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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Salvador Rodriguez Apple has released iOS 7.1, an update for the iPhone and iPad operating system that includes CarPlay and improvements to Siri.
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.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing has reportedly started producing chips for Apple's next iPhone as speculation swirls the firm could be offloading rival Samsung as a supplier.
Mahesh Sharma It used to be that switching off your phone was the only way to ensure you couldn't be found. But even that no longer appears to be enough to keep you from the prying eyes of today's powerful...
Katell Abiven Smartphone makers are fighting for space on your wrist and your head, lucrative real estate for a new wave of high-tech devices if only they can persuade you to wear them.
Adam Turner Curved might be the new black, but it's OLED that catches my eye.
Salvador Rodriguez Google is aiming to sell $50 customisable modular phones by early next year.
Boeing is launching a self-destructing smartphone to help spies, diplomats and others keep secrets secure.
Liam Tung Samsung went for minor tweaks and new sensors over a design overhaul for its new flagship smartphone, but will it pay off?