Sony Releases Bridge Software to Synchronize Macs and XPERIA Phones

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Sony is now beginning to support Mac users with its Android XPERIA smartphones by making a version of its synchronization software available to OS X customers. Though Mac users can mount their phones as a drive and drag and drop content into their phones, Sony’s new Bridge software will give an iTunes-iOS-like environment where Android […]

Apple Patent Reveals Plans to Include Thunderbolt on iOS iPhone, iPad

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Apple already includes its Thunderbolt port, created as a collaboration with Intel, on its MacBook and iMac, but the standard may also be going mobile as well. The iOS-maker has recently filed for patents to use Thunderbolt on mobile devices, including the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. At the very least, Thunderbolt would be able […]

Why iCloud is Perfect for the Average iOS User

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As nearly half of all iPhone owners don’t connect their smartphones to their computers to backup or sync content after the initial activation process, Apple’s introduction of the cloud-based synchronization system called iCloud may help customers more effectively manage, backup, and restore data on their phones in the event of data loss. As users increasingly […]

In Wake of iOS 5, iCloud Announcements, Microsoft Details SkyDrive Features for Windows Phone 7 Mango Update

After Apple had announced its next-generation iOS 5 software and the iCloud photo, documents, and music synchronization engine with the cloud, Microsoft is revealing more information about its SkyDrive document and photo synchronization service as part of the Windows Phone 7 Mango update that’s slated to come this fall. SkyDrive is a cloud-based service that […]

Photo Stream: How Microsoft’s Failed KIN Still Beats iCloud

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Even after over a year since Microsoft had launched the now defunct KIN, a Windows Phone that the company had hoped would consumerized the platform ahead of the Windows Phone 7 launch debut, Apple’s iCloud announcement at WWDC falls short when it comes to photo streaming. As the iPhone-maker aims for simplicity while at the […]

RIM Makes Push Into Social Calendaring with Tungle Acquisition

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Research in Motion, makers of the BlackBerry smartphone, has announced that it has acquired Tungle, which integrates with existing social networks and cloud-based calendaring systems to share their appointments, events, and calendar regardless of platform. In its blog, RIM says, “The Tungle team is bringing their expertise in cloud-based, cross-platform, calendar management to the BlackBerry […]

Windows Phone 7 Connector Debuts on Mac App Store for Synchronization

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Microsoft has released its Windows Phone 7 Connector software, which has now existed beta, on the Mac App Store, which will allow users of the company’s Windows Phone 7 platform and Zune devices to synchronize multimedia content from their iTunes library to the Microsoft-powered devices. The Windows Phone 7 Connector will also allow users to […]