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  • News: LG Optimus 2X will be UK's first dual-core smartphone

    UK retailer Expansys is claiming that the LG Optimus 2X - the first dual-core smartphone available - will go on sale in the UK for a mighty £499, on 21 February. It contains an nVidia Tegra 2 dual core Cortex A9 SoC clocked at 1GHz.

  • News: T-Mobile halves data allowance for mobile phone users

    T-Mobile has reduced the data allowance of its mobile phone customers, in most cases reducing the amount of data users can utilise from 1GB to 500MB. Google Android users have also gone down to 500MB, but were previously able to access 3GB of data each month. T-Mobile justified the move by saying it would provide "a better experience for all our customers who use internet on their phone".

  • News: British Library launches app for iPhone, iPad & Android

    You can now enjoy unique and rare items such as the original version of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland with a new app from the British Library.

  • News: RIM to filter porn websites in Indonesia

    Research in Motion has revealed it will stop users of its BlackBerry devices in Indonesia from accessing websites containing pornographic material.

  • News: Google will deploy fixes for Android SMS bug soon

    Google has confirmed a bug in its Android mobile operating system that is responsbile for occasionally sending text messages to the wrong person.

  • News: 16 mobile apps that will matter in 2011

    With hundreds of thousands of mobile apps already available, you might think that we don't need any more. But you'd be wrong. Even with all of the apps out there for the iPad, iPhone, Android phones and tablets, BlackBerrys and other smart devices, we still want - and need - more.

  • News: Should you overclock your smartphone?

    The Android vs iPhone debate will continue for some time, but there's one area where Android wins every time: hackability. iPhone users might discuss jailbreaking, which allows - wow! - unauthorised software to be installed.

  • News: CES: Lady Gaga unveils Polaroid products

    Almost a year to the day since Polaroid said it was signing on Lady Gaga as its creative director, the popular singer has unveiled the fruits of her labour at the imaging company.

  • Video: CES: Samsung demonstrates Mobile Printing App using Samsung Galaxy Tab

    A demonstration of Mobile Printing App from the CES tradeshow in Las Vegas

  • News: CES: LG shows glasses-free 3D screens

    LG Electronics showed it's serious about 3D in mobile devices, introducing a new 4.3in glasses-free 3D screen for mobile devices and a similar prototype 7in 3D screen on a mobile TV.

  • News: CES: Motorola Android phone pairs with dock for added features

    Motorola showed off a new Android phone that connects to a docking station that looks like a laptop but has no CPU, so that users can access a full physical keyboard and monitor.

  • News: CES: Sony Ericsson launches Xperia Arc

    The slew of Android powerhouse phones is just beginning with the unveiling of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc.

  • News: Ofcom lets mobile networks use 2G spectrum for 3G services

    Ofcom has given mobile networks the go-ahead to use 2G spectrum to offer 3G services such as mobile broadband.

  • News: CES: Spot Connect links Android phones to satellites

    A new hardware and smartphone app combo launched at CES turns your handset into a satellite communicator, allowing you to send messages and GPS co-ordinates from virtually anywhere on the planet, even when you’re out of reach of a mobile network.

  • News: CES: in-car gadgets offer connectivity everywhere

    Gadget and car manufacturers are predicting that 2011 will be the year of in-car computing, here at the CES tradeshow in Las Vegas, Nevada. PC Advisor has seen demonstrations of products from Toyota and Parrot that allow users to stay connected at the wheel. They offer web, apps, music and mobile connectivity to drivers and their passengers.

  • News: Amazon readies Android Market competitor

    Amazon is preparing to open an Android app store to compete with Google's Android Market, and has launched a beta portal where developers can submit applications for Android-based smartphones, according to a company blog.

  • News: iPhone alarm problems still being reported

    Some Apple iPhone users are reporting that one-off alarms are still not working on the device, despite reports that the New Year alarm bug should fix itself on January 3.

  • News: LG lets phones & tablets talk to appliances

    LG Electronics' Thinq technology will allow smartphones and tablets to control and communicate with some of the company's home appliances, including ovens, refrigerators, washing machines and a robotic vacuum cleaner, the company announced on Monday.

  • News: All GSM networks 'vulnerable to hackers'

    Two security researchers have claimed that, for the first time, any GSM network or phone could be vulnerable to hackers, without the need to buy expensive network-sniffing tools.

  • Video: CES 2011 preview

    A look at what's likely to be hot at the CES event

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