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  • News: IEEE sets standard for 'white spaces'

    A just-published standard for using the "white spaces" between TV channels could offer as much as 22M bps (bits per second) over distances as great as 100 kilometers (62 miles).

  • News: Citibank offers free iPad banking app

    Citibank on Wednesday unveiled a new free banking app for iPad users with a focus on giving its customers a graphically rich view of their finances.

  • News: 'War texting' lets hackers unlock car doors via SMS

    Software that lets drivers unlock car doors and even start their vehicles using a mobile phone could let car thieves do the very same things, according to computer security researchers at iSec Partners.

  • News: Sniffer hijacks secure traffic from unpatched iPhones

    Almost anyone can snoop the secure data traffic of unpatched iPhones and iPads using a recently-revised tool, a researcher said today as he urged owners to apply Apple's latest iOS fix.

  • News: iPads to kick Android tablet butt until 2015, report says

    Apple iPads will continue to dominate the tablet market for the next couple of years, but market watcher Informa Telecoms & Media expects Android tablets to significantly cut the gap by 2015.

  • News: SAP co-CEO McDermott talks up HANA, mobility and SaaS

    SAP has seen software sales rebound steadily after a dip during the global recession, and is hoping to supercharge its business with forays into in-memory computing, SaaS (software as a service) and mobile applications, a business it entered with last year's acquisition of Sybase.

  • News: Keeping mobile workers connected overseas

    It's been a rough time of late for global business travelers who need to stay in touch.

  • News: Leaked Images of AT&T-Branded Samsung Galaxy S II Surface

    Samsung Galaxy S II, the hot Android smartphone you still can't buy in the United States, made an appearance in some leaked images the feature a sliding QWERTY keyboard. The phone is headed to AT&T, and the photos from Boy Genius Report show a different version of the device, which has not been introduced publicly anywhere else in the world.

  • Opinion: Nine Creepy Apps

    There was an old Andy Griffith episode involving a stranger who arrived in Mayberry and knew so much about the townspeople and the goings-on of the town that it was as if he’d lived there for years. Everyone was mystified, but it turned out that the stranger was getting his information from the local paper, which he’d been receiving in the mail.

  • News: 20% of Brits are unaware of mobile download limits

    One in five Brits that use a mobile phone to browse the web are unaware there is a limit of the amount of data they can use, says Thinkbroadband.com.

  • How-Tos: How to import, synch and add contacts to an Android device

    How to use your Google Android tablet or Android smartphone to manage information about all your contacts.

  • Video: First Windows Phone 7 'Mango' phone unveiled in Japan

    The first smartphone based on the new "Mango" edition of Microsoft's Windows Phone platform was unveiled on Wednesday in Tokyo. Developed by Fujitsu Toshiba Mobile Communications, the IS12T has a 3.7-inch screen and a 13.2 megapixel camera. Bluetooth and Wi-Fi are included in the CDMA-based phone, which is also waterproof. It will be available in Japan only in September or sometime after. The phone is the first of several anticipated handsets due over the next few months that Microsoft hopes will signal its return to the smartphone market as a serious player.

  • First Windows "Mango" Phone unveiled

    The first smartphone based on the new "Mango" edition of Microsoft's Windows Phone platform was unveiled on Wednesday in Tokyo.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Heavier than air

    Rumors say Apple may be super-sizing the MacBook Air, but they also speculate that you may soon be talking to your iPhone. In fact, these are all just weapons being prepared for the oncoming patent war. And just what will it take to get kicked out of an Apple Store? One man sets out to find the truth. The remainders for Tuesday, July 26, 2011 are service with a smile.

  • News: InterDigital sues Nokia, Huawei and ZTE

    InterDigital on Tuesday said it has filed complaints with the U.S. International Trade Commission and federal court against Nokia, Huawei and ZTE, charging the companies with patent infringement.

  • Opinion: How To Unlock the Hidden Facebook iPad App (Again)

    Yesterday, after Facebook accidentally leaked their long-overdue official iPad app, the blogosphere erupted with instructions on how to unlock the hidden app. Facebook quickly responded by blocking Facebook for iPad. Clearly there is a lot of interest in the app, because today hacker chpwn released a tool called FaceForward that re-enables the hidden feature.

  • News: Microsoft's OneNote app for iPhone comes to UK

    Microsoft has announced version 1.2 of its OneNote app for iPhone, which is the first version to become available to customers in the UK, Ireland, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

  • News: Mozilla's Boot to Gecko: A Mobile OS that Could Succeed

    Mozilla, the makers of the Firefox browser, hopes to revolutionize the modern operating system with Boot to Gecko, a universal-platform OS primary aimed at mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets that could theoretically drive futuristic desktops as well.

  • News: RIM job cuts renew takeover speculation

    RIM's stock fell to its lowest point in five years, after it announced plans to cut 11% of its workers to "optimize" costs. The bargain stock price is fueling a new round or speculation that RIM may be bought out. But the most likely candidates lack the cash, or a reason, to do so.

  • News: Google Books Bows to New Apple App Store Rules

    Google's iOS Books app that was quietly removed from the Apple App Store over the weekend reappeared late Monday, fully compliant with the new App Store rules. The Google Books iOS app, introduced in December, is now in line with Apple's newly enforced rules that ban links bypassing Apple's own in-app purchase mechanism.



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