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Apple adds iPhone upgrade, delivery reminders to Store app for iOS

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If the bright lights, cheery attendants and hipsters are all too much, trips to the Apple Store aren't high on your list of priorities. Thankfully, Cupertino appreciates those who want the world to come to them, and has updated the iOS Apple Store app to match. The software bump...
Apple adds iPhone upgrade, delivery reminders to Store app for iOS

T-Mobile's official TV app now available for iOS

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Holy Magenta! T-Mobile TV is now available for iOS. Just a few weeks removed from the carrier's launch of the iPhone 5, its entertainment streaming app offers a free 30-day trial run with content from Fox News, the Associated Press, Campus Insiders and ACC Digital Network. Those looking to...
T-Mobile's official TV app now available for iOS

Sony starts delivering Ice Cream Sandwich update to Xperia go, Xperia U and Xperia sola

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Well, it looks like Sony's in-house software developers have decided this is the perfect week to deliver delicious treats to a large portion of the company's mobile lineup. Not long after outing updates for the Tablet S and Xperia Ion (in the US), the electronics giant is now bringing...
Sony starts delivering Ice Cream Sandwich update to Xperia go, Xperia U and Xperia sola

Gartner: Free apps dominate market, iOS App Store accounts for 25% of all downloads

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If you'd just put down Angry Birds Space for a moment, maybe we could tell you that mobile apps are kind of a big deal. How big of a deal? How's about 45.6 billion downloads just this year -- that's a serious amount of birds lost in space! All...
Gartner: Free apps dominate market, iOS App Store accounts for 25% of all downloads

BlackBerry Travel for BB 10 launches, lets users track price changes and flight status

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Though the road to BlackBerry 10 was long, it doesn't appear the company's taking the same tack with its app strategy. Today, the BlackBerry World store gains yet another native app: BlackBerry Travel. While the application's nothing new for Waterloo, it has been updated take advantage of BB 10,...
BlackBerry Travel for BB 10 launches, lets users track price changes and flight status

Verizon to update the Droid 4 with Jelly Bean 4.1 starting tomorrow

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It's always a good day when we can report on older handsets getting updated with some fresher software. If you happen to have bought the Droid 4 when it came out on Verizon last year, then today's your lucky today: the carrier has confirmed it will begin updating the...
Verizon to update the Droid 4 with Jelly Bean 4.1 starting tomorrow

BlackBerry's response to Samsung's SAFE Knox for enterprise: 'We've been doing that since 1999'

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With Samsung stepping on Blackberry's enterprise turf via its SAFE with Knox launch, it's not too surprising the Canadian outfit has a few choice words on the subject. We spoke with mobile computing Executive VP David J. Smith, who finds it "flattering" that Samsung is taking a similar interest...
BlackBerry's response to Samsung's SAFE Knox for enterprise: 'We've been doing that since 1999'

Samsung outs SAFE with Knox, details plans to secure the enterprise Galaxy (hands-on)

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BlackBerry has Balance, and no more than a month after the company once known as Research in Motion debuted its first BB 10 handset, Samsung has a dual-workspace solution of its own: SAFE with Knox. Unlike SAFE, which stands for Samsung for Enterprise, Knox, which was named for the...
Samsung outs SAFE with Knox, details plans to secure the enterprise Galaxy (hands-on)

LastPass password manager updated with Windows Phone 8 support, all-new UI

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LastPass, the password-managing service, announced that it's added many features in a new version released today for its Windows Phone application. Most notably, LastPass now offers support for Windows Phone 8, while those running an older variant of Microsoft's mobile OS can keep using the app as they have...
LastPass password manager updated with Windows Phone 8 support, all-new UI

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

Stitcher keeps the news flowing for desktop users with new web-based app

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Stitcher is already a heavy hitter in the world of mobile apps, but users will now find their favorite radio shows and podcasts are accessible from the desktop. Today, the company announced an HTML5 version of its popular app that's optimized for all of the major browsers. Upon login,...
Stitcher keeps the news flowing for desktop users with new web-based app

Samsung rolling out Exynos security patch to UK Galaxy S III owners

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A few weeks back a security exploit was discovered that left owners of select Exynos-powered Samsung devices feeling uneasy. While an independent developer quickly cooked up a fix, Samsung soon acknowledged the issue and pledged that an official patch was in the works. UK Galaxy S III owners can...
Samsung rolling out Exynos security patch to UK Galaxy S III owners

Nokia Xpress brings cloud-based compression to the Lumia line (video)

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Nokia refreshed its web browser for the Asha line with the outing of the 308 and 309 last week and now it's spreading the love to Lumia. Announced today via the company's Beta Labs site, Nokia Xpress leverages the cloud to compress internet data up to 85 percent, help...
Nokia Xpress brings cloud-based compression to the Lumia line (video)

Apple updates Pages, Keynote and Numbers iOS apps, brings increased compatibility with iWork and Office

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Still toying with that new Gmail for iOS update? Sure you are. Meanwhile, Apple's updated a trio of its own apps -- Pages, Keynote and Numbers all saw refreshes today, which the company says will make "working with others and sharing documents easier through increased compatibility with iWork for...
Apple updates Pages, Keynote and Numbers iOS apps, brings increased compatibility with iWork and Office

Google expands its reach on the slopes, adds ski resort routes to Maps

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If you've ever been skiing or snowboarding, you likely know all too well the annoyance of carrying around a huge map of the resort -- especially when you're trying to refold the darn thing as you quickly approach the top of the lift. Fortunately, Google -- which has been...
Google expands its reach on the slopes, adds ski resort routes to Maps

Live from the Engadget CES Stage: Samsung's Mobile Application Bootcamp

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Samsung's Ryan Bidan will be joining us on stage again to hand out scholarships for the company's Mobile Application Boot Camp program. We'll be chatting with Ryan about the program and discussion application development with the winners. January 10, 2013 7:30 PM EST Check out our full CES 2013...
Live from the Engadget CES Stage: Samsung's Mobile Application Bootcamp

Nokia rolling out update with camera fix for Lumia 920 and 820 owners in the US and Canada

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Earlier today, Nokia announced software updates for the Lumia 920 and 820 for customers in the US (AT&T) and Canada (Rogers). Highlights include: improved bluetooth connectivity, enhanced battery management and a highly anticipated camera fix. Once an update notification has been received, customers will need to ensure that their...
Nokia rolling out update with camera fix for Lumia 920 and 820 owners in the US and Canada

Amazon adds Windows Phone 8 support to Kindle app, keeps the Live Tiles going

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Amazon's been doing a pretty decent job at blanketing those Android and iOS Kindle applications with the latest and greatest, but the same couldn't exactly be said about its Windows Phone counterpart. Today there's great news for users of Redmond's mobile OS, however, as the Fire maker has announced...
Amazon adds Windows Phone 8 support to Kindle app, keeps the Live Tiles going

Apple trademarks new FaceTime logo, settles on green

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There's certainly been a lot of brouhaha surrounding the new design language Apple introduced for iOS 7 at WWDC. Some (ourselves included) feel it's modern and fresh while others loathe the brighter palette and simpler, flatter icons. A lot can change between now and the launch of iOS 7...
Apple trademarks new FaceTime logo, settles on green

LoJack for Android to be embedded in Samsung Galaxy S4's firmware

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Since the Galaxy S4's launch, Samsung's been eager to make security one of the device's stronger selling points. Through its partnershup with Absolute Software, makers of LoJack for Laptops, Samsung will soon embed a theft recovery system right into the the phone's firmware. LoJack for Android smartphones, launching exclusively...
LoJack for Android to be embedded in Samsung Galaxy S4's firmware

Google bags patent for directions based on cell coverage

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Want to get somewhere, but don't want to miss an email, or risk a break in the directions on the way? A patent granted to Google suggests it's been thinking about the very same thing. Read through the details, and it all sounds fairly familiar -- receiving origin and...
Google bags patent for directions based on cell coverage

Google patent delivers close-up photos when your phone can't, Blade Runners would approve

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It's been 30 years since we saw Deckard track down replicants by having a machine "enhance" pictures, and yet we're still stuck with distant-looking photos when we want more detail than our smartphone cameras can manage. While we'd argue that a few phones already live in that Blade Runner...
Google patent delivers close-up photos when your phone can't, Blade Runners would approve

Android 4.2 Jelly Bean binaries added to AOSP

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Good news for fans of Android alternatives: Google's just added binaries for Jelly Bean 4.2 to AOSP. Up until now, only the Nexus 10 and Nexus 4 had been privy to the company's latest OS version bump, but with the presence of these files on its developer portal, custom...
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean binaries added to AOSP

Galaxy Note II info ticker, pop-up browser and ICE menu combo reveal another lock screen flaw (video)

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The emergency contacts (ICE) menu is proving to be a Pandora's Box of lock screen vulnerabilities on several Samsung Galaxy handsets. Users are finding ways to exploit this weak point and the latest flaw that's come to our attention employs the pop-up browser on the Note II as an...
Galaxy Note II info ticker, pop-up browser and ICE menu combo reveal another lock screen flaw (video)

Google+ update for iOS adds photo enhancements, standalone Hangouts app

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An update for Google+ has just begin rolling out to iOS users, bringing with it a host of image-centric improvements. The version bump grants iPhone and iPad users of Google's social network more control over the quality of photos in their stream with an Auto Backup, Highlight, Awesome and...
Google+ update for iOS adds photo enhancements, standalone Hangouts app

Verizon Galaxy S III software update adds bug fixes, carrier billing and Multi Window support

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With an AWS-enabled Galaxy S 4 looming on the horizon for Verizon (note: the rhyme has us cringing, too), Samsung's Galaxy S III is gracefully sunsetting its flagship status. But it's not bowing out quietly. A software update is set to roll out to Big Red GS III's that'll...
Verizon Galaxy S III software update adds bug fixes, carrier billing and Multi Window support

Android 4.1 update for original Galaxy Note may bring Air View, Multi-Window and more (video)

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If fortune smiles upon original Galaxy Note owners, there's a good chance of finding an Android 4.1 update before year's end. Rather than just the usual suspects like Google Now, however, a recently leaked software build suggests that Samsung's original smartphone / tablet may receive some of the same...
Android 4.1 update for original Galaxy Note may bring Air View, Multi-Window and more (video)

Galaxy S III Android 4.2.2 firmware leaked, adds several S 4 features (video)

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Samsung didn't stray far from its comfort zone when designing the Galaxy S 4, and now a leaked build of Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean for the S III makes it even harder to distinguish the older flagship from the newer one. The folks at SamMobile got their mitts on...
Galaxy S III Android 4.2.2 firmware leaked, adds several S 4 features (video)

What to Expect at Mobile World Congress 2012

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This post was originally published on our sister site MarketWatch: Revenue-building strategies for mobile-phone operators, financial services in a mobile world and how to capture more of the connected consumer’s time and money — these are just some of the topics likely to be front and center when 60,000 delegates...
What to Expect at Mobile World Congress 2012

Check.in: finally, a unified check-in for Foursquare, Gowalla and Brightkite

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Filed under: Utilities, Social Software, Mobile We've been writing an awful lot about the location wars on Download Squad lately. Gowalla, Foursquare, and the rest are exploding in popularity, and that means trendy, early-adopter types might have several different sites to check in with every time they go somewhere. Reporting...
Check.in: finally, a unified check-in for Foursquare, Gowalla and Brightkite
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?