COVID: California Unveils Smartphone Tool Developed By Apple, Google To Trace Virus CasesCalifornia is rolling out a voluntary smartphone tool to alert people if they spent time near someone who tests positive for the coronavirus as cases and hospitalizations soar throughout the state.
California Early Earthquake Alerts To Be Standard On Android PhonesCalifornia's earthquake early warnings will be a standard feature on all Android phones, bypassing the need for users to download the state's MyShake app.
Apple Customers Can Now Submit Claims In Settlement Over Slowing Down iPhonesApple customers who purchased certain previous iPhone models can now submit claims for about $25 per phone as part of the Cupertino-based company's settlement of a class action lawsuit.
Apple Unveils New Budget iPhone Amid PandemicAfter years of releasing smartphones with four-figure price tags, Apple is reintroducing a lower-cost, stripped down iPhone model.
AG Xavier Becerra Drops Challenge To T-Mobile-Sprint MergerCalifornia’s attorney general said Wednesday that the state will not appeal a judge’s decision approving T-Mobile's $26.5 billion purchase of Sprint, bringing the companies closer to creating a new wireless giant.
Google Debuts Pixel 4 Phone, Wireless Earbuds With AIGoogle unveiled a new Pixel smartphone and other hardware devices Tuesday, all aimed at getting people even more dependent on its artificial-intelligence services.
New iPhone's 'Trypophobic' Design Disturbs People With A Fear Of HolesWhile the design is likely to appeal to photography fans, some social media users say it is triggering their trypophobia.
Google May Just Have Killed Huawei's Bid To Become World's Top Smartphone BrandGoogle is restricting Huawei's access to its Android operating system and apps after the Trump administration blacklisted the Chinese tech firm.
Smartphones At School Pose Global Dilemma For Teachers, ParentsAdults around the world are still trying to find way to curb and control children's use of smartphones, especially at school.
Europe Fines Google $5 Billion For Abusing Its Android DominanceThe company was ordered by the European Commission on Wednesday to pay €4.34 billion ($5 billion) for unfairly pushing its apps on smartphone users and thwarting competitors.
Smartphones Distract Parents From Connecting With Their Kids, Study SaysA new study on how the cellphone obsession is affecting parents claims that smartphones are preventing mothers and fathers from connecting with their children.
Google Creates App That Teaches Adults How To CodeGoogle is now trying to help adults keep up with their tech-savvy kids by introducing an app designed to teach people how to code.
157 New Emoji Coming To iOS, AndroidThe Unicode Consortium -- a nonprofit that sets the global standard for emoji -- announced on Wednesday 157 new emoji options would be coming later this year.
Worried Parents Want Ways To Limit Children's iPhone UseApple is facing new pressure to help curb what's being called child and teen addiction to its smartphones.
When Kids Get Their First Cell Phones Around The WorldHere is a sampling of at what age children around the world are given their own cell phones.