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  • News: Minecraft Pocket Edition Hits Android App Store

    So, Minecraft. Or more specifically, Minecraft in your pocket: the long awaited (since it was announced at the end of May, at least) Minecraft Pocket Edition is now up for grabs -- provided you've got $6.99 to spare, and you're one of the folks who picked up Sony's Xperia Play.

  • News: Samsung tablet ban lifted in all EU countries but Germany

    Samsung is again free to sell its Android-based Galaxy Tab 10.1 in all European Union countries except for Germany, after a court in Düsseldorf changed its injunction enacted last week.

  • News: Motorola workers likely thrilled by Google's buy

    A survey of employees at Google and Motorola finds higher level of job satisfaction at Google. Page gets high marks, Motorola's Jha much lower.

  • News: Motorola Purchase Changes Nothing and Everything for Android

    Google shook the mobile and tech industries on Monday morning with the news that it has agreed to purchase Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion. The move is seen primarily as a play to acquire Motorola's formidable patent catalog, but it may not be enough to protect Android against ongoing patent litigation which raises some question about what the underlying strategy might really be.

  • News: Motorola Photon 4G Gets Big Price Cut to $99 at 'The Shack'

    Sprint only launched its latest 4G smartphone, the Motorola Photon 4G, a week ago for $199.99 (with a two-year contract), but the price has already been cut.

  • News: Mobile World Congress to focus on advertising, marketing

    In February, the mobile industry will once again head to Barcelona for Mobile World Congress (MWC), which will feature a new section focusing on different aspects of mobile marketing, show organizer GSM Association (GSMA) said on Tuesday.

  • News: HTC to triple store numbers in China

    Taiwanese smartphone vendor HTC plans on tripling its retail outlets in mainland China by the end of the year, bringing store numbers from 650 to 2,000.

  • News: Kingston launches portable storage device for iPad and iPhone

    Kingston has announced the Wi-Drive, a portable storage drive for iOS devices.

  • News: Apple ups iPhone orders for second half of 2011

    Apple has ordered more than 56 million iPhones - the 3GS, the iPhone 4 and iPhone 5 - from suppliers for the second half of 2011, a report claims.

  • News: Google still trying to remove damning e-mail from court case

    Google continues to argue that a damning e-mail in its battle with Oracle shouldn't be shown to jurors because it was confidential and intended to be privileged communication with an attorney.

  • News: 5 Questions About Google's Motorola Buy

    Google has agreed to acquire Motorola Mobility to "supercharge the Android ecosystem" and protect Android against aggressive patent litigation from competitors such as Apple and Microsoft, according to company CEO Larry Page. If the deal meets regulatory approval, the search giant will own one of its closest Android partners for a sale price around $12.5 billion. Google said Android will remain an open platform and that Motorola will be run as a separate business. Motorola has produced many high profile Android devices such as the Motorola Droid, Cliq, Atrix 4G and the recent Motorola Xoom tablet.

  • News: McAfee Expands Mobile Security Offering to iPhone Consumers

    Losing a smartphone is an event that sends shivers down the spine of every mobile user. That's one of the reasons that McAfee, an Intel company and major maker of security software, developed its WaveSecure app. Up to now, though, only Android users could take advantage of the security offered by the program, Today, however, that protection has been extended to Apple iPhone consumers, too.

  • News: The Week in iOS Accessories: Come fly with me!

    Whether you want to fly through the air, sit on your couch, or simply be productive, this week's roundup of iOS accessories has you covered. Here's what's on our radar this week:

  • News: Google buys Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion

    Google on Tuesday announced that it would acquire Motorola Mobility for a cool $12.5 billion in cash. As the Wall Street Journal reports, the acquisition should finally afford Google the sort of mobile-focused patent portfolio the search giant has longed for. According to Google, Motorola Mobility will continue to operate as a separate business.

  • News: RIM Attracts SMBs with BlackBerry Management Center

    Small businesses need simple, cost effective tools to help manage mobile devices, and RIM needs to expand beyond its traditional enterprise customer base. RIM is hoping to address both of those issues at once by appealing to small business customers with BlackBerry Management Center.

  • News: Google buys Motorola Mobility for US$12.5 billion

    Google has entered into an agreement to acquire the mobile phone maker Motorola Mobility for about US$12.5 billion, the company said on Monday.

  • News: Tips and tricks for protecting Android devices

    Android doesn't rival BlackBerry when it comes to security and enterprise support. But Android devices can still be reasonably secure. Here are some tips to help you protect your investment, privacy, and data.

  • News: Nokia to bring Windows Phone 7 devices to China Mobile

    Nokia plans on launching Windows Phone 7 handsets through China's largest mobile phone carrier as the handset maker tries to fend off competition from Android devices and Apple's iPhone.

  • News: MediaTek to trial 4G LTE TDD phone in China soon

    Taiwanese chipset vendor MediaTek has developed a handset for use on China's upcoming fourth-generation (4G) mobile technology known as LTE TDD, according to a company spokeswoman.

  • News: RIM launches smartphone management for small businesses

    Research In Motion launched a free online service for small businesses to help them centrally manage BlackBerry smartphones in the cloud, providing protection for business content saved on the devices.



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