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  • News: GPS group counters LightSquared claims

    The Coalition to Save Our GPS challenged LightSquared's forecasts that the FCC will be able to resolve the controversy over the company's planned cellular network by the end of this year, using a conference call with reporters on Thursday to slam the startup's business plan and technical claims.

  • News: Bloomberg TV+ app streams live television to the iPad

    Fans of Bloomberg TV no longer have to go to their television sets to catch the latest financial and business news--the channel is now available to watch live on the iPad. On Thursday, Bloomberg TV released its new Bloomberg TV+ app for the iPad, providing a 24-hour live broadcast of its television programming, and more.

  • News: Pick the Right Mobile Ad Network for Your Company

    Ads on smartphones are the best way for stores to advertise their services to people actively looking for them. But the big question is where to spend your advertising dollars. If your company is looking at sheer numbers, Millenial Media’s recent report shows that Android handsets grabbed the lion’s share of mobile ad impressions at 56 percent, with Apple a distant second at 28 percent, while BlackBerry handsets saw 13 percent.

  • News: NFC will help users find romance, store vital documents and experience 'magic,' boosters say

    By now you're likely familiar with near-field communications (NFC) technology and its ability to help process mobile payments. But NFC's boosters think it's capable of more, oh, so much more.

  • News: Codify lets you build iPad apps--on your iPad

    Software developers who want to create games and simulations on their iPad have a new option available, thanks in part to loosened restrictions in the App Store. Sharing those creations, however, might be impossible.

  • News: Nokia determined to lead smartphone market

    Nokia chief executive Stephen Elop said this morning that the Finnish mobile phone manufacturer was determined to gain back ground and lead the smartphone market.

  • News: Introducing Macworld's iOS 5 Upgrade Guide

    iOS 5 has hit the stage, and eager users everywhere are getting ready to upgrade their devices. If you’re concerned about the upgrade process, or simply want to know all your setup options before making the big switch, let the editors at Macworld help you upgrade your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad with this step-by-step guide, available on the iBookstore for $2.99.

  • News: Sony Buys Ericsson Out of Mobile Partnership for $1.47 Billion

    Sony took a page out of the playbooks of Microsoft and Apple, announcing it would buy out its smartphone partner, Ericsson, to more tightly integrate smartphones with Sony's laptops, tablets and televisions. The move gives Sony complete control over its smartphone business, while Ericsson will now focus more broadly on wireless connectivity for products beyond mobile handsets. Sony purchased Ericsson's share of the Sony Ericsson partnership for about $1.47 billion. Rumors about Sony's takeover of Sony Ericsson surfaced in early October.

  • Video: Video: Nokia Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 Windows phones launch

    The Lumia devices are Nokia's first big push for phones running the Windows Phone operating system after the company announced a partnership with Microsoft in February.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Sunny side up

    Apple plans to bring clean energy to a power-hungry facility, Sprint searches for an influx of cash, and a Steve Jobs special makes its way to the airwaves. The remainders for Wednesday, October 26, 2011 are supported by readers like you.

  • News: Preview: Nokia Lumia 800 Windows Phone

    It's been a long time coming but Nokia has finally unveiled its first Windows-powered smartphone, the Lumia 800.

  • News: Oracle-Google trial won't start until next year

    The intellectual property lawsuit between Oracle and Google over the Android mobile OS won't go to trial until next year, according to a ruling made Wednesday in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California by the judge overseeing the case.

  • News: Android Ice Cream Sandwich: No Update for Nexus One

    Which each Android update comes the agonizing process of figuring out which phones will actually get the upgrade--and Android 4.0, or Ice Cream Sandwich, is no different.

  • News: iPhone exceeds Sprint's expectations

    The Apple iPhone is attracting more new subscribers than expected to Sprint Nextel, and it will probably ease rather than worsen congestion on the carrier's 3G network, Sprint executives said as they announced third-quarter results on Wednesday.

  • News: Car tech: The connected car arrives

    Automobile technology has become so advanced that today's cars are essentially computers with wheels. So why aren't we using them to surf the Web, communicate with other cars or order food at nearby restaurants?

  • News: Lookout Releases Honeycomb App, Helps Protect Your Android Tablet

    Today Lookout, best known for their mobile security apps, released a Honeycomb optimized version of their software.

  • News: Lumia seen as dim light in U.S. versus iPhone, Android

    Nokia's new Windows Phone 7.5-based Lumia smartphones won't cause many problems for Android-based devices and the iPhone in the U.S., analysts predicted.

  • News: Analysts: Nokia still has a mountain to climb

    Getting two Windows Phone-based smartphones ready for Nokia World was quite an accomplishment for the phone maker, but it still must overcome many challenges to turn around its smartphone business, according to analysts.

  • News: Delete Steve Jobs iBook and download new version, customers told

    Some customers who have bought Walter Isaacson's biography of Steve Jobs have received emails asking them to delete the original and download a new version.

  • News: The Week in iOS Accessories: Open the pod bay doors, Siri

    We've so quickly grown accustomed to the magic of iOS devices that we're surprised when a device comes along to remind us that iPhones and iPads used to be the stuff of science fiction. We've got a classic movie reference and more in this week's roundup of accessories.



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