Phone recycling machines set to appear on street corners

How many old phones and other gadgets do you have sitting around at the back of a drawer? You could soon turn them into instant ready cash - and incidentally help the planet - simply by dropping them into a slot.

Google buys BlindType for its mobile keyboard technology

Google's acquired BlindType, a San Francisco startup whose product apparently reads the mind of rubbish typists.

Ballmer touts Windows tablets for the masses

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has confirmed plans to sedate the restless masses with a veritable smorgasbord of Windows-powered tablets by the end of 2010.

Adults worse than teens for phoning while driving

It seems teens are more responsible than adults when it comes to driver distraction: they're less likely to have used a cellphone at the wheel.

Intel showcases Moorestown platform at IDF Beijing

Intel is showcasing its oft-delayed Moorestown platform at the annual developers conference in Beijing. 

Nokia launches low-cost social networking phones

Nokia has announced three new low-cost handsets with full Qwerty keyboards aimed at social networking applications.

Opera upgrades Android mobile browser

Opera Software has launched an upgraded beta version of its mobile Mini 5 browser for Android devices.

Mobile Operators unite over yet another united app platform

The bigwigs of the mobile world have come together in their infinite wisdom at Mobile World Congress (MWC) Barcelona and decided to create an 'open international applications platform' to add to the plethora of platforms already out there, in the hope of creating a super huge and more or less unified platform for the mobile apps space.