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  • News: HTC Vivid Owners, Your Ice Cream Sandwich Update Is Here

    The HTC Vivid is already an awesome phone, but starting today, it is going to be that much better with an update to Android 4.0 aka Ice Cream Sandwich. AT&T is the first U.S. smartphone to get the update via a wireless carrier.

  • Opinion: Acer's 10.1-Inch Iconia Tab A510 Available for Pre-Order

    Acer’s Iconia Tab A510, the company's first tablet featuring Nvidia's quad-core Tegra 3 processor, is now available for pre-order. The 10.1-inch device features Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and follows up on the company's Iconia Tab A500 by promising faster graphics and responsiveness than its predecessor. The 32GB tablet is available for pre-order from national retailers at a suggested retail price of $450. It is available in silver or black.

  • Opinion: Portable computing: Welcome to the future

    Tablets, ultrabooks, Windows 8... the portable connected computer of the future is here. And it's brilliant for watching the telly.

  • Opinion: Rovio Launches Angry Birds Space

    The wait is over Angry Birds fans: Rovio has officially launched Angry Birds Space for the iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Mac, and Windows. The new Angry Birds game features 60 different levels, and, as usual with Angry Birds games, Rovio is promising regular updates with more free new levels. IOS users can also buy new levels via an in-app purchase, and players on all platforms can uncover several secret levels hidden in the game.

  • How-Tos: How to Stay Below Your Data Cap on Android

    Studies suggest that Android users consume the most data--which is great news for the tech industry, but perhaps not so great for the user who has to pay that pesky wireless bill at the end of each month.

  • Opinion: Lost Your Phone? Lookout's Latest Report Shows You're Not Alone

    Let's face it: We can all be a little absent-minded sometimes. But aside from constantly losing your keys, the other thing that everyone is always misplacing is their phone. On Thursday, Lookout launched a nifty interactive report that shows you where and when people are losing their smartphones.

  • News: UK leads European smartphone usage

    Against an average penetration of mobile subscribers of 45.2%, 52.6% of UK consumers had used a smartphone, such as the iPhone, BlackBerry, Windows Phone or an Android smartphone.

  • News: Rovio launches Angry Birds into Space

    Rivio has released Angry Birds Space for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android devices, PC and Mac.

  • News: Samsung's Galaxy Note will get Android 4.0 in Q2, along with new apps

    Samsung Electronics will upgrade its Galaxy Note to Android 4.0 or Ice Cream Sandwich starting during the second quarter. The upgrade will also include new applications that take advantage of the device's digital pen, the company said on Thursday.

  • News: Samsung Galaxy Note will get Android 4.0 upgrade in Q2

    Samsung has announced that its Galaxy Note smartphone and tablet hybrid will be upgraded to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich in the second quarter.

  • Feature: Interview: PC Advisor meets Suzi Perry

    PC Advisor met up with Suzi Perry who is part of the Home of the Future section and the show's 'queen of gadgets'.

  • News: How Soon Will Your Mobile Video Chat Be Fantastic?

    Once cameras became standard equipment on mobile phones, it was only a matter of time before vendors realized that the foundation was there for using image-capture technology to transmit video. It's actually possible that by the time we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the AT&T picture phone shown at the 1964 New York World's Fair, video chat may even be commonplace.

  • News: Free Android Apps Packed with Ads are Major Battery Drains

    Free Android smartphone apps loaded with advertising such as Angry Birds may be a boon for your wallet, but the apps cost your handset some battery life, according to a new study.

  • News: Interest in HTML5 growing among mobile developers

    Mobile developers will increasingly use HTML5 in their applications during 2012, but fragmentation will make their life more difficult, according to a joint survey from IDC and cross-platform development vendor Appcelerator.

  • How-Tos: Install antivirus on Android phones and tablets

    With every new smartphone release, handsets are getting more powerful and more popular. They're also rammed with personal information that hackers want to steal. Make sure you keep your details safe by installing antivirus software.

  • Opinion: Linux Unites With Android, Adds Business-friendly Features

    Linux founder Linus Torvalds announced the release of the 3.3 Linux kernel on Sunday, bringing a host of fixes and updates that were long overdue--most importantly, the merging of Android into the main Linux source tree.

  • News: Short smartphone battery life? Blame free apps

    Research suggests that the adverts in free apps are to blame for poor battery life in smartphones.

  • News: Asus firmware update doesnt fix Transformer problems

    A firmware update over the weekend by Asus still hasn’t fixed the issues brought to the Transformer TF101 by its upgrade to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

  • News: YouMail Pumps Up Call Blocking in Android Phones

    Android users have a powerful, new weapon in the war against unwanted phone calls.

  • News: Mannheim court suspends Apple case against Samsung

    Samsung Electronics got a reprieve from Apple's legal onslaught in Germany on Friday, as a court in Mannheim suspended a case about Apple's slide-to-unlock feature because of questions regarding related intellectual property protection.



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