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  • News: Citigroup questions if US spectrum shortage exists

    For more than two years, the U.S. mobile industry has warned of an upcoming spectrum shortage, but two analysts at Citigroup don't buy it.

  • News: ISP lawsuit: Net neutrality rules aren't strong enough

    A North Carolina ISP has filed a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules, with the ISP arguing the regulations aren't strong enough for wireless and mobile broadband providers like itself.

  • News: Google's Ice Cream Sandwich spotted in the wild

    Tech blog Engadget has posted a video of a Samsung Nexus S allegedly purchased from eBay that appears to be running the highly anticipated Ice Cream Sandwich -- aka version 4 of Google's Android operating system.

  • News: iPhone 5 rumour rollup for the week ending Sept. 30

    After months and months, the iOSsphere has exploded with an iPhone 5 rumor that finally is worthy of the name. The pedestrian predictions of a dual-core processor and more memory and the labored explanations of why a tear-drop profile and marginally larger screen are a "radical" redesign pale in comparison to a Revolutionary Voice Interface, or RVI.

  • Opinion: Bugs & Fixes: AT&T (over?)charges for mystery data usage

    A few weeks ago, I got a call from a friend, seeking advice. His iPhone 4, which is on AT&T’s 200 MB/month data plan, had mysteriously racked up over 200 MB of data in just a matter of days. He was now being charged at the overage rate.

  • News: iPhone 5 and iOS 5: What We Know So Far

    Apple revs its next generation iPhone and iOS 5 mobile operating system next week. The details of Apple's announcement are unknown, but the veil of Apple silence is lifting - quickly. Earlier this week Apple sent out invitations to an October 4 event, tagged “Let’s talk about iPhone.” With the announcement date so tantalizingly close, it’s time to take a look at what we know so far about the next iPhone and iOS 5.

  • News: Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus unveiled by Samsung

    Samsung Friday announced the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus tablet, an update that is lighter and more powerful than the original, and runs a 1.2 GHz dual core processor.

  • News: Samsung Stokes 7-inch Tablet War with Galaxy Tab 7 Plus

    Just two days after Amazon made waves announcing its new 7-inch tablet at a $199, Samsung wants to douse the Kindle Fire with a reloaded 7-inch Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus. It's not likely Samsung will be able to compete on price - given the beefy specs on this tab - but it will be on speeds and feeds. Friday's announcement by Samsung doesn't mention price.

  • News: The Week in iPhone Cases: Om nom nom

    The next iPhone model may be just around the corner, but case manufacturers continue to come up with new and…unique designs for their products. While we wait for Apple's October 4 announcements, then, let's take a look at what's new in the wonderful world of iPhone protection.

  • News: Diehard Fans Create Aluminum Unibody iPhone 5 Prototype

    Are you a true Apple fan? Really? Well, where's your home-built iPhone 5 prototype?

  • News: Camera Plus Pro 4.0 adds live filters

    Global Delight has released an update to Camera Plus Pro, adding even more features to its all-in-one photo and video app. Version 4.0 adds live filters for photo and video capture, Smooth Video Zoom (a shake-free zoom feature), increased capture speed, and more.

  • News: 92% of Brits bank online

    More than nine in ten (92 percent) Brits bank online, says McAfee.

  • How-Tos: How to see which applications are running on a BlackBerry

    BlackBerry's, like many smartphones, offer the ability to have apps running in the background. While the Messages, Phone, Browser and BlackBerry Messenger apps won't drain your battery or affect the performance of the handset, other apps may well do.

  • News: UK mobile broadband speeds are in the 'Dark ages'

    The UK's mobile broadband speeds are stuck in the "dark ages" as the UK prepares for the Olympics, says Broadband Genie.

  • News: Steve Jobs tried to settle Samsung patent dispute in 2010

    Former Apple CEO Steve Jobs made contact with Samsung in July 2010 in an attempt to settle the patent dispute that has seen the two companies fight it out in courtrooms all over the world.

  • News: Intel to acquire location-based services company Telmap

    Intel has signed an agreement to acquire Telmap, a company focused on mobile navigation and location-based services, search and content, for an undisclosed amount, the company said in a blog post.

  • News: Opera responds to Amazon's Cloud-powered 'Silk' browser

    One of the features of Amazon's recently announced Kindle Fire tablet drawing attention is its WebKit-based 'Silk' Web browser. What makes Silk different from most browsers is its 'split browser' approach: Putting together complicated Web pages in Amazon's Cloud infrastructure before downloading the end result to the browser.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Psych out

    Steve Jobs apparently tried to talk to Samsung before going nuclear, Apple takes home a victory over one clone maker, and fake iPhones aren't what they used to be. The remainders for Thursday, September 29, 2011 are groovin' on a Thursday afternoon.

  • News: IBM X-Force: Mobile devices are a fast growing target of malware

    Look for double the mobile exploits this year vs. 2010 and particularly watch out for mobile applications that are really malware, says IBM's X-Force security research team.

  • News: Dragon Go update improves voice search capabilities

    Released just two months ago, the voice-driven search app Dragon Go is finding more things to talk about with its latest update.


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