Galaxy S7 Sales Boost Samsung Earnings
Samsung earned a bit more than it expected to during the first three months of the year, thanks to robust sales of the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge smartphones.
iPhone Sales Slump: How Apple Can Fix It
Apple CEO Tim Cook is optimistic about the company's future even though it just posted its first-ever drop in iPhone shipments during its latest earnings report.
FBI Won't Share iPhone Hack With Apple, Report Says
The FBI paid approximately $1 million for a hack into an encrypted iPhone, and now plans to keep the details to itself, according to The Wall Street Journal. The government also dropped case against Apple in Brooklyn -- and that has law enforcement fuming.
Google Expands Free Apps For Work Offer
Subsidizing Google Apps for Work will now continue through the end of the year for customers under contract with other vendors. Google also expanded the program to provide assistance to smaller companies.
iPhone 7 Rumors: Intel LTE Chip, Compact Camera
Apple may be moving to install an Intel LTE chips in its upcoming iPhone 7, according to comments from current supplier Qualcomm. However, one analyst claims it's 2017's iPhone 8 that everyone should be watching.
Windows Mobile Slides Closer To Oblivion
Sales of Lumia smartphones crashed and burned during the first quarter of the year, according to Microsoft's latest financial results released this week. The collapse is leading to questions about Windows 10 Mobile's future.
Burr-Feinstein Encryption Bill Rankles Tech Community
A coalition of tech groups called proposed encryption legislation "well-intentioned but ultimately unworkable," while an op-ed deemed it grounds for the dismissal of Senators Dianne Feinstein and Richard Burr, the bill's sponsors.
Windows 10 Mobile Test Build Rolls Out Texting Via PC
Microsoft is allowing Windows Insiders to test its Messaging Everywhere feature that lets people send and receive text messages on Windows phones and PCs. The feature strips Skype integration from the messaging app.
WWDC 2016: iOS 10, Mac OS X Updates Expected
Apple plans to hold the first day of its Worldwide Developers Conference at a larger venue, where the company will unveil the roadmap for its four software platforms, including iOS and Mac OS X. Could a car and more Apple Music be in the works?
9 Outlook Alternatives For iPhone, Android
Microsoft Outlook is a popular mobile email app, but it's far from your only option. Here is a list of alternatives for iOS and Android if you want to try something new.
Master iOS 9.3 With These 9 Tips And Tricks
Apple debuted the feature-packed iOS 9.3 at its launch event that also unveiled the iPhone SE and smaller iPad Pro. Here are some tips to help you maximize your day-to-day use of the updated mobile operating system.
Apple's App Store May Adopt Paid Search
A secret team is reportedly reviewing ways to shake up the iTunes App Store. One strategy under consideration would see developers pay to boost the discoverability of their apps.
Apple Watch Sales Declining, Report Finds
KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has a reputation for accurate Apple information, has issued a report claiming Apple Watch sales are slated to decline 25% this year. The report also indicates that Apple will offer some small Watch improvements this year, before a major redesign in 2017.
iPad Pro 9.7 May Be Apple's Best Tablet Yet
Apple's mid-size 9.7-inch tablet takes a big step forward in the new iPad Pro. This powerful slate offers plenty for mobile professionals to like. Here's an up-close look.
BlackBerry Plans 2 More Android Smartphones
With Priv sales struggling, BlackBerry aims to release two mid-range Android-based handsets to boost its hardware portfolio. Overall, the company's smartphone sales continue to struggle.
Amazon Echo: A Rising Rock Star?
Amazon's Echo device and its Alexa digital assistant are changing the consumer online shopping experience and integrating it into the home.
Apple Vs. FBI: 5 Key Quotes From James Comey's Speech
FBI Director James Comey gave a speech April 6 discussing the case against Apple and calling for not litigation but conversation that's fair, measured, and thoughtful -- and where participants are open to being wrong.
Top 10 All-Time Favorite Apple Commercials
Apple recently marked its 40th birthday, and the company settled into middle age with a couple of new TV ads. Through the last four decades, Apple has produced not only iconic products, but also memorable commercials. We take a look at our 10 favorite Apple ads of all time.
Gartner: IT Spending Will Decline In 2016
Gartner expects global IT spending to dip slightly in 2016, to $3.49 trillion. Faced with spending constraints, but the need to advance, many are optimizing by spending on services instead of assets.
Galaxy S7 Propels Samsung Profits
Samsung said it recorded a 10% jump in profits for the first quarter due to sales of its new flagship smartphones: the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge.
Huawei P9 Smartphone Boasts Dual Leica Cameras
Huawei's new flagship, the P9, is the first smartphone co-engineered by Leica Camera. The phone features RGB and monochrome cameras that work together. Although the company is working to emphasize its quality credentials, don't look for this one in the US yet.
HP Spectre, Envy Updated: Powerful Processing, Luxurious Touches
HP introduced its newest premium laptop, the 13.3-inch Spectre, calling it the thinnest laptop in the world. It debuted alongside exclusive designs by Tord Boontje and Jess Hannah, as well as updated Envy models. Here's an up-close look at the new offerings.
Apple Services Secret To Growth
Apple's iPhone sales are facing slowing growth, but the company has another weapon in its arsenal to drive growth higher, according to a report by Credit Suisse.