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  • Opinion: Where to Watch the Last Space Shuttle Launch Online

    We're at the end of an era as the space shuttle Atlantis is set to make the final shuttle voyage to the International Space Station this weekend. NASA officials hope the launch will take off on schedule at 11:24 EDT on Friday morning but bad weather may force the launch window to roll over to Sunday.

  • News: Oracle win would strain Android growth

    Will handset makers maintain their dedication to Android if they have to pay to license it? That's the question experts following Google's battle with Oracle are asking, and some of them think the answer is no.

  • Opinion: G Data gets upwardly mobile

    It’s a competitive market in the world of Windows security software. But that hasn’t deterred virus specialist G Data from making a new push beyond its home German market to these shores.

  • News: Apple trumpets 15 billion App Store downloads

    Apple today said customers have downloaded more than 15 billion iPhone and iPad apps from its App Store in the three years since the e-mart's debut.

  • News: Motorola Droid 3 Roars in with New Features

    Motorola's back with the phone that put Android on the map. The Motorola Droid 3, a high-end smartphone with a physical keyboard, is available now from Verizon Wireless for $200.

  • Opinion: iPhone 5 Rumor Rundown

    In previous years, we would know what to expect in the next iPhone by now, because we would have already seen it onstage at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference. But that's not the way it went this year, so we're left guessing and hanging around the rumor mill, trying to piece together an image of the iPhone 5, 4GS, or whatever they're going to call it. Here's a rundown of what we've heard so far:

  • Acer C110 Travel Series USB-powered projector launches

    Acer has announced a new model in its Travel Series range of pico projectors. The C110 will cost £199 and will go onsale in the UK this August. The 50 Ansi lumens projector weighs 175g and measures a mere 110x85x25mm.

  • News: SAP: No change at the top as board extends CEO contracts

    SAP announced Thursday that its supervisory board has extended the contracts of co-CEOs Jim Hagemann Snabe and Bill McDermott until June 30, 2017, in a move that could give customers confidence that the company remains committed long-term to its strategies for mobile computing, analytics and SaaS (software as a service).

  • Opinion: Apple iPad, Day 6: iOS Multitasking

    Desktop operating systems have been multitasking in one way or another for decades. In order for the iPad to fill the shoes of a notebook PC and act as the primary computing platform, it needs to be able to multitask as well. Apple's implementation of multitasking in iOS is not full, or true multitasking, though, so it begs the question of whether it is truly up for the task.

  • News: App Store tops 15 billion downloads in three years

    Apple on Thursday announced that more than 15 billion apps have been downloaded from the iOS App Store. According to Apple, more than 200 million iOS device users have installed those billions of apps from the store’s selection of 425,000 apps—including 100,000 native iPad apps.

  • News: Apple's App Store Tops 15 Billion Downloads

    It's chest-beating season in the download race between Apple's App Store and the Android Market. In the latest dose of braggadocio, Apple said in a press release Thursday that it reached the 15 billion mark for total app downloads from the iTunes App Store.

  • How-Tos: 6 ways to take better photos on a Google Android device

    How to improve the quality of photos you take on your smartphone or tablet camera.

  • News: iPhone, iPad jailbreak code could be utilised by hackers

    A website that shows iPhone and iPad users how to jailbreak their devices, so they can run unauthorised apps, could help hackers exploit a vulnerability in the iOS software, says Sophos.

  • News: Apple loses bid to stop Amazon using 'App Store'

    Apple has lost a legal bid to stop Amazon using the phrase 'App Store' to describe an online download store offering software for devices running Google Android.

  • News: Apple denied injunction on Amazon's use of Appstore

    A California court denied Apple's motion for a preliminary injunction on Amazon.com's use of the term "Appstore" in a trademark infringement case on Wednesday.

  • News: Thinner, lighter next-gen iPhones on the way?

    Apple has placed orders for components that will be used in the next-generation iPhones, according to a report.

  • Ubuntu One Files for Android lets you access photos anywhere

    Use Ubuntu One Files for Android to back up and share photos from your smartphone, and view images stored on your PC.

  • News: Talking mobile with Michael Gartenberg

    The world of mobile moves ridiculously quickly. How to keep up with all the developments going on in the world of tablets and smartphones? You invite Gartner analyst Michael Gartenberg on the Macworld Podcast to give you an overview of all the latest mobile news.

  • News: Apple files ITC complaint against Samsung

    One good legal action deserves another. Bloomberg reports that Apple has filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), seeking to block the imports of tablets and smartphones made by Samsung. The move comes a week after Samsung filed a similar complaint, attempting to block the import of Apple's mobile electronics devices.

  • How-Tos: 6 tips to help you organise photos on an Android device

    Taking pictures is pointless unless you look at them later. That in turn means organising your photos so you can quickly view the ones you want. Tags make relatively light work of this organisational process and mean items you later want to retrieve can be found more easily. Naming photos as you go is good practice, but not every app you may use on your Android device will allow you to do so. Transferring shots to a PC for tagging can be easier.



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