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  • Stark rise in Android malware

    Trend Micro has just released some stark statistics regarding malware for the Android smartphone operating system.

    Not to beat about the bush, it found 5,000 new pieces of malicious code for the platform during the first qua...

  • Bikes, cars and emergency services calls

    A mate went head on with a car while we were riding our motorcycles yesterday - luckily no-one hurt, but it did provide an interesting experience of calling the emergency services from a rural location.

    I've often seen the "...

  • Oh, Oh another OS

    So, we all thought the smartphone OS race was dwindling down to two and half players with Apple’s iOS, Google’s Android and Windows Phone, right? No, hold your bets, coming up from the rear is a late starter from Mozilla, the Fir...
  • Trouble brewing for Apple in Italy

    Reading reports that Apple faces a potential 30 day shutdown in Italy, but rather than being related to some patent battle, this one involves misselling of warranties.

    The firm has already been fined nearly a million Euros o...

  • Ericsson Consumer Lab

    I enjoyed a great visit to Ericsson's consumer lab on the outskirts of Stockholm last week (a big thanks to the firm and the GSM Association for organizing).

     

    Interesting presentations on device ...

  • RIM Reality

    If there was an award for the company that faced certain destruction but kept putting on a brave face it would have to go to BlackBerry maker, RIM. Despite constant bad news including lowering forecasts, missed targets, investor retreats, larg...

  • Nuisance calls

    I can't understand why, in 2012, I'm powerless to stop nuisance calls.

     I've recently contacted the UK regulator about this, and there seems to be very little that can be done to stop these calls or track who is pla...

  • EverythingEverywhere retail rebranding

    I've just seen my first EverythingEverywhere retail outlet, but very nearly missed it.

     

    Compared to the brightly coloured shop signs for Orange and T-Mobile, the cellcos combined to form Everythi...

  • NSN ekes out HSPA+ performance

    Nokia Siemens Networks today claimed to be the first to implement 3GPP-approved standards resulting in Continuous Packet Connectivity (CPC) for HSPA+ networks.

     At its simplest level, CPC is a set of features design...

  • Microsoft prepares own-brand tablet

    Rumor has it Microsoft is set to unveil an own-brand tablet running an ARM or Intel processor later today.

     The unit could be the first device to run Windows 8 - the latest version of the firm's well-known operating...