Mobile en Nokia’s Path to Smartphone Glory Relies on Dumb Phones and Love <div class="field-byline"> Niclas Rolander | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Nokia smartphones will make a comeback next year, and the current owners of the Finnish brand are betting that the connection it built with billions of consumers during a decade of dominance hasn’t been broken.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nokia Mobile devices Fri, 02 Dec 2016 01:01:00 +0000 80581 at Bloomberg Shopping for a Geek? A Practical, Non-Hipster Tech Gift Guide <div class="field-byline"> Ian King | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If you're looking for a collection of trendy gizmos that go well with a pair of Chuck Taylors and a plaid shirt, this isn't it. Our tech gift guide emphasizes practicality, price and specs over style. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mobile devices Tue, 22 Nov 2016 19:38:00 +0000 80451 at Android's Dominant Alliance Shows Signs of Balkanization <div class="field-byline"> Shira Ovide | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Android operating system for smartphones is one of the most successful technologies ever created. The software backed by Google parent company Alphabet Inc. powers more than 85 percent of new smartphones sold each year. Yet, Android looks increasingly in danger of falling apart. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Android Google samsung Windows Android Tue, 08 Nov 2016 18:11:00 +0000 80061 at Bloomberg Samsung Seeks Redemption With AI-Infused Galaxy S8 Phone <div class="field-byline"> Jungah Lee | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Samsung Electronics Co. plans to equip its next Galaxy S smartphones with a Siri-like digital assistant, seeking to make a comeback after the global debacle that precipitated the death of its flawed Note 7 lineup.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Artificial Intelligence Samsung Galaxy smart assistants Mobile Tue, 08 Nov 2016 05:38:00 +0000 80051 at Bloomberg Samsung Sets Up Note 7 Exchanges at Major U.S. Airports <div class="field-byline"> Jing Cao and Mary Schlangenstein | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Samsung Electronics Co. is letting travelers exchange their Note 7 smartphones at special booths set up at America’s busiest airports. The program is part of Samsung’s worldwide effort to recall millions of Galaxy Note 7 phones, which are prone to catching fire and exploding.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fire Samsung Galaxy Samsung Galaxy Note Mobile Tue, 18 Oct 2016 18:36:00 +0000 79491 at Quick Tip: Use a Few Mobile Apps to Handle Expense Reports <div class="node-body article-body">Schlepping around a bunch of receipts for reimbursement later is kind of a pain. Unshackle from the messy practice of saving paper receipts for expense reports -- here's how.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> camera Mobile phone smartphone Mobile Thu, 13 Oct 2016 19:46:00 +0000 79411 at For $100, Should You Turn Your Mechanical Watch Into a Smartwatch? <div class="field-byline"> Chris Rovzar | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Chronos not very expensive ($99.99), and you can easily program it to do only the specific things you want it to do and leave you alone the rest of the time. It can definitely help you in small ways, such as those appointment reminders.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> smart watch Mobile Thu, 13 Oct 2016 17:31:00 +0000 79391 at The Search for Virtual Reality's Killer App <div class="field-byline"> Pavel Alpayev | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sony Corp.'s release of the PlayStation VR on Thursday brings virtual reality to the cusp of mainstream adoption. To make it a must-have home entertainment device, the gadget will need a breakaway hit like Angry Birds or Pokemon Go.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Internet of Things virtual reality Mobile Thu, 13 Oct 2016 16:49:00 +0000 79381 at Samsung’s Mounting Crisis Is Opportunity for Apple, Google <div class="field-byline"> Jing Cao | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Samsung Electronics Co.’s mounting crisis with its flagship Galaxy Note 7 has left millions of premium smartphone buyers looking for an alternative. The obvious candidate is Apple’s iPhone 7, but Google’s slick new Pixel device could get a lift, too.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Galaxy Note7 Google iPhone Pixel samsung Mobile Wed, 12 Oct 2016 17:42:00 +0000 79371 at So the Phone You Bought Might Explode? What to Do With a Note 7 <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg News </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Samsung Electronics Co. will end production of its Galaxy Note 7 after reports that replacement phones are exploding like the defective first batch that triggered a global recall. Here’s an explainer on what owners can and should do next.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Galaxy Note7 samsung Mobile Wed, 12 Oct 2016 17:09:00 +0000 79361 at