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  • News: Bad News for Blackberry: Netflix Not Interested

    As Research in Motion tries to reinvent itself with the upcoming Blackberry 10 operating system, the company may have to work a little harder to get popular apps such as Netflix on board.

  • News: Network operators get serious about Wi-Fi

    At Mobile World Congress, vendors and carriers will lay out a new future for Wi-Fi connectivity and services, one that's disciplined, convenient, reliable...and billable.

  • News: Dropbox Adds Automatic Photo Uploads

    Dropbox wants to be your online photo repository with a new feature that automatically uploads full-size copies of your snaps to Dropbox whether you're on a Mac or Windows PC, Android phone, or (coming soon) an iOS device.

  • News: Apple acquires App Store search tool Chomp

    Apple on Thursday confirmed reports that it had acquired Chomp, a company that offers an app for searching the iOS App Store in clever ways.

  • News: Nokia biggest Windows Phone vendor in Q4, Strategy Analytics says

    Nokia shipped 900,000 Windows Phones during the fourth quarter, which was enough to become the world's number one Microsoft smartphone vendor, market research company Strategy Analytics said on Friday.

  • News: Apple's email services push up to German border, but no further


  • News: Apple acquires app search company Chomp

    Apple has acquired apps search company Chomp for an undisclosed price, it said Friday.

  • News: Quad-core smartphones and tablets will soon get LTE

    Nvidia has partnered with modem chip makers GCT Semiconductor and Renesas Mobile to make it easier to build LTE (Long-Term Evolution) smartphones and tablets using its quad-core Tegra 3 processor, the company said on Thursday.

  • News: Apple maintains top spot in global mobile PC chart

    Apple is the top vendor of mobile PCs in the world with a 26.6 percent market share, according to new figures from NPD DisplaySearch.

  • News: Mobile World Congress: Quad-Core and Windows 8 Expected to Shine

    Mobile World Congress 2012, which starts on Monday in Barcelona, is the world's largest and most exciting trade show for phones--and now tablets. The industry gathering pretty much sets the tone for the rest of the year when it comes to major mobile trends.

  • Opinion: Immersion HD Integrator: Smartphone Haptics Just Got Cooler

    Immersion, a developer of touch feedback technology, launched the HD Integrator SDK today. This tool allows hardware manufacturers to employ some awesome haptic effects in Android smartphones. I got a chance to try out some of the effects and themes in a hands-on demo earlier this week.

  • News: Symantec: Mobile adoption has reached tipping point

    Mobility adoption in businesses is at a tipping point globally, according to Symantec.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Back in the USSR?

    The Air Force backpedals on its iPad order, the third Apple co-founder explains why he backed out of the company, and Adweek goes back over the history of iPhone commercials. The remainders for Thursday, February 23, 2012 have got your back.

  • News: Small-cell, Wi-Fi backers advancing their technology

    Wi-Fi hotspots and small cellular radios could make life easier for both consumers and mobile operators, and powerful backers are lining up this week to show how they can maximize that potential.

  • Opinion: Weaponize Your iPhone With the Mace Case

    With the rise of smartphone adaptation, faster processors, bigger, glossier touch screens, and all the apps you can shake a stick at, has come an unfortunate rise in crime. In December, a man on a bus in San Francisco was stabbed in the chest and robbed of his iPhone; last month, a thief shot a Bronx man in the back when he refused to hand his over, and this month has the cops searching for suspects in a string of iPhone robberies along the N-Train in Queens and Manhattan.

  • News: Report: Apple's iPhone 4 was most purchased smartphone in 2011

    The three top-selling smartphones in the U.S. last year all belonged to Apple, according to data released by ComScore on Thursday. The iPhone 4 held the number one spot, with the 3GS following in second and the 4S in third, despite an October release. (The RIM BlackBerry Curve 8530 and HTC EVO 4G came in line at fourth and fifth, respectively.)

  • News: Box Offers 50GB of Free Storage for Android Users

    For the next month, Box is offering 50 GB of free online storage for Android users, with no strings attached.

  • News: Free app sniffs out aggressive ad networks on Android

    Lookout Security today launched a free program that scans Android devices for evidence of apps that use any of 35 different ad networks, and tells users what kinds of ads will be displayed and what user information is collected.

  • News: How to set up iOS calendar syncing

    When the iPhone first launched, you synced your calendar by syncing your iPhone itself. You connected it to your Mac via USB, and your Mac's copy of iCal and your iPhone would share calendar events. That's a clunky approach to sharing data, even after iOS 5 introduced Wi-Fi syncing to the picture. Even with over-the-air syncing, you still have to re-sync your devices every single time you want your calendars to be current.

  • Opinion: DrawBraille Concept Is a Smartphone for the Blind

    For many people, smartphones are an indispensable part of their lives: Email, games, music, a camera--all instantly accessible wherever you go. But not everyone can fully enjoy the benefits of a smartphone. For the visually impaired, a lot of the convenience of a smartphone is lost. That's where a new concept smartphone comes in: DrawBraille is a smartphone concept that's tailored for the visually impaired.

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