Report: Operators No Help Curbing Rise in Brutal Phone Robberies - Mobile Now: "A report on MSNBC charges that U.S. mobile operators have the technology but are unwilling to help stop cell phone thefts. And police, citing a rise in brutal phone robberies, say operators are loathe to help because they are more worried about profits than consumer safety. The problem starts when thieves look to reactivate their stolen phones with a different phone number. While operators in other countries, like the U.K. and Australia, don’t allow such reactivations, U.S. operators do . . . "
Attacks in Android's side-view mirror are smaller than they appear
By Taylor Armerding CSO - A growing number of reports and white papers over the past several months -- most from security vendors -- have announced, sometimes in breathless terms, that Google's Android operating system is now the primary target of ...
LTE option poses data dilemma for iPad, smartphone users
By Matt Hamblen Computerworld - The new iPad's LTE option, which allows access to fast 4Gnetworks, has also shocked some customers who found they can eat up an entire month's worth of data watching just a couple hours of streaming video.
BlackBerry Maker Seeks iOS Developer For Apps
The posting suggests the company, struggling to maintain its share of the smartphone market and secure a foothold in tablets, may be interested in adapting some of its proprietary applications for use on Apple's iOS operating system.
LTE phone shipments to jump 10-fold in '12, analysts say
About 650 million smartphones will be sold during 2012, Strategy Analytics expects, which means that about 10 percent will have LTE. The vendors that will dominate are Samsung Electronics, HTC, LG Electronics, Nokia, Motorola Mobility, Pantech, ...
RIM Loses No. 1 Smartphone Shipments Spot to Apple in Canada for 2011
1 spot until last year Apple seems to be encroaching on Research-In-Motion's (RIM) territory by surpassing the telecommunications company's smartphone shipments in Canada. RIM, which is headquartered in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, traditionally had many ...
Did you know Verizon also throttles unlimited data service?
Ask Maggie explains Verizon's data 'throttling' policy and offers some advice on which GoogleAndroid to buy for Big Red's 4G LTE network. by Marguerite Reardon March 23, 2012 6:52 AM PDT Follow @maggie_reardon AT&T has taken a lot of heat over the ...
Angry Birds Space Won't Fly on Windows Phone
By Ian Paul, PCWorld Mar 23, 2012 8:39 AM Angry Birds Space launched to much fanfare Thursday for Android, iOS, Mac, and Windows, but game maker Rovio decided severalsmartphone platforms are not in fact for the birds, including Microsoft's Windows ...
US Cellular throws its 4G LTE hat in the ring
By Stephen Lawson IDG News Service - US Cellular joined the ranks of US carriers with commercial LTE service on Thursday, launching the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 as its first LTE-capable device. The company's initial markets with LTE (Long-Term ...
Five Ways to Solve the 4G/LTE iPad Data Consumption Dilemma
By Tony Bradley, PCWorld The new 4G/LTE iPad has only been on the street for a week, and already there are complaints and horror stories of voraciously burning through data plan bandwidth caps. People who are used to 3G speeds are shocked when the ...
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Android Apps Become a Target for Malware
Android-related malware is on the rise, with hundreds of thousands of phones and other devices infected. And although Google says it is working to block the malevolent downloads, experts fear what may be coming. Security specialists say the plethora of ...
LTE phone shipments to hit record 67 million this year
Eyeing a "breakout year" for 4G technology, Strategy Analytics expects LTE phone shipments to grow 10-fold in 2012, rising to 67 million units from just 6.8 million last year. The push is being driven across the entire industry.
Amazon Updates Kindle for Android
By BrothaTech Kindle for Android devices get updated with cloud storage capabilities and access to more content. Now users get access to over 1000 children's titles in addition to comic books, and graphic novels with full color and beautiful ...
iOS 5 Safari bug could lead users to malicious Web sites
A hole in Apple's mobile Safari can be exploited to display a different URL in the address field than the Web site being viewed in the browser. by Lance Whitney March 23, 2012 5:57 AM PDT Follow @lancewhit iOS 5 users should be aware of a security flaw ...
iOS security exploit lets hackers easily fake URLs
Because right now you can't trust the URL bar on your iOS device's mobile Safari browser, thanks to a security exploit. The exploit was first discovered by David Vieira-Kurz of MajorSecurity. It affects the mobile Safari browser on iOS 5.1 and has been ...
New iPad users slowed by expensive 4G network rates
Earlier this month, Apple unveiled two kinds of iPads: one that only connects to WiFi signals and a more expensive model that also can link up to the latest and fastest cellular networks, called4G. The latter allows a user to sit outdoors and, say, ...
RIM, having losts its lead in Canada, looks to weak earnings
Research in Motion ceding its smartphone title to Apple in Canada may be seen as a minor hiccup after the struggling company posts its fiscal fourth-quarter next Thursday. Expectations for RIM this period are decidedly low, with the company lacking any ...
Samsung: "fast executioner" seeks killer design
By Miyoung Kim | SEOUL (Reuters) - When Samsung Electronics rushed its first smartphone to market in a panicky response to the smash-hit debut of the Apple iPhone, some customers burned the product on the streets or hammered it to bits in public ...
New iPhone To Have Larger Screen; Galaxy Note Getting Android 4.0; Angry Birds ...
The day also brought some news for Android users with another round of devices slated to get a taste of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich soon. Samsung announced that the Galaxy Note will get Ice Cream Sandwich in the second quarter of the year.
Sony's Music Unlimited coming to iOS in a 'few weeks'
The service will join versions already available on Android, the PlayStation Vita, and other platforms. by Don Reisinger March 23, 2012 7:52 AM PDT Music Unlimited is already available the PlayStation Vita. If you're a fan of Sony Music Unlimited who's ...
The 5 worst smartphone Injustices -- and how to fight them
Sealed Batteries, Weak Battery Life If you love being infantalized, some of today's topsmartphone vendors are waiting for you with a pair of high-definition diapers and an LTEpacifier. Rather than giving you the choice of whether or not to replace ...
AT&T Should Look To Partner With Dish Rather Than Buy Spectrum
LAS VEGAS - MARCH 24: A sign for 4G (for fourth generation of cellular wireless standards) hangs in the Sprint room where the new Sprint HTC Evo 4G smartphone was unveiled at the International CTIA Wireless 2010 convention at the Las Vegas Convention ...
RIM hiring iOS developers for enterprise apps
By AppleInsider Staff A job listing that appeared on Research in Motion's website reveals that the BlackBerry maker is looking to hire developers for an undisclosed iOS enterprise app to be distributed through Apple's App Store.
Google Voice puts voicemail in your ICS call log (hands-on)
If you use Google Voice, and you have Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich on your phone, life is going to get a little bit more practical. Starting now, you'll be able to view and play visual voice mails that you receive from Google Voice right in the ...
AT&T updates HTC Vivid with Android 4.0
By Matt Hamblen Computerworld - AT&T said Thursday that the HTC Vivid update to Android 4.0 is now available via Wi-Fi or a PC connected to the smartphone. The download will deliver Face Unlock, a technology that enable unlock the screen through facial ...
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At a time when many Android smartphone owners are waiting for the official announcement from the handset manufacturers about the ICS update, a report by DigiTimes Thursday said that Google might introduce the next major release ofAndroid, ...
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On Thursday, John Paczkowski of AllThingsD wrote about a job listing at RIM for a senior iOSdeveloper and wondered why the beleaguered Canadian. ... for your new iPad - Enter to win · Ask TUAW: SSDs, Bug Reports, and "4G" iPhones ...
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Updated Kindle Android App Supports KF8 Files (Which Means ...
By Chris Velazco
Amazon's Kindle team seems have had their hands full these past few days — a Retina Display-friendly update was just pushed to the iOS App Store last week, and now the Android version is getting a nice little bump too. One of the biggest ...
AT&T rolls out Android 4.0 to HTC Vivid, other devices getting ICS in ...
By Brad Molen
There aren't any surprises on the list of candidates: the Motorola Atrix 4G and Atrix 2, Pantech Burst and Element and the LG Nitro are all there, as well as a litany of Samsung devices like the Note, Galaxy S II, Skyrocket, Captivate Glide and ... will be the first U.S. smartphone to receive Ice Cream Sandwich as an update and the first to be issued by a wireless carrier. It will be followed by several other AT&T devices in the coming months: LG Nitro Motorola ATRIX 2. Motorola ATRIX4G ...
Samsung Hopes To Design A Smartphone To “Define Our Time ...
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When leaked images of Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S III surfaced these past few days, the general consensus from Android fans across the globe was that of.
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LG Lucid 4G full specs leaked: LTE for Verizon's mid-range | Android ...
By Michael Crider
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Address Bar Security Issue Found in iOS 5.1 Safari - Mac Rumors
By Jordan Golson
Thursday March 22, 2012 11:53 am PDT by Jordan Golson. A security firm has discovered a security issue in the iOS 5.1 version of MobileSafari, the most recent version of the operating system that runs on millions of Apple mobile devices.
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Android App Lets You Fight Kony With Violence of Your Own
By Emily Price
Kick Kony's Ass encourages you to beat up Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony on your smartphone.... The app is available now for Android; Iconosys plans to release an iOS version of the game soon. Iconosys plans to donate any net proceeds from the app's sale to “the ...
Vendors poised to upgrade Android to 4.0
Many vendors, including Asustek Computer, Samsung Electronics and Sony, have finished testing and certification, and will soon upgrade devices to Android 4.0, according to industry sources.
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Google: Don Dodge Says The Smartphone War Isn't Really A War
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Galaxy Note Android 4.0 update to bring exclusive stylus-ready apps ...
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On Thursday, Samsung announced that its supersized Galaxy Note smartphone will be receiving a "Premium Suite" upgrade in the second quarter this year.
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LG Lucid 4G specs confirmed | Ubergizmo
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The Lucid 4G will pack a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, a 4″ IPS (800 x 480) Gorilla Glass display,Android 2.3, 8GB of internal storage (no mention of a microSD card slot), a 1700mAh battery, and of course 4G LTE connectivity and mobile ...
LG Lucid 4G specs leak
A leaked spec sheet for the LG Lucid 4G reveals the mid-range specs on the device which is expected to launch on March 29th; while no pricing information was part of the leak, you can expect this device to come to market for $199.99 with a ...
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