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  • News: Samsung upgrades Galaxy Ace with more memory, faster processor

    Samsung Electronics has launched the Android-based Galaxy Ace Plus, which has more memory, a faster processor and a slightly larger screen compared to its predecessor, the company said on Thursday.

  • News: Nokia: Phone charging using solar power comes with many challenges

    Charging a mobile phone by simply using a solar charging panel on the back cover is possible but challenging, Nokia has concluded after ending a research project on the subject.

  • News: Mobility, cloud, analytics to reshape IT in 2012

    Gartner says global IT spending growth will be essentially flat in 2012. IDC is more bullish, estimating 6.9% growth, driven by investments in smartphones, media tablets, mobile networks, social networking, and big data analytics.

  • News: Apple's 8th day of Christmas gift is - free music

    Today's 12 Days of Christmas offer is the single 'Gotta Be You' by One Direction, runners up in the seventh series of X Factor. The single was first released on 11 November 2011.

  • News: Edit your Christmas pics with Snapseed, free today

    Apple's giveaway for the seventh day of Christmas is Snapseed from Nik Software. Edit your photos.

  • News: Get ready to party with Apple's New Year's Eve free music download

    Download today's free track on iTunes

  • News: Google Pulls 'Official' Siri App from Android Market

    Google has reportedly yanked an app masquerading as Siri, Apple's voice command personal assistant software, from the Android marketplace.

  • News: 2012 Tech Outlook: A Look at What's Ahead

    The new year promises we'll see a tech revolution, from smartphones capable of making payments to printers handling Web and e-mail printing with greater ease to the launch of the Windows 8 operating system. Laptops, cameras, and the components in our devices will also improve (supposedly) by leaps and bounds. Here's a rundown of what to expect in 2012.

  • News: Siri Knock-Offs Invade Android Market

    Apple has no plans to bring Siri to other platforms, but that's not stopping some Android app developers from ripping off the product, right down to the icons and sound effects.

  • News: Qbo Meets Qbo; Robot Flirtation Commences

    Last time we saw Qbo, it all about the little robot that could "recognize" itself in the mirror in an experiment by the Corpra scientists. As promised, in the team's next step for their robot-consciousness experiments, they've brought together two Qbos that can recognize each other and have a little conversation.

  • News: 2011's top stories: iPhone 5

    This year Macworld readers wanted to know about the secret details of the iPhone 5, which we know now, was in fact iPhone 4S. From lost prototypes, to leaked specifications, the internet was awash with on-going speculations of what the iPhone 5 would look like and what it would be able to do.

  • News: CMOS Is Winning the Camera Sensor Battle, and Here's Why

    Camera-equipped cell phones and digital cameras are packing in abundant video-capture options and in-camera extras, thanks to image sensors that consume less power while delivering high performance and advanced features.

  • News: When Will LG's 84-Inch 4K TV Go Mainstream? Maybe Never

    Higher TV resolution is always better, right? Not if your television screen is too tiny to do justice to the millions of pixels at your disposal, and if "high speed" Internet bandwidth is too slow to deliver said resolution to the average consumer.

  • News: 2011 in review: The year in iOS

    In 2011, as in 2010, iOS received a lot of attention from Apple. Apple introduced significant updates to its flagship iOS devices--the iPad and the iPhone. It added a new buying option to the App Store, perhaps rescuing the magazine industry in the process. It premiered an insanely powerful and brilliantly designed piece of software that proved unequivocally that iOS devices aren't just for consumption. And, of course, the company unveiled a significant upgrade to its touch-based operating system itself. And then a not-so-tiny upstart named Amazon tried to leap into the tablet computing fray, too.

  • News: 2011's top stories: iPhone 4S

    When the launch date of the iPhone 5 arrived, the world held its breath and watched, as the fifth generation iPhone was in fact revealed to be the 4S. Our Live Feed of Apple's, "Let's Talk iPhone" event, on 4 October, was one of the most read stories here this year.

  • News: BYOD: You ain't seen nothing yet

    Some IT trends move fast -- way fast. BYOD, the "bring your own device" phenomenon that raised its head in late 2009, is one of them. Like Internet and email, it caught on with users faster than IT and corporate risk management expected. In 2010, businesses were asking the question "Who should own your smartphones?" Today, that question is moot -- more than half of companies let employees use their own smartphones at work, along with tablets. It's amazing how quickly BYOD became mainstream -- it took about 18 months.

  • News: Tech Trends You'll See in 2012

    We're living in an exciting time in technology: From consumer products such as phones and tablets to the way your home computer accesses the Internet, everything is changing, and mostly for the better. We predict that next year the following ten developments will change the way you interact with the digital world.

  • News: World’s Largest OLED HDTV Is Coming at CES 2012

    OLED HDTVs might finally be practical: LG plans to introduce the “world’s largest” OLED HDTV that the company says can easily outpace any LCD panel while remaining affordable. The screen comes in at 55 inches and is only 5 mm thin. Unlike LCDs, OLEDs don't require a backlight (since they produce their own light), which is what allows this new TV to be so thin.

  • News: Apple iOS, Google Android new device activations skyrocket

    Activations of new iOS and Android devices soared on Christmas Day, jumping by 142% over the same day last year, a Web metrics company said.

  • News: US holiday online spending up 15 percent to $35.3 billion, comScore says

    Online spending so far this holiday season in the U.S. was 15 percent higher than last year, rising to US$35.3 billion, according to figures released Wednesday by comScore.



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