ZTE Bets On Firefox OS And The Mid-Range Grand Memo II LTE At MWC

ZTE has a long history of working away steadily in the background, producing an extensive line-up of entry-level and mid-range mobile devices that are often rebranded by carriers like Telstra and Optus. At MWC 2014, though, it’s showing off a line-up of new smartphones to get the ZTE brand into the hands of the budget-conscious and buyers in emerging markets.

Firefox OS Phones Are Finally For Sale On eBay

Firefox OS caused a bit of a stir at a few months ago, and the first handset bearing the new software is finally hitting the market for purchase! The best part is that it’s cheap, and anyone can buy it.

Meet The $99 Nokia That Doesn't Run Windows Phone 8

It’s crazy to think in our Lumia-saturated world that Nokia would make a phone that doesn’t run Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 platform, but to hedge bets and keep shareholders happy, the limping Finnish smartphone manufacturer has introduced us to the Asha 501: a $99 smartphone that it hopes will be a decent, low-cost alternative.

The New Smartphone War: Seven Challengers To Apple And Samsung

You might call it a lack of ambition, or you could just call it being very pragmatic. At a recent roundtable with reporters in Tokyo, the head of Sony’s mobile business professed his desire to be the No. 3 player in smartphones behind Apple and Samsung. BlackBerry’s CEO said the same thing heading up to the launch of BlackBerry Z10. Breaking the Sampple duopoly is no easy task, given that IDC says the two companies account for more than 50 per cent of smartphones sold worldwide.

Meet The ZTE Open, First Official Firefox OS Phone

There have been a few Firefox OS developer phones floating around but now, Mozilla has announced the first official Firefox OS handset at Mobile World Congress: The ZTE Open.

The Five Best Phones Of CES 2013

Compared to years past, CES 2013 was pretty light on phones. The focus was more on health/fitness gadgets and 4K UHD TVs. But among the few phones at the show, we some good ones. Here are the top five.

ZTE Grand S Hands On: Superphone Doesn't Seem So Super

We love an underdog story. So when we saw that ZTE — a company which is not so synonymous with “quality” — was making a spec-monster phone, we were excited. After playing with it for about 10 minutes, we’re a bit less enthusiastic.

ZTE Grand S Makes It Official: Everyone Will Make A Superphone This Year

The name ZTE doesn’t mean a lot to us. The Chinese company has only had a handful of phones make it to the West, and they’ve been on the low end. Now, suddenly, they’re going for broke with the Grand S.

This Giant 6-Inch ZTE Windows Phone Is Not A Joke

This is it, guys. Smartphones are now significantly bigger than before, and it’s China’s fault. China and its monstrous 5.9-inch Windows Phone screen, which is baffling and probably warrants a nuclear strike from the US. This is happening.

White House Says Huawei Wasn't Spying For China

Reuters has inside US Government sources telling them that Huawei hasn’t been spying on China’s behalf, but it’s still wary of the rapidly growing Chinese telecom.