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  • News: Why Is Instagram So Popular?

    If you're an active social-media user, you can't deny the phenomenon of Instagram--its trendy derivatives were a hit with PCWorld readers in 2011--and now the app, already popular among iOS gadget owners, is available for Android users as well.

  • News: Free apps kill smartphone battery life

    Those free apps like Angry Birds, Instagram and Tiny Wings may be loads of fun, but they suck the battery life out of your smartphone by tracking your geographical location, sending information about you to advertisers and downloading ads.

  • How-Tos: How to Buy a Smartphone for Your Business

    Shopping for a new smartphone is tough: With so many phones out there, finding the best one for your work life and your personal life can be headache-inducing. This guide highlights business features among the different operating systems, explains the best specs for business, and offers advice on the apps you should download once you purchase your smartphone.

  • News: HTC Q1 profit sinks by 70 percent

    High Tech Computer reported a 70 percent year-on-year fall in net profit for the first quarter on Friday, as the Taiwanese handset maker transitioned to a new line of smartphones it hopes will lift earnings.

  • Opinion: Google's Project Glass Eyewear: Next Big Google Flop or Hit?

    Project Glass is Google's dream to mass produce hybrid glasses that act as a miniaturized smartphone wired with hands-free access to a micro display, cameras, microphone, Web browser, and speech recognition. It's the type of jaw dropping innovation the tech elite love.

  • News: Google adds live tube alerts to Maps

    Google has updated its Maps service to include real-time service alerts for the London Underground.

  • News: Samsung delays Galaxy Tab 2 launch

    Samsung has pushed the launch of its second generation Galaxy Tabs to the end of April due to software problems.

  • News: Google goggles will replace smartphones

    Google has released a future looking video of Project Glass, a pair of smart glasses dubbed 'Google goggles'.

  • News: First Impressions: HTC Evo 4G LTE

    Sprint might not have an LTE network yet, but that isn't stopping the carrier from releasing new LTE phones. At an event Wednesday evening, HTC and Sprint pulled back the curtains on the HTC Evo 4G LTE. I got the chance to check out this dual-core Android 4.0 phone during a quick demo. Overall, I'm not blown away by the design, but the camera is impressive.

  • News: HTC, Sprint announce Evo 4G LTE smartphone

    Sprint on Wednesday introduced the HTC Evo 4G LTE smartphone, adding a new phone to a stable of devices that will be compatible with the carrier's high-speed network when it launches soon in the U.S.

  • News: New SwiftKey 3 Keyboard App for Android Kills the Need for Spacebar Accuracy

    SwiftKey just re-invented the way that you type on your Android phone or tablet with SwiftKey 3 Beta. This latest version of SwiftKey's Android keyboard has a new feature called "Smart Space" that allows you to just type continuously without having to remember to insert spaces between words.

  • Opinion: HTC Evo One Details Leaked Before Today's Sprint Launch

    At Mobile World Congress last month, I got an early look at HTC's new One line of smartphones. The best of the three, the One X, is rumored to be coming to Sprint under the carrier's Evo brand of phones. So, when Sprint and HTC announced that they would be holding a joint press conference this month, I had a pretty good idea of what would be announced.

  • Opinion: 5 Hot iPhone Apps that Android Still Lacks

    With Instagram's arrival on Android, some snobbish iPhone users are making their disdain known for the new users who they claim are crowding and disrupting the Instagram social order.

  • Opinion: Find Tablet-Friendly Android Apps with Tablified Market

    If you're among the growing number of owners of Android-powered tablets, you may have experienced some frustration with app selection on Google Play (formerly Android Market).

  • News: Ofcom pushes for free 0800 number calls from mobiles

    Ofcom has announced a proposal which could see smartphone users dialling 0800 numbers for free.

  • News: Sky announces free Wi-Fi hotspots with The Cloud

    Sky has announced that thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots will be available for free starting mid-April.

  • Opinion: Android Army Swells to Half of U.S. Smartphone Users

    More than half of U.S. smartphone users own an Android phone, according to a new survey by comScore.

  • News: Instagram Makes its Android Debut

    Instagram, the popular iPhone camera app that allows you to add funky filters to photos, has finally arrived on Google's Android platform. The app gathered more than 30 million users on iOS since it launched in 2010, but Android users had to settle for alternatives until today.

  • News: Will Windows 8 Survive in the Post-PC World?

    A new IDC research report offers little faith in Windows 8's success on connected mobile devices, concluding that in the next four years the Windows OS in general will lose share to iOS and get overtaken by Android.

  • Opinion: Samsung to Outsell Apple in First Quarter, Despite iPhone's Hot Sales

    Apple's iPhone 4S may be top sales dog at AT&T, Sprint and Verizon, but the company is still expected to lag significantly behind rival Samsung in first-quarter smartphone sales. Samsung will sell an estimated 41 million units this quarter, compared with 32.6 million for Apple and 12.6 million units for Nokia, according to Canaccord Genuity analyst Mike Walkley.



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