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  • How-Tos: How to adjust haptic feedback on a Google Android 2.2 device

    Haptic feedback is a useful function on touchscreen smartphones as it alerts the user their command on the handset has been recognised and processed through vibration.

  • News: Massive Security Vulnerability in HTC Android Phones Claimed

    Security researchers say they've uncovered a flaw in several smartphone models produced by HTC that gives any application that has Internet access the keys to a trove of information on the phone, including e-mail addresses, GPS locations, phone numbers, and text message data.

  • News: Microsoft gets $444 million windfall from Android patents

    Google’s Android could be making arch-rival Microsoft a cool $444 million (£285 million) in patent levies, a Goldman Sachs analyst has estimated, and not much short of what it makes from its own Windows Phone OS.

  • News: Apple competitors need a long-term strategy - analyst

    Apple's competitors need to stop taking a short-term approach to fighting Cupertino and develop a long-term strategy, according to one analyst.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Die another day

    Psystar is determined to drag its court case all the way to the top before failing; the Apple TV may be about to kick off its continental tour; and we bid a fond adieu to a bygone era of gaming. The remainders for Friday, September 30, 2011 would like to ask for a moment of silence.

  • News: iOS 5: What we already know

    The particulars of any new iPhone Apple may or may not announce next Tuesday remain anyone's guess. But we can say with confidence that next week's iPhone-related Apple event will almost certainly feature an appearance by the finished version of iOS 5, the next major update to Apple's mobile operating system that's been slated for a fall release.

  • News: Joby releases GorillaPod Micro always-on tripod

    You'll never be without a tripod with Joby's latest additions to its GorillaPod lineup. The company has released three new ultra-portable GorillaPods--the Micro 250, the Micro 800, and the Hybrid.

  • News: Verizon files challenge to FCC's net neutrality rules

    Verizon Communications has filed a lawsuit seeking to overturn the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules, the company said Friday.

  • 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.


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