Startup Nextbit launches its first smartphone as a Kickstarter project. Early commitments will nab the device, named "Robin," for $299.
The search giant and Android maker will introduce two smartphones, one made by LG and the other by Huawei.
From CNET Magazine: Fingerprint readers, which are more convenient and more secure than passcodes, could finally do away with the weakest link in almost any security system.
The search giant is hoping to give smartwatches powered by Google-made software a jolt of popularity. How? By opening them up to the Apple faithful.
A higher market share for Huawei and a lower one for Microsoft have reversed the global rankings of the two, says research firm Strategy Analytics.
The site vows that it will beat the trade-in deals from both Apple and the wireless carriers with special pricing. But don't dawdle, the deal ends in a week.
The smartphone's stylus gets jammed when you insert it backwards into the storage slot, which can break it permanently. It's a problem some research analysts say harkens back to Apple's iPhone design uproar.
Forrester Research says the revenue hit to US cloud and outsourcing providers is less than initially expected because international customers boosted security instead of leaving.
More than a quarter of smartphone buyers across Europe jumped ship from Android to iOS, which saw solid gains across most of the continent, says research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.
That's a plus, given the retail giant's profit margins are higher when products are sold through third parties, say analysts cited in The Wall Street Journal.