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  • News: Ice Cream Sandwich Coming to More Android Users

    Android users are jazzed about news that Google will be rolling out the latest iteration of its mobile operating system to more devices, but how quickly that will happen has some consumers asking questions.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Frenemy fire

    Samsung tries to recast its tablet as forbidden fruit, Siri goes abroad (and learns some new tricks here at home), and Walter Isaacson is going to milk his cash cow until the, uh, cows come home. And stare at him accusatorily. The remainders for Friday, December 16, 2011 make a perfect holiday gift.

  • News: Buying Guide: iPhone 4 and 4S cases

    Apple's designers surely didn't mean for the iPhone's sleek design to be covered up, but failing to give it a protective case leaves the device vulnerable to smudges and scratches--or, worse, shattered glass and bent metal. To minimize the risk of serious damage, consider using a protective case. Here's a quick guide to shopping for iPhone protection, along with a rundown of the most common types of cases and some examples of each type.

  • News: Share videos privately with Givit through Web, iOS

    Just because you want to share a video with someone doesn't mean you're eager to share it with everyone. That's the motivation behind Givit, a private video-sharing service with its own Web-based client and now an iOS app.

  • News: iPhone 5 rumor roll-up for the week ending Dec. 16

    If iPhone 5 rumors were gifts this holiday season, people would already be lining up to return them.

  • News: Verizon Galaxy Nexus Hacked to Run Google Wallet

    Verizon Wireless may be reluctant to bring Google Wallet to the Galaxy Nexus, but that's not a problem for hackers. Within a day of the Verizon Galaxy Nexus launch, they've already figured out how to install Google Wallet on their phones.

  • News: Sprint disables Carrier IQ software on its handsets

    Sprint, the biggest user of Carrier IQ's software, said it has disabled use of the tool in response to customer concerns.

  • How-Tos: How To Use Dropbox to Edit Text On Mobile Devices

    With clients for every mobile and desktop operating system and tons of great functionality, Dropbox makes it easy to share files from basically any device.

  • News: Cox to sell spectrum to Verizon for $315M

    Cox Communications plans to sell wireless spectrum licenses covering 28 million U.S. residents to Verizon Wireless for US$315 million, becoming the latest cable operator to join with Verizon for mobile services.

  • News: Timeline: RIM's very bad year

    You get the feeling that executives in Research in Motion will especially relish singing "Should old acquaintance be forgot" this year.

  • News: Top 10 Stories of 2011 From CIO.com

    Whether you were looking for ways to be better at your job, seeking advice for making mobile devices safe and efficient within the enterprise or brushing up on Facebook privacy, CIO.com helped you stay a step ahead of your colleagues in 2011.

  • Opinion: CyanogenMod Drops Samsung Vibrant Support, Citing Inability to Dial 911

    If you've got a Samsung Vibrant and are waiting for CyanogenMod, don't hold your breath: The team responsible for bringing CyanogenMod to the Vibrant has completely dropped custom software support for the phone. The team says that the phone can't dial 911 while running on their custom Android build.

  • News: Control Roku player with new iPhone app

    Roku, whose devices play streaming Internet video on the television, has unveiled a new app to let you use your iPhone as a remote control for its systems.

  • News: Apple 'to launch 7.85in iPad in 2012'

    Apple will launch a new, smaller iPad next year with a 7.85in screen, according to reports.

  • Opinion: Apple Gives Siri Hackers a Break

    Things just got a little bit easier and possibly closer to legal for hackers trying to bring Apple's digital personal assistant Siri to iOS devices other than the iPhone 4S, according to a prominent iOS hacker.

  • News: Report: Spectrum fragmentation will result in costlier LTE smartphones

    The plethora of spectrum bands used for LTE (Long-Term Evolution) will result in more expensive devices, and also make the ability to roam globally using the technology less likely, according to industry organisation GSM Association's research arm Wireless Intelligence.

  • Opinion: Flash Player 11.1 Arrives for Android Ice Cream Sandwich

    The first owners of the Galaxy Nexus smartphone can finally enjoy Flash-based websites and videos across the Web. Adobe updated the Flash Player in the Android Market to version 11.1, which supports Google's latest mobile OS, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS).

  • ArtRage for iPhone puts high-end digital painting in your pocket

    Ambient Design has released a version of its ArtRage painting software as an iPhone app for US$.99/69p.

  • News: Sprint says 26M handsets have Carrier IQ; AT&T claims 900K

    Documents filed in response to a U.S. lawmaker's request show that Sprint is by far the biggest user of Carrier IQ's software, with more than 26 million handsets featuring the controversial mobile tracking tool.

  • News: Apple's iTunes and iCloud don't allow some users to log in

    Apple is experiencing problems with its iTunes Store and iCloud services, with many Twitter users reporting that they are unable to log in using their Apple ID to download apps.



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