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  • News: Adobe: Flash for Ice Cream Sandwich by Year-End

    Adobe's plans to stop developing mobile Flash Player will have to wait a little longer, as the company works on bringing Flash to Android Ice Cream Sandwich.

  • News: Chief Rabbi blames Apple, Steve Jobs for 'selfish' culture

    Lord Sacks, the Chief Rabbi, has blamed Apple and its late co-founder Steve Jobs for creating "an individualist, egocentric culture".

  • News: Security Firm Lists 'Dirty Dozen' Unsafe Smartphones

    A list of 12 smartphones that pose the highest security and privacy risks to consumers and corporations was released today by a maker of security software.

  • News: Nook Tablet Fully Rooted, Gets You Android Market

    Since its release on November 16, there has been a flurry of activity around Barnes & Noble's first tablet offering, the Nook Tablet. It's not surprising either, previous devices such as the Nook and Nook Color e-readers were pretty popular to root to get running Android, even offering Nook2Android MicroSD cards capable of booting Google's OS for those that may not be confident tinkerers. It's not too much of a surprise then that four days after release, a developer from the XDA forum has managed to provide the masses with a complete root for the tablet.

  • News: Social networking use among mobile users grows in Europe

    The number people accessing social networking sites in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the U.K. using their mobile phone has grown by 44 percent in the last year, market research company comScore said on Monday.

  • News: A high-tech pioneer reflects on the digital revolution

    The man who led the design and development of the first microprocessor 40 years ago said at the time he didn't foresee the extent of the digital revolution he was helping to create.

  • News: The Week in iPad Cases: Leather-fu

    It's that time of week again: time to welcome another batch of new iPad cases as they debut in Macworld's trademark weekly roundup. We navigate the Information Superhighway—or whatever the cool kids are calling it these days—to find the very latest in protective gear for your favorite tablet.

  • News: Steve Jobs the standup comedian

    Steve Jobs' talents as a presenter were finely tuned even back in 1998 as he reduced his audience to tears of laughter at the CAUSE annual conference.

  • News: Give Your Kid the Building Blocks of Life: Giant DNA Plush Dolls

    Didn't get an A-grade in biology when you were a child? Yeah, neither did I. Sometimes kids (or adults) just need a push in the right direction, and that's where Biochemies plush dolls come in--they make science fun!

  • How-Tos: Five ways to create and send holiday photo cards

    The holidays are fast approaching and so is the pressure to send out your annual greeting cards to update family and friends about your fabulous life and beautiful children. We looked at five of the best, most user-friendly options that make it easy to design and send photo cards. Starting with the Apple programs you already have on your Mac or iOS device, and ending with sites you may not be familiar with, here's a walk through a veritable winter wonderland of photo card-making options.

  • News: Android 4.0: Security Holes in 'Ice Cream Sandwich'

    Android 4.0 “Ice Cream Sandwich” is imminent with the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone. Early reviews suggest that Android 4.0 is a cutting edge mobile OS with a variety of awesome features to look forward to. Some of those whiz-bang features come with potential security concerns, though.

  • News: Flash Would Be Welcomed By Some For Ice Cream Sandwich

    Adobe's Flash Player would be a welcome addition if it becomes available for Google's newest mobile operating system, Android 4.0. For now, users of the new Samsung Galaxy Nexus will have to wait.

  • News: Google+ Could Grow Thanks to New Feature, Small Change in Android OS

    Google's social networking service could see bigger growth thanks to a new feature that lets businesses build profiles to promote their brands and a small change in the Internet search leader’s newest mobile operating system, Android 4.0.

  • PURE Contour 100Di iPad and iPhone dock debuts

    PURE has unveiled a new Apple iPod and iPhone speaker dock with built-in DAB and FM radio tuners. The PURE Contour 100Di costs £99 and is a cheaper, non Wi-Fi-enabled version of the existing Contour dock.

  • Opinion: GeekBytes: Do Furry Microbes Dream of Electric Sheep?

    Furry microbe fossils could potentially change the way we understand animal evolution, battery acid no longer seems that bad for you and 3D technology isn't just impressive on a television screen or hologram. It's all happening in this edition of GeekBytes for Friday, November 18.

  • News: Report: Apple extends AppleCare+ grace period for iPhone purchases

    The deadline for ordering AppleCare+ for your brand new iPhone 4S came and went earlier this week. But if Internet reports are to be believed, Apple is pushing back that deadline once again while it also rolls out a change to when and where you can order AppleCare+ for your iPhone.

  • How-Tos: How to Root Your Kindle Fire

    Amazon's Android-powered Kindle Fire e-reader/tablet has arrived, which means only one thing: Eager Android enthusiasts everywhere will buy one and hack it so they can get superuser access, or "root" it. Root your Kindle Fire, and you can potentially install a custom Android ROM that lets you use your Kindle Fire as a full-featured tablet, install and use Android apps that require root privileges to add features and access your Kindle's system guts, and more. (You can even add support for the complete Android Market, but that's a separate guide.)

  • Opinion: Why Are LCD TV Prices Falling? You're Not Buying, That's Why

    The days leading up to Black Friday always bring door-buster deals on big-screen TVs, and this year is no exception. According to market research firm IHS, U.S. retailers will sell 42-inch, 1080p LED HDTVs for less than $400 by Black Friday.

  • News: Exclusive Research Shows CIOs Embrace Consumerization of IT

    With BlackBerry and Apple still leading the pack, and tablets and Android rising in the ranks, CIOs surveyed by CIO magazine are widely supporting employee-owned devices

  • News: Holiday Shopper Beware: Smartphone Thieves Are Getting Smarter

    Black Friday is fast approaching, and soon malls across America will be filled with smartphone-toting shoppers--and smartphone thieves eye a bounty of opportunity.

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