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  • News: Intel works to make our devices less needy

    If we think our digital devices are just about data, we're missing the point, an Intel executive said.

  • News: US lawmakers push to limit gov't mobile tracking

    The U.S. Congress needs to pass legislation that would require law enforcement agencies to get permission from a judge before tracking suspects through their mobile phones, instead of the now-common practice of tracking a mobile subscriber's location after a prosecutor-issued subpoena, two U.S. lawmakers said Tuesday.

  • News: Moog Music's Animoog turns your iPad into a synthesizer

    Hold onto your bass lines, synth-heads—Moog Music on Monday released Animoog, a professional-quality polyphonic synthesizer app for the iPad.

  • News: Debuting tonight: Galaxy Nexus running Ice Cream Sandwich

    The hottest new Android smartphone challenger to the wildly successful iPhone 4S will be launched by Samsung and Google in Hong Kong within 12 hours, insiders say.

  • News: Lookout Releases Mobile Security App On iOS

    Lookout, already a well known name among Android enthusiasts, is looking to give iPhone users a hand when it comes to protecting their mobile data.

  • News: Apple Stores Require iPhone 4S Shoppers 'Reserve' Phone Online

    Eager iPhone 4S shoppers need to log onto Apple.com the night before buying the phone at their local Apple store so they can "reserve" their purchase for the next day. The unusual approach to iPhone 4S sales is to prevent lines and disappointed shoppers at Apple Stores as the newest iPhone 4S continues to break sales records.

  • News: Using Apple's mobile AirPort Utility

    For more than a decade, the only reasonable way to configure Apple’s AirPort Wi-Fi equipment was through a software package the company provided for Mac OS X (and, several years ago, for Windows). Unlike other wireless base stations, Apple chose to avoid a Web-based interface as an option for configuration. That’s a perfectly fine approach, though it can prove problematic if the only way to get to the Internet to download said utility would be by configuring a base station.

  • News: iPhone 4S supplies tighten

    Apple on Monday instituted a reservation-only policy for iPhone 4S retail sales, hinting at a repeat of the smartphone's annual supply-and-demand mismatches.

  • News: Developers expect much from today's Android 4 upgrade

    Fragmentation and bugs beset the popular mobile platform, and the 'Ice Cream Sandwich' update details remain a mystery

  • Feature: Best iPhone apps: five free pointless but addictive apps

    There are thousands of apps that help make you more productive or get things done on your smartphone, but there's also plenty of totally pointless but addictive apps.

  • News: iPhone 4S hits 4 million mark

    Apple sold over four million units of the iPhone 4S in the three days after its launch on October 14

  • News: Google to unveil Nexus Prime this week?

    Google is expected to launch its Nexus Prime smartphone on Wednesday this week (October 19).

  • News: HTC loses initial patent ruling against Apple

    The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Monday that Apple did not violate four patents held by HTC, which said it intends to appeal.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Beam me up, Siri

    Siri's been ported to the iPhone 4, a studio chief fondly remembers Steve Jobs's heckling, and fame does not buy happiness--or iPhones, apparently. The remainders for Monday, October 17, 2011, are ready to blast off.

  • News: More same-day digital comics arrive on the iPad

    Digital comics look gorgeous on the iPad--and, as a result of several announcements made at New York Comic Con this weekend, now you can get even more of them on the same day as their printed counterparts.

  • Opinion: Tested: QR Code Key Ring for Lost Keys

    Here's the idea: you attach a QR code to your key ring that, when scanned, opens a texting window with "I found your keys!" set to send to the key owner's phone.

  • Opinion: Teaser Page Offers Sneak Peek at Motorola Droid RAZR

    Motorola is offering a quick glimpse--well, if your timing is right--of its new Verizon 4G phone scheduled to debut Wednesday at a media event in New York City. Here's a screen grab of the device as it appeared on the teaser site earlier today.

  • News: Google adds coupon redemption to Google Wallet

    Google Monday unveiled an expanded Google Wallet that adds coupon redemption and other features to its mobile payments capabilities.

  • Opinion: Do you REALLY need that new mobile phone?

    The new iPhone is much like the previous model, but you can also get Android "Gingerbread", Android "Honeycomb" or Windows Phone 7.5 "Mango," with Google-Samsung's "Ice Cream Sandwich" in Hong Kong this week. But living on desserts isn't ideal for your health.

  • News: Early iPhone 4S Problems

    According to Apple, the iPhone 4S is selling very, very well. But not everyone is having a smooth experience with Apple's latest handset. A handful of issues are causing problems for a subset of users.



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