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Friday, 17 Jun 2011

Microsoft Survey Reveals Extent of Emerging Internet Phone Scam

Microsoft Survey Reveals Extent of Emerging Internet Phone Scam

A recent Microsoft survey reveals an increasing trend of criminals using traditional telephone landlines and posing as computer security experts in their scams.

Apple's iBooks Trademark In Contention With Book Publisher

Apple's iBooks Trademark In Contention With Book Publisher

A small book publisher from New York is suing Apple over its use of the "iBooks" term for its e-book store and e-reader app. John T. Colby, Jr., owner of several small independent publishing imprints, filed a federal lawsuit in the Eastern District of New York on Wednesday for trademark infringement.

Panasonic Announces Toughbook Android Tablet

Panasonic Announces Toughbook Android Tablet

Panasonic looks to replicate its Toughbook formula to the tablet arena with a new Android-powered tablet that is designed with security, functionality and real-world reliability in mind.

Thursday, 16 Jun 2011

Is Facebook Making its Own Photo-Sharing App?

Is Facebook Making its Own Photo-Sharing App?

Is Facebook making its own photo-sharing app to rival the likes of Instagram? TechCrunch says yes.

Valve Offers Free-to-Play Games on Steam

Valve Offers Free-to-Play Games on Steam

Valve has announced that free-to-play games can be downloaded via Steam. There are five titles available and users just need a Steam account.

Gingerbread Update for HTC Desire Will Happen

Gingerbread Update for HTC Desire Will Happen

Another u-turn decision has been made by HTC, and the company is now committed to bringing the Gingerbread update to its 2010 flagship model, the HTC Desire.

Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011

HTC Desire Might Not Get Gingerbread Update

HTC Desire Might Not Get Gingerbread Update

Unfortunately, HTC has announced that it won't be able to bring the Gingerbread update to the HTC Desire, leaving its owners sorely disappointed at this sudden change in decision.

Garmin Acquires Navigon

Garmin Acquires Navigon

Garmin has announced that it will acquire rival Navigon. Navigon will become a Garmin subsidiary.

Nokia and Apple Settle Patent Dispute

Nokia and Apple Settle Patent Dispute

Nokia and Apple have reached a licensing agreement that ends the patent dispute between the two companies.

Google's Instant Pages: Speed Search

Google's Instant Pages: Speed Search

Google announces Instant Pages, a feature that delivers results for searches almost instantaneously.

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