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Android powers 59% of mobile devices, what can Apple and Microsoft do?

Latest figures show that Android was the operating system of choice for over 182 million smart devices that were shipped during the first three months of this year. According to a new report by research company Canalys, 308.7 million smart mobile devices (which includes notebooks as well as tablets …

Mobile

Here's What iOS 7 Could (And Perhaps Should) Look Like [Video]

The folks over at digital agency Simply Zesty have been thinking about what iOS 7, the upcoming new version of Apple’s mobile operating system, will – or should – look like based on the typical rumours and speculation that precede every major Apple event.<p>With Apple’s WWDC 2013 conference just …

Verizon Nokia Lumia 928 gets official: 4G 4.5-inch OLED Windows Phone

Nokia has officially announced the Lumia 928, its Windows Phone 8 smartphone for Verizon, and the device it has been steadily teasing over the past …

Nokia

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 announced, a low-end 7-inch tablet that makes calls

Today, Samsung is announcing a 7-inch tablet running Android 4.1 called the Galaxy Tab 3, but to our eyes, it doesn’t look much different from the current 7-inch Tab 2. The previous Tab’s 1 GHz dual-core processor gets upgraded to a 1.2GHz chip, and the newer tablet offers 16GB of internal storage …

1,000 Geeksphone Firefox OS handsets “sell out” on day one

The “sell-out success” of Geeksphone Firefox smartphones yesterday amounted to 1,000 devices, the manufacturers of the dev-friendly hardware have …

Firefox

Good Timing: Twitter Will Soon Release a Two-Step Security Solution

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Some Twitter employee — probably several employees, actually — had a pretty rough day on Tuesday, …

Sprint: 1.5 Million iPhones Sold, $8.8 Billion Revenue, $29 Million in Operating Income

Wireless carrier Sprint, which is currently the object of affection from both SoftBank and Dish Network, on Wednesday reported $29 million in …

Mobile

Microsoft Reportedly Preparing To Jump On The Smartwatch Bandwagon

Apple, Google, LG, and Samsung are all reportedly working on wrist-worn computing devices behind closed doors, and it seems like that little club of big companies may soon get another member. If a new report from the Wall Street Journal is to be believed, Microsoft has been in touch with an …

More Efficient LED Backlighting May Lead to Thinner, Lighter iPad 5

Improvements to the iPad's LED backlighting will allow Apple to create a thinner iPad 5, NPD DisplaySearch's Paul Semenza told <i>CNET</i>.<p>"It's likely that part of the thinner/lighter design will be reducing the size of the LED backlight, partly by making the display more efficient and partly by using …

Apple Will Pay for Those Water-Damaged iPhones After All

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Court documents show that Apple has agreed to pay $53 million to settle a class action lawsuit filed …

Twitter's #Music app: from rumor to launch

Contributors:<p>Share Tweet<p><b>Share</b> Twitter's #Music app: from rumor to launch<p>share tweet Linkedin Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email<p>Twitter has launched its own music discovery service, titled #Music. Rumors of "Twitter Music" first broke in March, when <i>CNET</i> reported that Twitter had acquired the team behind …

Oppo preparing world's thinnest smartphone - the R809T

The race for the world’s thinnest smartphone title used to be extremely heated not long ago, but lately it seems like manufacturers don’t care as much about this crown as they used to.<p>Which is understandable, seeing as a new contender pops out of nowhere every couple of months, boasting a thinner …

Phones

Could This Be the Front of the Next iPad?

Since the launch of the iPad mini, there's been some speculation that the next full-size iPad might ape its looks. Today, French site Nowhere Else …

The government could soon be using an iPhone to check your identity

Identity verification specialist AOptix is offering an iPhone-based biometric identification system aimed at government customers.<p>While there are existing solutions out there, the AOptix one is unusually comprehensive: it can recognise your face, iris, voice and fingerprints. The system – intended …

T-Mobile Will Give You the iPhone 5 for Free If You Trade in an Old iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S

After a long wait, T-Mobile will finally start selling the iPhone 5 this Friday. To sweeten the pot for people (and to encourage people joining up …

Lionel Messi remains a doubt for Barcelona's return leg with PSG

Lionel Messi came through a training session on Monday unharmed but remains a doubt for Barcelona's Champions League quarter-final second leg against …

Why Can't Google Make Its Own Version Of Facebook Home?

Facebook‘s new mobile product, Home, is a clever idea. A level up from its current existence as an app on mobiles, it puts Newsfeed notifications on the phone’s home screen so that people use Facebook more. The potential is a huge uptick in user engagement with Facebook, bigger ad sales, and for …

5th Generation iPad to Begin Production in July-August

DigiTimes claims that Apple will begin volume production of the 5th generation iPad in July-August 2013. The timeline reportedly comes from sources in Taiwan-based supply chain makers.<p>Mockup of 5th Generation iPad next to an iPad mini<p>A July-August ramp up of production runs counter to many of the …

WhatsApp: We’re Not Selling to Google

Popular messaging app WhatsApp says it is not in discussions to sell the company to Google.<p>Neeraj Arora, WhatsApp’s business development head, told</b> …

Apps

Microsoft planning Xbox event for May

Microsoft had originally been planning to unveil its next-generation Xbox details at an event in April, but <i>The Verge</i> has learned that the company has pushed this back to May. Windows watcher Paul Thurrott revealed recently that Microsoft is planning an Xbox event for May 21st, and we understand …

Anonymous Hits Israel with a Massive Cyber Attack, Israel Attacks Back

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>To ring in this year's Holocaust Memorial Day, the classy hackers at Anonymous took down a bunch of …

WikiLeaks' 'Kissinger Cables' is largest release ever with over 1.7 million diplomatic records

WikiLeaks has returned with its largest ever release of formerly confidential information. The "Kissinger Cables" include over 1.7 million diplomatic records from 1973 to 1976, of which 205,901 are connected to controversial US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. In total, the release is around 700 …

Miami Heat: Will Securing Homecourt Advantage Throughout Playoffs Hurt Miami?

Link to Media<p>With six games left on their schedule, four of which are against below .500 teams, and a four-game lead on the San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder for best record in the NBA, the question is whether the Miami Heat should bottom out for the remainder of the regular season.<p>The …

Basketball

Samsung faces potential US import ban on its Galaxy/Nexus devices

In the everlasting patent war between Samsung and Apple, the US-based manufacturer seems to have recently obtained a very important victory.<p>Judge Thomas Pender from the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) has ruled that Samsung devices infringe on a text selection patent owned by …

Electronics Industry

Here Are Some Changes Apple Should Make To The iPhone's Software

Apple is preparing the next version of iOS, the software use on iPhones and iPads.<p>A lot of people believe Apple needs to change the look and feel of iOS as well as the way iOS works. Someone posted a video to YouTube with a concept video for iOS, addressing the latter problem.<p>One of the biggest …

Google Fiber Is Coming to Austin, Eventually

So it’s increasingly looking like Austin, Texas, is going to be the second market for Google Fiber.<p>Having yesterday sent out invitations to a bunch …

Google Fiber