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Facebook: We would have been a mobile application if created today

Facebook: We would have been a mobile application if created today

By 7 March 2012

"I think Facebook would have been a mobile application had the technology been available 8 years ago when Mark Zuckerberg was making it in his dorm room," That's the feeling of Brett Taylor, Facebook's chief technology officer, when spoke to Pocket-lint... >>

Facebook: A great app helps you share your data

Facebook: A great app helps you share your data

By 6 March 2012

As more and more people are worrying over what the data on their phone is being used for, Brett Taylor, Facebook's chief technology officer, has told Pocket-lint that the social network believes a great app is one that you'll want to use to help share... >>

Why Apple chose Vimeo for Mountain Lion

Why Apple chose Vimeo for Mountain Lion

By 5 March 2012

It’s Christmas at Vimeo. Ever since Tim Cook squeezed his way down the company chimney to leave the gift that Apple Mac OS X Mountain Lion would have the company's platform hard baked into the Mac software as the video service of choice, the eggnog... >>

Asus: Tablet hesitaters will want the Padfone

Asus: Tablet hesitaters will want the Padfone

By 5 March 2012

The Asus Padfone gives people a device that can change from a phone to a tablet, and even into a laptop, but who will want to buy it? Asus believes it knows exactly: "There is a massive segment of the market called the "tablet hesitater" and those guys... >>

Nokia: We still need a cheaper Windows Phone to compete with Android

Nokia: We still need a cheaper Windows Phone to compete with Android

By 5 March 2012

Nokia has confessed that although its latest Nokia Lumia 610 is cheap, it needs to create an even cheaper model to take on Android. "We have a lot riding on the fact that we need to get a lower price point," Niklas Savander, executive vice-president... >>

Hands-on: SpareOne emergency phone review

Hands-on: SpareOne emergency phone review

By 2 March 2012

Some ideas are so simple and effective that you wonder why they haven't been thought of before. One such example is the SpareOne phone that Pocket-lint got up close and personal with in Barcelona at MWC. Xpal Power (the company behind Energizer and PowerSkin)... >>

Firefox only has eyes for Android

Firefox only has eyes for Android

By 2 March 2012

There are still no plans to bring Firefox to the iPhone or iPad and Jay Sullivan, Mozilla's VP of Products, has also told Pocket-lint that we can also forget about the browser landing on the BlackBerry PlayBook as a native app anytime soon. "We haven't... >>

ARM: Intel playing catch-up in mobile market

ARM: Intel playing catch-up in mobile market

By 2 March 2012

It's a funny old time in the crazy world of chip architecture. Not only are companies like Nvidia, Qualcomm and Texas Instruments looking to jump head first into the Windows 8 revolution caused by Microsoft's new baby including support for ARM-based processors,... >>

Asus ready to launch Windows Phone, but waiting for the right time

Asus ready to launch Windows Phone, but waiting for the right time

By 2 March 2012

Asus is ready to launch a Windows Phone 7 device as soon as it thinks the time is right, the company has told Pocket-lint.  "We are very close with Microsoft. When we think it is the right time of course we will do it," Benson Lin, the global head of... >>

Coolpad 7990 pictures and hands-on

Coolpad 7990 pictures and hands-on

By 2 March 2012

Over on the vainglorious Android booth at MWC there was an absolute plethora of Google-based devices to play with, including all of the big launches from the show. But it wasn't the usual suspects that caught Pocket-lint's eye. We couldn't help but notice... >>