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  • News: iPhone, Apps Set Guinness World Records

    Move over Nintendo and Sony. The iPhone 4 and Apple's App Store nabbed a few gaming titles in the Guinness World Records 2011 Gamer's Edition.

  • News: Netflix Arrives on Android, Kinda Sorta

    The Netflix app has been available on iOS devices for more than a year, and for several months on Windows 7 phones. Now Netflix has finally made it to Android -- but only a small handful of devices will be able to stream content over 3G, 4G, and Wi-Fi, and none of them are tablets.

  • News: Microsoft's Frenemies: The Necessity of Partnering Up

    Microsoft's partnerships with RIM, Nokia and Yahoo (and acquisition of Skype) underscore the need to form alliances against Google or Apple in certain markets.

  • News: iOS developers receive legal threats over in-app purchasing

    Early Friday morning, developer James Thomson of TLA Systems—the company behind iOS app PCalc—posted a series of updates on Twitter regarding a legal threat he had just received. As Thomson explained to Macworld via e-mail:

  • News: iPhone size differences aren't exactly black and white

    The white iPhone 4, it seems, can't catch a break. After a series of launch delays pushed the ivory-colored phone into the I'll-believe-it-when-I-see-it realm formerly occupied by the availability of the Beatles on iTunes, Apple finally shipped the white iPhone at the end of April. But that debut only led to a new controversy over the milky mobile’s girth.

  • News: Top 5 things to do before buying more security technology

    Las Vegas --Throwing more technology at security threats as they crop up is not the best way to go if the goal is to protect the most valuable data at the best price, attendees at Interop were told this week.

  • News: Ofcom: 4G will offer 230% more capacity than 3G

    Next generation 4G mobile networks will offer 230 percent more capacity that today's 3G networks says Ofcom.

  • News: Google 'Chromebook' focuses on enterprise push

    The story "Google 'Chromebook' focuses on enterprise push," posted Thursday, inadvertently omitted the author's by-line. The story was written by Sharon Gaudin. The by-line has been corrected on the wire

  • News: Omni Group releases OmniOutliner for iPad

    If you see yourself as an on-the-go info junkie who’s itching for an iPad tool worthy of the Omni Group’s name, I am happy to say that you finally have a reason to get your iTunes Store password ready. We previewed OmniOutliner for iPad in January at Macworld Expo 2011, but as of Thursday, you can now get your fingers on a downloadable version of the mobile outlining app.

  • News: Apple Sued Again Over iOS Location and Data Sharing

    Apple is in the hot seat again in a new lawsuit that says iPad and iPhone user location data and other personal information is being shared with third-party advertisers. Apple is accused of aiding and abetting the "intentional taking and transmitting" of user data to third parties. The suit, filed in U.S. District Court in Puerto Rico, also names Pandora Media and The Weather Channel, but leaves the door open to name more defendants at a later date. This latest lawsuit was first reported by The Loop.

  • News: Google Android, Apple iOS devices corralled by new device manager

    Android and iOS mobile devices now can be corralled by a Smith Micro device management application unveiled this week at the Interop show in Las Vegas. Client-side code makes even personally-owned devices visible to enterprise IT managers.

  • News: Visa's mobile payment plan 'most comprehensive to date'

    Visa's plan to launch a digital wallet system in the U.S. and Canada this fall is by far the most ambitious of any such initiative announced so far.

  • News: Google 'Chromebook' focuses on enterprise push

    Google took another step toward the enterprise this week when executives unveiled the 'Chromebook,' a notebook PC that could boost both its new operating system and cloud-based apps.

  • News: Smartphones attract organized, international, profit-driven scammers

    The mobile computing technology explosion has brought out seriously organized, international and profit-driven cybercriminals.

  • News: Google Envisions Automated Home with Android@Home

    Google used its I/O conference to introduce Android@Home, a software framework for Android that allows programmers to interact with various connected appliances such as light bulbs, thermostats, washing machines and more.

  • News: Android Sets Stage for Smartphone Battle Royal

    Android Ice Cream Sandwich. Apple iOS5. Windows Phone Mango. Aside from the edible nomenclature, they've got one thing in common: They're all coming later this year, setting up a huge battle between the titans of mobile devices.

  • News: Google I/O Day One: 5 Coolest Apps

    During the first day of Google I/O, I roamed the App "Developers Sandbox" looking for the next big thing in apps. The companies exhibiting their apps were invited by Google, and many are very small companies that have been around only a couple of years. But they've all built something innovative on one Google development platform or another.

  • News: Google, Apple Pressed to Remove DUI Checkpoint Apps

    Google and Apple are under pressure from Senator Charles Schumer to remove smartphone apps that alert users to the locations of nearby police DUI checkpoints. These apps typically use your device's GPS capabilities to alert you to nearby speed traps, red light traffic cameras, and DUI checkpoints from a database of user-generated locations.

  • News: Visa to launch mobile wallet in U.S. this fall

    Visa announced a broad mobile wallet service today that includes near field communication and other technologies for making retail purchases and for allowing person-to-person transactions from wireless devices.

  • News: Google I/O Day One: A Complete Rundown

    Google is putting on a show for developers at this year's I/O conference and the first day was a bumper one. It was all about Android, including software updates for smartphones and tablets, new movie and music services and a plethora of stats. Here's a roundup of the biggest announcements on the first day of Google I/O 2011.



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