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  • Opinion: Netflix Goes Android-First with Tablet App Redesign

    Thanks to the Kindle Fire and Nook Tablet, Android tablets are getting a redesigned Netflix app before Apple's iPad.

  • Opinion: RIM Releases BlackBerry Bold 9790, Curve 9380

    Research In Motion has announced two new smartphones, including the first device from the Curve lineup to include a touchscreen. But while RIM is touting the advantages of its new Blackberry 7 OS-based devices, BlackBerry watchers were more interested in a leaked image showing a purported next-generation BlackBerry smartphone.

  • News: Adobe Touch Apps Promise Creative Power for Android Tablets

    Adobe released six new Touch Apps for the Android market on Monday, along with the Creative Cloud, which integrates content across the new apps with the desktop Creative Suite. The apps are optimized for a touchscreen interface and address multiple steps in the creative workflow, including image editing, ideation, sketching, mood boards, wireframing, and presenting all of that work to clients.

  • News: Samsung becomes biggest smartphone vendor, as Android's market share grows

    Samsung became the biggest smartphone vendor in the world during the third quarter, and Android's market share has surpassed 50 percent for the first time, market research company Gartner said on Tuesday as it reported on phone sales to end-users.

  • Feature: Best iPhone apps: Five public transport apps

    Whether you're travelling by train or bus, tram or tube, your smartphone can be helpful when navigating public transport to make your way across the UK.

  • How-Tos: How to enable Home Sharing on an iPhone

    Home Sharing is a feature in Apple's iTunes that allows PC users to share their digital music and video libraries with up to five other computers located in the same household.

  • News: One in ten parents believe their kids know more about the net than them

    One in ten UK parents with children aged 10 to 13 believe their offspring is more knowledgeable about the internet than they are, says AVG.

  • News: RIM unveils BBM Music for BlackBerry

    Research in Motion (RIM) has made BBM Music, the cloud-based music sharing service based around BlackBerry Messenger, publicly available.

  • News: Samsung's case to ban the iPhone 4S to be heard in March

    Samsung's call for a ban on sales of Apple's latest smartphone, the iPhone 4S, will be heard in the Australian Federal Court in Sydney in March next year, it has been revealed.

  • News: Salesforce.com to buy cloud computing services company

    Salesforce.com has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Model Metrics, a cloud computing consulting and services company, with practices in the areas of mobile computing and social technologies, it said Monday.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Lost in the clouds

    It's been a pretty busy day here at Macworld HQ, what with iTunes Match launching and all, and yet, there's still plenty more to chat about. iPhone 4S owners have one last chance to pick up AppleCare+; enterprising developers have tapped into Siri's conversations with Apple's servers; and those mind-controlled Siri commands? Probably all in your imagination. The remainders for Monday, November 14, 2011 are cloudy, try again later.

  • News: Mobile video might make carriers, providers clash

    As mobile video finally starts to take off, making money from it remains a challenge, and content providers and carriers may clash over economics before they find a way to share the costs and benefits.

  • News: Budget Direct launches automated hail warning system

    Automotive insurer Budget Direct has launched a hail automated notification system (HANS) able to alert its customers via SMS of impending hail storms in their area.

  • Opinion: Toggle between iTunes Match and local syncing

    When you enable iTunes Match on an iOS device (Settings -> Music -> iTunes Match), you'll see a warning that "iTunes Match will replace the music library on this device." When iTunes Match was still in beta, that message was true to its word: Any music you had on your device was indeed deleted, in favor of the library you'd uploaded to the cloud via iTunes Match. But in the official version of iTunes Match released Monday, that's no longer the case. In truth, any music that was on your iOS device before you enabled iTunes Match will still be there--and that fact can save you on time and bandwidth.

  • Opinion: Google Releases Ice Cream Sandwich Source Code, Galaxy Nexus Coming Soon?

    Google has just released the source code for the latest build of Android, deliciously titled "Ice Cream Sandwich." In a Google Groups post, Google engineer Jean-Baptiste Queru says "this is actually the source code for version 4.0.1 of Android, which is the specific version that will ship on the Galaxy Nexus."

  • Opinion: HzO Nanotechnology Seal Keeps Smartphones from Drowning

    In the future, you may not need a protective case to use your phone in the pool. Go ahead, toss it in--the HzO nanotechnology will protect it from the H20.

  • How-Tos: BlackBerry Tip: How to Avoid a "Bricked" or "Nuked" BlackBerry

    The modern BlackBerry smartphone can be "quirky," to put it mildly.

  • News: iPhone Battery's Bad Rap

    Has iPhone 4S battery life got you down? Stop complaining. The new iPhone is the torchbearer for battery life among smartphones.

  • News: Regulators sniffing around mobile privacy issues

    Regulators are starting to investigate what kind of oversight is in place to make sure that mobile applications don't encroach on user privacy rights, a lawyer in Microsoft's Windows Phone segment said on Monday.

  • Opinion: Android MP3 Piracy Rampant Amid Google's Muddled Response

    Google is taking an inconsistent stance on allowing apps that enable music piracy via smartphones to remain available in its Android Market. The muddled position comes just as Google readies its launch of a Google music store.


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