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Keeping up with the latest mobile industry news and views.

trimming mobile lines

Sony Follows Samsung in Cutting Number of Smartphone Lines

November 26, 2014 11:15 AM
Sony is following Samsung and paring back on the number of smartphones it offers as it struggles to raise profits and cut costs. So what took so long?
Inoreader 3.0 app for Android

Inoreader 3.0 News Reader for Android Gets Even Better

November 20, 2014 11:50 AM
News reader app fanatics will be excited about the big feature updates in the Inoreader 3.0 app for Android, which gets improved gesture controls, better sharing capabilities and more.
mobile sites

Google Is Now Identifying Mobile-Friendly Sites in Search Results

November 19, 2014 1:07 PM
It's actually a helpful new feature, but what took Google so long to do this to assist mobile users? Identifying mobile-optimized sites was long overdue.
mobile photo printing

Prynt Cases Promise Instant Photos to Your Smartphone

November 18, 2014 2:50 PM
A user wraps the case around his or her smartphone using a built-in connector, and the phone transmits images to the case and prints them on special paper.
AT&T mobile ad tracking

AT&T Stops Using Permanent Mobile Phone-Tracking Info

November 17, 2014 12:20 PM
AT&T was testing the tracking method for mobile ad delivery to users but has now ended the program, the company announced.
Sprint

Sprint Back in Buying Mode Following Failed T-Mobile Bid

November 14, 2014 1:45 PM
Since Sprint dropped its pursuit of T-Mobile late this summer, its acquisition work has been quiet. Now that could be changing, according to a published report.
parking app

Philadelphia Preparing to Ban Parking Apps That Use Bids to Park

November 13, 2014 2:29 PM
A proposed law would make it illegal for anyone to charge a fee to rent or sell a public parking spot to another person within the city.
Apple iPhone lawsuit

Former iPhone User Sues Apple Over Missing Text Messages

November 11, 2014 2:10 PM
A judge ruled that a former iPhone user can sue Apple for damages because she would no longer be able to get Apple iMessages after switching to an Android phone.
digital content

Mozilla, GSMA Encouraging Wider Native Language Web Content

November 06, 2014 12:13 PM
Mozilla and the GSMA form a partnership to ensure the creation of local content in native languages with easily available software and platform tools so that all the needs of the next 4 billion users can be filled.
Dell Venue Pro updates

Dell Updates Two Venue Pro Enterprise Tablets

November 06, 2014 11:20 AM
Dell announced updates to the Venue 11 Pro 7000 and the Venue 8 Pro 3000 enterprise tablets.

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