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  • News: An App For Your Home Decorating Toolbox

    Interior decorating projects often require a weekend at the home improvement store. But PPG Industries has designed a way to select paint colors without collecting piles of sample chips. Its desktop and mobile application ColorClix—a CIO 100 Award winner—lets you follow your inspiration, whether it's from a magazine, a photograph or a TV show. Upload an image to ColorClix, and the app matches it to a palette of paint colors. You can see what a color would look like in a room using ColorClix Visualizer and share it with family and friends over social media. When it's time to buy, a calculator in the app helps you figure out how many gallons to order. Chris Caruso, PPG's global business IT director, says the company, which makes Olympic paint for Lowe's, wants to expand the app to help customers with the whole of their design projects—suggesting furniture and household items, and offering decorating tips. "We want to create a road map that goes beyond selecting color.

  • Feature: Top 5 Free Android Sports Apps

    Can't get enough sport into your life as it is? Then why not keep the wide world of sports a mere finger's length away, with an all-singing, all-dancing sports app for your Android phone or Android tablet?

  • News: WTF? $16 for Final Fantasy Tactics for iPhone?

    After finally getting approved last week by Apple, Final Fantasy Tactics for the iPhone has a release date and a price. (Though you may want to sit down before finding out how much it's going to cost).

  • News: Google to help developers adopt their apps for tablets

    Google is organizing a series of Android Developer Labs (ADLs) that aim to help developers convert theirexisting smartphone applications to run on Honeycomb-based tablets, it said in a blog post on Monday.

  • News: Telstra offers online portal to manage mobile devices

    Australian operator Telstra has launched the Mobile Device Management Portal, which allows IT administrators to remotely manage Apple iPhone and Android-based smartphones, the company said on Tuesday.

  • News: HTC fights back by launching legal action against Apple

    HTC has hit back at Apple by filing legal action against the tech giant in the UK.

  • Opinion: Why Apple beats every other tech manufacturer

    Tech manufacturers have much to learn from the success of Apple's unique hardware and software integration

  • Video: Mango launches, Nintendo slashes the price of the 3DS: the week in techonology

    The Mango edition of Windows Phone makes its debut in Japan, Samsung and Verizon launch a 4G LTE version of the Galaxy Tab, Nintendo cuts the price of its 3DS amid slow sales and quarterly losses, Toyota's new technology helps cars avoid collisions with pedestrians and we test out the Contour+ wearable camcorder.

  • News: Android market share nears 50% worldwide

    It's a new month, which means that another research firm has released data showing us that Android and the iPhone are pretty popular.

  • Feature: PC Advisor today - top technology news, reviews and tips, 01/08/2011

    PC Advisor editors pick the day's best technology news, reviews, tips and tricks

  • News: Judge: E-mail in Oracle-Google case will remain public

    The judge overseeing the lawsuit Oracle filed over the Android mobile OS has denied Google's attempt to get a potentially damaging e-mail redacted.

  • Opinion: AT&T Vacation Blackout Hints of iPhone 5 in September

    Another day, another iPhone 5 launch rumor. AT&T is allegedly denying vacation requests for its employees in the last two weeks of September because of an "event blackout" that could potentially be the release of the next iPhone.

  • Opinion: Smartphone Vs. Digicam

    Spiderowych asked the Digital Cameras & Camcorders forum a simple question: Will the mobile phone ever replace the digital camera?

  • Opinion: AT&T Data Throttling Is Just a Political Stunt

    AT&T has confirmed that it will start throttling download speeds for unlimited data accounts. The move impacts relatively few users, and may be more political than technical, but it also begs the question "who is going to keep any eye on AT&T to make sure they measure usage accurately and don't abuse the throttling?"

  • Opinion: AT&T Confirms Data Throttling Coming October 1

    Looks like the rumors reported earlier this week by 9 to 5 Mac were true. AT&T announced Friday that it will start throttling data speeds to manage the network's top data hogs. But, that may not be a bad thing.

  • News: Trick or treat: Apple iPhone 5 coming in October?

    Apple’s iPhone 5 has been the subject of scads of rumors, with some focused on a bigger screen, others on fewer buttons and still others on facial recognition. But the one thing all the rumormongers seemed to agree on of late was that the next great smartphone would emerge in September.

  • News: Apple patches iOS security certificate flaw for iPhones, iPads

    The latest iOS update corrects a security flaw in how Apple's mobile OS handled security certificates. Without it, hackers can create their own certifcates, opening iPhone and iPad sessions to capture and decryption.

  • News: Nokia seeks apps, ideas for next billion

    Applications for the Nokia Series 40 feature phones (Nokia Java phones) are expected to increase, both locally and internationally as a result of the "Nokia Create 4 Millions" challenge.

  • News: Can We Avoid the Mobile Bandwidth Drought?

    We've all experienced it on our smartphones: long waits for buffering videos, apps that hiccup when your Net connection cuts out, and webpages that take forever to load. According to experts, what we are experiencing are hints of an impending wireless broadband drought.

  • How-Tos: Tips for taking great smartphone photos

    You probably don't carry your fancy-pants DSLR camera with you all the time, but your smartphone--along with its built-in camera--is in your pocket everywhere you go. That's why these days the most popular camera used to upload photos to Flickr isn't a camera at all, but the iPhone.



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