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  • Secure your Android phone

    Whether you paid $500 for your Android phone or got it for a pittance with your new cellular contract, it's a good bet that the data stored on your handset is at least as valuable as the device itself. If your phone is ever lost or stolen, either you'll be glad you took precautions to protect all that data, or you'll sorely wish you had done so. In this article, I'll walk you through setting up Android's built-in security tools and suggest a few third-party extras that add valuable safeguards for your personal information.

  • Kin Two: Stylish, but missing key Features

    With a better design and stronger specs, the Kin Two (Verizon; price TBA) outshines its sibling, the Kin One. But it isn't perfect: Limitations and omissions within the software keep it from being a threat to lower-priced smartphones on Verizon.

  • Microsoft Kin: What's cool, what's lame

    If Microsoft's Kin phones are supposed be for a younger audience, then we're busting out the antiquated lingo to judge what's cool and lame about the not-quite-smartphone. The main feature of these social phones is the way they stream updates and messages from friends, but there's more to watch for beyond that central concept. Here are some key points to help decide whether you're truly stoked for the Kin. Dude:

  • Why Palm can't be saved

    That sound you've been hearing--that soft "swooshing" in the distance--isn't anything important.

  • Nexus One fiasco continues for Google

    Google unveiled the Nexus One a little over a week ago after weeks of rumors and hype. Not only has the Android-based handset failed to revolutionise the smartphone industry as some had speculated, but the spiraling debacle suggests Google may have underestimated what it takes to compete in the smartphone arena.

  • Nexus One proves Google's no revolutionary

    From complaints over the Nexus One's slow and confusing customer service to eye-popping early termination fees, Google's proving to be just another phone maker, not the revolutionary we once hoped for.

  • Google Nexus One: Not the smartphone for business

    With major questions, like how much it will cost and how it will be sold, still unanswered, it's hard to do more than guess about whether the Google Nexus One smartphone will be widely adopted by business.

  • Mobile's future: Outrageous but possible predictions

    'Tis the season of mobile predictions. As this year comes to an end and a new decade begins, Mobclix, which operates a mobile ad exchange network, has gazed into its crystal ball and foreseen 10 mobile trends-many of which are, in fact, pretty outrageous.