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  • News: RIM will hand out BlackBerry 10 handsets to developers

    Research in Motion (RIM) is planning on giving developers prototype BlackBerry 10 devices ahead of its launch.

  • News: Microsoft, Nokia will spend $24 million on university program to boost app development

    Microsoft and Nokia will invest up to €18 million (US$24 million) in a new mobile application development program at Finland's Aalto University during the next three years, with the goal of helping create applications for Windows Phone, the two companies said on Monday.

  • News: Phones become electronic wallets

    In a recent pilot project, about 30 regular guests at a Clarion Hotel in Stockholm were given smartphones enabled with Near Field Communication technology, enabling them to bypass the check-in counter and access their rooms by tapping their phones on an NFC reader, which replaced the typical card-swipe door lock.

  • News: It's Tyrannosaurus Rex! Review: Learn How to Say 'Ankylosaur' Correctly

    It's Tyrannosaurus Rex! is an interactive, illustrated children's book published by Oceanhouse Media, with help from the Smithsonian Institution. It's a fun, well-executed ebook/Android app that's perfect for dino-loving kids of all ages.

  • News: The Week in iPad Cases: Fortune and glory

    The third-generation iPad is still front-and-center in the minds of accessory manufacturers, but that doesn't mean those of us with older iPads must take a back seat. In fact, several of the cases and bags covered this week will even work with Apple's first-generation iPad.

  • News: Remains of the Day: See you, raise you

    Soon, you may not be able to see the pixels on your MacBook display--but you may see iPads all over Dutch schools. And it'll probably be a while before you see Apple's stock trading that low again. The remainders for Friday, March 23, 2012 have to be seen to be believed.

  • News: Google, Oracle to hold last-minute settlement talks

    Oracle and Google will hold another round of settlement talks as the trial date nears in their high-stakes court battle over Google's alleged misuse of Java in Android.

  • News: RIM aims to increase Africa market share

    Research In Motion is banking on reduced prices for BlackBerrys and an increasing demand for affordable smartphones to increase its market share in Africa.

  • News: iPhone 5 rumor rollup for the week ending March 23

    iPhone 5 rumors are taking on new ambitions: the phone that can bankrupt Sprint, for example.

  • News: As navigation looks indoors, new uses appear

    The maps on smartphones and tablets soon may extend into buildings, but consumers and service providers won't use indoor maps the same as outdoor, participants in the location-based services business said on Wednesday.

  • News: The Week in iOS Apps: Making more muscles

    This week's app roundup brings you new and better ways to get in shape, watch TV, and battle alien pigs. Because in space, no one can hear you oink.

  • News: Strategic Guide to Enterprise Mobile Applications

    IT departments are used to building big, complex systems that process transactions. But mobile apps require a new way of thinking. "Mobile is not merely another chapter in the smaller, faster, cheaper device story. And it's not tiny Web or screen-scraped PC applications," a recent Forrester Research report points out.

  • News: Stormfront's Truro store to open again after refit

    Apple Premium Reseller Stormfront will open up its new-look store in Truro on Saturday after giving it a complete refit.

  • News: Apple loses first round of appeal against Italian fine for unnecessary warranties

    A Rome court has upheld a €900,000 (US$1.2 million) fine imposed on Apple last December by Italy's Antitrust Authority for circumventing consumer protection laws, Italian media reported Friday.

  • News: Angry Birds Space Won't Fly on Windows Phone

    Angry Birds Space launched to much fanfare Thursday for Android, iOS, Mac, and Windows, but game maker Rovio decided several smartphone platforms are not in fact for the birds, including Microsoft's Windows Phone 7. The much-hyped Angry Birds game will not be coming to Windows Phone anytime soon despite Microsoft's alliance with Nokia, one of the world's largest handset manufacturers, and the fact that Angry Birds is one of the top-selling games for Windows Phone.

  • News: The Week in iPhone Cases: One-hour photo

    Our weekly roundup of iPhone cases has been on a brief hiatus as we welcomed the arrival of the third-generation iPad, but we haven't forgotten about the other side of Apple's mobile business. In fact, our staff has been busily squirrelling away manufacturer announcements over the past few weeks, and we’re here with the latest, hot off the presses.

  • News: Feds Sue AT&T Over Deaf Calling Service Fraud

    AT&T is facing a government lawsuit for allegedly letting scammers overrun a calling service for the deaf, then sticking taxpayers with the bill.

  • News: LTE phone shipments to increase tenfold in 2012, analysts say

    LTE phone shipments will grow tenfold to reach 67 million units in 2012, making it a breakout year for the 4G technology, Strategy Analytics said on Friday.

  • News: Eight tips for iOS's Maps app

    When it comes to getting from Point A to Point B, the Maps app that comes with your iOS device can keep you heading in the right direction. From telling you where you are to showing you where to go, Maps is an incredibly full-featured offering, especially for a built-in app.

  • News: Apple's iPhone Conquers BlackBerry in Canada

    More bad news for BlackBerry maker Research In Motion: for the first time since its introduction in 2007, Apple's iPhone is more popular than BlackBerry devices sold on RIM's home turf of Canada.


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