Matt HamblenSenior Editor, Computerworld

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Matt Hamblen covers mobile and wireless, smartphones and other handhelds, and wireless networking for Computerworld.

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Samsung Galaxy S III display outdoes iPhone 5's, teardown reveals

Samsung Galaxy S III's display is thinner and has a greater range of colors than that of the Apple iPhone 5, an IHS iSuppli teardown analysis revealed Tuesday.

iPhone 5: Pros and cons in the enterprise

If the iPhone 5 sells as well as expected, it could create challenges for IT shops wrestling with bring-your-own-device policies.

Troubled Apple Maps app sparks attack ad from Google's Motorola

Motorola Mobility, a division of Google, has created an ad that mocks the troubled Apple Maps application in iOS 6.

Starbucks to support Passbook in iOS 6 by end of September

Starbucks said Friday it will update Passbook in iOS 6 at the end of September, presumably meaning it will integrate its existing Starbucks digital payment card into the new mobile app from Apple.

Survey: iPhone 5's lack of NFC doesn't matter

More than two-thirds of U.S. consumers prefer to buy good using cash and credit cards over mobile wallets, according to a survey by, suggesting Apple's decision to omit near-field communication from the iPhone 5 was the right call.

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Apple's U.S. share of smartphones grows to 33.4 percent

Apple's iPhone share of U.S. smartphone subscribers bumped upward 2 percentage points from May through July, giving it 33.4 percent of the market, according to online tracking and analytics firm comScore.

Kindle-exclusive ebooks get lots of business

Kindle-exclusive books have been purchased, downloaded or borrowed more than 100 million times, Amazon announced Tuesday.

Samsung to fight Apple's effort to ban sales of its smartphones

Samsung said Tuesday it will "take all necessary measures" to keep its products on sale in the U.S.

Google: Apple-Samsung decision has little effect on Android

The jury's decision last week in the landmark Samsung-Apple patent battle doesn't relate to the core of the Android mobile operating system, according to Google.

Samsung expected to adjust designs after $1B jury award to Apple

Samsung intends to fight Friday's landmark jury award of $1 billion to Apple over smartphone and tablet patent violations--possibly for years.

Mobile payments leap ahead, but consumers may not be ready

Mobile payment technologies are finally vaulting forward in the U.S. after years of slow advances