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  • Opinion: Jot Mini stylus looks good, but fails to impress

    Adonit has taken a shrink ray and a steel cutter to its popular Jot stylus to produce the company's newest—and most-diminutive—offering, the $22 Jot Mini. The 4.5-inch Mini is tinier in barrel diameter, length, and tip diameter than the 5-inch Jot Pro—an iPhone-sized model for those with little bag or pocket space—and includes a recessed clip, carved out of its aluminum frame, to satisfy those who like to attach their pens to pockets, lanyards, and other convenient locations.

  • News: Adobe Photoshop Touch for iPad 2 hits the App Store

    iPad 2 owners can now download Adobe's Photoshop Touch app for their device.

  • News: Mozilla Phones in 2012 Primer

    Firefox maker Mozilla is expanding its horizons beyond the browser space with its smartphone collaboration with Spain’s largest mobile operator, Telefónica.

  • News: Make way for iPad 3: Best Buy slashes iPad 2 prices

    Best Buy over the weekend began advertising a $50 price cut on the iPad 2, seemingly signaling that Apple's iPad 3 is really on the way.

  • News: Mozilla shows off Boot to Gecko OS

    Mozilla, the non-profit organisation behind Firefox, has today announced its plans to unlock the ‘power of the Web’ for mobile devices.

  • News: Intel presents new smartphone chips, partnership with ZTE

    Intel Monday announced smartphone chips and said that ZTE and Orange will both build devices based on its Atom microprocessor.

  • Feature: Camera+ wins PC Advisor's Best App of 2012 award

    Camera+ is a must-have photography app for all iPhone camera users, and it has a good shot at making poor snaps into great photographs that will wow your friends.

  • News: AT&T's HTC One X Flashy Smartphone: Quad-Core Everywhere But the U.S.

    HTC's One X will be the company's first smartphone with a quad-core processor, but it won't be at full power in the United States, where it'll be choked back to dual-core to accommodate AT&T's 4G LTE network.

  • News: Apple Wins Key Victory in Motorola Patent War

    A German court has ruled in favor of Apple and dealt a crucial blow to Motorola Mobility in the ongoing patent battle between the two. The Karlsruhe Higher Regional Court decided today that Motorola Mobility can no longer enforce its standard-essential patent injunction against Apple in Germany during the ongoing appeal.

  • News: Opera Sings New Song for Android, Apple

    Browser maker Opera, which has only a small fraction of the market but is trying to boost its position in the mobile area through innovation, has released new versions of it mobile app for the Android, Symbian and iOS platforms.

  • News: Mobile network operators set guidelines for app privacy

    Amid growing concerns over the privacy policies of mobile phone apps, the GSMA has published a set of guidelines that aims to give users more transparency, choice and control over how apps use their personal information.

  • News: MWC: New software virtualizes multiple Android instances on smartphone

    A new virtualization technique lets users create two separate Android "spaces" on their smartphone or tablet, one for personal use and a kind of walled garden for work use. The beta software, from Cellrox, is being demonstrated this week at Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona, Spain.

  • Feature: Samsung wins PC Advisor's Best Smartphone of 2012 award

    The Samsung Galaxy S II is the smash-hit successor to Samsung’s incredibly popular Galaxy S Android smartphone, and has been such a success that it narrowly edges out the iPhone to our Best Smartphone award.

  • News: Study Shoots Holes In AT&T's Reasons for Throttling

    AT&T has justified its throttling rules for unlimited-plan customers by saying it was only targeting its top 5 percent of bandwidth users. Validas, a company that steps consumers through choosing data plans, examined over 55,000 cell phone bills from 2011 that consumers provided from their various carriers. It found that the top 5 percent of AT&T's unlimited-data customers targeted for throttling aren't the data hogs AT&T is making them out to be.

  • News: iPad 3 shipments heading to US?

    Foxconn is preparing to ship the first iPad 3 units to the US, it has been reported.

  • News: Huawei Ascend D Phone: Hands On

    After introducing what it called the world's slimmest phone at the 2012 CES in January, just one month later at Mobile World Congress here Huawei announced the Ascend D quad and quad XL phones, which the company bills as the “world's fastest.” Whether these units are indeed the absolute fastest is a claim we can't vet just yet, but after getting some hands-on time, we'll confirm at least that this model feels snappy in use.

  • News: Hands On With Huawei's MediaPad 10 FHD

    The much-rumored Huawei MediaPad 10 FHD got a soft launch at about the same time the company was announcing its Ascend D series of smartphones. Huawei plans to officially unveil the tablet on Monday, the first official day of Mobile World Congress here in Barcelona, but managed to get some hands-on time and details ahead of schedule.

  • News: Samsung introduces new smartphones and tablets

    Samsung introduced a number of new products at Mobile World Congress this week. The Galaxy Note smartphone tablet hybrid got a big brother with a 10.1-inch screen. Like its smaller sibling it can be used with touch or a stylus that Samsung calls the S Pen. It has a 1.4 ghz dual core processor and runs Android 4.0.

  • News: Nokia unveils 41-megapixel imaging sensor technology

    The most spectacular part of Nokia's presentation Sunday at Mobile World Congress was the unveiling of new a super imaging system, a sensor -- developed with Toshiba and other Nokia partners, coupled with Carl Zeiss optics -- that can capture 41 megapixels.

  • News: Samsung Shows Off Galaxy Tab 2 Series

    The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 series of tablets will be on display in Barcelona starting Monday, the first day of Mobile World Congress. News of the 7-inch model came a couple of weeks back; now, Samsung confirms that the 10.1-inch Tab will get a facelift as well. Both tablets will ship in the UK starting in March, followed by other parts of the globe. The new Galaxy Tab 2s come with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich; they will be the first tablets from Samsung to ship with Ice Cream Sandwich on-board.

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