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  • News: Apple 'orders 10 million iPhone 5 units'

    Taiwanese manufacturer Pegatron has received an order for 10 million iPhone 5 units, according to reports.

  • News: Digital book developer Push Pop Press sells to Facebook

    The digital book frontier has lost a pioneering company with Facebook’s acquisition of Push Pop Press. The San Francisco-based start-up, which launched in February this year, aimed to “re-imagine the book”; its first product was the iOS app of Al Gore’s book, Our Choice. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

  • News: RIM's new BlackBerry Torches: Specs are right, but what about the OS?

    The two new BlackBerry Torch models unveiled by RIM today feature impressive specifications, but their success may hinge on how well RIM's new operating system functions.

  • News: Updated BlackBerry lineup debuts: thinner, faster, touchier

    The Bold gets a touchscreen, and the Torch gets one model with a large screen

  • News: New BlackBerry Torch Guns for the iPhone Again

    Research In Motion is pushing its fourth attempt to dethrone Apple's iPhone with the new all-touchscreen BlackBerry Torch 9850/9860. The new smartphone is the biggest BlackBerry yet with a 3.7-inch display, and continues the legacy of RIM's keyboardless Storm phones, albeit with a revamped BlackBerry 7 OS, which sports a redesigned virtual keyboard.

  • News: Hands on with the BlackBerry Torch 9850

    RIM has launched five new BlackBerry smartphones, three of which will soon go onsale in the UK. The Torch 9850 is a pure touchscreen device with a 3.7in (480x800-pixel) screen – the largest on a BlackBerry device to date. The 253dpi display, 5Mp camera and 720p video camera are powered by a 1.2GHz processor and 768MB of RAM. Primed with 4GB of internal memory, the Torch 9850’s memory will be expandable by up to 32GB via a microSD card. The handset has Wi-Fi and HSPA+ connectivity and runs BB7 – the brand-new version of the BlackBerry smartphone OS.

  • News: RIM unveils new BlackBerry Bold and BlackBerry Torch handsets

    Research in Motion (RIM) has unveiled two new versions of its BlackBerry Bold smartphone and three new models of the BlackBerry Torch handset, all of which will run the firm's latest iteration of the BlackBerry operating system.

  • News: Huawei crafts aluminum body for new Vision smartphone

    Huawei is jumping on the trend to make Android-based smartphones thinner and lighter, launching its "Vision" smartphone on Wednesday with an aluminum alloy body.

  • News: Facebook acquires digital book software start-up

    Facebook has acquired Push Pop Press, a start-up that has developed software for creating highly interactive digital books, for an undisclosed amount.

  • News: An App For Your Home Decorating Toolbox

    Interior decorating projects often require a weekend at the home improvement store. But PPG Industries has designed a way to select paint colors without collecting piles of sample chips. Its desktop and mobile application ColorClix—a CIO 100 Award winner—lets you follow your inspiration, whether it's from a magazine, a photograph or a TV show. Upload an image to ColorClix, and the app matches it to a palette of paint colors. You can see what a color would look like in a room using ColorClix Visualizer and share it with family and friends over social media. When it's time to buy, a calculator in the app helps you figure out how many gallons to order. Chris Caruso, PPG's global business IT director, says the company, which makes Olympic paint for Lowe's, wants to expand the app to help customers with the whole of their design projects—suggesting furniture and household items, and offering decorating tips. "We want to create a road map that goes beyond selecting color.

  • News: WTF? $16 for Final Fantasy Tactics for iPhone?

    After finally getting approved last week by Apple, Final Fantasy Tactics for the iPhone has a release date and a price. (Though you may want to sit down before finding out how much it's going to cost).

  • News: Google to help developers adopt their apps for tablets

    Google is organizing a series of Android Developer Labs (ADLs) that aim to help developers convert theirexisting smartphone applications to run on Honeycomb-based tablets, it said in a blog post on Monday.

  • News: Telstra offers online portal to manage mobile devices

    Australian operator Telstra has launched the Mobile Device Management Portal, which allows IT administrators to remotely manage Apple iPhone and Android-based smartphones, the company said on Tuesday.

  • News: HTC fights back by launching legal action against Apple

    HTC has hit back at Apple by filing legal action against the tech giant in the UK.

  • Video: Mango launches, Nintendo slashes the price of the 3DS: the week in techonology

    The Mango edition of Windows Phone makes its debut in Japan, Samsung and Verizon launch a 4G LTE version of the Galaxy Tab, Nintendo cuts the price of its 3DS amid slow sales and quarterly losses, Toyota's new technology helps cars avoid collisions with pedestrians and we test out the Contour+ wearable camcorder.

  • News: Android market share nears 50% worldwide

    It's a new month, which means that another research firm has released data showing us that Android and the iPhone are pretty popular.

  • News: Judge: E-mail in Oracle-Google case will remain public

    The judge overseeing the lawsuit Oracle filed over the Android mobile OS has denied Google's attempt to get a potentially damaging e-mail redacted.

  • News: Trick or treat: Apple iPhone 5 coming in October?

    Apple’s iPhone 5 has been the subject of scads of rumors, with some focused on a bigger screen, others on fewer buttons and still others on facial recognition. But the one thing all the rumormongers seemed to agree on of late was that the next great smartphone would emerge in September.

  • News: Apple patches iOS security certificate flaw for iPhones, iPads

    The latest iOS update corrects a security flaw in how Apple's mobile OS handled security certificates. Without it, hackers can create their own certifcates, opening iPhone and iPad sessions to capture and decryption.

  • News: Nokia seeks apps, ideas for next billion

    Applications for the Nokia Series 40 feature phones (Nokia Java phones) are expected to increase, both locally and internationally as a result of the "Nokia Create 4 Millions" challenge.



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