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Roundup: Jelly Bean for S3 this week, WP8 phone launches, finding lost phones, more



How to find your lost phone: What are the options if your phone is lost or stolen? Most smartphones have either built-in features or add-on software to aid in the search.  USA Today

Jelly Bean for Galaxy S3? Android 4.1 operating system (Jelly Bean) may be rolling out this week to AT&T Samsung Galaxy S3 phones.

Transfer photos from mobile to desktop: App helps you easily move the photos you took on your smartphone or tablet to your computer.   USA Today

Are you allergic to your phones? Allergies to nickel or cobalt have some users of mobile devices scratching.   New York Daily News

Windows phones hitting the market: Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 went on sale Friday at AT&T, and Verizon started taking preorders for three WP8 devices -- Lumia 822, HTC's Windows Phone 8X and Samsung ATIV Odyssey.

Dirty cell phone keys: If your cell phone is looking a bit grimy from all the use, here's a tip on how to get them sparkling clean again.  Huffington Post

Best digital assistants? Apple's Siri started "quite dumb" but improving; Google's Voice Search is better but lacks personality; Speech on Windows Phones is worse than Siri. When will they ever get better?   Wired

[Last modified: Monday, November 12, 2012 12:07pm]


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