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Verizon Starts Trade-In Program for Used Cell Phones

Verizon has started a new program aimed at letting customers dispose of a phone in an environmentally sound way while also benefiting community programs and giving credit toward a new[...]

Acer Unveils Android OS Tablet Phone with 4.8-inch Display

Acer just took the wraps off a device that is going to skirt the dividing line between a tablet and a smartphone. This as-yet unnamed model is going to run[...]

Acer Tempo M900 Review

The M900 is a slider with a 3.8-inch WVGA touchscreen and a QWERTY keyboard, while an embedded fingerprint sensor helps set this model apart from its competitors. Adama D. Brown[...]

AT&T, T-Mobile Mull Acer’s Liquid Metal Android OS 2.2 Phone

AT&T and T-Mobile are now evaluating Acer's Liquid Metal, an Android OS 2.2-based smartphone, for possible release in the United States, a senior Acer official said at a New York[...]

Cellular and Wi-Fi Connectivity: Allies Now Rather than Rivals

Cellular communications and Wi-Fi networks were at one time bitter foes. Recently, the hostility has abated and rather than competitive alternatives, the two are viewed as complimentary services.

Get Ready for Google’s Android OS to Take Off

So far, Android hasn't lived up to its hype, but Brighthand's Ed Hardy predicts that by the end of this year there will be so many models running Google's mobile[...]

Controversial Smartphone Manufacturer Foxconn Has Doubled Employee Pay in the Last Three Years

Foxconn, which produces smartphones and tablets for a wide variety of companies, has drawn considerable criticism for its employees' working conditions. Today, the company announced a significant pay raise for[...]

Smartphone Users May Get to Cool Off This Summer with Android OS Ice Cream

People have barely digested the sweet news of Android OS Honeycomb, and yet there is already more on the way. The next mobile operating system update from Google, Android OS[...]

The Android-Based Acer A1 Will Have a WVGA Display, Fast Processor

A description of the Android-powered Acer A1 that has come out ahead of the formal unveiling shows that this model will have a better screen and processor than any current[...]

Researchers Working on Ways to Put 16-Core Processors in Smartphones

There's overclocking, and then there's this: University researchers are in the early stages of putting multi-core processors in smartphones to work in bursts of up to 16 times their normal[...]

Acer Reveals Interest in Future Phablets

Acer at Mobile World Congress hints at the possibility of entering the phablet and RT tablet markets in the near future. According to recent reports the company could be making[...]

Wirefly Offering Netbooks with 3G

The on-line retailer Wirefly has begun offering netbooks with embedded 3G wireless service from AT&T and Verizon Wireless, currently the only two U.S. carriers that support these mini-laptops.

Smartphone Makers Urged to Focus on Seven Core Apps

Apple may have more than 200,000 mobile applications in its App Store, but in reality only seven types of applications are expected to drive software downloads and the market over[...]

Something Old, Something New: Companies Focus on Recycling, Re-Using Outdated Phones

Old handsets that end up in landfills leak toxic chemicals into the soil and groundwater. But there are programs that make it easy for consumers to recycle, and even make[...]

Android OS-based Acer Stream Might Be Headed for AT&T

Acer has taken the wraps off its latest smartphone running Google's Android OS. The Acer Stream is going to have a fairly high-end feature set and a strong focus[...]

Acer Confirms Its First Android Phone Will Probably Debut this Year

The chief of mobile devices at Acer has essentially confirmed earlier reports by saying his company will likely launch its first phone running Google's Android OS this year.

Acer Wants to Offer Very Affordable Smartphones

Acer has been putting together a major push into the smartphone market for some time now, and now the company has revealed its strategy for accomplishing this: it plans to[...]

New Study Warns that Cell Phone Use May Slightly Increase Cancer Risk

An extensive study overseen by the World Health Organization has found that cell phone use may cause a slight but measurable increase in several types of tumors, some of which[...]

Acer’s First Android Smartphone Will Debut in September

The Acer A1 is scheduled for release in early fall. This will be this company's first smartphone running Google's Android operating system.

Acer May Be Prepping Android OS-based Tablet Phone

Acer is reportedly working on a smartphone similar to the Dell Streak. This cutting-edge tablet phone will supposedly have a very large screen and run Google's Android OS.