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  • Opinion: Windows Phone 7, Day 13: Pros and Cons of People Hub

    It was a grueling experience, but now that I invested all that time getting my Outlook Contacts synced up with my smartphone on Day 12, I can move on to checking out the People Hub. The People Hub is one of the things that sets WP7 "Mango" apart from other mobile platforms, but it isn't without its own issues.

  • Feature: The five best free music-related Android apps

    As well as communicating on the go, your smartphone also offers the ability to play music and watch videos when you're on the move. For all the music fans out there, here's five free apps to improve listening on your Google Android device.

  • Feature: I found an iPhone, can I use it?

    You're walking along the street, minding your own business, when all of sudden glinting in the sunlight you spy an iPhone lying in the gutter.

  • How-Tos: How to locate a lost Apple iPhone 4

    Losing your smartphone these days is similar to losing your handbag or walle

  • News: Microsoft opens Windows 8 preview to all

    Taking a different tack than it did three years ago, Microsoft has made a preview of Windows 8 available to anyone who takes the time to download it.

  • News: Android overtakes iPhone in Europe

    Android has become the second most popular smartphone platform in the five leading European markets, according to figures from comScore.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Everything but the kitchen sync

    Apple may be up for bringing back some of MobileMe's soon-to-be-discontinued features at a later date, if consumers barrage them with feedback. Elsewhere, a profile of Tim Cook's successor, an ultra luxury car with an Apple twist, and who made HTC the latest barometer of cool, anyway? The remainders for Tuesday, September 13, 2011 would like their car brought around right away.

  • Opinion: Five Cool Services Unveiled at TechCrunch Disrupt 2011

    The TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 conference, held this week in San Francisco, is known as a gathering where high-tech start-ups can strut their stuff.

  • News: Android targeted by SpyEye banking Trojan

    Banking transactions for owners of Android phones just became more dangerous with a new iteration of the SpyEye Trojan designed to intercept two-factor authentication codes sent via SMS -- the first known version for Android.

  • News: Financial analyst expects 'unprecedented' iPhone 5 demand

    Anticipating that Apple will launch the iPhone 5 in October, a financial analyst firm has predicted unprecedented demand for the new phone.

  • News: Liberia gets first mobile payment service

    A cash management service using mobile phones was introduced in Liberia on Friday by Lonestar Cell.

  • News: Google Kenya hosts 2nd annual mobile conference

    Dubbed "Getting Kenyan business online," Google Kenya (gKenya) today hosts the second web and mobile conference at the Westgate Mall in Nairobi. The two-day event has its focal point at marketers, businesses and entrepreneurs.

  • News: 5,000 Microsoft developers get Samsung preview tablets

    Microsoft on Tuesday gave the 5,000 developers attending its BUILD conference preview units of a Samsung tablet running a version of the upcoming Windows 8 software.

  • News: Grid-10 tablet gets UK price and launch date

    Fusion Garage's Grid10 tablet is based loosely on the Google Android operating system and has an open-source ethos that appeals, but it's similarity with Identikit 10.1in Android slates is little more than a passing nod. It will go onsale in the UK in October and at £259 for a 16GB model, will undercut equivalent 10in Android tablets

  • News: SAP's Sikka preaches HANA-led 'renewal'

    SAP is in the middle of a sweeping "renewal" of its software portfolio, powered by the HANA (High Performance Analytic Appliance) in-memory computing engine, executive board member and technology chief Vishal Sikka said during a keynote address Tuesday at the Tech Ed conference in San Francisco.

  • News: iPhone 5 'launch date' named by O2 customer services worker

    The iPhone 5 launch date has supposedly been named by a member of staff at an O2 call centre.

  • News: Intel, Google team to optimize Android for smartphones

    Intel and Google announced on Tuesday that they would partner to optimize future versions of the Android OS for smartphones and other mobile devices using Intel chips.

  • News: HTC exec: iPhones for old farts

    Martin Fichter, HTC America's acting president, claims that Apple's iPhone is becoming too uncool for school.

  • Opinion: 5 Ways to Dump Your Old Handset Before the iPhone 5

    Apple is expected to unveil the next iteration of the iPhone before the end of October. The new device, dubbed the iPhone 5, will reportedly have a beefed up camera and possibly an edge-to-edge display. If you're one of the expected millions of people planning on lining up for a new iPhone this fall, have you thought about what you're going to do with the handset you're carrying around in your pocket right now?

  • News: Tablets: Will Win 8 Give Microsoft Edge Over Google, Apple?

    The tablet wars will heat up when Microsoft Windows 8 ships next year. The developer preview of Windows 8--unveiled Tuesday at the BUILD Windows conference in Anaheim--underscores how Microsoft's new OS is nothing like what we're used to seeing and is destined to shake things up.



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