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- Motorola returns to China, touts phone customization
- Sony Mobile said to be planning 1000 more job cuts
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Sony is planning to lay off another 1,000 people from its mobile division as it attempts to bring the unit back to profitability, according to Japan's Nikkei business daily.
By Martyn Williams | 28 January, 2015 08:15
Would you like your smartphone's cover in wood or leather? And how about the device's metal trim?
By Michael Kan | 27 January, 2015 02:29
Google on Friday defended its decision to stop patching WebView, a core component of Android, on versions older than 4.4, aka "KitKat," saying that the huge code base is unsafe to fix.
By Gregg Keizer | 26 January, 2015 05:50
2014 was a good year for Chinese smartphone brands, with vendors from the country catching up on Apple and stealing share from market leader Samsung Electronics.
By Michael Kan | 22 January, 2015 00:16
Xiaomi may be best known for its smartphones. But over the long-term, the fast-rising company is betting it can take over living rooms across China, by turning everyday household appliances into smart devices.
By Michael Kan | 16 January, 2015 14:54
Google's Android operating system is riding a wave of popularity that has rapidly eclipsed Apple's iOS, and by the end of 2010 it's expected to overtake RIM's BlackBerry as the world's leading smartphone platform. However, despite the relative openness and flexibility of the OS, your Android phone still isn't as powerful and customizable as it could be. To unlock all of your phone's potential, you'll need to root it.
By Robert Strohmeyer | 15 September, 2010 23:15
Are you using your smartphone to its fullest? Probably not--smartphone owners typically push their devices up to only about half their potential. Here are 14 smartphone apps to help your Android handset, BlackBerry, or iPhone become all that it can be.
By Ian Paul | 13 May, 2010 00:08
It may be about four years late to the game, but Microsoft is finally ready to bring its Office suite to Android tablets -- well, almost.
By JR Raphael | 15 January, 2015 22:07
By Jonny Evans | 28 August, 2014 19:58
Samsung depends on Google's Android OS, but needs to find a way to differentiate itself from rivals who also use Android if it's to grow and thrive.
By Matt Hamblen | 12 July, 2014 03:23
After focusing on Android during much of today's lengthy keynote, Google officials turned their attention to the enterprise.
By Sharon Gaudin | 26 June, 2014 10:11
Google will provide enterprise-focused security and management features to its entire Android showcase of mobile devices, including features reserved only for Samsung devices running Samsung security software called Knox, a Google executive announced during the Google I/O keynote address Wednesday.
By Matt Hamblen | 26 June, 2014 06:59
The days of relying solely on local storage and in-house servers to deliver your data are well behind us. These days, it makes sense to move some (if not all) of your business’s services into the Cloud. From email to document management, much can be achieved with Internet services that can be accessed from anywhere in the world. The main benefit is that a proper Cloud service can make it easier to manage and share information with your workers and help boost productivity. Here, then, are the main reasons to consider a service such as Google Apps.
- Slack acquires Screenhero to add screensharing, voice, and video chat
- EU air passenger database about to take flight, but critics want it grounded
- Zero Touch Provisioning can help the network world catch up to server advances
- Amid blow-out quarter, Apple barely mentions Mac sales
- Big Switch updates SDN controller options
- Canadian agency reported to be monitoring millions of downloads
- Good wants to manage your smartphones for $3 a month, per user
- Blackphone super-secure communications app had serious flaw
- Alibaba clashes with Chinese regulator over online sales of fake goods
- Rooting your Android device: A guide for the accident-prone
- Cisco integration gives Samsung Knox users more options for secure connectivity
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- France wants to hold social media networks accountable for hate speech
- MediaHub prepares for 10 petabyte future