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Army tests out consumer-grade smartphones for combat

Jun 3, 2011
The Wall Street Journal reports that starting Monday, the Army start testing on the battlefield the same iPhones and Android phones you buy off the...
Posted In: android, apps, Army, augmented reality, iPhone, military, smartphones

PaperPhone is a phone that looks like paper because we live in Crazy Future World now.

May 6, 2011
This is bananas. Canadian researchers are showing off a smart phone called the PaperPhone that is about as thick as a piece of paper and feels like...
Posted In: paper, smartphones

Gigwalk launches

May 4, 2011
You can look at this new operation, which launches today, in two ways: a chance to make money as you're out walking around or a chance to ruin a...
Posted In: smartphones

Army picks Android

Apr 22, 2011
The Army intends to distribute a universal smartphone type of device to be used by all military personnel. That way soldiers in the field and their...
Posted In: android, Army, smartphones

Here's how to see where you've been, according to your iPhone

Apr 20, 2011
This open-source application maps the information that your iPhone is recording about your movements. It doesn't record anything itself, it only...
Posted In: apple, iPad, iPad 2, iPhone, privacy, smartphones

"Samsung Galaxy tablet and phone. Hmm, where have we seen that design before? Ah yes, WHEN WE WERE DESIGNING IT!" - Apple

Apr 19, 2011
That might be a bit of a paraphrase but that's the heart of a new lawsuit from Apple against Samsung. Apple says that Samsung's iPhone and iPad...
Posted In: apple, iPad, iPhone, Law, samsung, smartphones, tablets

Inflation App / App Inflation

Mar 16, 2011
Smartphones and those handy apps that you download into smartphones are now helping the British calculate their official inflation rate. Governme...
Posted In: Britain, david brancaccio, economy 4.0, Office of National Statistics, smartphones

Phones in prisons

Jan 3, 2011
The New York Times reports on the growing number of smartphones in prisons, where phones are a federal felony that comes with a sentence of an...
Posted In: government, Law, policy, prison, smartphones

Steve Jobs talks about farts

Sep 9, 2010
I figured that was a better headline that "Apple chairman calls for a higher standard for app approval". Same thing. ...
Posted In: apple, phones-mobile, smartphones

Microsoft hoping for mobile mojo

Sep 2, 2010
Microsoft is released its latest mobile phone software to cell phone manufactures today....
Posted In: Microsoft, mobile, smartphones, Windows 7

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