The annual volume of smartphone app downloads is pegged to reach an impressive 56 billion in 2013.
An ARM executive says he believes $100 price points for both Android smartphones and tablets will be the next big mobile wave.
Sony's launched a new smartphone, the Xperia Z, that it says can be dunked in the bath for half an hour or more without experiencing any ill effects.
Smartphones are continuing to capture lucrative market share from portable consumer electronic (CE) devices such as handheld game consoles and cameras.
IBM has released its annual set of predictions for the next five years - and says it expects computers and smartphones to see, smell, touch, taste and hear.
Engineers have developed a new computer program that gauges human feelings through speech, bringing the prospect of a phone that can pick up on your mood and, say, play you music to match.
Google's Nexus 4 smartphone and Nexus 10 tablet are already loaded with Android Jelly Bean 4.2 - but what the older Nexus 7and Galaxy smartphone?
Google's recently announced LG Nexus 4 Android smartphone features a SlimPort that supports tethered display sharing.
Intel may be having some difficulty eking out a viable x86 mobile market share, but that hasn't stopped Santa Clara from hyping a theoretical 48-core processor for smartphones and tablets.
Gameloft will be coding a number of Xbox-enabled titles for Microsoft's recently launched Windows Phone 8 mobile operating system.
AU Optronics (AUO) has introduced a new smartphone display that allows manufacturers to insert incredibly thin bezels around mobile screens. The panel measures a cool 4.46-inches and supports 720p HD resolution.
Google has described Android 4.2 as a "new flavor" of Jelly Bean that will power Mountain View's recently announced lineup of Nexus 10 tablets and Nexus 4 smartphone.
The movie and music industries often have trouble adapting to new technologies.
Apple's iPhone generates more web traffic than any other smartphone in the US.
The reception was slightly less-than-stellar earlier this year when Asus unveiled its tablet and smartphone combination aptly dubbed the PadFone.
There are many of us who have absolutely zero interest in using a slow and outdated PC at work. This sentiment has given rise to the concept of BYOD, or bring your own device to work.
Texas Instruments (TI) is apparently in the process of shifting its chip focus from smartphones to a "broader" market - such as the automotive space - as it seeks a more profitable and stable business.
Updated Netflix app goes live on Google Play for Android-powered smartphones.
I know more than a few people who are completely obsessed with keeping an eye on their smartphones.
Most smartphone users are painfully aware of the battery power it takes to run a big and bright LCD screen.