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  • News: Apple Stores Require iPhone 4S Shoppers 'Reserve' Phone Online

    Eager iPhone 4S shoppers need to log onto Apple.com the night before buying the phone at their local Apple store so they can "reserve" their purchase for the next day. The unusual approach to iPhone 4S sales is to prevent lines and disappointed shoppers at Apple Stores as the newest iPhone 4S continues to break sales records.

  • News: Use of BBC iPlayer on tablets surges

    The number of tablet PCs used to access the online catch-up TV service, BBC iPlayer, continue to surge.

  • News: iPhone 4S supplies tighten

    Apple on Monday instituted a reservation-only policy for iPhone 4S retail sales, hinting at a repeat of the smartphone's annual supply-and-demand mismatches.

  • News: Developers expect much from today's Android 4 upgrade

    Fragmentation and bugs beset the popular mobile platform, and the 'Ice Cream Sandwich' update details remain a mystery

  • News: iPhone 4S hits 4 million mark

    Apple sold over four million units of the iPhone 4S in the three days after its launch on October 14

  • News: HTC loses initial patent ruling against Apple

    The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Monday that Apple did not violate four patents held by HTC, which said it intends to appeal.

  • Opinion: More Image Editing Tricks for Brightening Shadows

    You already know that life is full of compromises--like the way you have to eat your broccoli before you get desert, or promise to walk the dog in order to get your spouse to agree to let you, you know, get a dog. So too with photography: A "good exposure" sometimes means that while most of the photo looks fine, there are some deep shadows lacking in detail, like in my photo of a Coast Guard sailor protecting the Staten Island Ferry enroute to Manhattan. Last week I talked about a few techniques for brightening shadows to reveal hidden details This week, let's wrap it up with a couple more ways to selectively improve the quality of your photographs.

  • Opinion: Teaser Page Offers Sneak Peek at Motorola Droid RAZR

    Motorola is offering a quick glimpse--well, if your timing is right--of its new Verizon 4G phone scheduled to debut Wednesday at a media event in New York City. Here's a screen grab of the device as it appeared on the teaser site earlier today.

  • News: How do they do IT? eHealth's bleeding edge part 2

    Part two of Computerworld Australia's look at how IT underpins the health sector.

  • News: Google adds coupon redemption to Google Wallet

    Google Monday unveiled an expanded Google Wallet that adds coupon redemption and other features to its mobile payments capabilities.

  • Opinion: Do you REALLY need that new mobile phone?

    The new iPhone is much like the previous model, but you can also get Android "Gingerbread", Android "Honeycomb" or Windows Phone 7.5 "Mango," with Google-Samsung's "Ice Cream Sandwich" in Hong Kong this week. But living on desserts isn't ideal for your health.

  • News: Early iPhone 4S Problems

    According to Apple, the iPhone 4S is selling very, very well. But not everyone is having a smooth experience with Apple's latest handset. A handful of issues are causing problems for a subset of users.

  • News: RIM's free apps, tech support get measure of support

    Reaction was somewhat positive to Research in Motion's compensation offer to its customers after last week's global BlackBerry outage that lasted as long three days for some users.

  • Opinion: Use iOS 5's Shortcuts to Create Second E-Mail Signature

    By default, Apple's iOS limits you to one e-mail signature. That's fine if you only need one, but I know plenty of business people who'd prefer different signatures for different e-mail accounts, different recipients (co-workers versus clients, for example), and so on.

  • How-Tos: Bulk delete email on an iPhone

    Reader Arnie Goldstein asks the question that every iOS user has had flit through their mind at one time or another:

  • Opinion: DNA Art Brings a Whole New Meaning to Personal Portrait

    DNA 11 makes art out of your DNA sequence, fingerprint, or kiss imprint, taking the idea of a personal portrait to a whole different level. Want your DNA sequence hanging above your bed? Simply make your color and size choices, send away for your collection kit, swab your cheek, send the kit back, and voilà--you have a canvas print that is as personal as it can get. Fingerprints are collected using ink and kiss imprints with lipstick.

  • News: A Huge Speed Boost Is on the Way to Firefox for Android

    If there's one thing browser users can't get enough of, it's speed, and Mozilla has just announced that it's working on a change to the Android version of Firefox that will deliver a huge surge of just that.

  • News: Apple sells record 4 million iPhones over launch weekend

    Apple today said that it had sold more than 4 million iPhone 4S smartphones since the device reached retail last Friday.

  • News: iPhone 4S Sales Top 4 Million in First Weekend

    Apple's latest shiny gadget has proven enormously popular, even for an Apple device, with over 4 million units sold.

  • News: 1 in 6 UK mobile phones are poopy, study finds

    New research out of England finds that 1 in 6 mobile phones there are contaminated with fecal matter, most likely due to poor hand washing habits.


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