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With Sights Dead Set on the Living Room, Google Debuts A Streaming Media Device

Google+ gets full-size photo uploads, low-bandwidth Hangouts and more

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Google hasn't forgotten about Google+, its fledgling social network. In a big year-end update, the search giant has added several new features, including a way to automatically upload full-size photos from an Android phone. Users can enable full-size photo uploads in Google+ settings, by tapping on "Instant Upload," then...
Google+ gets full-size photo uploads, low-bandwidth Hangouts and more
GOLDMAN: Here's Why Google Is 'Challenged' In Mobile (GOOG)

3G confusion: Are phone users ‘thick’ or just ‘uninformed’?

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It seems that, despite the whole world and its uncle owning a smartphone these days, a lot of us don’t actually know that much about them. In fact, when asked in a recent survey which mobile phone-related terms they did not understand, three fifths (62 percent) of participants cited “data...
3G confusion: Are phone users ‘thick’ or just ‘uninformed’?

Toyota Introducing Wireless Mat Phone Chargers

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The popular car company is said to be pioneering the new technology in their 2013 models. When shopping for a new car in the coming months, consumers may want to add in one handy extra: a wireless phone charger. Toyota is said to be creating a new wireless car...
Toyota Introducing Wireless Mat Phone Chargers

Apple's iOS edges Android in US during holidays, study says

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Most market share studies indicate Android is dominating the mobile OS landscape, but one study from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech suggests otherwise. It reports that Apple's iOS was the top-selling smartphone platform in the U.S. during the run-up to Christmas. The 12-week period ending November 25, 2012, is the first...
Apple's iOS edges Android in US during holidays, study says

Twitter makes its mobile site more feature phone friendly

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When you look at the latest, greatest devices from Apple, Samsung, Motorola and the like all day, it can be easy to forget that not everyone out there is sporting a smartphone. But feature phone users have thoughts and feelings that need to be tweeted at all times, too....
Twitter makes its mobile site more feature phone friendly

Bing Translator gets updated for Windows Phone 8, available now in the Store

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The Bing Translator app has been helping Windows Phone users avoid cross-cultural mishaps since April of last year, adding augmented reality and offline capability along the way. Naturally, Microsoft has updated this utility for Windows Phone 8. The latest version of Translator supports six languages (Chinese, English, French, German,...
Bing Translator gets updated for Windows Phone 8, available now in the Store

After 3 Million Downloads, CloudOn 3.0 Now Brings Microsoft Office To iPhone, iPad Mini & Nexus 7

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CloudOn, the popular free productivity service that brings Microsoft Office to mobile devices, just launched version 3.0 of its mobile app. With this launch, CloudOn is bringing its service to the iPhone, iPad Mini and Nexus 7. This means CloudOn is now available on all of Apple’s mobile devices, as...
After 3 Million Downloads, CloudOn 3.0 Now Brings Microsoft Office To iPhone, iPad Mini & Nexus 7

Shipping Accidents Sever Data Cables

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Undersea data cables linking East Africa to the Middle East and Europe were severed in two separate shipping accidents this month, causing outages in at least nine countries and affecting millions of Internet and phone users....
Shipping Accidents Sever Data Cables

AT&T is terrible, but it is hardly killing Windows Phone

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Great news: the Nokia Lumia 900 is coming to AT&T for the low, low price of $100. For a flagship device, that’s a killer price point. I expect it to sell briskly, boosting Nokia, Microsoft, and the Windows Phone franchise all at the same time. Given that Windows Phone is...
AT&T is terrible, but it is hardly killing Windows Phone

Data from startups show good news for Obama on eve of election

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Election forecasts have been a contentious issue this cycle, with national polls showing a tight race for the popular vote, while statistically driven models such as FiveThirtyEight suggest that Obama’s chances of winning the electoral college vote are very good. But math is so hard, and punditry is too easy. So...
Data from startups show good news for Obama on eve of election

Opera brings a more social Web experience to feature phones with Opera Mobile Next

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Norwegian Internet firm Opera has introduced Opera Mini Next, a new mobile Web browser aimed at giving feature phone users a more social Internet experience. Unveiled at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today, Opera Mini Next — which is a developer beta of its popular Opera Mini browser — includes ‘Smart...
Opera brings a more social Web experience to feature phones with Opera Mobile Next
Facebook Messenger update brings Chat Heads to most Android phones
On-Demand Car Service Uber Finally Embraces Microsoft With A New Windows Phone App

Lookout's Signal Flare Helps You Find Lost Android Phones That Have Dying Batteries

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Lookout, a company that offers security services for a number of smartphone platforms, is upgrading its mobile security app for Android phones today. The new version includes a sleeker management console, as well as a nifty feature in case your phone is lost and is losing battery life. For background,...
Lookout's Signal Flare Helps You Find Lost Android Phones That Have Dying Batteries
Kantar: Android took 52% of US smartphone sales in April, but iOS and Windows Phone are growing faster
GoPayment drops Windows Phone support, recommends a new phone

Nokia to offer more mobile apps for Lumia phones

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PayPal, Angry Birds Space, Box, and Time Magazine are just some of the apps Nokia has in store for its Lumia Windows Phone users. [Read more]...
Nokia to offer more mobile apps for Lumia phones
Embedded SIMs: they're happening, and Apple thinks they could be in consumer products

RANKED: The Top 10 Productivity Apps You Shouldn't Be Without

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It's a simple fact that for the most part, apps make our lives easier.  Whether you're an iOS, Android, Blackberry, or Windows user, apps can help make your life more productive and manageable thanks to their functionality and sleek designs. And there are a lot of them. We boiled...
RANKED: The Top 10 Productivity Apps You Shouldn't Be Without

Where are Facebook's mobile-only users coming from? Probably not iPhones

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Facebook revealed that 102 million users accessed Facebook solely through mobile devices in June, according to a document filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. However, the 23 percent increase since March doesn’t necessarily mean that users are ditching desktop in favor of their iPhone or Android device. Facebook is...
Where are Facebook's mobile-only users coming from? Probably not iPhones
Latest Sonic game can be played across Xbox and Windows Phone

Google shuts down SMS Search

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Google SMS Search allowed users to search Google via text message. This worked by sending an SMS to a Google phone number that contained the search query. Google then responded to the query with information, again via SMS and free of charge to the user.Many shortcuts were available to retrieve...
Google shuts down SMS Search

Movile Invests $2.6 Million In Food Delivery Startup iFood To Build A GrubHub For Brazil

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In the U.S., when we’re hungry and feeling lazy and don’t want to cook, we’ve got GrubHub and Seamless to order food from online and on mobile apps, and to have that food delivered to us. In Brazil, they have iFood. The online food delivery service, which also has mobile...
Movile Invests $2.6 Million In Food Delivery Startup iFood To Build A GrubHub For Brazil

Study: Apps not that important to smartphone users

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We've seen the headlines, we've heard the pundits (looking at you, Scoble) that tout apps as the "big" thing on smartphones. And while initially this may hold true for new users, the novelty wears off, or so suggests a new study by the Pew Research Center's Internet & American...
Study: Apps not that important to smartphone users

Windows Phone Dev Centre will now allow multiple XAPs for the same Windows Phone 7 and 8 app

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Here is an interesting development for Windows Phone Developers. The latest improvements to the Windows Phone Dev Centre allows developers to basically publish two different apps for Windows Phone 7 and Windows Phone 8 under the same name, with different app descriptions and screen shots. This allows developers to...
Windows Phone Dev Centre will now allow multiple XAPs for the same Windows Phone 7 and 8 app

The Strange Explanation Of Why Windows Phone Users Lost Access To Google Maps [Extended Director's Cut]

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The Strange Explanation Of Why Windows Phone Users Lost Access To Google Maps [Extended Director's Cut]: Ladies and gentleman, I present to you 3,000 words in which Danny Sullivan talks himself into something, then talks himself out of it, then back into it. Seriously, why does Google Maps not work...
The Strange Explanation Of Why Windows Phone Users Lost Access To Google Maps [Extended Director's Cut]

After Three Years, Visual Voicemail Service YouMail Calls It Quits On BlackBerry

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Freemium visual voicemail service YouMail never forgot their roots — then they first launched in late 2007 with the mission of making visual voicemail available to the masses, they soon focused their attention on what was then the market-leading smartphone platform: BlackBerry. I don’t need to tell you that RIM’s...
After Three Years, Visual Voicemail Service YouMail Calls It Quits On BlackBerry

Microsoft could bring curved, one-handed software keyboard to Windows Phone

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As with 8Pen and Flit, we’ve seen more than a few unconventional mobile keyboards. The latest oddball effort, however, could come from Microsoft. Windows Phone gadget blog WMPowerUser has unearthed a leaked screenshot of a new keyboard, which was taken from a Microsoft Research presentation. Unlike most keyboards, Microsoft’s...
Microsoft could bring curved, one-handed software keyboard to Windows Phone
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