11% of young adults will check texts during sex

Things are getting hot and sweaty when all of the sudden you hear that sound: a new text notification. What do you do? If you'd actually interrupt sex to check the message, you're not alone.

Vodafone to offer web browsing on low-end handsets

Vodafone has announced plans to put the Opera Mini browser on low-cost handsets for customers in the developing world.

Report: iPad's A4 processor features three-layer design

A thorough teardown of Apple's iPad has revealed that the once-enigmatic tablet is powered by an ARM A4 processor with a unique, three-layer design.

What the Generation 2 iPad should look like


I’ve been watching the feeds from folks who bought the initial wave of non-3G iPads (why you would get one of these without 3G is beyond me) and think we can come up with an initial list of things that folks will want in generation 2.

Will Android dominate the smartphone market?

Google’s Android operating system has managed to increase its smartphone market share by a respectable 5.2 percent in just three months.

Microsoft to announce Project Pink phones next week

Microsoft is set to unveil its Project Pink phones as early as next week, with the products on sale just a month later.

Apple preps new iPhone OS for April 8th debut

Apple has confirmed that it will officially preview the next version of its long-awaited mobile operating system on April 8.

Report: Wi-Fi issues plague iPad owners

A number of iPad owners have reported wireless connectivity issues with their hallowed and "magical" tablet devices, including weak Wi-Fi reception, dropped signals and difficulty connecting to various routers.


iPad jailbreak spotted in the wild

An iPhone Dev Team member known as "Musclenerd" has managed to port the popular "Spirit" jailbreak to Apple’s newly launched iPad.  

Developers embrace Apple's iPad, snub RIM's Blackberry

A recent survey by Flurry Analytics indicates that at least 22 percent of new application starts over the past 60 days were designated for Apple's iPad tablet. 

Flat-rate mobile data pricing doomed, says Coda

Carriers will be forced to move to tiered pricing for mobile internet access, according to Coda Research Consultancy.

Open-source Meego mobile OS hits primetime...well, almost

Watch out Android! You're not the only big boy in town with an open-source mobile operating system. Meego, a joint effort by Nokia and Intel, is trying to shake up the mobile community yet again.

Only 2.5% of people can call-and-drive successfully

Do you really think you can use a cell phone and drive at the same time, without losing any focus at all? If you can, you're a very rare breed, according to a study that looked at a new way to analyze the mobile phone effect while driving.

Microsoft refreshes Zune HD lineup

Microsoft has refreshed its Zune HD lineup with the addition of a new 64GB Zune HD model priced at $350.

GreenPeace criticizes iPad's large carbon footprint

GreenPeace has expressed its concern over the iPad's rather potentially large carbon footprint.

Why the iPad is Far From Perfect

I was going through the coverage of the iPad and searching on terms like JesusPad and GodPad expecting to find at least some folks raving about the device only to find that most are rants.

Report: Android-based devices threaten iPhone's dominance

An AdMob study has concluded that Google's Android operating system (OS) poses a major threat to the iPhone's dominance.

BrightCove offers Flash alternative for Apple fanbois

BrightCove has announced a new HTML5 framework designed to deliver high-quality video on the Apple iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch without the use of Flash.

Whoa! Verizon iPhone coming out in just a few months?

Hold the presses - the undisputed smartphone sales leader is finally branching out to another wireless carrier in the US, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.

'Supertaskers' can drive safely while on the phone

A very small number of people can drive safely while talking on the phone, University of Utah psychologists have found.