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T-Mobile sheds subscribers in the fourth quarter

T-Mobile says it lost 318,000 contract customers in the fourth quarter of 2010...and posted its lowest quarterly profit in four years.

Mobile

Sprint talking LTE network deal with LightSquared?

Sprint's existing 4G services are based on WiMax from Clearwire...but reports have the company talking to LightSquared about LTE.

Mobile

HTC Merge sports 3.8-inch display, QWERTY keypad

HTC has formally announced its Android-based Merge smartphone: 3.8-inch screen, 5 megapixel camera, a slide-out QWERTY keypad, and Android 2.2.

Android Army

Plants Vs. Zombies, Fable Coin Golf and more coming to Windows Phone 7

Microsoft will be running an Xbox Live-style sales event this spring for Windows Phone 7 platforms, bringing hit games like Plants Vs. Zombies and Xbox 360 tie-ins like Halo: Waypoint to the marketplace.

Gaming

ChaCha sues HTC over its new ChaCha phone

ChaCha Search is suing HTC over the HTC ChaCha, a new Facebook-enhanced phone the company unveiled in Barcelona last week.

Android Army

Xoom Corp sues Motorola over Xoom tablet

Xoom Corp. is suing Motorola over the Xoom trademark, claiming it has been using the name to promote its financial services for eight years.

Android Army

Angry Birds outflown by Tiny Wings

After only days on the market, the bird-based Tiny Wings has dethroned Angry Birds as the top game on iOS platforms. Learn about it here.

Apple

Oxford Dictionaries admit ‘bloggable’ and other tech terms

The Oxford Dictionary is getting with the times and will introduce various digital age terms, including "bloggable," "sexting," and some far less common slang.

Computing

MSI planning three 10-inch tablets for June

MSI plans to launch three 10-inch "WindPad" tablets in June targeting business users: two will run Windows 7, and one will sport Android 3.0 "Honeycomb."

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Microsoft: Windows Phone 7 update failed for one in ten

Microsoft says 90 percent of Windows Phone 7 users who've received an update notice have had no problems...and that means 10 percent did.

Mobile

Xoom getting LTE in ‘approximately 90 days,’ requires free 6-day hardware upgrade

The Verizon 4G LTE network will launch in roughly three months, requiring a complimentary hardware upgrade for all Motorola users, according to a leak internal document from the wireless provider.

Mobile

Motorola Xoom preview: Hands on first impressions

Rob Enderle goes hands on with Motorola’s new Android Honeycomb tablet, discovering a solid but unremarkable iPad competitor that fails to wow.

Apple

Sony S2 dual-screen clamshell tablet rumored for 2011

Sony may introduce the S2 dual-screen clamshell device in the coming year, a device we hesitate to call a tablet.

Android Army

Creepy ePhone Tracker smartphone software lets people spy on you

Cheaters beware: A new app, ePhone Tracker, enables people to monitor everything you do on your phone.

Android Army

Study: mobile social games attract young, college-educated women

A new study by Flurry indicates that a majority of mobile social gamers may be well-educated women in their mid-to-late 20s, a marketer's and geek's dream come true.

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