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  • News: FCC looking into BART mobile phone shutdown

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is looking into last week's shutdown of mobile phone services on a San Francisco commuter train line.

  • News: 5 Questions About Google's Motorola Buy

    Google has agreed to acquire Motorola Mobility to "supercharge the Android ecosystem" and protect Android against aggressive patent litigation from competitors such as Apple and Microsoft, according to company CEO Larry Page. If the deal meets regulatory approval, the search giant will own one of its closest Android partners for a sale price around $12.5 billion. Google said Android will remain an open platform and that Motorola will be run as a separate business. Motorola has produced many high profile Android devices such as the Motorola Droid, Cliq, Atrix 4G and the recent Motorola Xoom tablet.

  • News: McAfee Expands Mobile Security Offering to iPhone Consumers

    Losing a smartphone is an event that sends shivers down the spine of every mobile user. That's one of the reasons that McAfee, an Intel company and major maker of security software, developed its WaveSecure app. Up to now, though, only Android users could take advantage of the security offered by the program, Today, however, that protection has been extended to Apple iPhone consumers, too.

  • News: Google Moto buy is 'defence against Apple'

    Why did Google buy Motorola? To fight back against the Apple and Microsoft’s multiple legal challenges currently raining down on its Android mobile operating system.

  • News: The Week in iOS Accessories: Come fly with me!

    Whether you want to fly through the air, sit on your couch, or simply be productive, this week's roundup of iOS accessories has you covered. Here's what's on our radar this week:

  • News: Google buys Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion

    Google on Tuesday announced that it would acquire Motorola Mobility for a cool $12.5 billion in cash. As the Wall Street Journal reports, the acquisition should finally afford Google the sort of mobile-focused patent portfolio the search giant has longed for. According to Google, Motorola Mobility will continue to operate as a separate business.

  • News: RIM Attracts SMBs with BlackBerry Management Center

    Small businesses need simple, cost effective tools to help manage mobile devices, and RIM needs to expand beyond its traditional enterprise customer base. RIM is hoping to address both of those issues at once by appealing to small business customers with BlackBerry Management Center.

  • News: Google buys Motorola Mobility for US$12.5 billion

    Google has entered into an agreement to acquire the mobile phone maker Motorola Mobility for about US$12.5 billion, the company said on Monday.

  • News: Tips and tricks for protecting Android devices

    Android doesn't rival BlackBerry when it comes to security and enterprise support. But Android devices can still be reasonably secure. Here are some tips to help you protect your investment, privacy, and data.

  • News: Nokia to bring Windows Phone 7 devices to China Mobile

    Nokia plans on launching Windows Phone 7 handsets through China's largest mobile phone carrier as the handset maker tries to fend off competition from Android devices and Apple's iPhone.

  • News: Huawei own-branded smartphone to hit UK in September

    Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei has revealed its latest own-branded handset could hit the UK as easy as next month (September).

  • News: MediaTek to trial 4G LTE TDD phone in China soon

    Taiwanese chipset vendor MediaTek has developed a handset for use on China's upcoming fourth-generation (4G) mobile technology known as LTE TDD, according to a company spokeswoman.

  • News: RIM launches smartphone management for small businesses

    Research In Motion launched a free online service for small businesses to help them centrally manage BlackBerry smartphones in the cloud, providing protection for business content saved on the devices.

  • News: Dell Nixes Streak 5 In Bid For Larger Tablets

    The 5-inch Dell Streak, an oversized smartphone pretending to be a tablet, is now officially dead as the computer maker puts its money on larger tablets that can better rival Apple’s popular iPad.

  • News: Apple 'planning 7 September iPod-themed event'

    Apple is planning to hold it annual music-themed event on 7 September and will announce a new line-up of iPods, according to an unverified report.

  • News: The Week in iPhone Cases: I am number four

    There seems to be no let up in the tide of iPhone cases—they just keep on coming, dazzling us with cooler and cooler ideas that range from the fashionable, to the practical, to the definitely unusable. That’s great news for your faithful //Macworld// staff, of course, who is more than happy to bring you yet another instalment of our weekly iPhone case roundup!

  • News: Essex teen charged with using BBM to encourage rioting

    An Essex teenager has become one of the first to be charged for using BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) to encourage others to take part in the London riots.

  • News: The Macworld Express app has arrived

    Our new Macworld Express app offers the best of our website and magazine content delivered to your iPad, and updated every minute of every day.

  • News: iPhone 5 imitator 'hiPhone 5' emerges in China

    Chinese consumers are now able to get their hands on the hiPhone 5 - a rip-off of Apple's next-generation iPhone based on leaked images.

  • News: iPhone 5 microsite 'leak' video is a hoax

    A video of what appears to be an iPhone 5 microsite, showing the new handset's features and specifications, has been exposed as a hoax.



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