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  • News: HTC and Vodafone announce Sensation XE and XL

    HTC has announced the launch of the Sensation XL and Sensation XE Android smartphones in Australia, the first two smartphones in the country that include integrated Beats Audio.

  • News: RIM Developer Chief on the Future of BlackBerry, BBX

    In September, not long before Research In Motion's (RIM) fourth annual BlackBerry Developer Conference--and just a month or so after the company's former BlackBerry development chief stepped down--RIM named a brand new VP of Developer Relations: Alec Saunders.

  • Opinion: QR Codes Help Paint the Deeper Pictures Behind Art

    What if traditional forms of art could be more interactive? That's exactly what Jose Torres, better known artistically as Tony Taj, wondered. Jose, a painter and mobile designer, mainly paints intricate cityscapes on canvas, and is inspired by imagining the lives of the people who live and work on each floor and in each building he paints. So he came up with a way of sharing the stories he created around each character with you as you view the painting--all you would need is your smartphone.

  • News: HTC's multimedia Rezound smartphone to ship ready for Android 4.0

    HTC on Thursday introduced a Rezound smartphone that will ship ready to upgrade to Android 4.0.

  • News: Apple's Steve Jobs vs. Tim Cook

    Apple became one of the world's most successful technology companies under Steve Jobs, and it remains to be seen whether new leader Tim Cook can sustain the company's market dominance and magic.

  • News: Tablets vs. Laptops vs. Smartphones

    Many people today carry multiple mobile devices to access data anyplace, anytime. But a question always lingers: between a smartphone, laptop and tablet, which should you carry on the road?

  • News: Ebooks vs. Print books

    The question about ebooks is not if they will pass print, but when.

  • News: This iPod Nano Watch Gives the iWatch Bluetooth Power

    There are a lot of great things that you can do with an iPod Nano watch. You can listen to music, you can check the time, you can track your footsteps with a pedometer, but, as much as I like to focus on the things it can do, there are certainly things it can't do. For instance, the iPod nano doesn't have built in Bluetooth or Wi-Fi, so wirelessly connecting it to your audio systems is out of the question.

  • News: Samsung hits top smartphone vendor spot globally in Q3

    Samsung boosted its global smartphone shipments by 223% in the third quarter, taking the top spot for the first time among smartphone vendors, with Apple in second, market research firm IDC said.

  • News: Mozilla devs to test new phone OS this year

    Mozilla developers hope to start testing phones running its new mobile operating system this quarter, with product demos slated for the first quarter next year and "productization" set for before June 2012, according to a road map on the project's website.

  • How-Tos: Managing battery life for iOS 5 devices

    Apple's concession Wednesday that an iOS 5 glitch is behind the battery problems experienced by some iOS devices is welcome news. Not only does it mean help is on the way--Apple promised it was working on a fix--but it also lets iOS device owners who've been experiencing battery drain know that they aren't imagining things. As someone who's had to troubleshoot a power-mad iPhone 4S, I'm happy to hear that I'm not crazy. Not about this, anyhow.

  • News: New iPad coming in March, but not the iPad 3

    Rumours orginating in sources at Apple component suppliers in the Far East suggest that the next iPad will be an incremental upgrade to the iPad 2.

  • Opinion: Tweephone: The Retro-iest Rotary Tweeting Machine

    This "World's first analog tweet client" will finally let you make your tweets with an old-fashioned rotary phone.

  • News: Android only smartphone to gain U.S. share in Q3

    Android was the only smartphone operating system to gain U.S. market share in the third quarter, growing more than 10%, Nielsen said.

  • News: iTunes Match appears on Apple TVs, service still MIA

    Apple’s iTunes Match cloud-music feature seems to be inching closer to release: An option to enable the feature has now appeared on the second-generation Apple TV—this despite Apple having missed its goal of launching iTunes Match by the end of October.

  • News: Amazon Prime Book Lending: Your FAQs Answered

    Amazon Prime subscribers can now read more than 5,000 Kindle e-book titles for free thanks to a new service called Kindle Owners' Lending Library, but only if you own a Kindle device. The new Prime feature lets you borrow one book per month and read it on your Kindle device for as long as you want with no specific due date when your access to the book expires. Amazon lending library books cannot be read using Amazon's smartphone apps.

  • News: Jawbone Wristband, App Track Your Total Health

    Jawbone, the company best known for its Bluetooth headsets, has released a wristband and accompanying app that tracks your sleep, diet and exercise habits, and even nudges you to do something about it.

  • News: Motorola Xoom 2 Brings Better Specs, Slighter Build

    Motorola plans to release a follow-up to its Xoom Android tablet in November, but only in the United Kingdom and Ireland for now.

  • News: Cylindrical Mirror Brings 3D To The iPad

    How difficult is it to bring 3D to only 2D data? That's the question that a group of researchers from Ochanomizu University--an all female school--have come up with an answer to: not very difficult, all you need is a mirror.

  • News: Jawbone's $100 Up wristband tracks your steps and sleep

    Jawbone’s Up iPhone accessory now has a November 6 ship date, a $100 price tag, and a free iPhone app that help track your steps, sleep cycles, and more.



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