There was once a time when a cellphone was a dedicated, stand alone device for mobile communications. Just as the camera, MP3 player and GPS were all their own mutually exclusive entities. Samsung has been at the forefront of Android device development which has combined all of these different devices into the unified smartphone platform. Snapping photos used to be somewhat...

The Samsung vs. Apple case has been filling headlines for the better part of a year, constantly reminding us of the industry’s patent and IP issues. Two and a half days of jury deliberations resulted in what was deemed a “sweeping, definitive victory for Apple.” Apple was awarded $1.049 billion for Samsung’s copying of Apple’s intellectual...

My relationship with device protection has been a love/hate affair for many years. It all started with my 3rd gen iPod’s silicone case. It fully encased the device in a 1.5mm thick layer of jelly silicone (at a time when silicone was new, novel and predominant), that protected my iPod like no other, but also caught dust like a glue stick and made it impossibly difficult...

At CareAce, we strive to gain a better understanding of not only smartphones and tablets, but also are users and their behaviors. This week we were curious as to how often our readers upgraded or switched to a new phone. By locking customers into a 2-year contract, carriers have created a de jure, 2 year life cycle for phones, but in reality people often switch phones...

Want to bring the wonderful world of Dropbox to your Windows Mobile phone? Dropbox’s voting feature, the VoteBox has an item that highlights this wish – vote to have Support for Windows Mobile devices added for Dropbox! With already 11,000 votes added, this Votebox poll is still gaining momentum. We’re not sure how responsive the Dropbox team will be...

A few weeks ago, we put together a video and posted a poll recruiting responses about which mobile browser is your favorite: SkyFire 1.5 or Opera Mobile 10 (amongst other options). Now after 4 weeks and more than 600 votes later, we have the tally that points to SkyFire 1.5 as the preferred mobile browser. Check out the detail report below. Contents: Poll Result Video...

Bing, Microsoft’s search engine and portal site has some of the similar features that one may find on Google. Along the line of common options such as its mapping service, is Bing’s Translator. My Bing Translator is an unofficial application developed by a Portuguese developer, BenevalJR. The free application supports translation for multiple languages. And...

For those of us unwilling of forking out a further $30 for the much more refined SPB Mobile Shell, the Today screen is all we have and in many ways all we need to get our daily dose of our own Windows Mobile device. While it does have the ability to display a range of information including calendar, messages, wireless, we can all do with some improvements through add-ons...

Making phone calls is the most basic functionality of a phone. And on Windows Mobile Pocket PCs, that functionality can be fully maximized through some of the 3rd party applications. The photo contact dialers has become popular amongst PocketPC users for its visual aesthetics and ergonomic and finger-friendly designs. We have put together a list of top 7 photo contact...

Soccer Touch Version 0.2 Cost: Free jakobdam (Developer Info) [ratings] Soccer Touch is a game where you will need to use your finger to keep the ball in the air. Tap it before it hits the ground and see how many times you can hit it. This is developed using FlashLite by the same developer who brought us Fruity and Touch Break. The game will auto scale to...