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Google Chrome Blog: Chrome for Android just got safer
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Security is one of the core principles of Chrome, and as mobile usage proliferates, we're committed to providing users a safe browsing experience regardless of the device they're on. With today's Chrome for Android update on Google Play, ...
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Apple Wins Preliminary Sales Ban on Motorola Phones and Tablets in Germany
PCWorld (blog)
Apple sued Google-owned Motorola Mobility for infringing on its "list scrolling and document translation, scaling, and rotation on a touchscreen display" patent, said Stefanie Ruhwinkel, spokeswoman for the Munich court. ... The Munich court ruled that ...

Apple iPhone 5 vs. Samsung Galaxy S III: Specs Compared
PC Magazine
If those marquee features sound a bit familiar, it's because many of them have been staples of topAndroid smartphones for some time now. So how does the new iPhone 5 stack up against our top-rated Android competitor, the Samsung Galaxy S III? Read on ...

Apple's Smartphone and Tablet Shipments by Quarter
ABC News
Here's a look at Apple's smartphone and tablet shipments for the past several quarters. APPLE IPHONE.JPEG. AP. Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president... View Full Caption. Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing ...

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Apple vs. Samsung: Who owns smart phones?
Christian Science Monitor
But Apple says many of Samsung's popular devices, specifically ones that run Google's Android operating system, rip off the iPhone. ... Analysts hypothesize that Google purchased Motorola Mobility last year for $12 billion mostly for its wealth of patents.

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Android will hit 1 billion in 2013
TG Daily
"For Google, this accomplishment highlights the success of its growth strategy forAndroid, which is based on providing the operating system as an open-source platform to third-party smartphone brands free of charge," the group's mobile analyst Daniel ...
TG Daily

Some carrier retail stores haven't sold a single BlackBerry in over a month
Nokia (NOK) and Motorola unveiled new devices last week, Samsung (005930) recently showed off its Galaxy Note II again, Apple (AAPL) just unveiled the iPhone 5, and HTC (2498) and LG (066570) both have events scheduled next week. ... To make matters ...

Sony Xperia Tablet S vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Comparison Smackdown
In this Android tablet comparison smackdown, the newcomer Sony Xperia Tablet S takes on last month's wunderkind, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1. Both tablets are in the 10" class, have quad core CPUs, 1280 x 800 displays, IR blasters with AV remotes ...

Lenovo Selects MediaTek to Power New LePad(TM) Android Tablet
The Herald |
13, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ -- MediaTek Inc., a leading fabless semiconductor company for wireless communications and digital multimedia solutions, today announced that Lenovo has selected its highly integrated Android mobile platform for the new LePad ...

Nokia, Apple, Samsung: Clash Of The Titans In The Smartphone World
The most recent smartphone and tablet launches have targeted the top cream markets with their high-end devices. However, a new battle looms with the emerging markets being the ... HTC has continually remained at the floor of the market, with less than ...


Apps That Recall a Time Before There Were Apps
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
If you were a fan of the ZX Spectrum computer, you'll love the $9 iPad app 100 Greatest Hits. It has classic ... If you're nostalgic for vintage films then 8mm Vintage Camera -- a very successful $2 iOSapp -- will be right up your street, thanks to ...

Why Windows Phone has hope: The BYOD reality check hurts
ZDNet (blog)
However, there's a reason why CIOs appear to be hoping---perhaps even praying---thatWindows Phone 8 gets traction: Their BYOD headaches may be cured. ...Connectivity to mail and calendaring for iOS and Android required a 10-digit lock code.... $5 ...

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Chinese Government Allegedly Blocks Nexus 7 Imports
The Droid Guy
Citing industry sources, the Taiwanese tech blog, Digitimes, reports that the Chinese government has not yet approved the importation of the 7-inch Android tablet, preventing Google to offer the device to the fast-growing market. This is despite the ...

The Droid Guy

Tabeo Toys 'R' Us tablet release date: Kids retailer unveils Android-based ...
It's also the latest in a new crop of 7-inch tablets. Amazon announced two different 7-inch versions of its Kindle Fire tablet last week, and Google began shipping its Nexus7 earlier this summer. Apple is expected to unveil its own 7-inch iPad Mini in ...


Samsung's ChatON App Brings An Immersive, Full-Featured Chat Experience To ...
Android Police
ChatON is Samsung's way of connecting people - regardless of which platform they use - to their friends, family, and coworkers. It works across all major platforms, including Blackberry, Android(of course), iOS, Bada, and even on feature phones. It ...

Saab Sensis Launches Aerobahn on iPad and Android Tablets
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Global ATM company Saab Sensis announced that its Aerobahn airport surface management system is now available for tablet computer platforms, including Apple iOS and Google Android. The Aerobahn tablet version gives users the mobility and flexibility ...

Android overtakes BlackBerry as top smartphone OS in RI, study finds
Jakarta Post
IDC observed that international smartphone makers utilizing the Android OS such asSamsung, HTC and Sony had all made inroads into the market. "The increase in shipments of Android-based phones in Indonesia is driven not just by their affordability but ...

Jakarta Post

Guerrilla Multiplayer Development
What's the best way to get a networked game up and running on a smartphone? For his space battle game ErnCon, Ernest Woo investigated existing network techniques and integrated them together, coming up with a solution useful to iOS and Android ...

Spiceworks launches iPad and Android tablet apps so IT pros can manage BYOD
Spiceworks, the social business platform for IT professionals, has released iPad andAndroid tablet apps so IT managers can do their work while on the go. The new Spiceworks HD apps are free from the App Store and Google Play and allow IT managers to ...


Phone makers jockey before new iPhone
Longview News-Journal
The two phones announced Wednesday by Nokia are its first to run Windows Phones 8. Motorola Mobility, meanwhile, is extending its Razr brand. That's the name of a popular clamshell phone from 2004, the last time Motorola had a hit. Apart from the name, ...

Motorola Atrix HD gets a software update, not Jelly Bean
It is safe to say that Motorola Mobility, the newest member of the Google land, is on the verge of joining the Android Jelly Bean land this year. One of its new phones, the Motorola Atrix HD, is one step closer to JB today after its latest software ...

iPhone 5 opens the door for Nokia, Samsung
There's no doubt that the iPhone 5 is going to be a great, fast-selling smartphone, but it's out-innovated by Nokia and Samsung. Jessica Dolcourt ... Yet its lack of a "gotcha" feature gives shoppers considering other powerful alternatives -- like the ...

New market share figures show Windows Phone still can't gain traction
Computerworld (blog)
IDC is out with figures for worlwide smarphone sales in the second quarter, and it shows Windows Phone still stuck in idle, with only a 3.5% market share of the smartphone market, trailing not justAndroid and iOS, but Blackberry and Symbian as well ...

How an accessory maker guessed right on the iPhone 5 and wrong on the iPad ...
Fox News
It also included 25 case models for the new iPhone 5 and one for the iPad Mini — manufactured and ready to go well before Apple's latest smartphone had been unveiled — and before the rumoredtablet failed to materialize. ... Instead of chasing a ...

Revamped Apple iTunes Coming Next Month
PC Magazine
Apple today revealed a revamped iTunes Store for iOS devices as well as a new version of iTunes. The updated iTunes will be available in October, Apple said during a San Francisco press event today. The iOS update will be released with the iOS 6 ...

Apple Tops J.D. Power's Tablet Survey, Barely Beating Amazon; Tablets Top ...
One day after Apple's big iPhone 5 news day, an accolade for Apple in the tabletcategory: J.D. Power and Associates has put the brand at the top of its annual tabletcustomer satisfaction survey. This is the first time that the ... In this, its poll ...


Apple Unveils IPhone 5 to Extend Lead in Smartphone Market
San Francisco Chronicle
Samsung and Google's Motorola Mobility are among the manufacturers that have already introduced handsets that run on LTE, which carriers say enables quicker video, music and other content downloads, compared with the existing wireless networks.

Samsung Galaxy S3 To Break 30 Million Sales As Android Jelly Bean Release ...
International Business Times
The Galaxy S3, Samsung's flagship smartphone of 2012, is projected to reach another 10 million unit sales before the year's end. ... Samsung reportedly told CNET UK that "the Android 4.1 operating system will be available on the Galaxy S3 from October ...

International Business Times

Samsung Galaxy Note II vs iPhone 5
Android Community
Samsung on the other hand has taken their tablet and smartphone technology and blend them into one with their new 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED display packing Galaxy Note II. In this crazy world of Android smartphones is 5.5-inches too big? Or is 4-inches ...

Android Community

Samsung Galaxy S3 vs. the iPhone 5 | Android Central
By Jerry Hildenbrand
We're pretty big Android fans around here, and we've got to talk about how the iPhone 5 matches up to Samsung's Galaxy S3 (Galaxy S III) -- both on paper and the whole "ecosystem" thing. We're not going ... This is important for two reasons -- it means you can watch video at native resolution without "black bars" and that there's now another screen size for iOS developers to contend with. We're not sure ... Android does it, Windows Phone does it, even BlackBerry does it. Some users ...
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Apple Inc. (AAPL) Wins German Injunction vs. Motorola Mobility
By David Woodburn
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is continuing its “thermonuclear war” against Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) and its Android operating system, and won a battle against Google subsidiaryMotorola Mobility this week when a German court ruled that ... Whether this is the first step to another U.S. battle against a Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) partner – like last month's Samsungduel – will remain to be seen, or if this will be a topic of discussion if Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) CEO Tim Cook and ...
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Futurelawyer: Take A Deposition With Your Android Tablet
By rickgeorges
The Droid Lawyer™ - Android App Review- Depose This is the kind of app that Android using lawyers are looking for, and it is a big market that developers need to notice. The app works fine on my Nexus7 tablet, and it is a lot better than my ...

iOS 6 Coming Next Week – Here are the Best New ... - iPad Insight
By Patrick Jordan
Apple has announced that iOS 6 – the next major update to the iPad's operating system – will be released next Wednesday, September 19. Over the last few months Apple has provided a lot of detail on some of the headline new features ...
iPad Insight

android - focal length for HTC Smartphone? - Stack Overflow
By user1388142
I am looking to find the focal length of my HTC Smartphone Camera (in pixels). The focal ... For example, the pixel on an iPod touch is only 0.15875 mm x 0.15875 mm in size, while the pixel on aNexus S is roughly 0.1075 mm x 0.1705 mm.
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Samsung, HTC said to be going through with plans to sue Apple for ...
By Quentyn Kennemer
Samsung, HTC said to be going through with plans to sue Apple for LTE. posted on Sep 12th 2012 at 4:40pm by Quentyn Kennemer. Share This Story. Samsung said they had plans to file a lawsuit to block Apple's iPhone 5 if it were to launch ...
Android Phone Fans

Lenovo Selects MediaTek to Power New LePad(TM) Android Tablet ...
By WDM Group PR Network
13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MediaTek Inc., a leading fabless semiconductor company for wireless communications and digital multimedia solutions, today announced that Lenovo has selected its highly integrated Android mobile platform for the ... to expand our long-standing partnership with MediaTek from the smartphone market, which has seen tremendous success together over the past year from the explosive market for smartphones in China, to the fast-growing tablet market," said ...
Press Releases

App Deals: iPhone, iPad, Android, WP7 | Kotaku Australia
By Elly Hart
DevilDark: The Fallen Kingdom for free on iOS, War Pinball HD for half price on iPad, play Hero the Hamster for free on Android, Race and Battle discounted on Windows Phone, plus more in today's app deals roundup. Prices go back up ...
Kotaku Australia

T-Mobile Confirms Snapdragon S4 Chip In Samsung Galaxy S ...
By Winston Gordon
Latest Android news, applications and forum discussion. Android RSS ... The improved technology should make the phone more appealing to T-Mobile customers looking for something in Samsung'sGalaxy line. The rest of the ... Re: Motorola Atrix HD receiving minor OTA software update. This is great! ... I have the same problem, I phoned HTC Service Department, and the technican asked my to carry out a series of tasks to try and get the phone to power off, but to no avail. In the end ...
Android News, Rumours, and Updates

iOS 6 update coming to your iPhone, iPad, iPod 19 September ...
By (Rich Trenholm)
iOS 6 is coming to your iPhone 5, iPad or iPod touch on 19 September, with new Apple Maps, Facebook features and more. ... The new iPad and iPad 2 can upgrade, but there's no iOS 6 love for the original iPad. And iOS 6 will only upgrade ...
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The 22-inch Viewsonic Android Tablet
By Gareth
The 22-inch Viewsonic Android Tablet, Technology News and Reviews, Mobile Devices and gadgets.Smartphone and Android Reviews; HTC, HTC EVO 3D, Samsung Galaxy S2, HTC Desire S, LG Optimus Black, HTC Sensation, BlackBerry, ...
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iOS 6 Brings New Panorama Feature to iPhone 4S
By iPhoneHacks
iOS 6 brings iPhone 5's new Panorama feature to iPhone 4S. ... iPhone Hacks | iPad, iPod Touch and iPhone Blog. Skip to content. What's Hot. iPhone 5 · iPad Mini · iOS 6 · How to Jailbreak · NewiPad · iPhone 4S · Apple Television · Siri ...
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Motorola Mobility and Movistar Present in Chile RAZR™ MAXX ...
Motorola Mobility LLC - Press Releases. ... Smart Actions, the remarkably intelligent application exclusive to Motorola Mobility, pushes the limits even further by ...

Kindle Fire - the Tablet from Amazon - Only $159
The all-new Kindle Fire is only $159 and is the Amazon tablet for web, movies, ... be enjoyed on Amazon apps for Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, game consoles, ...
Mobile Apps
Platform: Android , BlackBerry Tablet OS , Samsung Smart TVs , iOS ... Create custom colors and color themes on your iPad and instantly access them in Adobe ...

20 Best Android apps this week | Technology |
Stereomood made our iOS roundup this week thanks to its iPhone version being upgraded to iPad. The same thing has happened on Android, with the app now ...

4G iPhone 5 sounds death knell for 3G
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- It's the moment wireless carriers have been dreaming of: Apple finally brought 4G capabilities to the iPhone, enabling phone companies to begin dismantling their aging 3G networks. The iPhone ... That's about to change: A new ...

Apple's new iPhone 5 stands tall with 4G speeds
Kansas City Star
Sprint Nextel Corp., which had claimed a first-to-4G advantage in 2009 with its WiMaxtechnology, lags further behind in building an LTE network. It's ready for the new Apple phone's LTE speeds in 20 markets. All three carriers have LTE service in ...

Kansas City Star

With all the talk about the Apple iPhone 5's support for Long Term Evolution (LTE) networks, we understand that there's at least a portion of our readers who are confused about "4G", so here are some answers to your questions. If you do have further ...


Chinese Internet Lukewarm on iPhone 5
Wall Street Journal (blog)
... Diaoyu' iPad Game Taken Down. Chinese Internet users had mixed reactions to launch the iPhone 5 on Thursday, but vendors on Taobao, a popular Alibaba-run online shopping site, are betting many Chinese consumers will still turn out to buy the phone.

Wall Street Journal (blog)

Everything Everywhere Announces UK's First LTE Network
Tom's Hardware Guide
The EE name will also carry over to a brand new mobile network and will offer the UK's only 4Gmobile service complemented by fixed-line fibre broadband. UK telecoms regulator Ofcom last month approved an Everything Everywhere ... Once Ofcom gave ...

Samsung could block iPhone 5 sales over LTE dispute
Digital Spy
Writing on his blog, patent expert Florian Mueller said: "I would strongly discourage Samsung from trying to use 4G/LTE-essential patents to shut down the iPhone 5. It won't improve Samsung's position. "It will only make things worse, especially with ...

Virgin Media signals end of free Wi-Fi on the Tube
However, Virgin has always maintained that after the summer, it would become a paid service for people who do not subscribe to its mobile or cable-based broadband plans. London Wi-Fi Virgin Media will shortly begin charging for its Wi-Fi service on the ...


Samsung announces availability of Galaxy S3 LTE in Singapore
If you've been holding out for the LTE-enabled variant of the Samsung Galaxy S III (S3), good news: Samsung has announced that it will retail in Singapore at S$998 (US$801.86) without telco subsidies from end-September. It will probably be offered by...


Internet Mourns Death of Embassy Officer
Voice of America (blog)
The Internet gaming community is mourning the death of Sean Smith, the U.S. embassy officer and online gaming impresario killed Tuesday in Libya. Known by the online moniker “Vile Rat,” the 34-year-old Smith was a key participant in the multi-player ...

LTE iPhone 5 coming to EE and Three in UK, but not O2 and ...
By Mat Smith
Brits ready to stake their preorder claim this Friday might have a harder time deciding between the myriad of networks offering the device. While all of.

Will Samsung Sue Apple Over iPhone 5 LTE?
By Amanda Wills
SEE ALSO: Apple Unveils the iPhone 5, Finally. LTE is a next-generation wireless broadbandtechnology with extremely high speeds that are ideal for web browsing and video streaming. And it has been one area where Apple has simply ...

Apple Learns its Lesson, Makes iPhone 5 LTE Support Crystal Clear
By Jon Russell
Apple has learned from its iPad LTE debacle and is making support for the 4G network crystal clear for the iPhone 5. ... The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) took issue with the product's 'iPad with WiFi + 4G' marketing, claiming that it “represent[ed] to Australian consumers that the product, with a SIM card, [could] connect to a 4G mobile ... He has been writing about theInternet, technology and startups in Asia since swapping London for Bangkok in 2008.
The Next Web

The new iPhone 5 supports LTE | TUAW - The Unofficial Apple Weblog
By Mel Martin
Apple has confirmed what many assumed: The newly announced iPhone 5 will support LTE, the faster network protocol that will keep your iPhone blasting.
TUAW - The Unofficial Apple Weblog

4G Fragmentation forces Apple to build 3 separate iPhones - GigaOM
By Kevin Fitchard
Oddly the CDMA model appears to be the global version of the device. It not only has the support for the most LTE bands (including Japan, Korea's and some of Europe's 4G bands along with Verizon and Sprint, it also has support for global GSM and HSPA+ frequencies. The two GSM models aren't just ... Kevin covers mobile broadband, carriers and wireless infrastructure for GigaOM. He has been writing about wireless networks and technology for 11 years, working first at Telephony ...

Apple - iPhone 5 - View countries with supported LTE networks.
iPhone 5 can connect to certain LTE networks in the U.S., Canada, Japan, Germany, UK, Australia, Korea, Hong Kong, and Singapore.

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