Smartphone

A smartphone is a portable computer device that combines mobile telephone and computing functions into one unit. They are distinguished from feature phones by their stronger hardware capabilities and extensive mobile operating systems, which facilitate wider software, internet, and multimedia functionality, alongside core phone functions such as voice calls and text messaging. Smartphones typically contain a number of metal–oxide–semiconductor integrated circuit chips, include various sensors that can be leveraged by pre-included and third-party software, and support wireless communications protocols. Early smartphones were marketed primarily towards the enterprise market, attempting to bridge the functionality of standalone personal digital assistant devices with support for cellular telephony, but were limited by their bulky form, short battery life, slow analog cellular networks, and the immaturity of wireless data services.

Read more in the app

Early diagnosis and monitoring of lupus nephritis -- on your smartphone

Russians Claim To Develop Smartphone App To Locate Ukrainian Artillery

Hospitals Are at Risk: Smartphone Attacks Could Release Deadly Microbes

This Low-Cost Test for Hearing Loss Lives on a Smartphone

New Research Demonstrates That a Smartphone Can Accurately Predict Your Risk of Death

Your smartphone could be used to estimate your risk of dying

Smartphone data can help create global vegetation maps

Exactly How And When You Can Photograph Next Week’s Partial Eclipse Of The Sun With A Smartphone Or Camera

SkyView stargazing app review: locate stars and planets with your smartphone

A smartphone's camera and flash could help people measure blood oxygen levels at home

Early Puberty Resulting From Excessive Smartphone Screen Time? Here’s What This Study Found

Hacking device can secretly swipe and tap your smartphone screen

New AI-Powered App Could Boost Smartphone Battery Life by 30%

Smartphone video motion analysis detected narrowed neck arteries that may lead to stroke

Your smartphone could recognise you just by the way you hold it

Stickers and a smartphone for easy nitrite detection on foods

New smartphone clip-on can detect Zika virus in blood samples

A Guide to Smartphone Astronomy - NASA PDF

I got published in an article about moon photography with a budget telescope and smartphone

Researchers develop smartphone-powered microchip for at-home medical diagnostic testing