Slashdot Items Tagged "smartphone"

Date / Time Story
Friday November 17, 2017 @04:05PM Even New Phones Are No Longer Guaranteed To Have the Latest Version of Android
Friday November 03, 2017 @10:20AM Some Google Pixel 2 XL Units Shipped Without an Operating System
Friday October 27, 2017 @06:56AM India Overtakes the US To Become the World's Second Largest Smartphone Market
Thursday October 19, 2017 @12:24AM Samsung To Let Proper Linux Distros Run on Galaxy Smartphones
Monday October 09, 2017 @01:09PM Slashdot Asks: Does the World Need a Third Mobile OS?
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @12:48PM Google Unveils Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL With No Headphone Jack
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @01:05PM Why Google Needs Gadgets
Monday October 02, 2017 @01:02PM Ask Slashdot: Why Would Anyone Want To Spend $1,000 on a Smartphone?
Friday September 29, 2017 @11:03AM Linux LTS Kernels To Now Be Maintained For Six Years
Wednesday September 20, 2017 @12:23PM GNOME Partners With Purism On Librem 5 Linux-based Privacy-focused Smartphone
Wednesday September 20, 2017 @11:08AM Slashdot Asks: Why Does Google Want To Purchase HTC?
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @05:14AM Android One Is Anything But Dead, Google Reaffirms With Xiaomi Mi A1
Thursday August 24, 2017 @12:06PM Smartphone Maker HTC Explores Strategic Options
Thursday August 24, 2017 @09:07AM You Can Help Purism Build the Secure Open Source Linux-based Librem 5 Smartphone
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @10:29AM Samsung Unveils Galaxy Note8 With 6.3-inch Infinity Display, Dual Rear Cameras
Monday August 14, 2017 @08:16PM In Less Than Five Years, 45 Billion Cameras Will Be Watching Us
Wednesday August 09, 2017 @12:48PM Mass Market Hopes For Battery-free Cell Phone Technology
Friday August 04, 2017 @09:13AM Lenovo Switches To Stock Android For All Future Smartphones
Thursday August 03, 2017 @02:53PM Slashdot Asks: Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?
Monday July 17, 2017 @09:47AM HTC Keyboard Ads Likely an Error, But Damage is Already Done
Friday June 30, 2017 @10:05AM Vertu, Phone-Maker To the Rich, Says It's Broke
Thursday June 29, 2017 @06:34AM The iPhone Turns 10
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @11:35AM Samsung To Launch Refurbished Galaxy Note 7 in South Korea On July 7
Monday June 26, 2017 @01:23PM The Mere Presence of Your Smartphone Reduces Brain Power, Study Shows
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @12:56PM OnePlus 5, 'The Best Sub-$500 Phone You Can Buy', Launched
Thursday June 15, 2017 @10:21AM CRTC Bans Locked Phones and Carrier Unlocking Fees
Thursday June 15, 2017 @06:36AM Apple CEO Tim Cook Shares His Experience Of Working With President Donald Trump
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @01:56PM More Than 80% of US Adults Get News On Their Phones
Monday June 05, 2017 @07:32AM Moving On From Fire Phone Turmoil, Amazon Plans New Android Smartphones: Report
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @12:19PM Mary Meeker's 2017 Internet Trends Report
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @05:19AM Android Creator Andy Rubin Launches Top-of-the-line Essential Phone
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @12:55PM 'Sony Needs a Fresh Hit'
Thursday May 18, 2017 @01:02PM Families Will Spend More Than a Third of Summer Staring At Screens
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @03:02PM Google Takes Another Shot At Making Android Great On Low-Budget Smartphones
Monday May 15, 2017 @01:15PM Motorola Looks at Dirt-Cheap Smartphones Again, Launches Moto C and Moto C Plus
Monday May 15, 2017 @02:23AM Netflix Says No To Unlocked Android Smartphones
Friday May 05, 2017 @03:03PM More Than Half of People Believe Using Spyware To Snoop On Family Members Is Legal, Study Finds
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @12:56PM Apple To Launch Three New iPhones This Year: Bloomberg
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @11:02AM Despite Well Known Risks, Survey Finds Most People Use Smartphones While Driving
Monday April 17, 2017 @09:10AM The Woman Whose Phone 'Misdiagnosed HIV'
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @12:53PM Bill Would Stop Warrantless Border Device Searches of US Citizens
Thursday March 30, 2017 @01:12PM Microsoft To Sell Customized Edition of Samsung Galaxy S8 Android Smartphones
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @10:24AM Samsung Launches Galaxy S8 Smartphone
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @09:43AM One in Five Mobile Phones Shipped Abroad Are Phoney
Monday March 27, 2017 @09:29AM Galaxy Note 7 Is Not Dead, Samsung Says It Will Sell Refurbished Units
Friday March 24, 2017 @10:46AM Samsung's Calls For Industry To Embrace Its Battery Check Process as a New Standard Have Been Ignored
Monday March 20, 2017 @10:31AM Qualcomm's New Processor Brings 4G To Feature Phones As Company Eyes Growth in Developing Markets
Thursday March 16, 2017 @10:14AM Netflix Will Explore Mobile-Specific Cuts of Its Original Series
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @10:04AM Many Smartphone Owners Don't Take Steps To Secure Their Devices
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @02:54PM It's Possible To Hack a Smartphone With Sound Waves, Researchers Show
Thursday March 09, 2017 @11:34AM Google Confirms Small Number of Pixel Phones Have Broken Microphones
Friday March 03, 2017 @09:05AM Google Will Release a New Pixel Phone this Year
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @10:52AM BlackBerry Returns With 3 Possible New Phones in 2017, But Do You Care?
Monday February 27, 2017 @09:24AM Sony Launches Phone With World's First 4K HDR Screen; Nokia Brings Back the 3310 Handset
Friday February 24, 2017 @08:35AM LG's Latest Battery Is Also a Phone
Friday February 24, 2017 @07:39AM Founder of India's $4 Smartphone Firm Arrested on Allegations of Fraud
Thursday February 23, 2017 @02:33PM Social Media Are Driving Americans Insane
Friday February 17, 2017 @12:10PM HTC To Stop Making Budget Android Phones This Year
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @03:24PM Dutch Town Pilots Lightlines To Help Distracted Smartphone Users Cross the Road
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @01:28PM Now Get Weather Alerts Even When Your Mobile Networks Are Down, Thanks To IBM's Mesh Networking
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @05:35AM China's Huawei Catching Up With Apple, Samsung Smartphone Sales
Monday February 13, 2017 @02:23PM Researchers Working on Liquid Battery That Could Last For Over 10 Years
Friday February 10, 2017 @08:37AM How Tech Ate the Media and Our Minds
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @01:11AM Sony's Latest Smartphone Camera Sensor Can Shoot At 1,000fps
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @08:01AM LG Continues To Bleed Money, Thanks To Smartphones
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @09:31AM Android Will Now Store Google Searches Offline and Deliver Them When You Get Signal
Friday January 13, 2017 @02:18PM Creator of Android Andy Rubin Nears His Comeback, Complete With an 'Essential' Phone
Thursday January 12, 2017 @10:13AM HTC's New Flagship Phone Has AI and a Second Screen, But No Headphone Jack
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @01:24PM LG's Upcoming Smartphone G6 Will Have 5.7-inch QHD+ Display Featuring 18:9 Aspect Ratio
Monday January 02, 2017 @08:20AM Samsung To Reveal This Month What Caused the Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone To Catch Fire - Report
Thursday December 29, 2016 @09:35AM Android Users Are So Committed that Exploding Note 7 Did Little To Help Apple: NPD
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @09:37AM Samsung Note 7 User Base Still Larger Than LG V20, OnePlus 3T Combined
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @10:12AM Apple In Talks With India To Manufacture Locally
Monday December 19, 2016 @10:05AM Samsung Could Look To LG For Phone Batteries After Note 7 Debacle
Friday December 16, 2016 @03:55PM BlackBerry Stops Making Phones, Licenses the BlackBerry Name To TCL For Android Phones
Friday December 16, 2016 @12:56PM Apple Explores Dual-SIM Capability in iPhones, Patent Filing Reveals
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @11:11AM Malware Found In the Firmware of 26 Low-Cost Android Models
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @10:07AM Samsung's Upcoming Galaxy S8 Flagship Smartphone Won't Have a Headphone Jack: Report
Thursday December 01, 2016 @09:06AM Nokia Dials Back Time To Sell Mobile Phones Again
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @03:21PM Wielding Their Windows Phones, Microsoft Shareholders Grill CEO Satya Nadella On Device Strategy
Monday November 28, 2016 @10:12AM Apple's Next iPhone Could Have a Curved Screen, Says WSJ
Monday November 28, 2016 @10:01AM Buying Stuff On Your Phone Still Sucks
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @09:48AM Apple Captures Record 91 Percent of Global Smartphone Profits: Research
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @08:38AM US Regulators Seek To Reduce Road Deaths With Smartphone 'Driving Mode'
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @03:02PM OnePlus 3T Smartphone Featuring Snapdragon 821 Launched
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @10:28AM Secret Backdoor in Some US Phones Sent Data To China
Friday November 11, 2016 @03:34PM BlackBerry's Keyboard is Coming Back for One Last Dance
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @05:49PM Fake Fingerprint Stickers Let You Access a Protected Phone While Wearing Gloves
Friday November 04, 2016 @02:23PM Apple Takes 104 Percent of All Smartphone Profits Following Galaxy Note 7 Recall
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @01:40PM Mobile Browsing Just Overtook the Desktop For the First Time
Tuesday October 25, 2016 @05:46AM Satya Nadella: 'We Clearly Missed the Mobile Phone'
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @02:35PM LeEco Who? Chinese Tech Giant Tries Its Luck In the US With 'More Products Than You've Ever Seen'
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @10:44AM Samsung is Setting Up Note 7 Exchange Booths at Airports Around the World
Friday October 14, 2016 @11:17AM In Samsung's Town in Vietnam, Workers Confident of Riding Out Note 7 Storm
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @05:43AM Nokia Crawls Towards Comeback With New Phones Announcement
Thursday October 06, 2016 @09:42AM Smartphone Reseller Cheated Customers Out of Millions, Feds Say
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @10:52AM 'Safe' Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Explodes in China
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @08:57AM BlackBerry Says It's Done Designing and Building Its Own Phones
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @10:28AM Mozilla Has Stopped All Commercial Development On Firefox OS -- Explains What It Plans To Do With Code Base
Thursday September 22, 2016 @10:31AM At Least 26 Claimed Galaxy Note 7 Fire Reports Were Untrue, Samsung Says
Thursday September 08, 2016 @10:38AM Australian Airlines Ban Use of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Phones After Battery Fires
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @01:05PM Apple Launches the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus; Feature Water-Resistance, Lack Headphone Jack
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @09:59AM Many Looking Past iPhone 7 to Next Year's iPhone 8
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @09:59AM Apple Accidentally Lists iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus Ahead of Its Wednesday Event
Friday September 02, 2016 @09:25AM Android Companies Keep Pretending That Android Doesn't Exist
Thursday September 01, 2016 @12:06PM Confirmed: In an Unprecedented Move, Samsung Recalls All Galaxy Note 7
Thursday September 01, 2016 @11:06AM Sony To Boost Smartphone Batteries Because People Aren't Replacing Phones
Tuesday August 30, 2016 @10:08AM Not Using Smartphones Can Improve Productivity By 26%, Says Study
Thursday August 25, 2016 @02:19PM iPhones and iPads Fail More Often Than Android Smartphones
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @02:35PM New Nokia Smartphones and Tablets Are Coming in Late 2016: Company Executive
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @08:07AM Too Many New Smartphone Models Released Each Year: Survey
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @02:23AM Canadian Fined For Not Providing Border Agents Smartphone Password
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @10:31AM Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Launched, Features Curved Display, Iris Scanner
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @10:26AM Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Launched, Features Curved Display, Iris Scanner
Thursday July 28, 2016 @08:47AM The Most Popular Product Of All Time
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @03:40PM One Billion iPhones Have Been Sold, Apple Says
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @02:30PM Chinese Giant LeEco Buys Vizio For $2 Billion, Gets Instant Foothold In US Market
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @12:25PM BlackBerry Says Its New Android Smartphone DTEK 50 Is the 'World's Most Secure'
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @12:46PM Army Special Operations Command Ditching Android For iPhone, Says Report
Monday July 11, 2016 @06:36AM Qualcomm's New Snapdragon 821 Is 10 Percent Faster Than the 820
Friday July 08, 2016 @11:01AM Free Upgrade To Windows 10 Mobile Will Continue Past July 29
Thursday July 07, 2016 @12:13PM Smartphones Lift Samsung To Best Profit In Over Two Years
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @10:27AM iPhone 7 To Start at 32GB Storage, Says WSJ
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @02:53PM BlackBerry's 'Classic' Smartphone Is About to Disappear
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @10:41AM Amazon Prime Will Knock $50 Off an Android Phone If You Watch Amazon's Lock-Screen Ads
Monday June 27, 2016 @10:23AM Google To Step Up Smartphone Wars With Release Of Own Handset
Friday June 24, 2016 @10:21AM $4 Android Smartphone From India To Begin Shipping Next Week
Thursday June 23, 2016 @10:52AM Huawei Is Working On Its Own Mobile OS In Case Things Sour With Google
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @08:57AM Microsoft Launches NFC Payments For Windows 10 Phones
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @12:20PM Apple Unlikely to Make Big Changes for Next iPhone
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @10:12AM Eight Of the World's Top 12 Smartphone Vendors Are Based In China
Tuesday June 14, 2016 @01:00PM OnePlus 3 Featuring 5.5-inch FHD Display, Snapdragon 820 SoC, 6GB RAM Launched at $400
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @02:56PM BlackBerry Really Struggling In Android Market
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @08:56AM Samsung To Launch Smartphones With Bendable Screens in 2017, Reports Bloomberg
Sunday June 05, 2016 @01:37PM Password App Developer Overlooks Security Hole to Preserve Ads
Thursday June 02, 2016 @09:38AM Expect Substantial Slowdown In Smartphone Shipment: IDC
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @05:13PM Mary Meeker's 2016 Internet Trends Report: Messaging Apps Could Rival Home Screen
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @10:54PM Sirin Labs Launches Solarin, a $14,000 Privacy-Focused Smartphone
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @10:44AM Apple To Extend iPhone's Product Cycle; Shift To 32GB Internal Storage On Base Model: Reports
Thursday May 26, 2016 @11:02AM Lenovo: Motorola Acquisition 'Did Not Meet Expectations'
Wednesday May 25, 2016 @03:04PM Google Built an Escape Room, Making People Use Its Apps To Get Out
Wednesday May 25, 2016 @09:27AM Microsoft Is Laying Off 1,850 to Streamline Its Smartphone Business
Monday May 23, 2016 @02:00PM Windows Phone Market Share Sinks Below 1 Percent
Monday May 23, 2016 @11:33AM Xiaomi Revenues Were Flat in 2015
Saturday May 21, 2016 @09:03AM Motorola's Legendary RAZR Flip Phone Is Making a Comeback
Friday May 20, 2016 @01:42PM Project Ara Lives: Google's Modular Smartphones Coming To Developers This Fall
Thursday May 19, 2016 @03:13PM The Average Age For a Child Getting Their First Smartphone Is Now 10.3 Years
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @08:57AM Nokia Announces Return To Smartphone, Tablet Markets
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @09:39AM Campaign Demands Telecoms Unlock the FM Radio Found in Many Smartphones
Thursday May 05, 2016 @07:25PM Finger-Tracking Tech Turns Your Arm Into A Touchpad
Monday May 02, 2016 @04:42PM LG's New Fingerprint Sensor Doesn't Need A Button
Wednesday April 27, 2016 @12:22PM Smartphone Shipments Flat For the First Time, Says IDC
Tuesday April 26, 2016 @01:26AM City Installs Traffic Lights In Sidewalks For Smartphone Users
Friday April 15, 2016 @06:56PM Sharp Unveils Cute Robot Phone At A Not-So-Cute $1,800 Price
Wednesday April 13, 2016 @02:19PM Google Releases Android N Developer Preview 2
Tuesday April 12, 2016 @07:28AM HTC 10 With 5.2-inch QHD Display, Snapdragon 820 SoC, 12MP Camera Launched at $699
Thursday April 07, 2016 @10:09AM LG G5 Gets a High 8/10 Repairability Score
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @03:45PM AT&T Looks To Sell Cyanogen-Powered ZTE Phone To Snub Google
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @02:51PM US Federal Court: This Year's Scams More Aggressive and Sophisticated Than Years Past
Monday March 28, 2016 @05:37PM FBI Unlocks iPhone Without Apple's Help In San Bernadino Case
Sunday March 27, 2016 @03:48PM Court Stops FCC's Latest Attempt To Lower Prison Phone Rates
Friday March 25, 2016 @03:47PM Bill Introduced To Require ID When Purchasing "Burner Phones"
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @03:32PM OLO, World's First Portable 3D Printer Prints On Top Of Smartphones
Monday March 21, 2016 @01:28PM Apple Unveils Smaller iPhone SE, Starting At $399
Thursday March 17, 2016 @05:42PM Emails Show NSA Rejected Hillary Clinton's Request For Secure Smartphone
Monday March 14, 2016 @04:38PM AT&T Defeats Class Action In Unlimited Data Throttling Case
Sunday March 06, 2016 @11:46AM No, Turning On Your Phone Is Not Consenting To Being Tracked By Police
Friday March 04, 2016 @05:28PM Scientists Have Created Batteries Using Carbon Dioxide From Atmosphere
Sunday February 21, 2016 @04:07PM US Banks To Test ATMs Which Accept Your Smartphone Instead Of Cards
Sunday February 21, 2016 @12:03PM LG G5 Unveiled: 5.3" QHD Display, Snapdragon 820, Modular Magic Slot Expansion
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @10:12AM Ringing Bells' India-Only Android Phone To Run About $4
Friday August 14, 2015 @05:54PM Commodore Smartphone Hits Trademark Opposition
Tuesday May 26, 2015 @07:03AM Mozilla Drops $25 Smartphone Plans, Will Focus On Higher Quality Devices
Thursday May 21, 2015 @01:45PM Ask Slashdot: What's the Best Dumb Phone?
Friday March 27, 2015 @08:32PM Iowa's Governor Terry Branstad Thinks He Doesn't Use E-mail
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @12:20PM California Passes Law Mandating Smartphone Kill Switch
Thursday October 24, 2013 @08:00AM Automakers Struggle With Pairing Smartphones To Car Infotainment Systems
Saturday January 26, 2013 @03:23PM Accessorize Your Phone With Another Phone
Sunday November 04, 2012 @01:29PM MIT Research Tweaks Smartphone Amplifier Voltage To Gain Battery Life
Tuesday September 25, 2012 @11:31AM Samsung Smartphones Vulnerable To Remote Wipe Hack
Tuesday September 18, 2012 @09:18AM Motorola's First Intel-Based Handset Launches In UK
Monday September 17, 2012 @01:16PM Apple Confirms iPhone 5 Preorders Top 2 Million In 24 Hours
Sunday August 26, 2012 @02:13AM StethoCloud Project Diagnoses Pneumonia On the Cheap
Sunday July 22, 2012 @09:35PM Ask Slashdot: Scripting-Friendly Smartphones?
Sunday June 03, 2012 @12:24AM Facebook Smartphone a Dumb Idea, Says Farhad Manjoo
Saturday May 05, 2012 @04:25PM Running Apps From Your Car's Dashboard
Thursday April 26, 2012 @06:43AM Review of the First Medfield Phone
Friday March 16, 2012 @05:39PM Throwing Light On Elcomsoft's Analysis of Smartphone Password Managers
Tuesday February 28, 2012 @08:40AM Nokia Puts 41MPixel Camera In a (Symbian) Phone
Tuesday February 21, 2012 @01:07PM Canonical Puts Ubuntu On Android Smartphones
Friday January 27, 2012 @11:31PM Android Malware May Have Infected 5 Million Users
Sunday January 01, 2012 @02:17AM Speculating On What a Microsoft Superphone Might Mean
Tuesday September 27, 2011 @04:28PM The NSA Wants Its Own Smartphone
Thursday September 22, 2011 @04:13PM Sprint Customers Face 5GB Hotspot Data Cap, As of Oct. 2
Thursday September 08, 2011 @07:31AM HTC Sues Apple Using Google Patents
Saturday August 13, 2011 @08:02AM In Rural UK, Old 2G Phones Beat 3G Smarphones For Connectivity
Tuesday July 26, 2011 @11:08AM 35% Consumers Want iPhone 5... Sight Unseen
Friday June 24, 2011 @06:57PM Google and MIT Enable Task Transfer Among Devices
Tuesday May 10, 2011 @11:35AM Paper Handhelds Use Bend-Gestures
Tuesday February 22, 2011 @07:26PM Windows Phone 7 Update Jams Some Phones