While some analysts and pundits say BYOD is in retreat, recent data from Strategy Analytics suggest otherwise. In both business smartphone and tablet markets, personal-liable (or BYOD) is the dominant type of device, accounting for over two-thirds of device shipments in each respective category, according to the market research firm's data.
Samsung said Wednesday that its operating profits are expected to rise almost 80 percent year-over-year in the third quarter after two years' of decline, based on the strength not of its smartphone sales but of its chips and display sales, reported the Wall Street Journal.
Chinese computer maker Lenovo, which shelled out $2.9 billion to buy Motorola Mobility from Google last year, is moving all of its smartphone business to its Motorola subsidiary, reported eWEEK.
Nokia is reportedly laying groundwork for a return to the mobile market it abandoned less than two years ago.
BlackBerry, which is hoping to pick up more customers in highly regulated industries, just received the U.S. Department of Defense stamp of approval for the derived Public Key Infrastructure credentials on its BlackBerry operating system and BlackBerry 10 smartphones.
Photos leaked by Facebook fan page Peru Android appeared to show the new Moto X and Moto G smartphones, expected to be unveiled by Motorola at an event set next Tuesday, July 28, reported Mashable.
More than two-thirds of airlines surveyed by air industry IT provider SITA expect their cabin crews to be using tablets onboard aircraft by the end of 2018, up from 32 percent of airlines today, according to SITA's annual Airline IT Trends Survey.
Microsoft is making available a full-size foldable keyboard that works for PCs, laptops, smartphones and tablets – and not just for Windows devices, mind you. The 5-millimeter thick keyboard is also at home with Apple and Android devices.
Business use of tablets could save the form factor from stagnation, according to a new reported by Forrester Research obtained by TechTarget.
Samsung is facing a lawsuit in China for preinstalling too many apps on its smartphones, a practice known as bloatware.