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  • News: Roadshow for iPad saves videos for viewing later

    Fetch Softworks, which makes the Fetch FTP client for Mac OS X, has come out with Roadshow, a new iPad app that allows you to save web videos for viewing later, even when the device is offline. The free, ad-supported app imposes a limit of up to 15 saved videos; a $5 in-app purchase removes that limitation (as well as the advertising).

  • News: Hipmunk updates flight search app for iPad

    Hipmunk launched its flight and hotel search service last year with an eye toward taking some of the pain out of booking travel. Now the company is hoping to do the same thing for iPad users.

  • News: Verizon to Kill Unlimited Data Plans in July

    If you want an unlimited smartphone data plan, you're running out of options.

  • News: 24% of web users have banked on their mobile phone

    Nearly a quarter (24 percent) of web users have banked online via their mobile phone, says BullGuard.

  • News: ITV makes catch-up TV service available to Android users

    ITV has followed in the footsteps of the BBC and made its catch-up TV service, ITVPlayer, available on smartphones running Google Android.

  • News: Nokia unveils N9 smartphone using MeeGo

    Nokia unveiled Tuesday its new N9 smartphone that runs the MeeGo operating system, and is being marketed as a "pure touch screen" device without buttons.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Can't we all just get along?

    A U.S. District Judge wants Apple and Samsung to sit down and have tea, Apple's new campus is getting some love from neighboring cities, and Hulu has decided to play nice with those new App Store subscription rules. The remainders for Monday, June 20, 2011 are asking everyone to join hands and start a love train.

  • News: LightSquared may change bands to save GPS

    Mobile broadband startup LightSquared proposed an alternative network plan on Monday in which it would use different frequencies to prevent interference with GPS.

  • News: NSA wants bulletproof smartphone, tablet security

    The National Security Agency, America's high-tech spy agency which also plays a key role in approving hardware and software for use by the Department of Defense, wants to be able to outfit military personnel with commercial smartphones and tablets -- but based on a NSA security design.

  • News: The Week in iPad Cases: The crux of the matter

    It's been a couple of weeks since our last iPad-case roundup—you can blame WWDC and its slew of announcements for that—but we're back! This installment of our hebdomadal case roundup includes a covering that turns your magical tablet into a veritable laptop, another that can be used to mount it just about anywhere, and one that adds battery time to a device already known for its legendary power independence.

  • News: The Week in iOS Accessories: I'm on a boat!

    If there's one thing that iOS accessories prove, it's that the devices themselves—the iPhone, the iPad, and the iPod touch—are endlessly versatile. If you want to listen to music, there's an accessory for that. Make music? Ditto. Go boating? I think you already know the answer.

  • News: Huawei Unveils First Android Honeycomb 3.2 Tablet

    Manufacturer Huawei claims the title for the first Android Honeycomb 3.2 tablet, with its 7-inch MediaPad announced on Monday.

  • News: Adobe Flash Builder 4.5 and Flex 4.5 updates released

    Adobe has announced the release of updates to Adobe Flash Builder and Flex to enable developers to build applications for the iPhone, iPad and BlackBerry PlayBook on a single platform.

  • News: Wi-Fi client surge forcing fresh wireless LAN thinking

    Mobile Wi-Fi clients are surging on wireless LANs. The growth is forcing IT groups to adapt to a new, more dynamic RF environment and rethink WLAN design.

  • News: Smartphone, tablet Wi-Fi performance varies widely

    Different handheld mobile devices show a wide range of behaviors on Wi-Fi networks. Differences can be traced to assorted radio chipsets, the way drivers are written, the frequencies supported and the number of antennas used, to name just a few variables.

  • News: Fast Checkout Boosts Sales at Mobile Site

    Electronics retailer Crutchfield has seen a 34% increase in converting shoppers to buyers on its mobile website since implementing PayPal Mobile Express Checkout last December.

  • News: ChevronWP7 Hackers to Release Microsoft-approved App

    Windows Phone 7 hackers ChevronWP7 are soon to release a Microsoft-approved app that allows users to install non-approved software. But that doesn't mean the group and the software giant have kissed and made up.

  • News: Little interest among U.S. consumers for mobile wallets

    Only 21% of U.S. consumers say they want a smartphone equipped with a Near-Field Communication chip for mobile payments, according to a survey.

  • News: RIM Is Sinking--Time to Explore Options

    RIM stock plummeted 18 percent following quarterly financial results where RIM disclosed that it will not make its earnings goals for the year and plans to start cutting jobs. Even with two CEOs guiding the ship, it seems that RIM is in a head-on collision with an iceberg, and the ship is going down.

  • News: Facebook reportedly readying iPad app ... finally

    Facebook is just about set to offer its first app built for Apple's iPad tablet, according to a New York Times report.



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