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With news that the government is actively recording metadata, now is a great time to talk about the 5 reasons why someone would want to use a VPN to surf.
Amazon will now allow users to download games made by independent developers from the new Amazon Indie Games Store.
HTC ported the lessons that it learned with the HTC First in creating an HTC One Nexus Edition and the company is remaining open-minded about the option for existing One owners to disable Sense.
Though Tim Cook didn't expressly reveal anything new regarding the future of Apple's iOS mobile platform or the desktop Mac OS X operating system, the CEO did give us some insight about the executive shuffle at Apple and what that means for consumers.
At the CTIA trade show, LoJack had announced that its mobile security software will be launching soon for Samsung's flagship Galaxy S4 that will help users recover a lost or stolen phone.
Google's I/O developer conference this year will be a big event for Google and for Android devotees, but don't expect any major hardware announcements or revolutionary changes to the Android operating system.
Starting in June, only users of Adobe's Creative Cloud subscription service will be able to get updates for the company's flagship software products.
Though Microsoft builds its own Windows Phone platform to compete in the mobile OS space, rival Google's free-to-use Android operating system could become a very lucrative business for Microsoft.
You've probably read extensive reviews of the competing Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One Android flagships and are still indecisive about which one to take the plunge on, and we're here to help.
Skype is making good on its promise to be a cross-platform video chatting service and will debut its application to the new BlackBerry 10 platform next month in it arrives on the BlackBerry Q10 first before making it to the Z10 at a later date.
When I had reviewed the Galaxy S4 for Sprint Nextel's U.S. network, I had noticed the curious omission of the Knox security suite that Samsung is actively promoting to gain enterprise and government customers to adopt the phone, and now we know why.
Much has been said about the public battle between Samsung and Apple and the private worries of Google that its biggest partner in the Android space may shun it in the future, but Samsung may pose a bigger threat to Microsoft than the industry lets on.
Samsung is quickly showing that it can create new experiences and user experiences with eye-tracking and smart sensing technologies that were showcased on the Galaxy S4 flagship smartphone, but the next wave of Samsung innovation may bring the sensing to your mind throu...
The problem with Windows 8 as it stands is that the OS may seem like it has multiple personalities when you begin using it.
News Corporation had partnered with Asus to launch its education-centric Amplify tablet that's designed to be a complete ecosystem for use inside and out of the classroom environment.
Speculated to have responded to negative comments and public policy, Microsoft has once again amended its Office 2013 license terms to make owning Office 2013 more consumer-friendly.
We take a final look at the recently released iOS 6.1 update on the iPad.
For those looking to be a little bit more productive on their Android tablets, there is good news in that Wine is coming to Android.
Our iOS 6.1 for iPad review starts with our first impressions of the new software from Apple.
Microsoft is said to have already begun testing of a more feature-rich Office RT mail client that's designed for the Windows RT ecosystem built around ARM Holdings' processors.
Samsung had filed for trademarks for 'Eye Scroll' and 'Eye Pause,' suggesting that the Android smartphone-maker is exploring new eye tracking technologies for its mobile devices as part of a plan to refresh the Nature UI overlay on top of Android.
Research in Motion's new CEO Thorsten Heins may be moving the company more in the direction of Google than Apple as Heins says that his company may license its mobile OS to other smartphone-makers and RIM may sell off its BlackBerry smartphone hardware business.
Even though ZTE was showing some new Android smartphones and phablets at the Consumer Electronics Show this year, company U.S. head Cheng Lixin says that ZTE is already working with a few European carriers to deliver a Firefox phone later this year.
My weekly Starbucks run landed on the morning after Starbucks updated their iOS app with Passbook support. Made my morning that much brighter.
We've known this has been coming for awhile now. Microsoft wants to move all those Office users into its Cloud. That's what Office 365 is all about.
Custom Tattoo creation, there's and app for that now. Today, Amidio Inc released Instattoo for iOS, the world's first tattoo generator.
The Facebook for Windows Phone team is listening to users and promises a big update soon. On their own Facebook page this morning, the team announced some of the v2.5 changes that are being tested now.
On Friday, the guys behind ChevronWP7 announced that the program is now officially over. Those that participated in this program to unlock our Windows Phone devices were actually part of a "Beta Test" apparently.
Today a reader commented on "Moving from Android to Windows Phone 7 Part 6: The Verdict", an article I posted last fall when I switched from the Motorola Atrix as my personal daily driver to the HTC Titan.
After a few months of installing, removing, and installing more apps, hacks, etc, It was time to wipe the canvas and start over again.
I am not exactly sure why I have been playing around with my phones so much lately, but it is fun to drastically change your phone's appearance from time to time.
If you are into modding your Galaxy Tab, XDA Developers user BroBot175 has a fresh look for you, MetroUI. It's amazing what kind of work people do with open platforms. This modification brings the exciting look and feel of Windows 8 to the Galaxy Tab 10.1 now. T...
It seems like quality Twitter clients for Windows Phone are popping up every day. There are already some high quality clients out there like Mehdoh, Carbon, and my favorite Rowi.
Unless you are living under a rock, you know that Angry Birds Space was launched last week for Android and iOS. Windows Phone was left out as I expected, but later on launch day, Rovio changed their tune and said they would be working on a Windows Phone version.
I have been working on a simple website for my son's baseball team this weekend. The goal of the site is two fold, one to let parents know when the next game and/or practice is and to let the kids get excited seeing their names online with their stats.