personal-tech: Mobile Applications
Windows 8's gloomy narrative could be rewritten when Windows Blue arrives later this year. The first step is to give it away for free.
Apple, Samsung and Google are all rumored to be working on smartwatches. With all the buzz about these devices, it's hard to see the real use...
Microsoft's hardware and software strategies for Windows 8 have been miserable failures so far. A rumored 7-inch Surface is one avenue for them to...
"Bugging" in the context of politics raises images of burglars messing with telephones and clunky tape recorders in the Oval Office. Now you'd...
In recent years, iOS has been at the back of the pack for innovation in mobile operating systems. If iOS is going to remain a heavy hitter, it...
The iPhone 5S, which reports say will begin production in the second quarter of 2013, was the last iPhone designed with Steve Jobs in charge. Look...
The new Calendar and Contacts apps in Windows 8 will not synchronize with Google at all, and Google email is limited to IMAP from now on. Google...
Microsoft has allowed that something called "Windows Blue" exists. Too bad the company seems hell-bent on taking Windows in the wrong direction.
A leak of an allegedly major revision of Windows 8 hit the web last week. Microsoft's focus seems to be on developing the Metro interface, but...
It’s not about this smartphone or that. Most of the really inventive things we do with our devices come from software added either by the phone...
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May 25, 2013
Love it or hate it, Apple's Siri doesn't have to be the be-all and end-all of smart personal assistants. Check out these solid apps.
May 24, 2013
Sweeping changes are in store for Apple's smartphone operating system.
May 23, 2013
Popular email app Mailbox competes directly with Gmail's own Gmail app for iOS.
May 22, 2013
Apple files new complaints against Samsung alleging that the company's Galaxy S4 smartphones violates its Siri patents.
May 20, 2013
Group of former Nokia employees have developed a new smartphone that will run Android apps.
May 18, 2013
Google skipped the skydivers at Google I/O 2013, but broke interesting ground in maps, music, social and search. Take our tour.
May 17, 2013
BlackBerry and Google have both expanded their messaging services to competing platforms, but for different reasons.
May 16, 2013
Google announced numerous updates to individual Android apps during the I/O keynote, but a new version of Android was conspicuously missing.
May 16, 2013
Android and iOS are in no danger of losing their incredible lead over the competition, but Microsoft's smartphone platform has made a significant...
May 14, 2013
BlackBerry World show sees introduction of Q5 smartphone and cross-platform BlackBerry Messenger.
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