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  • Opinion: Android Becoming Prime Target for Malware Makers

    Attacks on Android by malware writers have jumped 76 percent over the last three months, making it the most assaulted mobile operating system on earth during the period, according to a report by cybersecurity solutions maker McAfee.

  • Opinion: Sensor System May Reduce Falls Among Elderly, Save Lives

    You probably wouldn't be surprised to hear that falls are pretty common among those over 65 years old. But what's more worrying is that a large proportion of these falls lead to severe injuries, which sometimes result in death. In 2009, out of 2.2 million elderly people in the US who had a fall, 581,000 ended up hospitalized, according to figures from the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Yikes

  • News: Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet Hits the Market

    Lenovo’s business-orientated tablet, the ThinkPad Tablet, is now available for order and should start shipping within a week. The 10-inch Android device, which Lenovo officially announced a little more than a month ago, boasts an impressive mix of consumer and business-friendly features that might please both you and your IT department.

  • News: Qualcomm should buy WebOS, analyst says

    Hewlett-Packard's WebOS is not dead yet, and that could be a good thing for chip maker Qualcomm.

  • Opinion: Get Android Running on a TouchPad, Win Prizes

    A bounty as high as $1500 is up for grabs to the first person to get Google's Android operating system running on HP's ill-fated WebOS-powered tablet, the TouchPad. According to the site Hack n Mob the prize money will be paid out by the site itself along with a diverse number of sponsors that include BestOnlineCasinos.org, Linology Networks, StoryBoard Solutions, and Transformative-applications.net.

  • Orbitsound t12 v3 soundbar

    Orbitsound has announced a new version of its t12 soundbar. The Orbitsound t12 v3 is a long, narrow speaker designed to sit underneath a flatscreen TV.

  • News: HP Pre 3 Joins the Fire Sale Bandwagon

    HP's $99 TouchPads are getting harder to find, but another fire sale looms for the HP Pre 3 smartphone -- at least in Europe.

  • News: LogMeIn Ignition for iOS available for half price

    LogMeIn is offering its remote access app, LogMeIn Ignition, for half price for a limited time.

  • News: Skype Buys GroupMe to Take on Google+ Huddles

    Skype announced that it is acquiring GroupMe for an undisclosed sum. Acquiring the young mobile group messaging service expands Skype's arsenal of communication tools and gives Skype (and by extension Microsoft once the purchase of Skype is complete) tools to compete with the Huddle feature of the Google+ mobile app.

  • Opinion: Make a Better Black-and-White Photo

    There are a lot of things you can do to your photos with a single click in your photo editing program. Last week, for example, I showed you how you can use the Color Replacement tool in Adobe Photoshop Elements to change specific colors in an image. And in the past, I've explained how easy it is to convert any photo to a stylish black-and-white composition by setting the saturation to zero in any image editor.

  • News: Australian MP accuses Apple of ripping off customers

    Australian MP Ed Husic has demanded an inquiry by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission into price discrimination. While the investigation is geared towards all technology companies in Australia, King specifically mentioned Apple in the Australian parliament.

  • News: iPhone 5 Expected to Have Dual-Mode Capabilities

    The latest iPhone 5 rumors say the next iteration of Apple's smartphone will almost certainly be a CDMA/GSM dual-mode “world phone.” An unidentified iOS device has popped up in the usage logs for at least one popular iOS app sporting identifiers that suggest the device can run on CDMA and GSM networks. The unknown device is running iOS 5 and is believed to be the iPhone 5, according to TechCrunch.

  • News: iFixit's Mac Mini kit lets you add a second hard drive

    iFixit’s teardowns are always a fun read—not just for the sometimes-gory shots of computer innards, but also for the little tidbits discovered along the way. Case in point: The company’s Mac Mini teardown revealed space and a cable port for an additional hard drive. Now, if you have a brand new Mac Mini and are wondering “Why, I’d love to add an additional hard drive to my Mac Mini without paying $750 for a solid-state drive addition or $999 for a Mini with Lion Server,” never fear: iFixit has the $70 kit for you.

  • News: RIM announces three new BlackBerry Curve smartphones

    Research in Motion announced three new BlackBerry Curve smartphones running the latest BlackBerry 7 mobile operating system with its faster Web browsing experience.

  • Opinion: 8GB iPhone 4 in the works, rumours suggest

    Apple has started manufacturing an 8GB iPhone 4 model that could be sold alongside the brand-new iPhone 5 this fall, according to a Reuters report. The 8GB flash drives for the low-end iPhone 4 are being manufactured by a Korean company, according to two people with knowledge of the matter.

  • News: Apple may tap China Mobile's 600M users with iPhone on 2G

    There are signs that Apple may soon allow China Mobile to distribute the iPhone, a deal that could give Apple a bigger share of China's mobile phone market. But Apple faces a tough choice in order to reach such a deal, say analysts: develop an iPhone specifically for China Mobile, which operates a 3G network incompatible with current models of the iPhone, or make iPhone buyers use the carrier's slower 2G network.

  • News: Microsoft readies app submission process for Mango

    Microsoft will release a detailed overview of the Mango app submission process later on Tuesday, the company said in a blog post, as it prepares to release the first major update to Windows Phone 7.

  • News: Recession fears lead Apple to scale down iPhone orders - report

    Sources in the iPhone supply chain of iPhone claim that Apple has scaled down orders for handset parts and components.

  • News: Apple issues iOS 5 beta 6

    Apple has released the sixth beta of the forthcoming mobile operating system, as well as new iTunes, Apple TV Software and iWork for iOS betas

  • News: Apple 'owns' tablet supply chain, others can't compete

    Apple is making it impossible for other tablet manufacturers to do business because it has exclusive rights to the latest and greatest technology breakthroughs. As a result, HP wasn't able to compete with Apple in the tablet market, according to a report.



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