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An appetite for distraction

Samsung and Apple are continuing to accuse each other of infringing their technology as they …

Think of a number

by Richard Handford An increase in the life expectancy of a country’s population is always …

Shiny toys and hard choices

So who were those 2 million over-excitable fools who “pre-ordered” the iPhone 5 last Friday? …

Inside out

Motorola this week announced the first smartphone resulting from its partnership with Intel, the Razr …

Make some noise

Offering great smartphones is not enough to guarantee market success.

The wrong elephant in the room

Amazon has a press event scheduled for this week (September 6) at which the rumour mill says it will make a number of announcements including a new Kindle Touch e-reader, the latest Kindle Fire table and various additions to its Prime service that offers a flat-rate fee for unlimited two-day shipping and other perks.

Septembers smartphone goldrush

A glut of smartphones will be unveiled this month; no surprises for guessing which will dominate the headlines.

Body politic

Despite its title, Jody Ranck’s recently-published Connected Health: How Mobile Phones, Cloud and Big Data …

Onward and downward

Tough competition in the smartphone market has seen some high-profile names struggling.

Will US retailers find DIY works for mobile payments?

By Terfel Roberts Movements in the mobile payment market are really hotting up. We heard …