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  • News: The coming mobile battle between Android and Windows Phone 7

    Can Windows Phone 7 actually become the dominant mobile OS in less than 3 years? Yes, says Pyramid Research, and the reason is that the smartphone market is global and just beginning.

  • News: AusCERT 2011: Mobile banking malware on the rise

    Chief technology officer of Trusteer, Amit Klein, has spoken about the trends of mobile malware, citing mobile banking as the next big threat to the industry.

  • News: Boost a Mobile Hotspot, Extend Media Center to Other TVs

    Reader Lois just moved to an area of California where there's no cable or DSL Internet service available. (Hard to believe, right?) She considered satellite service, but learned that those options are "slow and expensive." Cleverly, she's trying a Verizon MiFi mobile hotspot--a great solution, but it's also proving to be slow. (Lois notes that she gets only two bars on her call phone, so obviously she's in an area with poor cell-tower coverage.) Ultimately, she's "tired of paying for [a] less than quality product."

  • News: Senate slates second round with Apple, Google over mobile privacy

    Congress on Thursday will again grill executives from Apple and Google over mobile privacy concerns.

  • News: Senate slates second round with Apple, Google over mobile privacy

    Congress on Thursday will again grill executives from Apple and Google over mobile privacy concerns.

  • News: Android Data Leaks Discovered: What You Need to Know

    A security flaw in nearly all Android phones can leak contact, calendar and photo data to nearby hackers, researchers said. But is this a serious threat to Android security, or just an overblown bit of fear-mongering?

  • News: Secrets to Mastering the Apple Rumor Mill

    Have you ever marveled at how it is that the local weatherman can be wrong more often than not, and yet still get to keep his job? Well, being a TV weatherperson requires great hair and a winning smile...or at least some knowledge of meteorology, but fear not! You can be an Apple analyst instead and be wrong just as often--maybe more.

  • News: Amazon Quad-Core Tablet Rumored for 2011

    Amazon plans to release two new Android tablets before the end of 2011, including one with NVIDIA's forthcoming mobile quad-core chip, according to online rumors. Amazon is purportedly planning an entry-level tablet, codenamed "Coyote," with a dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 chip. The other slate, dubbed "Hollywood," will sport the new "Kal-El" quad-core mobile chip. There are no rumors about screen sizes, storage capacity or other specs for Amazon's purported tablets, according to Boy Genius Report.

  • News: Apple and Google to face another Senate privacy hearing

    Barely a week after sending its vice president of software, Bud Tribble, to Capitol Hill for a hearing about location data, Apple is due back before the Senate again. This time around, Apple is sending Catherine A. Novelli, its vice president for worldwide government affairs; the topic for the May 19 hearing is Consumer Privacy and Protection in the Mobile Marketplace.

  • News: SAP revs up mobile application strategy

    SAP is giving its ongoing push into mobile applications an extra shove with a series of new products aimed at verticals such as utilities, energy, retail and manufacturing, the company announced Tuesday during the Sapphire Now conference in Orlando.

  • News: O2 outage affecting London and the South East

    O2 customers in parts of London, Kent and Sussex have been unable to make calls, access the web or text today after the network went down.

  • News: Apple's iPhone 5 to be made in Q3, analyst firm predicts

    Apple's iPhone 5 will be manufactured in the third quarter, hinting at a possible launch of a new version of the iconic smartphone later this year, a financial analyst firm said Tuesday.

  • News: Brits use 115MB of data an hour on 'free' smartphone apps

    Free smartphone apps such as Angry Birds are costing Brits 115MB of data allowance every hour, says Virgin Media Business.

  • News: iPhone 5 to launch on 21 November - report

    A member of staff at mobile phone retailer Phones4U has reportedly let it slip that the next-generation iPhone will launch on 21 November.

  • News: Seagate releases battery-powered drive for iOS, other mobile platforms

    Seagate today announced a battery-powered wireless drive for mobile devices such as the iPad.

  • News: Starbucks shares lessons of going mobile

    An Android app and the ability to order a drink from a mobile phone are coming soon, an executive from Starbucks said as he shared lessons and tips from his company's experience offering mobile applications.

  • News: iPod nano watch conversion kit project seeks funding

    A project to create an watch conversion kit for the sixth-generation iPod nano is seeking $75,000 in funding by 15 June.

  • News: Samsung will Push Android Gingerbead to Galaxy Phone, Tablet

    Samsung will finally upgrade to Android Gingerbread 2.3 on the Galaxy S smartphone and Galaxy Tab tablet, the company announced Monday. Samsung did not say when exactly it will push out the update, except that the rollout begins in mid-May in the U.K., then goes through to Europe, North America, and the rest of the world.

  • News: Poll: 50% totally against smartphone location tracking

    A PC Advisor poll of 282 visitors to the site found considerable opposition to the practice of location tracking (smartphones that log people's location in a saved file, for instance). Half of voters said they were 'Totally against it: I won't have anything to do with companies that track my location'.

  • News: Asda launches gadget trade-in service

    Supermarket Asda has launched a gadget trade-in service that allows Brits to get cash for their old technology.



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