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  • News: Ubuntu, Firefox line up to take on iOS, Android in 2013

    Android and iOS may be at the top of the heap in the smartphone world, but that hasn't stopped competitors, new and old, from trying to grab a piece of the pie. Ubuntu-maker Canonical announced Wednesday that it would enter the smartphone fray with its own Ubuntu phone OS based loosely on its popular Linux distribution for PCs. Research in Motion at the end of January will announce availability for BlackBerry 10, widely acknowledged as the company's last chance to retain any competitive advantage in the smartphone wars. Meanwhile, Microsoft is pushing Windows Phone 8, hoping that it unseats BlackBerry to become the third most popular smartphone OS behind Android and iOS. And the Mozilla Foundation also hopes to crack the smartphone world with a Web-based smartphone.

  • News: Cool gadgets and hot tech that will shine at CES 2013

    With less than a week to go before this year's International CES Show in Las Vegas commences, it's unclear which new products will generate the most buzz among attendees of the massive trade show. However, Ultra HDTVs, Windows 8 tablets, smart appliances, and smartphone apps figure to fight for center stage.

  • News: Ubuntu for phones makes its official debut

    It's been close to a year since Canonical announced Ubuntu for Android, the smartphone version of its popular Linux distribution that's designed to launch the full Ubuntu desktop when an Android phone is docked with a keyboard and monitor.

  • News: Canonical raises curtain on Ubuntu for smartphones

    Ubuntu is now a full-fledged smartphone operating system, featuring a host of platform-specific features and an innovative new interface, Canonical announced today.

  • News: Rumors swirl as Ubuntu prepares 'disruptive' announcement

    A teaser on the home page of popular Linux distribution Ubuntu hints at a major new smartphone and tablet-related release, as time ticks down to an announcement set for 1 p.m. EST.

  • News: The Macalope Daily: Same time next year

    It may be a new year, but if the punditry of the waning days of 2012 is any indication then we're in for the same old malarkey.

  • News: New year's tech resolutions: Best digital practices for 2013

    Losing weight and quitting smoking are resolutions most of us don't keep through January. But there are ways to improve your online security, PC hardware performance and even financial bottom line that require little vigilance and just a few mouse clicks. You don't even need to break a sweat.

  • How-Tos: How to use Sky Go for Android

    Sky Go makes Sky TV available live and on demand to Android phones and Android tablets. Here's our guide to using Sky Go on Android.

  • News: Apple drops bid to add Samsung Galaxy S III Mini to patent lawsuit

    Apple has dropped its patent-infringement accusations against the Galaxy S III Mini, a mid-market Android smartphone that Samsung Electronics says it is not selling in the U.S.

  • News: Tablet sales explode for Christmas 2012

    In 2010, the iPad introduced the world to the modern day tablet. Since then the device has become a must have gadget and 2012 saw demand for tablets of all shapes, sizes and prices soar.

  • News: Giada announces compact ARM-based Android desktop

    A company known for making downsized PCs has announced two ARM-based desktop computers that will be shipping "soon" with Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich).

  • How-Tos: How to transfer music and files to Android smartphones and tablets

    Our step by step guide on how to transfer music and files to an Android smartphone or tablet from Windows or Mac.

  • News: GitHub growth points to open source's enterprise acceptance

    Every day 10,000 new users sign up for GitHub, an online repository for open source projects that already has 2.8 million members.

  • Buying Advice: Best apps for new Nexus 7

    If you have just got your Nexus 7, you may be wondering what apps to get first. Here then, is our quick guide to the best apps for the Nexus 7.

  • News: Apple appeals denial of sales ban on Samsung phones

    Apple has appealed a judge's decision not to ban from sale in the U.S. 26 Samsung cell phones that were found to infringe on its patents.

  • News: Ho-ho-hottest Android news and rumors for week ending Dec. 21

    It's awfully hard not to start this with a holiday joke of some sort, but I'll do my best - it helps that the biggest Android news of the week isn't particularly cheery, what with the botnets and security breaches and all. We'll get all holly-jolly when we talk CES predictions and phone rumors later on.

  • News: Samsung working to fix latest Galaxy S III exploit

    Samsung says it's working "as quickly as possible" to fix an exploit in some of its Android phones, which could allow hackers to gain total control over the device.

  • Opinion: UberConference: Best conference-call manager yet?

    Lately it seems like software developers are falling all over themselves to take the hassles out of conference calls.

  • Opinion: Remains of the Day: Square deal

    Apple dispatches Eddy Cue to check in with Foursquare, Brazil offers the only iPhone you'll ever see running Android, and we think one CEO's a little obsessed with the Apple TV--and it's not Tim Cook. The remainders for yesterday, Tuesday, December 18, 2012 are changing the channel.

  • Opinion: 2012: the year Microsoft ran out of ideas

    2012 was the year in which Microsoft finally ran out ideas, Google resorted to paying for tablet customers, and wireless speeds increased.


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