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  • News: Skype for Android leaks user data

    Skype has acknowledged a 'privacy vulnerability' in its Skype for Android App that lets criminals gain access to personal information from smartphones.

  • News: Techie Toilet Ships in April

    In the market for a new toilet? Before heading down to the neighborhood hardware store and dropping a few Benjamins on a regular pooper, you might want to take a look at Kohler's newest flushing masterpiece, the Numi.

  • News: Paper Plastic Rescuing the Environment With Every Page

    We are always looking for ways to get rid of the plastics used in electronics, but what if we just started by making them with something biodegradable?

  • News: Remains of the Day: I fought the law

    One app boldly goes...into copyright infringement territory, where many, many have gone before. And Apple's in-app purchase system is apparently the equivalent of child-proof caps: no problem for kids, but hard for adults to grasp. Elsewhere, it seems POTUS has gotten the short end of the technology stick. The remainders for Friday, April 15, 2011 want your vote!

  • News: Crisis expert grades Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 update mea culpa

    Microsoft's latest explanation of its Windows Phone 7 update fiasco gets an A for effort, but a B+ for its timing, a crisis communications expert said today.

  • News: The Week in iPhone 4 Cases: There's a tear in our beer

    The iPhone 4 is a versatile device, but it becomes even more useful when you pair it with the right accessory. This week's roundup of cases for the iPhone 4 shows that it's possible to do just about anything with your phone--drink, watch TV, and more. Of course, we've also got cases that just project your phone from bumps and scratches. Read on for more.

  • News: Zomm smartphone security alarm arrives in UK

    The tiny Zomm smartphone security ‘leash’ has finally been launched in the UK with the company earnestly promoting it as the best way to never leave an expensive device behind.

  • News: 20nm flash chip means more mobile-device features, smaller SSDs

    Intel and Micron announced they have almost halved the size of their NAND flash circuitry, which will open up space in end products for things such as larger batteries or new chips with additional features.

  • News: Google Brags About Android Market Stats

    Google said during the company's earnings call on Thursday that more than 3 billion apps have been installed from the Android Market so far, and around 350,000 smartphones are activated every day. The new figures highlight the exceptional growth of Android, but when it comes to app stores, Apple's is still king.

  • News: iOS 4.3.2 jailbroken already

    You might not be that surprised to find out that iOS 4.3.2 has been jailbroken already, a matter of hours after its release.

  • News: Apple 2Q 2011 revenue estimated to hit $24.42bn

    Investment bank JP Morgan has revised its estimate of Apple's revenue for the second quarter of 2011, predicting a figure of almost $24.5bn.

  • News: Banks take lead from developers, not top smartphones, for mobile apps

    Banks must embrace mobile applications if they're to keep up with the hot trend in smartphones right now. And no phone is hotter for those applications than Apple's iPhone, even if it comes in third behind Android and BlackBerry phones.

  • News: Ready or not, iPad, other tablets are in the enterprise

    Any IT department hoping to escape the headaches of supporting iPads in the enterprise should realize that they're more than likely already being brought into the workplace.

  • News: Apple iOS 4.3.2 update addresses FaceTime, 3G shortcomings

    Apple Thursday issued its iOS 4.3.2 mobile operating system release, an update designed to make FaceTime video calls and 3G wireless connectivity work better.

  • News: Japan disaster slows cell phone manufacturing

    The earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan have hit manufacturers of CMOS image sensors, a key ingredient in most mobile phones.

  • News: Four things RIM's PlayBook got wrong

    For all of the PlayBook tablet's hardware triumphs, its software troubles could be its undoing.

  • News: White iPhone on the way – no, really

    New reports have surfaced that Apple will start shipping the white iPhone 4 within a few weeks, finally bringing the seemingly endless wait to an end. Not that anyone is quite going to believe this until the precious smartphones are in their hands.

  • News: Nike+ TomTom SportWatch GPS launched

    Nike and TomTom have announced the SportWatch GPS, a watch aimed at runners that can track your route, tell you how far you've gone and how many calories you've burnt.

  • News: Military apps putting iPhone in the battlefield

    While it's unlikely that future wars will be won or lost by iPhone applications, it's entirely possible that iPhones deployed in the battlefield could soon be saving lives.

  • News: The Week in iPad Accessories: Now we're cooking!

    This week's roundup of new accessories for the iPad answers the burning questions: What if I tried to use my new tablet as a frying pan? Just how exotic can a wall-mounting kit get? How do I use my iPad as a wah-wah pedal without leaving footprints? Read on for all the answers.



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