Although the Surface brand is a hot commodity right now, Steve Ballmer and Bill Gates disagreed on whether Microsoft should even pursue it. Ballmer's only regret? Not forcing the decision sooner.
SolidEnergy has developed a new battery which will ship in drones, phones, cars and other devices over the next two years, initially. It offers double the battery life of current batteries.
Samsung is allegedly planning to launch a refurbished device marketplace in early 2017 to rival competitors such as Apple. The move could help the company fend off rivals in developing nations.
Insiders claim Nokia is looking to launch new smartphones next year and get into new markets as well, such as virtual reality. Though the company will only design the products, not build them.
Screenshots from a fresh build of Windows 10 for phones have apparently leaked. They show a number of changes, including some cosmetic polish to fonts and the OS, as well as new options.
Microsoft has sued Kyocera, a company which showed some interest in the Windows Phone OS at the Mobile World Congress 2015. The lawsuit cites patent infringement as the cause of the lawsuit.
Microsoft has released the first Windows 10 Technical Preview for Windows phones, and for those of you who can't install the build yet, here's a quick rundown of what's new.
Gabe Aul just confirmed that Windows 10 technical preview for phones and small tablets will be available for insiders later on today though which devices are supported is still unknown.
Microsoft has shown off Windows 10 running on smartphones and small tablets, which is set to replace the Windows Phone and Windows RT operating systems later this year.
With a share of over 50 percent of mobile device activations during December, Apple's new iPhone 6 is by far the most popular gadget gift this holiday season - trailed by Samsung, Nokia, and Sony.
Nokia's logo is vanishing from Lumia devices but it says it will be able to license its brand to other companies for use on handsets from Q4 2016, and that it can already do so on "other devices" now.
OEMs can now repurpose existing Android handset designs to be sold as Windows Phones with relative ease, as HTC did with its One M8. But which Android devices would you like to see as Windows Phones?
London's Metropolitan Police has been lobbying the government and tech companies - including Apple and Samsung - to introduce mandatory passwords on all phones sold in the UK, to help reduce theft.
In an odd twist to its purchase of Nokia's mobility arm, Microsoft actually sold more phones than Apple last quarter - but, of course, the revenues tell a very different story.
As Samsung and LG reportedly prepare handsets with Quad HD displays, Huawei's CEO says such high-res screens on phones are "nonsense", adding cost and draining the battery, with no benefits for users.
Windows Phone 8.1 has reached its RTM milestone, with the final build of the OS delivered to manufacturers this week, and the first new devices designed for 8.1 expected to launch in late April.
In what has been officially described as 'company scaling', BlackBerry has further reduced the number of employees at its product testing unit in the corporate Washington headquarters.
Nokia has unveiled new budget phones designed for emerging market. The new devices closely resemble Nokia's earlier efforts to bring some smartphone usability down to a very low price.
According to a tweet from Spanish company Telefónica, the ZTE Open is destined for market tomorrow. Coming in at a low price of €69, the phone will be the first to run Mozilla's operating system.
Some slightly bizarre research found that 1 in 10 respondents refused to turn off their ringtones at a funeral service, with 1 in 6 admitting to calling, texting or using social media while there.
The prospect of charging your phone with the help of a puddle of water might sound insane, but the technology is quite real, and it's going on sale soon... although it won't exactly be cheap.
iFixit has taken to BlackBerry's flagship Z10 smartphone, showing how you too can do the same with your phone if you need to repair it. How well does the Z10 stack up in regards to repairs?
Nokia's phone designs always seem to be found among US Design Patents, and the most recent is no exception. The D675587 patent contains a phone with some striking similarities to another Nokia model.
Even though Microsoft will not be exhibiting at CES 2013, or delivering the opening keynote, there will still be a load of products on show utilizing Microsoft's software such as Windows 8
If you're thinking of making a new smartphone purchase in 2013, there's some new and upcoming technology that you'll probably want to look our for. We preview and predict the smartphone tech of 2013
Samsung has stated that they're prepared to sue Apple immediately if the next iPhone contains 4G-LTE connectivity, proving they're prepared to step back into the ring against the Cupertino giant.
Paul takes a look at five of his favorite looking smartphones of the past few years, picking out phones he appreciates the design style of. Some you may never have expected to see listed!
Several major tech companies have joined together with Futuremark to develop 3DMark for Android. 3DMark is already one of the major benchmarking systems for desktop PCs.
Google I/O officially starts tomorrow, and the company is widely expected to release a "Nexus" branded tablet or potentially family of devices. Pictures of the banners have come out which confirm all.
Microsoft has come out and said that they will not build their own phones which many speculated after the company announced the Microsoft branded tablet. Read more after the jump.
In the past, malware creators have focused on the PC industry and often ignored the mobile industry. However, that is about to change, according to mobile security firm Lookout. The reason: money.
Steve Ballmer has said at its annual shareholder meeting that Windows 8 will be coming to the phone. This path has long been speculated and the confirmation by Ballmer may seal the deal on the rumors.
According to a source in Thailand, HTC could be working on an extremely high-end handset to target Samsung's Galaxy S II.
Although Google+ is trying to erode some market share, Facebook is by far the most popular social media site on the Internet. In order to continue the dominance, the company has launched a program called...
Microsoft has been on a roll with features that will be coming to the WP7 platform. Neowin covered today's 'Mango' preview in depth and are now learning that along with all the new features, the...
Yesterday, Neowin reported that next week Nokia will be holding an event in which they will discuss Symbian. Today, they have released a series of Nokia concept phones and like typical Nokia hardware many of...
In a short but sweet twitter message posted a couple of hours ago, Google announced that the Android Marketplace has now managed to contain over 100,000 apps, something many analysts expected would happen in August....
Boy Genius Report has received screenshots showing Verizon Wireless' upcoming cell phone plan changes. The new plans will take effect on January 18th. Users have long complained that while Verizon may be the best when...
Yesterday, news channels were littered with headlines concerning the possibility of two major mobile network carriers - T-Mobile, and Orange becoming one under plans to merge their two businesses. T-Mobile is currently...
The Wall Street Journal are reporting that out of 30 surveyed countries, cell phone users in the U.S, Canada, and Spain have the most expensive mobile phone bills in the world. "People don't give up...