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  • Vodafone Emporia RL1 offers frill-free phone calls

    Vodafone Emporia RL1 is a mobile phone that eschews fancy features in favour of large, easy to press keys and basic phone functions - ideal for the smartphone refusenik

  • News: Rovio readies cookbook, new games, China push

    China will be a key market as Finland-based Rovio continues to build on the phenomenal success of Angry Birds, while starting work on new games and a cookbook, Rovio's Peter Vesterbacka said in speech at the Open Mobile Summit conference in London on Wednesday.

  • News: Verizon Faces Complaint for Blocking Tethering Apps

    Verizon Wireless is going back on its word and trying to cage a wild beast that yearns to be free, according to a complaint filed with the FCC over the mobile carrier's decision to block third-party tethering apps on Android phones.

  • News: Verizon confirms sales of its Galaxy S II 'superphone' start in July

    Verizon Wireless Wednesday confirmed that it will start selling Samsung's Galaxy S II 'superphone' some time next month.

  • News: Mobile Developers Still Choosing Android Over iOS

    More than 5,000 iOS developers are in San Francisco for Apple's big party at the Worldwide Developers Conference, but a new report says the hippest place to be is the Android Market. The study, from Bluevia and Vision Mobile, found that 67 percent of developers code for Android, while iOS trails at 59 percent.

  • News: Developers see potential, pitfalls with iOS 5

    When App Cubby’s David Barnard witnessed the unveiling of iOS 5 this week at the Worldwide Developers Conference, his first thought was to marvel at all the “shiny new toys.”

  • News: iOS 5: What you need to know

    When Apple senior vice president Scott Forstall took the wraps off iOS 5 at Monday's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote, he focused on ten of what he said were more than 200 new features in the next incarnation of Apple's mobile operating system.

  • News: BlackBerry PlayBook Gets Fresh Facebook App

    A BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet OS update released this morning brings a freshened Facebook app, the ability to make in-app purchases and other minor improvements, but no Android emulator or native e-mail app. The free 312MB update (version 1.0.5.3204) is available via the PlayBook settings menu now, and will be available in the BlackBerry AppWorld app store as well.

  • News: Apple releases iBooks 1.3 update

    Apple released an update to its iBooks iOS app today. Version 1.3 of iBooks adds a couple of new features, including a read-aloud feature for some children's books.

  • News: Major damages sought in Oracle-Google patent dispute

    A new document in a year-old patent lawsuit filed by Oracle against Google over Android intellectual property suggests Oracle could be seeking huge damages from Google.

  • Opinion: Why Apple's iCloud could mean your next phone is an iPhone

    iCloud may not seem as exciting as a new smartphone or tablet, but it may guarantee that I buy a new iPhone when my current one dies.

  • Feature: PC Advisor today - top technology news, reviews and tips, 05/07/2011

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

  • Opinion: iOS 5: 5 Blatant Android Rip-Offs

    Apple unveiled a host of new features in iOS 5 due out this fall including revamped notifications, over-the-air updates, and cloud data storage. You might even call these new features magical or revolutionary, unless you're an Android user, then you'd call them "stuff I've been using for years." The latest additions to Apple's mobile OS are probably a welcome relief for iPhone and iPad fans, but it's hard to call iOS "the world's most advanced mobile operating system" when Apple is playing catch up to Android. Here's a look at the five biggest Android rip-offs in iOS 5.

  • News: Apple updates Find My iPhone

    Apple has updated the Find My iPhone app so that it better handles your offline devices. Find My iPhone can locate, send messages to, and play sounds on your iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch--but apparently Apple prefers the app's current name to "Find My Miscellaneous iOS Device."

  • News: iOS 5 finally gets custom notification tones

    Apple this morning unveiled the latest version of its mobile operating system, iOS 5, particularly focussing on an overhauled notifications system, an 'iMessage' service, wireless syncing, a 'Newsstand' app, and built-in Twitter integration. However, one of the 200 new iOS 5 features overlooked by many media outlets is custom notification tones for SMS, e-mail and voicemail sounds. Hurrah!

  • Opinion: Move Over RIM, iOS 5 and iCloud Just Took The Market

    Apple pulled back the curtain on day one of the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) to share details of the upcoming iOS 5 update and new iCloud service. If they deliver as promised, iOS 5 and iCloud will change mobile computing, and replace RIM as the de facto mobile platform for business.

  • SanDisk Sansa Fuze+ MP3 player sees red

    SanDisk has given its Sansa Clip and Sansa Fuze+ MP3 players a makeover, prompting e-tailer AdvancedMP3players to carry the product line

  • News: With iOS5, Apple Mostly Plays Catch-Up

    When it's released this fall, iOS 5 will be a major update to Apple's mobile operating system. But it won't be very revolutionary. Rather than introduce innovations, Apple will mostly fill in iOS's holes by borrowing features already found on other mobile operating systems, or correcting longtime annoyances.

  • News: Apple announces iOS 5, shows 10 new features

    Apple tonight demonstrated iOS 5, its next generation operating system for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. According to Apple, there are more than 1,500 new APIs and 200 new features in iOS 5. Interestingly, many of these replicate functionality already provided by third-party apps, ehich is unlikely to prove popular with Apple's software partners.

  • Opinion: Sprint Tells Pricing, Availability for HTC EVO 3D, EVO View 4G

    Sprint today announced the pricing and availability for two of HTC's most anticipated products on Sprint's 4G network: a glasses-free 3D smartphone, the HTC EVO 3D, and HTC's 7-inch tablet, the HTC EVO View 4G.



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