RIM Moves Against Pirated Android Apps On PlayBook

RIM Moves Against Pirated Android Apps On PlayBook
RIM wants to block PlayBook owners from 'sideloading' Android applications, in a move designed to protect developers. PlayBook OS 2.0, which was distributed by Research In Motion in February, allows tablet owners to install and run Android applications ...

Instagram on Android reaches 1 million in 12 hours
TG Daily
The addition of Instagram to Android caused the service to add a million new users in just a half a day. Within its first 12 hours of being made available through the Android app marketplace, the app was downloaded a million times, proving that the ...

Nokia Lumia 900: Wisdom Of Easter Launch Questioned
Nokia released its 4G LTE smartphone on a day when most stores were closed. Was it a marketing blunder, or a face-saving strategy? By Paul McDougall InformationWeek Nokia and its partners Microsoft and AT&T spent millions of dollars to launch the Lumia ...

First 4G LTE Windows Phones Hit Stores, Help People Do Everyday Tasks Faster
MarketWatch (press release)
REDMOND, Wash., April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- To mark the launch of the first 4G LTE Windows Phones at AT&T,(1) including the highly anticipated Nokia Lumia 900, Microsoft Corp. is giving people what they crave most: more free time.

How Nokia can help developers around the world
For developers looking beyond iOS and Android, the timing may be right to jump on the Windows Phone bandwagon. Nokia has a lot to do with that. The Lumia 900 launch signals the potential rise of the Windows Phone platform, with Nokia, Microsoft, ...

Lumia 900 Tops Online Sales, Network Connectivity Issues Reported
PC Magazine
Among the best sellers of smartphones with service plans, the Lumia 900 landed at number seven, behind several Samsung Galaxy and Motorola Droid devices. Amazon is offering the $99.99 smartphone for $49.99 with a two-year contract via AT&T.

Nokia Lumia 900 Smartphone Review
Hot Hardware
Nokia's smartphone market share in America has eroded so severely that many consumers have assumed that Nokia has pulled out of this market entirely, ceding ground to Apple and the myriad companies that have backed Google's Androidplatform.

Hot Hardware

Reports of Airtel launching 4G surface again, it's coming tomorrow
ZDNet (blog)
By Manan Kakkar | April 9, 2012, 6:18am PDT Summary: Airtel to launch 4G in Kolkata on March 20, 2012. Airtel not to launch 4G on March 20, 2012. Airtel to launch 4G in Kolkata on 10 April, 2012. Last months several websites said Airtel planned to ...

Safe: How To Unlock and Jailbreak iPhone 4S/4 iOS 5.1 Untethered Safe Online ...
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
For more complete than either IOS, many "power user" (not both) will probably want to extend the possibilities of moving beyond that allowed by Apple. Unlock/Jailbreak iPhone 4s/4/3gs Download from the Official Website There are some excuses for soft ...

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4G LTE Network to Expand in Sarasota-Bradenton
MarketWatch (press release)
Verizon is adding 4G LTE (Fourth Generation/Long-Term Evolution) coverage and capacity with 19 new cell sites in Sarasota and Manatee counties. Communities in Manatee County soon to be covered with 4G LTE include Lakewood Ranch, Parrish, Memphis, ...

Real Software to Unlock and Jailbreak iPhone 4/4S,3G iOS 5.1 Untethered
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
Apple unlocker official web site: Apple Solution Dot Com Shortly after the arrival of the iPhone 4S launched Spire, a tool that allows terminals to Unlock Siri enjoy in any model with ios 5 5.1. Unlock iPhone 4s/4/3gs .For Spire requires a proxy to ...

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Expert: iPad Wi-Fi issues may be linked to power management
By Gregg Keizer Computerworld - The Wi-Fi reliability problems reported by iPad owners can probably be solved with a software update, a hardware expert said Friday. "It's unlikely that hardware is the primary cause of the [problem]," said Aaron Vronko, ...

Happy Easter: Nokia Launches Lumia 900
By Kristin Bent, CRN Nokia Sunday launched the Lumia 900 smartphone, its first-ever Windows Phone device to run on AT&T's 4G LTE wireless network. The phone has been widely reported as a potential "comeback device" for both Nokia and Microsoft, ...

Microsoft, Nokia put all on the line for Lumia phone launch
Joplin Globe
For Nokia, the Lumia 900 marks the Finnish phonemaker's renewal in the US smartphonemarket — a market it once dominated but has since seen shrivel, eclipsed by the rise of Apple'siOS platform and companies making phones using Google's Android ...

Lumia 900 tops Amazon's cellphone bestsellers list
Nokia's flagship smartphone sits atop Amazon's cellphone bestseller list. In fact, the black variant is the top seller, followed by the blue version. They were both outselling the Droid Razr Maxx by Motorola Mobility and the Samsung Galaxy Nexus.

Max Payne on its way to Android and iPhone
TG Daily
Publisher Rockstar has announced that a mobile Max Payne game will be making its way to both Android and iOS later this month. It will be a different adventure than Max Payne 3, which is also making waves and will be heading to console platforms later ...

TG Daily

Charge your Android phone using a 'Solar Charger' app? Well, no...
ZDNet (blog)
Can you charge an Android phone by using an app to convert the screen into an efficient solar panel? Of course you can't, but the user reviews for this app make interesting reading and give us an insight into why user reviews are useless.

ZDNet (blog)

New Lumia 900 Smartphone to Breathe Life into Nokia (NYSE: NOK)
Money Morning
While not the first Windows-powered Nokia phone (that was the lower-cost Lumia 710 in January), the Lumia 900 is the first to be favorably compared to Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone and the better phones running Google Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOG) Android ...

China's iOS Device Penetration Limited to Few Provinces
The Mac Observer
Stenvall's report, building off of last month's Flurry research, conducted their own analysis limited to iOS (Flurry looked at both iOS and Android). Breaking down usage by province, the report found that only five of China's 33 provinces (including...

The Mac Observer

PlayUp Launches for First Time on Android, Innovative Social Network for ...
MarketWatch (press release)
NEW YORK, April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- PlayUp, the first social network app exclusively for sports fans, socializers and gamers, announced today the launch of PlayUp forAndroid, bringing Android users the opportunity to access the ...

Carriers Shower April With LTE Phones
By Joseph Palenchar -- TWICE, 4/9/2012 NEW YORK – 4G LTE smartphones rained down from carriers in April, promising to push up smartphone penetration rates beyond the 49.7 percent of all cellular subscribers as determined by a Nielsen consumer survey.

Nokia Lumia 900 data problems experienced by some AT&T users
Mobile Burn
A growing number of users have reported data connection problems with their Lumia 900 smartphones that prevent them from accessing 2G, 3G, or 4G LTE data services on the phone. The problem reportedly happens when the Lumia 900 is powered down, ...

Mobile Burn

Nokia Lumia 900 Review
By Dan Seifert on April 9, 2012 The Nokia Lumia 900 represents a number of firsts: it is the first high-end Windows Phone from Nokia to arrive in the US, it is the first4G LTE smartphone from Nokia, and it is one of the first 4G LTE Windows Phones on ...


Tech Guy : Instagram goes to Android, Draw Something blows up
(WAAY) - Android fans - you can finally get it. Instagram, last year's most downloaded iOS app, came to Google Play this week, and it's about time. Just in case you don't know about this app, it modifies pictures you take with your smartphone using ...

Lenovo Android 4.0 tablet
This obviously falls short of the new iPad's 2048x1536 resolution and even most Androidtablets, which usually top out at 1280x800. The S2109 includes micro USB, a microSD card slot, and a single 1.3-megapixel front camera. However, say what you will ...

LTE Market Ramps Up with Small Sprint Rollout
NewsFactor Network
By Adam Dickter One factor that may drive adoption of LTE smartphones, like the HTC EVO 4G LTE shown here, is the emerging availability of voice over LTE or VoLTE, allowing users to place calls through their data plans and save minutes.

Intel targets China smartphone, tablet markets
Intel's recent deal with Lenovo may help the chip giant in China, a market already dominated by tablet and smartphone chips from rival ARM, the Cambridge, UK, company, which licenses its microprocessor designs. The Chinese PC vendor plans to launch its ...

Ice Cream Sandwich tablet UI ported to ... - Android Community
By Michael Crider
A user from RootGalaxyNote.com posted a video of Samsung's super-sized smartphone running in tablet mode. ... The modification allows the Note to run as a full tablet – there's literally no difference between the software on the phone an a build of the Android Open Source Project code on an Ice Cream Sandwich tablet, with the obvious exception of the virtual pixel density. he interface is a little cramped on the Galaxy Note, but not so much that the ... Wi-Fi: 802.11b; 802.11g; 802.11n ...
Android Community

Here's Lenovo's Latest Android Tablet, The 9.7-inch IdeaTab S2109 ...
By Matt Burns
Out of the major Android tablet market, Lenovo has been the most consistent with its offering. Lenovo's tablets have always been priced well and featured enough standout features to make them a bit special in the crowded Android market.

Most iOS devices in China sold to customers in urban areas | TUAW ...
By Kelly Hodgkins
Most iOS devices in China sold to customers in urban areas. by Kelly Hodgkins Apr 9th 2012 at 10:00AM. A report from Chinese strategic advisory firm Stenvall Skoeld suggests that Apple has a 10 percent penetration rate in China with the ...
TUAW - The Unofficial Apple Weblog

LG announces plans to release a "thinking smartphone"
By Mihai Andrici
While LG currently sits in the shadow of local rival Samsung, it was not long ago that both tech mammoths were just starting to make an impact on the Android smartphone market. The only thing that kept LG from “booming” – as was the case ...
Android Authority

Android Open Kang Project brings hyper-customization to your nav ...
By Sharif Sakr
Android Open Kang Project brings hyper-customization to your nav bar (video). By Sharif Sakr posted Apr 8th 2012 1:26PM. Android Open Kang Project brings hyper-customization to your nav bar (video). Still dallying at the corner of Custom ...

Can the iPad's Wi-Fi Issues Be Fixed With a Simple Software Update?
By Mario Aguilar
Owners of the new iPad have been reporting Wi-Fi issues for weeks. Well they can breathe (a little) easier because a new report suggests that the issue is a fixable software problem—not a hardware issue.

Playbook update will cut off Android app "side-loading" | TG Daily
By Mark Raby
The ability to load any practically any Android app on the Blackberry Playbook is about to be axed. It was a landmark move that came to the device when the Playbook OS version 2.0 update was released, drastically increasing the number of ...
TG Daily

BLOG: US Airways To Expand Wi-Fi « CBS Philly
By jimdonovancbs3
US Airways is expanding its Gogo Wi-Fi inflight Internet service to its fleet of Airbus A319, A320 and Embraer 190 aircraft.
CBS Philly

Instagram for Android updated to 1.0.3, adds support for Android ...
By Tyler Lee
Launched nearly a week ago, Instagram for Android has managed to rack up more than 5 million downloads in four days and has since seen three updates. For those who have yet to download the latest update, it will bring [...]

RIM calles the Android Market a “chaotic cesspool” | TeleRead ...
By Paul Biba
So the company is doing something about it. It plans to drop app-sideloading support from the PlayBook in a forthcoming update. “We're removing sideloading for consumers,” said Alec Saunders, RIM's VP of Developer Relations, adding that ...
TeleRead: News and views on e-books,...

Motorola brings 3G-enabled XOOM 2, XOOM 2 Media Edition to the ...
By Dusan Belic
Motorola XOOM 2 Media Edition Wi-Fi-only – from 299.99 GBP; Motorola XOOM 2 Wi-Fi-only – 349.99 GBP; Motorola XOOM 2 Media Edition Wi-Fi + 3G – 399.99 GBP; Motorola XOOM 2 Wi-Fi + 3G – 449.99 GBP. Honestly I can't recommend ...

Fusion: integrate Facebook sharing into iOS 5 and more
By Jeff Benjamin
Wouldn't it be great if you could have Facebook integration that acted similar to iOS' built in Twitter integration? Well, now ... Wouldn't it be great if you could have Facebook integration that acted similar to iOS' built in Twitter integration? Well ...

Instagram for Android Hands On: Hello, Old Friend
In what may be the most anticipated iOS-only app to cross platforms and come over to Andriod, Instagram is finally here for Android devices. And it's (nearly) ...

iPhone snobbery greets Instagram's Android app - CNN
Photo-sharing app Instagram is now available for Android phones. Some iPhone users aren't happy about this development. Seriously, iPhone fans? Just hours ...

Phys.org - smartphone
Science and technology news stories tagged with keyword: smartphone. ... Taiwan's topsmartphone maker HTC said Friday net profit in the first three months of ...

Phone Detail - Motorola DROID Pro. ... to five Wi-Fi enabled devices, including notebooks, netbooks, MP3 players, camera, PDA's, portable gaming systems and ...

Press Center • Instagram for Android
... Press Center. Relevant information about Instagram for Android for press and media. ... You'll find all the same exact filters and community as our iOS version.

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