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  • News: Danish operators join forces on mobile wallet

    TDC, Telenor, TeliaSonera and Three are cooperating on the launch of a digital wallet service based on NFC (Near Field Communications) in Denmark, the operators said on Thursday.

  • News: Apple iPad 2 Display Ranks Best in Face-Off Against Android

    The first thing you notice about a tablet is its display. Even when a tablet is powered down, its display is what jumps out first, since the screen is the most dominant part. The quality of the display is a critical component of a tablet, just as image quality is essential to any screen, be it for a laptop, a monitor, a smartphone, or even an HDTV.

  • News: Remains of the Day: All work and no play

    Samsung doesn't get to play with future Apple products, Taiwanese manufacturers are getting pretty familiar with Amazon's purported tablet PC, and the Machine Project wants to tinker with Los Angeles's supply of Apple IIs. As for the remainders for Wednesday, June 22, 2011, don't tell me no lines and keep your hands to yourself.

  • Opinion: New Tech Turns Finger Swipes Into Power

    Scientists are looking into ways to turn the finger swipes on touchscreens into electricity. Finally, I can do something productive while I'm furiously swiping away while playing Fruit Ninja!

  • News: Austin added as second city for mobile wallet test

    Isis officials named Austin, Texas, as their second 2012 launch market for the carrier-backed venture that relies on Near Field Communication-ready smartphones to help consumers buy goods from merchants there.

  • News: Sony Ericsson's Xperia Ray, Active Coming with Gingerbread

    Sony Ericsson unveiled the Xperia Ray and Xperia Active, new phones that will come equipped with Android 2.3 Gingerbread, at the CommunicAsia conference in Singapore.

  • Equinux Tizi iPad 2 TV tuner updated

    The Apple iPad is a superb device on which to watch BBC iPlayer or YouTube videos. The Equinux tivi adds live viewing options and will even record programmes you'd otherwise miss

  • News: Camera Start-Up Lytro Promises to Revolutionize Photography

    With a new kind of camera, Lytro wants to remove the headaches of focus from digital photography.

  • Opinion: New iPhone Rumored to Have A5 Chip, Beefier Camera

    Apple is cooking up a new iPhone for September that will feature a better camera and zippier processor, according to online rumors. The next iPhone will reportedly feature the company's A5 dual-core processor and an 8 megapixel rear-facing camera. Apple may also be testing a new iPad that includes a retina display similar to the screen on the iPhone 4, according to Bloomberg.

  • News: iPhone 4 is Tops with Flickr Shutterbugs

    The iPhone 4's 5-megapixel camera is now officially the most popular camera used on Flickr, according to the photo sharing site's own statistics. The iPhone 4 outclassed Nikon's D90 for the top spot in Flickr's rankings, and it's the only phone in the top 5, alongside three other Canon EOS cameras.

  • News: Elpida develops thin memory device for tablets, phones

    Elpida Memory and subsidiary Akita Elpida Memory said Wednesday that they have developed technology to mass-manufacture a four-layer DRAM package just 0.8 millimeters thick that can be used to pack more memory into thinner mobile phones and tablets.

  • News: New LightSquared plan faces attack, uncertainty

    The coast is not yet clear for LightSquared's hybrid satellite-LTE network despite the company's announcement on Monday that it has found a solution to interference with GPS.

  • News: Roadshow for iPad saves videos for viewing later

    Fetch Softworks, which makes the Fetch FTP client for Mac OS X, has come out with Roadshow, a new iPad app that allows you to save web videos for viewing later, even when the device is offline. The free, ad-supported app imposes a limit of up to 15 saved videos; a $5 in-app purchase removes that limitation (as well as the advertising).

  • News: HP tests personalized video delivery to consumers

    Hewlett-Packard's research organization in Bangalore has developed an application that will help consumers create personalized channels of online video content on their Windows computers.

  • Opinion: Nokia N9: Why You Shouldn't Buy this Device

    Nokia has unveiled the N9, its latest flagship smartphone, the first device to run the Meego operating system. Meego has been heralded as Nokia's strategic move against increased competition from rivals Apple and Google.

  • Test Centre: Group test: what's the best Nintendo DS game?

    PC Advisor reviews the best Nintendo DS games you can play today.

  • Test Centre: Group test: what's the best computer game?

    PC Advisor reviews the best computer games you can play right now.

  • News: Nokia unveils N9 smartphone using MeeGo

    Nokia unveiled Tuesday its new N9 smartphone that runs the MeeGo operating system, and is being marketed as a "pure touch screen" device without buttons.

  • News: NSA wants bulletproof smartphone, tablet security

    The National Security Agency, America's high-tech spy agency which also plays a key role in approving hardware and software for use by the Department of Defense, wants to be able to outfit military personnel with commercial smartphones and tablets -- but based on a NSA security design.

  • News: The Week in iPad Cases: The crux of the matter

    It's been a couple of weeks since our last iPad-case roundup—you can blame WWDC and its slew of announcements for that—but we're back! This installment of our hebdomadal case roundup includes a covering that turns your magical tablet into a veritable laptop, another that can be used to mount it just about anywhere, and one that adds battery time to a device already known for its legendary power independence.



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