Smaller, lighter, tougher: New devices answer the call for rugged mobility

As the U.S. military becomes an increasingly mobile force, the trend is toward smaller, lighter and faster rugged computing devices that can handle demanding operational environments. Increasingly, the tools of choice for the military computer market are rugged convertible laptops and tablets designed for use in vehicles, on ...

Jolla Mobile launches Sailfish OS SDK

The smartphone market is quite well-established. As such, it will be somewhat difficult for another OS to realistically compete against Android, iOS, Blackberry and even Windows Phone.

Android 4.0 (ICS) + outpaces Gingerbread share

Mountain View keeps track of its Google Android distribution (version) numbers and has done so for quite some time.

Motorola cuts jobs in new focus on high-tech phones

Motorola Mobility, now owned by Google, has warned its staff that about one-fifth of them face the chop.

Moving data - Sponsored by Dell

Now that you have your Dell notebook computer - or netbook - and smartphone, it's time to learn about true mobility - moving data. If your data is stuck on your mobile device, it isn't much good, is it?

Sharp announces 3D video camera for mobile devices

Sharp has developed the first high-definition 3D camera for mobile phones, and says it plans to begin mass production by the end of the year.

Apple loses another iPhone prototype

"To lose one iPhone, Mr Jobs, may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness."

Nokia's mobile phone boss quits after just 6 months

Nokia's executive vice president at the helm of the company's Mobile Phones unit is resigning from the position, after only 6 months of holding the job.

Google and Verizon prep Android-based tablet

Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam has announced that his company is working with Google to design a tablet computer.

Ohio wants to make teen "sexting" illegal

After a teenage girl was faced with charges of child pornography, for sending out nude pictures of herself, Ohio lawmakers are looking into a new law that specifically addresses the growing issue of "sexting."

Control your Android phone with a Wii Remote

You can't do this on the iPhone: a new app is available on the Android Market that allows users to sync up their Wii controller to play games on any device running Google's mobile OS.

Apple says Android doesn't threaten the iPhone

Apple has disputed the accuracy of recent data published by the NPD Group which showed Android-based devices outselling the iPhone in the United States.

Cherrypal debuts $99 Android laptop

Cherrypal has debuted a $99 laptop that runs Android 1.6. The device - which is dubbed Cherrypal Asia - features a VIA ARM9 533Mhz processor, 256MB RAM, 3 USB 2.0, 2GB local storage and full keyboard.

Motorola Flips Out with new Android smartphone

Motorola is reportedly preparing to launch an Android-powered smartphone with a "flip-around" display in June 2010.

Deconstructing President Obama’s iPad Apparent Rejection

At a recent commencement speech US President Barack Obama seemed to go off on the iPad, iPod, Microsoft Xbox and Sony PlayStation.

Sprint on Nexus One: No thanks

Sprint today crashed any hopes of a CDMA version of the Nexus One in the US. Following the same decision as Verizon, Sprint will not be offering service to its own version of Google's in-house-developed phone.

iPad stealthware spotted in the wild

A stealthware app that is reportedly capable of silently monitoring activity on jailbroken Apple iPads has been released into the wild.

Android captures second place in mobile OS race

Google's Android has trounced Apple's iPhone OS by capturing the coveted number-two position among smartphone operating systems.

Obama criticizes generation iPad

US president Barack Obama has criticized the iPad and Xbox 360 for transforming relevant information into a "diversion" and putting "new pressures" on democracy.

Report: HP prepping WebOS-powered tablet

Hewlett Packard (HP) is reportedly prepping a WebOS-powered tablet that could be released as early as the third quarter of 2010.