What will the future look like? Though the answers may not be definite, IBM's annual Five in Five list does its best to answer this pressing question. The list, which enumerates five predictions about technological breakthroughs that may happen in the next five years, gives people an overview of how technology will develop in the future.Read more
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A recent study by Ericsson ConsumerLab points out 10 of the most common activities of a new smartphone user.Read more
Smartphones are now more popular than conventional mobile phones among the U.S. adults, according to a study released on Thursday, confirming a trend of aggressive spread of these “pocket minicomputers”.Read more
2012 will bring a total of over 2.5 million new viruses, a marked increase in malware dedicated to mobile devices and attacks against large organizations, according to the report released by the German IT security company G Data.Read more
Over 800,000 base stations will utilize alternative energy solutions such as wind or solar energy in 2009, according to ABI Research.
The forecast was made by the researchers’ new Clean Telecoms Research Service, set up to meet the growing need for detailed market information about green initiatives.
It was always on the cards from the moment Acer announced its intention to enter the smartphone arena.
Now the Taiwanese electronics giant has made it clear that it plans to drive down the cost of smartphones – to a level where mobile operators could give them away for free.
Acer plans to release two low-priced handsets – the F1 and L1 – in October. Both will be touchscreen devices running Windows Mobile 6.5.
ZTE Corporation is promising to reveal a full portfolio of smartphones at the Mobile World Congress 2009 in Barcelona.
All in all, 10 different designs are to go on show, including customised handsets for Vodafone and China Mobile.
IDC forecasts that global mobile phone shipments will fall 2.2 per cent next year, the first decline since 2001.
However, the researchers expect smartphone sales to outperform the market next year, growing an estimated 8.9 per cent.
The growing number of WiFi enabled smartphones appears to be spurring WeFi Inc on to greater things.
The community-based global Wi-Fi network says it has now amassed over one million users in 215 countries, with an increasing number coming from mobile devices.