Nokia acquires mobile browser company Novarra

Nokia announced Friday that it has acquires Novarra, a mobile software company that has previously provided products to Palm, Motorola, Samsung, and other manufacturers that are now competitors.

Geohot promises untethered iPhone jailbreak

Champion of the people or show-off hacker - you decide - George Hotz says he has created a new, untethered jailbreak for the latest iPhones.

MetroPCS also plans 4G/LTE rollout

As a further sign that next-gen mobile infrastructure is getting wide adoption, secondary player MetroPCS has announced that it will have a Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in place by the end of the year.

Mobile activity in numbers: billions and trillions

91% of Americans now have a mobile phone subscription, over 1 trillion minutes of talk time was logged over wireless networks in the second half of 2009, and cell phone revenue climbed into the dozens of billions of dollars.

Make your house a personal AT&T cell tower

AT&T is joining Sprint and Verizon in offering "femtocells," small boxes that increase signal strength in indoor environments, for its wireless customers across the US.

Clearwire wants LTE and WiMax to "converge"

Clearwire CEO Bill Morrow has laid out his vision of how incompatible network technologies such as WiMax and Long Term Evolution (LTE) could eventually converge to form a common standard.

Microsoft says it won't abandon Windows Mobile 6.5

Microsoft has reiterated that it will continue to support, ship and sell Mobile 6.5 alongside Windows Phone 7. 

Mobile data surpasses voice traffic

It's true: people are using their phones less and less to actually make calls. A new report from Ericsson says that data usage has eclipsed voice traffic.

World's first 4G Android phone due this summer

Android is blazing through to the next generation of mobile technology, as Sprint and HTC today announced the first 4G handset that will be built on Google's mobile operating system.

Samsung gets world's first HD DivX-certified phone

The upcoming Samsung Wave is making waves in the tech industry as the first mobile phone to beomce certified by DivX for HD video playback.

Motorola and Sprint debut "push-to-talk" Android smartphone

Motorola has debuted what it claims is the "world's first" push-to-talk Android-powered smartphone at CTIA 2010.

Samsung launches Galaxy-class smartphone at CTIA 2010

Samsung has launched its Galaxy S smartphone at CTIA 2010. 



Dell and AT&T tout Aero smartphone

Dell and AT&T have teamed up to manufacture and market yet another Android-based smartphone in an already crowded marketplace.

Is Palm ditching WebOS for Android?

Has Palm reached a strategic decision to replace WebOS with Android? Could such a move help save the company's flagging smartphone line from an inglorious end?

Hypersonic rocket makes successful Mach 5.5 flight

US and Australian defence scientists have made a second test flight of a hypersonic rocket, with the aim of gathering data to commercialize the technology.

Sandisk Ships 32 GB MicroSD Card

Bigger is always better when it comes to flash media cards, and Sandisk has begun shipping the highest-capacity microSD cards ever. 32 GB can now fit on your fingertip.  

Amazon Kindles its love for the iPad

Amazon has unwrapped a special edition of its Kindle e-book shop and reader application for Apple's long-awaited iPad.

Verizon reiterates LTE push

Ahead of next week's CTIA Wireless show, the annual event put together by the mobile phone trade group, Verizon has confirmed that it is on track to bring its next-gen mobile network to the US next year.

iPad app developers focus on tablet games

A recent study conducted by mobile research company Flurry Analytics has found that 44 percent of apps currently being tested for the Apple iPad fall into the crowded games category.

Alleged Blackberry OS 6 screenshots hit the 'Net

Blackberry Leaks has obtained a number of images that appear to depict an unknown device running OS 6.0.