smartphones

Why Apple Will Never Be Great Again

Apple's latest moves haven't impressed investors. And in the marathon battle against Android, it's not thrilling consumers either. Is the iMiracle over?

How Apple Didn't Get Its Groove Back

Wall Street showed Apple no love Tuesday after it debuted its new iPhones. Shares of the world's largest consumer tech company fell 2 percent. Here's why:

Breaking Down Blackberry's Earnings Report

Blackberry surprised Wall Street with a solid quarterly profit, but revenue fell, and the company continued to lose customers. And what of the new Z10 and Q10 smartphones?

Samsung's Creepy Phone Tech Should Worry Apple Shareholders

Samsung is already the world's top seller of smartphones, and now it hopes to pad its lead. The tech giant will introduce the Samsung Galaxy S4 Thursday, and among the cool -- but creepy -- features we expect to see is a screen control system that works by tracking the motion of your eyes.

Top 10 Business Stories of 2012

This would be the year when the global economy finally regained its vigor. At least that's what many had hoped. It didn't happen. So what were the top ten business stories of 2012?

This Week's Winners and Losers in Business

From a company that blew away analysts' expectations to a CEO misusing corporate jets, here's a rundown of this week's smartest moves and biggest blunders in the business world.

Can Retailers Beat 'Showrooming' This Christmas?

Traditional brick-and-mortar retailers are turning from stores where people buy things into showrooms for e-commerce sites. But this holiday season, with their most important quarter of the year hanging in the balance, they're fighting back hard.

Apple: iPhone 5 Orders Topped 2 Million in 24 Hours

Orders for the iPhone 5 topped 2 million in the first 24 hours after Apple started taking them at 12 midnight Pacific time on Friday. That's more than double the amount of iPhone 4S orders on its first full day.

Which Is the Best Smartphone Plan for You?

Smartphones are becoming a must-have tech accessory, but the monthly bills can get pricey fast. If you fit one of these profiles, you may save money by signing up for one of these phone plans.

Kiss Your PC Goodbye

Your desktop -- and maybe even the shiny new laptop that you bought a few months ago -- are dinosaurs. The "good enough" computing revolution that has nudged consumers-on-the-go toward smartphones and tablets is taking its toll on the box business.

iPhone 5 Debut: Apple Needs a Hit on September 21

Earlier this week, we confirmed speculation that Apple will roll out its latest iPhone on September 21, a mere four weeks away. An iPhone debut is always an event, but things should be particularly interesting this time around.