Matt Hamblen

Senior Editor

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


KC's smart city 'Goldilocks' project bounds ahead

KC's smart city 'Goldilocks' project bounds ahead

The largest smart city project in North America is moving closer to reality in Kansas City, Mo., mainly along a 2.2-mile streetcar line under construction through the downtown.

Project Fi's winners and losers

Project Fi's winners and losers

Project Fi, Google's Wi-Fi and cellular network service, can be described as low-cost, disruptive, cutting edge, tantalizing, confusing, even awesome. Here's a look at those who could gain from the new service, and those who could...

Google launches Project Fi, its combo cellular and Wi-Fi network

Google launches Project Fi, its combo cellular and Wi-Fi network

Google launched its own ambitious wireless network primarily in the U.S. on Wednesday in partnership with Sprint and T-Mobile.

Samsung confirms screen-rotation problem with some Galaxy S6 Edge phones

Samsung confirms screen-rotation problem with some Galaxy S6 Edge phones

Samsung acknowledged late Tuesday a screen rotation problem on a "very limited" number of Galaxy S6 Edge devices, which went on sale April 10.

Upcoming Android Wear update cuts ties between smartwatch and smartphone

Upcoming Android Wear update cuts ties between smartwatch and smartphone

Google's next Android Wear update will let smartwatch users operate on a Wi-Fi network that could be thousands of miles from the network connected to their smartphone.

Mobile worker guilt hits most young workers

Mobile worker guilt hits most young workers

Most younger mobile workers feel guilty about using smartphones and smartwatches to do personal tasks at work and work duties while at home.

Samsung expects 70M Galaxy S6 and Edge phones to be sold

Samsung expects 70M Galaxy S6 and Edge phones to be sold

Samsung says the first week of Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge sales was "impressive" and predicted overall sales for both devices will pass 70 million globally.

Nokia wants back into the mobile phone business?

Nokia wants back into the mobile phone business?

Although Nokia sold off its mobile phone business to Microsoft last fall, one of Nokia's remaining business units is eyeing a return to the consumer mobile phone market next year.

Canadian banks play hardball with Apple Pay moving north

Canadian banks play hardball with Apple Pay moving north

Apple Pay is poised to cross the border into Canada this fall, but some Canadian banks are reportedly concerned that Apple wants a bigger cut of each transaction than it takes in the U.S.

Some new Samsung Edge smartphone displays won’t auto-rotate

Some new Samsung Edge smartphone displays won’t auto-rotate

Some new Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone displays won't auto-rotate properly, according to early customers on user forums.

Jawbone to have AmEx payments in future fitness band

Jawbone to have AmEx payments in future fitness band

Fitness-band maker Jawbone and American Express plan to allow cardholders to buy goods using a future fitness band equipped with NFC, according to a report.

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