Category: Mobile

Google Reader tablet apps aggregate news on the fly

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

One of Google’s most underrated services is their free RSS news feed aggregator Google Reader. We look at the most impressive tablet apps that interface with Google Reader.

Google announces Android@Home as a future connected platform

By Ted Kritsonis

In a series of unveilings yesterday at Google’s I/O conference, one highly touted new development is that of Android@Home, an extension of the mobile operating system that could connect Android devices to electronics and appliances throughout a home.

Why Microsoft paid top dollar to acquire Skype

By Ted Kritsonis

In the 36-year history of Microsoft, there hasn’t been a bigger acquisition, at least when it comes to dollars and cents, than the one announced today. Skype, the VoIP application and service that has made it easy — and free — for users to stay in touch, will be part of the Microsoft family. But the move has a lot to do with what Microsoft wants to do when facing their competitors.

Better Mobile, Online Privacy Means Redesign the Manuals

By Lee Rickwood

User manuals and privacy policies should get a ‘thumbs up, thumbs down’ button.

It’s not just about telling users how something works.

It’s about telling them if, how and why information is gathered about how, when and where they use it.

White iPhone 4 and Xperia arc and PLAY available today

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

For a number of smartphone buyers, today’s the day. The long awaited white iPhone 4 finally comes to market after nine long months and Sony Ericsson’s dynamic duo of Xperia arc and Xperia PLAY also become available.

Mobile Phone Tracking Raises Privacy Concerns

by Lee Rickwood

So, what were those scientists saying about mobile tracking again? Why are so-called privacy experts going ballistic – haven’t any of them read the instructions?!?!?

RIM’s BlackBerry PlayBook – First Impressions

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

We’ve only had RIM’s BlackBerry PlayBook for less than 24 hours, we cover some of the features and capabilities of this impressive and powerful niche tablet.