Windows Phone 8 launches with Rogers as preferred carrier

Microsoft Corp. weathered the east-coast storm and launched Windows Phone 8 from San Francisco, introducing its mobile OS as highly-personalized devices that plays along with Microsoft's other products. Microsoft has its work cut

Published on: October 26th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Apple patents utlrabook-style teardrop design

A Taiwanese government office is warning local PC vendors of a new Apple patent for its MacBook Air that could be used in legal action to try and stop the sale of ultrabook

Published on: July 4th, 2012 Michael Kan

HTC One X now in Canada

The HTC One X smartphone is now available to Canadian smartphone users through Rogers Communications.HTC One X integrates Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) with HTC Sense 4, the new version of HTC's branded

Published on: April 20th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

HTC unveils phones getting Android 4.0 upgrade

HTC is preparing an Android 4.0 upgrade for 16 of its existing smartphones, but the company still has few details on when users will get the upgrade, according to a blog posted on Tuesday.

Published on: March 14th, 2012

Sub-zero smartphones: which devices can bear the cold? [Infographic]

Some smart phone manufacturers don't allow their devices to be used in cold weather while others guarantee smooth functioning even in -20 degrees Celsius (-3 degrees Fahrenheit).According to Apple, its iPhones can be

Published on: February 3rd, 2012

Massive HTC Android phone vulnerabilities reported

Security researchers say they've uncovered a flaw in severalsmartphone models produced by HTC that gives any application that hasInternet access the keys to a trove of information on the phone,including e-mail addresses, GPS

Published on: October 4th, 2011 John P. Mello Jr.

HTC S Series Android Smartphone- Incredible S

By Rachel Andrade The new line up of HTC S Series Smartphones has officially been unveiled at this year Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The Incredible S is the first of the 3

Published on: February 22nd, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

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

Tests disprove Apple’s faulting of other smartphone antennae

When reports began flooding in that Apple's new iPhone 4 suffers from a serious antenna problem that disrupts voice and data signals, Apple fired back at its critics and competitors by claiming that

Published on: August 4th, 2010

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

Apple’s lawsuit against HTC could be bad for … everyone

I'm not a reflexive enemy of the U.S. patent system. But having spent the day mulling over Apple's lawsuit against High Tech Computer (HTC) over smartphone-related patents, it still feels like the move

Published on: March 4th, 2010 Harry McCracken and Dan Nystedt

Power-packed smartphones headed to Mobile World Congress

With only a few more days until the Mobile World Congress begins in Barcelona, Spain, rumors are flying about which new phones, apps, and operating systems will be making an appearance. Will we

Published on: February 12th, 2010 Ginny Mies

iPhone beats outs three leading smartphones in touchscreen face-off

The Google Nexus One, Motorola Droid, and the iPhone have been put to the test to find out which smartphone has a better touchscreen. But despite overall more capable hardware, the iPhone still

Published on: January 12th, 2010 Daniel Ionescu

Huge surge in demand for Google Android phone

A "monstrous" jump in demand for Android-equipped smartphones has turned the market upside down, a retail pollster said today.Of the people who told ChangeWave Research in a mid-December survey that they planned to

Published on: January 8th, 2010 Gregg Keizer