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mobile-device makers


Qualcomm invents way to wirelessly charge mobile devices with metal bodies

The new technology will allow you to wirelessly charge a smartphone or other device with a metal exterior or case, a process that hasn't been possible with current charging systems.

By July 28, 2015


Intel's TV service will be on mobile devices too, exec says

Erik Huggers, head of Intel's TV business, tells CNET that the company is staying away from the Intel brand with its new service so people don't automatically think of "Intel Inside."

By February 12, 2013


Google said to bring Android to multiple mobile-device makers

In a move to assume more control over apps and sales of cell phones and tablets, the Web giant is rumored to start releasing Android software to several mobile-device makers at once.

By May 15, 2012


Adobe abandons Flash plug-in for mobile devices: report

In what appears to be a dramatic turnaround, Adobe seems to have scrapped a high-profile effort to bring Flash Player browser plug-in to mobile devices.

By November 8, 2011


Mobile devices erode traditional gaming space

Console-makers Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony have always competed with each other. Now it seems Google and Apple are rapidly leaping into the gaming world as well, which could change the game entirely. CNET News' Kara Tsuboi reports from the E3 gaming show in Los Angeles.

By June 16, 2011


Web-based Lookout protects mobile devices, data

Lookout offers data security, backup, and management over the Web and a way to locate and protect missing or stolen devices.

By December 24, 2009


Free TV for cell phones and mobile devices

The Baltimore-Washington, D.C. area will be the first region in the country to allow cell phone subscribers to get free broadcast TV on their handsets.

By April 20, 2009


Facebook, Samsung prepare to sell virtual reality to the masses

Two of the world's largest tech companies have teamed up to sell their $100 Gear VR device to everyday consumers. Will people buy it?

By November 20, 2015


Whoops! Motorola accidentally leaks Moto G Maker

The tool will allow users to pick the design of their choosing for Motorola's upcoming smartphone, but the smartphone has since gone dark after briefly appearing online.

By July 24, 2015


Ubuntu version coming to mobile devices

As expected, Canonical says a release of its Ubuntu Linux operating system called Ubuntu Netbook Remix is in the works for mobile Internet devices and mini-notebooks.

By June 3, 2008