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  • News: Remains of the Day: All work and no play

    Samsung doesn't get to play with future Apple products, Taiwanese manufacturers are getting pretty familiar with Amazon's purported tablet PC, and the Machine Project wants to tinker with Los Angeles's supply of Apple IIs. As for the remainders for Wednesday, June 22, 2011, don't tell me no lines and keep your hands to yourself.

  • News: Austin added as second city for mobile wallet test

    Isis officials named Austin, Texas, as their second 2012 launch market for the carrier-backed venture that relies on Near Field Communication-ready smartphones to help consumers buy goods from merchants there.

  • News: Sony Ericsson's Xperia Ray, Active Coming with Gingerbread

    Sony Ericsson unveiled the Xperia Ray and Xperia Active, new phones that will come equipped with Android 2.3 Gingerbread, at the CommunicAsia conference in Singapore.

  • News: FNB claims rapid uptake of mobile banking service

    As local and international banks continue to roll out technologies to provide efficient and remote banking services in Africa, South Africa's First Nation Bank (FNB) has announced that it is experiencing a rapid uptake of mobile banking services across its operations in the region.

  • News: New bill would require mobile carriers to detail 4G speeds

    A new bill in the U.S. House of Representatives would require mobile providers to detail minimum data speeds and give other information to customers.

  • News: iPhone 4 is Tops with Flickr Shutterbugs

    The iPhone 4's 5-megapixel camera is now officially the most popular camera used on Flickr, according to the photo sharing site's own statistics. The iPhone 4 outclassed Nikon's D90 for the top spot in Flickr's rankings, and it's the only phone in the top 5, alongside three other Canon EOS cameras.

  • News: Lodsys requests two extra months to reply to Apple's motion

    Back on June 9, Apple filed a motion seeking to intervene as a defendant in Lodsys’s patent infringement lawsuit against various iOS, Mac, and Android software developers. The court has yet to rule on Apple’s motion, and now may take even longer: Lodsys on Tuesday filed an “Unopposed Motion For Extension of Time to respond to Apple Inc.’s Motion to Intervene.”

  • News: Nokia reveals details of Symbian deal with Accenture

    Nokia said on Wednesday it has finalized an agreement with Accenture to develop the Symbian mobile OS as the company retrenches in a competitive mobile device market.

  • News: Elpida develops thin memory device for tablets, phones

    Elpida Memory and subsidiary Akita Elpida Memory said Wednesday that they have developed technology to mass-manufacture a four-layer DRAM package just 0.8 millimeters thick that can be used to pack more memory into thinner mobile phones and tablets.

  • News: New LightSquared plan faces attack, uncertainty

    The coast is not yet clear for LightSquared's hybrid satellite-LTE network despite the company's announcement on Monday that it has found a solution to interference with GPS.

  • News: Roadshow for iPad saves videos for viewing later

    Fetch Softworks, which makes the Fetch FTP client for Mac OS X, has come out with Roadshow, a new iPad app that allows you to save web videos for viewing later, even when the device is offline. The free, ad-supported app imposes a limit of up to 15 saved videos; a $5 in-app purchase removes that limitation (as well as the advertising).

  • News: Hipmunk updates flight search app for iPad

    Hipmunk launched its flight and hotel search service last year with an eye toward taking some of the pain out of booking travel. Now the company is hoping to do the same thing for iPad users.

  • News: Verizon to Kill Unlimited Data Plans in July

    If you want an unlimited smartphone data plan, you're running out of options.

  • News: 24% of web users have banked on their mobile phone

    Nearly a quarter (24 percent) of web users have banked online via their mobile phone, says BullGuard.

  • News: ITV makes catch-up TV service available to Android users

    ITV has followed in the footsteps of the BBC and made its catch-up TV service, ITVPlayer, available on smartphones running Google Android.

  • News: Nokia unveils N9 smartphone using MeeGo

    Nokia unveiled Tuesday its new N9 smartphone that runs the MeeGo operating system, and is being marketed as a "pure touch screen" device without buttons.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Can't we all just get along?

    A U.S. District Judge wants Apple and Samsung to sit down and have tea, Apple's new campus is getting some love from neighboring cities, and Hulu has decided to play nice with those new App Store subscription rules. The remainders for Monday, June 20, 2011 are asking everyone to join hands and start a love train.

  • News: LightSquared may change bands to save GPS

    Mobile broadband startup LightSquared proposed an alternative network plan on Monday in which it would use different frequencies to prevent interference with GPS.

  • News: NSA wants bulletproof smartphone, tablet security

    The National Security Agency, America's high-tech spy agency which also plays a key role in approving hardware and software for use by the Department of Defense, wants to be able to outfit military personnel with commercial smartphones and tablets -- but based on a NSA security design.

  • News: The Week in iPad Cases: The crux of the matter

    It's been a couple of weeks since our last iPad-case roundup—you can blame WWDC and its slew of announcements for that—but we're back! This installment of our hebdomadal case roundup includes a covering that turns your magical tablet into a veritable laptop, another that can be used to mount it just about anywhere, and one that adds battery time to a device already known for its legendary power independence.



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