Tag Archive: Mobile


Yahoo cleaning house, lays some of their mobile apps to rest

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I’m not exactly sure how many folks out there use apps from Yahoo but if you’re among those that do, you’ll want to check the list below. Reason being – Yahoo is laying some of their mobile apps to rest to focus on a whole new set of apps that more so meet users needs. So what apps got the cut?

Yahoo! Meme (iPad and iPhone) Yahoo! Mim (iPad) Yahoo! Answers (Android) Yahoo!  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S III rumored to miss Mobile World Congress

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Here’s an interesting rumor. Chris Ziegler of The Verge along with several other German sites are reporting that Samsung will not be announcing their flagship Galaxy S III smartphone at the upcoming Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona.

This comes as a surprise because Samsung unveiled their Galaxy S II and Galaxy Tab 10.1 last year at their Unpacked event, the day before MWC kicked off. Many were expecting a repeat  [Read More…]

Lookout launches Mobile Threat Tracker, visually represents malware around the globe

Lookout Mobile Threat Tracker

Lookout has released a neat new application this morning — Mobile Threat Tracker.  What it does is tell you where and when users running Lookout have came across malware in their mobile devices. How it does it is the cool part — the results are updated hourly, and when you start the app you get an animated timeline where individual malware “hits” are represented as tiny shafts of light  [Read More…]

LG Optimus 3D successor to come during Mobile World Congress

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It has been almost a year since LG set foot on stage at MWC, announcing the LG Optimus 3D (known as LG Thrill 4G in the US). This device was pretty exciting and revolutionary. Very few manufacturers have a glasses-free 3D option for their customers. Though an impressive device, most users expected more from the Optimus 3D. It seems LG is trying to make things better with a successor  [Read More…]

Huawei’s Diamond series smartphones set to shine at Mobile World Congress

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Huawei has yet to make a real impact on the American market with the handsets they’ve released so far, but CES 2012 left us yearning for more. When Huawei unveiled the Ascend P1 S, they made it clear just how badly they want to break out of the prepaid, free-on-contract market in the US, and into the high-end. Unveiling the world’s thinnest smartphone with Android 4.0, a qHD Super AMOLED display,  [Read More…]

Sony’s new CMOS smartphone sensors will bring HDR video recording to mobile

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Sony may not own the biggest slice of the pie when it comes to overall smartphone market share, but smartphone cameras are a different story. Sony’s smartphone sensors can be found in a number of handsets available all across the globe, where they’re constantly pushing the limits of what a smartphone camera can do. Their latest handsets, the Xperia Ion and S, both come with 12 megapixel Exmor CMOS  [Read More…]

Review: IOGear Mobile Power Station was ultimate CES life-saver

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The short battery life that accompanies our Android smartphones can be one of the biggest everyday frustrations. Users have opted to use multiple and extended batteries or plug themselves to a power outlet as often as possible. Another great solution for this issue is to buy a handy portable battery charger. The IOGear GearPower High Capacity Mobile Power Station (Amazon link posted below) happens to be one of the best (and  [Read More…]

Ford plans to demo MyFord Mobile app at CES

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Back at CES2011, Ford announced that it would be releasing an electric version of their popular Ford Focus entry level sedan, and in November put the Focus Electric up for preorder at a whopping $ 39,200. Though cars usually don’t grace our site all too often, the Ford Focus Electric will feature MyFord Mobile smartphone integration through the MyFord Mobile application which Ford should preview at CES next week.

So what  [Read More…]

Java ME passes Android as number two mobile OS

Java ME passes Android as number two mobile OS

Just when you thought dumbphones were on a decline, think again. It turns out that the top three mobile operating systems as measured by usage share doesn’t belong to the usual suspects iOS, Android and Symbian  [Read More…]

Android is still the top mobile operating system in the US, as it increases its lead over Apple’s iOS

Android is still the top mobile operating system in the US, as it increases its lead over Apple’s iOS

If there was still anyone who thought that the battle for supremacy in the United States mobile OS  [Read More…]