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  • News: iPhone 4S battery problems may be caused by iOS 5 bug in location services

    A bug within iOS 5 that causes the iPhone 4S to repeatedly check its location could be behind the problem of rapidly draining batteries reported by some owners of the device.

  • Opinion: Make the Free GIMP Photo Editor Easier to Use

    Not everyone uses the same photo editing software. There are many programs to choose from, ranging from the industry standard Adobe Photoshop CS to more accessible and affordable programs like Adobe Photoshop Elements and Corel Paint Shop Pro. Which program you use may be a matter of budget, need, and ability. Even if you could afford Photoshop CS, for example, you might not need all of its features. And the program is complicated and difficult to master. Likewise, there are a slew of free photo editors out there--you can read about some of the more popular ones in my free photo editor roundup.

  • News: Google TV Hardware Makeover Would Nicely Complement Software Upgrade

    Google TV hardware needs a makeover as equally dramatic as the software upgrade it is set to get next week.

  • News: HTC reports record numbers, sells more phones than RIM

    After reporting sales of 13.2 million smartphones during the third quarter, HTC is now the fourth largest smartphone vendor after having outpaced Research In Motion, according to market research company Canalys.

  • Opinion: Apple Didn't Just Change The World, Its Apps Did Too

    Apple’s late founder Steve Jobs often talked about changing the world, and now one of the apps used on Apple mobile devices is being recognized for doing just that.

  • News: Canonical to expand Ubuntu for smartphones, tablets

    Canonical plans to expand its Ubuntu Linux distribution so it could be used on smartphones, tablets and other touch interface consumer electronics, said Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth.

  • News: Ditch iTunes Forever With Spotify

    If you're annoyed by Apple’s iTunes, you may finally have a path to freedom.

  • News: South Korea fines flat-panel LCD display makers

    South Korea's competition watchdog has fined 10 LCD makers a total of 195 billion won ($176 million) for allegedly holding secret meetings to keep the prices for flat screen displays artificially high.

  • News: IBM opens up smartphone, tablet support for its workers

    IBM has embraced the growing 'bring your own device' trend by allowing its employees to buy and use their own smartphones and tablets for work tasks, said IBM's CTO for mobility, Bill Bodin.

  • News: Remains of the Day: The board of Avon

    An Apple board member faces scrutiny at her own company, Apple throws another log on the open-source fire, and the Siri-based Apple TV set may listen a little too well. The remainders for Friday, October 28, 2011 are so ready for the weekend.

  • News: Six revolutionary products, as told by Isaacson's 'Steve Jobs' biography

    At Apple’s companywide memorial event for Steve Jobs, new Apple CEO Tim Cook emphasized Jobs’s direct involvement in six revolutionary products: the Mac, the iPod and iTunes, the iPhone, the iPad, Apple the company, and Pixar. Walter Isaacson’s authorized biography Steve Jobs touches on all these topics; here are closer looks at Jobs’s direct involvement with each, straight from Isaacson’s book. We’ll start with the company Jobs built.

  • News: Apple Passed Up By Samsung as World's Top Smartphone Manufacturer

    A report on Reuters reveals that Apple has now been passed up by Samsung as the world's leading manufacturer of smartphones. The article notes during the period of July of this year to September, Samsung's mobile phones have experienced tremendous growth with a 44 percent increase in shipments.

  • News: Touchscreen Digital Watch Arrives From Sweden With Style

    If the Mutewatch digital watch strikes you at first as nothing more than a colorful and stylish wristband, inventor Mai-Li Hammargren has already won half the battle.

  • News: Google TV to Get Big Update

    Google is updating its Google TV service this weekend adding support for Android apps optimized big HDTV screens and polished how is discovered through the software. The new version of Google TV is expected to be automatically downloaded users next week.

  • News: iPhone 4S goes on sale in 22 more countries

    As promised during October's iPhone 4S press event, Apple has now expanded its newest smartphone's global reach. On Friday, the iPhone 4S went on sale in 22 additional countries, bringing the device's total to 29 countries around the world, with more to come.

  • Opinion: Samsung Passes Apple in Smartphone Shipments

    Apple's position in the catbird seat for global smartphone shipments has been short-lived. Just a scant three months ago, the maker of the iPhone knocked Nokia out of the top spot. Now Samsung and its lineup of Android smartphones are top dog.

  • Opinion: iPhone 4S, iPad 2 Get Rudimentary iOS 5 Jailbreak

    Two weeks after the release of the iPhone 4S, a member of the iPhone Dev-Team has discovered a "very preliminary" jailbreak for iOS 5 running on the iPhone 4S and the iPad 2, according to iClarified, via TechCrunch.

  • News: 10 Truly Geeky Halloween Costumes

    Let's face it--Halloween for adults is basically an excuse to dress up in spooktacular outfits and show them off to others. Of course, typical Halloween costumes are all too commonplace and overrated, so why not add in a bit of geeky charm?

  • News: Apple's Siri-Enabled TV: 4 Problems

    Apple may soon let you throw away your television remote and instead simply tell your TV what to do with commands like, "Switch to the Jets game on ESPN at 6 p.m." At least, that is reportedly Apple's vision for a new TV running a version of Siri, Apple's digital personal assistant that debuted recently on the iPhone 4S.

  • News: iPhone 5 rumor roll-up for the week ending Oct. 28

    The iOSsphere hungers for news about iPhone 5. It can't let go of LTE, and new images of what the Next iPhone will look like again rear their Photoshopped pixels. Contemplating a quad-core mobile processor causes swooning.


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