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  • 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.

  • News: The Week in iOS Accessories: I'm on a boat!

    If there's one thing that iOS accessories prove, it's that the devices themselves—the iPhone, the iPad, and the iPod touch—are endlessly versatile. If you want to listen to music, there's an accessory for that. Make music? Ditto. Go boating? I think you already know the answer.

  • News: Huawei Unveils First Android Honeycomb 3.2 Tablet

    Manufacturer Huawei claims the title for the first Android Honeycomb 3.2 tablet, with its 7-inch MediaPad announced on Monday.

  • News: Adobe Flash Builder 4.5 and Flex 4.5 updates released

    Adobe has announced the release of updates to Adobe Flash Builder and Flex to enable developers to build applications for the iPhone, iPad and BlackBerry PlayBook on a single platform.

  • News: The Week in iPhone 4 Cases: Nostalgia, Instamatically

    This week's roundup of iPhone 4 cases includes cool new products designed to elicit nostalgia for the 1970s and '80s. But without iPhones back then, how can we be nostalgic for such a deprived time? Read on for the possibilities.

  • News: What Amazon Must Do to Save Kindle Direct Publishing

    Amazon has liberated authors with the ability to self-publish books in Kindle format. Unfortunately, some individuals appear to be overwhelming the system with crap, making it harder for customers to sift through the spam and find legitimate titles. Amazon needs to take action to save Kindle self-publishing from the spammers.

  • News: Wi-Fi client surge forcing fresh wireless LAN thinking

    Mobile Wi-Fi clients are surging on wireless LANs. The growth is forcing IT groups to adapt to a new, more dynamic RF environment and rethink WLAN design.

  • News: Smartphone, tablet Wi-Fi performance varies widely

    Different handheld mobile devices show a wide range of behaviors on Wi-Fi networks. Differences can be traced to assorted radio chipsets, the way drivers are written, the frequencies supported and the number of antennas used, to name just a few variables.



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