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  • News: BlackBerry losing sway in enterprise, study finds

    Enterprise users, who have long been RIM's firewall against the iPhone and Android devices, are increasingly jumping ship.

  • News: Nokia launches E6, promises no outages

    Yesterday evening, Nokia launched the Nokia E6 phone at a "business cocktail" hosted at the Sankara Hotel, Nairobi. The launch was attended by the press and several IT managers from several Nairobi based firms. "With the E6 , you do not have to go off for three days, unless your IT manager wants you to, " said Kenneth Oyolla, Nokia General Manager for East and Southern Africa. For those who are bit behind , the GM was poking holes at Blackberry Service's recent three day outage.

  • News: The Week in iOS Accessories: Buds in the hood

    Ah, technology—it gives us so many ways to listen our iPhones and iPads, including new AirPlay-enabled devices. But how do you listen to music while wearing a hoodie? Or riding a bike? Answers can be found in this week's roundup of iOS accessories.

  • News: AT&T announces more than one million iPhone 4S activations

    AT&T on Thursday announced that, as of October 18, customers had activated more than one million iPhone 4S devices on its network—making it the most successful iPhone launch in the company’s history. Apple previously announced that the iPhone 4S sold more than four million units in its first three days of availability, and Apple CEO Tim Cook says he’s confident that his company “will set an all-time record for iPhones this quarter.”

  • News: Lytro Cameras On Sale Now: What You Need To Know

    Camera maker Lytro is now taking pre-orders for its much-hyped light-field cameras that promise to let you snap a picture and refocus it later on your computer or the camera's touchscreen.

  • News: Android Boss Knocks Siri

    People seem to think that Apple's new voice-activated personal assistant, Siri, is pretty cool. But not Andy Rubin, the Senior Vice President of Google's Mobile division.

  • News: Nokia reports loss ahead of first Windows Phone launch

    Nokia reported a net loss and a fall in revenue for the third quarter, despite selling more phones than analysts had expected.

  • News: Sony delays new camera launch due to Thai flooding

    Sony said Thursday it has been forced to postpone the launch of a new camera and cut production of another because a factory in Thailand has been affected by the widespread flooding there.

  • News: Sony expands music, game streaming services to tablets

    Sony has expanded its streaming music and on-demand gaming services to its new tablet, a spokeswoman said Thursday.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Moment of silence

    One singer does some karaoke, Siri-style; Samsung reminds us that imitation is the sincerest form of plagiarism; and Apple holds its celebration of the life of Steve Jobs. The remainders for Wednesday, October 19, 2011 are ready to call it a day.

  • Opinion: OmniTouch Turns Everything Into a Touchscreen

    Now you have an excuse to touch everything.

  • Opinion: Kobo Vox 'Social eReader' to Battle Kindle Fire, Nook Color

    A three-way bare knuckler is underway in the 7-inch color eReader market. Kobo today unveiled its new $200 Kobo Vox, the company's first color eReader that matches up nicely (on paper, at least) with Amazon's $200 Kindle Fire, which starts shipping next month.

  • Opinion: Microsoft's Ballmer Knocks Android, Commends iPhone

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer had some nasty things to say about Google's Android operating system. But the iPhone? Not so much.

  • News: ARM unveils hyper-efficient Cortex-A7 chip for smartphones

    ARM Holdings has introduced the Cortex-A7, an upcoming microprocessor design that will be used in sub-US$100 smart phones, as well as in high-end smart phones as a companion chip to the more powerful Cortex-A15.

  • Opinion: Samsung Galaxy Nexus Smartphone and Android Ice Cream Sandwich OS: 6 Questions

    The road to Google's announcement of the Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system and the Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone has been long, but we're finally here. At a press event in Hong Kong Tuesday evening PDT, Google and Samsung had lots to share on the latest Nexus smartphone and the newest version of Android, Ice Cream Sandwich.

  • News: Hands-On: Lytro Light-Field Camera Offers Flip Simplicity, Futuristic Features

    Earlier this year, camera start-up Lytro provided an enticing sneak peek of what their first product could do. Using a light-field sensor--the likes of which had previously only been seen in science labs and supercomputer-connected arrays of hundreds of cameras--the camera could record data about light travelling in every direction through 3D space. In practical terms, that means that the camera's photos can be refocused after they're shot.

  • News: Android smartphone smackdown: Droid Razr vs. Galaxy Nexus

    Motorola and Samsung yesterday debuted two devices that mark the next generation of Android phones.

  • News: Gloomy Outlook for Future of BlackBerry

    RIM has suffered a number of setbacks, and its brand reputation and market share have been rapidly eroding. According to a new survey from Enterprise Management Associates (EMA), that trend is going to continue--and possibly even accelerate.

  • News: Three Cards features you might have missed

    Most of the features in Cards ( Macworld rated 3 out of 5 mice ), Apple’s new iPhone app for creating and mailing personalized letterpress photo cards, are pretty straightforward. But there are a few tucked-away niceties you might not discover right away.

  • News: Canon announces EOS-1D X DSLR camera for pros

    Canon has announced the Canon EOS-1D X DSLR, a high-speed, 18-megapixel camera that replaces the company’s EOS-1Ds Mark III and EOS-1D Mark IV models. Aimed at professional photographers and cinematographers, Canon’s latest offering features increased speed, a brand new image sensor, a high density AF (auto focus) system, and more.


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