Microsoft's promotion of Windows Phone has recently seen success in the U.S. and Europe amid continued problems in China.
Short-distance wireless groups supporting NFC and Bluetooth have agreed to jointly create greater interoperability between the complementary technologies.
Such a tattoo could include an embedded microphone as well as a transceiver for enabling wireless communications with a nearby smartphone.
Researchers have found a new way to tune the radio frequency in smartphones and other wireless devices that promises to reduce costs and improve performance of semiconductors used in defense, satellite, and commercial communications.
Smartphone shipments grew by 9% in the third quarter, a record for a single quarter, which continues a record-setting trend, research firm IDC said.
Tablets shipments will soar ahead by 53 percent in 2013 as desktop and laptop shipments decline by 11 percent, research firm Gartner forecast.
Up to one million free Jamba Juice smoothies will go to Isis mobile wallet smartphone users later this year, when Isis takes its NFC-ready technology to the national stage.
Revenue from mobile ads and searches more than doubled in the first half of 2013, reaching $3 billion, as advertisers began seeing value in offering ads over tablets and smartphones.
A new survey shows that only 8.7 percent of tablet buyers want to use the tablet as a replacement for their laptops.
The Mayday button in the Kindle Fire HDX is one of the more compelling features in Amazon's new tablet.
Gartner projects downloads of mobile apps will exceed 102 billion this year, but most of them are free, not paid.
While layoff rumors fly, BlackBerry is moving ahead with plans to roll out its popular BBM messaging service to Android and iPhone devices.
Philadelphia Eagles fans attending Sunday's home opener at Lincoln Financial Field will be able to access a new free Wi-Fi network to watch game video, visit social networks or even order food.
Cisco started warning wireless carriers and consumers years ago about the coming barrage of video traffic over networks, and it has arrived with the promise of more congestion to come.
The combined value of paid apps, app-enabled purchases of goods and services, and in-app advertising is expected to double to $151 billion in the U.S. by 2017, AppNation said.
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