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  • News: HTC Vows to Fix Android Flaw Revealing Wi-Fi Credentials

    HTC is moving quickly to squash a security flaw that could expose Wi-Fi credentials on the company's Android phones.

  • News: Steve Jobs lives on in endless Apple stories, marketing schemes

    Although it's been nearly four months since Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died, there has been little slowdown in Steve Jobs news since then. In fact, some days there seems to be more than ever.

  • News: The Week in iOS Accessories: There's always more

    The month of January brought a flood of iOS-accessory announcements, starting with CES and continuing through last week's Macworld | iWorld show. But there are still new accessories for your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch that have been announced but that we haven't yet covered. Here's what the past week has brought.

  • News: iPhone 5 rumor rollup for the week ending Feb. 2

    That noise echoing through the iOSsphere is the sound of Chinese workers clamoring to be allowed to build the Next iPhone.

  • News: Apple becomes third-largest mobile phone maker - IDC

    Apple is now the third largest vendor of mobile phones in the world, with the iPhone accounting for 8.7 percent of all handset shipments in the final quarter of 2011.

  • News: Apple Surpasses LG as World's Third-Largest Phone Maker

    Apple is now the world’s third-largest phone maker by shipments and market share, according to a study from the International Data Corporation (IDC). Only behind Nokia and Samsung, Apple took the third spot globally from LG, up from the fifth spot last quarter.

  • News: Ticket to Ride Pocket update brings online, asynchronous play

    As pleased as I was with Ticket to Ride Pocket, Days of Wonder’s mobile adaptation of its excellent board game, some shortcomings—lack of online play, for example—prevented it from achieving the same lofty heights as its iPad counterpart. The latest update to the iPhone version not only corrects that notable omission, but also adds one new feature that lets it pull ahead of the iPad version: asynchronous play.

  • News: Google Docs for Android gets offline access

    Google Docs users can now get offline access to documents on their Android-based smartphones and tablets, Googlesaid in a blog post on Wednesday.

  • Feature: PC Advisor's top five tweets of the week - 2nd February 2012

    Twitter has been buzzing over the past seven days with technology news, from RIM claiming BlackBerry is the UK's best-selling smartphone to Sky's announcement its Sky Go app will be made available for Android devices in February.

  • News: Temple Run and Flick Soccer prove popular on iOS

    iPhone and iPad users were making a beeline for Imangi Studios' Temple Run and Full Fat's Flick Soccer in the last week of January, according to official figures from Apple.

  • News: HTC Android phones can leak Wi-Fi passwords

    A group of HTC Android phones is susceptible to an exploit that can steal Wi-Fi credentials and passwords and send them to attackers.

  • News: BlackBerry OS Achieves Coveted Government Security Clearance

    Don’t nail the coffin shut on RIM just yet. Following a shakeup of executive leadership, and the launch of BlackBerry Cloud Service and Office 365 integration, RIM announced today that the BlackBerry 7 OS has received FIPS 140-2 certification.

  • News: Spending on chips for mobile devices outpaced computers in '11

    Spending on microchips used in smartphones, tablets and related wireless devices surpassed spending on chips for computers in 2011, according to IHS, formerly iSuppli.

  • News: Wunderkit offers collaborative project management on Mac, iOS

    Wunderkit—a collaborative getting-things-done Web-based application for Mac and iOS—has emerged from beta testing and is available to the public.

  • News: Samsung: No Galaxy S3 at Mobile World Congress

    Samsung has confirmed that its Android-based Galaxy S3 (or S III) smartphone will not debut at the Mobile World Congress later this month, but will be introduced at a separate event by mid-year, closer to commercial release.

  • News: London calling with BlackBerry 10 smartphone

    Research in Motion's incipient BlackBerry 10 smartphone, code-named London, has a thin and long design, according a photo obtained by CrackBerry.com.

  • News: T-Mobile Caters to Small Business with New Services

    T-Mobile may be a distant fourth in the wireless carrier race, but it’s scrappy. Bouncing back after its proposed acquisition by AT&T crumbled, T-Mobile is aggressively courting small business customers with a variety of services.

  • News: TeenAgree keeps tabs on teenaged drivers

    Appmosphere has developed its share of business-to-business apps for the iOS platform. But CEO Laura Ooley concedes that there’s something personal about the developer’s TeenAgree app, which was on display in the Mobile Apps Showcase at last week’s Macworld | iWorld. In addition to co-owning their app development firm, Ooley and her husband are also parents to nine kids, two of whom are old enough to drive cars. So there’s an extra incentive to make sure that TeenAgree delivers on its promise of helping teenaged drivers make good decisions behind the wheel.

  • News: The business of making apps for your business

    Have a business and want to tap into the burgeoning market for mobile apps? Kyle Richter, iOS developer and founder of Dragon Forged Software, discussed how entrepreneurs can expand their business with apps during a tech talk at last week’s Macworld | iWorld event.

  • News: Samsung Galaxy S III Won't be Unveiled at Mobile World Congress

    The successor of the Galaxy S II Android smartphone won’t be introduced at the Mobile World Congress conference at the end of the month. Instead, Samsung plans to unveil the device at a separate event in the first half of the year, the company said in a statement to The Verge.

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