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  • News: MLB.com At Bat 11 spruces up graphics

    With pennant races in full swing and the postseason approaching, Major League Baseball has spruced up its iPhone app with improved in-game graphics, more in-app multimedia, and expanded social networking options.

  • News: Microsoft Accused of Collecting Windows Phone Location Data

    A Windows Phone 7 user has filed a lawsuit against Microsoft, claiming that the software maker collects data from mobile phone users without their knowledge.

  • News: Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac launched

    Parallels has announced a new version of Parallels Desktop for Mac, which lets you run Windows and Mac apps side-by-side on a Mac without having to reboot.

  • News: Windows 8 desktop to be 'just another app,' says Microsoft exec

    The Microsoft executive who heads the company's Windows division said Wednesday that the next edition of the operating system will let users treat the traditional desktop as 'just another app' that loads only on command.

  • News: Samsung Unveils 5.3-Inch Phone, Tablet Crossover

    Samsung did not get the memo when Dell axed its 5-inch phone, because it has introduced its own 5.3-inch smartphone-tablet crossover called the Galaxy Note. The slender Android 2.3 device blurs the line between phones and tablets and comes with a bundled stylus for those who don’t want to use their fingers.

  • News: iPhone 5 prototype lost, police called in

    Police were called in to search for an iPhone 5 prototype lost in a Mexican restaurant, according to reports.

  • Opinion: Apple Loses Another iPhone Prototype in a Bar

    Remember the iPhone 4 scandal of 2010? Well apparently Apple didn't learn its lesson the first time, and it's misplaced yet another top-secret iPhone prototype. This time, however, it was (supposedly) an iPhone 5.

  • News: Navigon plans improved map management for GPS apps

    With the latest version of its iOS navigation apps, Navigon is getting leaner. But that doesn’t mean fewer features for the 2.0 version of Navigon’s MobileNavigator lineup; instead the company plans to add new map management features to its mobile offering.

  • How-Tos: How to copy BlackBerry contacts to a PC

    While backing-up the contacts on your BlackBerry to a SIM card is a great way to ensure you don't lose names, numbers and emails if your handset has to be wiped, it doesn't protect you if you lose the smartphone itself.

  • News: Smartphone Wars Hinge on Undecided Buyers

    The smartphone wars are heating up as 40 percent of mobile device users in the United States now own iPhones, Android devices and BlackBerrys instead of feature phones. Handsets powered by Google's Android OS are still tops among American smartphone owners, taking up 40 percent of the market. The iPhone is a distant second at 28 percent, while BlackBerry has dropped down to 19 percent of the smartphone market in the U.S., according to the latest survey from the Nielsen company.

  • News: Taiwan prepares fund to fight patent war

    A Taiwanese research institute plans to create a multimillion-dollar fund to help local technology firms fend off patent infringement lawsuits in response to the ongoing patent disputes between Taiwan's HTC and Apple.

  • Samsung Galaxy Note, stylus driven mobile device announced

    Samsung Electronics Co claims it has invented the future of mobile devices with the stylus-driven Samsung Galaxy Note.

  • News: Apple iPhone lost in a bar again

    A prototype of an unreleased iPhone has been lost in a bar by a member of Apple's staff, it has been revealed.

  • News: 45% of web users access the net from their mobile

    More than two in five (45 percent) of Brits surfing the web use their mobile phone to get online, says the Office of National Statistics (ONS).

  • News: Remains of the Day: Supersize me

    It's a mega-giganta-humungo edition today, as we cover everything from Apple losing yet another prototype iPhone, to a neighborly Steve Jobs, to Tim Cook's email habits. Read along with the remainders for Wednesday, August 31, 2011 and help close out August in style.

  • News: Taking the Guesswork Out of Mobile BI

    Mike Relich, CIO of Guess, wants to take the guesswork out of mobile computing. He welcomes mobile devices of all sorts for corporate use, charging his team to find ways around any processing power, presentation or security issues.

  • Opinion: Why I Get Apps From Amazon, Not Google

    Apple makes a lot of noise about the size of its iOS app store, and there's something to be said for selection, sure. But in my view, having the most apps isn't the same as having the best apps, and I generally like what I get with Android more. Of course, that's not an objective statement about the merits of the two platforms; it's a subjective, personal preference. But one thing I don't like about Android's App Market is its slightly-too-open open-door policy on app submissions. That's why I download my apps from Amazon these days.

  • News: Apple reportedly on another lost iPhone scavenger hunt

    Apple is reportedly trying to track down an iPhone prototype lost by a company employee at a San Francisco bar – an incident that sounds an awful lot like the high-profile lost-then-sold iPhone prototype scandal from last spring.

  • News: Financial Times trades App Store for Web app

    Apple's rules on in-app purchases have claimed a prominent victim: The Financial Times's iOS apps--one for the iPhone and one for the iPad--were removed from the store this week, after the publication declined to make the changes required by Apple's terms.

  • News: Salesforce.com revs up mobile strategy with HTML5

    Salesforce.com is placing HTML5 at the forefront of its mobile strategy with an upcoming product, Touch.Salesforce.com, that will automatically render its applications on touch-enabled devices like Apple's iPad, the company plans to announce Wednesday during its annual Dreamforce conference in San Francisco.



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