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  • News: Android app allows remote search of Macs and PCs

    Wyse Technology has launched an Android app that lets people search remotely for files on their PCs and laptops, then download them, copy them, or send them to another person, all from inside the app.

  • Opinion: Carrier IQ Poses a Threat Despite Good Intentions

    Carrier IQ isn't the bad guy. The mobile device and network diagnostic firm issued a detailed report earlier this week explaining what its software does and how the data is used. However, benign intent doesn't change the fact that the Carrier IQ software infringes on privacy and exposes personal data to unnecessary risk.

  • News: IDC: Tablet sales underwhelm in Q3, but strong holiday season expected

    Tablet sales at 18.1 million units during the third quarter were somewhat lower than expected, but stronger-than-expected demand during the rest of the year will give the market a boost, according to market research company IDC.

  • Opinion: Hands-Free Phones are Just as Risky as Handsets, Research Says

    You may be aware of the dangers of driving and texting, using mobile apps, or talking with a handset. But did you know that just talking--even on a hands-free device, such as a Bluetooth headset--is too distracting for most drivers?

  • News: Fujifilm Launches X10 in India

    The X10 features an F2.0-2.8, 28-112mm (35mm equivalent) lens with 4x manual zoom lens.

  • News: Sony Ericsson Xperia owners get 50 GB of free online storage

    Sony Ericsson is offering owners of its Xperia smartphones 50GB of free online data storage in partnership with cloud storage company Box, the smartphone maker said on Thursday.

  • News: Sony Playstation chief: Vita has advantages over 3DS at launch

    The Sony PlayStation Vita is well-positioned to avoid the struggles of its main handheld rival, Nintendo's 3DS, the executive in charge of Sony's game business said Thursday.

  • News: Update: Galaxy Nexus 4G LTE finally goes on sale Thursday

    Verizon Wireless finally announced that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone running Android 4.0 on its 4G LTE network will be available on Thursday in stores and online for $299.99 with a two-year agreement.

  • News: Feds again say LightSquared interferes with GPS

    A second round of tests on LightSquared's proposed land-based mobile data network again showed interference with a majority of GPS devices, except for cellphones, two U.S. federal departments said Wednesday.

  • Opinion: Samsung Galaxy Nexus Hits Verizon on December 15th

    Better get in line now: Verizon announced that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus will be available in stores and online starting tomorrow, December 15th. Retailing for $300 with a new two-year contract, the Galaxy Nexus is the first device in the United States to run Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich).

  • News: Feds again say LightSquared interferes with GPS

    A second round of tests on LightSquared's proposed land-based mobile data network again showed interference with a majority of GPS devices, except for cellphones, two U.S. federal departments said Wednesday.

  • News: FBI never sought Carrier IQ data, director says

    FBI Director Robert Mueller today said his agency has never sought any information directly from Carrier IQ for any of its investigations.

  • News: Netflix improves iPad app interface

    Good news for those who didn't abandon Netflix after the whole Qwikster debacle: the video rental and streaming service has released version 2.0 of its iOS app, which brings a completely overhauled user interface to the iPad. That's a welcome change, as the previous user interface--which more or less channeled Netflix's website--often suffered from poor performance and clunky usability.

  • News: BlackBerry in 2012: More Trouble in Store for RIM

    The year 2012 promises to be an interesting one for BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM). The Canadian company has come upon some tough times lately. And despite a number of key product releases and enhancements, things will only get worse before they get better for RIM...if they do at all. Here's why.

  • News: The Week in iOS Accessories: Take a stand

    There are plenty of iPad stands in this week's roundup of iOS accessories, but we've also got items that help you shoot better photos, keep your hands warm, print documents...and blow out the windows of every house on your street. Here are some of the new products that caught our eye this week:

  • News: Android users embrace Facebook, Google apps

    Google must be pleased to know that Android users aged 18-44 tend to keep their apps all in the family – the Google family, that is.

  • News: ITC delays ruling in Apple patent case against HTC

    The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has delayed ruling on a patent case brought against smartphone maker HTC by Apple.

  • Opinion: SMS Fraud Is Not Unique to Android

    Google is yanking a number of apps from the Android Market after discovering that they are fraudulent. Although such apps are more likely to be found with Android than on rival platforms, the concept of fraud is an equal opportunity threat that extends far beyond Android mobile devices.

  • Opinion: Microsoft Uses Android Malware Hysteria to Offer Free Windows Phones

    Microsoft is capitalizing on a recent Android malware scam by giving away free Windows Phones to five Android users with the worst malware horror stories. Ben Rudolph, Microsoft's Windows Phone evangelist, announced the contest on Twitter using the hashtag #droidrage. Microsoft followed Rudolph's lead and publicized the contest on its official Twitter feed.

  • Opinion: Sony Walkman Gets Access to Music Unlimited Library

    The Sony Walkman line of portable MP3 players has finally arrived to the online music locker party, hosted by Sony's own Music Unlimited streaming service. The problem is that it's several months late and grossly underdressed.



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