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  • News: Remains of the Day: Kicking it

    Tim Cook will kick off this year's D conference; shortages of the 15-inch MacBook Pro suggest new models with even more kick; and Apple kicks a Russian security firm while it's down. The remainders for Tuesday, April 10, 2012 get a kick out of you.

  • News: Mocana extends mobile app security offering to iOS

    More iOS devices arriving in the workplace mean more potential security headaches for the enterprise. Smart device security firm Mocana is looking to reduce some of those headaches by adding iOS support to its Mobile App Protection offering.

  • News: Is RIM blocking side-loading of apps on the PlayBook or not?

    A casual tweet sparks controversy and confusion over whether BlackBerry PlayBook users will be able to side-load apps apart from RIM's online store. A followup blog post doesn't bring much more clarity.

  • News: CloudOn adds Box.net support

    CloudOn has released version 2.0 of its iPad app. As before, the app lets you work on Microsoft Office documents stored on Dropbox from Apple’s tablet. This latest update adds support for Box.net cloud storage, among other tweaks.

  • News: SAP lays out plans to become big player in databases, mobile

    SAP made a series of announcements on Tuesday as part of its bid to become a high-profile player in the database market alongside the likes of Oracle and IBM.

  • News: Hands On: Drafts makes quick work of quick notes

    Drafts is a new iPhone app from developer Agile Tortoise, the company behind Terminology and Phraseology. The new app continues Agile Tortoise's trend of releasing apps focused on the written word. But where Phraseology is for longform writing, Drafts centers on composing shorter snippets of text.

  • News: Apple tops $600 billion in market value

    Apple's stock price surged over the $600 mark today, about a month after shooting past $500. For a time, the company's total market capitalization was more than $600 billion.

  • News: Google Chrome browser tabs can travel from device to device

    Tabs opened in the Google Chrome browser will soon travel with the user to other devices so long as the user is signed in, according to a company blog post.

  • News: Federal effort under way to deter smartphone thieves

    The Federal Communications Commission and the CTIA Wireless Association are joining hands in an attempt to take a bite out of smartphone crime.

  • News: Adobe Reader for iOS adds signature, annotation features

    Adobe is overhauling its PDF-reading app for iOS with new features that let users sign, annotate, and comment on documents directly from their iPhone or iPad.

  • News: US mobile phone carriers to launch databases to identify stolen phones

    Five U.S. mobile phone carriers will launch databases allowing customers to report stolen phones and prevent them from being reactivated, in a wide-ranging effort also supported by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission and police chiefs to attack a growing problem of smartphone thefts.

  • News: Toshiba Unveils 13.3-Inch Android Tablet

    Toshiba has introduced its new line of quad-core Android tablets, including a giant 13-inch model with a high-resolution display and quad-core processor. The company is also phasing out its 7- and 10-inch Thrive tablets, which will be replaced with the new Excite line of tablets running Android 4.0.

  • News: Panel crowns 5 worst iPhone games

    If you've played "Fruit Ninja," "Cut the Rope" or any number of games on your iPhone, you probably aren't very impressed with their graphical capabilities, especially when compared with modern games such as "Gears of War" and "Skyrim." But as one panel on mobile gaming at PAX East 2012 this year demonstrated, you should probably be thankful for what you've got.

  • News: Instagram's Android App Tops 5 Million Downloads

    Instagram’s Android app has been downloaded more than 5 million times less than a week after being released. Not bad for a company that recently agreed to be bought by Facebook for $1 billion.

  • News: US carriers join forces on stolen phones database, play catch up to rest of world

    Verizon Wireless, Sprint, AT&T and T-Mobile are joining forces with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to work on curbing phone thefts using a central database that will store information about stolen phones, according to reports.

  • News: China's Taobao expects explosive growth in mobile shopping

    E-commerce sites run by Chinese Internet giant Alibaba Group expect the country's mobile shopping market will explode in size over the next two years as more users turn to their smartphones and tablets to buy products online.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Mongering rumors

    It's time once again to return to the wonderful world of iPhone rumors. Will the new model have a faster processor? Will it come out in October? Will it come in mauve? Meanwhile, Universal makes its movies more...well, universal. The remainders for Monday, April 9, 2012 have, in their lifetime, mongered rumors, cheese, and fish.

  • News: iPad in the Enterprise: A Videoconferencing Dream Machine?

    The iPad and other mobile devices have the potential to transform how employees communicate and collaborate, essentially becoming magic hubs for videoconferencing and instant-messaging. But remember CIOs, the underlying network is more important than the device.

  • News: OpenStreetMap posing surprise threat to Google Maps

    The announcement last week that the Wikimedia Foundation will switch from Google Maps to OpenStreetMap for its cartographic needs marks the latest in an increasingly long line of high-profile defections.

  • News: Facebook buys Instagram for $1 billion

    Since its debut in 2010 as an iPhone application, Instagram has been one of the most-popular photo-sharing services around. Monday, that popularity paid off: Facebook announced it was buying the service for a cool $1 billion.



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