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  • News: LTE smartphones trickle out in Europe

    Vodafone and Deutsche Telekom in Germany have started selling smartphones and tablets with LTE, as European operators slowly start to expand their offerings beyond modems.

  • News: Square Register turns an iPad into a cash register

    For more than a year, Square has been on the leading edge of a revolution in commerce with its app that let merchants use iOS devices as credit card readers. On Monday, it expanded its efforts with a new app that turns an iPad into a fully-functioning cash register.

  • News: Vodafone protects smartphone communications with 'Secure SIM'

    Vodafone has developed a new SIM card that can be used on smartphones to provide secure access to data networks and tap-proof telephone calls as well as email and text message encryption, the operator said on Monday at the Cebit trade show.

  • News: US senator asks FTC to investigate Apple, Google

    The U.S. Federal Trade Commission should investigate Apple and Google for allowing applications on their mobile OSes to access users' photographs without permission, a U.S. senator said.

  • News: Senator Schumer Puts Android and iPhone in His Privacy Crosshairs

    Worried that Apple or Google might grab your photos or contact info, in view of recent revelations that certain apps on the iPhone or Android-based mobiles can? So is Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY). He's so worried, in fact, that he's calling for a federal probe into whether grabbing personal information without your authorization amounts to "an unfair or deceptive trade practice."

  • Opinion: Nokia's PureView Camera Bound for Windows Phones

    The 41-megapixel camera in Nokia's 808 PureView smartphone stunned the tech world last week, but not the phone itself, which is saddled with an aging Symbian operating system. Fortunately, Nokia says it's bringing the same camera technology to Windows Phones.

  • Opinion: Next Android Flavor: Key Lime Pie -- But Where's Chrome?

    The newest cavity-inducing Android operating system code name will be Key Lime Pie, according to The Verge. No details are available about Key Lime Pie aside from a possible 2013 release date, so it's unclear if the OS is intended for smartphones, tablets, or a sweet mash-up of both.

  • News: iPhone 5 rumor rollup for the week ending March 2

    With the shadow of the Next iPad looming over all, the iOSsphere looks for new meaning in older rumors for iPhone 5.

  • News: More purported iPad 3 parts surface

    Images of what are claimed to be iPad 3 components have surfaced online, showing few changes from the current iPad 2 design.

  • Opinion: Google 'Assistant Reportedly Will Surpass Siri

    Google is said to be working on artificial intelligence technology that could surpass the capabilities of Apple's Siri voice assistant, a development that comes as Apple prepares for a media event at which it could launch the next iteration of its popular iPad tablet.

  • News: App Store crosses the 25 billion download mark

    When Apple first launched the iPhone in 2007, there was no App Store. On Friday, the App Store issued its 25 billionth iOS app download.

  • News: Apple Reaches 25 Billion Downloads From Its App Store

    Apple is raking in huge profits on record smartphone and tablet sales, it's become the world's most valuable company based on its stock price, and now it has achieved another staggering feat: 25 billion apps have been downloaded from its app store, an average of three for every person on Earth.

  • Opinion: Mobile Phone Jamming Getting Attention

    Mobile phone conversations on buses, at train stations and in restaurants can be distracting to other people and they can even create public safety concerns for law enforcement, but is it ever OK for a third-party to block those calls?

  • News: 7 office suites for Android devices

    You can take your work with you, thanks to several office suites which let you view and edit your documents on an Android device. Most were originally designed for use on a smartphone, but here are seven that are compatible with most Android tablets that run Android 2.3 (codenamed "Gingerbread").

  • News: CITE Conference to tackle BYOD issues

    Bring-your-own-device policies are forcing companies to confront a myriad of IT challenges related to support architecture, security policies and mobile platforms. Dealing with those challenges is topic No. 1 at this week's CITE Conference.

  • News: Apple App Store reaches 25 billionth download

    Apple’s App Store has hit a milestone of 25 billion downloads since its launch in 2008.

  • News: ASUS confirms Googles Android 5.0 Jelly Bean

    ASUS has let slip that Google’s next version of its mobile operating system will be named Android 5.0 Jelly Bean.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Threat assessment

    One game maker makes an impromptu retreat from the field of battle, while Apple brings all its firepower to bear on content negotiations and the iPad is strategically deployed in bureaucratic trouble spots. The remainders for Friday, March 2, 2012 are oscar mike.

  • News: The Week in iOS Apps: Ring that bell

    Everything old is new again in this week's app roundup: iPad apps are debuting on iPhone. iPhone apps are launching on the iPad. Old games are getting new life on both devices. Even the humble doorbell is now being replaced by iOS.

  • News: The Week in iPad Cases: Be still, my beating heart

    With the news that Apple will hold a media event on March 7th, it seems all but certain that a new iPad is on its way. While we wait--more or less patiently--for the big day, we've still got a few new cases for Apple's current tablet.



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