office productivity applications on Nokia handsets, the companies said today.In a teleconference, Microsoft Business Division President Stephen Elop and

Published on: August 14th, 2009 Elizabeth Montalbano and Matt Hamblen

Free app will enable cheque deposit via iPhone camera

It wasn't long ago that bank customers judged the quality of their local financial institutions by the sturdiness of their columns and vault doors. That idea is a throwback to an era when

Published on: August 12th, 2009 Mike Elgan

‘Sexy’ malware heralds arrival of mobile botnets

The first worm that spreads between mobile devices by spamming text messages has developed a new communications capability that one security vendor says signals the arrival of mobile botnets. Trend Micro has analyzed

Published on: July 17th, 2009 Jeremy Kirk

iPhone OS 3.0 still the most enjoyable phone operating system

Two and a half years ago, Steve Jobs unveiled the first iPhone and said that its software was five years ahead of the competition; since then, the rest of the industry has been

Published on: July 2nd, 2009 Harry McCracken

“Curse of Silence” attack on Nokia phones hints at more serious mobile malware

A mobile malware attack dubbed the “Curse of Silence” affecting certain Nokia phones could be the harbinger of more serious security threats to smartphones in the near future, according to a security researcher.The

Published on: January 12th, 2009 Brian Jackson