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  • News: Microsoft offers developers early access to Windows Phone Mango

    The company is looking to cultivate partnerships with developers as it battles against rival platforms from Apple and Google

  • News: RIM agrees to review its structure

    Research In Motion's board of directors has agreed to form an independent committee to study aspects of the company's management structure, including clarifying the roles of RIM's controversial co-CEOs.

  • News: HP TouchPad Garners Mixed Reviews

    HP's TouchPad, the company's response to the Apple iPad, is hitting stores tomorrow and the first reviews are in. The TouchPad is the first iPad competitor to adopt Apple's screen form factor (4:3, while most Android tablets are 16:9), and also the first non-Android contender, running HP's WebOS.

  • News: LightSquared files GPS report and new plan

    LightSquared filed a long-awaited report on possible GPS interference by its planned cellular network to the FCC on Thursday, along with a formal proposal to use a different block of frequencies to prevent those problems.

  • News: Symantec Uncovers Android Apps Security Threat

    Android has quickly climbed to the top of the mobile OS mountain, and it owes much of its success to being a more open platform than rivals like iOS. However, that openness is a double-edged sword that also exposes Android to potential risk--like the Android Class Loading Hijacking threat discovered by Symantec.

  • News: Radio Soulwax iPhone app launched

    Belgian musicians Soulwax - also known as 2ManyDJs - have developed an iPhone app that lets you experience their work in the form of a 'musical film'.

  • News: MoviePass brings all-you-can-watch model to theaters

    Cinephiles and lovers of air-conditioned theaters alike will appreciate MoviePass, a new service that aims to bring a smartphone-controlled, all-you-can-watch option to movie-going. I attended the start-up’s official launch event on Wednesday in San Francisco, where guests not only got to test out the new service, but also watch a free screening of the new Transformers: Dark of the Moon movie (more on that later).

  • News: Free preview of new Times iPhone app offered

    The Times has launched an updated version of its iPhone app and is offering it for free for a limited time.

  • News: Samsung Galaxy S2 is 'UK's favourite smartphone'

    According to online comparison and switching service uSwitch the Samsung Galaxy S2 is the most popular phone in the United Kingdom, beating even Apple's iconic Apple iPhone 4 handset for the second consecutive month.

  • News: Nokia sells messaging unit to Synchronica

    Nokia is selling its operator-branded messaging business to Synchronica, a British developer of mobile messaging software, the companies said Thursday. The business unit provides e-mail and instant messaging services to the likes of AT&T and Verizon.

  • News: Nokia upgrades older Symbian phones

    In an apparent push to keep customers from defecting to other platforms until its Windows Phones ship, Nokia is planning to upgrade some of its older Symbian-based smartphones.

  • News: Essential Apps for Windows Phone 7

    For any smartphone user, adding some simple-to-use and practical apps is a great way to get the most out of a handset. Our package of essentials should be more than enough to get you started.

  • News: Essential Apps for BlackBerry

    About to invest in a new smartphone, or wondering how to take full advantage of your current one? With practical and easy-to-use apps, you can get the most out of your phone. Our package of essentials should be more than enough to get you started.

  • News: Essential Apps for Android

    If you're in the market for a brand-new smartphone--or if you feel that you haven’t fully taken advantage of your current one--finding great apps is the last piece of the puzzle. The sheer number of apps available on the market can be daunting, but our package of essentials should be more than enough to get you started.

  • News: Essential Apps for iOS

    Whether you're a longtime iPhone user or the proud owner of a new iPhone 4, you know that great apps are the key to taking full advantage of your handset. Our package of essentials should be more than enough to get you started.

  • News: 12 Terrific Tips for Taking Tech on Vacation

    Travel season is nearly here, and although we all love our technology at home, using devices while you're away can be a hassle. Before you even start to pack your bags, check out the following tips--they'll help you enjoy your vacation while remaining connected. With these tricks and products, you can avoid some extra expenses, secure your luggage, and have enough juice to last the entire day.

  • News: Angry Birds lands on Windows Phone 7

    Little green pigs across the nation are cowering in fear now that Angry Birds has finally come to Windows Phone 7.

  • News: More Americans own e-readers than tablets, survey finds

    A Pew Research Institute survey in May found that Americans favor less-expensive e-reader devices over tablets like Apple's iPad.

  • News: Security Shootout: PlayBook, iPad, Android

    The CIO (US) story, "Security Shootout: PlayBook, iPad, Android," posted June 10, has been changed to correct the number of devices that BoxTone -- a mobile device management vendor -- manages, and also to clarify the company's opinion about security on various devices. The fifth and 10th paragraphs of the article have been changed.

  • News: Android's biggest security flaw is its users, report finds

    Google’s Android has solved many of the security weaknesses that beset Windows but at the expense of handing a dangerous level of decision-making to users, a Symantec study has suggested.



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