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  • Video: Android app connects city goers, green transport

    Spotcycle lets users search for bicycles for rent in cities worldwide.

  • News: 10 Questions for HP about WebOS

    Hey, Hewlett-Packard, you're a real head-scratcher. Just 16 months ago you promise to change the mobile world by acquiring WebOS. Now, you've raised the white flag on that $1.2 billion buy. It's a lot of money, even for a mega-corporation. And $500 is a lot for buyers of your TouchPad or WebOS phone. You were just starting to market those products were just getting started. What were you thinking, HP?

  • News: Wall Street Beat: Megamergers, earnings roil tech

    Against a backdrop of economic uncertainty, acquisitions and earnings news from the world's top PC makers (Hewlett-Packard, Dell and Lenovo), the biggest Internet business (Google), and a major handset maker (Motorola Mobility) marked major realignments in tech this week.

  • Video: The week in technology, 19 August 2011

    Coming up on World Tech Update this week Google announces plans to acquire Motorola Mobility, Samsung is free to sell its Galaxy Tab, the FCC investigates a city subway system after it shut off mobile phone service and MIT researchers hope to improve efficiency on aircraft carriers.

  • News: iPhone 5 rumor roll-up for the week ending Aug. 19

    This week in rumors, there was a warming trend in the iOSsphere with renewed hope that iPhone 5 might actually have LTE radios after all, along with a magnetic power connector, and with speculation the iPhone was delayed because of either an HTC patent complaint or Steve Jobs' upcoming biography.

  • News: After WebOS, Who's Next To Fall?

    Consumer selection for smartphones and tablets is quickly turning into a three-way choice between Apple, Google and Microsoft, with other competing platforms being out to pasture.

  • News: HP's WebOS failure highlight PC giants' mobile struggle

    Vendors like Hewlett-Packard, Dell, Acer and Toshiba may dominate the worldwide PC market, but their efforts to turn those leads into smartphone success have failed, highlighted by HP's decision on Thursday to stop developing its WebOS-based products.

  • Feature: Best accessories for a Samsung Galaxy S II

    Want to accessorise your Samsung Galaxy S II? You've come to the right place, here are five extras that will add a little extra to your smartphone.

  • Opinion: Google's Photovine app shares themed photos

    Although the new Photovine iPhone app in the App Store appears to be from a developer of the same name, it’s actually a Google joint. (Google owns Photovine.) It’s a free app for photo sharing that seems to fall somewhere between Instagram and Color.

  • News: Apple Cracks Down on Alleged Knockoff Sales in New York

    Apple has a growing identity problem. Just as it has been battling fake Apple stores in China, closer to home it has been quietly suing electronic retailers in New York City for allegedly selling Apple knockoff merchandise. According court documents unearthed by the Reuters news agency, Apple is taking a stand against two Queens, New York stores, Apple Story and Fun Zone, accusing both of trademark infringements.

  • Opinion: Tracks for iPhone

    The photo sharing app Tracks from Tracks Media wants to be a hub for social photography, but it needs to expand its reach first.

  • How-Tos: How to check how much space is left on the memory of a Google Android device

    Smartphones, such as those running Google Android, all come with internal storage space for users to stash their pictures, videos, music and apps. Many handsets even offer the ability to increase this storage through a Micro SD card.

  • News: Google Android users spend 56 minutes every day using apps and the web

    Mobile phone owners with handsets running Google Android spend an average of 56 minutes every day using the web and apps on their smartphone, says Nielsen.

  • News: New Apple phony legal evidence claim

    Apple has filed inaccurate evidence again in a case against Samsung, this time in the Netherlands, where the company is arguing Samsung's Galaxy S smartphones are too similar to its iPhone 3G.

  • News: Chinese consumers complain refurbished iPhones sold as new

    A consumer advocate in China is considering filing a lawsuit in the U.S. against Apple for allegedly selling refurbished iPhones as new ones after more consumers have complained of their suspicions.

  • News: Refurbished iPhones 'sold as new' in China, consumer advocate claims

    Apple is facing further trouble in China with a prominent consumer rights advocate accusing it of passing off refurbished iPhones as new.

  • News: 'iPhone 5 production line' images emerge

    A photograph that allegedly shows workers assembling an iPhone 5 on a production line at component supplier Wintek has emerged on the web.

  • News: ZTE, China Mobile demo 4G LTE TDD phone

    Mobile operator China Mobile and telecommunications equipment supplier ZTE showed this week a smartphone operating on a 4G (fourth generation) LTE TDD network.

  • News: RIM planning a music service on BlackBerry

    Research In Motion is planning a music service for users of its BlackBerry device, according to media reports.

  • News: US surges to near global lead in mobile data

    U.S. consumers are among the world's most voracious consumers of mobile data, motivated by the country's homegrown technology industry, according to analyst Chetan Sharma.



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