The Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act would simply restore the Library of Congress’ exemption for cellphone unlocking and wouldn’t affect the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
A judge in California has ruled that a patent infringement lawsuit between Apple and Samsung Electronics will continue, after indicating earlier that she would like to put the case on hold pending resolution of an appeal in another patent dispute between the two companies before the same court.
In a blog post on the carrier's website, an AT&T executive said that it's company policy to unlock devices if customers have met the terms of their service agreements.
It took six years, but the cell phone industry is starting to undergo a sea change--and Dan Moren thinks at least part of that can be laid at the feet of the iPhone.
Apple skips out on Mobile World Congress, but its iOS platform still casts a pretty big shadow over the world's largest mobile trade show. Armando Rodriguez and Leah Yamshon return from Spain with an iOS-flavored report on MWC.
Downloading a few apps before you take your smartphone abroad could save you a lot of money. Here's a look at four apps that can help you out on your next trip overseas.
The Obama Administration supports a “narrow legislative fix” for the cell phone unlocking ban, but critics say the Digital Millennium Copyright Act is the real problem.
Duracell Powermat introduced wireless charging options for the iPhone 5, Macbook and Samsung Galaxy S III at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
This week at Mobile World Congress, the Device Renewal Forum announced an official standard for renewing devices that includes military-grade data wiping, environmentally responsible recycling of materials, and a database to check for stolen handsets.