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  • Opinion: iOS 5 vs. Android: Similar Features, Different Approaches

    When Apple launches iOS 5 next week, iPhone and iPad users will get a bunch of features that Android users already enjoy, including notifications, wireless syncing, and PC-free operation.

  • News: iPhone 4S preordering: Early-morning snags frustrate early adopters

    The iPhone 4S, Apple’s latest smartphone offering, went on sale in the U.S. at around 12:40 a.m. PT Friday, after a lengthy period where the company’s online store displayed the “be back soon” graphic. The websites for AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint, the three U.S. carriers that offer the iPhone, began taking orders around the same time. However, for those who stayed up late—or in the case of some people on the east coast, woke up early—to try to be the first to get their orders in, the process wasn’t always a smooth one.

  • Opinion: Sprint Now Making All the Right Moves

    Sprint has had a painful run over the past few years, with poor financial performance and high subscriber attrition. But things appear to be looking up for the country's (distant) third-place wireless carrier.

  • News: iPhone 4S pre-order problems reported

    Macworld has received reports of frustrated customers being unable to pre-order the iPhone 4S through Apple's website this morning.

  • News: Sprint speeds LTE rollout, now starting in mid-2012

    Sprint officials today announced an accelerated rollout of LTE wireless technology on Friday -- and that it will continue to support its millions of Wimax smartphone and device customers beyond 2012.

  • News: Apple, carriers begin accepting iPhone 4S preorders

    As promised, Apple began accepting iPhone 4S preorders in the wee hours of Friday morning, although the initial preorder launch suffered just the sort of snafus you'd expect.

  • News: Ice Cream Sandwich Launch Delayed

    Google and Samsung mysteriously pulled the plug Friday on the expected release of a new version of the Android operating system code named Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS).

  • News: YouTube launches movie rental service in the UK

    Film fans in the UK can now access a range of them via the YouTube video-sharing site. The Google-owned video-sharing site YouTube has started offering movie downloads in the UK, following successful launches in the US and Canada.

  • News: Sprint says it's ready for iPhone's traffic

    Sprint officials said the carrier is ready to handle the increased data demand from its sales of the iPhone as the carrier continues a nationwide network consolidation project called Network Vision.

  • Opinion: Windows Phone 7, Day 29: Five Things I Lik3 about WP7 'Mango'

    Following the established precedent from past "30 Days" series, Day 28 was devoted to my top five complaints about Windows Phone 7. Today's 30 Days With Windows Phone 7 post is the counter to yesterday--my five favorite things about Windows Phone 7 "Mango".

  • News: iPhone 4S Pre-Orders Begin

    Apple is now taking advance orders for the iPhone 4S, with shipments due to arrive next Friday, October 14.

  • News: iPhone 4S pre-orders open today

    The Apple Store is now back online after going down in preparation for the opening of pre-orders for the iPhone 4S, which will be available next week.

  • News: Where to Sell Your Old iPhone or How to Pick One Up Cheaply

    Now that Apple's iPhone 4S is about to arrive, the dash is on as Apple acolytes hurry to dump their older model and get some cash to buy the new phone.

  • News: Unlocked iPhone 4S coming in November

    Early Friday morning, Apple revealed that if you’d like to purchase an unlocked iPhone 4S, you’ll be able to do so come November.

  • 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.


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