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Frederic Lardinois

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Frederic Lardinois founded SiliconFilter in 2011. Before starting this site, he wrote about 1,500 articles for ReadWriteWeb. His areas of interest are consumer web and mobile apps, as well as Internet-connected devices like cars, smart sensors and toasters. You can reach him at [email protected]

At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today, Ford announced that it is bringing its SYNC and AppLink platforms to Europe. After selling close...

Nokia today announced that its Lumia 900 Windows Phone flagship device is going beyond the U.S. and will soon be available as an HSPA+...

Things are going to look a bit different on SiliconFilter this week. Instead of posting the usual stream of news and reviews, I will...

I have my doubts about Google's drive to add Google+ features to each and every one of its apps and services, but here is...

The online analytics company comScore released its annual "Mobile Future in Focus" report earlier this morning. Just ahead of the Mobile World Congress in...

How popular (or not) Google+ really is remains debatable, but there can be little doubt that there aren’t a lot of sites on the...

Google Docs may not be as fully featured as a full-blown productivity suite like Microsoft Office, but its collaboration features are something many of...

The first time I looked at Bottlenose, a web app that bills itself as “the smartest social media dashboard,” it didn’t leave much of...

Google may have Google+, but Bing has a close relationship to an ever bigger and more important social network: Facebook. While Google now highlights...

Google today launched its flight search feature for mobile browsers. Since it acquired travel software provider ITA Software in 2011, Google has been very...

Thanks to better spam filtering techniques, most of us probably don’t see too many ads for “herbal Viagra” and similar concoctions in our inboxes...

“Who knows what the future holds for Google Apps.” That’s the question Microsoft would like its customers to ask themselves before switching away from...

While Microsoft is working on its most significant operating system update in recent memory, Apple just released the first developer preview of Mountain Lion,...

The age of the feature phone, at least in the U.S., is slowly coming to an end. According to the latest data from market...

Cars and the Internet are slowly getting closer, but it's still hard for developers to get their apps into cars without being invited by...