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  • News: Company shows off Kinect banking app

    People may soon pay bills and manage their banking by waving their hands in front of their TVs, if an application from a Lithuanian company at this week's CTIA conference proves successful.

  • Opinion: CyanogenMod 7.1 Opens Hacking Doors to More Android Phones

    Android modders, rejoice! The team over at CyanogenMod has released a new update to its jailbreaking software, giving you the power to tinker with even more cellphone models.

  • Opinion: Hands-On With the Huawei Ascend II for Cricket

    At CTIA 2011 in San Diego, Huawei outlined its plans to take on the US mobile market. The company showed off a few of its latest phones to hit our shores, including the eye-catching Huawei Ascend II for Cricket. This prepaid phone is currently available for $180 with no contract.

  • News: Cellphones will become a way to attack otherwise protected devices: report

    Mobile phones will become an increasing menace to network security that could drop malware onto protected devices when they dock to sync or plug into USB ports to charge, security experts say in a Georgia Tech report.

  • News: Mobile operator CEOs play up harmony

    The CEOs of the three largest U.S. mobile operators largely ignored their fierce competition on Tuesday, delivering one keynote speech after another at CTIA Wireless Enterprise & Applications that emphasized the benefits of the wireless industry as a whole.

  • News: Huawei aims for top of US market

    Huawei is focused on bringing smartphones and tablets to the masses in the U.S. and hopes to be among the top five mobile phone vendors in the U.S in the next three years, company executives said Tuesday at CTIA.

  • Opinion: New Secure Android Tool Divides Data for Work or Play

    If you use your Android smartphone for both business and pleasure, a product introduced today at a trade show in Germany appears to be worth following. A version of Android called BizzTrust creates two partitions in Android--one for personal use and another super-secure one for business.

  • News: Facebook Launches Mobile App Platform

    Facebook games and apps -- love 'em or hate 'em, they make developers a lot of money thanks to the staggeringly huge potential audience they have. Now, mobile app developers can also take advantage of that huge 350 million-strong audience thanks to the social network's introduction of game notifications, news feed interaction and bookmarks for its mobile experience -- both in the iOS apps and via the mobile web version. This means the previously somewhat limited mobile experience just got a lot closer in functionality to the full desktop incarnation of Facebook.

  • News: 3 Reasons to Get an iPhone 4S

    The all-geek jury has come back with an early verdict: Demand for the iPhone 4S is sky high.

  • News: Huawei Aims to Be Major Player in U.S. Smartphone Market

    At a press conference this morning at CTIA 2011 in San Diego, Chinese company Huawei outlined its strategy for entering the U.S. mobile market.

  • News: Apple preps for iOS 5, iCloud with iTunes update

    Apple today prepared iOS, Mac and Windows users for tomorrow's launch of iOS 5 and iCloud by shipping iTunes 10.5.

  • News: BlackBerry service returns but questions remain

    BlackBerry consumer users can once again send emails and messages after services across the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Africa were restored to users across at just before 6am BST.

  • News: Nexus Prime smartphone, Android 4.0 delayed over patent dispute?

    Russian blogger Eldar Murtazin asserted today that the Samsung Nexus Prime smartphone and Android 4.0, also known as Ice Cream Sandwich, are "under question" over patent disputes.

  • Opinion: Samsung Transfix: Prepaid Android Messaging Phone

    Even though Samsung canceled its Unpacked event with Google this week, it has still announced quite a few phones here at the CTIA 2011 show in San Diego. The Transfix might not be as exciting as the Nexus Galaxy, the first Android Ice Cream Sandwich phone, but it is positive news for prepaid customers.

  • News: AT&T Unveils Five Android Phones at CTIA 2011

    On the eve of the CTIA 2011 show in San Diego, AT&T announced its fall line-up of Android phones. The carrier did not announce any exact release dates for the phones nor did it reveal pricing. From looking at the specs, however, it seems that most of these phones will fall into the growing category of inexpensive Android phones.

  • News: Vodafone slashes iPhone 4S prices

    Vodafone has lowered its upfront prices for an iPhone 4S, with prices slashed by as much as £120.

  • News: Free App Lets Users Search their Desktop from iOS Device

    X1 Mobile Search, an app that lets users look at a document or e-mail when they are away from their computer, is now available for free.

  • News: Real Racing 2 update will add 'Party Play' mode

    Gamemaker Firemint says it will update its Real Racing 2 line of games to take advantage of the massive processing power of the new iPhone 4S—and to add a new AirPlay-enabled "Party Play" feature that lets multiple iOS players compete against each other on a single high-definition television.

  • News: MTN ups stake in Rwandacell to counter Airtel competition

    Africa's largest mobile operator, MTN, has increased its stake in Rwandacell to 80 percent in a bid to consolidate its operations after the Rwandan government awarded rival operator Airtel an operating license.

  • News: Facebook finally unveils Apple iPad app

    After months of anticipation, Facebook finally released its first app for the iPad.



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