Apple and Samsung have emerged as the global kings of smartphones, tablets and PCs even though the two vendors have very different product and pricing strategies, IDC said Monday.
The proliferation of Android tablets of various sizes, the trend toward lower prices, and the launch of the Apple iPad mini have convinced research firm IDC to bump up its global market forecast for the tablet market.
AT&T said Monday it has upped its LTE wireless network reach to 109 markets, by adding six cities in Puerto Rico as well as Albuquerque, N.M., Reading, Pa., and Salt Lake City
Research in Motion updated its mobile management software designed to prepare users for next year's BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 release.
Apple iPhones and Android smartphones will replace BlackBerry as the most popular handsets that workers use, according to IDC research.
The combination smartphone-tablet Samsung Galaxy Note II has proven more popular than analysts had expected.
AT&T said it is ahead of schedule for 4G LTE network deployments and has now reached 103 cities in the U.S.
Navigation technology provider TomTom announced developer tools and a platform for location-based services (LBS) in the cloud to help in the rapid creation of apps for finding locations that are used by truck fleets and other businesses.
A new survey found 63 percent of mobile workers are spending at least six hours each weekend online -- and nearly one-third are online for up to 20 hours over the two days.
Six mobile apps from SAP will deliver tools for business training, recruiting and sales.
Gartner report that 1.2 billion smart devices will be purchased in 2013, breaking the 1 billion mark for the first time.
AT&T will sell two Samsung tablets starting Friday: the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 for $499.99 and the ATIV Smart PC for $799.99.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer touts the personalization features of Windows Phone 8 in a new 46-second video ad.
Some early users of Microsoft's Surface RT tablet say they are confused or frustrated by the touch interface on the 10.6-in. display and are relying instead on the attachable keyboard with its more conventional track pad and arrow keys to input commands.
Where are the sub-$300 Windows RT tablets? It's a question that might not be answered until Friday, when tablet makers finally put them on sale.