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Smartphone and Tablet Users Are Still Frustrated with Slow Mobile Download Speeds

Keynote Competitive Research shared results of its nationwide mobile user survey, revealing important insights depicting consumer mobile web experiences. Read full article

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Something Old, Something New: Companies Focus on Recycling, Re-Using Outdated Phones

Old handsets that end up in landfills leak toxic chemicals into the soil and groundwater. But there are programs that make it easy for consumers to recycle, and even make[...] Read full article

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It’s Time to Slay Vampire Chargers

Anyone who cares about energy independance or the Green Movement is likely wondering if there's anything they can do to help. There is an easy thing all phone users can[...] Read full article

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British Airline to Enable Passengers to Make Phone Calls on Trans-Atlantic Flights

Virgin Atlantic customers will no longer have to shut off their phones on transatlantic flights from London to New York by the end of the year. Read full article

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Evernote Review: Organizing Your Life on an iPhone

Evernote can come in handy even if you aren't a true organizing enthusiast. The app doesn't always work that well, though, on older iPhones. Read the full review. Read full article

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Fed Agency Wants a National Ban on Using a Phone While Driving

Many states already ban using a phone for texting or accessing the Web while behind the wheel, or require a hands-free kit to make voice calls, but now the Nation[...] Read full article

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Most Popular Smartphones for April 2011

Each month, Brighthand publishes a list of the smartphones that readers have shown the most interest in during the preceding four weeks. Five new models appeared on this month's list[...] Read full article

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App Stores Matter in Buying a Smartphone

Anyone can use a smartphone for phone calling, texting, and browsing the Web. Yet, what sets smartphones apart from usually cheaper featurephones is in their ability to run apps that[...] Read full article

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T-Mobile Sidekick 4G First-Look Review

The T-Mobile Sidekick 4G is the first in this long-running series of consumer-oriented smartphones to run Google's Android OS. Adama D. Brown brings us his first impressions of this model,[...] Read full article

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Wirefly is Taking T-Mobile G2x and Sidekick 4G Pre-orders, T-Mobile is Not

Third-party phone retailer Wirefly has started taking pre-orders for the T-Mobile G2x and Sidekick 4G smartphones. Oddly enough, T-Mobile itself hasn't shown any indication that it will offer these devices[...] Read full article