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1: new post   iPhone Skype Now has Full Video - No WiFi Needed
"...ability to make video calls, allowing iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, and fourth-generation iPod touch users to share real-time video amongst each other and users of Skype's Windows, Mac, and Linux clients along with the ASUS Videophone."
Dec 30, 2010
2: new post   iPhone SMS Vulnerability: Apple To Release A Patch Via iTunes
"An O2 spokesperson said the patch would be available Saturday through iTunes."
July 31, 2009
3: new post   Your iPhone Passwords Can Be Stolen In Under Six Minutes
Researchers in Germany say they've been able to reveal passwords stored in a locked iPhone in just six minutes and they did it without cracking the phone's passcode.

The attack, which requires possession of the phone, targets keychain, Apple's password management system.

Among passwords that could be revealed were those for Google Mail as an MS Exchange account, other MS Exchange accounts, LDAP accounts, voicemail, VPN passwords, WiFi passwords and some App passwords.
Feb 10, 2011
4: new post   Yahoo Locks in MS Mobile
" Yahoo Inc. on Wednesday said its mobile services is now available for download on phones that use Microsoft Corp.'s Windows Mobile operating system."
Aug 30, 2006
5: new post   Wireless Operators to Standardize Mobile Interface
"a group of mobile operators Tuesday unveiled an initiative that seeks to create a standard and secure mobile Web service interface that can be used across multiple devices."
July 2, 2008
6: new post   Windows Phone 8 Launches
Microsoft finally released Windows Phone 8, which they say is the most personal smartphone there is.
Oct 30, 2012
7: new post   Windows Phone 7 - Released To Manufacturing
Today is the day that the Windows Phone team has been driving towards, and we're very excited to say that we've reached the biggest milestone for our internal team - the release to manufacturing (RTM) of Windows Phone 7!
Sept 2, 2010
8: new post   Web Use On Mobiles Surges, Says Google
"We have very much hit a watershed moment in terms of mobile Internet usage," Matt Waddell, a product manager for Google Mobile, said in an interview. "We are seeing that mobile Internet use is in fact accelerating.
Mar 19, 2008
9: new post   Verizon Passed on Apple iPhone
"Verizon Wireless.. passed on the chance to be the exclusive distributor of the iPhone almost two years ago, balking at Apple's rich financial terms and other demands."
Jan 29, 2007
10: new post   Verisign Selected as Directory Manager for a Radio-Frequency ID
Deja Vu
Jan 23, 2004
11: new post   Ubuntu OS Phones To Be Shown At CES Las Vegas 2013
The code will initially be released as a file which can be installed on Google's Nexus 3 phones to replace Android.
Jan 3, 2013
12: new post   Twitter Buys Location Tracker Start-Up Mixer Labs
"The micro-blogging website Twitter is buying the location tracking start-up Mixer Labs for an undisclosed sum."
Dec 26, 2009
13: new post   TMobile Phone Rocks Status Quo with Default Google Page
TMobile is the first major mobile carrier to put Google as its default search page on all handheld phones. The mobile market is seen by many analysts as the most important new market to capture since the internet boom of the mid 90's.
July 2, 2005
14: new post   T-Mobile To Sell G1 Google Android -Based Phone in The U.S From Oct 22
"I am not sure people are going to be lining up at stores for this device," said Rajeev Chand, an analyst with Rutberg & Company. "The iPhone was a game changer from a consumer perspective. The Google phone may be more of game changer from an industry perspective."
Sept 24, 2008
15: new post   Sony Clie PEG-T615C Review
Overall, the Clie 615 is a reasonably sleek unit featuring a color display and the Palm 4.1 OS.
July 22, 2002
16: new post   Skype App for iPhone
"... free Skype for iPhone will finally be available to download from the iTunes App Store sometime on Tuesday."
Mar 30, 2009
17: new post   SMS Adoption Sky Rockets in USA - Texting is Finally In
Interesting report on the shooting growth of SMS messaging in the United States: "A total of 48.7bn SMS messages were sent in the last six months of 2005, up 50 per cent from 32.5bn in the first six months of last year..."
Aug 31, 2006
18: new post   Rim Adds Yahoo and AOL IM to Blackberry
"Instant messaging will become a more prominent feature on Blackberrys under separate agreements by Research In Motion Ltd., the maker of the popular wireless e-mail devices, with both America Online Inc. and Yahoo Inc."
Mar 16, 2005
19: new post   Report: Android OS Hit By 79 pct of Malicious Attacks
Android is the world's most popular mobile operating system, and the memo blamed its high share of attacks on its "market share and open-source architecture".
Aug 28, 2013
20: new post   RIM settles NTP patent fight with $612.5M payment
"Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM) announced late today that it has agreed to pay $612.5 million to NTP Inc. to settle the long-running legal fight between the two companies. The patent dispute had threatened to end RIM's popular BlackBerry e-mail service to millions of users in the U.S. and has been the subject of a contentious, four-year patent battle between the two companies. "
Mar 4, 2006
21: new post   RIM in Yahoo! Deal for Blackberry
Following a recent patent settlement RIM are keen to become a mobile portal.
Apr 6, 2006
22: new post   QR Codes on Posters - Might Be Stickers for Malicious Sites
Cybercriminals are exploiting QR code popularity by placing their own stickers on top of the origiinal QR codes to take people to more nefarious sites.
Dec 25, 2011
23: new post   Palm will buy Handspring
June 4, 2003
24: new post   Palm m130 Review
Hands on with my newest toy/tax deduction.
Apr 3, 2002
25: new post   Palm Admits m130 is Only 12 Bit Color Capable
Billed as showing over 65,000 colors, it turns out that the Palm M130 can only display 4096 via hardware.
Aug 20, 2002
26: new post   Palm - Dead Company Walking?
"Microsoft is poised to do for PDAs, what they did for spreadsheets, word processors, browsers... Give it 3-5 years and they will crush Palm and all other handheld devices that have OS-not-microsoft operating systems."
Mar 27, 2002
27: new post   Opera Software Announces The Opera Browser for Windows Mobile
Opera announces intention to produce a version of Microsoft Windows Mobile Software.
Sept 1, 2004
28: new post   Nielsen: Android Now Most Popular O/S Among Smartphone Buyers
"Among all smartphone owners, Blackberry still holds the dominant share with 31 percent of the market, though its lead over Apple is declining."
Oct 5, 2010
29: new post   New WiFi Frequency Set to Turbo Charge WiFi
"Wi-Fi is about to lay claim to a new frequency band that could result in speeds at least 10 times faster than what's currently available."
May 10, 2010
30: new post   New Vulnerability Found in iOS Apps Using Wi-Fi
"The problem revolves around the impact of HTTP redirections caching in mobile applications."
Oct 29, 2013
31: new post   Mozilla Smartphone Open OS Ready Late 2012
Speaking at a press conference in Sao Paulo, Gary Kovacs, chief executive of Mozilla, said this openness would make a difference to the way applications on phones operate.[br][br]B2G aimed to make apps more like webpages and able to share data and links, he said. It did this by basing everything on the latest web standard known as HTML5.
Apr 21, 2012
32: new post   Mozilla Plans To Build Mobile and Tablet OS, Boot To Gecko
Mozilla revealed preliminary plans today to take the Gecko engine that drives its Firefox browser and turn it into an open-source operating system that will eventually work on phones and tablets.
July 26, 2011
33: new post   Most Phones and PDA's Sold on Ebay Contain Private Data
Be careful when you sell that phone on ebay or to a buddy! "sensitive information is retained in the Flash memory of the devices because of a widespread failure to perform the advanced hard reset required to delete data."
Aug 30, 2006
34: new post   Mobile Web Sites - Why so Little Interest?
"I just don't understand why there is so little interest in mobile web site development. Any idea why?"
Dec 23, 2009
35: new post   Mobile Web Has Teething Trouble
"It all looks good, but the wireless communications business smacks of a soap opera, with disaster lurking like your next dropped call."
Nov 28, 2007
36: new post   Mobile Networks Want Apple, Facebook, Google, To Pay For Bandwidth
"As mobile and Web companies add videos, music and games, operators including France Telecom SA, Telecom Italia SpA and Vodafone Group Plc want a new deal that would require content providers like Apple and Google to pay fees linked to usage."
Dec 9, 2010
37: new post   Mobile Broadband To Come Bult-in To Laptops
"Phone firms, chip makers and PC manufacturers are uniting to push mobile broadband on laptop computers."
Sept 30, 2008
38: new post   Microsoft and Others Back FairSearch Complaint In Europe Over Google Android Apps
The complaint describes Google's Android operating system as a "trojan horse", offered to device makers for free. In return they are "required to pre-load an entire suite of Google mobile services and to give them prominent default placement on the phone," the complaint reads.
Apr 9, 2013
39: new post   Microsoft and Nokia Team Up Over Smartphones
Nokia has joined forces with Microsoft in an attempt to regain ground lost to the iPhone and Android-based devices.

The deal would see Nokia use the Windows phone operating system for its smartphones, the company said.

Microsoft's Bing will power Nokia's search services, while Nokia Maps would be a core part of Microsoft's mapping services.
Feb 11, 2011
40: new post   Microsoft Previews Deepfish Mobile Browser
"Deepfish's unique interface enables you to zoom in and out of page, quickly getting to the areas you are interested in without screen length after screen length of scrolling."
Mar 29, 2007
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