Given the massive population size of China, it probably comes as no surprise that the Asian nation has passed the United States in mobile device usage. According to a new report, the U.S. has fallen to a close second in the "smart device" market, with a focus on Android and iOS devices.
The news is not completely a surprise considering the company teased about it a couple weeks ago, but Nokia at long last had a profitable quarter by the end of 2012, despite a $3 billion loss for the year.
While some of us are focused on tomorrow's Mayan apocalypse, smartphone makers have more pressing problems -- like how to shake the possibility that they may have their own real apocalypse to worry about.
Windows Phone partners Nokia and Microsoft have one thing in common: They’re both former mobile heavyweights in serious need of a comeback. A year after introducing the Lumia 800 overseas, this dynamic duo is back, hoping the third time’s the charm for giving Apple and Google a run for their money with the Nokia Lumia 920.
Remember BlackBerry 10? Although the revamped mobile platform has become more notable for its delays than innovation, it seems Research in Motion will finally be letting the cat out of the bag in January.
If there's such a thing as a "private" social network, it's got to be Path. Until now, the micro sharing service has been limited strictly to smartphones, but that now changes with the debut of Path for iPad on Thursday.
AT&T has just announced its third-quarter earnings, again proving that not having an exclusive on the iPhone is no big deal as Apple's handset makes up a cool 77 percent of the company's total smartphone activations for the last three months.
Last week, Google announced its own Android event on October 29, which directly competes with the long-planned Microsoft launch of Windows Phone 8 on the same day. Now the search giant is finding out karma is a… well, you know.
Rumors! Rumors! Nothing but rumors half the time! Well, we've got a few of those and plenty of other news. Just wait until next week, though, as September officiallykicks off "Overheated Speculation Month" for Apple watchers. Meanwhile, here's a few overheated news stories from this week that are raising up some dog day like weather around these parts.