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Sony’s SmartBand fitness tracker launches next month
Monday, 24 Feb, 2014 – 3:47 | No Comment

Sony will debut it’s first commercial product featuring its Core fitness tracker in March, embodied as the SmartBand. It will be available worldwide after making a big splash at the Consumer Electronics Show last month.
Sony …

LG unveils three budget smartphones
Thursday, 20 Feb, 2014 – 4:57 | No Comment

LG has unveiled three new L Series III smartphones, the L40, L70 and L90, ahead of their official debut at the upcoming Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Nokia to unveil first Android phone
Thursday, 13 Feb, 2014 – 6:10 | No Comment

Nokia reportedly plans to launch an Android-based smartphone at the Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona, which is slated to start on 24 February.
Nokia engineers began developing the Android-based smartphone before the Finnish company …

Android users prefer Jelly Bean over KitKat
Friday, 17 Jan, 2014 – 4:24 | No Comment

The Jelly Bean version of Google’s Android operating system remains the most popular OS version, while Android 4.4 KitKat has yet to make its impact felt.

Lenovo bringing Android desktop PC to CES
Monday, 6 Jan, 2014 – 5:42 | No Comment

Lenovo has announced several desktop PC debuts for the Consumer Electronics Show this week in Las Vegas, including a new all-in-one machine that uses an Android-based operating system rather than Windows.
Called the N308, this PC …

Google removes Android smartphone privacy control feature
Friday, 20 Dec, 2013 – 8:23 | No Comment

Google has disabled a privacy feature from Android mobile software that enabled users to block apps from gathering personal data such as users’ locations and address book data.

Stock Android software safer than phone vendors’ versions
Friday, 8 Nov, 2013 – 7:36 | No Comment

Android software modifications made by smartphone manufacturers are responsible for various security weaknesses that make handsets more vulnerable to hacking, according to researchers at North Carolina State University.

New era for smartphone pioneer BlackBerry?
Friday, 16 Aug, 2013 – 9:28 | No Comment

After years of declining sales and failed makeovers as a result of stiff competition from rivals such as Android and Apple, BlackBerry has formed a special committee that will lay out strategic options such as the sale of the company and potential joint ventures.

55% of Americans own a smartphone
Friday, 12 Jul, 2013 – 10:55 | No Comment

Americans who own a smartphone are now quickly outnumbering those who do not have one. New research by the Pew Research Center found that over half of people in the US have a smartphone.

Grandfather Develops App to Eliminate Texting and Driving
Monday, 3 Dec, 2012 – 7:37 | No Comment
Grandfather Develops App to Eliminate Texting and Driving

A father and grandfather, Joe Riano was alarmed by the reports of texting and driving accidents and how often people ignore laws prohibiting it.  After driving with his grandson and seeing other drivers putting him …

Android 4.2 bug loses December from People
Monday, 19 Nov, 2012 – 7:15 | No Comment
Android 4.2 bug loses December from People

The People app in Android 4.2 seems to have lost an entire month.  December is nowhere to be found in the app, so if anyone close to you has a birthday or anniversary you want …

Drawing the line between Smartphone Operating Systems
Friday, 9 Nov, 2012 – 10:30 | No Comment

Smartphones have changed the way we communicate, and to some extent, many have patterned their lives around these phones.