smart phones


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
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The first smartphone turns 20

Aug 18, 2014
Looking back at the phone that was 2 decades ahead of its time.
Posted In: smart phones, mobile devices, IBM