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  • How-Tos: How to Install the Silk Browser on Any Android Device

    One of the coolest features of the Kindle Fire is Amazon's proprietary Silk browser, an application designed to leverage Amazon's massive server resources by precaching Web pages and delivering them to you faster--in theory--than any other browser. It works by preloading all the content (including music, images, and video) on popular websites to Amazon's remote servers first, and then delivering the entire package to your mobile device in a single stream of data. Amazon calls it a "cloud-accelerated" browser, and it's the first of it's kind.

  • News: Resolutionary: The top 8 Applespeak marketing slogans ever

    From 'funnest' to 'thinnovation'. On the birth of the word 'resolutionary' we take a look at some of Apple best (or worst) marketing slogans.

  • News: New iPads shipping from Chengdu, China

    The first delivery notifications for customers who have pre-ordered the new iPad are being sent out.

  • News: iPad will drive tablets to become fourth largest semiconductor market

    Tablet PCs will be the fourth largest global market for semiconductors by 2014, driven by strong sales of Apple's iPad, market research firm IHS predicts.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Stage presence

    Former Apple exec Ron Johnson is in the spotlight, Apple brings the curtain down on any idea of a "Kindle threat," and iTunes Match now allows for encore performances of some movies. The show remainders for Friday, March 9, 2012 must go on.

  • Opinion: Lost Smartphone? Don't Plan On Seeing It Again

    You know that sinking feeling in your stomach when you realize you don't know where your smartphone is? Thankfully, every time I have experienced that I have been able to resolve it by simply calling it and following the rings to find out what couch cushion it fell behind. But, what happens when you really lose your smartphone--like leaving it in a taxi, or at a restaurant?

  • News: iPhone 5 rumor rollup for the week ending March 9

    This week, existential angst about The Name, new iPad's revelations about the new iPhone, being unclear on Clearwire, and a formula for creating your own conclusion about The Date for iPhone 5.

  • Opinion: Nokia Lumia 900 May Be Pushed to Late April, Still $100

    Windows Phone fans might have to wait another six weeks to get Nokia's Lumia 900 on AT&T.

  • News: iOS 5.1 adds geofencing indicator

    iOS 5.1, released this past Wednesday, brought a few additional features, but you might have missed a subtle new one if you're not a heavy user of the Reminders app introduced in iOS 5: Your device will now alert you if you've got a currently active geofence.

  • News: NZ slow to substitute mobile use for landlines: 2degrees owner

    While US-based investment company Trilogy Partners is encouraged by 2degrees' achievement of a claimed 16 percent mobile market share, it sees the New Zealand market as relatively slow in the substitution of mobile use for landlines.

  • Opinion: Why Apple Should Pair the iPod Nano with the iPhone

    Apple has made some significant progress breaking down corporate walls and establishing iOS mobile devices like the iPhone, iPad, and even Mac OS X as viable business platforms. One Apple device that isn't generally thought of as a business tool at all, though, is the iPod. But, with a few tweaks the iPod Nano could be a much more capable device.

  • News: The Week in Apps: Making graffiti legal

    Yeah, yeah, yeah: There's a new iPad coming out. But you know what makes the iPad exciting and useful? Apps. And we're here to tell you about the best.

  • News: ZTE Announces the Affordable ZTE Fury

    ZTE today took the wraps off of its latest affordable Android phone, the ZTE Fury. The Fury is launching on Sprint on March 11th and will retail for only $19.99 (with a new 2-year contract). ZTE is targeting the phone towards families on a budget, people who want to get a smartphone without it leaving their wallets empty.

  • News: Angry Birds Fly into Space

    Angry Birds is on your iPhone, Android device, your Mac and PC in your browser, on Facebook and Google+. It's available as candy and plush toys in local stores, but now Angry Birds is seeking new markets off the planet. In a move that would make the Mario Bros. blush, Rovio on March 22 releases yet another version of its famous game, called Angry Birds Space, alongside an Angry Birds marketing bonanza.

  • News: Apple increases share of US smartphone market

    iOS has a 29.5 percent share of the US smartphone market, up from 28.1 percent in October 2011, according to figures from comScore.

  • News: EA reveals game plans for Apples new iPad

    EA has revealed that it is busy working on its best selling apps, such as Mass Effect Infiltrator and Real Racing 2, to take advantage of the higher resolution.

  • News: Galaxy S II Ice Cream Sandwich Upgrade Melts

    An announcement that Samsung would start pushing to Galaxy S II owners an upgrade to the latest version of the Android mobile operating system (version 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich") turned out to be a false alarm.

  • News: The Week in iPad Cases: Heeeere's Johnny!

    The new iPad is finally here—and our inboxes have been positively flooded with new- and updated-case announcements. Here's a look at what we saw in just the first 24 hours or so after the third-generation iPad debuted.

  • News: Windows Mobile 6.x Hits the End of the Road

    Microsoft is phasing out the app store for users of Windows Mobile 6.X, in an effort to push the last remaining users of the platform to the new Windows Phone 7. The company posted the official word Thursday that after May 9 no one can buy or download apps from the Windows Marketplace for Mobile 6.x app.

  • News: Taxi app gets first prize in Hanover

    Intelligent Apps' myTaxi won €25,000 (US$33,000) plus two years of mentoring as the top prize among 50 contestants in CODE_n12 competition at the Cebit trade show.

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