Android vs. iPhone: How to choose; Smartphone trends to watch in 2012; Make your smartphone a better camera

Android vs. iPhone: How to choose
We'll break down what they have in common and where they differ, so you can size up your own needs and find your smartphone soulmate. A South Korean high school student walks past advertising for the Samsung Galaxy S II LTE. The phone runsAndroid ...


Smartphone trends to watch in 2012
Sydney Morning Herald
A man takes pictures with his mobile phone at Motorola's stand ay Mobile World Congress. Photo: JAFP From a phone with a 41-megapixel camera to something called 'holopresence', Matt Warman brings all the news from the Mobile World Congress.

Make your smartphone a better camera
Adobe Photoshop Express for Android and Apple iOS devices puts the basic features of the popular editing program literally in the palm of your hand. A screengrab from the editing interface of Photoshop Express. A screengrab from the editing interface ...


AT&T Sets New Limits for 'Unlimited' Data Plans
By Gregg Keizer, Computerworld Starting immediately, those with unlimited data will be warned via text message when their billing cycle consumption nears 3GB for a 3G device, or 5GB for a mobile device connecting through the faster LTE network.

Microsoft Ruling in Motorola Mobility Case to Get Review
Motorola Mobility, being bought by Google Inc. (GOOG), was accused of infringing seven Microsoft patents. Microsoft said it's owed royalties from any company making products running on Google'sAndroid operating system, and filed the ITC complaint to ...

Android this week: New phones, plus Windows on Android
3, 2012, 6:02am PT No Comments HTC has typically taken the same approach as ZTE with many smartphone models, but this year is a different story. In light of slowing sales and many models, HTC is refocusing on a single Android line, the HTC One.


Android mug shots have no lock and key
In fact this has been an unsettling week in smartphone revelations. People have been informed that whether their smartphone of choice is from Apple with iOS or another vendor's phone with Android, they can never be certain who out there in cyberspace ...

iPad 3 Might Feature iOS 6, 'HD' Name
Apple's next iPad might feature "HD" in its name, and include a major update to iOS, which one blog terms "iOS 6." Apple's next iPad could arrive with the moniker "iPad HD." That information comes from the blog Gizmodo, which cited a reader-supplied ...

Galaxy S II Skyrocket 4G Specs, Features Review
Mobile bloom News
The Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket Android smartphone arrived on AT&T's new 4G LTE wireless platform as the first handset to benefit from the new “true 4G” speeds. We say true 4G because independent wireless systems reviewer RootMetrics recently tested ...

Secret Data Copying Isn't Limited to Apple's iOS. It Happens on Android Too!
And then last week, The New York Times discovered, upon consulting with app developers and security experts, that location-data apps on Internet-connected smartphones equipped with Google's (NASDAQ:GOOG) Android operating system also copy photo ...

Evidence of iPad 3 and iOS 6? Server Logs Tell the Tale
Separately, the site said iPad user agents coming from Apple's corporate IP block in Cupertino showed evidence of Web surfing using “what looks like iOS 6.0 and a newer build of WebKit.” But evidence of iOS 6 in use isn't necessarily connected to the ...

iPad 3 Release: Top 5 Android Rivals Ready to Challenge New Apple Tablet
International Business Times
Whenever the next iPad is unveiled, the device will be going up against a host of other tablets all running Android. It is inevitable, the next iPad will face stiffer competition from, and probably might not be as successful as the previous versions, ...

Window shopping: A look at the Windows Store
Like Apple's iOS App Store and Google's Android Market, the Windows Store is a central location for browsing, purchasing, and downloading apps. But it's hardly an exact duplicate of its rivals. Let's take a closer look. The Windows Store uses the same ...

Pinterest demanded for Android phones and tablet
Product Reviews
This has been seen with Temple Run, a game extremely popular on the iPhone and other iOS devices, and many other useful apps found on iOS but not officially released for Android. Don't believe the hype some journalists put on “copycat” apps, ...

Product Reviews

$99 Samsung Galaxy Nexus 4G Spec Sheet
Mobile bloom News
The first 4G handset to deliver Google's Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) operating system out-of-the-box also delivers one of the largest displays in the entire 4G smartphone marketplace, a substantial allotment of RAM memory, double the average ...

Windows 8 has what it takes for 3G/4G mobile broadband
Microsoft has embraced mobile broadband in Windows 8 with features and tools to help you connect to and manage your 3G or 4G data. March 04, 2012, 7:57 AM — Microsoft has built a ton of new features and capabilities into Windows 8 that make it a prime ...

Apple-Like Bug Revealed In Android Which Allows Unauthorized Access To Pictures
Mobile bloom News
Recent tests have revealed that just like on Apple devices, photos are vulnerable on Android phones too. Developers can actually take advantage of this and access a user's entire photo library. In case of Apple devices, the user has to allow access to ...

Samsung Galaxy S III 'to launch in April'
Samsung's new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S III, will launch in Britain in April, it has been claimed. By Shane Richmond, Head of Technology (Editorial) The new Samsung handset will supersede the Galaxy S II, which is widely seen as the topAndroid ...

Samsung Galaxy S II Epic Touch 4G: Long in Name, Long on Value
Mobile bloom News
The Samsung Galaxy S II Epic Touch 4G exclusive to the Sprint WiMAX 4G network definitely requires you take a deep breath before you speak its name. But aside from having a long “nom de plume”, the handset offers award-winning value as recognized by ...

Smartphone Owner Numbers Outnumber Feature Phone Owners in U.S.
Mobile bloom News
According to this research, around 45% respondents in the research said that their phone was indeed a smartphone. 49% of the respondents also admitted to having a phone that works on one of the many smartphone platforms that is common in the United ...

National Security Agency defines smartphone strategy: Think Android (maybe)
But its current "Fishbowl" phones, as they are called, are beefed-up highly secured Motorola Android smartphones that use double-encryption for voice traffic and a unique routing scheme for 3G network traffic back to the NSA first for security purposes ...

Wi-Fi could ease school bus boredom
Edmonton Journal
The projects — an offshoot of Alberta Education Minister Thomas Lukaszuk's 10-point education plan — will explore ways to make rides to school shorter and also give students access to Wi-Fi on buses. “I want to make sure that rural children have the ...

APNewsBreak: NY gov pushes to expand broadband
Wall Street Journal
Andrew Cuomo is pushing to devote $25 million of a job creation fund to expand broadband Internet access to rural upstate and underserved urban areas as a way to create jobs. The high technology effort could also potentially provide far more cellular ...

Public safety broadband network: Boon or boondoggle?
San Francisco Examiner
City officials hope to prevent such scenarios by implementing a $100 million regionalbroadband network that might eventually link all Bay Area first responders with smartphones or computers that can send photos, texts and streaming videos.

San Francisco Examiner

Nokia Lumia 710 4G Becomes the Third Best-Selling Device For T-Mobile
Solar Panels News
T-Mobile is certainly pleased with this performance and its 4G network is finally seeing some real action. The smartphone's performance has been completely unexpected in the market, even by Nokia's present CEO Stephen Elop. The Chief said during the ...

Imangi Temple Run Android app is still fake
Phones Review
Only yesterday we told of the huge amount of success Temple Run has achieved on the iOS platform and pointed out that many Android enthusiasts who were still waiting were becoming increasingly annoyed by the situation. Earlier in the week we also ...

Phones Review

Free Wi-Fi in South Africa
Small towns free Wi-Fi sets trend for larger cities, but are the cities following suit? Small towns are reaping the benefits of having free internet access, whilst large metropolitan cities appear to be lagging behind. Stellenbosch residents will soon ...


Apple iPhone 5 Vs Samsung Galaxy S3: Who Will Laugh Last?
Moving on from smartphones, the South Korean giant could also use the allure of Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) to launch the Galaxy S3. Apple, meanwhile, could opt to introduce its next major software upgrade - iOS 6 - along with the release of their ...

Android takes iPhone battle to office, narrows security gap
Chicago Daily Herald
AP By Bloomberg News BARCELONA, Spain — Google's Android, having become the most popular smartphone software among consumers, is set to gain traction with businesses as SAP and VMWare help iron out security kinks. Software companies attending the ...

Temple Run to inspire Android clones
In Entertainment
One of the most successful games on iOS right now is Temple Run and it's set to inspire Android clones, which some programmers feel is a matter of when not if it will happen. A few of our readers might have played “Tiny Tower” on iOS, which following ...

In Entertainment

Using a Smartphone Behind The Wheel Is More Dangerous Than Drink Driving
3D Car Shows
Attitudes to seatbelts and drink driving have changed dramatically over the last thirty years, and, with the right information, halting smartphone use could become a similar success story. IAM chief executive Simon Best said: “This research shows how ...

3D Car Shows

Ask Engadget: best Android PMP? -- Engadget
By Daniel Cooper
This week's Ask Engadget inquiry is from Livebriand who wants the Android equivalent of an iPod Touch. If you're looking to send in an inquiry ... I don't want a data plan and I'm normally within WiFi, so I just want to run apps and surf the internet from it. The best thing I've found so far is the .... Apple wins injunction against Motorola in Germany. 3 days ago. Apple iPad event ... Samsung unveils new Galaxy Beam smartphone / projector combo with dual core CPU. 7 days ago. SEE ALL ...

Google “Assistant” coming late 2012, will best Apple's Siri | Android ...
By Cory Gunther
According to sources the project will have those three main things and more, be headed up and developed by the Android team, and also has Google search engineer Amit Singhalon board to make this a complete package. ... Certainly Android as it is today has very litte based on that 2003 Androidbut a lot based on the 2007 IOS. .... If they can get something out there that even begins to compete with Siri, it will only work on the Motorola phones that Google now has control over.
Android Community

Android browser becomes the most popular mobile browser
By Edgar Cervantes
The Android operating system currently controls the smartphone market, but the Search Giant has just broken another special record. According to StatCounter,
Android Phone Fans

Roku Android App Released | WebProNews
By Chris Crum
Control you Roku box from your Android device ... Roku has released a new Android app. It's free, and it runs on all Android devices version 2.1 and up. The app can be used to ... An iOS version was launched in December. Roku's set top ...

YouTube update brings HD for some Android 2.2 and 2.3 models
While devices lugging around Android 3.0 and Android 4.0 have been receiving HD YouTube videos, some smartphones with Android 2.2 and 2.3 have the hardware to handle a new update that brings the same quality streaming videos to those ... Anyway, if you have an Android smartphone runningAndroid 2.2 or 2.3 with an HD screen, head over to "My Apps" and see if you have an update for YouTube waiting for you. .... Samsung Galaxy Note LTE vs LG Nitro HD 2 days ago ...
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Who is the new king of Android in 2012? | PhoneDog
It has been awhile since I've talked about a king of the Android populace. When I did talk about it, I was asking you whether or not HTC would be able to remain the King of Android. Now, not quite a year later, here I am wondering which ... - Latest videos,...

Asus Suggests It May Offer Android 5.0 First, Confirms Jelly Bean ...
By Brandon Russell
Asus claims the company may be the first to offer Android 5.0 when Google makes the OS official.... The stakes are certainly high, especially with Google's acquisition of Motorola Mobility all but closed. Once the capture becomes official, ...

Apple May Face Difficulties On Making A 4G LTE iPhone For China's ...
By Steve Lo
This is because most Korean phones in the iPhone 4S price range has LTE (4G) technology inside it. Korea has ... Another Chinese-branded smartphone, Meizu MX, has also made Chinese Androidfans' mouths water. So, both phones are ...
M.I.C. Gadget

25 Billion iOS Apps Downloaded Since 2008! | PadGadget
By Jillian
To contrast these results, the Android Marketplace (considered to be the most significant competition for Apple) now plays host to around 450000 apps and recognizes approximately 1 billion downloads every month. They only celebrated 11 ...

Moving at the Speed of Creativity - Samsung Galaxy Note Smartphone
By Wesley Fryer
Recent Posts. Samsung Galaxy Note Smartphone · Twitter – A Powerful Collaboration Tool for Teachers by Eric Langhorst · Digital Storytelling by Anne Daugherty · Mirror an iPad2 on your Mac Laptop with Reflection App ...
Moving at the Speed of Creativity

Learn from Tesco on how to do wifi right |
By Neville Hobson
If you have trouble finding wireless internet connectivity when in London – in particular, connectivity that's free of financial payment – look no further for advice than James Cridland's comprehensive listing of where to get free wifi in London. ... If you've ever used a Starbucks (NSDQ: SBUX) WiFiconnection, your iPhone or Android device will automatically connect to “BT (NYSE: BT) Openzone – Starbucks” whenever you walk near a Starbucks outlet – and then become entirely ...

PalmAddicts: Why I Love My Android Tablet – Widgets
By Sammual James McLoughlin
Why I Love My Android Tablet – Widgets, makes for an interesting read. "I guess this is how many users have their Android devices, just a screen of apps. On my device I'm running ADW Launcher Ex which allows me...

Mac Setups: iOS Developers Home Office
By William Pearson
iOS Developers Home Office. Ever wonder what an iOS developers home office looks like? This great Mac setup should give you an idea. Coming to us from Henry in Florida, this setup is used primarily for iOS development and photography.
OS X Daily

Getting Vibration On Android base mobile using Native extension for ...
By shardulbartwal
Getting Vibration On Android base mobile using Native extension for Adobe AIR. Posted by shardulbartwal on March 4, 2012. I hope you all will be aware of the Native extensions in the Adobe AIR.You can check the official link for the same by ...
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iPads using iOS 6, high-res displays showing up in Ars server logs
Devices with the same screen resolution as the supposed iPad 3 "retina" display have begun showing up in Ars Technica's logs, and a closer look reveals iPads ...

Android-x86 4.0 RC1 Released (Android Ice Cream Sandwich ...
In my test Android x86 4.0 worked great on my Asus EeePC: the camera, Wifi and so on are supported out of the box. The only issue I've had was related to ...

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