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  • News: Google offered to split mobile revenue with Sun, papers show

    Google hoped at one time to codevelop Android with Sun, and was prepared to offer Sun a share of its mobile service revenue in return for making Java open source, according to newly released documents in Oracle's lawsuit against Google.

  • News: Oracle, Google execs to head to mediation

    Google and Oracle will send top executives to mediation in front of a magistrate judge, in a last-ditch attempt to settle their differences over Google's use of Java in the Android OS.

  • Opinion: Rocket Bunnies Review

    Rocket Bunnies has an interesting premise: You're a rabbit on a rocket (hence the name)...in space. There's no real story line, but your job is to ride your rocket across various galaxies, collecting all of the little bunnies that are stuck on various planets.

  • Opinion: Phone Transforms Into Tablet, Laptop, Gaming Device

    Motorola's Atrix and newly announced DROID Bionic smartphones can dock into laptop accessories, but they have nothing on this transforming device: A KT Spider smartphone hybrid that can turn into a laptop, tablet, or even a PSP-like handheld gaming device.

  • News: IDW unleashes comics for Apple's iBooks

    Wednesdays are nigh-holy in the comic lover's book--that's when new releases traditionally come out. But this week, comics publisher IDW is trying something different: The company has released its first foray into the iBookstore, rolling out 20 graphic novels using the new fixed-layout ePub format, in an attempt to target new readers.

  • News: Iridium creates link from iPhones to satellites

    Satellite service provider Iridium is introducing a new satellite phone and access point that enable communications anywhere on the face of the Earth from Blackberry and Android mobile devices, and will offer support for Apple's iOS-based gear later this year.

  • News: IBM, 3M team to glue together high-powered silicon bricks for servers, smartphones

    IBM and 3M today said they will jointly develop a new line of adhesives they hope will let them make it possible to build commercial microprocessors composed of layers of up to 100 separate chips.

  • News: Droid Bionic smartphone goes on sale Thursday for $300

    The speedy Motorola Droid Bionic smartphone will go on sale from Verizon Wireless for $299.99 on Thursday.

  • Opinion: Researchers Develop 'Duplex' Wireless

    Rice University researchers has come across another breakthrough that could double the capacity of wireless signals. The "full-duplex wireless technology" allows a wireless device, such as a phone or tablet, to upload and download data on a single frequency as opposed the two required today.

  • News: Adobe's Digital Publishing Suite will support iOS 5 Newsstand feature

    Adobe has announced that its Digital Publishing Suite will support the Newsstand feature in iOS.

  • News: Facebook iOS app gets an overhaul

    Facebook has released an updated version of its iOS app, though still hasn't issued its expected iPad-specific app.

  • News: Facebook adds post privacy settings to iPhone app

    In its ongoing effort to fend off competition from—and catch up to—Google+, Facebook on Tuesday launched a revamped version of its iPhone app that makes it easier for users to customize their posts and select their audience.

  • News: Quad-Core Android Tablets Expected in Time for Christmas

    They’re a bit late, but Android tablets with quad-core processors are coming this year, according to Jen-Hsun Huang, Nvidia’s chief executive. The chipmaker expects Android tablets supercharged with quad-core chips to hit shelves in time for Christmas, according to a Wall Street Journal report, but smartphones powered by these chips are unlikely to show up until next year.

  • News: Orange launches mobile brand for Internet-centric users

    Orange in France has introduced Sosh, a mobile-services brand it hopes will attract 18 to 35-year-olds, with no long-term commitments, unlimited access to its Wi-Fi hotspots and unlimited messaging, the operator said on Wednesday.

  • Video: Video: the sights and sounds of IFA 2011

    Tablets, televisions, 3D, smartphones...all of it at the 2011 IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin.

  • Opinion: Windows Phone 7, Day 6: Let the 'Mango' Games Begin!

    30 Days With Windows Phone 7: Day 6

  • News: RIM BlackBerry Forecast: Grim, With Hope on the Horizon

    Mike Lazarus, a Sydney-based software design consultant, relies on his RIM BlackBerry daily to manage his contacts database, store important documents, and keep his information secure. "I use my mobile phone essentially as a mobile office," he says. "Nearly, everything I need to do in the office, I can do from my phone."

  • How-Tos: How to stop your BlackBerry being stolen

    Use your phone's GPS to locate your lost phone via a map on the internet, display a message on your phone's screen e.g. 'reward if returned to…', it also lets you back-up, wipe and lock your phone remotely.

  • How-Tos: How to transfer photos from a BlackBerry smartphone to a PC

    More and more smartphone users are utilising the camera on their handset to capture great digital snaps, and BlackBerry users are no exception. However, if you get too snap happy, you may find your phone's memory gets clogged up with pics of your holidays, your mates and even your pets.

  • News: Five of the best free iPhone printing apps

    Whether you've been taking plenty of digital snaps with the camera on your Apple iPhone, or you're working on the go and have been sent an important PDF you need to print out, here's five free apps that'll let you print from your Apple smartphone .



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