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  • News: Google Android Market tops 10 billion downloads

    Google today said its Android Marketplace surpassed 10 billion app downloads -- a growth rate of 1 billion app downloads per month.

  • News: Motorola Unveils Droid Xyboard Tablets

    Motorola Tuesday announced its newest entries into the tablet market--the Droid Xyboard 8.2 and Droid Xyboard 10.1, each offered via Verizon with LTE mobile broadband. An announcement of something new was long in coming; Motorola already unveiled the Xoom 2 in the United Kingdom and Ireland, but beyond that, Motorola has been suspiciously quiet on the U.S. front ever since its Xoom became the first Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablet to market this past February. Sure, there have been small, iterative improvements to that original Xoom, but nothing more. Until now.

  • News: Want a Linux Job? Learn Java or Android

    It's no secret that Linux skills are a hot commodity in today's job market, and on Wednesday the Linux Foundation will publish some data that paints that picture in finer detail.

  • News: Warning: Tips for Secure Mobile Holiday Shopping

    I’m dating myself, but I remember when holiday shopping involved pouring through ads in the Sunday paper, placing actual phone calls from tethered land lines to research product stock and availability, and actually driving places to pick things up. Now, holiday shoppers can do all of that from a smartphone or tablet in a few seconds, but there are some security pitfalls to be aware of.

  • News: Sprint Delays 4G LTE Rollout

    Sprint will be unveiling its 4G LTE lineup of devices even later than the company initially hoped.

  • News: Galaxy Nexus Wont Get Google Wallet

    Nobody knows when Verizon will launch the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, but one thing we do know is you won't be able to use Google Wallet on the new Android phone. Verizon has put the kybosh on the search giant's plan to put Google Wallet on the Galaxy Nexus. That means Galaxy Nexus owners will not be allowed to download Google's new NFC-based tap-and-pay application from the Android Market, according to Computerworld.

  • News: No Google Wallet on Verizon's coming Galaxy Nexus

    Google Wallet, a mobile payment app, won't appear on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone from Verizon Wireless.

  • News: Dutch authorities raid three operators in price-fixing investigation

    The Dutch competition Authority NMa raided the offices of Vodafone, T-Mobile and KPN on Tuesday morning as part of an investigation into price fixing, the authority said.

  • News: Macworld UK comes to the Apple Newsstand

    You can now buy and read Macworld UK through your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch with the launch of Macworld UK magazine through the Apple Newsstand.

  • News: Apple thinks Kindle Fire will push users to iOS, analyst says

    Apple executives believe that the iPhone 3GS and Amazon's Kindle Fire will be two key devices that will expand the user base of iOS, an analyst has reported.

  • News: Facebook hires Gowalla team, but will shut the service

    Facebook has hired the team at Gowalla, a mobile location service in Austin, Texas, but the service will be shut down by January, the companies said Monday.

  • News: PhoneFactor delivers iOS app for authentication

    PhoneFactor, an authentication system that uses mobile phones as a second factor for improved security, is now available as an app for Apple's iPhone and iPad.

  • News: 8 companies hit with lawsuit over Carrier IQ software

    The Computerworld story, "8 companies hit with lawsuit over Carrier IQ software," posted to the newswire Monday with an incorrect byline. The story has been corrected on the wire and the byline now reads Jaikumar Vijayan

  • News: Galaxy Nexus release: Maybe Friday?

    The Samsung Galaxy Nexus on Verizon Wireless' 4G LTE network could go on sale Friday, with some leaked photos of the device in red packaging posted on various Web sites.

  • News: 8 companies hit with lawsuit over Carrier IQ software

    Apple is one of eight companies that have been named in another class-action lawsuit filed over the use of Carrier IQ software in mobile handsets.

  • News: The dope on iTunes Match, Genius playlists, and iOS devices

    Macworld reader (and Editor), Dan Miller vents his spleen in regard to iTunes Match. He writes:

  • News: Carrier IQ's Cell Phone Snooping 'Overstated'

    Carrier IQ -- a program accused of snooping on the some 140 million mobile phones worldwide it's installed on -- isn't the villain that it has been made out to be by the media and consumer advocates, according to an independent researcher.

  • News: Apple to Samsung: Dont Make Thin or Rectangular Tablets or Smartphones

    Apple proffers design advice on how Samsung could avoid stepping on Apple’s design patent toes, in a legal brief filed as part of its ongoing patent infringement lawsuit against its competitor.

  • News: Lookout releases free Carrier IQ detection app

    A mobile security software company last Friday released a tool that detects Carrier IQ, the software embedded in numerous smartphones that has raised questions from users, privacy advocates and even Congress.

  • News: Android in 2012: Whats Next

    Google only scratched the surface with the latest improvements to its Android mobile operating system. Users have been left wanting more, and they are likely to get it in 2012.



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