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  • News: Visa certifies smartphones for NFC payments

    Visa has added smartphones from Samsung Electronics, Research In Motion and LG Electronics to the list of devices it has certified to work with the 185,000 NFC-based payWave payment terminals in Europe.

  • News: BYOD trend hampered as IT department won't support most popular devices

    Brits hoping to join the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) to work trend may run into problems as IT departments are unlikely to support the most popular gadgets, says Star.

  • News: Orange launches Tahiti Android tablet

    UK mobile network Orange has launched the Tahiti, its first own-brand Google Android tablet PC.

  • News: Android Arrives: Consumerization of IT Gets Muddy

    Many tech pros secretly abhor the consumerization of IT, says an Apple expert. Now, it will get tougher as holiday Android devices are surging toward the corporate network. But IT's reaction to Android might surprise you.

  • News: Asus Intros 7-Inch Tablet, Promises Hi-Res Display for Transformer Prime

    Asus announced two new tablets will join its U.S. arsenal: One is a higher-resolution variant on the recently released Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime, while the other is Asus' long-awaited take on a 7-inch tablet.

  • News: Huawei introduces "world's slimmest smartphone"

    At about 6.8 millimeters thick, Huawei Technologies' Android 4.0-based Ascend P1 S is the thinnest smartphone yet introduced, the company said on Monday.

  • News: Samsung's New Optical Smart Hub Wirelessly Streams DVDs

    Samsung has come up with an interesting approach to wireless NAS and media playback on tablets and smartphones. At the Storage Visions conference in Las Vegas today, Samsung took the wraps off of its Optical Smart Hub SE-208BW, a wireless hub that distinguishes itself in several ways. First and foremost: It has a built-in 8X DVD burner. Yes, it has a disc drive to give you a way to use all of those movies and TV shows you still have on DVD.

  • News: Mobile Technology Will Dominate Everything

    At this year's CES, tablets will get cheaper, laptops will get thinner, and cameras will become more like phones. Apps will be everywhere, including in cars. And Microsoft's phone-inspired Windows 8 will edge closer to release.

  • News: Samsung fails to get Apple iPhone 4S banned in Italy

    Samsung has failed in its bid to get the Apple iPhone 4S banned in Italy.

  • News: LG to unveil Google TV at CES

    LG has revealed it will unveil a Google TV at the Consumer Electronics Show, which will take place in Las Vegas next week.

  • News: Study: iPhone 4S users consume the most data

    iPhone 4S users consume twice as much data as iPhone 4 users, signaling that operators will have to continue to battle with growing data volumes, according to a report published by network management software vendor Arieso.

  • News: Google Tablet: Will it Bring Down the Kindle Fire or iPad?

    Google may be working on its own tablet, but no one knows whether that device will compete with the iPad or go after the Kindle Fire, as DigiTimes suggested in a report. According to the Taiwanese site, officials in Google’s supply chain believe the company is targeting the Kindle Fire with its own 7-inch $200 tablet running on Android 4.0.

  • News: Samsung Galaxy Note: 1 Million Units of 5.3-Inch Device Shipped

    Samsung’s Galaxy Note, the smartphone with the 5.3-inch screen, seems to have struck a nerve with customers because one million of the devices have been shipped to retailers in the two months since its release.

  • News: Norton plans iPhone, iPad security software

    Norton's Con Mallon today told PC Advisor that although its mobile security focus was currently on Android, the company was looking to expand into different mobile operating systems, offering different features and functions. Mallon said that a Norton iOS security product could even happen in the next 12 months.

  • News: Acer Icona Tablet to Sell for $329

    Acer is firing a shot in the tablet price wars with the Iconia A200, a 10-inch tablet that goes on sale for $329 this month.

  • News: Ice Cream Sandwich MIA? Only on 0.6% of Android Devices

    A wave of devices running Google's latest Android flavor, Ice Cream Sandwich, may be expected at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show, but ICS is currently active on just 0.6 percent of all Android devices worldwide. The latest Android distribution numbers are based on Google's count of devices that have accessed the Android Market over a 14-day period that ended Tuesday.

  • News: Android app store hits 400,000 apps mark

    The official Google Android app store has more than 400,000 apps available for download.

  • News: Google Nexus tablet PC to launch in March?

    Google could be set to launch a 7in tablet PC designed to rival Amazon's Kindle Fire.

  • News: Google Takes a Step Toward Fighting Android Fragmentation

    A small change regarding the look and feel of Ice Cream Sandwich apps could help Google fight Android fragmentation.

  • News: Android Market Tops 400,000 Apps

    Google's Android Market now hosts more than 400,000 active applications from about 100,000 publishers, with the majority of apps available for free, according to an independent study. The Market's app store catalog crossed the 400,000 benchmark over the New Year’s weekend, four months after the Market topped 300,000 apps. Earlier in 2011, the Market also took four months to make the jump from 200,000 to 300,000 apps, according to Distimo, a metrics firm specializing in mobile application stores.



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