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  • How-Tos: How to Recover a Lost Phone, Tablet, or Laptop

    The bad news: At some point, your cell phone is likely to go missing. Whether it falls out of your pocket in a cab, or you leave it unattended in a public place for a few seconds only to have it swiped by someone with sticky fingers and low moral fiber, your phone is vulnerable. In fact, according to a report from security software company Symantec, 36 percent of U.S. consumers have had a cell phone disappear on them.

  • Opinion: Intuit Shows Off Mobile Tools

    Intuit dominates small-business accounting with its Quickbooks software, but the company is also working on tools to help managers of small and medium-size businesses do more from smartphones and tablets when they are away from the office.

  • Opinion: One Thing Amazon Must Get Right With Its Kindle Tablet

    If Amazon does announce a tablet this week, as anticipated, it needs to nail one thing really well if it wants to succeed--and that is to make the tablet's look, feel, usability, and design rock-solid. Why? If the new tablet doesn't nail the interface from the get-go, it will have a hard time being anything more than a me-too tablet. This is a big challenge for the e-commerce powerhouse whose lack of either aesthetics or well-presented user interfaces has been its Achilles' heel.

  • News: APAC mobile connections to hit 4.2 billion in 2016: Ovum

    Asia-Pacific (AP) mobile connections will reach 4.2 billion in 2016 a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.4 per cent over the next five years, according to Ovum.

  • News: Remains of the Day: iPhone home

    Tired of iPhone rumors? Let me make this easy for you: It's coming out sometime, at a place, with lots of new features for a certain price! There, done. Now unless you're interested in the latest developments in the case of the lost prototype or how Apple's former CEO destroyed the fabric of comics, you don't even have to read the remainders for Monday, September 26, 2011.

  • News: T-Mobile: HTC Amaze and Samsung Galaxy S II go on sale Oct. 12

    T-Mobile USA unveiled its fastest 4G smartphones, both running dual-core 1.5 GHz processors and going on sale Oct. 12.

  • News: Android beats iPhone 2-to-1 in new smartphone purchases

    Apple's iPhone lost share among U.S. consumers who bought a mobile phone in the last three months, while the share for devices running Google's Android climbed, Nielsen said Monday.

  • News: T-Mobile phones to run on speedy network

    The first two smartphones to run on T-Mobile's fast HSPA+42 network are coming soon, the operator announced Monday.

  • News: Senator Calls for Investigation into OnStar Policy Changes

    Popular navigation-system OnStar, which offers in-car tracking and navigation information, has been blasted for its new privacy policy by U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer.

  • News: T-Mobile Adds Samsung Galaxy S II, HTC Amaze 4G to Lineup

    At the GigaOM Mobilize 2011 Conference today in San Francisco, T-Mobile showed off the latest additions to its selection of 4G phones.

  • News: Android adoption accelerates, says Nielsen

    Google's Android mobile operating system is still steadily expanding its share of the U.S. smartphone market, as Nielsen reports that 43% of American smartphone subscribers use Android-based devices.

  • Opinion: Windows Phone 7, Day 22: Talking to 'Mango'

    30 Days With Windows Phone 7: Day 22

  • News: Nokia anti-counterfeit campaign nets 11,000 items

    Nokia's campaign against counterfeit handsets recorded a major breakthrough when 11,000 Nokia items were confiscated in downtown Nairobi.

  • News: BoxTone Adds Automated Security to Mobile Software

    BoxTone, an enterprise mobility management software provider, today announced new enhancements to its Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) platform that are designed to help CIOs, CISOs and other IT managers meet security and compliance regulations while managing large numbers of employee- and corporate-owned mobile devices.

  • News: Intellipad iPad app focuses on special education needs

    The iPad is becoming increasingly popular in academic settings, gracing everything from undergraduate lecture halls to medical schools to grade-level classrooms. But the iPad’s educational uses don’t stop there. Intellipad’s new Intellipad 1.0 iPad app aims to make Apple’s tablet more useful for special education, especially kids learning to read, write, and communicate.

  • News: iPhone 5: Apple staff told to cancel holidays

    Staff at Apple UK have been told to cancel their holiday plans for the first two weeks of October, it has been claimed.

  • News: iPhone 5 MIA as 10 Million Samsung Galaxy S IIs Ship

    Samsung has managed to ship more than 10 million Galaxy S II Android smartphones even before hitting the U.S. market, while Apple’s iPhone 5 remains just a rumor. Samsung released the phone in global markets five months ago, but its arrival in the U.S. is expected to clash with the launch of the iPhone 5.

  • News: iPhone 5 launch announcement 'to be held at Cupertino'

    Apple will unveil the next-generation iPhone at a launch event held on its own Cupertino campus, according to a report.

  • News: Oracle, Google will hold third settlement conference

    Oracle and Google will engage in another attempt to settle their lawsuit over alleged Java patent and copyright violations in the Android mobile OS.

  • News: Amazon Kindle Tablet: Android Tablet or eReader on Steroids?

    Amazon is expected to unveil its Kindle Tablet at a press event in New York on Wednesday. From what we know so far about the device, it seems like it might be the first tablet rival capable of really competing with the Apple iPad. Based on the size and use of the Kindle brand, though, it is reasonable to wonder whether the Kindle Tablet is a true tablet PC, or just a Kindle with some tablet features.



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