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  • News: Verizon starts Droid 2 upgrade to Gingerbread

    Verizon Wireless Thursday began pushing the Android Gingerbread OS upgrade to users of the popular Droid 2 smartphone.

  • News: Microsoft Accused of Collecting Windows Phone Location Data

    A Windows Phone 7 user has filed a lawsuit against Microsoft, claiming that the software maker collects data from mobile phone users without their knowledge.

  • News: Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac launched

    Parallels has announced a new version of Parallels Desktop for Mac, which lets you run Windows and Mac apps side-by-side on a Mac without having to reboot.

  • News: Samsung Unveils 5.3-Inch Phone, Tablet Crossover

    Samsung did not get the memo when Dell axed its 5-inch phone, because it has introduced its own 5.3-inch smartphone-tablet crossover called the Galaxy Note. The slender Android 2.3 device blurs the line between phones and tablets and comes with a bundled stylus for those who don’t want to use their fingers.

  • News: iPhone 5 prototype lost, police called in

    Police were called in to search for an iPhone 5 prototype lost in a Mexican restaurant, according to reports.

  • News: Samsung Unveils Swappable-Lens and Shape-Shifting Cams

    The past week or so has seen all the big-name camera manufacturers jockeying for position in the holiday camera-sales sweepstakes, and Samsung is the latest company to get in on the game.

  • News: Smartphone Wars Hinge on Undecided Buyers

    The smartphone wars are heating up as 40 percent of mobile device users in the United States now own iPhones, Android devices and BlackBerrys instead of feature phones. Handsets powered by Google's Android OS are still tops among American smartphone owners, taking up 40 percent of the market. The iPhone is a distant second at 28 percent, while BlackBerry has dropped down to 19 percent of the smartphone market in the U.S., according to the latest survey from the Nielsen company.

  • News: Taiwan prepares fund to fight patent war

    A Taiwanese research institute plans to create a multimillion-dollar fund to help local technology firms fend off patent infringement lawsuits in response to the ongoing patent disputes between Taiwan's HTC and Apple.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Supersize me

    It's a mega-giganta-humungo edition today, as we cover everything from Apple losing yet another prototype iPhone, to a neighborly Steve Jobs, to Tim Cook's email habits. Read along with the remainders for Wednesday, August 31, 2011 and help close out August in style.

  • News: Apple reportedly on another lost iPhone scavenger hunt

    Apple is reportedly trying to track down an iPhone prototype lost by a company employee at a San Francisco bar – an incident that sounds an awful lot like the high-profile lost-then-sold iPhone prototype scandal from last spring.

  • News: Photo could show Nokia's first Mango phone, the Nokia 703

    A leaked photo purportedly showing Nokia's first smartphone using Mango, the latest version of the Windows Phone operating system, depicts the handset as a full touchscreen device with no physical buttons on the front.

  • News: Sony Ericsson speeds up the Xperia Arc

    Sony Ericsson will upgrade its Android-based Xperia Arc smartphone with a faster processor, the company announced at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin on Wednesday.

  • News: Panasonic touts 3D Olympics film deal and HD 3D camcorder

    A handshake, but no shaky hand: Panasonic executives shook hands on a deal to broadcast the 2012 Olympics live in 3D, and unveiled the company's HDC-Z10000 3D video camera with image stabilization in a news conference ahead of the Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA) trade show in Berlin on Wednesday.

  • News: Sony Unveils Head-Mounted 3D Display

    Sony plans to launch a head-mounted 3D visor in Japan, with dual OLED panels that are supposed to mimic the experience of watching 3D content in a movie theater.

  • News: Spotify woos iPhone, iPad developers with iOS tool

    Spotify, the much buzzed about digital music streaming service that made its U.S. debut in July is looking to extend its reach even further by releasing a tool for Apple iOS developers.

  • News: Hands-On With Sonys New, Lightweight and Low-Cost E-Reader

    Price and design are the two big components that drive the e-reader market, and until now, Sony was severely dragging its feet in the former. But today that gets rectified with the introduction of the newest Sony Reader Wi-Fi PRS-T1 (in maroon red and white). Priced at $149, Sony's Reader Wi-Fi is a whopping 35 percent cheaper in price from the Touch Edition model it replaces. In addition to the dramatic price drop, Sony has shaved weight off the design to make it the lightest e-reader on the market, by a hair; and, it has consolidated its lineup from three models to just one.

  • News: Apple pulls FT apps from App Store

    Apple has pulled the Financial Times iPhone and iPad apps from the App Store in a row over subscriptions.

  • News: Samsung Galaxy S II for AT&T

    The Samsung Galaxy S II for AT&T feels like a winner in every way: It’s got a gorgeous screen, really zippy performance, and it is so light and slim it makes the iPhone look and feel clunky by comparison, which is quite a feat!

  • News: Samsung Epic 4G Touch for Sprint: First Look

    The Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch for Sprint is an absurdly thin and lightweight Android phone with a gigantic 4.52-inch display. It’s gorgeous, yet compared to the AT&T Galaxy S II version, feels a bit less refined.

  • News: Mozilla Brings Firefox to Android 3.0 Tablets: Sneak Peek

    An upcoming version of Firefox Mobile is being designed to have a more native feel on Android 3.0 tablets, while maintaining Firefox's distinctive look and feel such as the browser's large back button. Giving Firefox users a sneak peek, Mozilla mobile device user experience designer Ian Barlow recently posted some mock-ups for the new Firefox version on his blog. Barlow says Mozilla's designers are hard at work to "make Firefox awesome on tablets" by maintaining the work done on Firefox Mobile targeted for Android phones while taking advantage of a tablet's larger screen real estate.



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