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Runkeeper is Pebble smartwatch’s first app partner, with integration at launch

Jury says Apple's iPhone infringes patents from Nokia and Sony

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The ongoing war over smartphone patents has just taken a new twist as a Delaware jury this week ruled that Apple’s iPhone infringes three patents for range of functions such as cameras, batteries and answering calls. The U.S. Patent Office issued two of the patents to Nokia in 2000 and...
Jury says Apple's iPhone infringes patents from Nokia and Sony

Haptics specialist Immersion launches integrated themes and 'tactile presence' for smartphone OEMs

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Haptics technology developer Immersion has unveiled two new products today, integrated themes and tactile presence, which are designed to help smartphone manufacturers improve the use of touch feedback in their new devices. Immersion is most well-known for developing a unique set of modules, known as Integrator, that can instantly adds...
Haptics specialist Immersion launches integrated themes and 'tactile presence' for smartphone OEMs
With iOS 6, The iPhone Even Becomes A Better Phone
Martian watch brings Siri and voice calls to your wrist

Big in India, Swedish phone directory service Truecaller hits 10M user milestone

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Despite the rise of mobile malware, the easiest way for ne’er-do-wells to target phone users is still through old-school scams, such as spam calls. A few years ago, some Swedes set up a service called Truecaller to battle this phenomenon, and today the company is announcing that it’s picked up...
Big in India, Swedish phone directory service Truecaller hits 10M user milestone

Plantronics outs Voyager Legend Bluetooth headset with enhanced voice recognition, improved battery life

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For the most part, the headsets we've seen from Plantronics this year have been aimed at gamers, but make no mistake, the outfit is still churning out Bluetooth earpieces for road warriors: the company just announced its fifth-generation Voyager headset, the Voyager Legend. In many ways, it's an iterative...
Plantronics outs Voyager Legend Bluetooth headset with enhanced voice recognition, improved battery life
Microsoft announces new one-click Skype application, available now for Windows Phone 8

Love ‘Em Or Hate ‘Em, These Are The Top 5 Features Of iOS 6

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iOS 6 is chock-full of new stuff, with over 200 new features. Some are minor, like Mail VIPs which probably should have been implemented a long time ago, and some are pretty intense, like a brand new Maps app complete with 3D rendering. Now, Apple only showed off ten of...
Love ‘Em Or Hate ‘Em, These Are The Top 5 Features Of iOS 6

AirDroid 2.0 update adds phone finder, camera access and cellular data use

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If you're an Android user with a pressing need to transfer files from your phone to your computer (and vice versa), there's a good chance you've heard of AirDroid. The remote access tool, which has been widely available on the Play Store for ages, has finally received an update...
AirDroid 2.0 update adds phone finder, camera access and cellular data use

Nokia patents tattoo that lets you know who's calling

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Nokia has applied for a US patent that lets a user feel who's calling. The technology can be used in a skin patch adhered to a person's arm or embedded into a tattoo. When called, the system vibrates and uses haptic feedback to indicate whether its an incoming call rather...
Nokia patents tattoo that lets you know who's calling

Line2 Adds a Second Line to Your iPhone [VIDEO]

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Line2 is a mobile app from Toktumi that’s a refreshing option for iPhone users who need to maintain a separate personal and a business phone number.It’s also useful — and potentially revolutionary — for iPhone owners who want to cut down on their monthly voice minutes by allowing them...
Line2 Adds a Second Line to Your iPhone [VIDEO]
Move over Knight Rider: Nuance debuts a Siri for cars

Ribbit Mobile: Next Generation Voice Management

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The folks at Ribbit Mobile have taken Google Voice’s “one number for life” concept and expanded upon it. When I spoke to the folks at Ribbit recently, they explained that as they believe that personal identity is increasingly based on one’s cell phone number, they should improve upon the smartphone...
Ribbit Mobile: Next Generation Voice Management

SayWhat App Helps You Find Out What A Caller Wants Before Picking Up The Phone

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If you thought the mobile communications mix was rich enough already – with voice, text, IM, social networking and so on – think again. An Israeli app developer reckons there’s room for one more way to exchange messages, which combines the urgency of a voice with the convenience of text....
SayWhat App Helps You Find Out What A Caller Wants Before Picking Up The Phone

Viking's Vision for a Cellphone-Free Future

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A lot of people have their eyes on Google Glass. But Google isn’t the only company working on augmented-reality wearable glasses. An Osaka, Japan-based company called Brilliant Service has developed a new operating system dubbed Viking, designed for use in glasses. The company’s goal is to completely replace the cellphone....
Viking's Vision for a Cellphone-Free Future

Logitech launches TV Cam HD for living room video chats: built-in Skype, 720p, $200 (video)

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If Cisco's ill-fated Umi video conferencing system had been more like this, would it have survived? Logitech is about to find out, one way or the other, once its TV Cam HD -- recently spotted at the FCC -- arrives in the US this month. The $199.99 device hooks...
Logitech launches TV Cam HD for living room video chats: built-in Skype, 720p, $200 (video)
WhitePages Launches Caller ID For the Social, Mobile Age

8 Cool Things You Never Knew Your iPhone's Headphones Could Do (AAPL)

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Apple's standard white in-ear headphones (some call them earbuds) come with three buttons. They look simple enough, but they allow for a wide variety of control over your iPhone or iPad. Over at the Tekserve blog, they recently shared eight great tips on how to tap into some of its...
8 Cool Things You Never Knew Your iPhone's Headphones Could Do (AAPL)

Samsung launching Galaxy S III Mini with NFC at the end of the month

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Samsung announced today in a press release that it will release a new Galaxy S III variant at the end of the month that packs in NFC capabilities. Customers in the UK will be able to purchase the device through all major UK carriers and select retailers beginning at the...
Samsung launching Galaxy S III Mini with NFC at the end of the month
Apple Patents Intelligent Caller ID That Turns Inbound Communication Into A Contextual Trip Down Memory Lane

Sneak Preview of Skype for Windows Phone 8

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It's been an exciting few weeks for the team at Skype. We've launched our new fast, easy-to-use and beautiful Skype for Windows 8, and updated Skype for Windows desktop and Skype for Mac to version 6.0. Today we are announcing the soon-to-be available Skype for Windows Phone 8, which features...
Sneak Preview of Skype for Windows Phone 8

Here Are All The Most Important Features In iOS 6 That You Need To Know About (AAPL)

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Apple just announced the biggest new features in iOS 6, the new software that will run iPhones and iPads this fall. We rounded up the most important new stuff coming to iOS soon. Major improvements to Siri Siri is getting a boatload of new improvements with iOS 6. Here's the breakdown:...
Here Are All The Most Important Features In iOS 6 That You Need To Know About (AAPL)

Skype for Android gets portrait calling support on tablets, new languages, and performance tweaks

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Skype on Thursday announced a new version of its native Android app that adds portrait calling support on tablets. You can download the latest release now directly from the Google Play Store. After passing 100 million downloads on Google’s Play Store, Skype launched for Android tablets back in November, at...
Skype for Android gets portrait calling support on tablets, new languages, and performance tweaks

Qualcomm, Ericsson just brought mobile calls into the IP age

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Qualcomm and Ericsson revealed on Thursday that they have successfully passed a voice call from an LTE network to a 3G one, paving the way for mobile carriers to begin migrating their voice traffic onto all-IP 4G networks. That’s a big deal because the sooner carriers move their voice and...
Qualcomm, Ericsson just brought mobile calls into the IP age

REVIEW: The Pebble Smartwatch (AAPL, GOOG)

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As if Pebble needs any more publicity. This Kickstarter darling raised more than $10.2 million from almost 69,000 customers taken with the concept - an e-ink watch that talks to your Android or iPhone, alerting you of phone calls, texts, emails, and generally reappropriating your wrist as a window into...
REVIEW: The Pebble Smartwatch (AAPL, GOOG)

Nokia-Sony-MPEG LA entity wins jury verdict against Apple over three patents

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A U.S. jury has rendered a verdict finding Apple to infringe three patents held by MobileMedia Ideas, a patent monetization entity set up by Nokia, Sony and MPEG LA. MobileMedia Ideas' CEO is also the CEO of MPEG LA.Here's the public redacted version of the jury verdict:MobileMedia Ideas v Apple Verdict (Redacted)These...
Nokia-Sony-MPEG LA entity wins jury verdict against Apple over three patents

Apple Announces iOS 6 with Siri Improvements, Facebook Integration, New Maps App, Passbook for Fall Release

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At today's WWDC keynote event, Apple announced the next version of its operating system for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. iOS 6 will feature new functionality for Siri, Facebook integration, a revamped Maps app, Shared Photo Streams via iCloud, and more. iOS 6 continues the rapid pace of innovation...
Apple Announces iOS 6 with Siri Improvements, Facebook Integration, New Maps App, Passbook for Fall Release

Skype for Windows Phone 8 official preview available now (video)

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Microsoft's rebuilt Skype app is now available to download for those early Windows Phone 8 shoppers. While we already took a tour of the new app last month, you're now able to do the same. New features include Skype contacts within the People Hub (and access directly from there),...
Skype for Windows Phone 8 official preview available now (video)

In-Car Bluetooth Speakerphones That Let You Wheel and Deal

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Eating, putting on makeup, talking on the phone — these are all things you shouldn’t do while driving. The first two items can certainly wait until you’re out of the car. But there may be situations where you have no other choice except to take a call on the road....
In-Car Bluetooth Speakerphones That Let You Wheel and Deal
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