A rock commonly found on Mars could, against expectations, preserve fossils, raising hopes that evidence of life on Mars may one day be found.
An outfit called the Parents Television Council has very helpfully compiled and published a list of pornographic iPhone apps.
A new long-term study is to investigate a possible link between the use of mobile phones and long-term health problems such as cancer.
Teenage American girls send more than 100 text messages a day, according to research from the Pew Internet and American Life Project.
A new publishing start-up is offering short stories, essays and poetry on cellphones, in the hope that users will decide they just don't need an e-reader after all.
Opera has become the first browser other than Apple's own Safari to be approved for the iPhone.
A very small number of people can drive safely while talking on the phone, University of Utah psychologists have found.
Champion of the people or show-off hacker - you decide - George Hotz says he has created a new, untethered jailbreak for the latest iPhones.
A pair of security researchers hijacked the entire SMS database of an iPhone in 20 seconds flat at the CanSecWest Pwn2Own hacking contest in Vancouver yesterday.
A German team has developed printable sensors that could allow electronic devices such as phones to be controlled just by pointing a finger.
Ex-Sun man Tim Bray has joined Google and started as he means to go on, with a blistering attack on the iPhone.
Three-quarters of iPhone users love the thing so much that they actually sleep with it, according to a Stanford University study.
Apple's latest move in its big App Store spring clean is to get rid of Wifi scanning applications.
Computer scientists at Rutgers University say they've found a major security threat to smartphones that could cause them to eavesdrop on meetings, track their owners' travels, or rapidly lose all battery power.
Clemson University researchers have developed a hands-free way of texting while driving.
The US government is pushing to be allowed access to people's cellphone records to help fight crime.
We're sure none of you would ever do such a thing, obviously, but apparently naughty Brits are bashing their iPhones with hammers just get a free upgrade out of their insurer.