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  • News: Judge: E-mail in Oracle-Google case will remain public

    The judge overseeing the lawsuit Oracle filed over the Android mobile OS has denied Google's attempt to get a potentially damaging e-mail redacted.

  • Opinion: AT&T Vacation Blackout Hints of iPhone 5 in September

    Another day, another iPhone 5 launch rumor. AT&T is allegedly denying vacation requests for its employees in the last two weeks of September because of an "event blackout" that could potentially be the release of the next iPhone.

  • Opinion: Smartphone Vs. Digicam

    Spiderowych asked the Digital Cameras & Camcorders forum a simple question: Will the mobile phone ever replace the digital camera?

  • Opinion: AT&T Data Throttling Is Just a Political Stunt

    AT&T has confirmed that it will start throttling download speeds for unlimited data accounts. The move impacts relatively few users, and may be more political than technical, but it also begs the question "who is going to keep any eye on AT&T to make sure they measure usage accurately and don't abuse the throttling?"

  • Opinion: AT&T Confirms Data Throttling Coming October 1

    Looks like the rumors reported earlier this week by 9 to 5 Mac were true. AT&T announced Friday that it will start throttling data speeds to manage the network's top data hogs. But, that may not be a bad thing.

  • News: Trick or treat: Apple iPhone 5 coming in October?

    Apple’s iPhone 5 has been the subject of scads of rumors, with some focused on a bigger screen, others on fewer buttons and still others on facial recognition. But the one thing all the rumormongers seemed to agree on of late was that the next great smartphone would emerge in September.

  • News: Apple patches iOS security certificate flaw for iPhones, iPads

    The latest iOS update corrects a security flaw in how Apple's mobile OS handled security certificates. Without it, hackers can create their own certifcates, opening iPhone and iPad sessions to capture and decryption.

  • News: Nokia seeks apps, ideas for next billion

    Applications for the Nokia Series 40 feature phones (Nokia Java phones) are expected to increase, both locally and internationally as a result of the "Nokia Create 4 Millions" challenge.

  • News: Can We Avoid the Mobile Bandwidth Drought?

    We've all experienced it on our smartphones: long waits for buffering videos, apps that hiccup when your Net connection cuts out, and webpages that take forever to load. According to experts, what we are experiencing are hints of an impending wireless broadband drought.

  • How-Tos: Tips for taking great smartphone photos

    You probably don't carry your fancy-pants DSLR camera with you all the time, but your smartphone--along with its built-in camera--is in your pocket everywhere you go. That's why these days the most popular camera used to upload photos to Flickr isn't a camera at all, but the iPhone.

  • Opinion: Rumors of Sept. iPhone 5 Launch Now Shift to Oct.

    If you were holding out for an iPhone 5 launch in September, you might be disappointed. A report from All Things D's John Paczkowski claims earlier rumors that the iPhone 5 will be unveiled in mid-September are bogus, quoting instead "sources with knowledge of the situation" saying the next-generation iPhone will be an October surprise.

  • News: Nokia drops letters for phone names, goes to just numbers

    Nokia has decided that its one-letter naming convention plus a model number for its phones isn't keeping up with the times. The Finnish phone maker said in a blog post on Monday that it will now use just numbers, calling its latest smartphone the "500."

  • How-Tos: How to download and install apps on a BlackBerry

    If you’ve got a BlackBerry device, then one of the best features you’ll want to utilise, is the ability to download apps to your handset.

  • How-Tos: How to take a screen grab on an Apple iPhone

    Initially taking a screen grab from your mobile phone might seem a bit pointless. But if you're having problems with your phone, or you're unsure how to do something on your handset, it's a great way of 'explaining' what you can see. It's a relatively simple process on Apple's iPhone and it doesn't require any extra software. Here's how

  • News: Black Hat roundup: Let the electric-shock craziness begin

    Ready to power on next week, the annual Black Hat Conference in Las Vegas promises to be the high-voltage event it has been in the past where security experts tear apart any naïve hope that there's really anything secure at all that was ever made by the high-tech industry.

  • Opinion: iPhone Aftermarket Emerges as Updates Loom

    Yearning for the next iPhone but unsure what to do with your current, soon-to-be-outdated model? Not to worry -- plenty of gadget buyback options are available to give you enough cash to pay an early termination fee or snatch up that new, shiny iPhone you desire.

  • News: The Week in iPad Cases: Marching on

    The iPad 2 has been on the market for a nearly five months, but the flood of new cases hasn't stopped. Which is good for us, and you, because it means yet another iPad case roundup.

  • How-Tos: Travel Smart: The Best Tech Gear for the Road

    Editor's note: Former computer security consultant Anil Polat has set a goal of traveling the world indefinitely, while blogging about his tech-fueled experiences at foxnomad.com. Given his on-the-go lifestyle, Polat has strong feelings about what to look for in digital tagalongs. Here's what he recommends.

  • News: iPhone 5 sighting claimed

    A San Francisco resident has captured images of what he claims is an Apple employee using an iPhone 5.

  • News: iPhone Remedies Communication Woes at Texas Hospital

    At Texas Children's Hospital (TCH), communication can be a matter of life and death. But with nurses spending more time at bedsides than behind workstations, the Houston-based healthcare facility was struggling "to drive effective communication between nurses, physicians and providers of care," says Myra Davis, vice president of information services at TCH. To cure its communication ailments, TCH turned to a wildly popular consumer device: the Apple iPhone.



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