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  • News: Zite now available in iPhone version

    Zite on Friday announced the availability of its newsreading app on the iPhone, wrapping up an exceptionally busy week for news app developers.

  • News: Aussies moving away from fixed-line communication devices: ACMA

    The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has claimed that Australian consumers are embracing multiple forms of communication technologies, with mobile phones being the “bulk of voice communications.”

  • News: First Look: OnLive Gaming for iOS

    Streaming video game service OnLive on Thursday introduced an array of popular video games formatted for playing on smartphones and tablets—including iOS devices. We’re not just talking Angry Birds, puzzlers, and social games—these are top-tier titles like Batman: Arkham City, L.A. Noire, and Assassins Creed: Revelations. The company launched a version of its client software that supports tablet game play, bringing a new market of high-end games to mobile devices that iOS hasn’t seen before.

  • News: Six iOS apps let you quickly create and send holiday cards

    Buying, writing, and finally getting to the post office to send holiday cards to faraway friends and family can take a good chunk of time. If you’re a connoisseur of greeting cards, then you probably won’t need any help with the process. But if you’re like me—short on time and a bit of a holiday procrastinator—it’s helpful to have an easy and quick way to let people know you’re thinking of them this season.

  • News: Xamarin expands Android, iPhone cross-platform development kit

    On Thursday, Xamarin added an API (application programming interface) for contacts to its new cross-platform Mobile development kit, with which the company aims to make it easier for C# users to develop applications for Android and iOS at the same time.

  • News: Samsung finally trounces Apple in Galaxy tab Australia ban

    Samsung has won its fight with Apple and gained the right to sell its tablet PC, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, in Australia.

  • News: Apple 'will sell 30 million iPhones in Q4 2011'

    Apple could sell as many as 30 million iPhones in the final three months of 2011, according to analysts at investment bank UBS.

  • News: Panasonic to venture abroad in smartphones, plans Europe launch in March

    Panasonic said Friday it would venture abroad to sell smartphones, beginning with Europe in March and then expanding to the U.S., China, and rest of Asia.

  • News: ZTE to launch high-end smartphones in the US next year

    ZTE plans to launch high-end smartphones in the U.S. next year, according to a company spokeswoman, breaking out of its mold as primarily a player in the low-end phone market.

  • News: Wall Street Beat: Economy weighs on chip, PC sector

    After several days of gains, tech stocks dropped Thursday as markets declined on disappointing news from Europe, where government officials are meeting to try to solve the sovereign debt crisis afflicting several countries in the euro area.

  • News: Google offers Currents, a Flipboard-like app

    Google has released a free mobile app that pulls content from different websites into one place and lets people build what looks a bit like their own personalized online magazine.

  • Opinion: The Rise of Evernote--and Why You Should Take Note

    People have always had a problem organizing vast amounts of information. In the 90s, we took important notes in our PDAs. We'd jot stuff down in notebooks that would end up on a shelf somewhere. With the advent of the smartphone and mobile tablets, there was a need for something that would synchronize all of this previously useless information across all of our devices. Evernote acts as that digital brain.

  • News: Google needs to be open about Google Wallet, analyst says

    Google launched its Android mobile operating system as an open platform, but the company is being closed in how it is working with Verizon Wireless on the Google Wallet mobile payment app on the Galaxy Nexus, an analyst said.

  • News: Google's Schmidt calls Carrier IQ software a keylogger

    Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt today distanced his company from Carrier IQ's software, even as he described the technology as a keylogger. Schmidt's comments came at an Internet freedom conference in the Netherlands.

  • News: Visual Voicemail App Removed from Android Market on T-Mobile Complaint

    YouMail, an app that provides visual voicemail services for smartphones, has been removed from the Android Market, apparently at T-Mobile's request.

  • News: Jawbone announces Up refund program

    Jawbone on Thursday published an open letter to Up owners, announcing a refund program for dissatisfied owners of the company’s step and sleep tracking armband.

  • News: Logic Pro and MainStage come to Mac App Store

    Today Apple made its professional music creation applications, Logic Pro 9 and MainStage 2 (Mac App Store links), available on the Mac App Store, making these the last of Apple’s major pro applications to appear at Apple’s direct-download emporium.

  • News: Twitter reveals new design, revamped iPhone app

    Twitter, it is a-changing again. The microblogging service unveiled a new version of its online interface Thursday, with a focus on simplifying the design and making the service easier to use. The new look will roll out on the website in the next few weeks, but it's available now at Twitter's mobile website, along with a just-updated Twitter app for iPhone. (The Android app as been updated, too.) The company says it's "working on updates for other apps, such as Twitter for iPad," but makes no mention of the Twitter client for Mac.

  • Opinion: Box Rolls Out New and Improved iOS App

    Just yesterday I was writing about how much the Box app on my iPad helps make the Apple tablet better. With the proverbial ink not yet dry on that post, today Box is launching new and improved iOS app that make it an even more valuable--possibly indispensible--tool for the iPhone and iPad.

  • News: New system secures cellphones for Web transactions

    The story, "New system secures cellphones for Web transactions," posted to the wire Tuesday, incorrectly identified Srikar Sagi in the second paragraph. Sagi is the author of PAL and a security researcher. The second paragraph has been changed and now reads:



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