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  • Feature: The five best free iPhone apps for digital photos

    More and more smartphone owners are making use of the camera on their handset, and Apple iPhone owners are no exception.

  • Video: IFA video diary, day 1: tablets, smartphones and 3D take centre stage.

    IFA kicks off in Berlin on Friday, but the days prior are packed with press conferences from major consumer electronics vendors as tablets, smartphones and 3D take centre stage.

  • News: iPhone 4S prototype parts pictured?

    Images of components that could be for the an iPhone 4S, or possibly the iPhone 5, have emerged online.

  • News: Adobe releases CreatePDF for iOS

    Adobe has released its CreatePDF tool for iOS, which aims to bring the same PDF creation features found in Adobe Acrobat to the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.

  • News: CineCam app hits 100,000 downloads in first 72 hours

    CineCam, a 'social movie-making app', was downloaded 100,000 times in the first 72 hours after it was launched, according to its publishers.

  • News: WikiLeaks cable: Apple slow to counter Chinese fakes

    Apple did not have a global security team, including in China, until March, 2008, when it hired employees from drug company Pfizer, to counter rampant counterfeiting of its products in China, according to a cable leaked by activist group, WikiLeaks.

  • News: Salesforce.com revs up mobile strategy with HTML5

    Salesforce.com is placing HTML5 at the forefront of its mobile strategy with an upcoming product, Touch.Salesforce.com, that will automatically render its applications on touch-enabled devices like Apple's iPad, the company plans to announce Wednesday during its annual Dreamforce conference in San Francisco.

  • News: Samsung Galaxy S II will come to Sprint first

    Sprint will be the first U.S. mobile carrier to sell Samsung's Galaxy S II, starting Sept. 16, but T-Mobile and AT&T said Tuesday they also will offer the phone.

  • News: Samsung Galaxy S II Phones Arrive on AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile

    The much-anticipated next generation of Galaxy S phones has finally arrived on U.S. shores. Samsung is unveiling Galaxy S II phones for AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile at an event this evening in New York. The three phones will be available later this fall, but pricing and exact release dates haven't been announced.

  • News: Digitally sketch on paper with Wacom's Inkling

    When it comes to illustration on the computer, artists have had few choices: Scanning, which requires touch-up work (and, if necessary, vector traces); drawing with a mouse or trackpad; or, the most-appealing so far, working on a tablet or pressure-sensitive display. Wacom's Inkling, announced Tuesday, hopes to eliminate these intermediary steps and bring artists back to their roots: drawing on pen and paper.

  • News: Apple: Samsung 'illegal, abusive, anticompetitive'

    The crucial legal battle between Apple and Samsung has got ugly with Apple calling Samsung all sorts of rude names.

  • News: EA launches Madden 12 for iPad and iPhone

    If you love American football, but hate the idea of physically enduring all that running around and tackling, there's always been Madden NFL, the video game football simulator that's been releasing iterative updates annually since 1988. And if you prefer your video-game football with a heavy helping of multitouch gestures, you've been able to play Madden on your iOS device since 2009's Madden 10. On Tuesday, Electronic Arts released its latest iteration of the game for iOS: Madden 12.

  • News: Cisco, NEC team up on LTE networks

    Cisco Systems and NEC will jointly sell LTE networks to carriers under a deal announced on Tuesday.

  • News: Android smartphones surge to 42% share

    Google's Android smartphones surged by 15% in popularity in the U.S., topping out the field with a nearly 42% share, according to a ComScore survey.

  • News: Adobe CreatePDF comes to iOS devices

    Ever since the iPhone and iPad began to pop up in workplaces, apps for reading and annotating PDFs have proliferated. Now Adobe--the company responsible for bringing PDFs to the desktop computing masses--has launched Adobe CreatePDF, an app that lets users create such documents on their iOS device.

  • News: CNN acquires iPad news app Zite

    CNN on Tuesday announced that it had acquired Zite, the popular personalized news app for iPad. CNN says that it will run Zite as a standalone, distinct company.

  • News: Samsung, Android top smartphone charts

    Samsung retained the top spot as leading mobile phone manufacturer in the US, boasting over a quarter of all US mobile subscribers. Android grabbed nearly half of the smartphone market in the US.

  • News: CCK defends move to switch off counterfeit phones

    The Communications Commission of Kenya has defended its decision asking mobile operators to switch off counterfeit handsets, citing rising crime and terrorism as the main reasons.

  • News: African nations make push for rural connectivity

    As the demand for effective communication in Africa grows, governments are stepping up efforts to roll out mobile and Internet connectivity to rural areas where the majority of Africans live.

  • News: Sprint's mysterious Oct. 7 event fuels more iPhone, LTE speculation

    Sprint poured more fuel on the iPhone rumor fire Tuesday by announcing a mysterious "strategy update" for press and analysts scheduled for Oct. 7 in New York.



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