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  • News: Android Pummels Apple, Blackberry in Smartphone Race

    In the race for smartphone dominance the Android OS reigns supreme with the once leading Blackberry OS drifting rapidly to the bottom of the heap. According to statistics from market analysts at Comscore Americans continue to turn away from Blackberry. Meanwhile, in a three-month period ending in May, smartphone ownership in the U.S. rose by 11 percent according to Comscore.

  • News: Cisco shipping special Wi-Fi gear for arenas

    Cisco has announced a new Wi-Fi access point and stadium antenna that covers a smaller cell area for use in arenas and large venues to help improve user access and wireless speeds.

  • News: Smartphone maker HTC to buy chip firm S3 Graphics for $300M

    Smartphone vendor High Tech Computer (HTC) will acquire graphics chip maker S3 Graphics for US$300 million, strengthening its patent portfolio in the process.

  • News: GPS group slams LightSquared's new plan

    A group of GPS vendors and users has challenged mobile startup LightSquared's credibility in a response to the company's new plan for a hybrid satellite and LTE mobile network.

  • News: Verizon to drop unlimited data plans beginning July 7

    Later this week, Verizon iPhone customers won't have their AT&T counterparts to kick around anymore. Verizon has confirmed to --Macworld that the company will be discontinuing its unlimited data plan option for new smartphone customers--including iPhone customers--as of Thursday, July 7. Last month, Verizon confirmed that the end was nigh for unlimited data plans, but didn't provide a date or any details; the alterations that came to light Tuesday were first reported by FierceWireless.

  • News: iPhone 5 'goes into production'

    The iPhone 5 has gone into production and will start shipping in September, reports from Taiwanese industry sources claim.

  • How-Tos: How to use BBC iPlayer on an Android device

    Here's how to catch up with your favourite BBC shows on your Android device.

  • News: Microsoft patent division taking cash from at least 5 Android vendors

    One of Microsoft's hottest new profit centers is a smartphone platform you've definitely heard of: Android.

  • News: Cellphone, Cancer Link Dismissed in New Study

    Gab away, cellphone users, because a panel of independent experts is not convinced that cellphones cause cancer in adults.

  • How-Tos: How to use 9 great social networks from your Android device

    A big element of having an Android tablet or smartphone is the way that these devices enable you to connect with people using the variety of social-networking sites that are available on the internet. By using such sites as Twitter and Facebook, you can connect with family and friends while you're on the move or lounging on your sofa watching your favourite TV show.

  • News: Samsung Galaxy S2 sales top 3 million

    Samsung said it sold more than 3 million of its Galaxy S2 smartphone in just 55 days since its launch in late April. The company claims it has sold around 19 million smartphones in total during the past quarter, capturing around 17 percent of the world smartphone market.

  • News: Skype relaunches Android app after flaws found in original

    Skype has launched an update to its video calling app for Android devices only months after a security flaw was discovered in an earlier version of the application.

  • News: Google+ app submitted to Apple for approval

    Google has asked Apple to approve an app that will allow iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad users to access its Google + social network from their devices.

  • News: 15 Million iPhones Reportedly in the Works

    Apple's iPhone 5 aka the iPhone 4S aka the next iPhone is set to start shipping in September with 15 million handsets in the pipeline, according to online rumors. Steve Jobs and company reportedly placed an order with Taiwan-based Pegatron to build 15 million units of the next iPhone in time for a fall launch. Pegatron reportedly builds Apple's Verizon-friendly CDMA iPhone 4 that launched in January. Taiwan-based Foxconn produces most of Apple's iOS-based products. The next iPhone will not be a major improvement over the iPhone 4, according to DigiTimes.

  • News: iPhone 5 'goes into production'

    The iPhone 5 will begin shipping in September and is already in production, according to Taiwanese industry sources.

  • News: Three stocks Nokia X7 Symbian smartphone

    The Nokia X7 smartphone is now available from Three. And the Symbian Anna handset may not be the last Symbian smartphone before the Finnish phone company partners up with Microsoft to make Windows Phone 7 devices.

  • How-Tos: How to log in to Facebook from a Sony Ericsson Vivaz

    Here's how to fix a problem common to users of the Sony Ericsson Vivaz who can't log in to Facebook

  • News: 34% of adults are 'overwhelmed' by technology

    Technologies such as social networking, SMS and email leave a third of Brits 'overwhelmed', says BT.

  • Feature: Send us your best photo taken on a smartphone to win an iPad and a WD My Book Live!

    PC Advisor, in association with Western Digital, wants to find the best smartphone photographer in the world! And if you enter, you could win an Apple iPad 2, and a WD My Book Live NAS device.

  • Solwise Hametech 3G-A10 mobile hotspot

    Networking hardware company Solwise has announced a new mobile hotspot device. The Solwise 3G-A10 is a battery-powered 3G Wi-Fi router and modem that works on the 2.4GHz spectrum and can provide web access for up to 20 devices simultaneously.



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