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  • Opinion: Xbox May Add Cable TV Service to its Roster

    Microsoft plans to offer cable TV service from Verizon and Comcast through Xbox Live as soon as next week, according to a Bloomberg report. The plan apparently goes beyond just cable TV, as Microsoft is said to be in talks with almost two dozen content providers to bring more streaming music, sports, movies and TV to the gaming console.

  • News: Lego combines the digital and physical in iPhone game

    Danish toy company Lego is pushing its toys into the mobile age with the Life of George iPhone app, which combines a digital and physical gaming experience.

  • News: Apple Premium Reseller Square Group coming to Selfridges

    Apple Premium Reseller Square Group is to open a concession within Selfridges & Co on London’s Oxford Street.

  • News: Fake iPhone ring in China broken up - report

    Police in Shanghai have broken up an operation making and selling fake iPhones to the Chinese market, according to reports.

  • News: Quark App Studio will support iOS 5 Newsstand feature

    Quark App Studio, a feature in the QuarkXPress DTP package that lets you created branded iPad apps, will support iOS 5's Newsstand feature, Quark has announced.

  • Opinion: Flickr Becomes Instagram's Android Nemesis

    Flickr has launched an official app for Android phones, one that rivals the popular Instagram social photo-sharing app that is exclusive to iOS. Flickr also announced Photo Sessions, a feature that lets you watch photo slideshows with friends in real time, anywhere around the globe.

  • News: How to Sync Your PC, Smartphone, and Tablet

    A few years ago businesspeople carried a laptop on the road, used a desktop PC in the office, and worked on another PC at home. Maybe they had a BlackBerry, too--but only if they were real big shots.

  • News: The new Kindles: Which to choose?

    Amazon’s Kindle product line, which expanded with three new models Wednesday, has come a long way since it was first introduced in 2007.

  • News: NTT DoCoMo and Orange cooperate on 3D smartphone

    An Android-based smartphone developed for NTT DoCoMo's subscribers by Sharp will make its way to Orange's customers in France, marking the first time an overseas operator rolls out a smartphone from the Japanese operator, the two said on Thursday.

  • News: Cisco to launch free iPad/iPhone video app

    Cisco announced improvements to its video product line Thursday to make it easier for businesses to capture and share video, including a free app coming soon for iPad and iPhone.

  • News: Samsung, Motorola tablets get Skype video

    Skype has released version 2.5 of its application for Android, which allows Android-based tablets such as the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and Motorola Xoom to use its video calling feature, it said in a blog post on Wednesday.

  • News: Softbank announces 110 Mbps network, may handle iPhones

    Softbank, Japan's third-largest mobile carrier and exclusive purveyor of the Apple iPhone in the country, said Thursday it would launch in November a new data network allowing downloads of up to 110 Mbps (megabits per second), faster than many wired connections provide today.

  • News: Nokia lays off 3,500 employees

    Nokia is planning to lay off an additional 3,500 employees, as the company continues to restructure after announcing its decision to focus on Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system.

  • News: Apple to axe iPod shuffle, classic

    Apple plans to get streamline the iPod range by killing off the iPod classic and iPod shuffle, a report claims.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Number one, with an icon

    Deciphering Apple's intentions is even more challenging than figuring out the Kremlin's, though there's definitely some similarity. Elsewhere, the Thunderbolt Display is ripped to shreds, iTunes movies surface around the world, and is it finally time to bid adieu to some venerable Apple products? The remainders for Wednesday, September 28, 2011 promised themselves they wouldn't cry.

  • Opinion: Kindle Touch Looks Like a Winner at $99

    Lost in Wednesday's Kindle Fire hoopla was the fact that Amazon also launched three new e-readers: the $79 Kindle; $99 Kindle Touch; and $149 Kindle Touch 3G. Unlike their predecessors, which Amazon will continue to sell (for now), none of the new models have a physical keyboard.

  • Opinion: MS-Samsung Patent Deal: Great News for Windows Phones

    The success of Samsung's Galaxy S Android phones just became a cash cow for Microsoft, thanks to a patent cross-licensing agreement in which Microsoft gets paid for every Android phone or tablet Samsung sells.

  • News: The Week in iOS Accessories: Feeling remote

    Your iPhone or iPad is surely useful to you, but let's face it: Apple's mobile products are also just plain fun. In researching this week's roundup of accessories, we've spotted tanks, wall-climbing cars, and a few new speaker systems tailed specifically for iOS devices. And if you're still looking for something useful, we've got you covered there, as well.

  • Opinion: Tizen: A Viable Android Alternative at Last?

    It's no secret that the Linux-based MeeGo mobile platform has been struggling for some time, despite Intel's pledge of continuing support and all the positive reviews it has received. Now, it looks like that struggle has come to an end.

  • News: iPhone 5: Voice recognition will be included-analyst

    Apple will unveil one new iPhone next week at Cupertino, Piper Jaffray reckons, and it will support voice recognition.


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