Thinner, lighter and faster? Sure. But there are some new ideas, too.
Smartphone manufacturer HTC has announced “Power to Give,” a new initiative that harnesses the collective processing power of the company’s smartphones to solve epic scientific challenges.
Here’s the rub for companies: A good part of the key markets they serve already own smartphones and use them to connect various Internet services. How do you grow from there?
BlackBerry will release a low-cost phone in Indonesia in April and plans a broader release of a phone that restores a beloved row of control keys with a track pad.
Zuckerberg said his company’s $19 billion acquisition of mobile messaging service WhatsApp will allow the startup to focus on growing its user base — and not on making money — over the next five years.
Never mind the old YotaPhone, here’s the real YotaPhone.
Sony is borrowing innovations from its audio and camcorder businesses and incorporating its new Xperia Z2 smartphone with noise-cancelling technology and ultra-high-definition video recording.
Samsung is expected to announce a successor to its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone. That’s bad news for all the other phone makers trying to get noticed at the Mobile World Congress wireless show.
How’s this for gall? Take away hundreds of dollars in subsidies that cellphone customers have enjoyed for years. Then pass it off as an improvement. The major U.S. wireless companies are doing just that. And many of their customers seem to like it.