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  • Feature: Best accessories for a Samsung Galaxy S II

    Want to accessorise your Samsung Galaxy S II? You've come to the right place, here are five extras that will add a little extra to your smartphone.

  • Opinion: Google's Photovine app shares themed photos

    Although the new Photovine iPhone app in the App Store appears to be from a developer of the same name, it’s actually a Google joint. (Google owns Photovine.) It’s a free app for photo sharing that seems to fall somewhere between Instagram and Color.

  • News: Apple Cracks Down on Alleged Knockoff Sales in New York

    Apple has a growing identity problem. Just as it has been battling fake Apple stores in China, closer to home it has been quietly suing electronic retailers in New York City for allegedly selling Apple knockoff merchandise. According court documents unearthed by the Reuters news agency, Apple is taking a stand against two Queens, New York stores, Apple Story and Fun Zone, accusing both of trademark infringements.

  • Opinion: Tracks for iPhone

    The photo sharing app Tracks from Tracks Media wants to be a hub for social photography, but it needs to expand its reach first.

  • How-Tos: How to check how much space is left on the memory of a Google Android device

    Smartphones, such as those running Google Android, all come with internal storage space for users to stash their pictures, videos, music and apps. Many handsets even offer the ability to increase this storage through a Micro SD card.

  • News: Google Android users spend 56 minutes every day using apps and the web

    Mobile phone owners with handsets running Google Android spend an average of 56 minutes every day using the web and apps on their smartphone, says Nielsen.

  • News: New Apple phony legal evidence claim

    Apple has filed inaccurate evidence again in a case against Samsung, this time in the Netherlands, where the company is arguing Samsung's Galaxy S smartphones are too similar to its iPhone 3G.

  • News: Chinese consumers complain refurbished iPhones sold as new

    A consumer advocate in China is considering filing a lawsuit in the U.S. against Apple for allegedly selling refurbished iPhones as new ones after more consumers have complained of their suspicions.

  • News: Refurbished iPhones 'sold as new' in China, consumer advocate claims

    Apple is facing further trouble in China with a prominent consumer rights advocate accusing it of passing off refurbished iPhones as new.

  • News: 'iPhone 5 production line' images emerge

    A photograph that allegedly shows workers assembling an iPhone 5 on a production line at component supplier Wintek has emerged on the web.

  • News: ZTE, China Mobile demo 4G LTE TDD phone

    Mobile operator China Mobile and telecommunications equipment supplier ZTE showed this week a smartphone operating on a 4G (fourth generation) LTE TDD network.

  • News: RIM planning a music service on BlackBerry

    Research In Motion is planning a music service for users of its BlackBerry device, according to media reports.

  • News: US surges to near global lead in mobile data

    U.S. consumers are among the world's most voracious consumers of mobile data, motivated by the country's homegrown technology industry, according to analyst Chetan Sharma.

  • Opinion: WebOS: What Went Wrong?

    HP announced Thursday that it will discontinue its WebOS line of devices, which includes the HP Veer 4G, the HP Touchpad and the yet-to-be-released HP Pre 3 smartphone. The death of WebOS devices is sad, yet unsurprising news. The entire journey of the WebOS has been marred by pitfalls since the very beginning--and things only got worse over time.

  • News: AT&T to kill $10/month texting plan

    AT&T confirmed today that it will dump its $10 per month texting plan next week.

  • News: AT&T texting 'streamlining' points to SMS's slow decline

    The good ship Text Messaging may be slowly sinking: AT&T confirmed to Macworld on Thursday that it will be reducing new customers' options for paid messaging plans.

  • News: BlackBerry PlayBook Apps: 5 Worthy Downloads

    CIO.com's Al Sacco recommends another round of great applications for BlackBerry PlayBook tablets, including apps for e-reading, social networking, keeping tabs on your favorite sports teams and scores and more

  • News: BlackBerry Bold 9900 pricing askew?

    US reviewers have been giving RIM a hard time for the cost of ownership of the just-launched BlackBerry Bold 9930 – onsale in the UK through Vodafone as the BlackBerry Bold 9900. The pricing differences are weighted the other way here in the UK

  • News: Android apps double Web use

    The question of whether Android users really value mobile applications has been answered in the affirmative, according to a new Nielsen report.

  • News: Android Users Only Have Love for Top Apps, Study Finds

    Despite having access to a catalog of more than 250,000 apps, the average Android user in the United States devotes most time to using the 10 most popular Android apps, a new Nielsen study says. The study also suggests Android users love their phones, spending an average of 56 minutes every day accessing the Web and using mobile apps on their handsets. And just like their iPhone counterparts, Android users overwhelmingly favor apps over the Web, spending less than 19 minutes (33 percent) of their daily Web/app time using a browser, according to Nielsen.



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