smart phones


Technology is a new kind of lifeline for refugees

Nov 9, 2015
Aid groups are beginning to view connectivity as a basic humanitarian right.
Posted In: syrian refugees, smart phones, wifi, Europe

Bad tech habits were made to be broken

Oct 2, 2015
You might be guilty, too. Now, put the phone down and go to sleep already.
Posted In: habits, smart phones

The end of cheap subsidized smartphones

Sep 10, 2015
Wireless carriers are pushing lower-cost plans.
Posted In: smart phones, cell phones, iPhone

Why your cell phone battery life still stinks

Apr 9, 2015
Unlike massive leaps in computing technology, batteries are tough to improve.
Posted In: batteries, battery, smart phones, apple watch

Blackberry plans self-destructing phone

Dec 26, 2014
The smartphone maker partners with Boeing on an ultra-secure phone
Posted In: Blackberry, Boeing, smart phones, defense contractors

Tech in 2015: We'll be connected 24/7

Dec 24, 2014
Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson tells us what to expect in the year ahead.
Posted In: wifi, smart phones, China

Car companies catch up to a connected world

Oct 29, 2014
Cars are becoming more and more like huge smartphones on wheels.
Posted In: smart phones, smart devices, cars

Parking valet on demand

Oct 24, 2014
In the "instant gratification" economy, even parking has an app.
Posted In: app, smart phones, itunes

Making a smartphone for just $25

Oct 20, 2014
Cheap smartphones in emerging economies could help the tech industry's survival.
Posted In: smart phones, developing countries, next billion

Blackberry's not dead yet

Sep 22, 2014
Despite the ongoing death watch, Blackberry is still launching products.
Posted In: Blackberry, smart phones, android