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28 Lug/10

Jailbreaking Now Legal, In The US

Jailbreaking Now Legal, In The US

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Jailbreaking refers to methods to modify a device to remove some, or even all, of the restrictions that are imposed on it by its developer. Most people think iPhone if they talk about jailbreaking. A standard iPhone is severely limited, users can for instance only use AT&T as their carrier, and apps are only available through Apple’s official iPhone store. A modified phone on the other hand does not have those restrictions....

24 Nov/09

Tidbits From The World Of Mobile Phones, Circa: Now [part 2]

Tidbits From The World Of Mobile Phones, Circa: Now  [part 2]

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This is the continuation of the last post that rounds up the latest on the popular smartphones of the moment. Of course, their smartness is highly relative – like whether your last phone had a color display or not and whether the rock that was over you was volcanic in origin. There’s a lot happening still, so you better catch up now. Get over to the other side and get started. LG GT540: Another Android From...

13 Set/09

Japan: Mandatory DRM Software In All Mobile Phones To Fight Music Piracy

Japan: Mandatory DRM Software In All Mobile Phones To Fight Music Piracy

Japanese mobile phone developers, companies and the recording industry of Japan are in talks currently to agree on new anti-piracy measures to fight music piracy in Japan according to the Financial Times. The proposed solution offered by the recording industry suggest digital rights management to be build into every mobile phone sold in Japan. The software would query an Internet server (DRM server) whenever a user would try to play a song to check if the song was purchased legally. It...




2 Lug/09

Google Voice Is Cool, But Do You Need It? [Phones]

Google Voice Is Cool, But Do You Need It? [Phones]

You’ve read about the features, you saw the invites going out, but you might be wondering what, exactly, Google Voice could do for you. Here’s our guide for the curious and uninvited on whether your phones need some Google juice. We’re not going to explain every feature, quirk, and option in the Google Voice service, which is slowly giving out invites to those who request them. We’ve already taken a first look at Google Voice, and Google Voice’s own Getting...

22 Giu/09

Are Standard Cellphones Too Complicated? [Ask The Readers]

Are Standard Cellphones Too Complicated? [Ask The Readers]

If you’re shopping for a smartphone, you want the best features you can get. But a new study suggests that many standard cellphone users are annoyed by unimportant add-ons. What do you want out of your basic cellphone? Photo by compujeramey. To get specific, mobile phone recycling company FoneBank surveyed phone users in the U.K., finding that 61 percent consider their phones laden with unnecessary features, 45 percent never use their phones’ MP3 players, and 30 percent don’t...

14 Apr/09

Android 1.5 Adds Soft Keyboard, Video Recording, Loads More [Android]

Android 1.5 Adds Soft Keyboard, Video Recording, Loads More [Android]

Google has released an Android 1.5 SDK preview for developers, and it shows off what owners of Android phones (just the G1, of course, for now) can expect to see soon. The best of the goodies includes speed improvements on the camera, browser, and GPS functionality, an on-screen soft keyboard (indicating a no-slide-out-keyboard G2?), a custom dictionary, video recording and playback in MP4 and 3GP formats, updated Webkit browser, and much more. Looks like the iPhone/Android showdown chart...

18 Feb/09

Nokia, Microsoft to Open Their Own App Stores [Mobile Apps]

Nokia, Microsoft to Open Their Own App Stores [Mobile Apps]

Not to be left behind by Apple and Google, two of the biggest names in mobile phones are launching their own application stores. Nokia opens the Ovi Store in May to 50 million people, mainly those with S40 and S60 unites. The app store can show buyers which items their Nokia-using friends have downloaded, and will also be geo-aware, such that, according to Nokia reps: … If a user flies to London, when the user gets off the plane the application store will highlight content that might...