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  • News: Apple's 25 billionth app download is a Disney game

    Apple's App Store reached its highly publicized 25 billion unit mark this weekend, the company announced Monday, as Qingdao, China, resident Chunli Fu downloaded the free version of Disney's Where's My Water? game.

  • News: LTE smartphones trickle out in Europe

    Vodafone and Deutsche Telekom in Germany have started selling smartphones and tablets with LTE, as European operators slowly start to expand their offerings beyond modems.

  • News: Vodafone protects smartphone communications with 'Secure SIM'

    Vodafone has developed a new SIM card that can be used on smartphones to provide secure access to data networks and tap-proof telephone calls as well as email and text message encryption, the operator said on Monday at the Cebit trade show.

  • News: Senator Schumer Puts Android and iPhone in His Privacy Crosshairs

    Worried that Apple or Google might grab your photos or contact info, in view of recent revelations that certain apps on the iPhone or Android-based mobiles can? So is Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY). He's so worried, in fact, that he's calling for a federal probe into whether grabbing personal information without your authorization amounts to "an unfair or deceptive trade practice."

  • News: 7 office suites for Android devices

    You can take your work with you, thanks to several office suites which let you view and edit your documents on an Android device. Most were originally designed for use on a smartphone, but here are seven that are compatible with most Android tablets that run Android 2.3 (codenamed "Gingerbread").

  • News: ASUS confirms Googles Android 5.0 Jelly Bean

    ASUS has let slip that Google’s next version of its mobile operating system will be named Android 5.0 Jelly Bean.

  • News: Apple and Samsung each lose a patent lawsuit in Mannheim

    Apple and Samsung Electronics each saw patent lawsuits they had filed against one another dismissed by a German court on Friday. Samsung expects to appeal its dismissal.

  • News: Sony says no quad-core smartphones for 2012

    Sony has confirmed that it will not be releasing any quad-core powered devices this year stating that it doesn’t want to compromise on battery life.

  • News: Broadcom readies chips optimized for Android 4.0

    Broadcom announced this week a set of 3G smartphone chips that have been designed specifically to exploit Android 4.0, also known as Ice Cream Sandwich. The new silicon especially focuses on improving Android graphics performance.

  • News: National Security Agency defines smartphone strategy: Think Android (maybe)

    America's intelligence agency, the National Security Agency (NSA), today disclosed how it's going to handle mobile security.

  • News: Use Android? Three Ways to Make It More Free

    Google's Android mobile platform is clearly a lot more open and free than Apple's competing iOS is, but proprietary drivers and data-collecting apps still pose a significant threat to users' freedom.

  • News: Toshibas Ultra-Thin Excite Tablet Coming to U.S.

    Toshiba’s super-slim 10-inch Excite, one of the hottest Android tablets this year, will debut in the U.S. on March 6. The tablet got the Best Tablet title at CES from PCWorld in January, and the name has slightly changed since then, from Excite X10 to Excite 10 LE.

  • News: Huawei Wants Your Next Phone to Be Made--By Huawei

    Huawei, Huawei, Huawei. The hard-to-pronounce Chinese manufacturer is one of the most buzzed about companies at this year's Mobile World Congress (by the way, it's pronounced "wa-wei").

  • News: Alcatel One Touch intros budget Android smartphones

    Alcatel One Touch has introduced 12 Android-based smartphones, including the Ultra 995, which will cost about US$250 and have a 4.3-inch screen.

  • News: Samsung Galaxy S III Rumored to Have 4.8-Inch Screen

    Samsung's Galaxy S III will have some impressive tech specs, according to a new leak, but a massive screen could turn off mainstream consumers.

  • News: Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1: A Hands-On Tour

    The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 stands out from the crowd of tablets at Mobile World Congress. It's the most compelling model at the show -- largely because of how it does something different, and better, than other comers. Samsung is not the first company to try offering a pen for use with an Android tablet. But it is the first to truly make the experience of using the pen the focal point of the tablet, thanks to the included software for creating and consuming media. And that's what makes the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 stand tall.

  • News: Huawei, The Latest Android Player: Who Are These Guys?

    Huawei, a multinational telecommunications company based in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China, has been generating a lot of mobile buzz lately.

  • News: Five smartphone trends at Mobile World Congress

    Big smartphone vendors such as High Tech Computer (HTC) and LG Electronics are trying to get their mojo back after some challenging times, and they hope to do so by putting quad-core processors and big, high-definition screens in the products on show at Mobile World Congress.

  • News: ASUS unveils PadFone and new Transformer Pads

    ASUS has gone a little bit crazy this week at MWC, it's changed its flag ship product's name, launched the PadFone (a phone and tablet combo) and revealed a pen that you can make calls with!

  • News: A Closer Look at ZTE's Android Phones: ZTE Era and N910

    ZTE announced a total of 15 devices today at its Mobile World Congress Press conference, but the ZTE Era definitely got the most buzz.

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