The latest Simmons Connect panel from Experian Marketing Services has shown that the average smartphone user in the USA spends 58 minutes on their device every day.
Just over a quarter of this time (26%) is spent talking and another 20% sending text messages.
Joyn compatibility due later this year
Libon, the Orange mobile app that offers free VoIP calls along with messaging and voicemail, has now been launched on Android. The iOS version of the app was released last year.
Both apps are available in the UK to customers on any network.
Fujitsu Limited is planning its first major smartphone move outside Japan with the STYLISTIC S01, a handset designed for senior users that’ll initially be available via Orange in France from June 2013.
It's an Android-powered device with a 1.4GHz chip, a 4-inch screen and an 8.1-megapixel camera.
Faiza Elmasry of voanews.com writes:
Imagine shopping for clothes online and being able to run your hand across the screen on your computer or smartphone to feel the fabrics. That kind of simulation technology could be available within the next five years.
Facebook has enhanced the iOS version of its Messenger application to enable users in the USA to speak to each other without paying call charges.
The VoIP feature was originally launched in Canada earlier this month.