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  • News: Remains of the Day: Another satisfied customer survey

    The iPhone has once again proved that consumers can get some satisfaction. Elsewhere, Google has scooped up a Yelp rival that's decidedly old school, and Apple's making new inroads into charity. The remainders for Thursday, September 8, 2011 are better to give than to receive.

  • News: LightSquared faces Congress, amends plan

    LightSquared's proposed 4G mobile network on satellite frequencies would hinder hurricane and tornado tracking, earthquake reporting and the prediction of floods and volcanic eruptions, federal officials told Congress on Thursday.

  • News: Domino's serves up Android app

    Domino's Pizza (ASX:DMP) has added to its application menu with the launch of an Android app for customers who don't have an iPhone.

  • Opinion: Wait! Don't Rush Out for Droid Bionic or Mango Just Yet

    It's an exciting time for high-end smartphones--HTC unveiled a couple hot Windows Phone 7.5 "Mango" smartphones coming soon, and the Droid Bionic is available from Verizon starting today. Devices like the HTC Titan and the Droid Bionic are impressive, but do yourself a favor and wait a month or two before getting a new smartphone.

  • News: Just Mobile UpStand for iPad

    Just Mobile's $50 UpStand for iPad is a dedicated stand for viewing your iPad on a desk, table, or countertop. It’s simple, lightweight, and works with both iPad generations—even when the tablet is in a reasonably sized case.

  • News: Microsoft inks licensing deals with two more Android makers

    Microsoft announced Thursday that Acer and ViewSonic have each agreed to license undisclosed intellectual property from Microsoft to cover each vendor's Android phones and tablets, Microsoft says.

  • News: Xperia Play Lands on AT&T for $50

    AT&T is getting some gamer love with the arrival of Sony Ericsson Xperia Play 4G for the sweet price of $50 with a two-year contract. The gaming phone will arrive on AT&T's HSPA+ network on September 18. The Xperia Play made its US debut back in May on Verizon for $200 with a two-year contract.

  • News: Nokia to put free Microsoft apps on Symbian Belle smartphones

    Several of Microsoft's business productivity applications will be available for free on Nokia's latest Symbian Belle smartphones later this year, Nokia announced today.

  • News: Intel 'fully committed' to MeeGo, exec says

    Intel said Thursday it was "fully committed" to its MeeGo mobile OS despite its main partner, Nokia, having jumped ship earlier this year to partner with Microsoft.

  • News: Foxconn producing 150,000 iPhone 5 units a day

    Foxconn is reported to be assembling 150,000 iPhone 5s every day and will begin shipping the device very soon, it has been claimed.

  • News: Photograph 'taken on iPhone 5' emerges

    An image that was reportedly captured by the next-generation iPhone has been circulating online.

  • News: Apple Store Stratford City to open next week

    Apple's new store in Stratford, East London, will hold its grand opening on Tuesday 13 September.

  • News: Judge wants Ellison, Page to sit down and settle differences

    The judge overseeing the dispute between Oracle and Google "strongly recommends" that Oracle CEO Larry Ellison and Google CEO Larry Page be ordered to attend mediation.

  • News: Will Droid Bionic users pay for Lapdock? Analysts skeptical

    An unusual Lapdock accessory for the Motorola Droid Bionic smartphone, which Verizon Wireless started selling on Thursday, can be had for $300.

  • News: Android is smartphone king globally

    The smartphone war seems to have been won definitively by Android, according to the latest data on Android's share of smartphones brought to global market over the past year.

  • News: Google's Ice Cream Sandwich OS to Debut Before December

    Android fans should expect to see Ice Cream Sandwich, the next version of Google's mobile operating system, in October or November, according to Google’s executive chairman, Eric Schmidt. "We have a new [Android] operating system, internally known as Ice Cream Sandwich...which is being released in October/November," Schmidt said during a talk at Salesforce's Dreamforce conference in San Francisco. Schmidt's comments were first reported by Android and Me.

  • News: Samsung Galaxy S II now in Kenya

    More than 6 Million sales later and midst favourable reviews worldwide, the Samsung Galaxy S II is now available in Kenya. The phone was launched Tuesday evening in a cocktail event held at Nairobi's Mercury Lounge. The phone will be available for a recommended retail price of KES 70,000.

  • News: Oracle raises concern over mediation in Google case

    Shortly after agreeing to mediation with Google in its lawsuit over alleged Java patent violations in the Android mobile OS, Oracle has taken issue with the executive Google proposed to represent its side, saying he is not senior enough and was also part of past failed attempts at a resolution.

  • News: Microsoft investigates its own mobile location practices

    Microsoft said this week it is investigating a lawsuit's allegation that the camera application on Windows Phone 7 handsets collects location data from nearby Wi-Fi and cellular networks -- even if the user refuses permission to do so.

  • News: Motorola Droid Bionic: Launch Day Briefing

    Motorola's Droid Bionic is now available from Verizon, making it the first device rocking a dual-core 1GHz processor to hit the carrier's 4G LTE network. The reviews have been largely positive, but there are some reservations about the device's initial price, along with a number of high-priced accessories that could put an even heavier burden on your wallet.



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