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  • News: Samsung, Android top smartphone charts

    Samsung retained the top spot as leading mobile phone manufacturer in the US, boasting over a quarter of all US mobile subscribers. Android grabbed nearly half of the smartphone market in the US.

  • News: CCK defends move to switch off counterfeit phones

    The Communications Commission of Kenya has defended its decision asking mobile operators to switch off counterfeit handsets, citing rising crime and terrorism as the main reasons.

  • News: African nations make push for rural connectivity

    As the demand for effective communication in Africa grows, governments are stepping up efforts to roll out mobile and Internet connectivity to rural areas where the majority of Africans live.

  • News: Sprint's mysterious Oct. 7 event fuels more iPhone, LTE speculation

    Sprint poured more fuel on the iPhone rumor fire Tuesday by announcing a mysterious "strategy update" for press and analysts scheduled for Oct. 7 in New York.

  • News: Americans Favoring Texting Over Talking, Study Says

    Americans are spending more time texting and less time talking on their cellphones, and it may be because networks are riddled with dropped calls and audio issues, according to J.D. Power and Associates’ 2011 Wireless Network Quality Performance Study.

  • News: Android Devices Exposed: 7 Ways to Thwart Hackers

    Take a deep breath. There's a new report out highlighting a huge spike in threats against Google's Android platform. Yes, it's something to be concerned about. But don't freak out or return your cool new Samsung Galaxy Tab.

  • News: Windows Phone 7 Hits 30,000 Apps

    Microsoft's Windows Phone has managed to amass 30,000 apps in its Marketplace, despite occupying a mere sliver of the smartphone market.

  • News: Samsung backs VMware mobile hypervisor

    Samsung plans to make phones running VMware's mobile hypervisor technology and enterprises may be able to better manage those phones with new software from VMware, the virtualization company is announcing on Tuesday.

  • News: Samsung launches Bada phones with ChatOn service

    Samsung Electronics has introduced three new smartphones based on its own operating system Bada, including the new flagship model Wave 3, which includes a software client for the company's new messaging service ChatOn, Samsung said on Tuesday.

  • News: Samsung to buy webOS, recruits HP exec

    Samsung to buy webOS is the latest rumour to attach itself to the massive news of HP uncoupling itself from both its PC business and mobile strategy.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Cloudy with a chance of snow

    Snow Leopard may be getting support for iCloud, one runner shows his appreciation for Steve Jobs by thinking...different, and this wedding came complete with iPad support. The remainders for Monday, August 29, 2011 are full of pomp and circumstance.

  • News: Isis carriers pump in $100M for mobile wallet plan

    The three wireless carriers in the Isis mobile-payment joint venture are investing more than $100 million into the project, according to a published report.

  • News: Oracle-Google trial start may be delayed

    The start of the trial in Oracle's lawsuit against Google over alleged Java copyright and patent violations in the Android mobile OS could be delayed, according to a judge's ruling issued Monday in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

  • News: Groups ask FCC to rule against BART's mobile phone shutdown

    Digital rights groups ask the U.S. FCC to rule against BART's decision to shut down mobile phone service during a planned protest.

  • News: iPhone 5 Rumors Indicate Slightly Larger Display, 3.7 Inches

    While the iPhone 5 won't bring Steve Jobs back, it will help ease the pain of life without him -- at least, we can only hope.

  • News: Sprint iPhone 5? Employees Ordered to Zip It

    In light of speculation that Sprint will carry the iPhone 5 this fall, Sprint store management has reportedly ordered its employees to keep quiet.

  • News: Samsung Announces LTE Versions of Galaxy S II, Tab 8.9

    Samsung's Android-based Galaxy S II smartphone and Galaxy Tab 8.9 slate have yet to make their U.S. debuts, but that hasn't stopped the company from announcing LTE versions of both devices.

  • News: Samsung's ChatOn Messenger Guns for BlackBerry, Apple

    Samsung will link its Android phones and tablets with iOS devices and BlackBerry phones with a new messaging service called ChatOn. The service will be free and aims to compete with the popular BlackBerry Messenger (BBM), and Apple’s upcoming iMessage service.

  • News: Wireless Data Caps: Will They Really Cost You More?

    Unlimited data plans are going extinct, and users are wondering how they can avoid paying higher fees for their Web-surfing and Facebook-checking habits. In July, Verizon Wireless became the most recent carrier to switch from $30-per-month "all you can eat" data pricing to tiered data pricing. To see what effect the move to tiered pricing is likely to have on everyday users, we asked ten subscribers with smartphones to look at how much data they've been using per month for the past few months. Most of the respondents found that they hadn't been exceeding the 2GB data cap; but the larger their phone's screen was, the more data they tended to use, simply because those phones do a better job of streaming video and audio, and are easier to use for recreation and for checking email.

  • News: Focus on smartphone, tablet screen sizes at show

    At next week's Internationale Funkaustellung (IFA) in Berlin, smartphone makers are expected to push the boundaries of the device's screen sizes, while also launching tablets and trying to accelerate the momentum for 3D-capable products.



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