Apple and Samsung may be top dogs here in the US, but other smartphone makers are taking root around the world in a big way.
Neck in neck with heavy hitters -- like Twitter, Skype, and Facebook Messenger -- the messaging service has grown quickly over the last few years.
While people in the U.S. are still sending trillions of text messages per year, they sent 5 percent less in 2012 than they did in 2011.
According to new data, 19 billion chat messages were sent each day last year, compared to 17.6 billion SMS messages.
Instant messaging through chat apps has overtaken texting for the first time ever.
There's a lot of confusion over whether T-Mobile's new plans are a good thing. CNET breaks it down for you.
That's the word from the China Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, which complained that the core Android technology is "strictly controlled by Google."
The Samsung Galaxy S3 is the phone most recommended by high street retailers, according to a study.
The prepaid carrier offers a new choice of unlimited data plans to users hankering for speedy 4G LTE.
This year, Android and Samsung reigned supreme, Lumia 900 sales didn't live up to the phone's splashy launch, and RIM delayed BlackBerry 10 -- again.