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Apple's iOS edges Android in US during holidays, study says

A study from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech reports that Apple's iOS was the top-selling smartphone platform in the U.S. during the late 2012 holiday shopping season, although Android has the edge worldwide by most estimates.

on techhive.com

App Spotlight: Insightly for iOS makes CRM mobile

If you spend more time out of the office than inside it, this free app keeps your CRM tools close at hand. And it's free.

Another Apple patent in Samsung dispute questioned by U.S. patent officials

Another of the patents Apple relied on in a $1 billion infringement lawsuit against Samsung Electronics has been called into question by the U.S. Patent and Trademark office. The move, if not successfully opposed by Apple, may help Samsung in its appeal against the judgment.

UberConference: Best conference-call manager yet?

This free app for Android and iOS lets you create and manage calls with amazing ease, but it's hobbled by one major flaw.

Print to Dropbox, Evernote, or an actual printer from your iPhone or iPad

Collobos Software's updated FingerPrint software makes it easy for business users to print to virtual printers as well as real ones.

Apple's iPhone found to infringe Sony, Nokia patents

A federal jury in Delaware has found Apple's iPhone infringes on three patents held by MobileMedia, a patent-holding company formed by Sony, Nokia and MPEG LA.

on macworld.com

Three smart ways to use the iOS Shortcuts feature

This often-overlooked tool can save you a lot of keystrokes, and it takes only seconds to set up.

App Spotlight: Call Bliss turbocharges iOS Do Not Disturb feature

The app adds location-awareness, groups, and customization to your iPhone—no jailbreaking required.

Manage all your social-network contacts in Cobook for iOS

This free app provides a unified address book for all your contacts, not just those that live on your iPhone.

on techhive.com

Apple vs. Samsung: Bad blood in the smartphone wars

Apple shows no signs of wanting to settle with Samsung as the two companies continue to battle over smartphone and tablet buyers.