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  • News: How does the Google-Motorola deal change mobility?

    Google's decision to acquire Android device maker Motorola Mobility raises more questions than it answers. And everyone has questions.

  • News: DStv drifta brings mobile TV to Kenya

    DStv, Africa's leading Pay TV operator through Digital Mobile Television Kenya (DMTV) and Multichoice Kenya, has today launched its Drifta mobile dongle in Kenya. The Drifta dongle uses Digital Video Broadcast Handheld (DVBH) to allow watching of various DSTV channels through PCs and mobile devices. The service will be available in Nairobi, Mombasa and the environs of the two cities including Thika, Athi River, Kitengela and Kilifi up to Diani. The announcements were made today by Stephen Isaboke - GM Multichoice and Felix Kyengo - General Manager DMTV, at Nairobi's Sankara Hotel.

  • News: iPhone 5 rumor roll-up for the week ending Aug. 19

    This week in rumors, there was a warming trend in the iOSsphere with renewed hope that iPhone 5 might actually have LTE radios after all, along with a magnetic power connector, and with speculation the iPhone was delayed because of either an HTC patent complaint or Steve Jobs' upcoming biography.

  • News: HP's WebOS failure highlight PC giants' mobile struggle

    Vendors like Hewlett-Packard, Dell, Acer and Toshiba may dominate the worldwide PC market, but their efforts to turn those leads into smartphone success have failed, highlighted by HP's decision on Thursday to stop developing its WebOS-based products.

  • News: Apple Cracks Down on Alleged Knockoff Sales in New York

    Apple has a growing identity problem. Just as it has been battling fake Apple stores in China, closer to home it has been quietly suing electronic retailers in New York City for allegedly selling Apple knockoff merchandise. According court documents unearthed by the Reuters news agency, Apple is taking a stand against two Queens, New York stores, Apple Story and Fun Zone, accusing both of trademark infringements.

  • News: iPad twice as popular as Kindle

    Looking at the latest Hitwise search data Apple's iPad is still more popular than Amazon's Kindle but the gap has narrowed between the two.

  • News: Chinese consumers complain refurbished iPhones sold as new

    A consumer advocate in China is considering filing a lawsuit in the U.S. against Apple for allegedly selling refurbished iPhones as new ones after more consumers have complained of their suspicions.

  • News: Refurbished iPhones 'sold as new' in China, consumer advocate claims

    Apple is facing further trouble in China with a prominent consumer rights advocate accusing it of passing off refurbished iPhones as new.

  • News: 'iPhone 5 production line' images emerge

    A photograph that allegedly shows workers assembling an iPhone 5 on a production line at component supplier Wintek has emerged on the web.

  • News: ZTE, China Mobile demo 4G LTE TDD phone

    Mobile operator China Mobile and telecommunications equipment supplier ZTE showed this week a smartphone operating on a 4G (fourth generation) LTE TDD network.

  • News: RIM planning a music service on BlackBerry

    Research In Motion is planning a music service for users of its BlackBerry device, according to media reports.

  • News: AT&T to kill $10/month texting plan

    AT&T confirmed today that it will dump its $10 per month texting plan next week.

  • News: AT&T texting 'streamlining' points to SMS's slow decline

    The good ship Text Messaging may be slowly sinking: AT&T confirmed to Macworld on Thursday that it will be reducing new customers' options for paid messaging plans.

  • News: Android apps double Web use

    The question of whether Android users really value mobile applications has been answered in the affirmative, according to a new Nielsen report.

  • News: Android Users Only Have Love for Top Apps, Study Finds

    Despite having access to a catalog of more than 250,000 apps, the average Android user in the United States devotes most time to using the 10 most popular Android apps, a new Nielsen study says. The study also suggests Android users love their phones, spending an average of 56 minutes every day accessing the Web and using mobile apps on their handsets. And just like their iPhone counterparts, Android users overwhelmingly favor apps over the Web, spending less than 19 minutes (33 percent) of their daily Web/app time using a browser, according to Nielsen.

  • News: Nokia starts shipping Symbian Anna

    Nokia's promised Symbian Anna software update is ready and downloads will be available Thursday, the company said in a blog post.

  • News: Apple seeks ban on all Galaxy smartphones, tablets in EU

    In its case against Samsung Electronics in the Netherlands, Apple is demanding an extensive ban on all Galaxy series smartphones and tablets, including a complete recall of stock by European distributors and resellers.

  • News: BlackBerry Bold 9900, 9930 Doesn't Blow Reviewers Away

    Research In Motion's BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 is thin, beautiful, overpriced, and still no match for its iPhone and Android rivals, at least according to the consensus among reviewers.

  • News: One in five TVs sold by Currys and PC World is a 3DTV

    3DTVs account for one in every five TVs sold, says Currys and PC World.

  • News: iZettle launches card payment app for iPhone

    Startup iZettle has made its payment application available for Swedish iPhone users, and now plans to distribute 2,000 card chip readers, the company said on Thursday.



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