Stories by Matt Hamblen

Mobile worker guilt hits most young workers

Most younger mobile workers feel guilty about using smartphones and smartwatches to do personal tasks while at work and for performing work at home when they should be taking care of their families or other duties.

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

Samsung has publicly described the first week of Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge sales as "impressive" and predicted overall sales for both devices will break a record, passing 70 million globally for both.

Nokia wants back into the mobile phone business?

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

Canadian banks play hard ball with Apple Pay's 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 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

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.

Nokia Alcatel-Lucent deal would make a complementary patent portfolio

The possible acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent of France by Finland-based Nokia would bring together complementary patent portfolios and increase their scale against larger global competitors, analysts said Tuesday.

Mobile insecurity at work? Blame highly paid dudes

The biggest smartphone security threats to companies caused by workers come from males under age 35 who earn more than $60,000 a year.

Not all about Apple Watch; 3 hot smartphones went on sale Friday

Samsung and HTC separately launched sales on Friday of three new smartphones that have garnered positive reviews and, by various accounts, some solid initial customer interest.

Sprint opens stores within 1,435 RadioShack locations

Sprint on Friday will open retail operations in 1,435 RadioShack stores that were recently acquired by General Wireless as a result of a RadioShack bankruptcy action.

A smartphone bloatware iconoclast speaks out

Meet Jesse Nunez, an avid opponent of bloatware on smartphones.

Samsung says pre-installed apps on Galaxy S6, Edge can't be uninstalled, just hidden

Samsung's Galaxy S6 and Edge smartphones, which arrive in stores Friday, have received mostly positive reviews from critics, largely for superior styling and their metal and glass construction.

Comcast to launch 2 Gbps fiber service starting in Atlanta in May

If anybody doubted there's growing -- perhaps unprecedented -- competition in the business of fiber-optic Internet service to the home, look at what cable giant Comcast announced Thursday.

Apple Watch won't boost Apple Pay payments by much

The Apple Watch supports Apple Pay, but it's unlikely that the smartwatch, coming April 24, will significantly boost the number of mobile payments made by U.S. customers.

All the news that's fit to squish -- on a smartwatch

It was probably inevitable: The New York Times announced Tuesday it will produce one-sentence stories and other content on various topics for the Apple Watch, the day the device first goes on sale on April 24.