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  • News: iPhone 5: New iPhone will shatter sales record

    Apple is in a position to break its own iPhone sales record of 1.7 million handsets in three days with the next-generation iPhone, one analyst reckons.

  • News: At Ceatec, Intel pitches among Japanese heavyweights

    In a corner of the sprawling exhibition hall of Ceatec, the annual electronics show running this week in Japan, this booth is packed with a varied display of technology -- a cyborg arm that boosts biceps strength, a futuristic classroom with touchscreens in the desks, and a digital bulletin board for households that tracks family members through GPS.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Rehearsal dinner

    Tomorrow's the big day, and boy, are people fired up: There's the Siri co-founder who's convinced Apple's announcement will change the world, the company willing to fork over billions for a (big) piece of the action, and the familiar face that may make an appearance. I don't know about you, but the remainders for Monday, October 3, 2011 have fallen prey to the hype.

  • Opinion: Apple's iPhone Event: 5 Things to Watch For

    Apple's iPhone event on Tuesday is about more than just new hardware. The company is at a crossroads, with Steve Jobs out as CEO and with big changes coming to iOS via iCloud. Apple watchers will want to pay close attention, because whatever happens on Tuesday will have greater implications beyond the iPhone 5.

  • News: Reported Sprint iPhone deal sparks wild speculation, backlash to wild speculation

    A report in The Wall Street Journal today has now sparked speculation that Sprint could be the exclusive carrier for the iPhone 5.

  • News: iPhone and iPad Security: The Human Element

    Tackling mobile security on a personal-business device isn't new, but it is still a very serious and present problem. Perhaps a lesson from the past holds an answer.

  • News: IPhone 5 reportedly a Sprint exclusive

    Sprint is expected to get the iPhone 5 exclusively from Apple to run over its 4G Wimax network, according to a report Monday from BGR.com.

  • News: With iPhone 5 imminent, users sell older models in record numbers

    iPhone 4 trade-in business has been very brisk at companies that buy older smartphones, an early indication of how Apple's next model will sell, the firms said.

  • News: What to expect when Apple finally 'talks iPhone' Tuesday

    For months, rumors and speculation have been obsessed with the next iPhone's hardware including the screen size, a processor upgrade, more memory, the shape of the case and even the material used for the case. But Tuesday's announcement at Apple's California headquarters is more likely to show the company's conviction that hardware is in a sense simply an "enabler" for software.

  • Opinion: Princetons 'Flying Carpet' Floats on Electricity

    Researchers have developed a real "flying carpet" of sorts: Princeton graduate student Noah Jafferis created a plastic sheet that can hover and propel itself using just electricity.

  • News: No 3G Web Browsing Possible With Amazon's New Kindle Touch

    Amazon confirms that its touchscreen Kindle e-reader--expected to reach consumers next month--won't support Web browsing over its 3G wireless connection.

  • News: LightSquared lines up Sharp for devices

    LightSquared has lined up Sharp as its first partner to build smartphones and tablets for its planned LTE network, as the carrier stepped up its rhetoric about interference between that network and GPS.

  • Opinion: Everything You Want Know About Megapixels, Megabytes

    You kids today have it so easy. Back in the old days, using technology like digital cameras and photo editing programs was difficult. My first book on digital photography came out around 1998 and was filled with page after page of arcane troubleshooting tips, like how to get your camera connected to a PC's serial port (this was before USB) and how to get your software to read TIFF files. But whether you're just starting out and looking for tips or you're a veteran who has been reading this column for years, I bet there are still some things about photo files you don't know.

  • Opinion: Xperia Ray Puts Your Current Camera Phone To Shame

    Sony has finally released the Xperia Ray, an unlocked Android smartphone packing an 8.1-megapixel camera.

  • News: If Sprint becomes third iPhone carrier, how much does it gain?

    If Sprint joins AT&T and Verizon Wireless in selling the iPhones, which company will have the greatest advantage? Answer: Apple.

  • News: Google CIO: Don't Fight Consumerization of IT

    In a Bloomberg Businessweek article, Google CIO Ben Fried reflects on the benefits of letting employees have their way with technology. Forrester Research agrees that IT managers should relinquish control, but not before methodically analyzing workers' wants and needs.

  • News: Samsung to disable Galaxy Tab 10.1 features

    In a bid to overturn a ban on sales of its Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia, Samsung has offered to disable some of the tablet's features.

  • Opinion: Can the Next-Gen iPhone Fend off Android?

    Diehard fans will buy the new iPhone, regardless of what Apple will announce on Tuesday, but unless the refresh is more substantial than expected, the company will have to work harder to fend off stiff competition from Android.

  • News: Fourth beta of iWork apps for iOS 5 and iCloud released

    Apple has released the fourth beta of its iWork apps - Pages, Numbers and Keynote - for iOS 5 and iCloud.

  • News: London-based Apple fans invited to iPhone 5 launch event

    By now, you'll all know what's going to happen tomorrow at around 6pm BST - but where will you be? If you fancy a pint and a chat while taking in the news, why not join the London Mac User Group in the Wood pub in Marylebone.



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