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  • Opinion: Android Phones Expand To Use Intel Chips

    If you buy an Android smartphone in 2012, there's a good chance it will be packing an Intel chip instead of an ARM-based processor as current Android devices do.

  • News: Facebook Updates Android App with More Privacy Controls

    If you liked the recent changes Facebook made to improve privacy, then you'll want to upgrade immediately to the latest version of the social network's app for Android smartphones.

  • News: Jobs' Departure Hasn't Quelled Demand for Apple Products

    Steve Jobs’ departure as CEO of Apple is having little effect on the clamor for iPads and iPhones, according to survey by ChangeWave Research.

  • News: Epson projectors bring iOS devices to the big screen

    Epson America has announced a new line of portable projectors, the MegaPlex series, aimed at turning your mobile Apple device into a home theater or business presentation device.

  • News: Creating a cloud-based backup for your image library

    Creating your own cloud storage system doesn’t require a degree in computer science. But it does help to choose the right equipment. A number of companies are offering network-capable hard drives that work nicely for photo backup and remote access. These network appliances typically house a couple of drives, basic server software, and an Ethernet connector. And since you don’t have to wire these units directly to a computer, they can be housed anywhere you have power and a connection to the Internet.

  • Opinion: Windows Phone 7, Day 13: Pros and Cons of People Hub

    It was a grueling experience, but now that I invested all that time getting my Outlook Contacts synced up with my smartphone on Day 12, I can move on to checking out the People Hub. The People Hub is one of the things that sets WP7 "Mango" apart from other mobile platforms, but it isn't without its own issues.

  • Opinion: Japan Gets PlayStation Vita First

    When will the PS Vita launch in the U.S. or Europe or anywhere that isn't Japan? We still have no idea, but according to Sony, Sony's PS3-like portable game system will debut in he Land of the Rising Sun on December 17 with 26 launch titles. The Vita 3G version--Sony's selling one with, one without--will also run on NTT DoCoMo's cellular network.

  • News: Sony Vita handheld to go on sale in Japan on Dec. 17

    Sony said Wednesday that its PlayStation Vita portable game console will go on sale Dec. 17 in Japan, with 26 game titles and a 3G version that will run on NTT DoCoMo's network.

  • News: Android overtakes iPhone in Europe

    Android has become the second most popular smartphone platform in the five leading European markets, according to figures from comScore.

  • News: Survey: Jobs departure won't hurt consumer purchases

    While Steve Jobs's departure from the Apple CEO chair marked a major shift in the company's development, one thing it probably won't affect--for now, anyway--is the company's bottom line. A new survey from market research firm ChangeWave Research says that the end of Jobs's tenure at the company's top post won't slow consumer adoption of its products.

  • News: Android targeted by SpyEye banking Trojan

    Banking transactions for owners of Android phones just became more dangerous with a new iteration of the SpyEye Trojan designed to intercept two-factor authentication codes sent via SMS -- the first known version for Android.

  • News: Financial analyst expects 'unprecedented' iPhone 5 demand

    Anticipating that Apple will launch the iPhone 5 in October, a financial analyst firm has predicted unprecedented demand for the new phone.

  • News: Grid-10 tablet gets UK price and launch date

    Fusion Garage's Grid10 tablet is based loosely on the Google Android operating system and has an open-source ethos that appeals, but it's similarity with Identikit 10.1in Android slates is little more than a passing nod. It will go onsale in the UK in October and at £259 for a 16GB model, will undercut equivalent 10in Android tablets

  • News: Virgin America's Techie In-Flight Entertainment System

    Gone are the days when a cross-country flight meant being stuck for hours without a way to contact the outside world. In-flight connectivity is going mainstream. Virgin America--one of the most tech-embracing airlines in the nation--announced substantial tech upgrades to its in-flight entertainment system at the Airline Passenger Experience Association Expo in Seattle today.

  • News: iPhone 5 'launch date' named by O2 customer services worker

    The iPhone 5 launch date has supposedly been named by a member of staff at an O2 call centre.

  • News: Intel, Google team to optimize Android for smartphones

    Intel and Google announced on Tuesday that they would partner to optimize future versions of the Android OS for smartphones and other mobile devices using Intel chips.

  • News: HTC exec: iPhones for old farts

    Martin Fichter, HTC America's acting president, claims that Apple's iPhone is becoming too uncool for school.

  • Opinion: 5 Ways to Dump Your Old Handset Before the iPhone 5

    Apple is expected to unveil the next iteration of the iPhone before the end of October. The new device, dubbed the iPhone 5, will reportedly have a beefed up camera and possibly an edge-to-edge display. If you're one of the expected millions of people planning on lining up for a new iPhone this fall, have you thought about what you're going to do with the handset you're carrying around in your pocket right now?

  • News: Tablets: Will Win 8 Give Microsoft Edge Over Google, Apple?

    The tablet wars will heat up when Microsoft Windows 8 ships next year. The developer preview of Windows 8--unveiled Tuesday at the BUILD Windows conference in Anaheim--underscores how Microsoft's new OS is nothing like what we're used to seeing and is destined to shake things up.

  • News: Windows 8 Breaks Down the OS Walls That Divide Our Devices

    Windows 8 is a bold new take on computing, unifying tablets, desktops, laptops, the Internet, and smartphones under one Windows roof. With only a brief introduction to the operating system here at Microsoft's BUILD conference, we are seeing Microsoft skillfully bridge today's computing habits into the future - otherwise known to Microsoft as Windows 8.



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