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Though Google generates a significant portion of its revenues on placing ads, the Internet search giant is making a bold move in asking developers of its new Google Glass platform to not embed ads into apps made for the new wearable computing form factor.
Microsoft's Windows Phone exec Terry Myerson spoke at All Things D's conference and once again clarified that his company will not enter the phone hardware space in releasing a Surface Phone.
Though BlackBerry had only recently unveiled two smartphone models to debut its new BlackBerry 10 operating system on, the company may launch two to three additional models by the end of the year, with one such model speculated to be a phablet.
With the rumored Windows Blue update coming later this year, it is now believed that Microsoft executives are considering a move to bring back the Start button.
Former Android head Andy Rubin had revealed that the operating system he helped co-create was originally designed for cameras and smart cameras, like the Samsung Galaxy Camera, and not for phones.
It's official. After Samsung had debuted the Galaxy S4 flagship Android phone at a New York City event last month, there was speculations about when the device would launch for the U.S. market, with what processors and what the official specs are.
Along with shipping notifications to some of its earliest Google Glass Explorer signups, Google has gone on to detail some of the specs behind its Google Glass wearable computing device.
As was reported, Google is finally beginning to ship early units of its Google Glass to its Glass Explorers, or developers who signed up to trial Google Glass at last year's Google I/O conference.
In an interview with Bloomberg, Facebook's director of product Adam Mosseri revealed that the company is now engaged in active dialogue with Apple and Microsoft in trying to get its recently unveiled Facebook Home user interface onto the iOS and Windows Phone ecosystems...
Perhaps the buzz behind the launches of the Nokia Lumia 920 and the HTC One is forcing Apple to focus on low-light photography as the iPhone-maker is rumored to include a 12-megapixel camera sensor on the next-generation iPhone 5S that will make it easier for users to c...
Rumors of the Nokia Lumia EOS smartphone, which was rumored to have been debuted earlier this year at the Mobile World Congress, are starting to pick up again and this time Nokia is rumored to be considering one of the most advanced processors announced in 2013.
With rumors about Babel--which has also been referred to as Babble in the past--Google's update to its VoIP-like Google Voice service may indicate that the company is preparing for a broader unified messaging service.
Apple board member Bill Campbell may have fueled further fire about rumors of Apple entering the wearable computing market with its highly anticipated iWatch.
If contracts aren't your thing and T-Mobile's UNcarrier mantra is more to your liking than the way the traditional mobile industry works, then Verizon may have a new tune to sing to you in the form of its new carrier financing model that will allow customers to buy thei...
We had previously reported about a leaked ATIV Book 6 branding for Samsung's Windows 8 notebook that would be coming to the U.S., and now it looks like the ATIV Book moniker will be used on even more Samsung's notebook and laptop products.
Remember the Asus-made Padfone that attempted to turn your Asus smartphone into a tablet through a hybrid convertible design?
Verizon Wireless has, as a result of its large network, good service, and widespread LTE coverage, competed mostly in the premium tier where cell phone plans and networks are concerned.
Sprint-owned prepaid carrier Boost Mobile is rumored to be launching a higher end mid-range LG Optimus F7 Android smartphone for its network.
The latest report speculates that Google-owned Motorola Mobility has faced some delays for the X Phone.
We've reported recently that 1080p full HD resolution displays will be coming to the next major Windows Phone OS update, also known as GDR3, and now we are hearing that the same update may allow manufacturers to create larger Windows Phone devices
One of the issues with living a digital life lately is what happens to your Internet history--browsing history, Gmail and social media accounts, and digital content purchases--when you pass on?
Google, which had historically limited customer service to web forums, emails, and chat in the past, is taking a bold move in hiring 40 Google Glass advisers.
One of the chief complaints about the iPhone today is that the smartphone lacks a notification light to alert you, without having to turn on your phone's display, if you have any missed calls, text messages, or emails awaiting you.
Google has announced that it will begin shipping its Google Glass wearable computing hardware sometime next month, which coincidentally would be during the same month that its Google I/O conference kicks off.
Samsung had debuted its ATIV branding to accommodate the arrival of new Windows Phone and Windows 8 tablets late last year, and now it appears that Samsung intends on growing the ATIV family with a new notebook.
Rumors of a shrunken down Microsoft Surface tablet to compete against Apple's iPad mini and Samsung's Galaxy Note 8.0 are once again, no pun intended, surfacing on the Internet.
Nexus 10 owners who want to protect or accessorize their devices may be happy to know that Google has released its first official Nexus 10 accessory in the form of the Nexus 10 cover.
After having declared thermonuclear war on Android, Apple has spurned its biggest content partner Google and had removed native, embedded services like YouTube and Google Maps from its platform.
While there is plenty of excitement on how Google Glass will end up in defining the wearable computing technology, its presence may not always be welcomed even among the most tech-forward crowd.
Along with a recent UI overhaul of its Play Store, Google also removed nearly 60,000 Android apps that were non-compliant, malicious, or low-quality.
According to the latest report, Acer may be considering lowering the price of its 7.9-inch Android tablet in an effort to better compete against Apple's iPad mini on price.
In a nod to the environment, Starbucks is ending its free iTunes download cards where users can grab a physical card--the size of a business card--at a cafe counter and enter the special promo code in iTunes to download free content ranging from MP3s to books and apps.
If you prefer Samsung high-end smartphones because of the company's use of the Super AMOLED-based displays, then there may be more options coming in the future
While it's been speculated in the past that the 'S' in the iPhone 5S name would stand for security, hinting at the fingerprint technology that Apple had acquired from Authentec, a series of late-cycle job postings would seemingly indicate that the technology may not app...
It looks like Verizon Wireless won't be the only carrier to offer Nokia's much-rumored flagship Lumia 928 Windows Phone 8 smartphone as T-Mobile is said to also offer a variant of the device.