The global handset market was up by 13% in Q2 this year to 308 million shipments, after sales were bolstered by particularly successful quarters from HTC and Apple. The growth sees the market on the road to recovery, with around 1.3 billion units shipped by the end of the year, according to analyst firm CCS […]

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Verizon Wireless and Motorola today announced that DROID 2 by Motorola will be available for pre-sale on August 11. Hitting all the right keys, DROID 2 is a feature-packed device that helps manage work and social life with an enhanced QWERTY keyboard, ultra high-speed Web browsing, 3G Mobile HotSpot capabilities, full push corporate e-mail, intuitive […]

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Kaspersky Lab announced today that the first malicious program classified as a Trojan-SMS has been detected for smartphones running on Google’s Android operating system. Named Trojan-SMS.AndroidOS.FakePlayer.a, it has already infected a number of mobile devices. The new malicious program penetrates smartphones running Android in the guise of a harmless media player application. Users are prompted […]

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The new BlackBerry Torch 9800 — Everything you want with the one thing you need. AT&T and BlackBerry have teamed up to evolve the smartphone. The Torch features the world premier BlackBerry in slider form factor with touch screen plus QWERTY keyboard and optical trackpad. BlackBerry 6 OS includes all-new browser featuring tabbed browsing for […]

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