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  • Nokia reveals details of Symbian deal with Accenture

    Nokia said on Wednesday it has finalized an agreement with Accenture to develop the Symbian mobile OS as the company retrenches in a competitive mobile device market.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk22 June 11 23:29
  • Cellcrypt releases voice encryption app for Android

    The company Cellcrypt released an application on Tuesday for mobile phones running Android that encrypts voice calls, addressing increasing concern that voice traffic over cellular networks could be intercepted with off-the-shelf equipment.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk15 June 11 02:37
  • Google pulls more malware from Android Market

    Google removed more malware-infected applications from its Android Market last week, according to a security researcher who reported the rogue software to the company.

    Written by Gregg Keizer13 June 11 20:55
  • How to manage BlackBerry application permissions

    Research In Motion's (RIM) BlackBerry smartphone OS is known for security, and that's for good reason. RIM designed the mobile OS with security in mind from the start, and it shows; the BlackBerry OS offers a number of ways for smartphone owners and IT administrators to control how mobile applications interact with your device and all of the data stored on it.

    Written by Al Sacco14 June 11 02:30
  • The 5 best features in Apple's iOS 5

    Earlier this week at its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), Apple finally offered up a look at iOS 5, the planned update to the company's mobile OS. Although it wont be out until this fall -- Apple isn't yet saying exactly when -- iOS 5 promises to deliver much-needed changes to the OS, which is used on the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

    Written by Michael deAgonia10 June 11 00:48
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  • 5 features iOS needs, in order to sway me from Android

    With Apple preparing to talk about the future of iOS at its Worldwide Developers Conference in June, and the rumor mill churning, it's time for an old tradition: the iPhone feature wish list.

    Written by Jared Newman30 March 11 07:54
  • Android vs. iOS vs. Windows Phone

    The past year has been a remarkable one for smartphones, with the meteoric rise of Google's Android OS, the restart of Microsoft's mobile strategy with its much-ballyhooed release of Windows Phone 7 and the continuing success of Apple's iPhone, buoyed by its new availability to Verizon subscribers. Never has there been so much choice in the smartphone market. As a result, hype and overstatement have been the order of the day.

    Written by Preston Gralla18 March 11 05:43
  • Android Honeycomb: Powerful, but not perfect

    Honeycomb is a whole different beast from the Android we've come to know. While previous versions of Google's mobile operating system were built for smartphones, Honeycomb -- also known as Android 3.0 -- is the first to be designed specifically for tablet-size devices. And seeing it in action, it certainly shows.

    Written by JR Raphael05 March 11 06:26

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