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  • News: How to Manage BlackBerry Application Permissions

    Research In Motion's (RIM) BlackBerry smartphone OS is known for security, and that's for good reason. RIM designed the mobile OS with security in mind from the start, and it shows; the BlackBerry OS offers a number of ways for smartphone owners and IT administrators to control how mobile applications interact with your device and all of the data stored on it.

  • News: 13 essential programming tools for the mobile Web

    When it comes to programming for mobile devices, choice quickly becomes dilemma. Do you target the lucrative iPhone market at the expense of Android's rising tide? Do you go native or write code to the mobile Web? And while a single stack of code that performs optimally on an increasingly wide array of platforms, form factors, and devices would be the dream, the reality is a fragmented trial in which rudimentary tasks can often be a challenge.

  • News: No More Downtime: Is 'Always On' A Bad Thing?

    The first thing I did when I woke up this morning was pick up my BlackBerry from my nightstand and check e-mails as I walked downstairs to have my first cup of coffee. Even though it was Saturday, I responded to work e-mails from New Zealand and California, which are in time zones 10 hours ahead and nine hours behind, respectively, from where I sit in Europe.

  • News: Weekly Wrap: WWDC, iCloud, iOS 5, Lion, fast iMacs

    We started the Weekly Wrap a few weeks ago, to help you catch up on Macworld stories you may have missed. But if you missed the big stories this past week, you might want to see your doctor; this was the week of the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), Apple's annual event wherein it makes all sorts of exciting tech announcements. Missing our big stories the week of WWDC is like a football fan forgetting about the Super Bowl, or an American accidentally forgetting not to watch soccer. You're here now, though, so let's get started.

  • News: Nokia Siemens talks up QoS in mobile networks

    Nokia Siemens Networks is hoping more operators will start using QoS to offer differentiated mobile broadband services. But the technology will be a hard sell, because proving users are getting their money's worth will be difficult, Richard Webb, directing analyst at Infonetics, said.

  • News: 5 Reasons to (Still) Consider Android Over the iPhone, iOS 5

    As with past iPhone updates, iOS 5 plays catch-up with Apple's competitors and Android in particular, while adding unique features such as Twitter integration, iMessage, and online storage through iCloud.

  • News: IDC: Windows Phones to Overtake iPhone iOS by 2015

    The Windows operating system for smartphones is expected to gain market share in the next few years thanks to Nokia, eventually leapfrogging the iOS system used on Apple's iPhone. But Google Android will remain atop the field.

  • News: Apple's iPhone 4 Hired as Tricorder for Space Station

    Two iPhone 4s will be hitching a ride to the International Space Station in July when Space Shuttle Orbiter Atlantis blasts off for the last time from Kennedy Space Center.

  • News: Report: Apple iPhone 5 to launch in September

    According to 9to5Mac, Apple will launch the iPhone 5 in September. The site references "a previously accurate Apple source" as saying that the next-generation Apple iPhone will launch in three months and will include speech-recognition capabilities from Nuance, but won't include some of the features that have been rumoured.

  • News: Unlocked iPhone 4 Coming this Week? Sounds Good to Me

    Rumor has it Apple will start selling unlocked iPhone 4s in the U.S. starting Wednesday. It's unknown how much the alleged unlocked iPhones would cost, or what networks would run on. For those unfamiliar, selling unlocked iPhones is common outside the U.S., so the move would not be unprecedented.

  • News: Nuance talks to the social networks

    The new version of Dragon speech recognition software includes support for iPhones and social networks

  • News: Google pulls more malware from Android Market

    Google removed more malware-infected applications from its Android Market last week, according to a security researcher who reported the rogue software to the company.

  • News: iPhone 4S in advanced testing on Sprint, reports say

    Sprint is in advanced testing of an iPhone, possibly for sale this fall, that would run at first on a 3G wireless network rather than Sprint's faster WiMax, according to recent reports.

  • News: Apple slams Amazon's Android e-store as 'inferior'

    Apple this week called Amazon's Appstore for Android "inferior" as it urged a federal court to block the online retailer from using the term "appstore," court documents show.

  • News: Airtel joins Africa's mobile money fray

    As stiff competition eats into voice revenue for Africa's mobile operators, Bharti Airtel has moved to provide banking services in a bid to increase revenue.

  • News: First Look: iOS 5 Reminders

    It’s understandable if you’ve barely given more than the briefest of attention to Apple’s newly-announced Reminders app for iOS 5. After all, it was just one of the ten tantalizing iOS 5 features Apple vice president Scott Forstall unveiled during the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote on Monday, and a new to-do list app seems decidedly less sexy than, say, the new notifications system.

  • News: China gets upper hand in African mobile scramble

    Huawei on Monday morning announced a memorandum of understanding with 3 Kenyan Universities. At the event,Li Da Feng, president Eastern and Southern Africa at Huawei remarked that Huawei was now the second largest telecom supplier by revenue in the world, after Ericsson. 2010 saw Ericsson make USD 32.72 billion in revenues while Huawei made US$8 billion.

  • News: The New Nook has a Secret Web Browser

    Now that the new Nook from Barnes and Noble has hit the streets users have discovered the device has some hidden web potential. It seems that just typing a URL into the Nook's search bar pulls up the site in the ebook reader's previously undocumented web-browser. Of course the e-ink display doesn't make for the best screen for a browser as this video from The ebook Reader shows, but it's still an exciting sign of things to come on the Nook.

  • News: Apple moves to intervene in lawsuit against developers

    Apple has filed a motion to intervene in Lodsys’s lawsuit against seven developers. As first reported by anti-patent crusader Florian Mueller on his blog, Apple’s filing already includes its answer to Lodsys’s complaint, and its own counterclaim—should the court approve Apple’s initial intervention motion.

  • News: Microsoft hopes to draw Android developers to Windows Phone

    Microsoft is trying to woo Android application developers, offering them help in porting applications to Windows Phone.



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