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  • News: Microsoft, Google and Twitter debate whether HTML5 is "Holy Grail"

    Tech's big hitters debate whether HTML5 is the future and ask if developers should build websites or apps.

  • News: NFC will be worth the wait, analysts say

    Near Field Communication chips will prove to be a boon to merchants despite lengthy delays in U.S. adoption of the technology, analysts say.

  • News: RIM says Q2 forecast is lower than expected

    Research In Motion missed analysts' lowered revenue forecasts for its fiscal first quarter and said its outlook for the second quarter was lower than expected, as it reported its first-quarter results Thursday.

  • Opinion: Astrid Serves Up Awesome To-Do Lists on Android

    There's no shortage of terrible to-do apps in the Android Market, yet there are only a few good ones. Astrid ranks high on the short list of great Android productivity tools. This handsomely robust to-do list tracker sports a host of advanced features, and syncs with Google Tasks and Producteev.

  • Opinion: Yahoo App Search Gets Through iOS, Android Clutter

    Yahoo is lumbering into the app search game, years behind smaller, nimbler competitors.

  • News: Cloud to beat smartphone network blues

    DLNA and Wi-Fi Direct certification programs are poised to simplify wireless connectivity for consumers, and new mobile cloud services may provide even easier access to consumers’ media content.

  • News: Mobile ads to double in 2011, says Gartner

    Many mobile users say they don't like advertising on their smartphones and tablets, but it is having an upsurge, with revenues in 2011 expected to double over last year, according to a new Gartner forecast.

  • News: T-Mobile adds 47 cities to its fastest wireless network

    T-Mobile today announced that it has added 47 cities to its fastest wireless networks, making it available in 102 markets overall.

  • Opinion: Sharing Lots of Photos

    Alice McVey asked me to suggest a way to send hundreds of photos and videos to a friend

  • News: Griffin's cable-free Beacon turns iPhone into a remote

    If you’ve ever spent a Saturday watching male figure skating because you couldn’t find the remote, you may welcome the news from Griffin that its Beacon Universal Remote Control for iOS (first demoed at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show) is now available at an Apple Store near you. Griffin's device aims to exploit the fact that while your various remotes always seem to go missing, your iPhone's usually right in your pocket.

  • News: UK mobile operators join forces on mobile wallet

    Everything Everywhere, O2 and Vodafone plan to create a joint venture in the U.K. that will allow users to pay for goods using NFC-equipped phones, they said on Thursday.

  • News: Top Web sites have an iPad preference

    The top 500 Web sites are catering more to the iPad than they are to Android tablets, according to tests by Blaze Software.

  • Opinion: Facebook's Secret Projects Outed: Meet Project Spartan

    Facebook is getting its mobile game on. The social network is reportedly nearing the release of a bevy of impressive apps that will transform the social network into a mobile-savvy company. On deck is reportedly a geolocation photo swapping app and a new HTML5-based mobile platform called Project Spartan.

  • Opinion: Google's Nexus 4G is Expected in November, Report Says

    If the latest rumors about Google's forthcoming Nexus 4G phone are to be believed, you might want to wait until Thanksgiving before getting a new Android device. Google is reportedly prepping a new Nexus phone that includes a dual-core processor, "monster-sized" screen, and high-definition video capture. The phone will run Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), be available around Thanksgiving, and, as the name suggests, the device will run on a 4G LTE network, according to Boy Genius Report.

  • News: Nokia loses U.K. patent battle against IPCom

    Nokia is infringing on a patent owned by German company IPCom, the U.K. High Court ruled today. IPCom will be seeking damages and an injunction banning the sale of the Finnish company's 3G phones, it said in a statement.

  • News: iPhone 5 edge-to-edge screen confirmed?

    Has an app developer inadvertently given away the fact that the next-generation iPhone will have an edge-to-edge display?

  • News: GetJar: Rewarding paying users key to Android app success

    If you are a mobile developer and not making any money on your Android applications, don't give up. A good name, focus and offering paying users the right incentives can help, according toa blog post from application store proprietor GetJar.

  • News: Sony launches Qriocity for Android smartphones, not tablets

    If you own an Android phone and you are a subscriber to Sony's cloud-based Qriocity music service on the PlayStation and PC, you're in luck: Sony has just announced the launch of a dedicated Qriocity app for Android smartphones.

  • News: Google prepping an LTE "superphone"?

    While Google's Nexus smartphone series hasn't exactly set the world on fire, the device's next generation could make some serious waves.

  • News: BBC creating iOS app for reporters

    The BBC is creating an iOS app that will allow its reporters to upload photographs and video and even report live from their iPhone.



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