Verizon boosts 4G LTE to 50 Mbps

Verizon has claimed that its 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution) network field trials achieved peak download speeds of 40 to 50 megabits per second (Mbps) and upload rates of 20 to 25 Mbps.

Report: Apple iPad could threaten e-Reader market

A new survey conducted by ChangeWave claims that Apple’s iPad is likely to have a “major impact” on the e-Reader, laptop and home entertainment markets.

Microsoft tablet specs hit the Net

A number of new Microsoft Courier tablet pictures and related specs hit the Internet on Friday.

Apple preps iPad for April 3 launch

Apple has announced that the Wi-Fi version of its so-called "magical and revolutionary" iPad will be available for sale in the US on April 3.

Sony to take on Apple with Playstation smartphone

Sony is reportedly preparing to challenge Apple with a new line of handheld products, including a smartphone capable of running Playstation games.

Report: iPhone owners "outgame" Android users

A recent survey conducted by Mplayit has found that mobile gaming is four times as popular among iPhone owners than Android users.

Report: Apple iPad production remains on track

A new report suggests that production of Apple’s iPad has remained on track, with 600,000-700,000 units expected to ship this month.

Apple sues HTC over iPhone patent infringement

Apple has filed a lawsuit against HTC for allegedly infringing on 20 patents related to the iPhone's user interface, underlying architecture  and hardware.

Archos touts Android-powered tablets for the masses

Not interested in shelling out the big bucks for Apple's overhyped iPad? 

Well, Archos has introduced two new Android-based tablet devices with a fairly reasonable $200-$223 price tag.

Report: Apple iPad faces production delays

An analyst at Canaccord Adams has claimed that initial availability of Apple's overhyped iPad may be limited by an "unspecified" production problem.

Can Palm save itself from irrelevance?

Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein has outlined a new strategy to buoy sinking sales of its smartphone line.

HAL tablet takes on pricey iPad

Haleron has taken on Apple's overpriced iPad with an Android-powered tablet that features a 800 x 480 TFT LCD touchscreen along with a VIA 600 MHz processor.

Analyst says cheaper iPhones on the way

A Morgan Stanley analyst has predicted that Apple may introduce a line of cheaper iPhones in June.

Sprint shifts into Overdrive with 4G mobile broadband

Sprint has confirmed plans to expand its 4G mobile broadband service to several major cities during 2010, including Boston, Denver, New York and San Francisco.

FCC eyes broadcast spectrum for mobile broadband use

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski has proposed a "Mobile Future Auction" that would allow television broadcasters to "voluntarily" relinquish spectrum in exchange for a share of auction proceeds.

Apple and RIM take a bite out of Palm

Palm has been forced to revise its initial sales forecast due to stiff competition from RIM and Apple.  

Droid and Nexus One "push edge" of radiation safety limits

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has found that at least four recently launched smartphones emit some of the "highest radiation" on the market.

iPhone OS displaces Windows Mobile in new smartphone survey

A recent survey conducted by Gartner has found that Apple's iPhone OS was the world's third most popular smartphone operating system in 2009.

Report: Apple planning to port iPhone OS to new platforms

Apple may be preparing to port its Flash-less iPhone operating system to additional devices. 

Prototype car learns to drive itself

An EU-funded project has created a car that learns from its driver - all very well, we reckon, as long as the driver is halfway competent.