Smartphones Sales Top Feature Phone Sales for First Time Ever
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 26, 2013
IDC says the mobile phone market grew by 4 percent in the first quarter.
Tags: smartphone, Samsung, IDC, mobile phone, feature phones
Why the Mobile Phone 'Subsidy' is a Myth
By Mike Elgan | Article Published March 27, 2013
There are no "subsidies." What carriers like AT&T, Sprint and Verizon call a "subsidy" is actually a very high-interest loan.
Tags: Android, iPhone, mobile apps, T-Mobile, mobile phone
Nokia Unveils Lower-Priced Phones
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 25, 2013
The company is expanding its product line with two new smartphones and two new feature phones.
Tags: smartphone, Windows Phone, Nokia, mobile phone, lumia
Gartner: Cell Phone Sales Are Declining
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 13, 2013
Smartphones will soon account for more than half of mobile phone sales.
Tags: Apple, smartphone, Samsung, Gartner, mobile phone, cellphone
Apple Overtakes Samsung as Top U.S. Phone Maker
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 01, 2013
More than a third of phones shipped in the U.S. in the fourth quarter were iPhones.
Tags: iPhone, Apple, Samsung, mobile phone, market share, Strategy Analytics
Say Goodbye to Landlines
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 28, 2012
Survey finds that most Americans use only mobile phones.
Tags: wireless, mobile phone, landline, dsl
Ericsson Files Patent Lawsuit Against Samsung
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 27, 2012
The two firms have been trying to reach an agreement for two years.
Tags: Samsung, patent lawsuit, mobile phone, licensing, Ericsson
Smartphone Users Report More Phone Problems, Survey Says
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 03, 2012
High percentages of mobile phone owners report dropped calls, spam and slow data connections.
Tags: spam, smartphone, survey, mobile phone, Pew
2 out of 3 U.S. Mobile Phone Buyers Purchase Smartphones
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 13, 2012
Android continues to lead among platforms; Apple continues to lead among manufacturers.
Tags: operating system, Android, Apple, smartphone, Samsung, RIM, Motorola, HTC, mobile phone, IOS