Daniel IonescuPCWorld

Daniel has been writing about smartphones, tablets and apps since 2008, and he enjoys pitting gadgets against each other.

Samsung Galaxy S III vs. iPhone 4S vs. HTC One X: Spec Smackdown

Here's how the new Samsung Galaxy S III stacks up against its competitors from Apple, HTC, Nokia, and Google.

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Samsung Series 9 Ultrabooks to Get Ivy Bridge Update

The 15-inch laptop will sport a Core i5 3317U processor clocked at 1.7Ghz, but Samsung didn’t say when it would be available to buy, or for how much.

8 More New Uses for Your Old Smartphone

Give your old phone a new lease on life by converting it into a brainy TV remote, a GPS navigator, or a numpad companion for your keyboard.

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Microsoft Cracks Down on Racy Apps in Windows Phone Store

Microsoft will contact developers whose apps icons and tiles contain racy imagery. The company says it will enforce sexual content guidelines more stringently.

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BlackBerry Music Gateway Uses NFC to Stream Audio

The BlackBerry Music Gateway can be hooked up to your home stereo or car audio system via a 3.5mm auxiliary input or RCA connectors.

Religious Sites Carry More Malware Than Porn Sites, Security Firm Reports

The annual Internet Security Threat Report from Symantec also says malware threats to Android phones are up dramatically.

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Dropbox Boosts Free Storage Limit to 5GB to Match Google Drive

Feeling the competitive pressure, Dropbox beefs up its free storage limit with the introduction of a new digital image offering.

Original Android Prototype Revealed During Google, Oracle Trial

Google’s original intent in 2006 was to introduce a phone with a BlackBerry-like keyboard and screen, not a device with a touchscreen like the iPhone.

Google+ Gets a Share Button

The Share button allows you to share an article with your circles or followers -- a process similar to using the Facebook Like button or Twitter sharing.

Samsung Releases Ice Cream Sandwich Upgrade List

Newer Samsung phones will receive Android 4.0, but if you have a Galaxy S, an original 7-inch Galaxy Tab or if you're a T-Mobile customer, you may be out of luck.

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Skype for Windows Phone Omits Key Features

The Windows Phone Marketplace has a fraction of the apps offered by its mobile rivals, but even a long-awaited one like Skype won't help if it's incomplete.

Top Earth Day Apps

Here are 15 apps for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone 7 to help you live a greener, more sustainable life.

A Liquidmetal iPhone 5: What's in it for You

It's not liquid at all, but this lightweight, durable metal could support an iPhone that won't scratch and is less likely to shatter if dropped.

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Xtex's $150 Android Tablet Takes Aim at Kindle Fire

The My Tablet 7 comes loaded with the latest version of Android Ice Cream Sandwich and runs on 1GB of RAM.

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MacBook Unboxing Smell Becomes Fragrance

The aroma was commissioned by Australian artists and will be diffused at an exhibition in Melbourne.