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Articles by Ed Hansberry
posted in May 2011
To avoid patent claims, HTC is paying Microsoft a $5 licensing fee for every Android phone it sells.
With Symbian put out to pasture, the Finnish phone maker plans to launch new phones for Microsoft's mobile platform every two to three months.
If payment systems that use your phone take off, having to carry cash or credit cards around may soon be a thing of the past. Consider the risks first though.
The cable provider is dropping plans for its own wireless network and instead will partner with Sprint.
Advances in mobile and e-reader technologies and authors trying new publishing business models are bringing the end of traditional books closer than ever before.
A class action lawsuit accuses the carrier of billing users for consuming as much as 300% more than was actually used.
The HTC Trophy soon will be available on the largest carrier in the U.S., putting WP7 on all of the nation's major wireless phone networks.
The nation's smallest carrier also announced it will no longer charge minutes for making calls over Wi-Fi.
AT&T and T-Mobile are bringing up the rear in ACIS's annual consumer survey.
Details emerge about features that will be revealed May 24, including Internet Explorer 9, revamped messaging, and improved syncing, about the mobile OS update due this fall.
Samsung and LG still rank second and third behind the Finnish company, despite Symbian’s decline, followed by Apple and RIM, according to an ABI Research report.
Pyramid Research's forecast that Microsoft's smartphone will lead the market by 2015 has raised questions; now there are answers.
The Department of Justice is taking a harder look at AT&T's proposed acquisition of T-Mobile, which means the deal could be delayed indefinitely while the investigation continues.
For the foreseeable future, consumers' interest in smartphones will be very similar to recent trends. The long term though looks very different than it does today.
Users who jailbroke their phones to get early access to Microsoft's NoDo update are finding they can't get the latest patch, intended to protect against the fraudulent SSL certificates issued by Comodo.
Google's mobile platform remains at the top of the smartphone market for the second quarter in a row, while Microsoft's latest platform barely registered.
Google is stopping customers of certain wireless networks from downloading apps for Android devices that allows them to tether other devices.
RIM announced the Blackberry 7 platform on Monday, but it doesn't have the QNX operating system that many have been anticipating.
Developers have a lot of APIs to keep track of when creating apps for multiple platforms. Microsoft is trying to make it easier for iOS developers to build Windows Phone apps by providing a cross-reference API database.