Had battery technologies improved as much as say computer graphics card or hard disk storage space, we’d probably be using mobile devices with a year of usage on a single charge. As things are, most would settle for a week. And this seems to be exactly what Microsoft’s Research unit is working on right now —...

Muggers could be in for some tough times soon! The absolute explosion of smartphone and mobile devices have made them an increasingly lucrative target for robbers and thieves. While the loss of a person’s smartphone is troubling in itself, there is obviously a bigger risk here, and that is the fact that the...

Yes, you heard that right, folks, 30 seconds! Flat. Or even less. This is the promise of a new breed of chargers that could potentially revolutionize the way smartphones, tablets, and laptops are used. Then again, battery and charging improvements for mobile devices are long overdue. As this report over at...

The constant flip flopping over dual OS smartphone is currently one of the most piercing mysteries in technology. The user base might be ready, but almost all vendors are having second thoughts. Sure, Ramos is almost ready to become the first vendor with a dual boot tablet. But the chief marketing officer of...

The Finnish telecom giant has carved a nice little niche for itself with its colorful smartphone designs, and though its might have handed over its devices and services business to Microsoft, it still actively researches and developers new technologies. And speaking of active, it appears that the company has...

Microsoft has a few big things planned for this spring. Prime among them the unveiling (and eventual) release of Windows 8.1 Update 1, Windows Phone 8.1 and hopefully some new Surface hardware. The biggest news, however, should be the long (delayed and) awaited release of Windows Phone 8.1 and what exactly...

If there is one Windows Phone partner this side of Nokia that can turn things around, it’s HTC. Huawei has other things on its mind, while Samsung seems rather impassive (for now) when it comes to new Windows Phone handsets. HTC, on the other hand, boasts the second biggest market share when it comes to...

Just like most things in life, there are two type of Nokia fans. Those that live and breathe Windows Phone handsets, and those that are still holding out for the company to release an Android smartphone. Yes, even after the purchase by Microsoft, even after the Finnish company’s sheer dominance of the Windows...

We dive into the amazing world of patents once again. Unlike the Apple and Samsung ordeal, the stakes here may be lower, but this is still a notable development. This time, the two parties are Nokia and HTC — and the Finnish telecom giant has managed to obtain an injunction against HTC One Mini, which will...

Smartphone makers have a crazy knack of following the crowd. Even at times when it does not actually make the greatest sense. If a new technology is in, you can be sure that handset vendors will be on it. Take 64-bit mobile processors, for instance. This report says that we vendors have chosen the next year...