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  • News: Adobe CreatePDF comes to iOS devices

    Ever since the iPhone and iPad began to pop up in workplaces, apps for reading and annotating PDFs have proliferated. Now Adobe--the company responsible for bringing PDFs to the desktop computing masses--has launched Adobe CreatePDF, an app that lets users create such documents on their iOS device.

  • News: CNN acquires iPad news app Zite

    CNN on Tuesday announced that it had acquired Zite, the popular personalized news app for iPad. CNN says that it will run Zite as a standalone, distinct company.

  • News: Samsung, Android top smartphone charts

    Samsung retained the top spot as leading mobile phone manufacturer in the US, boasting over a quarter of all US mobile subscribers. Android grabbed nearly half of the smartphone market in the US.

  • News: CCK defends move to switch off counterfeit phones

    The Communications Commission of Kenya has defended its decision asking mobile operators to switch off counterfeit handsets, citing rising crime and terrorism as the main reasons.

  • News: African nations make push for rural connectivity

    As the demand for effective communication in Africa grows, governments are stepping up efforts to roll out mobile and Internet connectivity to rural areas where the majority of Africans live.

  • News: Sprint's mysterious Oct. 7 event fuels more iPhone, LTE speculation

    Sprint poured more fuel on the iPhone rumor fire Tuesday by announcing a mysterious "strategy update" for press and analysts scheduled for Oct. 7 in New York.

  • News: Americans Favoring Texting Over Talking, Study Says

    Americans are spending more time texting and less time talking on their cellphones, and it may be because networks are riddled with dropped calls and audio issues, according to J.D. Power and Associates’ 2011 Wireless Network Quality Performance Study.

  • News: Android Devices Exposed: 7 Ways to Thwart Hackers

    Take a deep breath. There's a new report out highlighting a huge spike in threats against Google's Android platform. Yes, it's something to be concerned about. But don't freak out or return your cool new Samsung Galaxy Tab.

  • How-Tos: How to share a 3G web connection

    Fed up with a flaky Wi-Fi connection preventing us from getting things done, we explain how to get online via the mobile web

  • How-Tos: How to use internet tethering

    We show you how to tether a Google Android or Apple iPhone smartphone to a laptop.

  • How-Tos: How to speed-test your 3G connection

    If you're considering using a smartphone to get online on the move, check first that your 3G connection speed is up to scratch.

  • News: Windows Phone 7 Hits 30,000 Apps

    Microsoft's Windows Phone has managed to amass 30,000 apps in its Marketplace, despite occupying a mere sliver of the smartphone market.

  • Jawbone unveils Icon HD and The Nerd

    Jawbone on Tuesday announced an updated version of its Icon Bluetooth headset, along with a new USB/Bluetooth dongle called The Nerd.

  • Opinion: App Creates Mobile Cloud for Android, Windows

    Wyse is introducing the concept of a personal cloud--a seamless connection between your mobile device and your PC--with the launch of the latest version of Wyse PocketCloud Pro for Android. The new PocketCloud Pro challenges file syncing and transfer services by providing drag and drop file sharing between Android mobile devices and Windows PCs.

  • News: Samsung backs VMware mobile hypervisor

    Samsung plans to make phones running VMware's mobile hypervisor technology and enterprises may be able to better manage those phones with new software from VMware, the virtualization company is announcing on Tuesday.

  • How-Tos: How to check the free memory on a BlackBerry

    Smartphones all come with internal storage space for users to stash their pictures, videos, music and apps. Many handsets even offer the ability to increase this storage through a Micro SD card, and BlackBerry's are no exception.

  • Feature: The five best free Android apps for smartphone security

    Malware on Google Android smartphones is becoming more and more of a problem for smartphone owners.

  • News: Samsung launches Bada phones with ChatOn service

    Samsung Electronics has introduced three new smartphones based on its own operating system Bada, including the new flagship model Wave 3, which includes a software client for the company's new messaging service ChatOn, Samsung said on Tuesday.

  • News: Samsung to buy webOS, recruits HP exec

    Samsung to buy webOS is the latest rumour to attach itself to the massive news of HP uncoupling itself from both its PC business and mobile strategy.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Cloudy with a chance of snow

    Snow Leopard may be getting support for iCloud, one runner shows his appreciation for Steve Jobs by thinking...different, and this wedding came complete with iPad support. The remainders for Monday, August 29, 2011 are full of pomp and circumstance.


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