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Chromebooks may beat smartphones to future Android features

You might get a taste of what future Android releases have to offer on a Chromebook before those features come to your phone — with a minor catch.Senior director of product management for Chrome OS Kan Liu, speaking with The Verge, says…

Used smartphones worth $17bn to global economy, say accountants

Deloitte’s technology, media and telecoms practice suggests there is now a vast market for used smartphones ComputerWeekly: Latest IT News

Will Surface soon be bigger than smartphones for Microsoft?

Microsoft's hybrid PC is gaining momentum but smartphone sales have been on the slide. Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

iPhone, BlackBerry or Samsung: Which smartphones do we hold onto the longest?

The average smartphone user holds onto their device for 22 months - but that figure varies wildly depending on the brand. Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

IBM and Xerox predict brain-controlled apps will head to smartphones

Researchers from the two tech giants claim new headsets and more powerful phones are paving the way for brain-controlled smartphone apps. Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

TV fans drop the remote, pick up their smartphones instead

We're still watching plenty of video, but a lot more of it is on mobile devices now. Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Smartphones have got boring? Don't believe it

You think smartphones have gone dull? Maybe you're just not looking in the right places. Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Intel brings RealSense 3D cameras to Project Tango smartphones

At IDF 2015, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich announced Tuesday that Intel is partnering with Google to bring Intel's RealSense 3D camera to Google's Project Tango smartphone. Krzanich showed off a prototype of the un-named smartphone prototype, which…

Geeksphone: Firefox smartphones out, wearables in

The Spanish company known for its developer friendly handsets and Silent Circle collaboration is leaving smartphones to focus on activity trackers. Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Cumbria Constabulary issues Samsung Galaxy Note smartphones to officers

Smartphones to replace police notebooks as EE and Cumbria Constabulary partner up to deliver mobility to officers ComputerWeekly: Latest IT News

Smartphones, ultramobiles, and IoT drive semiconductor sales through 2015, says Gartner

Worldwide semiconductor sales are expected to hit $ 358bn this year. Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Fujitsu announces slew of tablets, laptops and smartphones

Japanese manufacturer Fujitsu introduced or refreshed 18 products in one swoop this week, and all of them are geared towards the enterprise market.Its two Android products, the Arrows M305/KA4 smartphone and the Arrows Tab M555/KA4, have fingerprint…