The number of smartphones is forecast to triple to 5.6 billion globally by 2019, accounting for more than 60 percent of cellphones.
The new iPhones being released Friday follow a slew of Android smartphones from Apple’s competitors, including Samsung, Motorola and HTC. Which should you buy?
In a recent Mobile Consumer Habits study, 12 percent of respondents who were in a relationship said their smart phone use has an effect on that relationship. And no wonder. Nine percent of respondents admitted to using their smart phone during sex!
It’s not a “Star Trek” tricorder, but by hooking a variety of gadgets onto a smartphone you could almost get a complete physical — without the paper gown or even a visit to the doctor’s office.
An Obama administration adviser says the White House believes smartphone and tablet users should be allowed to unlock their phones and use the devices on the network of their choosing.
There are plenty of lists out there that tell consumers which apps are the most entertaining or useful, but Verizon has released a different type of list that might be more beneficial to smartphone users.
As the end of year nears it is time to take a moment to look back to see what made the top of the best of lists for 2012. Other than the presidential election there have been many other battles this year to score a number one spot in the United States. Companies, writers, public relation experts and cities have all been vying for the golden top spot.
The race is on to be first in line for this year’s best deals on holiday gifts: Black Friday is almost here. Every year, the stores open earlier in the wee hours of the morning, some even open at midnight after Thanksgiving Day, while other stores start the Black Friday sales on Turkey Day itself. If you’re going to get up that early (on a day off, no less), it is important to be prepared.
Apple’s iPhone 5 launched to massive fanfare on Sept. 12, and now the verdict is in from CNET’s Scott Stein.