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  • Opinion: Turn Dropbox Into a Jukebox for Your iOS Device

    Dropbox--is there anything it can't do? Regular readers know of my fondness for the online storage service, which is fantastic for keeping files in sync across multiple devices and making cloud-based backups. But it turns out Dropbox is also part jukebox, at least when you pair it with BoxyTunes.

  • How-Tos: Personalize Your Android Phone

    I'll admit it: I think the base version of Google's Android platform is a little rough around the edges--especially when compared with the iPhone, which not only "just works," but is beautiful too.

  • News: Ten features that might appear in iOS 5

    iOS 5 may share the stage with Mac OS X Lion during next Monday’s Worldwide Developer Conference keynote, but Apple’s two operating systems arrive at the developer get-together in very different states. The latest Mac OS X update has already gotten its own on-stage preview and seen multiple developer releases come and go. iOS 5, in contrast, remains shrouded in Apple’s customary invisibility cloak. The mobile OS update is what a former government official might call a “known unknown.”

  • News: Adobe: Row with Apple over Flash is over

    Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen has said that his company's row with Apple over the lack of Flash on the iOS platform is 'over'.

  • News: Crutchfield sees benefits from speedy mobile checkout

    Crutchfield, an electronics and auto stereo retailer, has found that the easier a smartphone payment technology is for buyers to use, the greater the number of sales.

  • Opinion: Hack Gets MeeGo Onto Nook Color, Runs Seriously Well

    The Nook Color getting hacked isn't exactly new--there are plenty of Nook Color hacks now, from installing different versions of Android to improving battery life or storage space. It's pretty exciting, then, when someone tests out a totally different OS, that also looks quite impressive on the Barnes & Noble e-reader.

  • Opinion: Third-Party Devices, Easy App Development May Lift webOS

    HP CEO Léo Apotheker made it clear that his won't be the only company to offer smartphones, tablets and other devices based on the webOS platform it acquired when it purchased Palm last year. Speaking at All Things D's D9 conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, California Wednesday, Apotheker suggested that HP would be open to working with both partners and smartphone competitors to ensure the platform gets as broad an audience as possible.

  • News: Orange offering combo iPhone 4 and iPad 2 deals

    If you want to get your hands on an 3G iPad 2 and an iPhone 4 then Orange has got a combined deal on offer at the moment.

  • News: Two sub-$80 Android smartphones coming this June

    Two more sub-$80 Android smartphones will hit the market this month on T-Mobile USA, giving the carrier a way to attract new, young users to two-year service contracts that will help bolster revenues.

  • News: Unique presentation app Idea Flight lands on the iPad

    Condé Nast on Wednesday launched Idea Flight, a new app that aims to give you more control over your business meetings or classroom lectures by letting you dictate the flow of your presentation using your iPad.

  • News: Apple reportedly cracking down on iPad, iPhone giveaways

    Apple reportedly has begun more strictly enforcing its rules against third-parties giving away iPads and iPhones to drum up business, according to a Fortune story.

  • News: Apple cracking down on iPhone and iPad 'giveaways'

    Promotions using iPad and iPhones as bait are coming under closer scrutiny from Apple, according to reports.

  • News: Net-connected gadgets to hit 15 billion by 2015

    The number of gadgets that we connect to the internet will hit 15 billion by 2015, says Cisco.

  • News: Remains of the Day: iCloud, uCloud, we all cloud for iCloud

    Will Apple's iCloud be free as in water? Can OS X hope to combat the malware menace? Is Apple's secret data center merely a front for its nefarious plot to drill into the Earth's core? We raise all of these questions and, frankly, answer none of them in the remainders for Wednesday, June 1, 2011.

  • Opinion: PunkThis: An Android and ARM PC Inside Your SATA Bay

    It's a rare user indeed whose every computing need can be satisfied optimally by a single operating system, which is why there are a growing number of dual-boot -- and even quad-boot -- options out there.

  • News: D9: Google's Schmidt talks Apple partnerships, competition

    This week I'm at the Wall Street Journal's D9 conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. The event features a series of tech luminaries interviewed by Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher, of the Journal's All Things Digital Website. Last night's kick-off interviewee was Eric Schmidt, formerly CEO of Google.

  • News: HTC Sensation 4G Launches June 15

    T-Mobile has announced a June 15 release date for the HTC Sensation 4G, which in terms of raw tech specs will be one of the most powerful Android smartphones available.

  • News: Remote Conductor now available in iPhone version

    Remote Conductor, an app that lets you run your computer from an iPad, is now available for the iPhone as well.

  • News: Developers find a lot to love in Windows Phone 7 Mango

    The Windows Phone 7 Mango release, due this Fall, adds a lot to Microsoft's mobile OS, say a group of enterprise mobile programmers.

  • News: Top security nightmares: Privately owned iPhones, iPads and other mobile devices

    IPhones, iPads and other employee-owned mobile gear are the most risky devices that can be connected to corporate networks, according to a new survey by ISACA, an international user group devoted to providing benchmarks and guidance for technology best practices.



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