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  • Opinion: What Do You Need to Survive Hurricane Irene?

    As Hurricane Irene plows through North Carolina on its destructive path up the East Coast of the United States, people need to be prepared. If you have an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, you can use the resources included in the InstaTodo app to guide you.

  • Opinion: HTC's 'Omega' Windows Phone: An Early Look

    HTC is expected to introduce its first Windows Phone "Mango" handsets at a press event next week, but an official photo and details for one of the phones, the HTC Omega, have already leaked out.

  • Opinion: RIM on the Edge: BlackBerry Risks Becoming Irrelevant

    Last week was an eventful one in the smartphone world: Google purchased Motorola Mobility, HP dropped WebOS, and--oh yeah!--Research in Motion announced the availability of its latest BlackBerry smartphones, all running the new BlackBerry 7 OS. The Bold 9900, Torch 9850, and Torch 9810 are all decent phones, but they aren’t strong enough to make RIM phones competitive once more with iPhones and Android handsets. As it continues to lose customers rapidly, RIM needs to take action at once--or BlackBerrys may go the way of [

  • Opinion: Two HP TouchPads With Android Surface, One on eBay

    Everyone who’s been grabbing the $99 and $149 HP TouchPads in the recent fire sale might not be stuck with HP's webOS.

  • Opinion: Love Him, Hate Him, Steve Jobs Has Transformed Your Life

    Steve Jobs is still Chairman of the Board at Apple, and he is still going to be involved in steering the iconic tech company, but he has officially handed the CEO duties over to Tim Cook. Whether you are an avid fan of Apple, or an ardent Apple-basher, Steve Jobs has had an undeniable effect on technology and the world around you.

  • Opinion: Verizon Says 'No' to Samsung's Galaxy S II Smartphone

    Verizon Wireless won't offer Samsung's Galaxy S II smartphone according to the Wall Street Journal, in what looks like a case of too many Droids.

  • Opinion: Sprint Apple iPhone 5 Rumor: Five Questions

    The latest iPhone rumor is a big one: Sprint will reportedly be getting Apple's iPhone 5 along with AT&T and Verizon wireless when the phone launches in mid-October, according to the Wall Street Journal's unnamed sources.

  • Opinion: Apple Gets Ban on Samsung Galaxy S, SII, Ace Smartphones

    Despite accusations that it may have altered photos of Samsung's Galaxy S smartphones to strengthen its case, Apple has succeeded in getting a Dutch court to ban the sale of three phones that it claims are too similar to the iPhone.

  • Opinion: Android Becoming Prime Target for Malware Makers

    Attacks on Android by malware writers have jumped 76 percent over the last three months, making it the most assaulted mobile operating system on earth during the period, according to a report by cybersecurity solutions maker McAfee.

  • Opinion: Get Android Running on a TouchPad, Win Prizes

    A bounty as high as $1500 is up for grabs to the first person to get Google's Android operating system running on HP's ill-fated WebOS-powered tablet, the TouchPad. According to the site Hack n Mob the prize money will be paid out by the site itself along with a diverse number of sponsors that include BestOnlineCasinos.org, Linology Networks, StoryBoard Solutions, and Transformative-applications.net.

  • Opinion: 8GB iPhone 4 in the works, rumours suggest

    Apple has started manufacturing an 8GB iPhone 4 model that could be sold alongside the brand-new iPhone 5 this fall, according to a Reuters report. The 8GB flash drives for the low-end iPhone 4 are being manufactured by a Korean company, according to two people with knowledge of the matter.

  • Opinion: BlackBerry unveils the new Curve 9360

    This is a plucky little phone and will tick the boxes of many a person around the world, but the affordable smartphone is designed to be just that, 'affordable' and because of that we were never expecting to be blown away.

  • Opinion: Is Samsung Quietly Backing Away From Android?

    Google's $12.5 billion buyout of Motorola Mobility has at least one of its partners nervous. Reports surfaced this week that Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee convened a meeting of top executives to discuss the effects of the merger on the company's business.

  • Opinion: File Expert Offers Wireless Sharing With File Manager

    Last week, I looked at a great free app for Android, WiFi File Explorer, which lets you share files between your phone directly over a local Wi-Fi connection. This week, I'm looking at another great app that does all that and more.

  • Opinion: Charging Stations 'Juice-Jacking' Data from Your Phone?

    In a world where laptop batteries, text messages and even old-school newspapers can hack into your life, the question seems not to be what's stealing your personal data, but rather what isn't. So it may not come as a shock to learn that those innocuous and oh-so convenient charging stations may be infiltrating your smartphone by "juice-jacking."

  • Opinion: Google's Photovine app shares themed photos

    Although the new Photovine iPhone app in the App Store appears to be from a developer of the same name, it’s actually a Google joint. (Google owns Photovine.) It’s a free app for photo sharing that seems to fall somewhere between Instagram and Color.

  • Opinion: Tracks for iPhone

    The photo sharing app Tracks from Tracks Media wants to be a hub for social photography, but it needs to expand its reach first.

  • Opinion: WebOS: What Went Wrong?

    HP announced Thursday that it will discontinue its WebOS line of devices, which includes the HP Veer 4G, the HP Touchpad and the yet-to-be-released HP Pre 3 smartphone. The death of WebOS devices is sad, yet unsurprising news. The entire journey of the WebOS has been marred by pitfalls since the very beginning--and things only got worse over time.

  • Opinion: Did Microsoft Trick Google Into Buying Motorola?

    The media has been abuzz all week with news and analysis of the Google-Motorola deal. When all of the dust settles on the business logic behind the deal, or its impact on pending Android patent infringement, or what it means for the future of Google TV, the company that gains the most from this new relationship may just be Microsoft.

  • Opinion: Droid HD Threatens to Steal Droid Bionic's Thunder

    For months, the Droid Bionic has been Motorola's most anticipated Android phone, but a new contender known as the Droid HD may be about to steal the show.



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