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  • News: ZTE launches first smartphone in the US through Cricket

    Mobile carrier Cricket announced on Thursday it will start selling the ZTE Score, the first smartphone from Chinese telecommunications equipment supplier ZTE to launch in the U.S.

  • News: Help Good Old Games Hit 6 Million Downloads

    Classic games download site Good Old Games is a couple hundred-thousand clicks away from hitting six million downloads, and will offer up a free classic adventure title once it hits that milestone.

  • News: BlackBerry falls behind combined Android, iPhone use in workplace

    More workers use iPhone and Android smartphones combined than BlackBerry smartphones, according to a survey of 1,681 U.S.-based workers released by Forrester Research.

  • News: Managing Mobile Devices: 10 Lessons Learned, via Forrester

    Modern CIOs and their IT department face a new, complex set of mobile device security and manageability challenges as employees bring in their various smartphones and tablets to the workplace, and as additional devices are rolled out across the enterprise.

  • News: Only one new iPhone this year - analyst

    Apple will only launch one new iPhone this year, according to one analyst, not two models as others have claimed.

  • News: iSwifter update brings Google+ games to iPad

    Users of Google+ looking to get in on the social network’s gaming action now have an option to play while they’re not in front of their computers. iSwifter, an iPad app which already allows users to play Facebook’s most popular Flash games, has added the ability to play games hosted on Google’s social-networking service.

  • News: Apple will keep ruling the tablet market, says Gartner

    Anyone hoping for a scrappy underdog to knock the iPad off its perch as the world's top tablet will have to wait a long time, says analyst firm Gartner.

  • Opinion: Cowboy Guns for iPhone and iPad

    There’s a lot about Cowboy Guns, a Western shoot ’em up published by Chillingo, to make even the most hardened desperado smile. There’s plenty of challenges and a compelling storyline—albeit one delivered with dialogue so stilted that it would make a Roy Rogers picture seem like a Royal Shakespeare Company production. The graphics give the game a distinctive look, and the music sounds like something Ennio Morricone might compose. Clearly, a lot of attention was paid to getting all the details of Cowboy Guns just so.

  • News: Al Gore refers to 'new iPhones' coming in October

    Al Gore, former vice-president of the US and Apple board member, has seemingly confirmed that there will be more than one new iPhone launched in October.

  • News: Stevie Wonder sings Steve Jobs' praises

    Musical legend Stevie Wonder took time to heap praise on Steve Jobs and iOS devices at a surprise appearance in Los Angeles last weekend, according to reports.

  • News: TalkTalk most complained about ISP....again

    TalkTalk was the most complained about ISP between April and June this year, according to Ofcom.

  • News: Al Gore Says New iPhones to Launch in October

    Apple board member and former Vice President Al Gore says new iPhones (plural) are coming out in October, appearing to confirm a long-standing rumor about the next iPhone. Gore made reference to the rumored new Apple smartphones on Wednesday during a speech at the Discovery Invest Leadership Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa. The former VP was giving a public talk on environmental issues when he said, "Not to mention the new iPhones coming out next month. That was a plug," according to several people who heard the speech, as well as a recording of the event that PC World was given brief access to.

  • Video: Video: Google Wallet in action

    Google has launched its Google Wallet payment system to Nexus S 4G phones in the US. The phones also need NFC or near field communication, which is the way the phone communicates with the electronic payment system, called PayPass, at store checkouts.

  • News: Oracle, Google fail to reach settlement in Android case

    Two days of face-to-face mediation talks between Oracle CEO Larry Ellison and Google CEO Larry Page over the companies' Android mobile OS lawsuit have yet to result in a settlement, but the door is open for negotiations to continue, according to a document filed late Wednesday in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

  • How-Tos: How to activate call waiting on a Google Android smartphone

    The call waiting feature on mobile phones means that users who are already using their handset for a conversation will be alerted, usually by a series of beeps, if there's another person trying to call them at the same time.

  • News: Skobbler to discontinue free sat nav iPhone app

    Skobbler has revealed its free sat nav app for Apple iPhones is to be discontinued and replaced with a new paid-for app.

  • News: Nokia's interim CTO gets permanent status

    Nokia's acting Chief Technology Officer Henry Tirri is to stay on in the role, after his predecessor Rich Green left the company on Thursday following three months leave to deal with a "personal matter."

  • News: O2 launches Twitter MMS service

    O2 has unveiled an MMS service that allows its customers to post pictures to micro-blogging service Twitter straight from their mobile phone.

  • News: Samsung Wave 578 is next Orange mobile payment handset

    UK mobile network Orange and Barclaycard have unveiled details of the second mobile phone to support the pair's Quick Tap contactless payment system in the UK.

  • News: One in ten under 10s owns an iPhone

    One in ten UK kids under the age of 10 owns an iPhone, says security company Westcoastcloud.



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