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  • Opinion: Adults Now Spend More Time With Mobile Devices Than With Print Media

    Adults are spending more time with their mobile devices than they're spending with print media, according to a report released Monday by eMarketer.

  • Opinion: Mobility in 2012: A Look Ahead

    With ultrabooks, tablets, and smartphones topping many holiday wish lists, it seems safe to say that mobile computing and devices will continue to be a driving trend next year. With that in mind, let's take a look at some factors to keep an eye on when it comes to mobile and wireless technology in the coming year.

  • News: School shuns popular Apple Mac for Windows

    For a self-described "Mac person" working as a technology manager in a college preparatory school that had been a "Mac school" for as long as he could remember, it was a hard thing to have to face but he said it out loud: "Apple never took enterprise computing seriously," says a somewhat disillusioned Adam Gerson, co-director of technology at Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School in New York City.

  • Opinion: Android Market Apps Pulled Due to SMS Fraud

    Google has pulled another batch of malicious apps from the Android Market, this time for secretly sending out text messages that result in hidden charges for users.

  • News: AT&T, DOJ file motion to halt T-Mobile proceedings

    AT&T has asked a judge to put on hold the U.S. Department of Justice's lawsuit to block its merger with T-Mobile USA while the two companies decide whether to move forward with the deal.

  • News: Google pulls 22 more malicious Android apps from Market

    Google has removed nearly two dozen malware-infected apps from its official Android Market in the last several days, according to San Francisco-based Lookout Security.

  • News: AT&T, DOJ file motion to halt T-Mobile proceedings

    AT&T has asked a judge to put on hold the U.S. Department of Justice's lawsuit to block its merger with T-Mobile USA while the two companies decide whether to move forward with the deal.

  • News: Verizon Galaxy Nexus Found Early at Best Buy, Verizon

    A handful of lucky shoppers report buying the Verizon Galaxy Nexus at Best Buy and Verizon retail stores ahead of the yet-to-be-announced official release. But, before you run out the door to buy the Galaxy Nexus, don't expect to have similar good fortune before the phone is officially launched. Some of those who bought the Galaxy Nexus were asked to return the phone to the store they bought it from.

  • News: Asus Transformer Prime Tablet May Arrive in Time for Christmas

    Asus' Transformer Prime, the red hot tablet that is a potential challenger to Apple's popular iPad 2, could make it under a few Christmas trees this year after all.

  • Feature: What's the difference between the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S?

    Apple released the iPhone 4S, next iteration of its smartphone, in October this year, but the handset was not quite what everyone, including PC Advisor, was expecting.

  • News: New iPads 'in three to four months'

    Sources in Apple's supply chain have cast doubt on an analyst's predition that the next generation iPads will launch in February.

  • News: Quad-Core Phones: What to Expect in 2012

    One of the big mobile buzzwords of 2011 was “dual-core.” Dual-core processors became the standard for high-end smartphones, starting with the LG Optimus 2X in January. In 2012, however, it’s going to be all about quad-core. But other than having double the cores of this year’s smartphones, what exactly is a “quad-core” processor and what this mean for the smartphones of 2012?

  • News: RIM faces threat again to its service in Indonesia

    Indonesia's telecommunications regulator, Badan Regulasi Telekomunikasi Indonesia (BRTI), has renewed its demand that Research In Motion locate a server in the country to route communications traffic, after the Canadian company reportedly set up similar infrastructure in Singapore.

  • Opinion: Why 2012 will be the year of Windows 8

    In 2011 Apple and its iPad continued to dominate, but Android Honeycomb was the big mover. In 2012 Windows 8 is coming, and there's going to be a three-way battle for your money.

  • News: 51% of Brits wants faster broadband

    More than half (51 percent) of Brits want faster broadband, despite 32 percent not knowing how fast their current connection is, says TP-Link.

  • News: O2 launches smartphone leasing service

    O2 has launched a smartphone leasing service that allows Brits to get access to a handset without an upfront cost.

  • News: Did HP just give webOS 'a death sentence'?

    As an open-source project with uncertain backing, webOS has a tough road ahead of it, analysts said on Friday.

  • Opinion: Google's Schmidt Slams Carrier IQ

    Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has criticized Carrier IQ, the maker of a controversial app that secretly collects personal info from smartphones, but also says that Google can't do anything to prevent the software from being installed on Android devices by handset makers and wireless carriers.

  • News: Samsung's Apple-Bashing Ads vs. Reality

    Samsung's dropped yet another Apple-bashing ad, once again mocking customers who camp out for hours in front of Apple stores.

  • News: HP puts webOS on open source track

    HP announced today that it will "contribute" its webOS operating system to the open source community.



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