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  • News: iPhone at last gets Flash

    Apple may not have approved it, but it appears as though iPhone users will soon gain access to Flash content.

  • Opinion: Ingenious Android App Allows Web-Browsing Over SMS

    If you have an Android smartphone and a T-mobile unlimited text plan, there's a new, free, way to browse the web. Smozzy Beta, developed by Jeff Donahue is a free app available on the Android market that is at first-glance simply a wrapper for the built-in web browser. The brilliant difference is that instead of transferring data over 3G, packets are transmitted and received entirely via text message (SMS and MMS).

  • News: Grand jury indicts alleged video download site operators

    A grand jury in Alexandria, Virginia, has indicted five people allegedly involved with video download site NinjaVideo.net on conspiracy and copyright infringement charges, the U.S. Department of Justice said Friday.

  • Opinion: Droid Bionic a Tinkerer's Dream

    It remains to be seen if the long-awaited Droid Bionic from Motorola can live up to its own hype and compete with the iPhone 5, whenever it finally drops, but at the very least it looks like the Bionic is a tiny wonderland for tinkerers and DIY types.

  • News: Droid Bionic smartphone impresses iFixit

    Motorola's new Droid Bionic is not only a top-notch device but the Android smartphone is also very easy to fix, according to repair specialists at iFixit.

  • News: Why Sprint Offering Unlimited Data for iPhone 5 Is a Ripoff

    Rumor has it that the iPhone 5 will be available sometime in October. Rumor also suggests that Sprint will be added to AT&T and Verizon as a third major carrier offering the iconic Apple smartphone. Now, a new rumor hints that Sprint will not only offer the iPhone 5, but will also continue to offer its unlimited data plan--giving Sprint a distinct, yet probably short-lived advantage over its rivals.

  • News: 'iPhone 5 cases' suggest redesigned handset

    What are claimed to be cases for the iPhone 5 available in China suggest that the next-generation iPhone will be thinner than its predecessor.

  • News: iTunes U hits 600 million downloads

    Apple's iTunes U has hit the 600 million download mark, it has been reported, with 30 percent of traffic coming from iOS devices.

  • Opinion: Windows Phone 7, Day 8: Pet Peeves

    Having used Windows Phone 7 in my 30 Days With Windows Phone 7 series for an entire week now--first with NoDo running on the HTC HD7S, and now with Mango running on a Samsung Focus--I can say that I am mostly impressed so far. But, I am also building a short, but growing list of things that annoy and frustrate me about Microsoft's mobile OS.

  • News: The Week in iPhone Cases: Is it me you're looking for?

    One of the best parts of writing Macworld's weekly case roundups is that I get to see the wide range of products that manufacturers dream up. This week is a perfect example: We've got the whimsical, the practical, and the sheer elegant. Let's dive in!

  • News: The Nintendo 3DS's 260% August Bouncy-Bounce

    From feast to famine and back to feast again, Nintendo's 3DS is back in the black—not that it was ever really in the red. No one knew if slashing the 3DS's price would arrest its sharp sales decline since launching with big sales figures to tepid reviews back in March. But now we know: Knock $80 off your sale price, and they'll come in droves.

  • News: SNK Adds Six New Fighters to The King of Fighters-i for Free

    SNK has added 6 new fighters to the roster of the iOS version of The King of Fighters for no cost, and is reducing the price for a week to celebrate.

  • News: French operators launch mobile payment system Buyster

    Operator-backed Buyster will launch its payment service, which aims to make online transactions more secure using mobile phones, on Sept. 13, the company said on Thursday.

  • News: Win an iPad in our 2011 Media Usage survey

    Your feedback will help us to more closely align our services with your needs, so give us a hand by taking the survey!

  • Opinion: Marty McFly's Auto-Lacing Shoes Are Real; Geeks Rejoice

    Just over a year ago, GeekTech covered a DIY project that recreated the self-lacing shoes that Marty McFly wore in Back to the Future Part 2. Around the same time, Nike filed a patent for shoes that "provide a set of straps that can be automatically opened and closed to switch between a loosened and tightened position of the upper". Now, it looks like the real thing is here in the Nike Air Mag.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Another satisfied customer survey

    The iPhone has once again proved that consumers can get some satisfaction. Elsewhere, Google has scooped up a Yelp rival that's decidedly old school, and Apple's making new inroads into charity. The remainders for Thursday, September 8, 2011 are better to give than to receive.

  • Opinion: Kindle DX: When Does the Fire Sale Start?

    Amazon seems to be making all the right moves lately. Its Kindle e-reader, both the Wi-Fi and 3G versions, is a perennial best-seller in the online retailer's store, although Amazon remains shy about releasing exact sales figures. And reports of its upcoming (if unannounced) tablet device are very positive, indicating that Amazon may be the first serious challenger to the Apple iPad in the tablet biz.

  • Opinion: Wait! Don't Rush Out for Droid Bionic or Mango Just Yet

    It's an exciting time for high-end smartphones--HTC unveiled a couple hot Windows Phone 7.5 "Mango" smartphones coming soon, and the Droid Bionic is available from Verizon starting today. Devices like the HTC Titan and the Droid Bionic are impressive, but do yourself a favor and wait a month or two before getting a new smartphone.

  • News: Just Mobile UpStand for iPad

    Just Mobile's $50 UpStand for iPad is a dedicated stand for viewing your iPad on a desk, table, or countertop. It’s simple, lightweight, and works with both iPad generations—even when the tablet is in a reasonably sized case.

  • News: Microsoft inks licensing deals with two more Android makers

    Microsoft announced Thursday that Acer and ViewSonic have each agreed to license undisclosed intellectual property from Microsoft to cover each vendor's Android phones and tablets, Microsoft says.



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