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7 Tools for Effective Agile Development

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Android dominates 81 percent of world smartphone market

For the first time ever, Android has hit more than 80 percent market share for smartphone shipments worldwide.<p>The new Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker was released on Tuesday by IDC, which detailed third-quarter numbers for all smartphone shipments worldwide. A total of 261.1 million …

Chipotle's First Mobile Game Asks Players to Fight Food Corporations

Chipotle released its first mobile game on Thursday along with a companion short film in an effort to promote food sustainability.<p>The film and the …

T-Mobile Offers iPad Support for the First Time

T-Mobile will finally support LTE iPads, according to new details on Apple's homepage.<p>The company didn't announce the news during its iPad event in …

Google hints at Chromecast expansion as its apps go international

With all of the focus on the imminent unveiling of a certain next-generation Nexus smartphone, another of Google's bestselling products could soon be set for a wider launch of its own. The company has begun lifting restrictions on the official Chromecast apps and is now allowing iOS and Android …

U-Verse live TV streaming reaches Android, including tablets

AT&T's live U-Verse TV streaming has at last reached Android. Subscribers can now watch over 100 live channels from their Google-powered hardware, including more than 20 channels that are available away from home. The U-Verse app also supports Android tablets for the first time, the carrier says. …

Nokia's Refocus Lens camera app promises infinite depth of field control

Nokia's just announced a new camera app called Refocus Lens at Nokia World that brings a Lytro-like variable depth of field to Lumia cameras. Likely to be the fruits of that Scalado purchase from a while back, it'll let you change the focus of a snapshot using "clever algorithms" while adding …

Apple pulls HMV music app after realizing it approved a competing music store

We were so pleased for legacy UK music store HMV, when it turned up with a new iOS app last week. It seems Apple was a little bit over-excited too, having apparently mashed the approve button without really realizing what it was doing. HMV was selling music downloads via the new app, a massive …

Stephen Elop says he's ready for change at Microsoft

All eyes are on Stephen Elop. Just hours ago, he introduced Nokia's first Windows tablet; he's also overseeing his division's integration into Microsoft; and Redmond is even considering him as its next CEO. During our interview today, Elop understandably couldn't comment on the prospect of taking …

HTC reportedly scales back production after slump in smartphone sales (update: HTC says it hasn't)

According to multiple reports, HTC has paused production on roughly a fifth of its total capacity and has been looking to outsource to contract manufacturers to save money. (<b>Update</b>: The company tells Engadget that it hasn't shut down any of its manufacturing lines) <i>Reuters</i> says that it has seen …

LG G2 Ad Is Frightfully Amazing

The LG G2 is easily one of the most powerful smartphones available in the world right now. Not only does it ship with top-notch specifications, it’s …

Mobile Minutes: Google, texting aisle, mobile war, mobile shipments

7 Must-have Apps for Audio Lovers

Are you someone who constantly has your ear buds on?<p>Do you love listening to music, audio books, or podcasts while driving or working out?<p>Well, here are seven awesome iPhone apps to fill your ear buds with energizing music, educational audio books, or funny podcasts all day long.<p>1. Umano (free)<p>If …

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Scratch Wireless offers 'free' mobile service that uses WiFi for calls and text

If you've ever struggled with a monthly cell phone bill, you've probably looked for cheaper alternatives like prepaid plans from big box stores or startup carriers like Zact and Ting. Well, what's cheaper than free? That's exactly what Scratch Wireless aims to offer with what it claims is the …

Samsung's Galaxy S4 Zoom leaked for AT&T

Itching for a better smartphone camera, but can't afford to buy an unlocked device? You're in luck: Samsung's Galaxy S4 Zoom appears to be coming to AT&T. Images of the AT&T branded smart camera (complete with carrier identification and official apps) appeared on Twitter today, hinting that a AT&T …

Yup, Nokia's designing a watch too (update: video)

Plenty of companies have been noodling around with the idea of wearable tech, but Nokia's always offered up some of the most eye-popping concepts. The latest application to reach the Patent and Trademark Office, however, is a little more practical: a modular watch that you can customize to your …

AT&T launches one-day tablet data pass, brings internet connectivity to Tesla

AT&T senior vice president Chris Penrose announced a new $5 day pass for data at the GigaOm Mobilize conference in San Francisco today, with hopes that it'll compete against expensive hotel WiFi for frequent travelers. The day pass is limited to just 250MB of data. You can also opt for a $25 for …

Twitter considering dedicated private messaging app

The blue bird's been awfully busy since its IPO hit the books, and now it's reportedly considering a standalone messaging app. According to <i>AllThingsD</i>, sources close to Twitter say the company could be considering taking its direct messaging service a step further and spinning it off as its own app. …

Vertu fetes new $6K smartphone with imaginative ad campaign - Luxury Daily

Top 10 mobile loyalty programs from first three quarters - Mobile Commerce Daily

<b>Top 10 mobile loyalty programs from first three quarters</b><br>Best Buy, Walgreens and Sephora are only a few of the brands with campaigns this year that …

Can Apple, Microsoft reinvent mobile businesses with phablets?

As the rumors heat up that Apple is developing a phone-tablet hybrid that will compete head-on with Samsung, Microsoft and HTC, phablets are emerging …

Mobile Women to Watch 2014 Summit New York Nov. 5

<b>REGISTRATION FOR THE BELOW EVENT IS CLOSED</b><p>Registration is open for the Mobile Women to Watch 2014 Summit New York on Tuesday, Nov. 5 featuring …

The Top 7 Reasons Why Mobile Ads Don’t Work

A Dartmouth researcher's study sheds light on the mobile Web and app users who don't click on ads. On a high level from the study, here are the top …

Microsoft's new iOS and Android Remote Desktop apps let you control a PC from a phone

Microsoft is providing a new way for iOS and Android users to access their Windows PCs today. A new Remote Desktop app is now available for both operating systems, letting you simply connect to a Windows PC and control it. While a number of third-party solutions have existed previously, including …

Galaxy S4 now lets you talk to Samsung's Gear smartwatch with latest update

As Android updates have gone as of late, there really hasn't been much to get excited about -- not until we break into Kit Kat, anyway. But the rollout of Android 4.3 Jelly Bean to Samsung's former flagship the Galaxy S4, now live according to <i>SamMobile</i>, is notable as it adds compatibility with the …

Apple can read your iMessages, security firm says

In June, Apple said that communication over iMessage is protected by "end-to-end encryption," and so secure that even the company itself "cannot decrypt that data." But on Thursday, security researchers disputed that claim.<p>At the Hack in the Box conference in Kuala Lumpur, Quarkslab -- a …

Nexus 5 appears in Google Play store for $349

As if the cacophony of leaks around the Nexus 5 weren't enough, here's the most official yet: Google's latest flagship phone has appeared on the Play store. The listing appears to have been made in error, as the phone cannot be bought and no details are available but the most important — a starting …

Flickr's iOS app finally does the uploading for you

Flickr’s iOS app can finally auto-upload your photos directly to the photo-sharing service, Yahoo announced in a Tumblr post Wednesday.<p>With today’s update installed, you can go ahead and turn on the auto-upload feature (iOS 7 required). This sends your entire camera roll to Flickr’s handy cloud …

T-Mobile teases free international data coverage ahead of NYC event

T-Mobile's coverage hasn't been one of its stronger points, but the carrier is looking to tackle that issue in an interesting way: it's giving subscribers free international data coverage that spans across over 100 countries. We're expecting T-Mobile to go into more detail on the service later …