Why smart consumers make dumb decisions on smartphones

Why smart consumers make dumb decisions on smartphones
Digital Trends
Are you lining up for the iPhone 5 because it's tailored to your needs better than any other phone, or because it's the new iPhone? Given the massive success of the iPhone despite a number of problems (Wi-Fi, maps), tech pundits have been writing ...

Digital Trends

Smartphone Guide: Help Choosing Right Device for Your Needs
It starts with some general information you need to know and continues with an overview and comparison between iOS, Android, Windows Phone 7 and BlackBerry. SMARTPHONE Q&A Why would I even want a smartphone anyway? I don't want to read the ...

Motorola Mobility Loses Appeal in Microsoft Xbox Lawsuit
Motorola Mobility and Microsoft are locked in legal battles over patents for Xbox and smartphonesoftware in the U.S. and Germany. Microsoft contends all devices that run on Google's Androidoperating system use its technology and seeks royalties from ...

Galaxy S III, Android security flaw could make phones useless
Opening a link to a website or a mobile application embedded with malicious code can trigger an attack capable of destroying the memory card in Android-equipped handsets made by Samsung, HTC, Motorola and Sony Ericsson, rendering the devices useless...


RIM Defies Critics by Finding Sales Overseas: Corporate Canada
San Francisco Chronicle
28 (Bloomberg) -- Research In Motion Ltd.'s sales of the BlackBerry smartphone trounced estimates last quarter as it gained ground in emerging markets, signaling that the company may still have a future in the age of the iPhone. RIM shares rose the ...

Samsung wins reconsideration of Galaxy Tab sales ban
Yahoo! News (blog)
Reuters/Reuters - A visitor looks around behind Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Tab 10.1 tabletdisplayed for customers at a registration desk at South Korean mobile carrier KT's headquarters in Seoul December …more 9, 2011. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji less ... A ...

Asus Denies $99 Nexus 7 Tablet Rumor
Tom's Hardware Guide
Google wants to command the Android tablet market, and what better way to do that than to undercut Amazon and other 7-inch tablet makers. It's quite ... Sources claim these tablets are to help build Google's 7-inch arsenal to better compete with Apple ...

RIM shares pop as 2Q not as horrible as feared
The struggling maker of the waning-in-popularity BlackBerry smartphone said sales of the device were better than many had forecasted, resulting in a smaller than expected quarterly loss. RIM'srevenue came in at $2.9 billion, creating a loss of 27 ...

Sony Tablet S Gets Android 4.0.3 Update
Sony Mobile today released Android 4.0.3 for the U.S. version of the Sony Tablet S that aded new media player and other new apps. Here's more info on this new software update: . Guest Mode - Easily share your tablet with family and friends! You'll ...

0 internal memory in android tablet, no settings or apps are saved ...
By user1709490
While installing Busybox on my Android 4.0.4 Tab, it shut down automatically. Restart removed all apps and settings and subsequently, every shut down / restart does the same... factory reset it seems. No apps / settings are saved in the Tablet.
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Lenovo IdeaTab S2110 Android Tablet Video Review
Lenovo's IdeaTab tablets haven't been wildly popular here in the US, though they're strong overseas. They've been low to midrange products with feel unique features. That's changed with the Lenovo IdeaTab S2110. Like the Asus Transformer line of ...

Iran Touts Domestic Internet as Gmail Ban Rankles
ABC News
Iranian officials announced that they would soon introduce local alternatives to Google and its Gmail e-mail service, even as the country's media and even some officials stepped up complaints over Tehran's decision to enact a ban on Gmail in response ...

Canadian Internet Provider Rogers Experiencing Major, Prolonged Outage
Canadian wireless and internet provider Rogers is currently experiencing a widespread, continued outage of services on both its cellular and cable home internetdata networks, according to various user reports. Rogers is the second-largest internet...


FDA Campaigns Against Fake Internet Pharmacies
CIO Today
Buyer beware: The FDA has launched a national campaign called BeSafeRx to alert the public to the danger of buying medicines via online pharmacies, amid evidence that more people are shopping for their medications online, looking for savings and ...

CIO Today

AT&T Offers More LTE-Enabled Android Samsung Galaxy Devices
Techie Insider
AT&T has announced plans to start selling four additional LTE-enabled, Android-running smartphones from Apple competitor Samsung by the turn of the year. Though, dates and pricing details have not been made known by the company; AT&T and Samsung ...

Internet sales tax bills pending; passage could help sustain General Fund
Gadsden Times
Last Modified: Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 12:46 a.m.. MONTGOMERY — With passage of the constitutional amendment to support the state General Fund, hope turns to Congress where twoInternet sales tax bills that could help Alabama are pending.

Internet ushers in Age of Truth
The right-wing cabal in this country will soon attempt to take over — and subvert — the Internet, especially social media sites like Twitter, if they haven't done so already. To the shock of Karl Rove, cyberspace has turned out to be more powerful ...

Clifford Young: All systems go for broadband
San Jose Mercury News
But in the past 15 years -- the period after which a Republican-led Congress and the Clinton administration agreed to overhaul the nation's communications laws to usher in the broadband Internet era -- telephone, cable, wireless and satellite companies ...

Motorola Atrix 4G will not be upgraded to Ice Cream Sandwich ...
By Amar Toor
Motorola has confirmed that the Atrix 4G won't be receiving an upgrade to Android 4.0 after all. The manufacturer broke the news with a recent update to its Android upgrade schedule, noting that the...
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After Maps, Wi-Fi issue hounds Apple's iOS 6 | SciTech | GMA News ...
Still reeling from criticisms over its glitch-ridden Maps app, Apple Inc.'s newest operating system for mobile devices is hounded by a new problem: Wi-Fi connectivity.
GMA News Online

Okay, Let's Call Internet-Connected, App-Equipped Cameras ...
By Michael Zhang
By opening the door to things like Wi-Fi, data plans, and apps, camera makers are going in the same direction that phone makers went some years ago, turning their devices into what can best be described as portable computers with ...

Avira Internet Security 2013 - CNET Download.com
Download Avira Internet Security 2013 if you: Stream or download movies and TV; Play computer games, especially with online partners; Connect to wi-fi ...

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