Cellphone unlocking petition hits 100,000 signatures

The US government will have to reconsider its decision to ban cellphone unlocking, after an online petition reached the necessary 100,000 signatures.

YotoPhone to launch in the second half of 2013

The YotaPhone can best be described as a handset that features two displays: one E-ink  and the other a traditional LCD.

Asus Transformer Book hits pre-order at $1480

Like the idea of a tablet you can take with you on the road for accessing Windows apps but don't care for Microsoft's Surface Pro?

British 4G spectrum auction disappoints Treasury

The British appear less than keen on 4G, with yesterday's spectrum auction raising much less cash than expected and takeup for the country's first 4G service sluggish.

China outgeeks US as world's biggest smart device market

China now has more active Android and iOS devices than any other country, knocking the US off the top spot.

LG's Optimus G Pro gets official

LG has officially announced its latest smartphone in Korea, but the long-awaited device will be coming to the United States as well.

Analyst sees new iPad design in April 2013

Rumors and reports continue to circulate in the technology world, with many of them inevitably focusing on Apple.

Is HP going Android for tablets?

The writing is on the wall, and it's clear from many analysts and sales statistics that the traditional PC market is declining.

Microsoft promises to fix stock issues with Surface Pro tablet

Microsoft launched its long-awaited Windows 8 Surface Pro tablet earlier this month, with the device quickly selling out at a number of retailers.

Global mobile phone sales slide

Mobile phone sales worldwide fell last year for the first time since 2009, says Gartner, dropping 1.7 percent to 1.75 billion units.

FCC defends Lifeline phone subsidy program

The Federal Communications Commission is defending its efforts to tighten up the rules for its Lifeline program, which subsidizes cellphones for people on low incomes.

Avoid latest iOS upgrade, users warned

Two European carriers are warning iPhone 4S users not to upgrade to iOS 6.1 until Apple fixes bugs - and IT departments are reporting problems too.

Apple tests iWatch with flexible screen

Apple's reported to be working on a smart watch boasting a curved touchscreen and running iOS.

Android in space: satellite controlled using Nexus One

A British team is putting the finishing touches to the first-ever satellite to be controlled entirely by a mobile phone.

Mobile devices will soon outnumber people

By 2017, there will be more mobile internet devices on the planet than people, new research indicates, putting the internet itself under strain.

Ubuntu-powered smartphones to ship in October

We last discussed the Canonical Ubuntu-powered smartphone a few weeks ago when it was confirmed the devices would use all four corners of the screen to provide a more immersive experience.

Google courts mobile campaigns with AdWords changes

Google's changing the way it sells sponsored links in search results, in a move aimed at boosting its mobile advertising.

Nokia takes on Spotify with premium music service

Nokia's launched an extension to the company's free Mix Radio service, offering unlimited downloads for less than half the price of Spotify.

9.4-inch Ramos Android tablet powered by Samsung's quad-core Exynos chip

The China-based Ramos has introduced a 9.4-inch tablet powered by Samsung's popular 1.4 GHz Exynos 4412 quad-core chip.

This dual-screen smartphone could be big in Japan

Dual-screen smartphones are not exactly a new concept, although there aren't very many, if any, such devices on the mainstream mobile market.