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  • Opinion: Windows Phone 7, Day 23: A Camera Isn't Just for Photos

    Once upon a time, I used my smartphone camera to take pictures of things so I could share them on social networks like Facebook and Twitter, With Windows Phone 7 "Mango" I can still do that, but "Mango" also comes with a whole new bag of tricks for the camera that are much more useful. For today's 30 Days With Windows Phone 7 post I will take a look at some of the more creative ways "Mango" uses the camera.

  • News: Mango Arrives with a Wi-Fi Tethering Surprise

    It's here. Windows Phone 7.5 "Mango" started rolling out to devices today, and it brought a few surprises along for the ride.

  • News: Microsoft signs Android licensing deal with Samsung

    Microsoft has signed a cross-license patent agreement with Samsung Electronics that grants Microsoft royalties from Samsung's Android-based smartphones and tablets, Microsoft said in a statement on Wednesday.

  • Opinion: RIP iPod? Not So Fast

    As the iPod’s 10-year anniversary looms next month, some are preparing to say goodbye to the popular media player credited for boosting Apple’s fortunes over the past decade. But don’t shed a tear for the iPod. Even though the line has not received any groundbreaking updates lately, the iPod lives on in Apple’s touchscreen devices.

  • News: Intel drops MeeGo mobile OS, backs Tizen against Android

    Linux Foundation and Limo Foundation are rebooting their efforts to compete with Apple and the Android camp by merging MeeGo and Limo into a new operating system called Tizen, with the backing of Intel and Samsung.

  • News: Sony buys medical device maker, eyes new business line

    Sony said Wednesday it had acquired a small medical researcher in the U.S. and plans to enter the market for portable medical testing.

  • News: Official: Apple iPhone event taking place Tuesday 4 October

    Apple is holding an iPhone-themed event for media on Tuesday 4 October at its Cupertino campus, it has been officially confirmed.

  • News: Sony buys medical device maker, eyes new business line

    Sony said Wednesday it had acquired a small medical researcher in the U.S. and plans to enter the market for portable medical testing.

  • News: Q&A: Sprint's take on the future of mobile device management

    A question-and-answer session with Steve Coker, Sprint's Business Mobility Solutions general manager for product marketing

  • News: Are You Going to be Gaming on Your Amazon Kindle Next Year?

    I'll admit that I'm a huge fan of Amazon's Kindle. The battery lasts forever, and after staring at a screen all day, it's a nice way to enjoy an ebook. But, while I may not care about the devices gaming (or other) capabilities, it looks like Amazon may start trying to crowd in on Apple's turf a little more closely.

  • Opinion: Kobo Pulse: eReading is Sharing

    If you're afraid you're not sharing enough of your daily activities with your online friends, here's another chance to get social...with books.

  • Opinion: Turntable Scratching Post Makes Your Kitteh a DJ

    For those of you who read this blog and have cats, chances are you spoil them rotten--you've possibly even debated building a kitteh elevator just to make your cat's life easier, haven't you? Well, for those of you with the more energetic kittehs, here's a quirky scratching post just for your beloved feline friend.

  • Opinion: Man Creates Amazing But Dangerous Flying Machine

    As well as cool robots, hacks and science, Geek Tech loves to check out bizarre flying contraptions that may eventually replace transport on wheels. Who wouldn't want to trade in their car for a hooverbike? So, how does a DIY project to create a flying machine equipped with eight motorcycle engines sound?

  • Opinion: Apple's iPhone Event is Near: 5 Predictions

    Apple will put an end to the rumors and introduce its next iPhone on October 4--it's already sent out invitations to an iPhone-specific event that will be held at Apple's Cupertino campus. New Apple CEO Tim Cook is expected to take the stage and make the big announcement.

  • News: Microsoft starts gradual rollout of Windows Phone 7.5 'Mango' update

    Microsoft on Tuesday began its rollout of the Windows Phone 7.5 "Mango" update to smartphones.

  • News: Apple Finally Confirms Special iPhone Event for Oct. 4

    Although iPhone sales have yet to decline, Android is gobbling up more of the smartphone market share every month. If the iPhone needed a shot in the arm, now would certainly be the time. On October 4th, Apple will finally take the lid off what's next for their game-changing mobile device.

  • News: T-Mobile publishes open letter about the iPhone, Android

    On Monday, T-Mobile chief marketing officer Cole Brodman published a blog post titled "About the iPhone--a Letter to T-Mobile Customers." In it, Brodman says that the company welcomes the iPhone users on its network, but since the carrier still can't sell the iPhone directly, its core focus is on offering an excellent Android experience.

  • News: HTC Radar 4G: T-Mobile's First Mango Phone Arrives

    T-Mobile sure has been busy this week. In addition to the two Android phones it announced yesterday, the carrier has unveiled its first Mango phone: the HTC Radar 4G. The Radar is the first Windows Phone on T-Mobile that can take advantage of T-Mobile's HSPA+ 4G network.

  • Opinion: Tagg Keeps Your Pets Safe with GPS and Mobile Technology

    If you're a pet owner, you've probably experienced that moment of dread when you come home and your dog or cat isn't anywhere to be found. Don't you wish you could send them a text and ask them where they are? It might sound ridiculous, but a new gadget coming can almost let you do just that. The Tagg Pet Tracker by Snaptracs, a subsidiary of Qualcomm, uses the power of GPS and mobile technologies to help you keep track of your furry friends.

  • News: Windows Phone Mango Officially Goes Live

    Windows Phone 7 owners rejoice: Your smartphone is finally getting the Mango update. The update will be pushed to existing Windows Phone 7 owners over the next few weeks. Ever since Microsoft previewed the Mango update back in May, we've praised Microsoft for adding both necessary features (like third-party multitasking) as well as unique features (like its various connected Hubs).



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