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  • News: iSwifter update brings Google+ games to iPad

    Users of Google+ looking to get in on the social network’s gaming action now have an option to play while they’re not in front of their computers. iSwifter, an iPad app which already allows users to play Facebook’s most popular Flash games, has added the ability to play games hosted on Google’s social-networking service.

  • News: Apple will keep ruling the tablet market, says Gartner

    Anyone hoping for a scrappy underdog to knock the iPad off its perch as the world's top tablet will have to wait a long time, says analyst firm Gartner.

  • Opinion: Cowboy Guns for iPhone and iPad

    There’s a lot about Cowboy Guns, a Western shoot ’em up published by Chillingo, to make even the most hardened desperado smile. There’s plenty of challenges and a compelling storyline—albeit one delivered with dialogue so stilted that it would make a Roy Rogers picture seem like a Royal Shakespeare Company production. The graphics give the game a distinctive look, and the music sounds like something Ennio Morricone might compose. Clearly, a lot of attention was paid to getting all the details of Cowboy Guns just so.

  • News: Al Gore refers to 'new iPhones' coming in October

    Al Gore, former vice-president of the US and Apple board member, has seemingly confirmed that there will be more than one new iPhone launched in October.

  • News: Stevie Wonder sings Steve Jobs' praises

    Musical legend Stevie Wonder took time to heap praise on Steve Jobs and iOS devices at a surprise appearance in Los Angeles last weekend, according to reports.

  • News: TalkTalk most complained about ISP....again

    TalkTalk was the most complained about ISP between April and June this year, according to Ofcom.

  • News: Al Gore Says New iPhones to Launch in October

    Apple board member and former Vice President Al Gore says new iPhones (plural) are coming out in October, appearing to confirm a long-standing rumor about the next iPhone. Gore made reference to the rumored new Apple smartphones on Wednesday during a speech at the Discovery Invest Leadership Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa. The former VP was giving a public talk on environmental issues when he said, "Not to mention the new iPhones coming out next month. That was a plug," according to several people who heard the speech, as well as a recording of the event that PC World was given brief access to.

  • Video: Video: Google Wallet in action

    Google has launched its Google Wallet payment system to Nexus S 4G phones in the US. The phones also need NFC or near field communication, which is the way the phone communicates with the electronic payment system, called PayPass, at store checkouts.

  • News: Oracle, Google fail to reach settlement in Android case

    Two days of face-to-face mediation talks between Oracle CEO Larry Ellison and Google CEO Larry Page over the companies' Android mobile OS lawsuit have yet to result in a settlement, but the door is open for negotiations to continue, according to a document filed late Wednesday in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

  • How-Tos: How to activate call waiting on a Google Android smartphone

    The call waiting feature on mobile phones means that users who are already using their handset for a conversation will be alerted, usually by a series of beeps, if there's another person trying to call them at the same time.

  • News: Skobbler to discontinue free sat nav iPhone app

    Skobbler has revealed its free sat nav app for Apple iPhones is to be discontinued and replaced with a new paid-for app.

  • News: Nokia's interim CTO gets permanent status

    Nokia's acting Chief Technology Officer Henry Tirri is to stay on in the role, after his predecessor Rich Green left the company on Thursday following three months leave to deal with a "personal matter."

  • News: O2 launches Twitter MMS service

    O2 has unveiled an MMS service that allows its customers to post pictures to micro-blogging service Twitter straight from their mobile phone.

  • News: Samsung Wave 578 is next Orange mobile payment handset

    UK mobile network Orange and Barclaycard have unveiled details of the second mobile phone to support the pair's Quick Tap contactless payment system in the UK.

  • News: One in ten under 10s owns an iPhone

    One in ten UK kids under the age of 10 owns an iPhone, says security company Westcoastcloud.

  • Pipetto launches new iPad and iPhone cases

    Pipetto, nominated for the Macworld Entrepreneur Award 2010, has just launched a new collection of luxurious handmade British covers for the iPad 2 and iPhone.

  • News: iPhone 5 to be announced on 4 October

    The iPhone 5 will be announced at a special Apple event on 4 October, according to a report.

  • News: Report: Japan KDDI to sell iPhone 5 from next year

    KDDI, which runs Japan's second-largest mobile carrier, will offer the iPhone 5 from early 2012, ending Softbank's monopoly of the device in Japan, the country's largest business newspaper reported Thursday.

  • Opinion: Facial Recognition: Facebook Photo Matching Just the Start

    The Internet was in an uproar earlier this year following Facebook's launch of facial recognition software for its photo services, enabling users to identify their friends in photos automatically--and without their permission. Though critics described that move as creepy, the controversial technology may now be on the verge of widespread use.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Gorey details

    Does Al Gore hold the key to the next iPhone? Should we trust predictions of an early October Apple event? Will Sprint get the iPhone 5 before T-Mobile? These questions and more, addressed in a humorous fashion in the remainders for Wednesday, September 21, 2011.



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