Apple drives record smartphone sales


Smartphone sales - driven by both Apple and Android - increased by a staggering 96% during the third quarter of 2010.

Android captures 44% of US smartphone sales

Android continued its triumphant march forward during the third quarter of 2010 by capturing an impressive 44 percent of US consumer smartphone sales.

Audience enhances mobile audio with A1028 chip

Audience has debuted a next-gen chip that significantly enhances smartphone speech recognition and audio quality in noisy environments.

It's official: Android is now the most popular smartphone OS

It's official! Android is now rated the most popular operating system amongst consumers who purchased a smartphone over the past six months.

Jorno transforms your smartphone into a laptop

Cervantes Mobile has debuted a foldable Bluetooth keyboard that can be used to transform iOS and Android smartphones into fully functional laptops.

Rooted Android access codes stored as plain text

An Android Central mobile security researcher has discovered that critical access codes on rooted Android smartphones are often stored as clear text in internal OS databases.

Smartphones jumpstart automotive infotainment

Smartphones running iOS (Apple), Android (Google) and BlackBerry (RIM) are helping to jumpstart the relatively nascent automotive infotaintment industry.

Google says Froyo not optimized for tablets

A high-ranking Google exec has gone on record as stating that Android 2.2 (Froyo) is optimized for smartphones - not tablets.

ARM deploys Cortex-A15 MPCore processor

ARM has deployed a next-gen Cortex-A15 MPCore processor that is capable of running at speeds of up to 2.5GHz in certain configurations.

Nvidia's Tegra 2 to power next-gen LG smartphones

LG is preparing to launch a new line of smartphones that will be powered by Nvidia's screaming fast, dual-core Tegra 2 mobile processor.

Motorola Droid X gets first custom ROM


W00t! Steven Bird has debuted the first custom ROM for Motorola's locked-down and bolted Droid X smartphone.

Nvidia's Tegra 2 kicks some serious mobile ass

The folks at Carrypad have put Nvidia's Tegra 2 through its processor paces. The result? This tricked-out chip kicks some serious mobile ass.

Imagining the 5th-gen iPhone and the 2nd-gen iPad

Apple’s iPhone set the current baseline for a high-end smartphone. But during this week’s analyst conference, Qualcomm is outlining what it could become.

Will Atom-powered smartphones offer a multi-boot option?

Imagine if you could boot multiple operating systems on an Atom-powered smartphone without spending hours hacking, modding or rooting.

Is Sony designing an Android-powered PSP smartphone?

Sony is reportedly prepping an Android-powered PSP gaming smartphone that could launch as early as October 2010.

Kaspersky identifies rogue Android Trojan

Kapersky Lab has positively identified what it describes as the first Trojan-SMS designed to compromise Android smartphones.

Motorola Droid X gets overclocked

A talented overclocker known as "Elkay" has coded an injectable kernel module designed to accelerate the processor of Motorola's Droid X smartphone.

Blackberry Torch torn down and dissected

A dedicated team of Crackberry addicts has already managed to tear down and dissect RIM's flagship Blackberry Torch 9800 smartphone.

Analyst says Android will vanquish Apple

Android is expected to surpass Apple in global smartphone market share by the year 2012.

200,000 Android smartphones activated per day

Did you know that at least 200,000 Android smartphones are activated on a daily basis?