There are few materials in the world stronger or more resilient or tougher than that indestructible Nokia cell phone that everyone had at one point in their life. You could run it over with a tank or drop it off the Empire State building or chuck it across a parking lot into a burning building and it would still work.…
Samsung has announced the latest in its A series of phones: the Galaxy A8. It isn’t the most powerful phone, but its all-metal body makes it Samsung’s thinnest ever—but sadly, you might not be able to buy one.
Who the hell would want one of these? Um, everybody? They are so weird that they roll over into awesome.
In France, they know how to relax: on public holidays, virtually all city dwellers flee the urban environment to hit the beach and countryside. And this analysis of cellphone location shows that in quantified, data-driven form.
Smartphones are great and wonderful in almost every way, but they're also as needy as a newborn puppy — if you don't feed them on electrons every night, they turn very quickly into useless hunks of glass. That's why I am seriously excited for this credit-card-sized backup phone that you could slip into your wallet…
A "mid tier hero", if such a phone can exist, HTC's Desire 820 is an intriguing device. Despite being directed at the less-expensive mid-range end of the market, it's the world's first to sport Qualcomm's powerful new 64-bit, 1.5GHz quad core Snapdragon 615 processor.
Sprint has announced that, from Friday, a new family rate will allow 10 lines to share 20GB worth of data for $100 per month. (Though, everyone will need to be moving to Sprint from a different carrier, and the pricing will only last until the end of 2015.)
With major protests in the news again, we decided it's time to update our cell phone guide for protestors. A lot has changed since we last published this report in 2011, for better and for worse.
As soon as the flagship HTC One M8 was revealed back in March it seemed inevitable that HTC would follow it up with a smaller, more affordable miniature version. With the HTC One Mini 2 now revealed, that's turned out to be only half true — it may look like the M8 but, as its name suggests, this handset has just as…
Welcome to our annual New Smartphone Set Up Guide. Someone thought enough of you to help replace that dumb ol' brick you've been lugging around these past few years. Now what?
Confession time: I don't lock my phone. No password or key, no swipe pattern, no fingerprint scan. Nothing. It's really stupid and I will probably regret it someday.
This phone here appears to be yet another miniature version of a popular full size model, with official filings revealing something we suspect might end up being known as the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Mini. Could do with a smaller name, too.
This is Acer's new giganta-smartphone, the Liquid S2, and it's sitting on a fairly impressive secret: it's the world's first phone to pack a 4K-capable video camera.
It looks like rumors of a new BlackBerry handset, the Z30 (once referred to as the A10), could carry some weight: this hands-on video purports to show off the new device, and it seems convincing.
An amendment designed to stop the NSA from collecting phone records of millions of Americans has been narrowly defeated, 205 votes to 217, in the House of Representatives.
The UK media is weirdly ablaze this morning over a story about a store attendant who flipped out when a customer refused to stop talking on her phone while at the checkout. But is that rude, or is it now socially acceptable?
Despite a shaky track record, it seems HP is keen to stay involved with the smartphone market—with one of its execs insisting that it's planning to release a handset. At some point.