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  • News: Cheaper Windows phones key to Nokia's turnaround

    Nokia CEO Stephen Elop used his keynote at the Open Mobile Summit in London Thursday to explain, again, why the company chose the Windows Phone OS for its smartphones and insisted during a question-and-answer session that, despite persistent rumors to the contrary, the company is not for sale.

  • News: Google, Samsung and Sprint probe Nexus S problems

    Sprint, Samsung and Google are investigating customer complaints about problems with Nexus S smartphone connections and the deletion of photos taken with the devices.

  • News: 1B smartphones to ship in 2015, IDC says

    Nearly 1 billion smartphones will be shipped globally in 2015, almost double the amount for all of 2011, as millions of people seek out the more powerful mobile phones that are dropping in average price.

  • News: Apple Backs Off In-App Subscription Demands

    Apple has backed off its demand that third-party iOS apps offering subscriptions--such as magazines and newspapers--use Apple's in-app subscription mechanism. The company has also struck its requirement that iOS publishers offer subscriptions at the "same price or less than it is offered outside the app." But as a trade off, all app makers are now prohibited from including within their apps a "Buy" link to an external website, according to a copy of the guideline changes obtained by Engadget.

  • News: Adobe's CTO pitches 'apps near you' concept

    Next-generation applications will be location-specific, offering users information and features related to where they are at any given moment, Adobe Systems CTO Kevin Lynch, said at the Open Mobile Summit conference on Thursday.

  • News: Android vs. iPhone and iPad by the numbers

    It looks increasingly like Android will be the major challenger to both Apple's iPhone and iPad.

  • News: Samsung mobile phone buying guide

    Samsung may be best known for its high-end Galaxy range of smartphones, but the Korean manufacturer produces phones for all types of buyers. Whether it's an entry-level pre-paid phone, or a top end Android or Windows Phone smartphone, Samsung aims to produce a phone to suit every consumer.

  • News: The Week in iOS Accessories: Back with a vengeance!

    It's been a few weeks, but we're back with a big roundup of the latest in batteries, speaker systems, and just about everything else you might need to outfit your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

  • News: Sony's Qriocity back everywhere except Japan

    Sony began restoring full service on its Qriocity entertainment network to users in most countries on Thursday, a month and a half after the service was forced offline by a hack of its servers.

  • News: Remote Controlled Dog Goes Where You Tell It To

    Most people with a dog typically have to train the furry beast to go or come when you want. Luckily, with a laser and an R/C car hack, you can remotely control your dog and forget all that silly training. Oh, and did I mention lasers? Yes, lasers.

  • News: Verizon confirms sales of its Galaxy S II 'superphone' start in July

    Verizon Wireless Wednesday confirmed that it will start selling Samsung's Galaxy S II 'superphone' some time next month.

  • News: Mobile Developers Still Choosing Android Over iOS

    More than 5,000 iOS developers are in San Francisco for Apple's big party at the Worldwide Developers Conference, but a new report says the hippest place to be is the Android Market. The study, from Bluevia and Vision Mobile, found that 67 percent of developers code for Android, while iOS trails at 59 percent.

  • News: YouTube, Intel team to offer free blockbuster Indian movies

    YouTube has introduced a new channel in India that offers blockbuster Indian movies for free to viewers, and landed Intel as a major sponsor.

  • News: Sony Says Sorry for PSN Outage, Reveals PlayStation Vita

    We're really, really sorry for the PlayStation Network outage, and thanks for sticking by us--the gist of Sony's E3 press conference intro, as Sony Computer Entertainment American president and CEO Jack Tretton took the stage to address "the elephant in the room."

  • News: Free LA Noire short stories eBook on iTunes

    An anthology of short stories written for and inspired by the fictionalised events of LA Noire will be available as a free download for a limited time on the iTunes Store in Australia. The collection of stories can be downloaded through iTunes, or on the iBooks app on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

  • News: iOS 5 finally gets custom notification tones

    Apple this morning unveiled the latest version of its mobile operating system, iOS 5, particularly focussing on an overhauled notifications system, an 'iMessage' service, wireless syncing, a 'Newsstand' app, and built-in Twitter integration. However, one of the 200 new iOS 5 features overlooked by many media outlets is custom notification tones for SMS, e-mail and voicemail sounds. Hurrah!

  • News: With iOS5, Apple Mostly Plays Catch-Up

    When it's released this fall, iOS 5 will be a major update to Apple's mobile operating system. But it won't be very revolutionary. Rather than introduce innovations, Apple will mostly fill in iOS's holes by borrowing features already found on other mobile operating systems, or correcting longtime annoyances.

  • News: Sprint expands Evo brand with tablet, '3D' smartphone

    Sprint is trying to replicate the hit it scored last summer with the HTC EVO 4G smartphone by expanding the brand to both a tablet and a new "3D" smartphone.

  • News: iPhone 5G scam targets Windows systems

    Spam email messages using an iPhone '5G' as bait could seriously affect the health of your Windows systems, though Mac OS and iOS users needn't worry.

  • News: WWDC 2011: Keynote Preview

    The Apple rumor mill is in high gear with only a few hours left until Steve Jobs kicks off the keynote speech at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday. The company has already said it plans to talk about Mac OS X 10.7 "Lion," iOS 5 and a new cloud service called iCloud, but nobody knows for sure what surprises each new product will offer users. Apple has already previewed OS X Lion and developers have had beta versions of the new OS for several weeks. However, there is a rumor that Lion could be available for purchase as early as next week via the Apple Store and, reportedly, the Mac App Store.



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