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  • Opinion: Tablets, Phones to Surpass PCs for 'Net Use in 4 Years

    The personal computer isn't dying, but its days of dominance are numbered. Research firm IDC predicts the number of U.S. mobile Internet users will surpass their wired counterparts by 2015.

  • News: Objective-C, C#, D language: Winners in programming popularity

    Java remains the longtime top-ranked language in the Tiobe Programming Community index

  • News: Apple iOS 5 reportedly about to go golden

    Apple reportedly will send the Golden Master version of its iOS 5 mobile operating system to manufacturing partners around the last week of September, and that means a new iPhone could be on the way shortly thereafter.

  • News: Career Watch: Job hunting on a smartphone

    Mobile Apps for Job Hunters

  • News: Apple adds Quick Reads section to iBookstore

    Customers haven’t exactly been shy about purchasing e-books, if Apple's numbers from earlier this year are any indication. This week, Apple released a new section in its online bookstore in the U.S., aimed at selling more bite-sized ebooks. The section, dubbed Quick Reads, offers a small range of short-form books—from short stories to manuals—which can be purchased for $5 or less.

  • Opinion: Zenonia 3: Classic RPG Gameplay on Android

    Zenonia 3 is the third installment in Gamevil's retro RPG series. The story follows Chael (the son of the original Zenonia hero) and his fairy friend Runa as they find themselves caught in an "epic" battle between angels and demons in the middle realm of Midgard.

  • News: Motorola Electrify Coming Soon To U.S. Cellular

    U.S. Cellular announced Monday that it would be adding the Motorola Electrify to its portfolio of Android smartphones. The Electrify (which is essentially a re-branded Photon 4G), will retail for $200 after a $100 mail-in rebate and is slated for release later this month.

  • How-Tos: Android: Wipe Device Clean, Restore Factory Settings

    Whether you just upgraded your Android smartphone to another device, your organization is finally replacing that old Android with something newer and shinier or you've decided to trade devices with a friend, it's a very smart idea to wipe any and all sensitive information from your smartphone before passing it off, not just to ensure that your personal data remains private, but to also make sure your device runs like new for its next owner.

  • News: HTC weighs buying WebOS or other mobile OS

    HTC is considering buying WebOS from Hewlett Packard or another mobile operating system, according to a report based on comments made by HTC Chairwoman Cher Wang.

  • News: FTC axes apps that claimed to zap zits

    The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) last week said it had reached agreements with developers of two smartphone apps who were charged with making false claims that their software could cure acne.

  • News: Most will access Internet via mobile devices by 2015, IDC says

    More people in the U.S. will access the Internet via mobile devices than through desktop computers or other wired devices by 2015, IDC predicted on Monday.

  • News: iPhone 5 references removed from Vodafone site

    Vodafone has removed references to Apple's next-generation iPhone on its website after the iPhone 5 was listed as being compatible with its femtocell device.

  • News: Amazon said to weigh subscription plan for coming tablet

    Amazon's coming tablet could feature an annual library subscription model that would let readers access older books, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.

  • News: Acer Iconia A501 tablet to hit AT&T stores Sept. 18

    AT&T will offer the Acer Iconia Tab A501 for $329.99 on Sept. 18, with a two-year data plan.

  • Opinion: Saver for iPhone

    Saver: Control Your Expenses is beautiful to look at and easy to use, but the limitations of Alex Solonsky’s $3 iPhone budgeting app keep it from being a must-have.

  • News: AT&T Leads the Way for Windows Phone 7.5 "Mango"

    AT&T has unveiled a lineup of new Windows Phone 7.5 "Mango" smartphones coming soon, and plans to upgrade existing Windows Phone 7 devices to Mango soon. With the additional devices, AT&T will have seven different Windows Phone 7 smartphones to choose from.

  • News: The Week in iOS Accessories: Sunday! Sunday! Sunday!

    We've already seen iPhone-controlled helicopters. This week, we bring you iOS-controlled monster trucks. We can only hope that an iOS-controlled navy is on the way. If that's not your thing, there are also some new AirPlay-enabled speaker systems on the market. Here are some of the accessories that caught our eye this week.

  • News: AT&T to offer three Mango smartphones this fall

    AT&T will launch three new Windows Phone 7.5 "Mango" phones this fall while updating its existing four Windows Phone 7 smartphones with the new mobile operating sysem, the carrier said.

  • Feature: Five of the Best Rugby World Cup 2011 iPhone Apps

    The 2011 Rugby World Cup is just around the corner and we can't wait for it to start. To sufficiently whet our appetites in the office, we've argued and debated (punches were nearly thrown) which are the Top 5 Rugby World Cup 2011 apps for the iPhone.

  • News: Why the Droid Bionic Looks Great for Work

    The Droid Bionic has finally arrived. At $300 with a two year contract, the Bionic brings together 4G LTE service, a dual-core processor, a large screen, and Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread. Here’s the low-down on why those features look great for doing business.



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