After taking on the tablet market last fall with its Kindle Fire, e-tailer Amazon now appears ready to try its hand at the lucrative smartphone market as well -- and a new report reveals it may already be working with component suppliers.
If something feels off today, blame it on the 4th of July holiday on Wednesday. (If you live outside of the U.S., feel free to insert an excuse of your own.) Should you be unable to get much accomplished in a post-firework haze this fine Friday, take heart: The weekend is here, which gives most of us two more days of goofing off before we face a full five-day work week on Monday. So let's wrap up this Independence Day week with a few tech stories for Friday, July 6, 2012!
It's been awhile since we've heard this one, but a report this week is dragging out new details about Amazon's ambitions to release a smartphone of its own to follow up the company's Kindle Fire success.
Friday marks the fifth anniversary of the iPhone, so naturally at least one research company has been busy running the numbers to see what kind of impact Apple's iconic handset has had since its debut.
If you’ve ever hit the road with your iPad, then slipped on your polarized sunglasses to kick back and take in some reading, you’ve no doubt discovered a dirty little secret about gadgets -- but one expert says it doesn’t have to be that way.
It's been a busy time on the Android planetoid this week with plenty of handsets and tablets making their way through the TechRadar office.
The flood of Android tablets in 2011 has dried up considerably since the iPad failed to do anything other than #win, but we've seen a couple of good ones of late. The Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 is the latest to receive the TR hand model treatment and offers a decent experience at a great price, so we'll be interested to see how it performs.
Check out our review of Samsung's new tablet as well as some decent new smartphones below…
If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. It would seem this concept applies even to Facebook, with a new report claiming the social networking behemoth is hard at work on its third effort to create a smartphone of their own.
The start of 2012 was absolutely dominated by the new iPad. Rumours, leaks, announcements, reviews--the iPad 3 fed and watered tech and mainstream media writers and readers alike for months.
But since then, it's been the Samsung Galaxy S3 that's been getting all the attention – it's probably the most hotly-anticipated Android smartphone ever, and we've been testing it all week. That's not all, either...
Ladies and gentlemen, “Googorola” is now official. Google co-founder and CEO Larry Page took to the company’s blog to announce that the acquisition of Motorola Mobility is complete, setting the stage for some interesting days ahead in the smartphone wars.
While there’s no specific word about the HTC One X and EVO 4G LTE that have been delayed by U.S. Customs last week following an ITC exclusion order, the Taiwanese handset maker claims progress is being made to get the devices moving onto American shores again.