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  • News: Facebook 'more important than sex', say students

    A survey by the student offers site StudentBeans has revealed that 11 percent of students rate Facebook as the "most important things in their life at university".

  • News: Microsoft demos next version of Windows Phone

    Microsoft has been demonstrating Mango, its next iteration of the Windows Phone smartphone platform. It will add 500 new features included threaded conversations and the same Internet Explorer 9 browser as on desktop PCs. Phones running the new OS will go onsale this autumn.

  • Opinion: Hold the half-baked hardware

    How much should you pay for a laptop? And how much do you want to fork out? The latter is probably a lot less than the figure you mentally answered in response to my first question, but the correlation between the two is important.

  • News: Windows Phone 7 Mango: First Look at the hot new features

    Tuesday morning, Microsoft took the wraps off "Mango," an update to its Windows Phone 7 platform that includes more than 500 new features designed to improve multitasking, offer more dynamic information and make apps and the OS work together more efficiently.

  • News: T-Mobile doubles 3G wireless network speed

    T-Mobile is determined to get as much mileage out of its HSPA+ network as possible as the carrier has again increased its speed to reach theoretical peaks of 42Mbps.

  • News: Amazon Tablet: Why it's a Big Deal

    Slowly but surely, the Amazon tablet is becoming one of the biggest tech rumors of 2011.

  • News: Square vs. NFC: Battle of the Mobile Payment Systems

    Square unveiled new tools for both merchants and consumers to enable transactions with nothing more than smartphones and tablets. As mobile platform vendors and the credit card industry strive to implement NFC (Near Field Communications) payment systems, how does the Square solution stack up?

  • News: New 'Mango' Windows Phone version integrates apps

    Microsoft on Tuesday unveiled many new features to its Windows Phone software but it left out a few that some people had hoped to see.

  • Opinion: T-Mobile Announces Dramatic Wireless Speed Increases

    T-Mobile today announced that it is doubling the speed of its HSPA+ network to reach theoretical download speeds of 42 megabits per second (Mbps). T-Mobile customers in cities like Los Angeles, Phoenix, Chicago, San Francisco, and Miami (among others) will benefit from the increased speeds and network reliability, the company says.

  • News: 40% of firms have experienced lost or stolen mobile devices

    Four in ten firms have admitted mobile devices containing critical business data have been lost or stolen from the organisations, says McAfee.

  • News: Tap Zoo developer defends apps' data usage

    PocketGems, the developer behind the Tap Zoo mobile app, has slammed claims by Virgin Media Business that the game is one of the most data hungry available today.

  • News: Next iPhone to be 'smaller and thinner', but no e-SIM

    The next iPhone will be smaller and thinner than its predecessor, though Apple has been persuaded not to use an e-SIM system, according to Orange.

  • News: Asustek introducing hybrid phone-tablet device

    Asustek Computer will introduce a new device next week combining the features of a phone and a tablet PC, making it a potential rival to the Dell Streak and possibly heralding more such devices, the company and analysts said on Tuesday.

  • News: MeeGo conference eyes uses beyond phones

    Supporters of the MeeGo open-source platform put tablets, in-car systems and TV in the spotlight at a conference in San Francisco on Monday, saying the technology had broad potential while downplaying its role in smartphones.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Cruising altitude

    Greetings from high above the face of the Earth--37,102 feet, to be exact. It may only be Monday as I wing my way back to the East coast, but that doesn't mean there isn't plenty to talk about, whether it's rumors about the next generation iPhone 5, an exciting real estate investment for Apple, or a surprise visitor at the Apple Store. The remainders for Monday, May 23, 2011 have returned their tray tables and seat backs to the upright, locked position.

  • Opinion: Imaginary Phone Turns Your Hand Into a 'Touchscreen'

    So now that we've all got touchscreen smartphones, what's the future hold for handheld interfaces? If the Hasso-Plattner Institute has anything to say, it's probably something along the lines of use-your-palm-as-an-imaginary-phone.

  • How-Tos: Importing clips into iMovie for iOS

    Old college chum, Steve Adams, struggles with a seeming limitation of iMovie on his iPhone. He writes:

  • Opinion: Rooted Android Devices Blocked From Movie Rentals

    Bad news, hackers: It looks like the honeymoon with Android is over. As Android Central points out, rooted devices are being blocked from renting movies from the Android Marketplace. Rooted devices that attempt to download a movie are pinged with the following message: "Failed to fetch license for [movie title] (error 49)."

  • News: As end to unlimited data nears, Verizon touts Usage Controls

    Verizon Wireless released a new video today reminding customers about Verizon's $5-a-month Usage Control service, which can help parents and others control voice, text and data usage per line.

  • News: Updated Apple Store app adds in-store, BTO options

    It’s not just Apple’s retail stores that underwent a bit of a makeover over the weekend. The company’s Apple Store iPhone app scored a few updates of its own.



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