The New Smartphone War: 7 Apple and Samsung Challengers

You might call it a lack of ambition. Or you could just call it being very pragmatic. At a recent roundtable with reporters in Tokyo, the head of Sony's mobile business professed his desire to be the No. 3 player in smartphones behind Apple and Samsung. BlackBerry's CEO said the same thing heading up to the launch of » 3/11/13 12:40pm 3/11/13 12:40pm

ZTE Grand S Hands On: Superphone Doesn't Seem So Super

We love an underdog story. So when we saw that ZTE—a company which in the U.S. is not so synonymous with "quality" —was making a spec-monster phone, we were excited. After playing with it for about ten minutes, we're a bit less enthusiastic. » 1/08/13 10:34pm 1/08/13 10:34pm

ZTE Grand S Makes It Official: Everyone and Their Mother Will Make a…

The name ZTE doesn't mean a ton in the U.S. The Chinese company has only had a handful of phones make it stateside and they've been way on the low end. Now, suddenly, they're going for broke with the Grand S. » 1/08/13 4:30pm 1/08/13 4:30pm

It's Impossible To Tell If China's Stupid Giant 6-Inch Windows Phone Is…

This is it, guys. Smartphones are now significantly bigger than your average penis. And it's China's fault. China and its monstrous 5.9-inch Windows Phone screen, which is baffling and probably warrants a nuclear strike from the US. This is happening. » 11/07/12 1:21pm 11/07/12 1:21pm

ZTE Hoping to Launch Mozilla Phone Early 2013

Rumors have been circulating about the imminent arrival of a Mozilla phone for some time. Now the Wall Street Journal and Reuters are reporting that ZTE is planning to launch a Mozilla-powered phone in the first quarter of 2013. » 9/19/12 7:34am 9/19/12 7:34am