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  • News: Strategy Analytics: Samsung overtakes Apple in Q3 in smartphones

    Samsung beat Apple to the top position in the smartphone market in the third quarter taking a 23.8 percent share of the global market to Apple's 14.6 percent, according to data released Friday by research firm Strategy Analytics.

  • News: Strategy Analytics: Samsung overtakes Apple in Q3 in smartphones

    Samsung beat Apple to the top position in the smartphone market in the third quarter taking a 23.8 percent share of the global market to Apple's 14.6 percent, according to data released Friday by research firm Strategy Analytics.

  • News: GPS group counters LightSquared claims

    The Coalition to Save Our GPS challenged LightSquared's forecasts that the FCC will be able to resolve the controversy over the company's planned cellular network by the end of this year, using a conference call with reporters on Thursday to slam the startup's business plan and technical claims.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Pacific home theater

    Apple's performance in the Asia-Pacific region is, as they say, en fuego; Sprint says that the iPhone and unlimited data make beautiful (streaming?) music together; and the latest on two of Steve Jobs's secret obsessions. The remainders for Thursday, October 27, 2011 will tell all!

  • News: Judge says no to posters, stickers in cell retailers

    The city of San Francisco can't make retailers display signs and stickers with information about cellphone health risks, but it can require retailers to give customers an information sheet about it, a federal judge ruled on Thursday.

  • News: End user contracts needed to regain control of BYO devices

    IT departments should look to BYO device contracts with company employees as the means for balancing the needs and desires of end users with the requirements of the organisation to manage risk and control cost.

  • News: ARM leads march to 64-bit tablets, smartphones

    ARM's new 64-bit ARMv8 architecture could be used in tablets and smartphones in a few years, which could help deliver better performance when running demanding applications such as video, analysts said on Thursday.

  • News: Moto's losses narrow as it prepares for life at Google

    Motorola Mobility reported a net loss of US$32 million, or $0.11 a share, on net revenue of $3.26 billion for the third quarter, as the phone maker prepares to become a part of Google.

  • News: ARM CTO predicts chips the size of blood cells

    In less than a decade, that smartphone you're holding could have 32 times the memory, 20 times the bandwidth and a microprocessor core no bigger than a red blood cell, the CTO of chip design company ARM said on Thursday.

  • News: GPS group counters LightSquared claims

    The Coalition to Save Our GPS challenged LightSquared's forecasts that the FCC will be able to resolve the controversy over the company's planned cellular network by the end of this year, using a conference call with reporters on Thursday to slam the startup's business plan and technical claims.

  • News: Bloomberg TV+ app streams live television to the iPad

    Fans of Bloomberg TV no longer have to go to their television sets to catch the latest financial and business news--the channel is now available to watch live on the iPad. On Thursday, Bloomberg TV released its new Bloomberg TV+ app for the iPad, providing a 24-hour live broadcast of its television programming, and more.

  • News: Pick the Right Mobile Ad Network for Your Company

    Ads on smartphones are the best way for stores to advertise their services to people actively looking for them. But the big question is where to spend your advertising dollars. If your company is looking at sheer numbers, Millenial Media’s recent report shows that Android handsets grabbed the lion’s share of mobile ad impressions at 56 percent, with Apple a distant second at 28 percent, while BlackBerry handsets saw 13 percent.

  • News: NFC will help users find romance, store vital documents and experience 'magic,' boosters say

    By now you're likely familiar with near-field communications (NFC) technology and its ability to help process mobile payments. But NFC's boosters think it's capable of more, oh, so much more.

  • Opinion: The Problem With Android

    Android is the leading smartphone platform with a diverse array of devices available from a variety of manufacturers, and from virtually every wireless carrier. As capable as the Android OS might be, though, its diversity is also one of its greatest handicaps.

  • Opinion: Nokia Lumia Smartphones Are Disappointing

    When you show up late to a party, you should at least bring a bottle of wine (or a case of beer depending on the party). Nokia's highly-anticipated launch of Windows Phone 7.5 "Mango" smartphones comes fairly late in the game, and doesn't seem to add anything to make it worth the wait.

  • Opinion: Turn Your iPad into a PowerPoint Presenter

    If you're in the business of making presentations, you know what a time-suck it can be to work with PowerPoint on a laptop. You have to connect a projector, wait an eternity for the PC to boot, run PowerPoint, load your slide deck, switch the laptop's video output to projector mode, and on and on. It's easy to blow 10-20 minutes just getting set up for your presentation--not a productive use of your time.

  • News: Codify lets you build iPad apps--on your iPad

    Software developers who want to create games and simulations on their iPad have a new option available, thanks in part to loosened restrictions in the App Store. Sharing those creations, however, might be impossible.

  • Opinion: Man Carves Smartphone Dock into Prosthetic Arm

    A British man is the owner of perhaps the most convenient smartphone dock in existence. It's actually a slot embedded in 50-year-old Trevor Prideaux's prosthetic arm, custom made to fit his Nokia C7 phone.

  • News: Nokia determined to lead smartphone market

    Nokia chief executive Stephen Elop said this morning that the Finnish mobile phone manufacturer was determined to gain back ground and lead the smartphone market.

  • News: Introducing Macworld's iOS 5 Upgrade Guide

    iOS 5 has hit the stage, and eager users everywhere are getting ready to upgrade their devices. If you’re concerned about the upgrade process, or simply want to know all your setup options before making the big switch, let the editors at Macworld help you upgrade your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad with this step-by-step guide, available on the iBookstore for $2.99.



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