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  • News: RIM unveils new BlackBerry Bold and BlackBerry Torch handsets

    Research in Motion (RIM) has unveiled two new versions of its BlackBerry Bold smartphone and three new models of the BlackBerry Torch handset, all of which will run the firm's latest iteration of the BlackBerry operating system.

  • News: Huawei crafts aluminum body for new Vision smartphone

    Huawei is jumping on the trend to make Android-based smartphones thinner and lighter, launching its "Vision" smartphone on Wednesday with an aluminum alloy body.

  • News: Facebook acquires digital book software start-up

    Facebook has acquired Push Pop Press, a start-up that has developed software for creating highly interactive digital books, for an undisclosed amount.

  • News: An App For Your Home Decorating Toolbox

    Interior decorating projects often require a weekend at the home improvement store. But PPG Industries has designed a way to select paint colors without collecting piles of sample chips. Its desktop and mobile application ColorClix—a CIO 100 Award winner—lets you follow your inspiration, whether it's from a magazine, a photograph or a TV show. Upload an image to ColorClix, and the app matches it to a palette of paint colors. You can see what a color would look like in a room using ColorClix Visualizer and share it with family and friends over social media. When it's time to buy, a calculator in the app helps you figure out how many gallons to order. Chris Caruso, PPG's global business IT director, says the company, which makes Olympic paint for Lowe's, wants to expand the app to help customers with the whole of their design projects—suggesting furniture and household items, and offering decorating tips. "We want to create a road map that goes beyond selecting color.

  • News: WTF? $16 for Final Fantasy Tactics for iPhone?

    After finally getting approved last week by Apple, Final Fantasy Tactics for the iPhone has a release date and a price. (Though you may want to sit down before finding out how much it's going to cost).

  • News: Google to help developers adopt their apps for tablets

    Google is organizing a series of Android Developer Labs (ADLs) that aim to help developers convert theirexisting smartphone applications to run on Honeycomb-based tablets, it said in a blog post on Monday.

  • News: Telstra offers online portal to manage mobile devices

    Australian operator Telstra has launched the Mobile Device Management Portal, which allows IT administrators to remotely manage Apple iPhone and Android-based smartphones, the company said on Tuesday.

  • News: HTC fights back by launching legal action against Apple

    HTC has hit back at Apple by filing legal action against the tech giant in the UK.

  • Video: Mango launches, Nintendo slashes the price of the 3DS: the week in techonology

    The Mango edition of Windows Phone makes its debut in Japan, Samsung and Verizon launch a 4G LTE version of the Galaxy Tab, Nintendo cuts the price of its 3DS amid slow sales and quarterly losses, Toyota's new technology helps cars avoid collisions with pedestrians and we test out the Contour+ wearable camcorder.

  • News: Android market share nears 50% worldwide

    It's a new month, which means that another research firm has released data showing us that Android and the iPhone are pretty popular.

  • News: Judge: E-mail in Oracle-Google case will remain public

    The judge overseeing the lawsuit Oracle filed over the Android mobile OS has denied Google's attempt to get a potentially damaging e-mail redacted.

  • News: Trick or treat: Apple iPhone 5 coming in October?

    Apple’s iPhone 5 has been the subject of scads of rumors, with some focused on a bigger screen, others on fewer buttons and still others on facial recognition. But the one thing all the rumormongers seemed to agree on of late was that the next great smartphone would emerge in September.

  • News: Apple patches iOS security certificate flaw for iPhones, iPads

    The latest iOS update corrects a security flaw in how Apple's mobile OS handled security certificates. Without it, hackers can create their own certifcates, opening iPhone and iPad sessions to capture and decryption.

  • News: Nokia seeks apps, ideas for next billion

    Applications for the Nokia Series 40 feature phones (Nokia Java phones) are expected to increase, both locally and internationally as a result of the "Nokia Create 4 Millions" challenge.

  • News: Can We Avoid the Mobile Bandwidth Drought?

    We've all experienced it on our smartphones: long waits for buffering videos, apps that hiccup when your Net connection cuts out, and webpages that take forever to load. According to experts, what we are experiencing are hints of an impending wireless broadband drought.

  • News: Nokia drops letters for phone names, goes to just numbers

    Nokia has decided that its one-letter naming convention plus a model number for its phones isn't keeping up with the times. The Finnish phone maker said in a blog post on Monday that it will now use just numbers, calling its latest smartphone the "500."

  • News: Black Hat roundup: Let the electric-shock craziness begin

    Ready to power on next week, the annual Black Hat Conference in Las Vegas promises to be the high-voltage event it has been in the past where security experts tear apart any naïve hope that there's really anything secure at all that was ever made by the high-tech industry.

  • News: The Week in iPad Cases: Marching on

    The iPad 2 has been on the market for a nearly five months, but the flood of new cases hasn't stopped. Which is good for us, and you, because it means yet another iPad case roundup.

  • News: iPhone 5 sighting claimed

    A San Francisco resident has captured images of what he claims is an Apple employee using an iPhone 5.

  • News: iPhone Remedies Communication Woes at Texas Hospital

    At Texas Children's Hospital (TCH), communication can be a matter of life and death. But with nurses spending more time at bedsides than behind workstations, the Houston-based healthcare facility was struggling "to drive effective communication between nurses, physicians and providers of care," says Myra Davis, vice president of information services at TCH. To cure its communication ailments, TCH turned to a wildly popular consumer device: the Apple iPhone.



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