Smartphones

Apple To Accept Broken iPhones For Trade-InApple for the first time is accepting damaged iPhones as a trade-in from people wanting to upgrade. North Texas residents can trade in their old iPhones at any of the six Apple stores in Dallas, Fort Worth, Frisco, Plano or Southlake.
WhatsApp To Drop Subscription FeesWhatsApp, a popular mobile messaging service owned by Facebook, said that it will drop its 99 cent subscription fee over the next several weeks. WhatsApp says nearly a billion people around the world use the service.
Are Unlimited Data Phone Plans Coming Back?AT&T is once again experimenting with offering unlimited data plans to smartphone customers while promoting its DIRECTV service, signaling a potential reversal of industry trends toward data caps and charges.
Gorilla Glass From Phones Coming Soon To CarsThe thin, lightweight glass on your smartphone could soon be found on your car. Gorilla Glass is used for the screens on billions of mobile phones. Now, car makers are using an automotive version to help shave weight off their vehicles.
T-Mobile Exempts Streaming Video From Some Data CapsStreaming video from Netflix, HBO and other leading services will no longer count toward data limits under T-Mobile's higher data plans. Video is among the leading uses of data on phones.
Review: Better Photos With New iPhone 6sAlthough the iPhone is already among the best smartphones for everyday photos, images from previous iPhones haven't been as sharp as what rival cameras produce.
Starbucks Mobile Order-&-Pay Goes NationalStarbucks says its mobile app that lets people order and pay in advance will be available nationally starting Tuesday. That means lattes, breakfast sandwiches and other items you want could theoretically be waiting for you by the time you arrive.
iPhone 6s Sales May Surpass Previous ModelsApple said that preorders for its latest iPhone were so strong that it expects them to surpass last year's record of selling more than 10 million phones during the first weekend.
Is Your Child Ready For A Smartphone?As students across the country head back to school, some parents may be trying to decide if it's the right time to get their children a smartphone. Experts offer some advice.
Samsung Unveils 2 New Jumbo PhonesSamsung has unveiled two new Android smartphones with jumbo screens as it seeks to recapture some of the sales lost to Apple after larger iPhones came out last year.
Software Turns Phones Into Medical ToolsApps are the latest tools to emerge from the intersection of health care and technology, where companies are working on new ways of bringing patients and doctors together.
More People Googling On Mobile Than PCGoogle's search engine has hit a tipping point in technology's shift to smartphones. More search requests are now being made on mobile devices than on personal computers.

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