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  • News: How to Buy a Cell Phone

    Few tools of modern technology have become as prevalent as the cell phone, which allows you to be in touch (almost) all the time, (almost) anywhere. And you can do more than just talk--today's phones let you send and receive email and text messages, surf the Web, and play music and videos. Sifting through the sea of service plans and handsets can be difficult, but we'll walk you through what you need to know to get the phone and service plan that are right for you.

  • News: FCC riles AT&T by releasing report on T-Mobile merger

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has allowed AT&T to withdraw its application to buy the mobile licenses owned by T-Mobile USA, as AT&T had requested, but the agency has also released a staff report that disputes many of the benefits the two mobile carriers claimed the merger would produce.

  • News: Google: Mobile marketing a must for Hong Kong retailers

    Hong Kong retailers must make the best use of mobile marketing to reach targeted customers before Christmas, said Google recently when releasing results of a study on people and their smartphone usage.

  • News: Ten Signs Technology is Everywhere

    IT is showing up in the most unusual places, from touch-screen tables at a London restaurant to virtual-reality therapy for soldiers returning from Iraq. Check out these tech applications compiled by CIO magazine editors

  • News: iPhone tethering app maker accuses Apple of bait-and-switch

    The developers of an iPhone tethering app pulled from the App Store earlier today accused Apple of using bait-and-switch tactics.

  • News: Android, iPhone still top U.S. smartphones, Nielsen says

    Android again was the dominant mobile operating system among U.S. mobile subscribers in the third quarter, while Apple was still the largest smartphone maker, Nielsen reports.

  • News: RIM Plays to Its Strengths With BlackBerry Mobile Fusion Management Package

    RIM is leveraging its (relatively) strong reputation for mobile security with the upcoming BlackBerry Mobile Fusion, a mobile device management platform with a twist. BlackBerry Mobile Fusion will cover BlackBerrys and PlayBook tablets, and it will also support competing mobile OSes, including Apple's iOS and Google's Android.

  • News: BlackBerry Mobile Fusion: What to Know About the Android Management Software

    BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) today announced a brand new set of enterprise mobility tools, called BlackBerry Mobile Fusion, which are designed to help IT manage not just BlackBerry smartphones and tablets, but mobile devices running Apple's iOS and Google's Android OS, via a single, Web-based interface from RIM.

  • News: Google Maps app for Android adds indoor floorplans

    Disoriented at Minneapolis' Mall of America? Confused at Tokyo's Narita airport? Can't find the bathrooms at your local Ikea store? The Google Maps application for Android phones and tablets may offer some help.

  • News: Google Maps app for Android adds indoor floorplans

    The story, "Google Maps app for Android adds indoor floorplans," which posted Tuesday, has been removed from the wire because it remains under embargo. Online editors are asked to remove it from sites immediately

  • News: Rolling Stone headed to iPad in 2012

    You might not buy five copies for your mother, but it may not be long until the cover of a Rolling Stone (along with the rest of the magazine) is available on your iPad.

  • News: iOS 5.1 Beta Tips New iPhone, iPads And Next-Gen Apple TV

    Apple released iOS 5.1 beta to developers, who already unearthed reference codes for the next-generation Apple TV, as well the next iPhone and two new iPad models. Other tweaks in iOS 5.1 beta include the ability to use cellular data to sync iTunes Match, as well as new geofencing settings to conserve battery power.

  • News: Mobile industry rolls out gaming rating system

    Mobile telecom trade group CTIA and the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) will roll out a rating system for mobile applications similar to ratings on other electronic games, the groups announced Tuesday.

  • News: iPhone surges ahead of Android in the UK

    The iPhone was the most popular smartphone in the UK during the month of October, according to figures from Kantar WorldPanel ComTech.

  • News: iTether: iPhone Tethering With No Monthly Fee (While It Lasts)

    An iPhone tethering app called iTether has landed in the App Store, promising to turn iPhones into portable modems with no monthly fees or jailbreaks required.

  • News: Apple approves iTether app for iOS

    Late Monday, Apple approved iTether in the App Store. The $15 app’s description in the store is perfectly clear: iTether lets you connect your Mac or PC to your iPhone’s data plan—without requiring that you activate a tethering plan with your carrier.

  • News: Code in iOS 5.1 hints at iPad 3 and iPhone 5

    The next version of Apple's iPhone and iPad may have been confirmed by code found in the latest release of the iOS operating system, which has been released to developers.

  • News: NTT DoCoMo strongly backs smartphone TV service, aims for global adoption

    NTT DoCoMo, Japan's largest mobile carrier, said Tuesday it will strongly back a new TV service for smartphones to launch next year, and will work to promote the technology internationally.

  • News: Lenovo unveils new tablets, smartphone and plans 'smart TV'

    Lenovo unveiled three new tablets and a smartphone for the Chinese market on Tuesday and said it will launch a smart TV product in the first quarter of next year.

  • News: Protocol deal to bring compatible Microsoft apps to iOS, Android

    Microsoft said on Tuesday it will license the protocols for many of its enterprise systems to a company that will develop compatible applications for non-Microsoft mobile operating systems, including Google's Android and Apple's iOS.



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