Ben Grubb Telstra will soon trial a number of technologies to help reduce traffic jams on its mobile network and speed up software updates on smartphones.
Your smartphone has officially hijacked your life, writes Daniel Sarewitz.
Sarah Whyte If you are hoarding an old mobile phone in your drawer, you are not alone. There are 23 million unused mobile phones in Australia and environmental experts are warning the burgeoning number of...
Tim Maly Hundreds of thousands of friends, strangers and government officials exchanged links, photos, rumours, warnings and corrections about the progress of Hurricane Sandy on sites such as Instagram,...
A transparent film that costs just one euro to make could bring an end to the anguish of mobile phone users facing the dreaded dead-battery message.
The number of mobile phones worldwide will catch up to the globe's population next year, the United Nations says.
Nick Ralston It fits in your back pocket, can make calls and give off a 650k volt shock that can stop a man in his tracks.
Asher Moses People in rural and regional areas fear they are being put at risk by poor mobile and emergency communications.
Samsung Electronics has ended Nokia's 14-year leadership of the global mobile phone market, outselling the struggling Finnish handset maker for the first time ever.
Jessica Gelt The use of mobile phones at the table has become so prevalent that restaurants are now catering for them.
Simon Mann, Washington America's top transport regulator has urged all 50 US states to ban the use of mobile phones by drivers after studying a fatal crash.
Asher Moses in Barcelona New Skype apps for the iPhone and Symbian platforms will allow mobile users to bypass telco voice networks completely, making calls using the internet over the 3G data network.
Anick Jesdanun With the new Cortana virtual assistant, Windows Phone catches up with Apple's iOS and Google's Android in a major way.
Miyoung Kim, Se Young Lee Samsung is working to introduce at least two smartphones running on its own Tizen operating system, a top executive says.
Adam Satariano Apple is planning to unveil a song-discovery feature in an update to its iOS mobile software, sources say.
Anick Jesdanun If you already have a Windows Phone or are thinking of getting one, 8.1's new features should please you.
Adam Turner The sleek HTC One M8 ticks a lot of boxes for Android lovers, especially if you favour elegance over brash style.
Megan Wiegand How to keep your dinosaur iPhone running until the next model's release later this year.
Adam Turner Google Play Music is the first third-party app to tie directly into the Sonos streaming music ecosystem.
Paddy Wood A new phone with no texting, no camera, no social media, no games and no apps will likely please parents.