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Ex-Nokia engineers launch Jolla smartphone

Engineers who worked on the MeeGo OS for Nokia before it was ditched in favour of Microsoft Windows have launched their first smartphone since leaving the company to continue their work<p>A team of engineers who worked on the MeeGo operating system for <b>Nokia</b> before it was ditched in favour of Microsoft …

Mobile Technology

Google Forces CyanogenMod to Pull Its One-Click Installer

Well that didn’t last long. CyanogenMod today announced it has pulled its one-click installer from Google Play. The Google Play Support team informed the startup that its app is in violation of Google Play’s developer terms and advised it to “voluntarily remove the application, or they would be …

Pebble's e-paper smartwatch now available on Amazon

Pebble's slowly been expanding the places you can buy its e-paper smartwatch, but today it's landed at the biggest retailer of them all. Ahead of the Thankgiving celebrations, the company took to Twitter to announce the availability of the Pebble at Amazon, where you'll now be able to buy black and …

Motorola dropping off-contract Moto X to $349 on Cyber Monday

For one day only, Motorola will be lowering the cost of all off-contract Moto X smartphones by $150. That means the 16GB model will be just $349.99. The Cyber Monday discount is valid for all carriers, both 16GB and 32GB storage capacities, and the special Developer Editions available only via its …

Who Will Own The Next Great Instant Messaging Service?

The social media era was about what we make public. Now, it's about what we don't. The race to own the next great back channel.<p>Instant messaging is the center of the internet. Everything else is a temporary distraction.<p>The case for this is strong: Every company that has ruled the internet in the …

Social Media

Dropping Prices Are Driving Mass Smartphone Adoption Across The World

Ubiquitous computing is taking over the world, one boatload of smartphones at a time.<p>More than a billion smartphones will be shipped this year according to International Data Corp’s (IDC) World Wide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. Smartphone shipments will grow 39.3% from 2012 and are expected to …