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  • News: UK mobile operators join forces on mobile wallet

    Everything Everywhere, O2 and Vodafone plan to create a joint venture in the U.K. that will allow users to pay for goods using NFC-equipped phones, they said on Thursday.

  • News: Top Web sites have an iPad preference

    The top 500 Web sites are catering more to the iPad than they are to Android tablets, according to tests by Blaze Software.

  • News: Nokia loses U.K. patent battle against IPCom

    Nokia is infringing on a patent owned by German company IPCom, the U.K. High Court ruled today. IPCom will be seeking damages and an injunction banning the sale of the Finnish company's 3G phones, it said in a statement.

  • News: iPhone 5 edge-to-edge screen confirmed?

    Has an app developer inadvertently given away the fact that the next-generation iPhone will have an edge-to-edge display?

  • News: GetJar: Rewarding paying users key to Android app success

    If you are a mobile developer and not making any money on your Android applications, don't give up. A good name, focus and offering paying users the right incentives can help, according toa blog post from application store proprietor GetJar.

  • News: Sony launches Qriocity for Android smartphones, not tablets

    If you own an Android phone and you are a subscriber to Sony's cloud-based Qriocity music service on the PlayStation and PC, you're in luck: Sony has just announced the launch of a dedicated Qriocity app for Android smartphones.

  • News: Google prepping an LTE "superphone"?

    While Google's Nexus smartphone series hasn't exactly set the world on fire, the device's next generation could make some serious waves.

  • News: BBC creating iOS app for reporters

    The BBC is creating an iOS app that will allow its reporters to upload photographs and video and even report live from their iPhone.

  • News: How to build your own AirPlay audio system

    I’m a big fan of Apple’s AirPlay technology, which lets you stream audio (and video) from iTunes on your Mac, or from supported apps on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, to AirPlay-enabled devices around your house. In fact, when streaming from iTunes—or from other Mac apps using Airfoil—you can send audio to multiple devices at the same time, making it easy to build a whole-home audio system at a fraction of the cost of similar setups.

  • News: HTC: Gingerbread update for HTC Desire after all

    HTC has announced that the HTC Desire, the phone that put the Android operating system on the map in Australia, will not be updated to the latest 2.3 "Gingerbread" firmware.

  • News: Lookout Safe Browsing Keeps Android Safe From Phishing

    If you own a smartphone, you probably do quite a bit of web browsing on it. But how many times have you actually checked to see whether the links you click on are safe or not? Believe it or not, your smartphone is prone to phishing scams, malicious sites and drive-by downloads, just like your PC. Luckily, Lookout Mobile Security has your back with its new Safe Browsing feature.

  • News: Airline picks NFC stickers over phones for new service

    Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) will allow its most frequent flyers to check in using NFC-compatible stickers, the company said on Tuesday.

  • News: Smartphones and tablets create huge corporate security challenge

    Adapting security and management for the new generation of mobile devices -- everything from the Apple iPhone and iPad to Google Android devices to name a few -- is turning out to be a huge corporate challenge.

  • News: LightSquared report due amid criticism

    Mobile startup LightSquared may go from the frying pan to the fire on Wednesday when it releases a report on potential interference between its planned network and GPS.

  • News: Garmin acquires navigation rival Navigon

    If you can't beat 'em, acquire 'em. Garmin, maker of personal navigation devices, has snapped up its Germany-based competitor Navigon. The companies won't say how much money is changing hands in the deal, which was completed through a Garmin subsidiary.

  • News: Apple sells unlocked iPhones in U.S. for first time

    Apple today started selling unlocked iPhones in the U.S. for hundreds more than the usual subsidized price that AT&T and Verizon customers pay.

  • News: Verizon adds 19 more cities to its LTE network

    Verizon Wireless announced 19 more cities that will get its faster LTE wireless network service starting Thursday, bringing the total to 74 metropolitan areas.

  • News: Top 10 iPhone Passcodes Revealed

    There are 10,000 possible passcodes for an iPhone, yet 15 percent of users have one of the 10 most popular codes, according to app developer Daniel Amitay, whose Big Brother Camera Security app records anonymous passcode data from users.

  • News: Amazon's Rumored Tablet May Feature Movie Streaming

    New details on Amazon's rumored Android tablet suggest the online retailer is looking to offer a bundled movie streaming service, possibly for free. Amazon is widely expected to release a branded tablet this year, and the company is now trying to differentiate itself in the increasingly crowded tablet market by tying it to its own content services.

  • News: Apple begins selling unlocked iPhone 4 to U.S. customers

    Apple on Tuesday began selling an unlocked version of the GSM iPhone 4 to U.S. customers. Until now, Apple's only sold carrier-locked iPhones here, with separate AT&T and Verizon editions of the handset.



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