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  • Opinion: Hands On: Samsung Stratosphere 4G for Verizon

    Last night at CTIA’s MobileFocus show, I got to play with the recently-announced Samsung Stratosphere 4G for Verizon. The Stratosphere is Verizon’s first LTE slide-out keyboard phone. I’m usually a fan of keyboard phones, but the Stratosphere left me underwhelmed.

  • News: Apple TV 4.4 update adds Photo Stream, NHL, and more

    As part of its barrage of updates on Wednesday, Apple bumped the second-generation Apple TV's software to version 4.4, bringing with it support for Photo Stream, AirPlay mirroring, NHL hockey, Wall Street Journal content, and more.

  • News: Cadillac updates car controls with touch, voice

    Cadillac wants to let drivers have natural conversations with their cars and get physical feedback from a touchscreen in some models coming as soon as next year.

  • Opinion: Samsung Offers Galaxy SII for $2 to Lucky Customers

    Just a few days before the iPhone 4S launches, Samsung is sticking a thumb in Apple's eye and showing its rival that the iPhone isn't the only handset that can create big lines. The Korea-based electronics maker recently opened a temporary retail outlet in Sydney, Australia, offering the Galaxy SII smartphone for just $2. Every day until Friday, the first 10 people to purchase the popular Android-based phone at Samsung's "Pop Up Shop" will get the deal.

  • News: BerryMover adds new BlackBerry to iPhone migration option

    With the release of iOS 5 upon us and the iPhone 4S coming imminently, Information Appliance Associates has announced the release of BerryMover, an app that can perform a brain transplant from a BlackBerry to an iPhone, right on the iOS device itself.

  • Opinion: When Base Stations and iPhones disagree

    Reader Janet Baylor’s iPhone doesn’t see eye-to-eye with her AirPort Base Station. She writes:

  • News: How international is the iPhone 4S 'world phone?'

    One of the most interesting wrinkles in the iPhone 4S—which I review at length elsewhere—is its status as a “world phone.” Unlike previous generations, it supports both CDMA (Verizon, Sprint) and GSM (AT&T, the rest of the world) wireless technology right out of the box. But there are some interesting quirks to this product that may please savvy international travelers.

  • News: How to Clean Your LCD, Root a Nook, Load Linux on a Netbook

    Recently someone asked me if it was okay to spray Windex on her monitor. I think my shriek of horror startled her. It is not okay to spray Windex (or anything else) on a monitor. In fact, when it comes to cleaning an LCD screen, there's a right way and a wrong way. Let's focus on the right way. (Want to clean your whole PC? Read our nifty how-to.)

  • Opinion: iPhone 4S Garners Glowing Reviews

    The iPhone 4S is up for a great start: after one million preorders in 24 hours, reviewers gave it the thumbs up ahead of general availability on Friday. The improved camera, faster processor and Siri voice-enabled personal assistant in iOS 5 are the most talked-about iPhone 4S features among reviewers.

  • News: Microsoft and Nokia push Windows Phone porting tool

    Microsoft and Nokia are wooing Symbian developers, offering them help in porting applications to Windows Phone ahead of the launch of the Finnish company's first smartphone based on Microsoft's platform.

  • News: As fix begins, worldwide BlackBerry users still have problems

    BlackBerry users Wednesday reported that problems are continuing into a third day in Europe and Asia, after Research in Motion reported on Tuesday that a fix was underway.

  • News: Sony recalls 1.6m dangerous Bravia LCD TVs

    Sony is recalling 1.6 million of its best-selling 40-inch Bravia LCD televisions, following incidents of hot TVs emitting smoke and parts melting due to faulty components.

  • News: First Look: HTC Radar 4G with Windows Phone Mango

    Tonight at Pepcom Mobile Focus at CTIA in San Diego, I got my hands on a few Windows Phone Mango devices, including the HTC Radar 4G on T-Mobile. The Radar ships with Windows Phone Mango, Microsoft's update to its mobile platform. The Mango update has been sent to existing Windows Phone customers already, but there haven't been any phones in the U.S. that have shipped with Mango.

  • News: Facebook iPad app 'full of bugs'

    Facebook's recently-released app for the iPad has been criticised by users who claim it is full of bugs.

  • News: Vodafone adjusts iPhone 4S tariffs

    Vodafone has adjusted many of its tariffs for the iPhone 4S, in some cases cutting the up-front charge by as much as £120.

  • News: Sony suspends 93,000 online accounts after illicit logins

    Sony has suspended 93,000 user accounts on several of its gaming and entertainment networks after unauthorized login attempts on those accounts, it said Wednesday.

  • News: Sony suspends 93,000 online accounts after illicit logins

    Sony has suspended 93,000 user accounts on several of its gaming and entertainment networks after unauthorized login attempts on those accounts, it said Wednesday.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Hip to be square

    Heck of a week, huh? And things are only just getting started. Early iPhone 4S units have begun slipping out overseas, the iPad is dominating in the Web surfing arena, and one of the great writers of our time remembers Steve Jobs. The remainders for Tuesday, October 11, 2011 are so tired they could eat a lion. With milk.

  • News: Intel moves away from digital TV business

    Intel on Tuesday said it was winding down its TV business and reallocating the resources to develop "ultrabooks," smartphones and tablets.

  • News: Telstra announces iPhone 4S plans

    Telstra has released its pricing and plan details for Apple's iPhone 4S, just two days before its official launch on Friday 14 October.



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