Facial recognition for the masses was once relegated to the pages of science fiction novels and futuristic dystopian worlds shown on the big screen.
Wireless provider MetroPCS has become the first company in the US to offer a smartphone capable of receiving and streaming free live mobile DTV broadcasts.
I was recently thinking about smartphones and how some of them, depending on age and model, won’t let you update the OS. Now some may think this poses a problem, but frankly, I wonder.
Handsets powered by Google’s popular Android operating system have apparently lost some ground to Apple’s iPhone in the lucrative US smartphone space.
Smartphone owners are projected to download approximately 36 billion apps in 2012 - averaging about 37 native apps for the typical user.
Reports about the next-generation iPhone - dubbed the iPhone 5 by certain publications and analysts - have reached a crescendo pitch.
Google's mobile Android operating system continues to dominate the smartphone market, claiming a whopping 51.8% of the lucrative space in June 2012.
E.S.R. Labs recently showcased the Android Transporter Pi, which allows you to use an HDTV as an external display for Android devices - without plugging an HDMI cable into a smartphone or tablet.
Mozilla claims industry support "is growing" for its plans to launch a lineup of HTML5-centric Firefox smartphones.
Intel is certainly no stranger to making wild claims for its own products and against the competition.
It's no secret that Apple's sleek iPhone is the most popular single smartphone on the market.
The various rumors, reports and speculation about Apple's next-gen iPhone seem like a never-ending story.
According to Engadget, multiple variants of dual and quad-core S4 CPUs are headed to a number of diverse and lucrative markets, including connected HDTVs, set-top boxes, PCs and next-gen Windows 8 devices.
Smartphone displays have become slightly larger, with higher resolutions over the past year. Indeed, it's fairly common for current high-end smartphones to boast HD resolution supporting 720p.
ARM says it remains on track to claim approximately 10%-20% of the notebook PC market by 2014 or 2015.
Apple rumors never die, they just multiply. The latest?
There was a time when BlackBerry maker RIM dominated the rather lucrative enterprise and government spaces.
Intel - which only recently debuted its first Android smartphone - says it expects to become a "big player" in the lucrative handset market over the next five years.
Intel has been trying to enter the lucrative smartphone market for years now, but with little tangible success.
Intel's x86 chips may power the majority of the world's PCs, but Santa Clara says it is now ready to "fine-tune" its processor supply chain to target the tablet and smartphone space.