Is it a simple “boredom killer” or a fixation that can develop into a full-blown psychological disorder? With three young children and a full-time job, Emma Martini has little time for computer games. But every night she sits quietly at the end of her son’s bed to put him to sleep—and plays Candy Crush.
Samsung defends its crown as the world’s top smartphone maker Monday, unveiling a new premier smartphone in the face of tougher markets and a rising challenge from China.
Firefox OS, an upstart smartphone operating system aimed a challenging the Apple and Google duopoly, will power a new category of $25 smartphones for developing countries, the California-based nonprofit Mozilla Foundation said Sunday.
Documents leaked by former National Security Agency contactor Edward Snowden suggest that spy agencies have a powerful ally in Angry Birds and a host of other apps installed on smartphones across the globe.
The world’s biggest mobile network is ready to offer Apple’s iPhone, but while the US technology giant has declared China its biggest future market, it faces an uphill battle to unseat Samsung and homegrown competitors.
As spending on gadgets flattens in a world obsessed with smartphones and tablets, the Consumer Electronics Show here hopes to be a launch pad for a new must-have device.
From drones and smart cars to remote-controlled door locks and eyewear, the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show promises to showcase the “Internet of Things,” along with gadgets like smartphones and tablets.
Most stores were closed but Americans still managed to shop on Christmas Day – increasingly on their smartphones.
Tablet computers are so easy to use that even a 3-year-old can master them. And that has some pediatricians and other health experts worried.
Google’s Android platform was used on four out of five smartphones sold worldwide in the third quarter, while Microsoft’s Windows Phone showed strong gains, said a survey out Tuesday.
Samsung Electronics Co. has a new goal after overtaking Apple in smartphones: it wants to be world No. 1 in tablet computers.
Outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said Thursday his biggest regret was missing the boat on smartphones – but he said the software giant should not admit defeat just yet.
Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and analysis of what consumers watch and buy, launched Nielsen Topten, a mobile app that provides insight into trends across a variety of media and product categories.