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  • News: Nokia upgrades older Symbian phones

    In an apparent push to keep customers from defecting to other platforms until its Windows Phones ship, Nokia is planning to upgrade some of its older Symbian-based smartphones.

  • News: Essential Apps for Windows Phone 7

    For any smartphone user, adding some simple-to-use and practical apps is a great way to get the most out of a handset. Our package of essentials should be more than enough to get you started.

  • News: Essential Apps for BlackBerry

    About to invest in a new smartphone, or wondering how to take full advantage of your current one? With practical and easy-to-use apps, you can get the most out of your phone. Our package of essentials should be more than enough to get you started.

  • News: Essential Apps for Android

    If you're in the market for a brand-new smartphone--or if you feel that you haven’t fully taken advantage of your current one--finding great apps is the last piece of the puzzle. The sheer number of apps available on the market can be daunting, but our package of essentials should be more than enough to get you started.

  • News: Essential Apps for iOS

    Whether you're a longtime iPhone user or the proud owner of a new iPhone 4, you know that great apps are the key to taking full advantage of your handset. Our package of essentials should be more than enough to get you started.

  • News: 12 Terrific Tips for Taking Tech on Vacation

    Travel season is nearly here, and although we all love our technology at home, using devices while you're away can be a hassle. Before you even start to pack your bags, check out the following tips--they'll help you enjoy your vacation while remaining connected. With these tricks and products, you can avoid some extra expenses, secure your luggage, and have enough juice to last the entire day.

  • News: Angry Birds lands on Windows Phone 7

    Little green pigs across the nation are cowering in fear now that Angry Birds has finally come to Windows Phone 7.

  • News: More Americans own e-readers than tablets, survey finds

    A Pew Research Institute survey in May found that Americans favor less-expensive e-reader devices over tablets like Apple's iPad.

  • News: Security Shootout: PlayBook, iPad, Android

    The CIO (US) story, "Security Shootout: PlayBook, iPad, Android," posted June 10, has been changed to correct the number of devices that BoxTone -- a mobile device management vendor -- manages, and also to clarify the company's opinion about security on various devices. The fifth and 10th paragraphs of the article have been changed.

  • News: Android's biggest security flaw is its users, report finds

    Google’s Android has solved many of the security weaknesses that beset Windows but at the expense of handing a dangerous level of decision-making to users, a Symantec study has suggested.

  • News: Android, Red Hat Prove Linux's Merit on Phones and Servers

    Debate over Linux's viability on the desktop may rage unabated in light of the recent changes made to Canonical's Ubuntu, in particular, but there's no questioning the operating system's strength in the server and mobile arenas.

  • News: Google Teams Up With Getty Museum, Gives Art Fans 'Goggles'

    If you haven’t already played around with Google Goggles, you’re really missing out on an amazing use of technology. The free application for your Android or iOS device allows you to retrieve various bits of information related to something by simply taking a picture of it. You can use the app to find out about anything from books to toys to even that addictive pack of gum in your pocket – and don’t forget about landmarks, in the summer of the summer season.

  • News: MyTouch 4G Slide is a smartphone and advanced camera

    T-Mobile USA announced the new MyTouch 4G Slide smartphone will go on sale in July and claimed it has the "most advanced camera of any smartphone."

  • News: Half a million Android devices activated daily, says Google

    Carriers are now activating more than 500,000 new Android devices every day, according to Google Vice President of Engineering Andy Rubin.

  • News: Symantec finds big differences in iOS, Android security

    Apple iOS and Google Android have some big differences when it comes to mobile security, creating distinct potential vulnerabilities for enterprises embracing devices running these operating systems, according to analysis by Symantec.

  • News: 500,000 Android Devices Activated Every Day

    Google's Android operating system just hit a big milestone, with more than 500,000 new devices activated every day.

  • News: 35 Percent of College Students Use Apps While Driving

    So much for higher education. A University of Alabama at Birmingham survey reveals that one third of college students use mobile apps while driving. Worse the numbers don't change among those college students who have previously been in accidents where the use of a mobile phone application was a contributing factor in the accident.

  • Opinion: Slay Vampires With Your Phone

    Feel like slaying some vampires today? Or did you fall asleep watching True Blood and dreamt that you grew some fangs? Third Eye, a new free Android game from Viewdle, uses a combination of augmented reality and facial recognition technology to make a whole new kind of mobile game. Whether you're a fan of complex MMPORGs or enjoy casual social gaming, like Farmville or Mafia Wars, Third Eye offers something for everybody. The idea behind Third Eye is really cool, but I wonder if this first game in a three-part trilogy will be enough to hold the sometimes short attention span of gamers.

  • News: Symantec compares iOS and Android security

    Apple's iOS and Google's Android smartphone platforms are more secure than traditional desktop-based operating systems, but are still susceptible to many existing categories of attacks, according toa 23-page report from security software vendor Symantec.

  • News: MobileMe access problems reported

    Some users of Apple's MobileMe service are reporting problems accessing their emails this morning, though others report a normal service.



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