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  • News: Sony Ericsson Xperia owners get 50 GB of free online storage

    Sony Ericsson is offering owners of its Xperia smartphones 50GB of free online data storage in partnership with cloud storage company Box, the smartphone maker said on Thursday.

  • News: 86% of consumers use mobile devices to shop online

    More than four in five (86 percent) of consumers use mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet PCs to shop online, says Brocade.

  • News: Royal Wedding beats iPhone 5 to fastest-rising seach term of 2011

    The Royal Wedding, which took place in April this year, has been named the fastest rising search term of 2011, by Google.

  • News: Intel reorganizes mobile business to speed and improve development

    In a reorganization of its mobile business, Intel said Wednesday it has formed a new group, called the Mobile and Communications Group (MCG) that will focus on phones, tablets, and other mobile devices.

  • News: Update: Galaxy Nexus 4G LTE finally goes on sale Thursday

    Verizon Wireless finally announced that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone running Android 4.0 on its 4G LTE network will be available on Thursday in stores and online for $299.99 with a two-year agreement.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Protest too much

    Google preps its Siri competitor. Time thinks very, very different. And apparently developers don't like it when the U.S. government causes their apps to be pulled from the App Store. The remainders for Wednesday, December 14, 2011 need some hot cocoa.

  • News: 2011 App Gems

    In our last podcast we discussed our annual Editors' Choice Awards--awards Macworld presents to the year's best Mac-related software and hardware. But our praise doesn't stop there. Apple makes a fair living from computing devices that don't bear the Mac label--the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. We honor the apps that feed these devices with our just-as-annual App Gem awards.

  • News: Galaxy Nexus coming to Verizon Thursday

    The Galaxy Nexus, the first phone to run the latest version of Android, will finally go on sale Thursday from Verizon.

  • News: IDW powers its apps with Comixology and launches same-day digital comics

    At the New York Comic Con this past October, independent comics publisher IDW announced a partnership with Comixology, making IDW's library of work available on the Comics by Comixology platform, which includes iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, and Web apps. That partnership has now gotten much deeper with Wednesday's announcement that Comixology will power all of IDW's storefront apps.

  • News: FBI never sought Carrier IQ data, director says

    FBI Director Robert Mueller today said his agency has never sought any information directly from Carrier IQ for any of its investigations.

  • News: Netflix improves iPad app interface

    Good news for those who didn't abandon Netflix after the whole Qwikster debacle: the video rental and streaming service has released version 2.0 of its iOS app, which brings a completely overhauled user interface to the iPad. That's a welcome change, as the previous user interface--which more or less channeled Netflix's website--often suffered from poor performance and clunky usability.

  • News: BlackBerry in 2012: More Trouble in Store for RIM

    The year 2012 promises to be an interesting one for BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM). The Canadian company has come upon some tough times lately. And despite a number of key product releases and enhancements, things will only get worse before they get better for RIM...if they do at all. Here's why.

  • News: The Week in iOS Accessories: Take a stand

    There are plenty of iPad stands in this week's roundup of iOS accessories, but we've also got items that help you shoot better photos, keep your hands warm, print documents...and blow out the windows of every house on your street. Here are some of the new products that caught our eye this week:

  • News: Android users embrace Facebook, Google apps

    Google must be pleased to know that Android users aged 18-44 tend to keep their apps all in the family – the Google family, that is.

  • News: ITC delays ruling in Apple patent case against HTC

    The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has delayed ruling on a patent case brought against smartphone maker HTC by Apple.

  • News: T-Mobile first in U.S. to sell Nokia Windows Phone

    T-Mobile will be the first U.S. operator to offer a Nokia phone running Windows Mobile when it starts selling the Lumia 710 early next year.

  • News: Microsoft dissecting Windows Phone messaging bug

    Microsoft Windows Phone engineers are reviewing a report that various messaging technologies can be used to send the phone into a reboot and then freeze its messaging center, or hub.

  • News: MultiChoice launches DStv self service to solve E16 error

    MultiChoice has launched DStv self service feature to enable their subscribers troubleshoot DStv technical problems from their mobile phones, call center and through the internet. To troubleshoot and solve simple transmission errors, subscribers will have to send an SMS code 3788 from their cellphones and there after they will receive further instructions to solve the technical errors. The service will help solve the E16 error, which forms 60% of the errors recorded at MultiChoice's call centers.

  • News: LocalEats update delivers menus to iPhone food finder

    Exacting foodies use the LocalEats restaurant finder on their iPhone to track down the best places to eat in a particular city. Thanks to the latest update to the app, they'll also have a pretty good idea of what will be on the menu when they get there.

  • News: 56% of smartphone owners have lost or had their device stolen

    More than half (56 percent) of smartphone owners have lost or had their handset stolen, says AVG.



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