Monthly Archives: February 2012

Darpa Warns: Your iPhone Is a Military Threat

Photo: MastroBiggo/Flickr There’s a growing threat to the U.S. military, according to the Pentagon’s premier research wing. No, it’s not Iran’s nukes or China’s missiles. It’s the iPads, Android phones and other gadgets we all carry around with us every …

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Facebook and Others Aim to Make the Mobile Web a Competitive App Platform

A coalition of 30 technology companies hopes to turn the web into a competitive platform for building mobile applications. They have launched a Core Mobile Web Platform (coremob) community group through the W3C to provide a venue for collaborating on …

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Could the iPhone 5 ride on Clearwire’s network?

The company’s planned move to LTE could make it a lot easier for Apple’s next iPhone to to run on its network, although Clearwire CEO Eric Prusch was silent on whether that would be the case. The iPhone already runs …

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iPad 3: 10 Hot Features Apple Needs to Include – eWeek

iPad 3: 10 Hot Features Apple Needs to Include ( Page 1 of 2 ) Apple will be holding a special even March 7 at which the company is expected to finally unveil the iPad 3. Historically, Apple has used …

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HTC shares soar, new phone models get upbeat reviews

TAIPEI | Tue Feb 28, 2012 10:28pm EST TAIPEI (Reuters) – Share of HTC Corp jumped on Wednesday after it launched its One series of models, taking the fight to Samsung Electronics and Apple Inc with fast graphic chips and …

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HTC shares soar, new phone models get upbeat reviews

TAIPEI | Tue Feb 28, 2012 10:28pm EST TAIPEI (Reuters) – Share of HTC Corp jumped on Wednesday after it launched its One series of models, taking the fight to Samsung Electronics and Apple Inc with fast graphic chips and …

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Critic’s Notebook: At Sony, Portable Games Just Got Bigger

Ubisoft Montpellier Rayman Origins is among those games that can already be played on Sony’s PlayStation Vita. So how’s your pocket budget these days? No, I’m not asking about your financial circumstances. I’m asking, literally, how much space do you …

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Twitter expands mobile advertising

By Himank Sharma Tue Feb 28, 2012 4:48pm EST (Reuters) – Twitter will expand its advertising program for the Apple Inc iPhone and Google Inc Android devices, hoping to better tap into its growing mobile user base and ramp up …

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iOS security loophole lets apps grab user photos – CNET

by Josh Lowensohn February 28, 2012 2:04 PM PST A software feature that lets apps access user location has also been found to give developers access to that user’s entire photo library. The iPhone’s camera roll, something developers can download …

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Sprint reveals it spent $15.5 billion to fuel its iPhone hunger

Sprint’s SEC filings have revealed that the carrier has committed to purchasing $ 15.5 billion worth of iPhones as part of the long-promised $ 20 billion gamble. If each handset costs around $ 630 at trade, then we’re talking about …

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