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  • News: Mobile phone FAQs

    Buying a mobile phone can often be a headache. We've answered a few of frequently asked questions to help aid your purchase.

  • News: Mobile phone glossary

    A glossary of terms for mobile phones and smartphones.

  • News: Perth hospital signs with BT for communications, IT services

    The new Fiona Stanley Hospital in Perth, Western Australia, will put communications and sustainability at the forefront of its IT agenda, thanks to an agreement with international services firm, Serco, for facilities management and support services. Serco will partner with BT for the project. Under the contract, BT will install and manage the hospital’s communications infrastructure and run a range of IT services.

  • News: Google wants judge to dismiss four charges in Oracle suit

    Google is hoping to head off some of the complaints Oracle has made against it by asking a California judge for permission to file summary judgment on four issues.

  • News: Ofcom: Smartphones have harder time with weak signals

    Smartphones might not be as good as old-fashioned phone handsets at receiving a mobile signal in areas with indifferent coverage, initial research by telecom regulator Ofcom has suggested.

  • Opinion: Did Microsoft Trick Google Into Buying Motorola?

    The media has been abuzz all week with news and analysis of the Google-Motorola deal. When all of the dust settles on the business logic behind the deal, or its impact on pending Android patent infringement, or what it means for the future of Google TV, the company that gains the most from this new relationship may just be Microsoft.

  • News: 27,000 South Koreans Sue Over iPhone Privacy Violations

    The flap over iPhone location tracking led to some grandstanding in Congress and a few lawsuits by users in the United States over privacy concerns, but now nearly 27,000 South Koreans are suing Apple for privacy violations.

  • Opinion: Droid HD Threatens to Steal Droid Bionic's Thunder

    For months, the Droid Bionic has been Motorola's most anticipated Android phone, but a new contender known as the Droid HD may be about to steal the show.

  • Opinion: iPhone 5 Launch Expected on October 7

    More reports suggest the iPhone 5 will launch in October, with preorders beginning September 30. Backing up a report from TiPB last week, 9 to 5 Mac claims it has independently confirmed Friday, October 7, as the launch date of the iPhone 5. Unlike with the iPad 2, Apple is also rumored to take preorders with the next-generation iPhone at the end of September.

  • News: NYC developers to hack new photo apps

    Hoping to spark some entrepreneurial creativity in the Big Apple, online tools provider Aviary has organized a New York City event for developers to hack together new photo-based applications.

  • News: Judge bounces Google's complaint over Android code viewing

    A U.S. trade judge has rejected Google's move to block the testimony of a Microsoft expert witness in the latter's 10-month dispute with Motorola over patents allegedly used by Android.

  • News: Nokia signs deal to get more apps for Windows Phone, Symbian

    Nokia said Wednesday that it has entered into an agreement with Polar Mobile to launch more than 300 mobile applications for Nokia smartphones, including upcoming models based on Windows Phone, over the next 12 months.

  • News: McAfee Mobile Security to be pre-loaded on Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini smartphones

    McAfee has joined forces with Sony Ericsson to offer its Mobile Security software pre-loaded on Sony Ericsson's Xperia Mini and Xperia Mini Pro smartphones.

  • Feature: Five of the best free TV-related Android apps

    Smartphones, including those running Google Android, can do a lot more than just make calls and allow you to check emails and surf the web. You can also watch video and listen to music on it. Here's five free apps that will let you watch TV, record shows remotely and even allow you to control your TV from your Android handset.

  • How-Tos: How to back-up your contacts to a SIM card on a BlackBerry

    A large proportion of smartphone owners choose to save their contacts to the phone rather than their SIM card because SIM cards offer a limited space when it comes to the number of characters you can have in names, and the type of information that can be included, pictures for example.

  • News: Mozilla releases Firefox 6

    Mozilla has made the next versions of its desktop and mobile browser, Firefox, available to web users.

  • News: 'iPhone 5' component images leaked online

    Photographs of what are claimed to be the camera lens and earphone audio jack of the iPhone 5 have surfaced on the web.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Magically delicious

    Apple retail stores may be in for an LTE surprise, the architects behind the Apple campus "spaceship" are revealed, and Starbucks is handing out apps with its frappes. The remainders for Tuesday, August 16, 2011 have been whipped and made to order.

  • Opinion: AT&T's First LTE Devices Hit Shelves August 21

    While AT&T finishes preparations on its new 4G LTE network, the carrier will begin selling the first two devices that will connect to it on August 22.

  • Opinion: ViewSonic Launches Combo Windows, Android Tablet

    ViewSonic's dual OS tablet, the ViewPad 10pro, is now available for pre-order via Amazon.com. That's the good news. The bad news is the tablet that runs both Windows 7 and Android 2.3 OS is in danger of being outdated before it loses that "new car smell". Here is why.



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