John Sculley, who infamously fired Steve Jobs in 1985, has announced two sleek new handsets from his company, Obi Worldphone.
Chinese vendor Alcatel OneTouch wants to redefine the term so it doesn't just refer to premium products like Apple's iPhone.
With its competitive unlocked price tag, the Axon Pro for the US market features a generous 5.5-inch screen, two rear-facing cameras, and a powerful Snapdragon 810 CPU.
Ford's aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup gains even more premium-car touches and technology for 2016 as automakers race to court luxury-truck buyers.
Available directly to customers, the unlocked Axon Pro is the first of ZTE's flagship series. It features a Snapdragon 810 processor, a 13-megapixel camera, and a 5.5-inch display.
A lesser-powered 5.2-inch take on the G4 could arrive soon, says a Russian website.
A familiar source says HTC could introduce a new line of smartphone later this year.
Two more wireless carriers announce pricing and availability for the marquee device.
The devices will be known as Cityman and Talkman, according to leaks that have hit Twitter.
A lesser-powered riff on the G4 recently appeared on a German retailer's website.