Another Notch In Samsung's Battle Against the iPhone

Another Notch In Samsung's Battle Against the iPhone
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Samsung shipped 18 million Galaxy S III smartphones — a flagship smartphone running Google's Android mobile operating system — in the third quarter this year, according to Strategy Analytics. Apple shipped 16.2 million units of the iPhone 4S, the...

Wall Street Journal (blog)

Office Mobile in cloud for BYOD iPhone, iPad, and Android devices
Computerworld (blog)
Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) is said to be readying a "free" version of Office Mobile for popular devices. We'll see an iOS version of iPhone and iPad in a few months, followed by one for Android soon after, we're told. However, to actually edit an office ...

Computerworld (blog)

BlackBerry 10 wins US security clearance ahead of launch
As of yet, no other smartphone operating system -- including those used by Apple, Google or Samsung, for instance -- has received FIPS 140-2 certification, despite recent reports that some U.S. government departments are looking to replace their ...

20 Best iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone games this week
The Guardian (blog)
It's time for our weekly roundup of new games for smartphones and tablets, this time covering iOS, Android and Windows Phone. The week's pick of .... Android. That's our selection, but what are you playing this week on your smartphone or tablet? Make ...

The Guardian (blog)

Motorola Mobility and Telcel Introduce Motorola RAZR i to Mexico: Intel Inside ...
Release date- 07112012 - MEXICO CITY - Motorola Mobility introduces the powerful MotorolaRAZR i with Intel Inside: the new full-screen smartphone that fits in the palm of your hand. Its Super AMOLED Advanced 4.3-inch display spans from edge-to-edge ...

Review: Nexus 10 tablet is a solid choice for the price
I'm not sure if this is because the Nexus 10 can't keep up with the iPad or because the game hasn't been optimized for the new Google tablet, but either way the Nexus 10 has some catching up to do. As for the rest of the device, the Nexus ... One thing ...

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Android 4.1 update now rolling out in Germany
Unwired View
The oft-promised update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean for the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 is finally rolling out. It looks like the first country to get it is Germany, which is where the Wi-Fi-only Note 10.1 tablets have started to pop up update notifications ...

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7in Android tablet review
... matte black casing, the Kindle Fire HD resembles a shrunken Motorola Xoom. It feels heavier than expected: indeed, it's more than double the weight of the regular e-ink Kindle and some 55g heavier than the nearest equivalent tablet, Google's Nexus 7.

RIM and HTC are Q3's biggest smartphone losers
The Cupertino, California-based company's global market share grew from 14.2% to 15.5% year-over-year according to Canalys, and shipments grew by 57.6% during that period — a figure bested only by Samsung's staggering 103.6% growth. Sony (SNY ...


Angry Birds Star Wars Blasts Off On Android, iOS, Windows Phone 8 ...
By Natasha Lomas
Rovio's Angry Birds Star Wars mash-up has blasted forth, with app launches on Android, iOS,Windows Phone 8, Kindle Fire, Mac, PC and Windows 8 -- or pre..

The Walking Dead: Episode 4 creeps onto iOS | Joystiq
By Sinan Kubba
The Walking Dead: Episode 4 is now lurking in the iPhone and iPad's shadows. Telltale Games revealed the fourth episode of its zombie-ridden series is live on the App Store within the Walking Dead: The Game app, priced at $4.99.

Samsung Galaxy S III dethrones iPhone 4S as smartphone sales ...
By Steve Dent
The Galaxy S III has overtaken Apple's iPhone 4S for the first time ever to become the top sellingsmartphone for Q3 2012, according to Strategy. ... Samsung Galaxy S III preview: hands-on with the next Android superphone. The Galaxy S III ...

IDC Predicts Tablet Vs. Smartphone Ad Spend - Business Insider
By Laura Stampler
REVIEW: Google's Latest iPad Competitor, The Nexus 10 .... Second: Tablet users engage more with ads than their smartphone counterparts. This summer, when the Interactive Advertising Bureau asked 552 smartphone and 563 tablet owners if they clicked on ads for more information, 47 percent of tablet users said yes while 25 percent of smartphone users said no. And third: The size difference sweetens the deal. Advertisers can simply do more with more space, and good ads allow ...
Business Insider

Samsung Galaxy S III = world's best-selling smartphone of Q3 2012
By Phone Arena
PhoneArena is looking for new authors to write app reviews and articles for either Android or iOS. You can do this ... According to some data by Strategy Analytics, Samsung's Galaxy S III has managed to grab the top spot by selling the whooping 18 million units during the three-month period, which accounts for a smartphone market share of 11%. ... Earn free Windows Phone apps using Bing Rewards 08 Nov ... Real manufacturers that deserves to be on top are Sony , HTC and Asus ...
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AT&T Moves Dramatically Towards "Internet Everywhere"
DSL Internet service will be replaced with high-speed broadband. Slow and inefficient 3G and lower mobile networks, at the same time, will be upgraded to 4G LTE, in large part by deploying new “small cell” technologies to better serve densely-populated ...

Conroy backs away from internet filter
Sydney Morning Herald
Following years of debate about trying to censor the internet, the Communications Minister, Stephen Conroy, said the government would no longer proceed with ''mandatory filtering legislation''. It would, however, use powers under the Telecommunications ...

Sydney Morning Herald

What it's like to use the Internet in China
Washington Post (blog)
As China's once-in-a-decade leadership transition begins, the usual censorship, slowdowns and other Chinese Internet glitches appear to have escalated, with users reporting slower-than average load times and poor access to foreign sites such as Google.

Judge temporarily blocks Internet disclosure requirement contained in human ...
San Jose Mercury News
SAN FRANCISCO -- A day after California voters approved Proposition 35, a federal judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked the new law's requirement that the state's 73,000 registered sex offenders must immediately give police a list of their online ...

Wi-Fi vs. Powerline
You plug the other into a wall socket in a room too far away for a good Wi-Fi signal, and it gives you one or more additional Ethernet ports. These act as if they're directly plugged into your router--even if they're on the other side of the house. You ...


Does FEMA Have a Fatal Internet Fixation?
Huffington Post (blog)
On the day that Hurricane Sandy was set to come ashore in New Jersey, Politico reported that FEMA (the Federal Emergency Management Agency) and President Obama were relying solely on the Internet as a means for storm victims to access vital news ...

Tablets Cause Wi-Fi Stress: Truth And Fiction
Wi-Fi wireless LANs (WLANs) have been displacing wired Ethernet as a preferred means of client access for years. Two years ago, we asked readers about wireless plans: Our InformationWeek Wireless LAN survey found about 40% of respondents predicting ...

Internet Porn Now Verboten in Egypt
The internet is for porn–unless you live in Egypt. Reuters reports that the nation's public prosecutor has announced that, in response to a 2009 court ruling, the nation is now required to block pornographic websites. Somewhere, Rick Santorum just ...


Expect slow Internet this week in China
Chinatechnews is reporting slower Internet speeds allegedly associated with tight security measures implemented in light of the National Congress of the Communist Party of China. For those not familiar with life inside the Great Firewall, Internet ...


Take Smarter Notes With Livescribe's Sky Wi-Fi Pen - AllThingsD
By Bonnie Cha
Each of the notebook pages and front and back covers also contain various icons, which perform certain commands when tapped by the point of the pen, such as starting and stopping recording and connecting to a Wi-Fi network. The last one of these tasks is a breeze: By ... Once uploaded to Evernote, each note is filed under the “A5 Wifi Starter Notebook” by page number, date and time and clicking on a specific page brings up the digital version. Audio recordings are filed under ...

U.N. plotting takeover of Internet
By Steve Elwart
The hope of several countries is that they can expand the ITU's jurisdiction to the Internet, replacing the current governing system with one that is controlled by a U.N. bureaucracy. .... officials are lobbying for the creation of an international universal service fund of sorts where foreign, usually state-owned, telecom companies would use international mandates to charge certain web destinations on a per-click basis to fund the build-out of broadband infrastructure across the globe.

Razer Naga gaming mouse requires always-on Internet connection ...
By Cory Doctorow
Channelx99, a poster on the forums, says that the Razer Naga gaming mouse comes with special drivers that require your computer to be connected to the Internet at all times in order to play -- and this means that the mouse was ...
Boing Boing

How the Internet of Everything Will Change the - Cisco Blog
By Dave Evans
As a futurist and technologist, I'm an optimist. I view technology through the lens of how it can help people. From this perspective, there is no better time to be alive than now. That's because we are entering an era where the Internet has the ...
Cisco Blog

UN must lead Internet regulation effort, says ITU head | The Daily ...
By Josh Peterson
Toure argued that UN leadership was necessary to help bring Internet to the two-thirds of the world that is not yet connected to the Internet.
The Daily Caller

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