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  • News: Softbank announces 110 Mbps network, may handle iPhones

    Softbank, Japan's third-largest mobile carrier and exclusive purveyor of the Apple iPhone in the country, said Thursday it would launch in November a new data network allowing downloads of up to 110 Mbps (megabits per second), faster than many wired connections provide today.

  • News: Nokia lays off 3,500 employees

    Nokia is planning to lay off an additional 3,500 employees, as the company continues to restructure after announcing its decision to focus on Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system.

  • News: Apple to axe iPod shuffle, classic

    Apple plans to get streamline the iPod range by killing off the iPod classic and iPod shuffle, a report claims.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Number one, with an icon

    Deciphering Apple's intentions is even more challenging than figuring out the Kremlin's, though there's definitely some similarity. Elsewhere, the Thunderbolt Display is ripped to shreds, iTunes movies surface around the world, and is it finally time to bid adieu to some venerable Apple products? The remainders for Wednesday, September 28, 2011 promised themselves they wouldn't cry.

  • Opinion: Kindle Touch Looks Like a Winner at $99

    Lost in Wednesday's Kindle Fire hoopla was the fact that Amazon also launched three new e-readers: the $79 Kindle; $99 Kindle Touch; and $149 Kindle Touch 3G. Unlike their predecessors, which Amazon will continue to sell (for now), none of the new models have a physical keyboard.

  • Opinion: MS-Samsung Patent Deal: Great News for Windows Phones

    The success of Samsung's Galaxy S Android phones just became a cash cow for Microsoft, thanks to a patent cross-licensing agreement in which Microsoft gets paid for every Android phone or tablet Samsung sells.

  • News: The Week in iOS Accessories: Feeling remote

    Your iPhone or iPad is surely useful to you, but let's face it: Apple's mobile products are also just plain fun. In researching this week's roundup of accessories, we've spotted tanks, wall-climbing cars, and a few new speaker systems tailed specifically for iOS devices. And if you're still looking for something useful, we've got you covered there, as well.

  • Opinion: Tizen: A Viable Android Alternative at Last?

    It's no secret that the Linux-based MeeGo mobile platform has been struggling for some time, despite Intel's pledge of continuing support and all the positive reviews it has received. Now, it looks like that struggle has come to an end.

  • News: iPhone 5: Voice recognition will be included-analyst

    Apple will unveil one new iPhone next week at Cupertino, Piper Jaffray reckons, and it will support voice recognition.

  • News: Amazon Kindle Touch not available in the UK

    Amazon's newest eReader, the Kindle Touch, hasn't been made available in the UK.

  • News: Amazon Announces $199 Tablet, New Kindle E-Readers

    After months of hype, Amazon today announced the Kindle Fire, a 7-inch tablet with a $199 price tag. Amazon also refreshed its line of e-readers with a $149 Kindle Touch 3G, a $99 Kindle Touch without 3G, and a non-Touch $79 Kindle.

  • News: Zenprise offers iPad app for secure SharePoint access

    Positioned as a data loss prevention tool, the app and server software focus on enforcing SharePoint content policies on iOS devices

  • £89 Amazon Kindle

    Amazon has slashed the price of its hugely successful Amazon Kindle

  • Opinion: Windows Phone 7, Day 23: A Camera Isn't Just for Photos

    Once upon a time, I used my smartphone camera to take pictures of things so I could share them on social networks like Facebook and Twitter, With Windows Phone 7 "Mango" I can still do that, but "Mango" also comes with a whole new bag of tricks for the camera that are much more useful. For today's 30 Days With Windows Phone 7 post I will take a look at some of the more creative ways "Mango" uses the camera.

  • News: Mango Arrives with a Wi-Fi Tethering Surprise

    It's here. Windows Phone 7.5 "Mango" started rolling out to devices today, and it brought a few surprises along for the ride.

  • News: Microsoft signs Android licensing deal with Samsung

    Microsoft has signed a cross-license patent agreement with Samsung Electronics that grants Microsoft royalties from Samsung's Android-based smartphones and tablets, Microsoft said in a statement on Wednesday.

  • Opinion: RIP iPod? Not So Fast

    As the iPod’s 10-year anniversary looms next month, some are preparing to say goodbye to the popular media player credited for boosting Apple’s fortunes over the past decade. But don’t shed a tear for the iPod. Even though the line has not received any groundbreaking updates lately, the iPod lives on in Apple’s touchscreen devices.

  • News: Intel drops MeeGo mobile OS, backs Tizen against Android

    Linux Foundation and Limo Foundation are rebooting their efforts to compete with Apple and the Android camp by merging MeeGo and Limo into a new operating system called Tizen, with the backing of Intel and Samsung.

  • News: Sony buys medical device maker, eyes new business line

    Sony said Wednesday it had acquired a small medical researcher in the U.S. and plans to enter the market for portable medical testing.

  • News: Official: Apple iPhone event taking place Tuesday 4 October

    Apple is holding an iPhone-themed event for media on Tuesday 4 October at its Cupertino campus, it has been officially confirmed.



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