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  • Opinion: Is All Mobile Technology in the Car Dangerous?

    Luxury carmaker BMW is launching a nationwide campaign to build awareness about the hazards associated with driver distraction, and especially the dangers of texting while behind the wheel.

  • News: iPhone 4S in advanced testing on Sprint, reports say

    Sprint is in advanced testing of an iPhone, possibly for sale this fall, that would run at first on a 3G wireless network rather than Sprint's faster WiMax, according to recent reports.

  • News: Apple slams Amazon's Android e-store as 'inferior'

    Apple this week called Amazon's Appstore for Android "inferior" as it urged a federal court to block the online retailer from using the term "appstore," court documents show.

  • News: Airtel joins Africa's mobile money fray

    As stiff competition eats into voice revenue for Africa's mobile operators, Bharti Airtel has moved to provide banking services in a bid to increase revenue.

  • News: First Look: iOS 5 Reminders

    It’s understandable if you’ve barely given more than the briefest of attention to Apple’s newly-announced Reminders app for iOS 5. After all, it was just one of the ten tantalizing iOS 5 features Apple vice president Scott Forstall unveiled during the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote on Monday, and a new to-do list app seems decidedly less sexy than, say, the new notifications system.

  • News: China gets upper hand in African mobile scramble

    Huawei on Monday morning announced a memorandum of understanding with 3 Kenyan Universities. At the event,Li Da Feng, president Eastern and Southern Africa at Huawei remarked that Huawei was now the second largest telecom supplier by revenue in the world, after Ericsson. 2010 saw Ericsson make USD 32.72 billion in revenues while Huawei made US$8 billion.

  • News: The New Nook has a Secret Web Browser

    Now that the new Nook from Barnes and Noble has hit the streets users have discovered the device has some hidden web potential. It seems that just typing a URL into the Nook's search bar pulls up the site in the ebook reader's previously undocumented web-browser. Of course the e-ink display doesn't make for the best screen for a browser as this video from The ebook Reader shows, but it's still an exciting sign of things to come on the Nook.

  • Opinion: Did Apple Steal a College Kid's Wi-Fi Sync App?

    Wireless syncing between both the iPhone and iPad and the program iTunes (on PCs) is finally rolling out to iDevices as part of the new iOS 5. Users will now be able to sync their iTunes libraries with their iDevice using a shared Wi-Fi network--no cord necessary. But this new iOS features is curiously similar to an old Cydia app by the name of Wi-Fi Sync. So similar, in fact, that one college student and Cydia app developer thinks Apple ripped off his app--name, icon, and all.

  • News: Apple moves to intervene in lawsuit against developers

    Apple has filed a motion to intervene in Lodsys’s lawsuit against seven developers. As first reported by anti-patent crusader Florian Mueller on his blog, Apple’s filing already includes its answer to Lodsys’s complaint, and its own counterclaim—should the court approve Apple’s initial intervention motion.

  • News: Microsoft hopes to draw Android developers to Windows Phone

    Microsoft is trying to woo Android application developers, offering them help in porting applications to Windows Phone.

  • Video: Sprint and Motorola launch Photon 4G Android mobile

    The first Android phone from Motorola running nVidia's dual-core Tegra 2 chip has been unveiled. The Photon 4G is Motorola's first WiMAX-capable handset, and and its first 4G device for Sprint

  • Sony Ericsson launches two phones via Facebook

    Sony Ericsson this week revealed two new phones exclusively on its Facebook page - the Sony Ericsson Mix Walkman and the Sony Ericsson txt pro.

  • News: No iTunes in the Cloud launch in UK this year

    iTunes in iCloud could be six months away or more for customers in the UK, according to a report.

  • News: Apple Premium Retail Store to open in Shrewsbury

    Shoppers in Shrewsbury will soon be able to get their hands on Apple products in a new store in the the Upper Mall of the Darwin Centre.

  • News: O2: 'Ofcom's state aid 4G auction is illegal'

    O2 this week slammed Ofcom's upcoming 4G spectrum auction, describing the method of selling off the spectrum to mobile operators as 'state aid' that is 'illegal under EU law'.

  • News: Father's day gift guide

    It's that time of year again, and no we don't mean summer. It's Father's Day on June 17, the one day of the year when you thank your Papa for all the help he's given you over the past year.

  • News: Doxo adds iPhone client for digital billing, storage service

    The Doxo online storage service launched last year with the idea of cutting down on paper clutter by providing a digital file cabinet for storing bills, receipts, and other documents. On Thursday, Doxo added an iPhone app that lets users access those digital records when they're out and about.

  • News: Cheaper Windows phones key to Nokia's turnaround

    Nokia CEO Stephen Elop used his keynote at the Open Mobile Summit in London Thursday to explain, again, why the company chose the Windows Phone OS for its smartphones and insisted during a question-and-answer session that, despite persistent rumors to the contrary, the company is not for sale.

  • News: Google, Samsung and Sprint probe Nexus S problems

    Sprint, Samsung and Google are investigating customer complaints about problems with Nexus S smartphone connections and the deletion of photos taken with the devices.

  • News: 1B smartphones to ship in 2015, IDC says

    Nearly 1 billion smartphones will be shipped globally in 2015, almost double the amount for all of 2011, as millions of people seek out the more powerful mobile phones that are dropping in average price.



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