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  • News: iPhone 5 Experiment: The queuing begins

    Rob Shoesmith, the man who plans to camp out for as long as a month to get his hands on the next-generation iPhone first, has begun queuing outside the Apple Store in Covent Garden.

  • News: Apple Store down - iPhone 5 pre-order today?

    The closure of the Apple online store is typically used to herald the announcement of new products available for sale. We think it might be an iPhone 5 pre-order scheme today.

  • News: Japan to launch smartphone-only TV broadcast channel

    A television broadcast viewable only on smartphones and tablets with special tuners will go live across Japan next year, according to a venture funded by the country's largest television stations and mobile operator.

  • News: NTT DoCoMo phone: you're hungry, but don't eat yet

    "Your hunger level is 60%. Refrain from snacking even if you are hungry."

  • Opinion: Apple's iPhone 4S announcement crashes popular sites

    If you had trouble getting updates on this morning's iPhone 4S Apple keynote, you weren't alone. Almost every major tech news site suffered at least some downtime during the introduction of the new iPhone 4S.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Please, sir, can I have some more?

    I know, I know. You've read about the iPhone 4S all day. But you just can't get enough! Don't you worry your pretty little heads: The remainders for Tuesday, October 4, 2011 are happy to serve another helping.

  • News: 4 ways the iPhone 4S beats its predecessor

    The new iPhone 4S unveiled Tuesday has four important wireless networking enhancements that its predecessor lacked, including dual-network world phone capabilities and the fact that it is available through a third U.S. carrier: Sprint.

  • News: The iPhone 4S debuts

    Apple took the wraps off the next iPhone Tuesday, and Macworld's Jason Snell and Dan Moren were on hand to cover the event. Now they stop by the Macworld Podcast along with Daring Fireball's John Gruber to tell you what they saw and to lend some perspective to Tuesday's Apple news.

  • Opinion: New iPhone 4S: Top 5 Letdowns

    Apple's new iPhone 4S has some impressive upgrades, including voice controls, a faster processor, and a better camera. But to millions of tech fans hoping to be dazzled by Apple's latest creation, the 4S is, well, a tad disappointing. Here are the top pre-launch rumors that didn't come true:

  • News: iPhone 4S chatter swamps the Web

    Apple's iPhone 4S announcement in Cupertino, Calif., predictably turned into a major social media event, prompting techies to post tens of thousands of related tweets on Twitter, thousands of thumbs-up likes on Facebook, and hundreds of comments on popular news sites during the 90 minute-long event.

  • News: AppleCare+ for iPhone covers accidental damage

    With all the big Apple news on Tuesday, you'll be forgiven if you missed a change the company made to its AppleCare extended-service offering for the iPhone. But that change is significant and will make the plan more appealing to some users.

  • Opinion: iPhone 4S – 3 reasons why it is better for business users

    In case you missed it, Apple held a little event today. While no iPhone 5 was unveiled, Apple did announce a retooled, and updated iPhone 4--the iPhone 4S--which will be available on October 14.

  • News: Apple will pay your $200 for your gently used iPhone 4

    If history is any guide, the advent of the iPhone 4S will soon render the iPhone 4 both significantly less sexy and significantly less valuable on the resale market. But the good news for early adopters is that Apple will pay them up to $200 to buy back their mint-condition iPhone 4.

  • News: Oracle shows JavaFX on iOS and Android

    The company also pitches Project Avatar dynamic client effort and delays Java SE 8 to the summer of 2013

  • Opinion: Take a Lego Gears of War Lancer to a Rubber-Band Fight

    Halfway through Gears of War 3, I realized that a Lancer assault rifle would be a very effective tool for keeping the raccoons out of my garbage can. It all made sense. Then I realized that the technology doesn't exist, and more problematic, PETA wouldn't be too happy about it.

  • News: Apple.com crashes as iPhone 4S unveiled

    Shortly before Apple unveiled the iPhone 4S, the company's Web site went down.

  • News: Apple: It's the iPhone 4S, not the iPhone 5

    Apple's new CEO Tim Cook and other company executives today introduced the new iPhone 4S, an upgrade to the existing iPhone 4 that features the same faster dual-core processor now used in the iPad 2.

  • News: Summary: iPhone 4S grabs the spotlight at Apple event

    Apple unveiled a new iPhone Tuesday where the most significant changes--including new voice control features--are all on the smartphone's inside. The iPhone 4S highlighted a press event where Apple also announced release dates for iOS 5 and its iCloud online storage and sync service as well as a new card design app for iOS devices.

  • News: Apple iPhone 5 launch: today's announcements in brief

    Apple held a press event at its US headquarters today to update journalists on its incredible string of commercial successes and to flesh out details of its much anticipated new iOS software. The Apple iPhone 5, which was strongly rumoured to be unveiled at the press conference in Cupertino, California, did not make an appearance. However, Apple CEO Tim Cook did take the wraps off new models of iPod nano and iPod touch and the iPhone 4S

  • News: iPhone 4S: Upgraded iPhone offers 'intelligent' assistant

    The enhanced model also upgrades the camera and processor, ups the memory and storage capacity, and will be available on Sprint



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