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  • News: Google Teams Up With Getty Museum, Gives Art Fans 'Goggles'

    If you haven’t already played around with Google Goggles, you’re really missing out on an amazing use of technology. The free application for your Android or iOS device allows you to retrieve various bits of information related to something by simply taking a picture of it. You can use the app to find out about anything from books to toys to even that addictive pack of gum in your pocket – and don’t forget about landmarks, in the summer of the summer season.

  • News: MyTouch 4G Slide is a smartphone and advanced camera

    T-Mobile USA announced the new MyTouch 4G Slide smartphone will go on sale in July and claimed it has the "most advanced camera of any smartphone."

  • News: Half a million Android devices activated daily, says Google

    Carriers are now activating more than 500,000 new Android devices every day, according to Google Vice President of Engineering Andy Rubin.

  • News: Symantec finds big differences in iOS, Android security

    Apple iOS and Google Android have some big differences when it comes to mobile security, creating distinct potential vulnerabilities for enterprises embracing devices running these operating systems, according to analysis by Symantec.

  • News: 500,000 Android Devices Activated Every Day

    Google's Android operating system just hit a big milestone, with more than 500,000 new devices activated every day.

  • News: 35 Percent of College Students Use Apps While Driving

    So much for higher education. A University of Alabama at Birmingham survey reveals that one third of college students use mobile apps while driving. Worse the numbers don't change among those college students who have previously been in accidents where the use of a mobile phone application was a contributing factor in the accident.

  • News: Symantec compares iOS and Android security

    Apple's iOS and Google's Android smartphone platforms are more secure than traditional desktop-based operating systems, but are still susceptible to many existing categories of attacks, according toa 23-page report from security software vendor Symantec.

  • News: MobileMe access problems reported

    Some users of Apple's MobileMe service are reporting problems accessing their emails this morning, though others report a normal service.

  • News: Double iPhone launch claims dismissed

    An analyst has rubbished claims that Apple plans to launch both an iPhone 5 and an iPhone 4S, saying that the iPhone 3GS will remain the low-end option.

  • News: Mystery of the Missing Honeycomb Apps

    Google's much-anticipated tablet operating system, Android 3.0 Honeycomb, made its splash in late February with the launch of the Motorola Xoom. Few Honeycomb-optimized apps were available at launch, but no matter: The expectation was that they'd follow soon after. Why wouldn't they, given the ever-growing popularity of Android? But instead of an explosion of Honeycomb apps, the fuse burned down to the powder keg...and then nothing happened. Four months later, we're still waiting: The number of Honeycomb-optimized apps remains in the low hundreds. By comparison, there are over 100,000 apps optimized for the iPad.

  • News: Mobile Payments: Don't Buy into It

    If you're anywhere close to my age, you might remember the late Orson Wells making a pitch for Paul Masson saying, "We will sell no wine before its time." That boast may have been true for the vintner, but sadly it's not true in the technology industry.

  • News: Your next job: Mobile app developer?

    As market demand surges for apps to run on iOS, Android and whatever operating system will power the next wave of smart devices, companies are facing a dearth of mobile development talent. For IT professionals with programming skills, that gap represents a fresh opportunity to embark on a career makeover.

  • News: Nokia ships phones with banking application in India

    Nokia has started shipping mobile phones in India that are preloaded with its banking application, in a bid to popularize mobile banking in the country.

  • News: Apple ditches Samsung for A6 chip building

    According to Merrill Lynch analyst Dan Heyler, Apple will be using Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company to build the next generation of chips in 2012.

  • News: World of Warcraft coming to iPad, iPhone

    The popular massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) World of Warcraft could be coming to the iPhone and iPad.

  • News: iPhone 5 production starts August – analyst

    According to a new analyst report, the next generation iPhone will go into production "mid to late August"

  • News: iPhone top smartphone in Europe with 40 per cent share

    The results paint a picture that suggests that Apple will continue its lead in the European smartphone market with 40 per cent of new buyers, followed by Android in second place with 19 per cent, Blackberry in third place with 17 per cent and Nokia with 15 per cent in fourth place.

  • News: Skype is coming to the iPad

    Skype expects the iPad Skype app to have similar success to the iPhone version which has said had a "userbase that doubled in just a month" following the launch.

  • News: The Week in iPad Cases: (Mostly) Natural edition

    We're back with another edition of our weekly iPad case roundup—this time with a heavy dose of natural materials such as bamboo, hemp, and the ever-popular leather. If you love the feel of the stuff Mother Earth has given us, well, it's your week.

  • News: Game Over: Five Reasons the iPhone 5 Will Dominate

    Apple reinvented the mobile phone, and revolutionized the smartphone when it introduced the iPhone. It has been surpassed in overall market share by the me-too, copycat Android OS, and Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 is a worthy challenger as well, but this fall Apple has an opportunity to set the bar for the industry once again, and leave the competition in the dust with the iPhone 5.



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