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  • News: Noted iPhone hacker reportedly jailbreaking iPad 2

    Hackers are facing a tough job in jailbreaking iPad 2 because of the way its new dual-core processor and firmware are protected. One hacker working on the problem has challenged well-known hacker George Hotz to a race.

  • News: Apple wins points for quickly squashing location tracking bugs with iOS 4.3.3

    Apple's quick response to concerns about user location tracking via its iPhones and iPads – in the form of iOS 4.3.3 released Wednesday – is earning the company praise from mobile industry watchers.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Mystery spot

    Has the mystery of the white iPhone's delay been solved? Mayhaps. But the mystery of when the iPhone 5 will arrive is still up in the air, and the iPad is perplexing members of our government. The remainders for Wednesday, May 4, 2011 are a mystery wrapped in a riddle inside an enigma.

  • News: HP Veer 4G smartphone arrives May 15; $100 on AT&T

    AT&T announced today that the tiny HP Veer 4G smartphone will go on sale May 15 for $99.99 with a two-year contract.

  • News: Isis wireless carriers back off separate mobile payment network

    Isis, a consortium of three major U.S. wireless carriers, has reportedly decided to back off plans for a separate mobile payment network and will instead work within traditional systems that include major credit card processors such as Visa and MasterCard for mobile transactions.

  • News: Apple to Retain App Throne, Despite Huge Google Growth

    Apple and its App Store will remain king when it comes to mobile app revenues for years, according to new research that expects the overall paid app market to double by 2014.

  • News: DVD Death Watch: Sales Drop 20 Percent

    DVDs are one step closer to extinction if recent numbers from a Hollywood trade group are any measure. DVD sales in the United States dropped by 20 percent during the first three months of 2011 compared with the same time last year, according to a report by the Digital Entertainment Group. The group blamed the drop on the timing of Easter and a dearth of blockbuster DVD releases in early 2011 compared to four major DVD debuts in early 2010.

  • News: PlayBook security: How RIM aims to keep work and play separate

    One of Research in Motion's biggest challenges in a world of the iPhone and Android has been how to keep its products fun and fresh while maintaining the high level of security its corporate users have come to rely on.

  • News: Smartphone Spying Reality Check

    It sounds like a B-grade movie plot: Millions of smartphone owners are being tracked by their phones. Their mobile apps are eavesdropping on them, too. And information about their whereabouts is being sold to third parties.

  • News: Microsoft-RIM Alliance Is No Easy Boost for BlackBerry Brand

    In a move to secure fraying market share against their bourgeoning competitors, RIM and Microsoft are partnering. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer made a surprise keynote earlier Tuesday at the Blackberry World expo in Orlando, Fla. Microsoft will integrate its Bing search and map application at the device operating system level, he said. "We're going to invest uniquely into the BlackBerry platform."

  • News: Microsoft issues first Windows Phone security update

    Microsoft has released the first security update for Windows Phone 7, replicating for smartphone users a patch the company gave Windows desktop users six weeks ago.

  • News: MLB offers smartphone-only game-streaming subscription

    If you find yourself barnstorming your way across the country, you may lament your inability to catch up with your favorite baseball team. Fortunately, with Major League Baseball’s new MLB.TV Mobile Phone Only subscription, you’ll never be any farther away from the action than your iPhone or iPod touch.

  • News: Comic Life leaps onto the iPad in a single bound

    Plasq on Tuesday released Comic Life for iPad, a new incarnation of its software for turning your digital photos into comics.

  • News: RIM, Microsoft Announce Partnership with Focus on Bing

    BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) and software giant Microsoft on Tuesday announced a new pact under which the two companies will partner to offer a variety of Bing related services to BlackBerry smartphone and PlayBook tablet users. Bing is Microsoft's Web search offering, and it's one of the top three search engines along with Google and Yahoo Search, according to Hitwise.

  • News: First Look at BlackBerry PlayBook Native Email, PIM Apps

    Research In Motion (RIM) showed off the upcoming native e-mail and personal information management (PIM) apps for its BlackBerry PlayBook tablet for the first time this morning, including calendar and contacts, at its annual BlackBerry World Conference in Orlando. And the company says the native PlayBook apps should be available sometime this summer.

  • News: Free Android tethering apps blocked by most carriers

    Verizon Wireless, AT&T and T-Mobile are reportedly blocking access to free phone tethering apps on their wireless networks.

  • News: Microsoft, RIM take on Google in mobile search

    Microsoft's plan to put Bing search and maps in BlackBerry mobile devices by the fall holiday season pits Research in Motion and Microsoft against Google in a massive scramble for mobile search customers.

  • News: Motorola Atrix Android smartphone goes onsale in UK

    Motorola will start selling its new Atrix Android smartphone in the UK from tomorrow, with 420 Orange mobile phone stores initially stocking the Froyo 2.2 handset. Orange will offer the Motorola Atrix for free from £35-a-month with 650MB of data and unlimited text messaging.

  • News: New BlackBerry Bold: The good and the bad

    RIM really tried to strike a balance on its latest smartphone, but still came up short in some important aspects.

  • News: Ballmer surprises with Microsoft-RIM partnership

    Microsoft will invest in the BlackBerry platform from Research in Motion, becoming the default search provider in BlackBerry browsers and maps, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said during a surprise keynote appearance at BlackBerry World.



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