Smart phones


Qualcomm Buys Santa Clara Wi-Fi Firm Atheros For $3.2 Billion

Qualcomm Inc. is making a $3.2 billion bet on the continuing spread of Wi-Fi-connected gadgets—think tablet computers, smart phones or even TVs—into every corner of life in the 21st century.

CBS San Francisco–01/05/2011

Apple iPhone 4. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Apple Among Top 5 In Smart Phone Sales

Global smart phone sales nearly doubled in the third quarter, and Cupertino-based Apple Inc. is now one of the top five bestselling manufacturers, according to a new study released Wednesday.

CBS San Francisco–11/10/2010

Tech Reports w/ Larry Magid

Tech Report: Driving With An Android Phone

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — Google has released software that makes smart phones running the Android platform easier and theoretically safer to use while driving. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid Reporting: The app turns the phone […]