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  • News: Analysts: Nokia still has a mountain to climb

    Getting two Windows Phone-based smartphones ready for Nokia World was quite an accomplishment for the phone maker, but it still must overcome many challenges to turn around its smartphone business, according to analysts.

  • News: Delete Steve Jobs iBook and download new version, customers told

    Some customers who have bought Walter Isaacson's biography of Steve Jobs have received emails asking them to delete the original and download a new version.

  • News: The Week in iOS Accessories: Open the pod bay doors, Siri

    We've so quickly grown accustomed to the magic of iOS devices that we're surprised when a device comes along to remind us that iPhones and iPads used to be the stuff of science fiction. We've got a classic movie reference and more in this week's roundup of accessories.

  • News: Nokia's Windows Phone bet: The first smartphones unveiled

    Nokia has revealed the smartphones that it hopes will lead to the company's resurrection as the world's leading mobile vendor. Last February, under the leadership of a new CEO who hailed from Microsoft, Nokia gave up its losing strategy of creating its own mobile operating system to compete with Apple's iOS and Google's Android and said it would instead adopt Windows Phone 7, Microsoft's late entry into the mobile market. The decision was controversial, as the Windows Phone 7 mobile operating system garnered poor reviews when it debuted in fall 2010 and has not gained more than a few percentage points of market share since.

  • News: Verizon kicks off online orders for Droid Razr on Thursday

    Online orders for the $299.99 Droid Razr start Thursday, and Verizon Wireless promised the devices ordered online will ship no later than Nov. 10.

  • News: Bend the Rules: Sync Android With iTunes, Text on PC, Keep E-Books Longer

    It's not uncommon to have iOS and Android users living under the same roof. Indeed, perhaps you've been an iPod owner for many users, but recently decided to pick up an Android-powered smartphone or tablet. Now the question becomes, how do you sync your iTunes music and playlists with your Android device?

  • News: Have a Nexus S? Get Your Hands on Ice Cream Sandwich Now!

    Android users are (somewhat) patiently waiting for the release of Android 4.0, but some developers couldn’t wait. Android Central’s Beezy, aka Drew Garen, put together a ROM of Ice Cream Sandwich for the Nexus S and posted all the info you need to get it over on Android Central.

  • News: Nokia Lumia 800 and 710: What You Need To Know

    Nokia officially unveiled on Wednesday what company CEO Stephen Elop called "the first real Windows Phone," the Nokia Lumia 800 and its lower-end cousin, Lumia 710. The 800's design is very similar (some might say a carbon copy) to the critically-acclaimed MeeGo-based Nokia N9. The N9 was also mourned by reviewers since it was Nokia's first and last MeeGo phone, and a device that never shipped in the U.S. Nokia said the Lumia 800 will start shipping in Europe in November for about $580. The 710 will cost about $375 and will first ship to Hong Kong, India, Russia, Singapore and Taiwan before the end of the year.

  • News: Smartphone on a budget: Samsung Exhibit II 4G set for sale

    The Samsung Exhibit II 4G smartphone is slated to go on sale Thursday for $29.99 after rebate and a two-year agreement with T-Mobile USA.

  • News: RIM delays BlackBerry tablet OS to February 2012

    A week after promising the PlayBook OS 2.0 to developers in October, RIM cites quality issues and says it will drop a key feature

  • News: iPad 3 with smaller dock connector coming in March 2012 - report

    A report from Japan suggests that the iPad 3 will come out in March 2012 and have a smaller dock connector than its predecessors.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Attributable to human error

    Renewed rumors over Apple's mythical TV, pesky iPads draining hotel Wi-Fi, and a rather sinister-looking docking station for your iPhone 4S: The remainders for Tuesday, October 25, 2011 are putting themselves to the fullest possible use.

  • News: JetBrains adds IDE for Apple iOS, Mac OS X development

    Developers can build Objective-C apps and deliver Xcode-compliant projects, keeping them on the right side of Apple's development restrictions

  • News: A BlackBerry user's first impressions of his new iPhone 4S

    I've been a BlackBerry user for years but finally decided I needed a device that provided a better Web browsing experience so just made the leap to an Apple iPhone 4S and thought I'd share some impressions.

  • News: Chinese competition pushes Zambian mobile plant to brink of closure

    Zambia's only mobile phone manufacturing company, M-mobile Telecommunications (M-Tech), is on the brink of closure as it faces growing competition from China.

  • News: Apple TV set project 'being led by iTunes creator'

    Apple's plans to create an internet-connected television set are being led by the man who created iTunes, according to a report.

  • News: ViewSonic Debuts 7-Inch Android Tablet Selling for $200

    ViewSonic has unveiled the ViewPad 7e, a 7-inch Android tablet that retails for $200. The company is touting the tablet as a content consumption device that’s great for surfing, reading and mobile entertainment.

  • News: Hacking Apple's Siri: Not So Easy

    Hackers looking to port Apple's Siri digital assistant to iOS devices other than the iPhone 4S claim to have a rudimentary version of Siri running on the original iPad. Twitter user Jackoplane recently posted screenshots online showing Siri fully integrated into the iPad's operating system. The only problems is Siri can't do much on the iPad right now since most of Siri's processing takes place on Apple servers. Similar to the version of Siri on the iPhone 4 that hacker Steve Troughton-Smith had up and running earlier in October, the iPad doesn't appear to be able to interface with Apple's servers.

  • News: Android Overtakes iOS in App Downloads

    The Android operating system now leads in total app downloads, another benchmark in the race to dominate the smartphone market, according to ABI Research.

  • News: New Service Connects BlackBerry to Office 365

    BlackBerry smartphones are a staple of mobile communications for many businesses, but some of the key productivity features have not been available to small and medium businesses. RIM is solving that, though, with the introduction of BlackBerry Cloud Services for Microsoft Office 365.



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