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.
Smartphones have strong trade-in value, sometimes as much as hundreds of dollars.
Apple's share of global smartphone shipments declined to 13.2 percent in the second quarter, while both Android and Windows Phone registered slight increases, IDC said Wednesday.
The big innovations have happened for the moment, and the next few batches of smartphone introductions may offer frills over fundamentals, analysts say.
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.
With Apple's iWatch and several competing smartwatches from major manufacturers in the works, some analysts question whether consumers will embrace such wearable technology.
Apple's anticipated iWatch and Google Glass have provoked plenty of headlines, but a recent poll shows that a majority of well-heeled Americans with college degrees wouldn't consider buying or wearing such devices.
In the continuing war between Verizon and AT&T, the battle has come down to LTE network size vs. LTE network speed. But new LTE technology isn't far over the horizon.
The rapid and stark decline of Symbian serves as a warning about what can happen to top smartphone operating systems, even iOS and Android, in a volatile market.