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  • Will It Soon be Legal to Unlock Your Cell Phone?

    An online petition seeking to legitimize unlocking cell phones has obtained more than the 100,000 signatures required to elicit an official response from the Obama administration regarding whether consumers should be allowed to unlock their cell phones--which is currently a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin21 Feb. 13 21:19
  • Why Steve Jobs is right about Android

    Over the weekend I wrote an article titled "What If Steve Jobs Is Right?" As the title implies, the post was a hypothetical look at the possibility that Steve Jobs' assertion that Android is a "stolen product" is true.

    Written by Tony Bradley25 Oct. 11 04:02
  • Five things Apple needs to do to improve Siri

    Siri and I just met a few days ago. I think we're getting along pretty well so far (although she seems to get a bit testy and sarcastic when I ask her to "open the pod bay doors."). As great as Siri seems, though, Apple is calling this a beta and I can see why.

    Written by Tony Bradley21 Oct. 11 02:26
  • What Google's Rubin doesn't understand about Siri

    The head of Google's Android mobile OS, Andy Rubin, doesn't think your smartphone should be your personal assistant. In comments made during an interview at the AsiaD conference this week, Rubin downplayed the impact of Siri -- the voice interactive personal assistant included with the iPhone 4S.

    Written by Tony Bradley21 Oct. 11 09:18
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  • Overclock your smartphone, if you dare

    WARNING: Overclocking is not for the faint of heart. Do not attempt to hack your phone unless you understand and accept the risks of turning it into a useless "brick."

    Written by Keir Thomas05 Jan. 11 12:56
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  • Guide: How to sync your PC, smartphone, and tablet

    A few years ago businesspeople carried a laptop on the road, used a desktop PC in the office, and worked on another PC at home. Maybe they had a BlackBerry, too--but only if they were real big shots.

    Written by Loyd Case29 Sept. 11 23:55
  • Why Android users are such a happy lot

    Smartphone users tend to hold strong opinions about the various mobile platforms out there, often displaying feverish loyalty to the one they use and outright disdain for all others.

    Written by Katherine Noyes20 Jan. 11 05:51
  • Is Android less secure than iPhone? Um, no.

    One can only hope that security software provider Trend Micro saw a nice sales boost after the proclamation of its chairman earlier this week that Android phones are more vulnerable to hacking than iPhones are. If it didn't, those blatantly self-serving statements were made for nothing.

    Written by Katherine Noyes14 Jan. 11 11:04
  • BlackBerry Dakota signals RIM's desperation

    Images and details of the BlackBerry Dakota--the impending flagship smartphone from Research In Motion (RIM)--have emerged. The Dakota is packed with features as RIM struggles desperately to regain lost ground and compete with the Apple iPhone and the rising Android invasion.

    Written by Tony Bradley14 Jan. 11 09:23
  • Why Apple’s iPhone Will 'Drown in a Sea of Androids'

    Google's Android mobile platform may still follow Apple's iPhone in the smartphone race, according to fresh Nielsen data released Monday, but that advantage may not last long.

    Written by Katherine Noyes04 Jan. 11 07:16

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