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  • News: iPhone 4S: What you need to know

    It may not have arrived in the summer as past iPhones did and it may not have had the version number the blogosphere was anticipating, but the iPhone 4S has made its debut. Unveiled by Apple at a Tuesday press event, the new phone bears more than a passing resemblance to the model that preceded it. But the iPhone 4S is a decidedly new device, with internal changes and software features that set it apart from the iPhones that have come before it.

  • News: How Apple conquered enterprise mobility, without even trying

    When Apple's then-CEO Steve Jobs unveiled the iPod 10 years ago this month, no one, including him, could predict that it would pave the way for Apple to dominate the emerging mobile enterprise. How it did so reveals Jobs true legacy: not Apple's products, but Apple itself.

  • News: Apple, carriers launch iPhone 4S pre-sale

    Verizon Wireless today beat Apple and its carrier rivals to the iPhone 4S pre-order punch, kicking off sales just after midnight PT.

  • News: Button-size wireless sensor can tell if you're nervous

    Alps Electric has developed a button-size motion sensor that can detect when your pulse quickens from across a room or through a wall, then sends the readings wirelessly to a server.

  • News: AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon: The plans compared

    When the iPhone 4S hits the streets next Friday, it will do so with a feature no previous model has possessed on launch day: competition. For years, AT&T had the iPhone all to itself in the U.S., but earlier this year Verizon joined the iPhone family and, with the iPhone 4S launch, Sprint is jumping on the bandwagon as well.

  • News: Giving your old iPhone a new life

    When you pre-order your iPhone 4S Friday, that means you've got a week to anticipate life with your new phone before its October 14 release date. But if you're an existing iPhone user, it means you've also got to make plans on what to do with your soon-to-be redundant smartphone.

  • News: Upgrading to the iPhone 4S

    It happens every time Apple produces a new iPhone: Current iPhone users and owners of other smartphones start making plans to ditch their old devices and upgrade to the new model. Unlike with moving from one version of MacBook Air to the next, though, there are complications to upgrading your iPhone--and they come in the form of multi-year commitments to wireless carriers.

  • News: Trump, Rich Dad's Kiyosaki put twist on e-book marketing

    Donald Trump has trained his eye for promotion on e-books, teaming up with Robert Kiyosaki, author of "Rich Dad Poor Dad," in a new twist on the traditional book-signing ceremony for newly published works.

  • News: Apple Fans Pay Creative Tribute to Steve Jobs

    Before the advent of iPods, iPhones, and iPads, Apple products were best-known for being a favorite among creative professionals. So it's fitting that Apple fans around the world are mourning Steve Jobs with creative tributes of their own. Here are some of the best.

  • News: Controversial "Is My Son Gay?" App Pulled from Android Marketplace After Protests

    Google removed a controversial app from its Android Marketplace called "Is My Son Gay?" amid negative press and a petition of 37,692 signatures from the LGBT group AllOut.org.

  • Opinion: Windows Phone 7, Day 28: My Five Biggest Complaints

    30 Days With Windows Phone 7: Day 28

  • News: Which smartphone is the most secure?

    These days, it is almost impossible to meet someone who doesn't own a cell phone. More specifically, smart phones, whether it be the trendy iPhone, corporate favored Blackberry or modern Windows Mobile, almost everyone has joined the smart phone frenzy -- and with good reason. A smart phone offers more advanced computing ability and connectivity than a contemporary phone.

  • News: HTC launches next Sensation model, the XL

    HTC said on Thursday that its latest smartphone in its Sensation series, the XL, with the Beats audio technology, will go on sale at the beginning of November across Europe and Asia.

  • News: New Kindle with Special Offers E-book Feature: Remove Ads for $30

    Kindle buyers no longer have to decide right away whether they want the ad-free or ad-subsidized version of the e-reader, because Amazon is including an option to remove Kindle ads later.

  • News: The Week in iPhone Cases: The 4S cometh

    The iPhone 4S is here, and with it the inevitable barrage of new cases. Of course, if you've been watching closely, you know that the 4S looks...well, pretty much like the iPhone 4. And that's great news for people who want to upgrade while still using their existing accessories, as well as for those who plan to hang on to the iPhone 4 for a while and want to take advantage of new accessories. In either case, vendors were quick to contact Macworld to let us know about their new products for protecting our favorite handset.

  • News: Four ways to shoot night portraits

    Oh, what a night it was. The stars were twinkling, the owls were hooting, and your date looked marvelous. Too bad your photos of the evening look like you are snowmen in a blackout.

  • News: Sprint offers iPhone 4 preorders

    After years of being one of the odd men out in the iPhone market, Sprint jumped in with both feet on Thursday, offering preorders of Apple’s 8 GB iPhone 4 for $99. Preorder sales of the new iPhone 4S, which Sprint will also be offering, begin on Friday.

  • News: 'Incremental' iPhone 4S still promises to be big seller

    Apple's new iPhone 4S, despite failing to win over many pundits, bloggers and early adopters, nevertheless seems destined to be as successful as the old iPhone.

  • News: iPhone 4S has no NFC chip

    When the Apple iPhone 4S was unveiled this week, mobile payment technology was missing from the device.

  • News: Sprint to offer unlimited data for iPhone 4S and iPhone 4

    Sprint confirmed that it will offer unlimited data plans for the iPhone 4S starting Oct. 14, but it will also sell the iPhone 4 for $99.99 with the iOS 5 upgrade starting today.



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