BlackBerry 10 Phones DOA says Analyst

BlackBerry 10 Phones Will Be ‘DOA,’ Analyst Says - Bloomberg: "“We believe BB10 is likely to be DOA,” James Faucette, a Pacific Crest analyst in Portland, Oregon, said in a report. He has the equivalent of a sell rating on the shares. “We expect the new OS to be met with a lukewarm response at best and ultimately likely to fail.”"

As Nexus 10 hits the marketplace, new life is seen for Android tablet apps
Start with the rise in Android tablet sales. New IDC estimates released yesterday showed that the best-selling iPad's market share slipped from 65.5 percent in the second quarter of this year to 50.4 percent this quarter. The reason is that Android ...

HTC Experiences Lackluster Smartphone Sales in October
Tom's Hardware Guide
HTC Sense was great, used to be their advantage, but now, Samsung has caught up with TouchWiz and nothing really differs from one Android to another (or WP8 phones) except the hardware. They have been touting their One X camera...but it didn't turn out ...

HTC, Verizon To Unveil HD Phablet
The screen easily outclasses every other smartphone available today, including category leaders such as the Samsung Galaxy Note II. The Note II's 5.5-inch display has 1280 x 720 pixels, giving it 0.92 million pixels and a pixel density of just 267 ...

Xbox Smartglass app arrives for iPhone, iPad
You can use the keyboard on your iOS device to type on your Xbox 360. You can swipe across your phone or tablet to move across the screen on your console. Controls pop up on your mobile device to play, pause, stop, rewind, and fast-forward videos and ...

Microsoft Office for iOS, Android said to arrive in 2013 -- will this help or ...
Computerworld (blog)
Windows RT tablets ship with a free version of Office as does Windows Phone 8. That gives those platforms some competitive advantage over iOS and Android smartphone and tablets. Today, if you want Office on a tablet or smartphone, you've got to buy a ...

The Daily App: GasBuddy For Android, Blackberry, iOS
CRN (blog)
GasBuddy for Android, Blackberry and iOS is a free gas finder app that not only lists the closest and lowest-priced gas stations but also helps weed out the closed ones. GasBuddy's like named developers, based out of Brooklyn Park, Minn., created the ...

CRN (blog)

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Houston Chronicle (blog)
Apple Says Samsung's Galaxy Note, Jelly Bean Infringe Patents – Apple wants to add the largeAndroid device and the Android 4.1 operating system to patent suit. In this case, Samsung has already asked to add the iPhone 5 to its own infringement claims ...

How makers of phones and tablets are faring
CBS News
Oct. 18: Google Inc. says its Motorola Mobility device-making business suffered an operating loss of $527 million, more than tripling from the same time last year, when it was still an independent company. Google is ... s new phone software, Windows ...

Smartphone, tablet sales to top 1 billion in 2013: Gartner
Times of India
She said tablets will be a key to mobility for workers, with 13 million tablets used for business this year, rising to 53 million by 2016. Gartner estimates that 56 percent of smartphones purchased by businesses in North America and Europe will be ...

Exclusive: Microsoft Office for iPhone, iPad, and Android revealed ...
By Tom Warren
Microsoft's Office for iPad, iPhone, and Android is a reality. Although Office Mobile has been rumored and reportedly spotted in the wild, Microsoft has remained persistently quiet about its plans...
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Apple Accuses Samsung's Version of Android and the Galaxy Note ...
By Jordan Golson
Continuing the seemingly endless patent lawsuits between Apple and Samsung, Apple today argued that Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet infringes on its patents, as well as Samsung'simplementation of the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system on its devices. Apple has also ...Andrew Liao, an Apple attorney, told Grewal today that the Galaxy Nexus is the only phone with Jelly Bean that Apple seeks to add to the patent complaint. ... iPad Mini Already Installed in Car Dashboard ...
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Google Nexus 4 Smartphone Review - Walt Mossberg - Personal ...
By Walter S. Mossberg
Google's new Nexus 4 Android smartphone has some nice features and an attractive price tag, but the improvements are modest. ... The phone, which features a new version of Android, hits the market at a time when Apple has had early success with its iPhone 5, and as Nokia and HTC are bringing out devices with a fresh version of Microsoft's phone software, Windows Phone 8. I found theNexus ... It has some nice features and carries on Google's recent tablet tradition of low pricing.

LG Nexus 4 review | Android Central
By Phil Nickinson
The Nexus 4 is the best phone yet from Google's premier Android line - but that doesn't mean it comes without compromise. ... The Nexus 4, LG's first phone in Google's premier line, easily is the best "stock" Android phone thus far, and it's the best in the Nexus line since HTC's Nexus One. The hardware is ... But some prominent features Android 4.2 are missing, as we explain in the software section of this review. ..... (Also, user switching in Android 4.2 for the Nexus 10 tablet is inactive.) ...
Android Central - Android Forums,...

Xbox SmartGlass now available for iOS, including iPad and Forza ...
By Rik Henderson
Xbox SmartGlass for iOS is now available as a free download from iTunes and, unlike its Androidequivalent, features support for tablets - the iPad family.
Pocket-lint : Latest News

AT&T will spend $14B to pump up wireless, wireline networks
The company has already increasingly relied on more smartphone customers with pricier data plans, connected devices such as tablets, cellular-connected dog collars and medicine bottles, bundled television, Internet, and phone services under U-Verse ...

LG Nexus 4 vs. Samsung Galaxy S3: Does LTE really matter?
If you are an AT&T customer, LTE definitely makes a difference. To me going from 3G to 4G wireless service is like going from an old dial-up connection for Internet access in your home to using abroadband connection. You will be amazed at how much ...

Magid on Tech: Internet Governance Forum to tackle issues about online safety ...
San Jose Mercury News
I'm in Baku, Azerbaijan, at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), a United Nations-sponsored "multi-stakeholder" forum to discuss a wide variety of issues regarding Internet governance. Unlike many U.N. forums, IGF is attended not just by government ...

Internet Connected TVs To Hit 596 Million By 2017
Hollywood Reporter
LONDON – The number of TV connections to the Internet will hit 596 million by 2017, up from 105 million at end-2010 and the 212 million expected at end-2012, according to fresh research. our editor recommends. Study: Global Online TV, Video Revenues to ...

Hollywood Reporter

Internet Usage Shoots Up 122% Over Past Year: Study
Multichannel News
Fueled by Netflix and other real-time streaming media, North American Internet users more than doubled the amount of monthly data they consume over wireline networks in the last year -- to the equivalent of 81 hours of video per month, according to a ...

Multichannel News

US Election: Political 'Porn' for Chinese Internet Users
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Chinese Internet users flocked to the country's social-media sites on Wednesday to follow and comment on the U.S. presidential election, with many drawing contrasts with Beijing's much more predictable – and much less democratic – leadership change ...

Wall Street Journal (blog)

Mastercard previewing smartphone internet payment system with in-person ...
Mastercard is already a big fish in the still tiny NFC contactless payment pond, and now it wants to take that same technology to a veritable ocean -- internet sales. The plastic purveyor is tag-teaming with ING in the Netherlands for PayPass-based ...

Smartphones hog the most data on public Wi-Fi networks
These deployments will be in parallel with 4G LTE deployment, and over 70 percent of operator respondents expect to continue investing in both technologies. "These findings show that public Wi-Fi is now a crucial part of the mobile experience and this ...


UK Scientists to Make Broadband 2000 Times Faster
Wall Street Journal (blog)
By Nick Clayton. A team of scientists are working to develop technology which would massively boost the speed of home broadband without a similar increase in price. They say they have already been able to send 20 gigabits of data a second down a fiber ...

US Cellular takes hit on LTE devices, profits halved to $35.5 million ...
By Daniel Cooper
The cause of this reduced profitability is said to be down to higher subsidies on LTE devices, which represented a full 50 percent of the company's smartphone sales in the quarter. While the carrier has reversed the trend of losing customers, ...

Microsoft Just Scored 12 Million Wi-Fi Hotspots for Windows Phone
By Kyle Wagner
Microsoft just hammered out a deal to get Windows Phones access to 12 million Wi-Fi hotspots from its new partner Devicescape.

Investments in Wireless and Wireline Broadband Networks and IP ...
“This is a major commitment to invest in 21st Century communications infrastructure for the United States and bring high-speed Internet connectivity — 4G LTE mobile and wireline IP broadband — to millions more Americans,” said Randall Stephenson, AT&T chairman and chief executive officer. ....With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation's largest 4G network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services.
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Sam Gordon is the next Internet sports superstar -
By Mike Rutherford
Meet your new Internet sports sensation. Her name is Sam Gordon, she appears to be somewhere between 7-10 years old, and she plays football. It would be interesting enough if Sam were a kicker, a lineman (girl?), or just on the team in ... - All Posts

Cisco Blog » Blog Archive » The World's Wi-Fi Laboratory
By Stuart Taylor
The world's oldest subway system – affectionately known as The Tube – even allows you to connect to the Internet as you await your train hundreds of feet below historical London. Visitors from around the ... a broadband provider. Equally, most of the major U.K. mobile operators offload some of their data traffic to one of these nearly pervasive Wi-Fi networks to cope with explosive mobile data traffic and to provide an LTE experience, in a market that, until very recently, has not had LTE.
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