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  • 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.

  • News: Sony Buys Ericsson Out of Mobile Partnership for $1.47 Billion

    Sony took a page out of the playbooks of Microsoft and Apple, announcing it would buy out its smartphone partner, Ericsson, to more tightly integrate smartphones with Sony's laptops, tablets and televisions. The move gives Sony complete control over its smartphone business, while Ericsson will now focus more broadly on wireless connectivity for products beyond mobile handsets. Sony purchased Ericsson's share of the Sony Ericsson partnership for about $1.47 billion. Rumors about Sony's takeover of Sony Ericsson surfaced in early October.

  • Video: Video: Nokia Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 Windows phones launch

    The Lumia devices are Nokia's first big push for phones running the Windows Phone operating system after the company announced a partnership with Microsoft in February.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Sunny side up

    Apple plans to bring clean energy to a power-hungry facility, Sprint searches for an influx of cash, and a Steve Jobs special makes its way to the airwaves. The remainders for Wednesday, October 26, 2011 are supported by readers like you.

  • News: Preview: Nokia Lumia 800 Windows Phone

    It's been a long time coming but Nokia has finally unveiled its first Windows-powered smartphone, the Lumia 800.

  • Opinion: Hands-On With the Nokia Lumia 800 and Nokia Lumia 710

    I've been eager to get my hands on Nokia's first Windows Phone 7 phones ever since Nokia and Microsoft announced their partnership back in February.

  • Opinion: Make Sure All Your Google Contacts Sync to Your iOS Device

    My wife recently made the switch from a clunky old Android phone to a spiffy new iPhone 4S. When she asked if all her contacts could be moved from the former to the latter, I confidently replied, "Sure, no problem!" After all, Android phones sync with Google Contacts, and iTunes has the ability to do likewise. Easy-peasy, right?

  • News: Oracle-Google trial won't start until next year

    The intellectual property lawsuit between Oracle and Google over the Android mobile OS won't go to trial until next year, according to a ruling made Wednesday in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California by the judge overseeing the case.

  • News: Android Ice Cream Sandwich: No Update for Nexus One

    Which each Android update comes the agonizing process of figuring out which phones will actually get the upgrade--and Android 4.0, or Ice Cream Sandwich, is no different.

  • News: iPhone exceeds Sprint's expectations

    The Apple iPhone is attracting more new subscribers than expected to Sprint Nextel, and it will probably ease rather than worsen congestion on the carrier's 3G network, Sprint executives said as they announced third-quarter results on Wednesday.

  • News: Car tech: The connected car arrives

    Automobile technology has become so advanced that today's cars are essentially computers with wheels. So why aren't we using them to surf the Web, communicate with other cars or order food at nearby restaurants?

  • News: Lookout Releases Honeycomb App, Helps Protect Your Android Tablet

    Today Lookout, best known for their mobile security apps, released a Honeycomb optimized version of their software.

  • News: Lumia seen as dim light in U.S. versus iPhone, Android

    Nokia's new Windows Phone 7.5-based Lumia smartphones won't cause many problems for Android-based devices and the iPhone in the U.S., analysts predicted.

  • News: Analysts: Nokia still has a mountain to climb

    Getting two Windows Phone-based smartphones ready for Nokia World was quite an accomplishment for the phone maker, but it still must overcome many challenges to turn around its smartphone business, according to analysts.

  • Opinion: Nokia's Lumia 800 'Mango' Phone: What's Hot and Not

    Nokia's first flagship Windows Phone 7 device, the Lumia 800, isn't just another handset from another hardware maker. It's the future of Nokia, as the company puts the bulk of its high-end smartphone efforts into Microsoft's mobile OS.



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