Posts Tagged ‘smartphones’

Microsoft Website Helps Users Track Windows Phone Update – PCWorld

The Guardian Microsoft Website Helps Users Track Windows Phone UpdatePCWorldBy Mikael Ricknäs, IDG News Microsoft has put up a website that allows owners of Windows Phone 7-based smartphones to find out when they will be offered the copy and paste update, the company said in a blog post on Wednesday....
March 24th, 2011 | News | Read More

iPhone, BlackBerry tumble to Pwn2Own hackers – Computerworld

V3.co.uk iPhone, BlackBerry tumble to Pwn2Own hackersComputerworldComputerworld – Apple's iPhone 4 and RIM's BlackBerry Torch 9800 both succumbed to hackers today at Pwn2Own, but two other smartphones running Android and Windows Phone 7 were unchallenged, the contest's sponsor...
March 11th, 2011 | News | Read More

Google purges tainted apps from Android phones – AFP

MSN Philippines News Google purges tainted apps from Android phonesAFPSAN FRANCISCO — Google has remotely purged Android smartphones of applications tainted with a malicious code that could take control of the handsets and steal information. Mobile phone security firm LookOut said the purpose of...
March 7th, 2011 | News | Read More

Google purges tainted apps from Android phones – AFP

France24 Google purges tainted apps from Android phonesAFPSAN FRANCISCO — Google has remotely purged Android smartphones of applications tainted with a malicious code that could take control of the handsets and steal information. Mobile phone security firm LookOut said the purpose of the "DroidDream"...
March 7th, 2011 | News | Read More

Windows Phone 7 update put on hold for Samsung handsets – Ars Technica

Telegraph.co.uk Windows Phone 7 update put on hold for Samsung handsetsArs TechnicaA Microsoft spokesman has told WinRumors that the minor update that started shipping on Monday has been suspended for Samsung handsets after many users reported that it failed to install, …WinPho 7 Update Gives...
February 23rd, 2011 | News | Read More

WinPho 7 Update Gives Some Phones Fatal Brain Spasm – TechNewsWorld

Telegraph.co.uk WinPho 7 Update Gives Some Phones Fatal Brain SpasmTechNewsWorldUsers of certain Samsung phones running the Windows Phone 7 mobile operating system have complained that a recent software update issued by Microsoft has bricked their handsets. It's likely that the update wasn't...
February 23rd, 2011 | News | Read More

Nokia Wrong To Choose Microsoft, Says Google Chief – ITProPortal

Telegraph.co.uk Nokia Wrong To Choose Microsoft, Says Google ChiefITProPortalGoogle CEO Eric Schmidt has said that Nokia made a 'wrong choice' when it decided to build smartphones for Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 OS. Speaking during a keynote at the ongoing Mobile World Congress in...
February 16th, 2011 | News | Read More

Report: Microsoft will pay Nokia billions of dollars – Seattle Times

Globe and Mail Report: Microsoft will pay Nokia billions of dollarsSeattle TimesBARCELONA – Microsoft will pay Nokia billions of dollars in marketing as part of the partnership to put Windows Phone 7 on Nokia smartphones, the Associated Press reported Sunday. Nokia has "substantial value...
February 14th, 2011 | News | Read More

Together, Nokia and Microsoft Renew a Push in Smartphones – New York Times

CBC.ca Together, Nokia and Microsoft Renew a Push in SmartphonesNew York TimesBy KEVIN J. O'BRIEN LONDON — Nokia, the struggling world leader in mobile phones, said on Friday that it would discard its own cellphone operating system and begin using software made by Microsoft, in an alliance...
February 11th, 2011 | News | Read More

No WebOS 2.0 for Old Pre, Pixi and Plus Devices – Tom’s Guide

Telegraph.co.uk No WebOS 2.0 for Old Pre, Pixi and Plus DevicesTom’s GuideIn addition to the TouchPad tablet that stole the show, HP yesterday announced the launch of the Pre 3 and the adorable Veer. Both of the smartphones will run on WebOS 2.0 when they're launched. Unfortunately, those...
February 11th, 2011 | News | Read More