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  • News: Mobile ads to double in 2011, says Gartner

    Many mobile users say they don't like advertising on their smartphones and tablets, but it is having an upsurge, with revenues in 2011 expected to double over last year, according to a new Gartner forecast.

  • News: T-Mobile adds 47 cities to its fastest wireless network

    T-Mobile today announced that it has added 47 cities to its fastest wireless networks, making it available in 102 markets overall.

  • News: Griffin's cable-free Beacon turns iPhone into a remote

    If you’ve ever spent a Saturday watching male figure skating because you couldn’t find the remote, you may welcome the news from Griffin that its Beacon Universal Remote Control for iOS (first demoed at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show) is now available at an Apple Store near you. Griffin's device aims to exploit the fact that while your various remotes always seem to go missing, your iPhone's usually right in your pocket.

  • 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.



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