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  • News: Samsung touches Africa with smart technology

    With a population made of entreprenual people with diverse cultures, projections by the International Monetary Fund shows that Africa will have an economic growth rate of 5.5% in 2011. It is perceived as a land of rich commerce markets. Samsung electronics have an objective of Africa, to be a 10 billion USD company and contribute to its economic growth.

  • Opinion: Droid X2 may Arrive Next Week

    Motorola's Droid X2, the follow-up to one of Verizon's most popular Android phones, is set to launch in stores on May 26, according to internal documents.

  • News: Nokia kills Ovi brand for mobile services

    Nokia will abandon its Ovi mobile services brand as it prepares to sell smartphones based on Microsoft's Windows Phone software, it said in a blog posting on Monday.

  • News: iPhone 5 edge-to-edge screen evidence mounts

    Further evidence that the iPhone 5 will have an edge-to-edge screen has emerged, as well as components that appear to show that the camera lens and flash will be moved away from each other.

  • News: Next iPhone's A5 CPU: Enough reason to upgrade?

    Apple's next iPhone will pack the company's newest A5 processor, but the additional horsepower won't be a major upgrade motivator unless Apple pulls some high-powered apps from its own pocket, an iPhone expert said.

  • News: NTT DoCoMo plans pocket-size Windows 7 device

    Japan's NTT DoCoMo plans to launch what it calls the world's smallest Windows 7 computer in the next two months.

  • News: App builders eager for taste of Android 'Ice Cream Sandwich'

    Developers hope the upcoming Android release will resolve fragmentation issues

  • News: China Unicom hopes 1000-yuan smartphones will boost 3G use

    China Unicom is gearing up to sell a new wave of smartphones for 1000 yuan (US$154), a price that the carrier believes will accelerate the growth of the mobile Internet in China among users of unsubsidized pay-as-you-go phones.

  • Buffalo Portable DVD drive priced

    Buffalo has launched an external DVD recorder that can write to almost any DVD format at 8x and that adds DVD playback options to gadgets such as netbooks

  • News: Samsung launches free 3DTV service

    Samsung is giving owners of its 3DTVs access to 3D footage for free.

  • News: Apple offers free repairs for 'quake-damaged kit

    Owners of Macs, iPhones and iPod touches damaged by the devastating earthquake and tsunami in North-East Japan in March can get their devices repaired for free.

  • News: Netflix Arrives on Android, Kinda Sorta

    The Netflix app has been available on iOS devices for more than a year, and for several months on Windows 7 phones. Now Netflix has finally made it to Android -- but only a small handful of devices will be able to stream content over 3G, 4G, and Wi-Fi, and none of them are tablets.

  • News: Microsoft's Frenemies: The Necessity of Partnering Up

    Microsoft's partnerships with RIM, Nokia and Yahoo (and acquisition of Skype) underscore the need to form alliances against Google or Apple in certain markets.

  • News: iPhone size differences aren't exactly black and white

    The white iPhone 4, it seems, can't catch a break. After a series of launch delays pushed the ivory-colored phone into the I'll-believe-it-when-I-see-it realm formerly occupied by the availability of the Beatles on iTunes, Apple finally shipped the white iPhone at the end of April. But that debut only led to a new controversy over the milky mobile’s girth.

  • News: Top 5 things to do before buying more security technology

    Las Vegas --Throwing more technology at security threats as they crop up is not the best way to go if the goal is to protect the most valuable data at the best price, attendees at Interop were told this week.

  • Opinion: Samsung Galaxy S II Overclocked to 1.5GHz

    The Samsung Galaxy S II is pretty hot stuff on its own, being a 1.2 GHz Android power house in a 0.3 inch thick package, but what if you want to overclock it? Well now you can!

  • News: Apple Sued Again Over iOS Location and Data Sharing

    Apple is in the hot seat again in a new lawsuit that says iPad and iPhone user location data and other personal information is being shared with third-party advertisers. Apple is accused of aiding and abetting the "intentional taking and transmitting" of user data to third parties. The suit, filed in U.S. District Court in Puerto Rico, also names Pandora Media and The Weather Channel, but leaves the door open to name more defendants at a later date. This latest lawsuit was first reported by The Loop.

  • Radiopaq Duo headphones ideal for light listening

    Radiopaq's Duo headphones weigh a scant 130g but have plenty of impact. The £19.99 headphones come in lime green, orange or purple.

  • News: Visa's mobile payment plan 'most comprehensive to date'

    Visa's plan to launch a digital wallet system in the U.S. and Canada this fall is by far the most ambitious of any such initiative announced so far.

  • Opinion: Microsoft Looks at New Motion-Sensing Technology

    The Kinect is a revolutionary motion-sensing technology, but it's only good so long as you're actually standing in front of its depth-sensing cameras. But Microsoft is looking into bringing motion sensing to every surface in your home, but instead of using optics to see us, it's sensors that detect our electrical fields.



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