Hoping to halt sinking profits, HTC debuts One smartphone

The flagship phone that could put an end to HTC’s sinking profits finally hit stores Friday. The long-awaited HTC One is available today by AT&T and Sprint, both online and at their retail stores. You can also purchase it at Best Buy, RadioShack, Walmart, Target,, Costco, Car Toys, Sam’s Club,, and Both Sprint and AT&T are… Read More


Microsoft research: 4 habits of the multi-screen viewer

Nowadays, with all the gadgets available to us, multi-tasking with multiple devices has become a regularity. While watching the game on TV, we’ll Tweet about it on our smartphone. When shopping on our PCs, we might use a tablet to find reviews. And if we have more questions about the cast members while watching The… Read More


T-Mobile debuts prepaid wireless service GoSmart

T-Mobile is hoping to keep pace with its competitors with a new budget wireless service called GoSmart Mobile. GoSmart Mobile, which is completely separate from T-Mobile, will be available starting today at over 3,000 stores in the U.S. and offers pre-paid unlimited plans starting at $30 for unlimited voice and text. For $35 you can… Read More


Fishing with a smartphone: ReelSonar helps you catch fish

Say goodbye to going home after a long day of fishing with nothing to show for it. A sweet new system called ReelSonar just made catching fish a whole lot easier with a little help from your smartphone. ReelSonar is a Bluetooth-enabled portable sonar fishfinder for your smartphone or tablet. It essentially tells you exactly… Read More


Google, Samsung dominate mobile market share from September to November

Samsung and Google, at least from September to November, reigned supreme in the smartphone world. comScore revealed data from the its MobiLens service and found Samsung as the top handset manufacturer and Google Android as the top smartphone platform during the three month average period ending Nov. 2012. Microsoft, meanwhile, continues to lag behind. According to… Read More


POLL: Help this 22-year-old find his next smartphone

UPDATE, Jan. 10: Click here to find out what smartphone I decided on ——————— I’ve arrived at the biggest dilemma known to humankind: Apple or Samsung? OK, maybe not humankind. But it’s certainly a raging debate in the smartphone world (in the courtroom, too, but we’ll save that for another day). My two-year-old HTC G2 seems ancient now… Read More


Video games analyst: “Consumers are starved for new titles”

Game developers, take notice. Right now might be a perfect time to unveil that new game you’ve been working on for the past few years. According to NPD Video Games Industry Analyst Liam Callahan, the headliners of this holiday season’s video game lineup mostly consist of strong sequels — Call of Duty Black Ops, Halo 4, Assassins Creed… Read More


Nokia drops out of top 5 smartphone rankings

It seems like only yesterday when you would hear that Nokia jingle in every coffee shop, but the latest numbers show that the Finnish company is free-falling out of the cell phone sphere. All Things D reports that the third quarter metrics from IDC show Nokia out of the top 5 smartphone vendors in the… Read More


Microsoft’s smartphone share falls

Here’s more challenging news for Microsoft in the highly competitive smartphone arena. The latest report from comScore — a survey of more than 30,000 U.S. mobile subscribers — found that Microsoft’s share slipped to 3.6 percent during the three-month period ended in August. Meanwhile, Google and Apple continued to gain share, mainly at the expense of RIM,… Read More