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Onavo Count lets you track your cellular data usage app-by-app

Agility 4 SSD from OCZ announced, already in stock at $150

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SSD makers often try to wow us with raw MB/S, but OCZ is talking up "enterprise-level" reliability, ops per second, and throughput equally with its new SATA III 6Gbps Agility 4. The 64GB / 128GB / 256GB / 512GB drives -- with Marvell-built Indilinx Everest 2 controllers -- have...
Agility 4 SSD from OCZ announced, already in stock at $150
Is Bigger Better? Facebook Mobile Redesign Spikes Data Usage by 50%

1 Molecule Computes Thousands of Times Faster Than a PC

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alexhiggins732 writes with this tantalizing PopSci snippet: "A demo of a quantum calculation carried out by Japanese researchers has yielded some pretty mind-blowing results: a single molecule can perform a complex calculation thousands of times faster than a conventional computer. A proof-of-principle test run of a discrete Fourier transform —...
1 Molecule Computes Thousands of Times Faster Than a PC
iPhone apps hogging your data? Track their usage with Onavo Count

Onavo Extend’s data compression comes to 4G LTE iPad, CDMA iPhone 4S

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Onavo is opening up its data compression app, Onavo Extend, to even more iOS users today. The company announced this morning that the app is now available for the new LTE iPad and the iPhone 4S on CDMA networks like Sprint and Verizon. The news doesn’t come as a...
Onavo Extend’s data compression comes to 4G LTE iPad, CDMA iPhone 4S

Mind-Boggling: The Numbers Behind Ruzzle's Rise (And Fall?)

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Without a well-known developer or publisher behind it, Ruzzle is one of 2013′s first mobile phenomena. The Boggle-inspired game, available for iOS and Android, is the first self-published title from Swedish studio MAG Interactive. The numbers behind its growth are seriously impressive, but data obtained by AllThingsD suggests that, like...
Mind-Boggling: The Numbers Behind Ruzzle's Rise (And Fall?)
Routing Around Apple's Restrictions, AppCertain & Others Bring Enterprise-Level Control To Consumers In The Interest Of Child Safety

1 Molecule Computes 1000s of Times Faster Than a PC

hardware.slashdot.org
alexhiggins732 writes with this tantalizing PopSci snippet: "A demo of a quantum calculation carried out by Japanese researchers has yielded some pretty mind-blowing results: a single molecule can perform a complex calculation thousands of times faster than a conventional computer. A proof-of-principle test run of a discrete Fourier transform —...
1 Molecule Computes 1000s of Times Faster Than a PC

Chrome for Android may get a speedy websurfing boost

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Google is reportedly experimenting with delivering the web faster on Android devices through data compression. Over the weekend, Francois Beaufort noted the development on his Google+ page; Beaufort has consistently delivered early information on Google’s Chrome OS and Android efforts in the past. He says the end result would be...
Chrome for Android may get a speedy websurfing boost

Opera WebKit-based browser hands-on

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Think Opera is content at 300 million? That would be a rather silly notion for any company, of course, and naturally the browser is bumping up its efforts by making the jump to WebKit. This move will make Opera even more tempting for Android (phone and tablet) users who...
Opera WebKit-based browser hands-on

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Turbo: Yandex rolls out new version of its browser with built-in data compression

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Russian internet firm Yandex has begun automatically updating its browser to version 1.1, which includes the Turbo technology, licensed earlier by Opera Software. The new feature is aimed at users with weak Internet connections, automatically compressing data that is being downloaded. Yandex Browser 1.1 was rolled out about a month...
Turbo: Yandex rolls out new version of its browser with built-in data compression
Opera Mini 7 browser released for feature phones, S60, and BlackBerry

Engineers Struggle to Move Mobile Video Without Ruining It

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Intel, Cisco and Verizon are pouring $3.3 million into research at five prominent Universities to improve video delivery over wireless networks. The first goal of the Video Aware Wireless Networks (VAWN) program? Find a good way to measure mobile video quality. Understanding Video Quality As consumers watch ever increasing amounts of...
Engineers Struggle to Move Mobile Video Without Ruining It
Skyfire gets $10M to take mobile data compression global

The Reality Of The Global Messaging Market: It's Really Freaking Fragmented

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It would be easy to assume that Facebook or Apple’s iMessage are in a natural position to reach global dominance in smartphone messaging. But the reality is that the landscape looks very different and is very fragmented — at least for now. There are plenty of apps, WhatsApp included,...
The Reality Of The Global Messaging Market: It's Really Freaking Fragmented

Opera tops 200m active mobile users, up 50% from 2011; strong growth in Africa

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The number of mobile phone users that use the Opera Mini browser has topped 200 million per month for the first time, that’s up 47 percent from last year, the Norwegian company has today revealed. Launching its latest State of the Mobile Web report that looks at usage of its...
Opera tops 200m active mobile users, up 50% from 2011; strong growth in Africa
Which Mobile Commerce Apps Won On Black Friday?

Opera's WebKit-Based Android Browser Exits Beta To Battle Apps For Users' Attention

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Browser maker Opera’s first WebKit browser has exited beta. The full launch for the browser previously code-named Ice adds a few addition minor updates to the meaty feature-set demoed at the Mobile World Congress tradeshow back in February. The new updates in this full launch version of the Android browser are as...
Opera's WebKit-Based Android Browser Exits Beta To Battle Apps For Users' Attention

Chrome beta for Android delivers a proxy-based speed boost, now syncs autofill and saved passwords

www.engadget.com
As Google continues to work on improving Chrome for Android, today's update for the company's beta build of its browser appears to be a step in the right direction. Aside from the usual stability improvements and bug fixes, version 26.0.1410.26 adds two major additions. Lurking within this new software...
Chrome beta for Android delivers a proxy-based speed boost, now syncs autofill and saved passwords
Android this week: Nexus 7 dock stock; Galaxy S 4 'spec-tations; how to speed up Chrome

Mac OS X update protects users against CRIME attacks

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Mac users running the latest version of Apple's OS X are now fully protected against an attack that allows hackers to hijack some encrypted browsing sessions. Apple OS X users also received new defenses against malware attacks that exploit Oracle's frequently abused Java browser plugin. In all, an OS...
Mac OS X update protects users against CRIME attacks
Chrome 26 beta for Android arrives with autofill and password syncing, data compression to save bandwidth

Data showing most people dumping iOS maps seems legit

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Last week, data surfaced from app development shop, Snappli, suggesting that a large number of iOS users quickly tried iOS Maps and just as quickly dumped it. Since Apple launched Maps, its CEO, Tim Cook, offered up a public apology on the mapping issues and the iTunes App Store began...
Data showing most people dumping iOS maps seems legit

Q&A: How to Avoid Getting Throttled

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AT&T is effectively ending unlimited data plans, saying it will no longer let customers use more than a set amount of data per month without penalty. Under a new policy, AT&T will slow download speeds for unlimited 3G and 4G smartphone customers who exceed 3 gigabytes and 4G LTE users who...
Q&A: How to Avoid Getting Throttled

Do iOS 6 users stick with Apple Maps? Snappli reckons it knows...

www.guardian.co.uk
The data-compression app can see how much data people download from services - and so can track their use of Google and Apple maps. But is that the whole story?What happens once iPhone and iPad users update to iOS 6 and try the Maps app? Do they stick with it,...
Do iOS 6 users stick with Apple Maps? Snappli reckons it knows...

E-books for smart kids on ‘dumb’ phones

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Worldreader has already distributed over 75,000 e-books to students in sub-Saharan Africa. Now the literary nonprofit is launching an e-reading app designed for basic mobile phones. In many African countries, 80 percent of the population owns a cell phone. Up to now, Worldreader has focused on distributing Kindles to classrooms...
E-books for smart kids on ‘dumb’ phones
Onavo Insights taps real user data to see how mobile apps perform
Urban Airship has delivered 20B push notifications, doubling in just 4 months (exclusive)
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