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  • News: Smartphone Sales Boom -- Who Needs A Laptop?

    Will your next laptop be a smartphone? The idea isn't as crazy as it sounds. In the coming decade, mobile phones will gain capabilities that make them suitable replacements for the conventional desktop/laptop computer.

  • News: The Week in iPhone Cases: iLove

    Can you believe it's almost Valentine's Day? And what better way to find that elusive gift for your significant other than helping to protect their beloved iPhone? In this week's roundup of new iPhone cases, we've even got a model specifically designed for the annual holiday of love.

  • News: Samsung Tweaks Apple, Takes Galaxy Note Orders

    If Samsung's latest Apple-bashing commercial during Super Bowl XLVI Sunday had you frothing at the mouth for the Samsung Galaxy Note, you can now place an advance order for the device from AT&T. The Korea-based gadget maker's latest addition to the Samsung Galaxy line will cost $300 with a new two-year contract from ATT.com or any company-owned retail store.

  • News: Wi-Fi in flight has yet to soar

    The story, " Wi-Fi in flight has yet to soar," was posted Monday with an incorrect byline. Matt Hamblen wrote the story. The byline has been corrected on the wire

  • News: Microsoft to roll out wave of native mobile apps for its CRM software

    Microsoft is gearing up to release a phalanx of native mobile applications for its CRM software, with clients aimed at BlackBerry, Windows Phone 7, iOS, and Android 2.2 and higher devices, the company announced Monday.

  • News: How to protect online transactions

    The trusty telephone is emerging as one of the key elements in new multifactor authentication schemes designed to protect online banking and other web-based financial transactions from rapidly evolving security threats.

  • Nokia Lumia 800 gets bleach makeover

    Nokia has announced a white version of its Lumia 800 Windows Phone 7.5 smartphone. The white Lumia 800 will go on general sale in March, with Phones4U taking preorders from today. The handset is available on contract from £20 per month.

  • News: HTC aims to improve on its past smartphones with better 4G products this year

    After facing a disappointing financial fourth quarter, HTC has reviewed its under-performing products from last year, making changes in design and components for its future smartphones, according to its CFO Winston Yung.

  • News: Apple Pulls Ripoff Apps From its Walled Garden

    Apple perhaps knows better than any company that app ripoffs are everywhere.

  • News: Apple takes iPhone and iPad out of German online store

    UPDATE: Apple will reinstate the iPhone 3GS, the iPhone 4 and all 3G-capable iPads on its online store in Germany after being forced to remove them this morning by a court injunction.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Undercover boss

    John Browett masqueraded as an ordinary salesman, The Daily reveals its subscriber numbers, and a former Apple product manager unveils the not-so-secret secrets of the iPhone's development. Ignore the remainders for Friday, February 3, 2012 behind the curtain.

  • Opinion: Dropcam HD Launch Delayed to Fix Video Quality Issues

    I was thrilled to get the latest Dropcam Wi-Fi mobile connected camera in house, the Dropcam HD, shortly after it debuted at CES. I reviewed the previous model last spring and was impressed with its easy setup and cool companion apps for Android and iOS. With a more sleek design and 720p HD video capture and streaming, the Dropcam HD was one of the more exciting connected home gadgets I saw at CES. The Dropcam HD was supposed to ship at the end of January to customers, but now its launch has been delayed.

  • Opinion: Here's How To Install Carrier-Blocked Apps On Your Phone

    The crafty folks over at Droid-Life have discovered that, through the sorcery that is the Android browser, you can install apps that were previously blocked by carriers. This means that you can get Google Wallet on a none-Sprint phone, as well as any apps that allow you to (illegally) tether.

  • News: Under the Gavel: Motorola patents trump Apple in Germany

    Visitors to Germany's online Apple Store may have witnessed an odd sight on Friday, as Apple scrambled to remove the iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, and all Wi-Fi + 3G iPads, thanks to a temporary injunction banning the sale of those products--a ban that was lifted mere hours later. In addition, iCloud users in the country may have to change how they get their email, thanks to a separate legal issue.

  • Opinion: Google's New 'Bouncer' Targets Android Market Malware

    Hard on the heels of the controversy that arose recently around Symantec and its claims that numerous apps on the Android Market were actually malware in disguise, Google on Thursday unveiled a new tool to help it identify malicious apps.

  • News: Apple removes, than replaces products from German online store

    Apple on Friday removed some of its products from its online store serving Germany due to a court injunction in its dispute with Motorola, but shortly after it removed the products a suspension of that injunction allowed Apple to again start selling them.

  • News: Smartphone shipments outpaced PCs in 2011 for first time

    Smartphone shipments overtook personal computers -- including tablets, laptops, netbooks and desktops -- for the first time in 2011, according to Canalys.

  • News: Mobile devices drive Twitter use in Africa, report says

    The rapid increase in the number of mobile devices in Africa is driving growth of Twitter usage, as people in the region eagerly adopt social media communications, according to recently released research by Portland Communications.

  • News: iPhone 5 'to be revealed at WWDC in June'

    Apple is planning to unveil the sixth-generation iPhone at the WorldWide Developers Conference scheduled for June, a report has claimed.

  • News: Readdle adds Remarks to growing field of note-taking apps

    Readdle has launched a new note-taking app for the iPad, one that lets users share notes with collaborators or view the documents as PDFs on their home computer.

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