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  • News: Researchers knuckle down and tap into super-sensitive touchscreens

    Now that you’ve got the basics of using smartphone and tablet touchscreens down, Carnegie Mellon University researchers are ready to take you to the next level.

  • News: App makers look to embrace iPhone 4S's Siri

    The most talked-about--and talked-to--capability offered by the newly released iPhone 4S is the Siri voice-command feature. Available only with the iPhone 4S, Siri listens to your commands to perform tasks, read back messages, and look up information, among other abilities.

  • News: Inside the iPhone 4S: Is It a Work of Art?

    Apple spared no expense putting together the iPhone, even on the internal design and materials used. But don't drop it.

  • News: Four Android 4.0 innovations worth a closer look

    Google disclosed numerous innovations in Android 4.0, also called Ice Cream Sandwich, during a Webcast demonstration from Hong Kong on Wednesday using the coming Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone.

  • News: Four Key BlackBerry DevCon Announcements--and What They Mean to You

    Research in Motion (RIM) is holding its fourth annual BlackBerry Developer Conference (DevCon) this week in San Francisco. Though today is only day two of the three-day event, the BlackBerry-maker has already made a number of significant announcements that are sure to please both RIM developers and BlackBerry users.

  • News: ARM unveils hyper-efficient Cortex-A7 chip for smartphones

    ARM Holdings has introduced the Cortex-A7, an upcoming microprocessor design that will be used in sub-US$100 smartphones, as well as in high-end smartphones as a companion chip to the more powerful Cortex-A15.

  • News: iPhone 4S debut boosts phone trade-in business

    Users are continuing to sell older iPhones in record numbers to get cash for Apple's newest iPhone 4S, a pair of buy-back firms said today.

  • News: Galaxy Nexus vs. iPhone 4S vs. Droid RAZR: Smartphone Battle Royale

    Google’s Galaxy Nexus is the latest addition to this year’s hot smartphone line-up, alongside the iPhone 4S and the Droid RAZR. Unveiled last night, the Galaxy Nexus, manufactured by Samsung, embodies Google’s idea of the perfect smartphone, together with the brand-new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich mobile OS.

  • News: BBX Is Just a Pipe Dream

    RIM announced BBX to the world at a developers conference this week. BBX will be the new flagship OS for RIM, merging the BlackBerry 7 smartphone OS with the QNX OS that powers the PlayBook tablets to create a unified hybrid platform. One ring to rule them all…someday.

  • News: Android 4.0: A rundown of key features

    Google last night officially debuted the latest version of its Android platform, code-named Ice Cream Sandwich. Here is a rundown of its key features.

  • News: ShoreTel links Android phones to corporate PBXs

    Enterprise IT groups can now tie in Android-based mobile devices to corporate directories and IP PBXs, with the latest update by ShoreTel to its mobility software.

  • News: C Spire will become fourth U.S. iPhone 4S carrier

    Sprint, Verizon, and AT&T are about to get another U.S. competitor: C Spire Wireless, the largest privately-held cellular carrier in the country, announced on Wednesday that it will begin offering the iPhone 4S “in the coming weeks.”

  • News: Android Ice Cream Sandwich: 3 FAQs

    Google's latest version of Android, Android 4.0 dubbed "Ice Cream Sandwich," is officially about to come out. Here are three questions people have been asking.

  • News: Samsung Galaxy Nexus with Android 4.0: It's Finally Here

    It seems like we’ve been waiting for the first Android Ice Cream Sandwich phone for eternity, but at last long last, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus has arrived. At a press event Wednesday morning in Hong Kong, Samsung and Google revealed the first phone with Google’s next generation operating system, Android 4.0.

  • News: Ice Cream Sandwich: The Most Delicious Android Yet

    From its navigation methods to fonts, Android is redesigned and refreshed in its Ice Cream Sandwich edition to meet the tastes of its users. Google introduced the update to Honeycomb and Gingerbread Tuesday night alongside Samsung's debut of the Galaxy Nexus. Here are the highlights.

  • News: Woman Shocked by $200,000+ Phone Bill

    A Florida woman received a nasty wake-up call about data roaming when she got her T-Mobile phone bill for…$201,005.44. She also learned, the hard way, why you should turn off data roaming when in another country.

  • News: Apple's iOS 5 vs. Google's Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich

    Apple's iOS 5 and the new iPhone 4S got some new competition late Wednesday after Google introduced Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, running on the new Samsung Galaxy Nexus. ICS includes a host of new features including improved voice commands, an improved browser, facial recognition, photo enhancements and changes to core apps such as Gmail and Calendar. The Galaxy Nexus hardware includes a 4.65-inch Super AMOLED display with 1280-by-720 resolution, 1.2GHz dual-core processor, Near Field Communication (NFC) chip, 5 megapixel rear-facing camera and a 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera.

  • News: Apple sets iPad, Mac sales records

    Apple on Tuesday reported selling a record number of iPads and Macs in the third quarter but missed the aggressive targets set by Wall Street analysts for the iPhone.

  • News: Online and offline commerce on cusp of a convergence

    As consumers use PCs, smartphones and tablets, to research, compare prices and buy products, the line between brick-and-mortar and online stores is getting harder to delineate.

  • News: New version of Motorola Razr unveiled

    Motorola has unveiled a new version of its iconic Razr mobile phone.



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