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  • News: More kids can play computer games than ride bikes

    Young children are more likely to be able to play a computer game than ride a bike, says AVG.

  • News: Lenovo unit to focus on tablets and phones

    Chinese PC-maker Lenovo has setup a new business unit to create tablets and smartphones, two of the hottest emerging areas of the gadget sector.

  • News: Femtocell apps will take advantage of user location

    Femtocells will soon be able to improve home security, personal safety and help integrate smartphones with TVs, laptops and media players, in addition to improving cellular coverage in the home, ABI Research said on Monday.

  • News: Nokia kills Comes with Music service

    Nokia has decided to stop offering its Ovi Music Unlimited service in 27 of the 33 countries where it was offered, the Finnish phone maker said on Monday.

  • News: Google 'working on universal translator'

    An update to Google's Translate app for Android lets you translate a conversation from one language to another. I downloaded it today to test it out, and it is very simple.

  • News: Asus 'to build own Google Android App Store'

    Asus has revealed that because Google is validating Android App Market access only for tablets with phone functionality or for those willing to wait for Google Android Honeycomb, it will follow Toshiba and build its own, proprietary app store for Android.

  • News: Next-generation BlackBerry handsets revealed

    Smartphone website BGR has revealed what it claims are details of the next generation of RIM BlackBerry smartphone handsets. The BlackBerry Dakota is the replacement for the BlackBerry Bold, and BGR is also publishing images of a new Storm - the 'BlackBerry Monaco' - and an updated BlackBerry Curve known as the 'Apollo'. There's also a second generation BlackBerry Torch, imaginatively titled the 'BlackBerry Torch 2'.

  • News: Details: BlackBerry Dakota revealed

    Images and details of the BlackBerry Dakota--the impending flagship smartphone from Research In Motion (RIM)--have emerged. The Dakota is packed with features as RIM struggles desperately to regain lost ground and compete with the Apple iPhone and the rising Android invasion.

  • News: India gets access to consumer BlackBerry messages

    Research In Motion has given mobile carriers in India the ability to intercept email and instant messages from BlackBerry consumer services if requested by the government, according to a customer update from the company.

  • News: Apple releases IOS 4.3 beta for developers

    Apple has released a new beta of iOS to developers.

  • News: Shazam joines forces with Spotify

    Music recognition service Shazam has joined forces with Spotify to ensure users of Shazam's free and paid-for apps can listen to a track they've tagged in full via the Swedish music streaming site.

  • News: Brits lead Europe in mobile eBay shopping

    Brits are more likely to purchase goods using eBay's mobile app than any other European nation, says the online auction site.

  • News: Video highlights from CES 2011: Tablet PCs, 3D TVs and celebrities

    CES 2011 in Las Vegas has just finished in a flurry of 3D TVs, Tablet PCs and celebrity endorsements. Here we bring you video highlights of the best of this year's Consumer Electronics Show.

  • News: T-Mobile: 'data cap applies only to new customers'

    After this week angering customers by slashing smartphone data limits, T-Mobile today backed off saying the lower limit of 500MB per month will apply only to new mobile phone customers and those who upgrade. There's still no word as to what action will be taken when those users break the 500MB cap.

  • News: Mobile broadband subscriptions to hit a billion this year

    The number of mobile broadband subscriptions worldwide looks set to hit one billion this year, says Ericsson.

  • News: Hoax smartphone apps: a security headache in 2011

    Hoax smartphone apps that masquerade as a game or app but actually steal personal information from the handset such as passwords and logins will be one of four internet scams causing problems for Brits in 2011, says Knowthenet.org.uk.

  • News: Sophos: Android a big target of Facebook attacks

    Facebook is a growing attack vector for smartphone malware, says Sophos.

  • News: LG Optimus 2X will be UK's first dual-core smartphone

    UK retailer Expansys is claiming that the LG Optimus 2X - the first dual-core smartphone available - will go on sale in the UK for a mighty £499, on 21 February. It contains an nVidia Tegra 2 dual core Cortex A9 SoC clocked at 1GHz.

  • News: T-Mobile halves data allowance for mobile phone users

    T-Mobile has reduced the data allowance of its mobile phone customers, in most cases reducing the amount of data users can utilise from 1GB to 500MB. Google Android users have also gone down to 500MB, but were previously able to access 3GB of data each month. T-Mobile justified the move by saying it would provide "a better experience for all our customers who use internet on their phone".

  • News: British Library launches app for iPhone, iPad & Android

    You can now enjoy unique and rare items such as the original version of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland with a new app from the British Library.

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