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  • News: Remains of the Day: Number one, with an icon

    Deciphering Apple's intentions is even more challenging than figuring out the Kremlin's, though there's definitely some similarity. Elsewhere, the Thunderbolt Display is ripped to shreds, iTunes movies surface around the world, and is it finally time to bid adieu to some venerable Apple products? The remainders for Wednesday, September 28, 2011 promised themselves they wouldn't cry.

  • News: How to Craft a Mobile-Application Strategy

    More IT organizations are bypassing the desktop when building new applications, especially for external customers. Here's what you need to know to create a strategy for mobile-application development.

  • News: Catching Up With Mobile Security Threats

    The tools for combatting mobile security threats to corporate data are evolving to address the concerns of wary CIOs.

  • Opinion: MS-Samsung Patent Deal: Great News for Windows Phones

    The success of Samsung's Galaxy S Android phones just became a cash cow for Microsoft, thanks to a patent cross-licensing agreement in which Microsoft gets paid for every Android phone or tablet Samsung sells.

  • News: Windows Phone 7.5 "Mango": Top New Business Features

    ]On Tuesday, Microsoft announced that U.S. wireless carriers have started rolling out its latest mobile OS, Windows Phone 7.5 (WP7.5), formerly known as "Mango," to Windows Phone customers. All users can expect to get the new software by the end of October.

  • News: The Week in iOS Accessories: Feeling remote

    Your iPhone or iPad is surely useful to you, but let's face it: Apple's mobile products are also just plain fun. In researching this week's roundup of accessories, we've spotted tanks, wall-climbing cars, and a few new speaker systems tailed specifically for iOS devices. And if you're still looking for something useful, we've got you covered there, as well.

  • Opinion: Tizen: A Viable Android Alternative at Last?

    It's no secret that the Linux-based MeeGo mobile platform has been struggling for some time, despite Intel's pledge of continuing support and all the positive reviews it has received. Now, it looks like that struggle has come to an end.

  • Opinion: Windows Phone Mango: How to Upgrade Now

    Microsoft has started rolling out its Windows Phone 7.5 update, with more than 500 new features including a new music hub and better multitasking. But most Windows Phone 7 users will have to wait a week or even a month for Mango -- unless they use this little workaround to take a bite of the update right now.

  • News: Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet vs. Competition: Spec Showdown

    Amazon compromised on several hardware features of its Kindle Fire to deliver the most affordable mainstream 7-inch media tablet. Arriving on November 15 for $199, the Kindle Fire will enter a crowded market dominated by Apple's iPad.

  • Feature: Error 1004 iPhone: advice

    If you've tried to jailbreak your iPhone and it now won't upgrade to the latest iOS then here's what you need to do.

  • News: iPhone 5: Voice recognition will be included-analyst

    Apple will unveil one new iPhone next week at Cupertino, Piper Jaffray reckons, and it will support voice recognition.

  • News: Amazon Announces $199 Tablet, New Kindle E-Readers

    After months of hype, Amazon today announced the Kindle Fire, a 7-inch tablet with a $199 price tag. Amazon also refreshed its line of e-readers with a $149 Kindle Touch 3G, a $99 Kindle Touch without 3G, and a non-Touch $79 Kindle.

  • News: Zenprise offers iPad app for secure SharePoint access

    Positioned as a data loss prevention tool, the app and server software focus on enforcing SharePoint content policies on iOS devices

  • News: Telecom Bill Cramming Impacts IT's Bottom Line

    Unauthorized charges on enterprise telecom bills are getting more sophisticated and harder to detect.

  • Opinion: Windows Phone 7, Day 23: A Camera Isn't Just for Photos

    Once upon a time, I used my smartphone camera to take pictures of things so I could share them on social networks like Facebook and Twitter, With Windows Phone 7 "Mango" I can still do that, but "Mango" also comes with a whole new bag of tricks for the camera that are much more useful. For today's 30 Days With Windows Phone 7 post I will take a look at some of the more creative ways "Mango" uses the camera.

  • News: Mango Arrives with a Wi-Fi Tethering Surprise

    It's here. Windows Phone 7.5 "Mango" started rolling out to devices today, and it brought a few surprises along for the ride.

  • News: Microsoft signs Android licensing deal with Samsung

    Microsoft has signed a cross-license patent agreement with Samsung Electronics that grants Microsoft royalties from Samsung's Android-based smartphones and tablets, Microsoft said in a statement on Wednesday.

  • News: Visa launches Android person-to-person payments app

    Visa Europe introduced an Android application on Wednesday that lets users send money to other Visa cardholders over their mobile phone, with security measures in place to alert users of possible fraud.

  • Feature: Do the Police need a warrant to search a smartphone?

    Road safety charity Brake has revealed that more than a quarter (28 percent) of UK drivers admit to texting while at the wheel.

  • News: Intel drops MeeGo mobile OS, backs Tizen against Android

    Linux Foundation and Limo Foundation are rebooting their efforts to compete with Apple and the Android camp by merging MeeGo and Limo into a new operating system called Tizen, with the backing of Intel and Samsung.



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