Obama signs a bill into law that makes unlocking a cell phone legal again, making it easier for some consumers to take their phones with them when they change wireless operators.
Lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle pass a bill that will make unlocking a cell phone legal again. But will it really give consumers more choices?
Motorola unveils a near-field communication security sticker for your wrist, Sony's high-priced Walkman gets buzz, and the cute Jibo robot wants to be part of the family.
The unlocked version sells for $549 and can be used on either AT&T or T-Mobile.
The Senate Judiciary Committee votes to repeal the cell phone unlocking ban, which could set the stage for allowing consumers to take any mobile device to any wireless carrier.
In buying Nokia's phone division, Microsoft has suddenly taken on a role it's never played before: being a phone-maker. As a hardware and OS challenger to Android and iOS devices, there's much at stake as Redmond roars ahead.
Customer Social Security numbers and call records are exposed in a bid to get smartphone "unlock" codes from AT&T.
If you have $600 and a desire to play around with firmware, this charcoal-black Galaxy S5 was made for you.
Even if you slap a case on your brand-new smartphone, the handset's aesthetics matter more than you might think.
Starting at $219, the Andy AC5 features a 5-inch display, Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, and a 13-megapixel camera.