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  • News: Best Voice Recognition Apps for Your Smartphone

    Voice-recognition software is nothing new. But put it on a smartphone, and it comes to life. All of the frustrations of trying to control your PC by voice--fiddling for a microphone, repeating yourself again and again, resisting the urge to relent and turn to your trusty keyboard--are eliminated when you use the same technology on your mobile phone.

  • News: Apple complaint over HTC's infringement of iPhone upheld

    HTC has revealed its plans to appeal against a ruling by the US International Trade Commission (ITC) that claims some of the smartphone maker's Google Android-based handsets infringe Apple patents.

  • News: O2 launches location-based deals service for its customers

    O2 has launched a location-based service that offers its customers access to discounts and special offers at nearby retailers.

  • News: Acer to boost its smartphone, tablet presence in China

    Acer has created a new mobile devices business group for China, with the aim of tapping the country's growing smartphone and tablet market.

  • News: BBC launches Android app to help monitor UK's 3G coverage

    The BBC has unveiled an app for mobile phones running Google Android that aims to map the 2G and 3G coverage across the UK.

  • News: Is Android Losing Appeal With Developers?

    Android is a phenomenal success story--skyrocketing from nothing to surpass both RIM and Apple and become the dominant smartphone platform in only a couple years. Recent studies, however, indicate Android may have lost some luster with developers as iOS seems to be the primary platform developers are working on.

  • News: ITC Ruling Threatens Future of Android

    Apple won a preliminary victory over HTC--and over Android by proxy--when the ITC agreed this week that HTC smartphones violate two Apple patents. The ITC decision could be a sign that the Android party is over, and the mobile OS could be in trouble.

  • News: Apple - Samsung spat threatens iPad chip deal

    Taiwan's TSMC has started trial manufacturing of next generation A6 chips for Apple

  • News: iOS projects jump ahead of Android

    The number of projects being developed for iOS devices has jumped this year, while Android's share of the market has dropped, according to analysts.

  • News: HTC loses ITC patent ruling in Apple tussle

    A judge at the U.S. International Trade Commission has made an initial determination that HTC infringed two Apple patents, HTC said Friday.

  • News: Kootol sues Apple, Google, more for patent infringement

    Another patent-holding company has set its sights on Apple, numerous other large companies, and even smaller developers like The Iconfactory, alleging violations of a patent that covers one- and two-way messaging. On Friday, Kootol Software announced that it sent notices of the alleged patent infringement to a variety of companies you may have heard of; in addition to Apple, Kootol sent letters to Yahoo, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, AOL, Facebook, Twitter, Nokia, Foursquare, IBM, LInkedIn, MySpace, RIM, Quora, Salesforce, Twitpic, Ubermedia, and iOS and Mac software developer The Iconfactory. Those last three companies all make software that integrates directly with Twitter.

  • News: iPhone 5 rumor roll-up for the week ending July 15

    July is half over and still no sign of The Next iPhone.

  • News: Apple preps for third-quarter earnings call next Tuesday

    It comes but four times a year: Apple's quarterly earnings financial conference call. While Apple chief operating officer Tim Cook and chief financial officer Peter Oppenheimer will take to the phone on Tuesday, July 19 to serenade analysts and reporters to the sweet sounds of the company's balance sheet, those same analysts and reporters will be parsing every word for even the slightest clue to Apple's future plans and intentions.

  • News: Virgin Media unveils TiVo iPhone app

    Virgin Media has launched an iPhone app for its TiVo TV-on-demand service that allows smartphone users to set programmes to record from their handset.

  • News: Oracle wants to grill Google's Page in Android suit

    Oracle wants to put Google CEO Larry Page on the hot seat in the companies' intellectual property lawsuit over the Android mobile operating system, according to a court filing made late Thursday by the companies.

  • Video: Ballmer jokes about the slow growth of Windows Phone 7

    Plus, Assange fights his extradition, one of China's fastest supercomputers goes online, Netflix slaps its users with a big price hike, Verizon Wireless opens a new LTE innovation center, Telehealth now allows patients to talk to their doctors via webcams and finally students compete for the Microsoft Imagine Cup.

  • News: Google: 130 million devices worldwide run Android

    Google has revealed there 130 million devices running its Android platform around the world.

  • News: Flaw in Vodafone Sure Signal device lets hackers listen to calls

    A security flaw with Vodafone's Sure Signal Femtocells, which are designed to boost 3G signals in the home, that would allow hackers to listen to phone calls, has been identified.

  • News: Apple offers App Store seven-day refund policy for Taiwan

    Apple has amended its App Store policy in Taiwan, allowing customers to receive a refund within seven days of buying a product after a demand by Taipei's city government.

  • News: Apple bumps up UK App prices- updated

    Ripoff Britain or exchange rate rebalancing act? Developers were unaware of impending price hike.



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