Blackberry to launch Playbook this month

After mobile phones, the competition is hotting up for “tablets” in India with BlackBerry-maker Research in Motion (RIM) all set to launch its PlayBook in the country later this month to face the likes of Apple”s iPad and Samsung”s Galaxy Tab. The Canadian firm will launch PlayBook in Indian markets and some other countries this [...]

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How to protect our personal data from hackers

Computer hackers have an ability to cause chaos by using personal data that they have stolen. But the theft can be prevented if people are careful with their information. Personal finance expert Carmen Wong Ulrich shared advice during a talk on ‘The Early Show on Saturday Morning’ on how to protect personal information and what [...]

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Mobile Web or Mobile Apps?

With the continued advancement of HTML5 technology, marketers and publishers are beginning to debate the necessity of investing in mobile applications, as mobile websites become increasingly sophisticated. Why develop for numerous platforms – such as Android, iPhone and BlackBerry, for example – when you can develop just once in HTML5? Speaking at the OMMA Mobile [...]

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Smartphones Preferred Over Computers for Web Access

More than one-half of smartphone owners (55.9%) say they prefer using a smartphone to a computer when accessing the Internet, according to a new survey from Prosper Mobile Insights. Moreover, some 52.9% of smartphone owners say they use all of the functions of their smartphone, so much so that “it’s their life.” Another 30.4% of surveyed smartphone owners [...]

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IPv6 is here. How does this affect email?

IPv6 will change how we use the internet, again. To the typical user, there is no difference; web sites work the same. But email is a different story. When using IPv6, addresses are allocated in a different manner. Most end-users today get one IP address, which is shared between multiple machines using a Network Address [...]

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YouSendIt Hits 30 Million Users, Bests Dropbox

File-sharing service YouSendIt.com recently shared some impressive numbers with us: The Campbell, California-based company surpassed 30 million unique users in the past 12 months. The news prompted its PR team to send out a self-congratulatory note to journalists featuring the provocative subject line, “Dropbox who?” The goosed growth comes on the heels of YouSendIt’s partnership [...]

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Google’s NFC-Powered Digital Wallet: Room For Your Shopping Lists, Credit Cards … And Complete Trust

We’d heard several rumors, each adding a little detail, but now we know it all: Google’s just revealed its digital Wallet solution, based on near field wireless tech in its Android-powered smartphones. It’s not just about reinventing the good ol’ plastic magnetic strip credit card, it’s actually about changing nearly everything about shopping–”tomorrow’s next best [...]

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EBay, PayPal sue Google over trade secrets

NEW YORK (Reuters) – EBay and its online payment unit, PayPal Inc, on Thursday sued Google Inc and two executives for stealing trade secrets related to mobile payment systems. The two executives, Osama Bedier and Stephanie Tilenius, were formerly with PayPal and led the launch on Thursday of Google’s own mobile payment system in partnership [...]

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iPhone 4 to hit Indian store shelves on May 27

After an year-long wait, Apple’s iPhone 4 smartphone will finally be available in India on Friday. India’s two top telecom operators Bharti airtel and Aircel announced Wednesday that they will be launching much-awaited iPhone 4 smartphone in India on Friday, May 27th. Apple’s iPhone 4, the next-generation version of the popular smartphone, was rolled out [...]

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