Survey Finds More Apps Downloaded, Little More Time Spent Using ThemThe growing number of apps smart phone users download has not kept pace with the amount of time spent actually using them, according to a new Nielsen survey.
Google To Buy Motorola Mobility For $12.5 BillionGoogle's purchase of Motorola Mobility shows the internet giant is serious about expanding beyond its core business and setting the agenda in the fast-growing mobile market.
More Workplace Smartphones Used For Personal Time, PornUsing a smartphone to check personal email is just the beginning, as more and more Americans are using their digital devices to get in a little ‘me time’ while at work.
ConsumerWatch: Wireless Companies To Charge More, End Some PerksTalk is cheap, but one cell phone company is raising the cost to go online, while another is saying goodbye to some popular perks.
Verizon A Big Winner With iPhone? Not So FastVerizon Wireless would seem to be a big winner after its expected announcement Tuesday that it will start selling the iPhone and break Apple Inc.'s monogamous relationship with AT&T Inc. in the U.S.
Verizon iPhone Rumors Reignited By Mystery EventVerizon Wireless said Friday it will hold a press conference on Jan. 11, reigniting rumors that it will become the second U.S. carrier to sell Apple Inc.'s iPhone.
AT&T To Sell 3GS iPhones For $49AT&T Inc. will start selling the previous-generation iPhone—the iPhone 3GS—for $49 starting Friday to customers who buy the smart phone with a two-year service contract and data plan.
Google Mobile Head Says Nexus One Phone Too AmbitiousThe head of Google's Android mobile operating software says the search company "bit off a little more than we could chew" with the sale of the Nexus One, a smart phone Google began selling online early this year but then stopped offering after similar devices powered by Android hit the market.
Microsoft Windows Phone 7 Devices Go On SaleSmart phones running Microsoft's new software are now available for AT&T Inc. and T-Mobile USA customers.
Microsoft Bets Big On New Windows Phone 7 SoftwareAfter years of declining sales of phones based on Microsoft's Windows Mobile software, the company is starting with a fresh slate - a completely new operating system for phones.