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  • News: Mobile phone FAQs

    Buying a mobile phone can often be a headache. We've answered a few of frequently asked questions to help aid your purchase.

  • News: Mobile phone glossary

    A glossary of terms for mobile phones and smartphones.

  • News: Google wants judge to dismiss four charges in Oracle suit

    Google is hoping to head off some of the complaints Oracle has made against it by asking a California judge for permission to file summary judgment on four issues.

  • News: Ofcom: Smartphones have harder time with weak signals

    Smartphones might not be as good as old-fashioned phone handsets at receiving a mobile signal in areas with indifferent coverage, initial research by telecom regulator Ofcom has suggested.

  • Opinion: Did Microsoft Trick Google Into Buying Motorola?

    The media has been abuzz all week with news and analysis of the Google-Motorola deal. When all of the dust settles on the business logic behind the deal, or its impact on pending Android patent infringement, or what it means for the future of Google TV, the company that gains the most from this new relationship may just be Microsoft.

  • News: 27,000 South Koreans Sue Over iPhone Privacy Violations

    The flap over iPhone location tracking led to some grandstanding in Congress and a few lawsuits by users in the United States over privacy concerns, but now nearly 27,000 South Koreans are suing Apple for privacy violations.

  • Opinion: Droid HD Threatens to Steal Droid Bionic's Thunder

    For months, the Droid Bionic has been Motorola's most anticipated Android phone, but a new contender known as the Droid HD may be about to steal the show.

  • Opinion: iPhone 5 Launch Expected on October 7

    More reports suggest the iPhone 5 will launch in October, with preorders beginning September 30. Backing up a report from TiPB last week, 9 to 5 Mac claims it has independently confirmed Friday, October 7, as the launch date of the iPhone 5. Unlike with the iPad 2, Apple is also rumored to take preorders with the next-generation iPhone at the end of September.

  • News: Judge bounces Google's complaint over Android code viewing

    A U.S. trade judge has rejected Google's move to block the testimony of a Microsoft expert witness in the latter's 10-month dispute with Motorola over patents allegedly used by Android.

  • News: Nokia signs deal to get more apps for Windows Phone, Symbian

    Nokia said Wednesday that it has entered into an agreement with Polar Mobile to launch more than 300 mobile applications for Nokia smartphones, including upcoming models based on Windows Phone, over the next 12 months.

  • News: 'iPhone 5' component images leaked online

    Photographs of what are claimed to be the camera lens and earphone audio jack of the iPhone 5 have surfaced on the web.

  • Opinion: Google-Motorola Deal: Pundits Weigh In

    Google's bid to acquire Motorola Mobility is a brilliant move that will stave off Android's patent attackers. Or it's act of desperation that will force Android phone makers to adopt rival platforms. Or it was simply something that Google had to do, for better or worse.

  • Opinion: Sensation Unchained First By HTC Bootloader Unlock Tool

    The long, arduous wait for HTC's unlockable bootloader is finally over-- if own a global SIM-unlocked Sensation, that is. Sorry, HTC EVO 3D (Sprint) and Sensation 4G (T-Mobile) owners; you'll have to continue twiddling your thumbs for a little longer.

  • News: Minecraft Pocket Edition Hits Android App Store

    So, Minecraft. Or more specifically, Minecraft in your pocket: the long awaited (since it was announced at the end of May, at least) Minecraft Pocket Edition is now up for grabs -- provided you've got $6.99 to spare, and you're one of the folks who picked up Sony's Xperia Play.

  • News: Samsung tablet ban lifted in all EU countries but Germany

    Samsung is again free to sell its Android-based Galaxy Tab 10.1 in all European Union countries except for Germany, after a court in Düsseldorf changed its injunction enacted last week.

  • News: Motorola workers likely thrilled by Google's buy

    A survey of employees at Google and Motorola finds higher level of job satisfaction at Google. Page gets high marks, Motorola's Jha much lower.

  • News: Motorola Purchase Changes Nothing and Everything for Android

    Google shook the mobile and tech industries on Monday morning with the news that it has agreed to purchase Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion. The move is seen primarily as a play to acquire Motorola's formidable patent catalog, but it may not be enough to protect Android against ongoing patent litigation which raises some question about what the underlying strategy might really be.

  • News: Motorola Photon 4G Gets Big Price Cut to $99 at 'The Shack'

    Sprint only launched its latest 4G smartphone, the Motorola Photon 4G, a week ago for $199.99 (with a two-year contract), but the price has already been cut.

  • Opinion: Google-Motorola Merger: Android's Rebirth or its Demise?

    Google's buyout of Motorola Mobility is set to breathe new life into Android, but some pundits warn it could mean the platform's demise. A tough patent battle coupled with Google getting in the Android hardware business could make some Android partners such as Samsung and HTC migrate to Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 OS in retaliation.

  • News: Mobile World Congress to focus on advertising, marketing

    In February, the mobile industry will once again head to Barcelona for Mobile World Congress (MWC), which will feature a new section focusing on different aspects of mobile marketing, show organizer GSM Association (GSMA) said on Tuesday.


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