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  • News: BiteHunter for iPhone

    If you’re always on the lookout for a bargain, this is your golden age. An entire cottage industry has sprung up around the concept of the daily deal—a limited-time offer that allows you, the crafty consumer with one eye on the bottom line, to shave some bucks off a price tag. Websites, email alerts, and even dedicated businesses now serve up an array of buy-one-get-one-free, half-off, and free-with-purchase offers. Just one problem with this surfeit of savings—how do you keep track of all these deals?

  • Opinion: PhatPad for iPad

    PhatPad from app developer Stan Miasnikov is a $5 note-taking app with the ability to combine text and graphics within the same document.

  • News: 10 Great Tools to Get in Shape

    The New Year is finally here--and with it comes the realization that you probably had one too many pieces of pie at that last holiday party. Whether you want to work off just a few holiday pounds or you've made a New Year’s resolution to get in shape, you can find tons of fitness tools online and on your mobile phone that will provide motivation and assistance. Here are ten great tools that will help you track what you eat, where you run, and how quickly you’ve lost weight.

  • News: Microsoft Research delves into economics

    You might think Microsoft’s research centers would be all about software, security, mobile technology and the like, but the company’s New England research group highlights in its year-end wrap-up the work it has done in areas such as economics, biology and maybe less surprisingly, social media.

  • News: Samsung upgrades Galaxy Ace with more memory, faster processor

    Samsung Electronics has launched the Android-based Galaxy Ace Plus, which has more memory, a faster processor and a slightly larger screen compared to its predecessor, the company said on Thursday.

  • News: Nokia: Phone charging using solar power comes with many challenges

    Charging a mobile phone by simply using a solar charging panel on the back cover is possible but challenging, Nokia has concluded after ending a research project on the subject.

  • News: Mobility, cloud, analytics to reshape IT in 2012

    Gartner says global IT spending growth will be essentially flat in 2012. IDC is more bullish, estimating 6.9% growth, driven by investments in smartphones, media tablets, mobile networks, social networking, and big data analytics.

  • Feature: Best Android apps: Five free apps for finance

    With the excess of Christmas now long behind us behind us and the New Year in full swing, it's time to take on the dreaded task of looking at your finances.

  • Opinion: Windows 8 'Clover Trail' Tablets Expected After Mid-2012

    Two more names were added Monday to the growing list of Windows 8 tablet makers: Acer and Lenovo.

  • News: Apple's 8th day of Christmas gift is - free music

    Today's 12 Days of Christmas offer is the single 'Gotta Be You' by One Direction, runners up in the seventh series of X Factor. The single was first released on 11 November 2011.

  • News: Edit your Christmas pics with Snapseed, free today

    Apple's giveaway for the seventh day of Christmas is Snapseed from Nik Software. Edit your photos.

  • News: Get ready to party with Apple's New Year's Eve free music download

    Download today's free track on iTunes

  • News: Google Pulls 'Official' Siri App from Android Market

    Google has reportedly yanked an app masquerading as Siri, Apple's voice command personal assistant software, from the Android marketplace.

  • News: Siri Knock-Offs Invade Android Market

    Apple has no plans to bring Siri to other platforms, but that's not stopping some Android app developers from ripping off the product, right down to the icons and sound effects.

  • News: Verizon Scraps $2 Fee Plan

    Less than a day after announcing plans to charge customers a $2 convenience fee for every online transaction, Verizon Wireless has announced that it will back off.

  • News: 2011's top stories: iPhone 5

    This year Macworld readers wanted to know about the secret details of the iPhone 5, which we know now, was in fact iPhone 4S. From lost prototypes, to leaked specifications, the internet was awash with on-going speculations of what the iPhone 5 would look like and what it would be able to do.

  • Feature: Best iPhone apps: Five free apps for finance

    With the excess of Christmas now behind us and the new year fast approaching, it's time to take on the dreaded task of looking at your finances.

  • News: Android, iOS gain subscribers in US while RIM slides

    Google's Android and Apple's iOS gained a larger percentage of the U.S. smartphone market in the latter part of the year, while Research in Motion's share declined along with Microsoft and Symbian, according to the latest figures from market researcher comScore.

  • Opinion: Humans Gifted With Wings, Thanks to HTC and Wiimote Hack

    On a regular basis, thousands of people are able to fly all over the world. While flight may not be physical human attribute, it's possible thanks to extraordinary mechanical engineering and the airplane. Okay, so flying in a metal tube isn't exactly the same as flapping one's arms or sprouting feathers in order to fly, but one man is finding a way to make this a possibility, armed with a smartphone and controller.

  • News: 2011 in review: The year in iOS

    In 2011, as in 2010, iOS received a lot of attention from Apple. Apple introduced significant updates to its flagship iOS devices--the iPad and the iPhone. It added a new buying option to the App Store, perhaps rescuing the magazine industry in the process. It premiered an insanely powerful and brilliantly designed piece of software that proved unequivocally that iOS devices aren't just for consumption. And, of course, the company unveiled a significant upgrade to its touch-based operating system itself. And then a not-so-tiny upstart named Amazon tried to leap into the tablet computing fray, too.



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