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  • News: Tapbots releases Tweetbot for iPad, updates iPhone app

    While the number of iOS Twitter clients can occasionally seem overwhelming, Tapbots's Tweetbot stole the stage last year with its unique interface and gesture support. On Wednesday, the company expanded Tweetbot's reach by bringing it to the iPad, and updating Tweetbot for iPhone to version 2.0 at the same time.

  • News: Airvana sues Ericsson over femtocell technology

    Femtocell developer Airvana is charging Ericsson with breaching their contract over femtocell technology, in a lawsuit filed in the Supreme Court of the State of New York.

  • News: Adobe confirms no Flash for Chrome on Android

    Chrome for Android will not run Flash Player, the popular software that Apple has famously banned, Adobe confirmed.

  • News: The Week in iOS Accessories: Stomp on it!

    This week's roundup of accessories includes ways to use your iPhone or iPad with either your hands or your feet—or without either, if you choose.

  • News: Chrome for Android Beta: 3 Drawbacks

    Google recently launched Chrome for Android Beta, a version of the search giant's popular desktop browser for Android smartphones and tablets running Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich. The new mobile browser includes many features that make Chrome so popular on the PC including speed, simple design, bookmark and open tabs sync, and autocomplete suggestions. But Google's mobile Chrome isn't all good news, there are also a few letdowns for people who love Adobe Flash, Chrome extensions or are part of the 99 percent.

  • News: Sprint Losses Hit $1.3B over iPhone Costs, Subscribers Fewer than Expected

    Sprint says it sold 1.8 million iPhones between October and December 2011, of which roughly 720,000 were new customers, but the cost of subsidizing Apple's smartphone raised the company's losses to $1.3 billion (43 cents a share), compared with $929 million (31 cents a share) year-on-year. The losses after excluding one-time costs were 35 cents a share -- lower than the 38 cents analysts had forecast.

  • News: Microsoft OneNote Now Available for Android

    Word, Excel, and PowerPoint may get all the attention, but OneNote has quickly become the gem of the Microsoft Office suite. Microsoft is now extending the reach of OneNote with an app for Android smartphones and tablets.

  • News: Apple warns developers against gaming App Store rankings

    It might seem like common sense, but in case there were any lingering questions on the matter, Apple is now being crystal clear: Manipulating the App Store rankings in an attempt to place one’s app at the top of the sales charts is a strict no-no.

  • News: Smartphone data shake-up: The end of 'unlimited'

    Americans like living large. We have all-you-can-eat buffets and all-you-can-stream entertainment. And until recently, we had a virtually unlimited trough of mobile data to digest on our always-available smartphones.

  • News: Pantech Burst Review: Fast and Affordable Android Phone

    At CES this year, the arrival of inexpensive LTE phones and tablets was one of the overarching themes. In particular, AT&T was pushing this idea, releasing a slew of Android and Windows Phone 7 handsets on its 4G network. The Pantech Burst ($50 with a two-year AT&T contract, price as of February 5, 2012), with its low price tag, high-end specs, and silky-smooth performance, was a breakout star at CES. But if you like to take a lot of photos with your phone, you won’t appreciate the Burst’s below-average camera and slow shutter speed.

  • News: Mobile Social Network Caught Uploading Users' Address Books

    Users and critics are upset with Path, the smartphone-based social network, after a developer discovered that Path was uploading users’ entire address books to its servers without explicit consent.

  • Feature: Best iPhone apps: Five free apps for Valentine's Day

    Next Tuesday is Valentine's Day and if you feel like declaring your love for your sweetheart, there are plenty of ways your smartphone can help in your quest to shower your beloved with affection.

  • News: Nokia will lay off 4,000 and move more manufacturing to Asia

    Nokia has decided to move more of its manufacturing to Asia, and will lay off approximately 4,000 workers at three factories in Europe and Mexico by the end of the year, the company said on Wednesday.

  • News: Google releases Chrome for Android

    Google has launched a version of its Chrome web browser for smartphones and tablet PCs running its Android platform.

  • News: Google accelerates Android browser updates with mobile Chrome

    Google's launch today of Chrome for Android may be a move to accelerate the pace of browser updates, an analyst said.

  • News: IBM boosts flagship array speeds by 3X with SSD caching

    Enhancements to IBM's XIV Storage System include an SSD caching option that can increase system performance by up to three times.

  • News: Google Chrome headed for Ice Cream Sandwich Android devices

    Google's popular Chrome browser is finally coming to Android-based phones, but only if you have the very latest version of the operating system.

  • News: The Super Bowl by the wireless and network numbers

    AT&T and carrier equipment provide Sandvine released some interesting wireless and Internet usage figures from Sunday's Super Bowl victory for the New York Giants over the New England Patriots.

  • Opinion: Google Chrome for Android: What You Need to Know

    With the arrival of Chrome Beta for Android, the convergence of Google's desktop and mobile browsers has begun.

  • News: FTC warns makers of background checking apps

    The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has sent warning letters to the makers of six mobile apps used for background checks, saying the apps may violate a consumer credit protection law.


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