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  • News: Motorola Mobility shareholders approve Google acquisition

    Motorola Mobility said Thursday that its shareholders voted overwhelmingly in favor of the proposed acquisition of the company by Google.

  • Opinion: Get the iPhone 4S to Work on T-Mobile Without Hacking

    In the US, the iPhone 4S comes on AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon, but one major carrier is noticeably absent: T-Mobile. But a method has surfaced to unlock the iPhone 4S that allows it to be used on the T-Mobile network. A video showing the process has been posted to YouTube, though it won't tell you how to do it. While it has not been completely confirmed, several users have reported success with the process.

  • News: Set up custom iPhone email alerts with Boxcar and Gmail

    Sure, you can set your iPhone to chime when you get new mail. But if you get a lot of mail, like I do, it's not very helpful. What you really want is a notification when you get important mail from important people. So that's just what I created, using a few Gmail filters and an iPhone app called Boxcar.

  • Opinion: Lego People Are Just Like Us On the Inside

    From the outside, they bear little resemblance to humans--simple smiling face, bright yellow skin, strange plastic bump on their heads--but look inside a Lego minifigure and you will see that they have bones and organs, just like us. Well, only if you look inside the Lego man that Jason Freeny has sculpted.

  • News: Jawbone replacing defective Up wristbands

    Early in November, Jawbone released the Up, a wristband that counts your footsteps (like a pedometer), tracks your sleep habits, and syncs with an iPhone app to graph and share that data. Unfortunately, a small number of early adopters are now Up in arms, since their Ups appear to have given Up the ghost. Jawbone has acknowledged the issue.

  • News: Apple iPhone passes BlackBerry in business use, survey finds

    Apple's iPhone has unseated the Research in Motion BlackBerry as the top smartphone used by mobile employees, according to an iPass survey of more than 2,300 workers.

  • News: LCD, e-ink challenger Mirasol will be on devices in months

    Most tablets and e-readers today use LCD or e-ink technology, but a new challenger that promises sharp color and reduced screen power consumption could be used in devices in a matter of months.

  • News: iPhone tops BlackBerry in workplace, study finds

    Apple's iPhone has overtaken RIM's BlackBerry devices as the top smartphone in the workplace, according to a new study from enterprise mobility services company iPass.

  • News: iOS 5.0.2 rumoured to be on the way to fix battery life problems

    Apple plans to issue iOS 5.0.2 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch very soon to address battery life issues, a report has claimed.

  • News: Samsung to launch tweaked Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Germany next week

    The story, "Samsung to launch tweaked Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Germany next week," posted to the wire Thursday, incorrectly characterized the German court ban on the Galaxy Tab 10.1. The German court ban pertained specifically to Apple's design rights for the iPad. The first sentence of the story has been reworded and now reads:

  • Opinion: Android Malware Has Surged 472 Percent Since July

    Android users take note: Researchers have found a whopping 472 percent increase in Android malware samples since this summer. The free-for-all Android Market has seen a striking increase in the volume of attacks since July, according to research from Juniper Networks, as attackers continue to become more sophisticated in the malware they write.

  • News: Enterprises slow to join voice-recognition surge

    Questions remain about whether or when enterprises will start widely deploying voice-recognition technology on mobile devices, partly because internally developed, specialized apps would have to be built to overcome issues like background noise that could corrupt its operation.

  • News: Travel magazine cover illustrations shown at Kemisty Gallery

    Kemistry is showcasing some beautiful artworks from Pietari Posti, Darren Hopes, The Heads of State, Adrian Johnson and more.

  • Opinion: Why It's Not Too Late for Windows Phone 7

    Windows Phone 7 has what it takes to be a serious contender in the smartphone arena. Microsoft has some significant ground to make up, though, in order to compete with platforms like Android and iOS. But, is it too late?

  • News: Samsung to launch tweaked Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Germany next week

    Samsung Electronics will launch a modified version of its Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Germany next week, after sales of the original were banned by a German court for being too similar to Apple's iPad 2.

  • Opinion: GeekBytes: Camera Obscura

    Welcome to GeekBytes for November 16, 2011--your roundup of cool stuff delivered in bite-sized chunks.Today we have a definite photography theme. If you want a geeky-looking and useful iPhone case, or some cool camera hacks to test on your old setups, read on.

  • News: Remains of the Day: This time, it means business

    The iPhone is the bee's knees in business, Stanford gives you a free education, and one noted photographer is all about the iPhone. The remainders for Wednesday, November 16, 2011 learn something new every day.

  • Opinion: Boxee Live TV: Another Way to Stick It to the (Cable) Man

    I'm a cable-cutter. Since cancelling my Time Warner Cable subscription last year, I'm no longer spending $1,000-plus a year for a vibrant mix of programming, including cubic zirconia shopping networks, colon-cleansing infomercials, and Ukrainian soap operas. Life is good.

  • News: Zambia declines to scrap VAT on imported mobile handsets

    Despite a new study indicating that the elimination of value added tax (VAT) on mobile phone handsets in Kenya helped fuel a 200 percent increase in handset purchases, the Zambian government is declining to scrap the VAT on imported handsets.

  • News: No new iOS apps over Christmas, Apple says

    Christmas may be the season to be jolly, but if you're hoping for some brand-new iOS apps to lift your festive mood over the holidays then we're afraid you're in for a disappointment.


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