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  • 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.

  • News: Nokia starts shipping Symbian Anna

    Nokia's promised Symbian Anna software update is ready and downloads will be available Thursday, the company said in a blog post.

  • News: Apple seeks ban on all Galaxy smartphones, tablets in EU

    In its case against Samsung Electronics in the Netherlands, Apple is demanding an extensive ban on all Galaxy series smartphones and tablets, including a complete recall of stock by European distributors and resellers.

  • News: BlackBerry Bold 9900, 9930 Doesn't Blow Reviewers Away

    Research In Motion's BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 is thin, beautiful, overpriced, and still no match for its iPhone and Android rivals, at least according to the consensus among reviewers.

  • How-Tos: How to set an MP3 as a ringtone on a BlackBerry

    Most smartphones come with a selection of ringtones these days, and BlackBerry's are no exception, but there's nothing like putting your own stamp on a handset by using one of your own MP3's as a ringtone.

  • Video: Analysis: why did Google buy Motorola?

    Google will have access to patents and Motorola a treasure chest of cash, according to an analyst.

  • News: PC Advisor's top five tweets of the week – 18th August 2011

    Twitter has finally calmed down from the London riots and once again firmly turned its attentions to all things tech. Here's PC Advisor's top five tweets of the week.

  • News: iZettle launches card payment app for iPhone

    Startup iZettle has made its payment application available for Swedish iPhone users, and now plans to distribute 2,000 card chip readers, the company said on Thursday.

  • News: 27,000 South Koreans sue Apple over iPhone location-tracking

    Apple is facing legal action from a group of 27,000 South Koreans after it was revealed their iPhones had been storing data about the handset's location.

  • News: Mobile phone FAQs

    Buying a mobile phone can often be a headache. We've answered a few of frequently asked questions to help aid your purchase.

  • News: Mobile phone glossary

    A glossary of terms for mobile phones and smartphones.

  • News: Perth hospital signs with BT for communications, IT services

    The new Fiona Stanley Hospital in Perth, Western Australia, will put communications and sustainability at the forefront of its IT agenda, thanks to an agreement with international services firm, Serco, for facilities management and support services. Serco will partner with BT for the project. Under the contract, BT will install and manage the hospital’s communications infrastructure and run a range of IT services.

  • News: Google wants judge to dismiss four charges in Oracle suit

    Google is hoping to head off some of the complaints Oracle has made against it by asking a California judge for permission to file summary judgment on four issues.

  • News: Ofcom: Smartphones have harder time with weak signals

    Smartphones might not be as good as old-fashioned phone handsets at receiving a mobile signal in areas with indifferent coverage, initial research by telecom regulator Ofcom has suggested.

  • Opinion: Did Microsoft Trick Google Into Buying Motorola?

    The media has been abuzz all week with news and analysis of the Google-Motorola deal. When all of the dust settles on the business logic behind the deal, or its impact on pending Android patent infringement, or what it means for the future of Google TV, the company that gains the most from this new relationship may just be Microsoft.

  • News: 27,000 South Koreans Sue Over iPhone Privacy Violations

    The flap over iPhone location tracking led to some grandstanding in Congress and a few lawsuits by users in the United States over privacy concerns, but now nearly 27,000 South Koreans are suing Apple for privacy violations.

  • Opinion: Droid HD Threatens to Steal Droid Bionic's Thunder

    For months, the Droid Bionic has been Motorola's most anticipated Android phone, but a new contender known as the Droid HD may be about to steal the show.

  • Opinion: iPhone 5 Launch Expected on October 7

    More reports suggest the iPhone 5 will launch in October, with preorders beginning September 30. Backing up a report from TiPB last week, 9 to 5 Mac claims it has independently confirmed Friday, October 7, as the launch date of the iPhone 5. Unlike with the iPad 2, Apple is also rumored to take preorders with the next-generation iPhone at the end of September.



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