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Smartphone Problems Experienced by Most Users: Pew Research
Despite the proliferation of devices sporting quad-core processors and networks running 3G, HSPA+ and 4G Long-Term Evolution (LTE) technology, Americans still find themselves waiting on their phones. And while it's nice to reach out when one needs to, ...

Drs. Oz and Roizen: Smartphone apps that promote a healthy lifestyle
We're big fans of health apps, those clever little programs that convert your smartphone or tablet into a stress reliever, workout buddy, healthy eating log, even a personal assistant that tracks your blood pressure, blood sugar, vision, sleep and a lot more. But with 40000-plus to choose and the American Dietetic Association ( can give you good insights; and the Apple, Blackberry and Android marketplaces offer interesting user-generated reviews. For the truly motivated: Find the ...

Review: Motorola Atrix HD [Video]
Los Angeles Times
Amid the release of several $200 smartphones on the AT&T network such as the Samsung Galaxy S III, the Atrix HD is a less expensive and equally enticing offering from Motorola. The new 4.0.4 Android-based phone runs on a 1.5 GHz Snapdragon S4 ...

You Can't Use Google's Broadband To Justify National Broadband
A very strange column in the UK tries to use Google's experiments with high speed broadbandin Kansas City as a way of justifying a national broadband program. It's not just that you cannot apply the US experience to the UK, there's a much deeper problem ...

Skinny Droid Razr 4G Now $0.01
Mobile bloom News
Arriving on November 11 of last year, that Android smartphone became a huge hit for Verizon, and is still one of the best selling phones on their 4G LTE system today. The Motorola Droid Razr is available for as little as one penny at select retailers. Designed ...

Droid Razr MAXX 4G – Smartphone, Desktop and Laptop In One
Mobile bloom News
The Motorola Droid Razr MAXX 4G recently received a retail price reduction to $99 with a new standard two-year contract and data plan from Verizon Wireless. That handset runs on the 4G LTE Verizon network along with its skinnier twin the Motorola Droid ...

Detector Can Use Wi-Fi Signals to Literally See Through Walls
Mobile Magazine
It's not quite as advanced as Superman's X-ray vision, but this newest innovation from the world of science is particularly noteworthy, because it makes use of pre-existing Wi-Fi networks. The new detector was created by Karl Woodbridge and Kevin Chetty of ...

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Apple's iOS 6: What to Expect
Geek Smash
Finally Apple has caught up to Android in mapping services by offering free turn-by-turn navigation in iOS 6. Previously users had to download a 3rd party solution for this. Thankfully it is officially here in Apple form and it includes voice navigation as well as ...

Geek Smash

Motorola Defy Mini — Pushing On, Against All Odds
Manila Bulletin
As a smartphone, it has all the basic necessities like 3G, EDGE/GPRS, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFiDirect, DLNA and WiFi hotspot in addition to bluetooth, USB and GPS and the whole system is powered by 600 MHz processor running on Android 2.3 Gingerbread ...

Man designs new smartphone while watching the Olympics
Man designs new smartphone while watching the Olympics ... is emblematic of this entire generation of portable devices, and the width-to-height ratio is very similar across the board: with notable exceptions being the Samsung Galaxy Note, and several of Motorola's 2010 Android devices like the Flipout, which opted for more square shapes. ... Lust is also toying with the idea of designing asmartphone with built-in radar detection so when the device is in navigation mode, it can detect and geolocate speed traps.


eBay Smartphone Trade-Ins Spike After iPhone 5 Rumors
PC Magazine
The closer we get to the rumored announcement day of Apple's iPhone 5, the more inclined your average iPhone-owning Jane and John will be to sell their antiquated devices in the hopes that they'll be able to pick up a brand-new Apple smartphone.

Manufacturers have to stop launching phones with outdated software
PhoneDog (blog)
I recently had a conversation with a customer in a mobile retail store about Android, and while I didn't go over any groundbreaking or “new” information (new to me, anyway), the conversation made me realize that Android does indeed have a problem. An issue, if you ... (I'm not going to get into Verizon's LTE Galaxy Nexus. ... The only really scary part to that is there is no word if the RAZR HD will launch with Ice Cream Sandwich on board, or if Motorola has some plan to upgrade it to Jelly Bean before it hits shelves.

Android Jelly Bean is running on the TouchPad, but I still love webOS
Thursday it was announced that an unofficial port of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean CyanogenMod 10 custom ROM was available for the discontinued webOS powered HP TouchPad, with a big early thanks to XDA-Developers forum member and Android developer ...

RIM admits they very nearly went with Android
RIM and Nokia, two once high-flying technology firms are struggling now, having taken too long to respond to Android and iOS. Although Nokia has switched to Windows Phone, there have been questions about why the company didn't adoptAndroid, which ...

Android Jelly Bean 4.1 Runs on HP TouchPad – Early Build Now Available But ...
Mobile & Apps
HP TouchPad tablet may have gone past its 15 minutes of fame as a webOS device, but Google's latest version of its Android operating system may bring the TouchPad back to life. According to news surfaced on Thursday, Aug. 2, on the XDA-Developers ...

Mobile & Apps

Win Free Gogo Wifi One-Time Pass
USA TODAY (blog)
Win Free Gogo Wifi One-Time Pass. We are giving away a free Gogo Wifi pass for sharing your tips on booking awards through an iPhone application. Simply answer the following question in the comments section for a chance to win a free Gogo Wifi pass.

Sprint Galaxy Nexus 4G Reduced to $29
Mobile bloom News
The Galaxy Nexus 4G Android smartphone running on Sprint's brand-new 4G LTE network recently benefited by a price tag reduction to $29 with a standard new two-year activation and data plan at select retailers. That is the lowest price that handset has ...

Cornwall broadband speed outpaces others
Financial Times
Cornwall has the fastest broadband speeds of any rural region in Europe, according to BT, which under a £132m project with the local council promises to connect 80 per cent of homes and businesses to its new fibre optic network by 2015. At a time when ...

Android Jelly Bean For HP TouchPad – Think Before You Take The Leap
hot trends. iOS 6 – Old iMessages Can Be Sent To iPod Nanos: gadget; Mass Effect 3: Leviathan DLC – First Official ... Well, as per latest information, while others like Nexus 7 and Motorola Xoom await the anticipated upgrade to Android4.1 Jelly Bean, Hewlett-Packard's discontinued, webOS-based TouchPad is getting an unofficial but a real Android 4.1 upgrade. This is quite a news and may come as a shock to .... September 25. 5. Mobile: Samsung Galaxy S3 vs. HTC One XSmartphone Shootout: Which is Better?


Smartphone apps help visitors plan Wine Country tours [The Press Democrat ...
Smartphone apps help visitors plan Wine Country tours [The Press Democrat, Santa Rosa, Calif.] By Cathy Bussewitz, The Press Democrat, ... About a third of the site's traffic comes fromsmartphone devices, she said. The online app is free, and wineries pay ...

AT&T on the hunt for spectrum deals
The Tennessean
AT&T also revealed Thursday that it has agreed to buy spectrum from Comcast Corp., the cable company, and Horizon Wi-Com, a small Miami-based company that tried to start up its own wireless broadband network. In those cases, the company didn't reveal ...

Broadband: taking the right road to a high-speed Britain
The Guardian
We're used to discussing the great infrastructure projects George Osborne might invest in if he had the will and cash: energy, transport, housing – and broadband. But the broadband debate is a pale shadow of the rest. It's obviously a crucial part of Britain's ...

Google moves fast on broadband revolution
The Guardian
The cover is illustrated by a low-resolution smartphone photograph of an out-of-focus bedspread, but this homely imagery is offset by the brave rhetoric inside. "We should ... Rural and remote areas of the country should benefit from this infrastructure upgrade at the same time as more populated areas, ensuring that an acceptable level of broadband is delivered to those parts of the country that are currently excluded." It is also ..... I got an android table and it imported my gmail email names into my dictionary. Not only ...

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Newnan Notes: Smartphone app allows citizen reporting
Newnan Times-Herald
Newnan has a program for smartphone technology to encourage citizens to report service needs or issues of concern. Leveraging SeeClickFix, a tool that can be used on any Android, Blackberry or iPhone, citizens can simply click a picture of an issue and ...

City hall now Wi-Fi hotspot
Visitors to City Hall can now take advantage of a new service. Mayor Ted Bettencourt recently announced that City Hall offers free wireless Internet access. With the building now a Wi-Fi hot spot, those with laptops, tablets, smart phones, and other portable ...

RIM almost made a good decision: No BlackBerry Android phones under Heins
August 5, 2012, 5:28 A.M. New York local time — RIM almost joined the Android ecosystem, but the company has decided to gamble with its own mobile operating system with no top apps in line. ... According to Samsung, HTC and Motorola Mobility's reports, all their top phones are running Android, like the Samsung Galaxy S3, the Motorola Droid RAZR Maxx and the HTC One X. For example, the Samsung Galaxy S3 recently achieved 10 million sales in less than 60 days, whilst the Motorola Droid RAZR Maxx ...

Ematic helps plunge Android tablet prices further
Coolest Gadgets
Just when you thought that $89.99 for a tablet device which runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is pretty cheap, not to mention highly affordable, along comes a company like Ematic who will continue to push the bar further, although some might say that ...

Coolest Gadgets

Get Samsung Galaxy S3 Or Hold Until DROID RAZR HD?
... the Samsung Galaxy S3. However, rumors of the Motorola DROID RAZR HD cannot be ignored and both are superb handsets that come with many features and great specs that will no doubt have them fighting for the top spot. ... There is more growth room with the MotorolaDROID RAZR HD as it relies on the on screen keys of Android 4.0 just like the Samsung Galaxy Nexus was designed to. Battery life on a smartphone ... Samsung Galaxy S3 & iPhone 4S: Is iOSor Android ICS Better? 3 hours ago 1 · 2012 BMW ...

Dead Trigger hits 1 million iOS downloads after free-to-play switch
Earlier this week, Madfinger made its mobile FPS Dead Trigger free-to-play on theiOS App Store. That iOS transition came after and earlier switch to free-to-play onAndroid, with Madfinger saying that the piracy rate on Android was just too great. It seems that ...


How would you change the Motorola Droid 4? -- Engadget
By Daniel Cooper
Operating system Android (Gingerbread [2.3]); Screen size 4 inches; Internal memory 16 GB; Carriers (US) Verizon / Alltel; Dimensions 5 x 2.65 x 0.5 in; Weight 6.31 oz; Released 2012-02-10. see all specs →. 9 average user rating ... early days, the secrecy of 'Project Purple' · 0 · Leaked Rogers memo details its BlackBerry Playbook 4G LTEpricing options ... SonicPics lets you easily create narrated slideshows on iOS · Apple vs. Samsung: Trial roundup ...

Android signing certificates for clients | TechRepublic
By Tim Mackenzie
Learn why Android signing keys are important and what to consider in terms of these keys when building apps for clients. ... PHOTO GALLERY (1 of 18) Cracking Open the Apple iPad 2012 (Wi-Fi + 4G... Most experimental laptop designs ...
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Portabliss: Great Big War Game (iOS, Android) | Joystiq
By Richard Mitchell
Did you know that you can download handheld games now? That's amazingly convenient! The only inconvenient part of it is finding the right games to buy -- and that's where we come in, with our Portabliss column. In each installment, we'll tell ...

Apex Launcher Beta now with Android 4.1 base, smoother than ever
By Edgar Cervantes
Motorola Corvair comes back to the rumor mill after alm... Menu button issue to be fixed for all HTC One X and HTC... Crazy Deals: HTC One X for $80 and Samsung Galaxy S3 fo... AT&T to power down 2G network by 2017 · Benchmark scores ...
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Android controlled robot extravaganza - Hack a Day
By Brian Benchoff
We have no idea why, but since we featured Botiful, the Android-powered telepresence robot a few days ago, the tip line has been awash in robot/Android mashups. Here's a few of the cool ones. Using an Android as a remote control [Stef] ...
Hack a Day

Blu Products announces Vivo 4.3: Android 4.0 and dual SIMs for ...
By Kimber Streams
Blu Products has announced the Vivo 4.3, a new smartphone with a 4.3-inch WVGA Super AMOLED Plus display (likely sourced from Samsung's Galaxy S II parts bin) and dual SIM capabilities. The Vivo 4.3...
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Linux Today - Android malware made easy with modular kit
InfoWorld: Security researchers plan to release an open-source framework for easily buildingAndroid malware capable of recording calls, stealing data, and more.

iOS X Ultimatum Theme Brings Mountain Lion UI to Jailbroken iPhone
By iPhoneHacks
Mountain Lion OS X released last month brought many popular iOS features and apps to the Mac including Messages, Notes, Reminders, Game Center, Notification Center, Share Sheets, Twitter integration and AirPlay Mirroring. If you're ...
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Freedom Sleeve Turns iPod Touch into a 4G iPhone
By Range
You can Skype, chat, message, and make phone calls. You can even share the signal with up to eight other devices, providing a Wi-Fi mobile hotspot. freedompop ipod 4g case iphone sleeve. The FreedomPop network is free for the first GB.

Leaked Rogers memo details its BlackBerry Playbook 4G LTE pricing
For a few days now, folks in the Great White North tied to Telus and Bell have known how much coin they'll have to layout for a BlackBerry PlayBook 4G LTE when it launches on the 9th. Thanks to leaked memo from Rogers, obtained by ...

The top 10 iOS news of the week on iDownloadBlog
By Sebastien Page
'iOS X Ultimatum' brings Mountain Lion-like theme to your iPhone. skip to main content. skip to main menu. The top 10 iOS news of the week on iDownloadBlog. Sebastien Page, Aug 5, 2012. Tweet ...

Galaxy S Lightray 4G | Device ... - Devices - Android Community
By kimpoh
Home » Phone » Samsung Galaxy S Lightray 4G. The Samsung Galaxy S Lightray 4G is a LTE Android smartphone launched by MetroPCS and Samsung. It comes with a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Plus display, 1GHz processor, microSD card slot, WiFi and integrated with Dyle Mobile TV service. Unfortunately it is still running on the older GB Android 2.3.x even though the latest is now 4.1.x Jelly Bean. ... Wi-Fi: 802.11b; 802.11g; 802.11n. Mobile Hotspot: 4G. Bluetooth: Bluetooth 3.0 ...
Device - AndroidCommunity

Video: Installing Wi-Fi on an American Airlines 737 - AAdvantageGeek
By aadvantagegeek
I don't know the percentage of planes in American's fleet that have Wi-Fi installed, but by the end of 2012 they plan to have it installed on more than 400 aircraft. And as they take delivery of more than 450 planes the next few years, almost all of ...

Slices for Twitter - Android Apps on Google Play
Mobile-to-Web – Slices lives on your Android phone AND the Slices website. All your actions ...

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