The 47 new HSPA+42 cities on T-Mobile include Albuquerque, N.M., Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio, Sacramento and San Diego, Calif., Salt Lake City, and San Antonio.
NFC technology is rolling out in some European cities and is widespread in Japan and South Korea, but analysts say it may take five years for the technology to become mainstream in the US.
Beginning Wednesday, Starbucks' bar code-based mobile payment app will be extended to the Android platform.
The new 19 LTE cities include several state capitals such as Sacramento, Calif., Hartford, Conn., Boise, Idaho, Harrisburg, Pa., and Indianapolis, Ind.
Sprint's renewed partnership with Motorola, announced today, will result in more than 10 smartphones and tablets for sale in 2011, including Motorola's first WiMax phone for Sprint, the Photon 4G.
Nearly 1 billion smartphones will be shipped globally in 2015, almost double the amount for all of 2011.
Users say photos are being deleted, but the cause of the problem remains unclear.
Can Microsoft's next-generation, touch-oriented Windows 8 OS give Microsoft a leg-up in the tablet computer market now dominated by Apple's iPad?
Microsoft has become the first member of a crowdsourcing service designed to challenge and invalidate specious software patents sometimes used in expensive lawsuits brought by so-called patent trolls.
To hear Microsoft executive Andy Lees describe Mango's 500 improvements to the Windows Phone platform would be daunting.
Windows Phone impresses with its Internet Explorer 9 integration, Bing integration, and links to Office, Xbox, and Skype
Even with the 500 improvements announced Tuesday in the Windows Phone OS update called Mango, some analysts are concerned that Microsoft didn't show any new hardware to ship in the fall with Mango installed.