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  • News: Microsoft releases Bing for iPad app

    “Just Bing it” may have failed to catch on with the public’s search vernacular to date, but Microsoft’s most recent attempt to bring its search engine to the masses has culminated in the release Bing for iPad.

  • News: Canadian carrier to start LTE service in 2012

    Canada's third biggest wireless carrier has become the first of the country's operators to promise it will deploy LTE service.

  • News: Clorox cleans out BlackBerries in favor of iPhones, Android devices

    While IT managers are finding it nearly impossible to say no to employees who want to use smart phones and tablets in the workplace, they're also faced with securing the devices, which often means locking applications down and monitoring them through a company server.

  • News: Nokia offering new SDK for Qt

    Developers who want to take advantage of Nokia's cross-platform application and user interface framework can now access the latest release candidate.

  • News: Quake unlikely to raise prices, say Taiwanese PC makers

    Taiwanese PC makers said on Thursday that product prices would hold steady this year despite disruptions to raw material supplies after the massive Japan earthquake last month.

  • News: Judge in Oracle-Google case gets a lesson in Java

    Lawyers for Oracle and Google gave the judge overseeing their Java patent dispute a tutorial on Wednesday that underscored the complexity of the case between the two companies.

  • News: Microsoft advises against homebrew update WP7 tool

    Microsoft is advising people not to use an unauthorized tool for downloading two software updates to Windows Phone 7 devices.

  • News: Harman releases app to control its wireless audio systems

    Professional audio equipment manufacturer Harman has released Powered by Crown, an iOS app that can control its ethernet-based line of Crown amplifiers from an iOS device.

  • News: TEAC announces 24nm NAND flash chip

    Toshiba America Electronic Components introduced a new NAND flash product using 24nm circuitry along with a controller dedicated for error correction code.

  • News: Most NFC mobile wallet talk is 'half-baked,' analyst says

    Sprint's entry into the mobile wallet technology space could be as early as this year, according to a Sprint executive, but several analysts urged customers not to believe much of the mounting mobile payment hype from wireless carriers.

  • News: A-Ha! Cartoonatic brings animated effects to iPhone video

    Cartoonatic, a video effects iPhone app from MacPhun, debuted Tuesday in the App Store. The app features nine filters to make videos look like live-action cartoons, with effects that range from pencil sketches to one that fills the frame with bright primary colors. Videos can be shot in either 320-by-400 or 360-by-480 resolution.

  • News: iPhone-iPad App Spotlight: The Masters Golf Tournament

    Golf fanatics can't afford to miss the sporting event unlike any other, so get the official Masters Golf Tournament apps for iPhone and iPad.

  • News: iPhone 4 users report 'creepy' FaceTime glitch

    Some Apple iPhone 4 users have apparently uncovered a "creepy" glitch in the handset's FaceTime video-calling function.

  • News: Developer yanks unauthorized Windows Phone 7 update tool

    Just hours after launching a tool that let Windows Phone 7 owners grab smartphone updates directly from Microsoft, the developer yanked the utility from his Web site.

  • News: Apple patent for hybrid connector granted

    The US Patent and Trademark Office has granted a new patent to Apple concerning a hybrid DisplayPort/USB 3.0 connector.

  • News: The iPad keeps time with Vladstudio Desk Clock HD

    The iPad is a beautiful and useful device, but it sometimes gets shoved to the side when users are busy working on desktop computers—or even engaging in non-digital tasks. A new app makes productive use of the downtime, turning your tablet into a digital desk clock.

  • News: Harness disruption or become obsolete: Forrester

    Five years ago, Nokia dominated the smartphone market. How quickly things change. But before you sit back and think, ‘that won’t happen to me’, take a look at the competitive environment in which your company operates. Daunting, isn’t it?

  • News: Grooveshark App Booted from Android Market

    Is Google trying to clean up its act in the Android Market by dumping alleged copyright-infringing applications? That may be the case for at least one app after the controversial music streaming service Grooveshark disappeared from the Android Market on Tuesday. The move comes amid reports that Google is negotiating licensing rights for its new online music streaming service, Google Music.

  • News: Why Google Needs Android to be Less Open

    Google's Android OS is a mobile force to be reckoned with. Android smartphones have quickly risen to the top of the food chain, and Android tablets are emerging as a solid rival for Apple's iPad tablet. The "open" nature of the Android OS has contributed to its success, but the lack of control over the Android ecosystem as a whole creates a confusing landscape for app developers and could ultimately hinder the platform.

  • News: Nokia Drop sends images from PCs to phones

    Nokia Beta Labs has released Drop, an application that allows users to send images and links from a browser to a Symbian smartphone, according to a Tuesday blog post.

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