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  • News: Apple iPhone 5 Event Set for Oct. 4

    Apple has officially invited members of the media to an event on October 4 when the iPhone 5 announcement is expected. The event will be held at Apple’s Cupertino campus at 10am PT, and invite simply says “Let’s talk iPhone”, along with four iOS icons depicting the date, time and location of the venue.

  • News: Apple to hold iPhone special event on Oct. 4

    The rumors will soon come to an end: Apple on Tuesday sent invitations to members of the press, including Macworld, announcing an iPhone-themed special event on October 4 at 10 a.m. Pacific in Cupertino.

  • News: Amazon's Kindle Tablet: iPad Rival or E-reader on Steroids?

    Amazon is expected to unveil a 7-inch Kindle tablet on Wednesday, but it’s unclear whether it would be an iPad competitor, or a spruced-up e-reader with movies, music and apps. Other small screen tablets, such as the BlackBerry PlayBook, did not make a dent to iPad sales, so can Amazon succeed where others have failed?

  • News: BoxTone blends mobile device control with enterprise directories, policies

    BoxTone has extended its mobile device management suite to tie into existing enterprise policy-setting, security, and compliance tools. IT administrators can set policies and BoxTone applies them automatically to mobile users and devices, including Android smartphones and iPads.

  • News: Android Doubles iPhone in New Smartphone Sales

    Android devices have outsold the iPhone by a 2-to-1 margin in the past three months, according to a new Nielsen survey.

  • Opinion: Best Time to Shoot, Understanding Lens Crop

    Have a question about digital photography? Send it to me. I reply to as many as I can--though given the quantity of e-mails that I get, I can’t promise a personal reply to each one. I round up the most interesting questions about once a month here in Digital Focus.

  • News: Intermec offers mobile management update

    Intermec, which has made its name over four decades as a provider of rugged mobile devices mainly for service delivery and warehouse use, is moving quickly into mobile management software and services.

  • News: Nokia ships the N9, its first and last MeeGo phone

    Nokia has started shipping the N9, its first and last smartphone based on the MeeGo operating system, the company said on Tuesday.

  • News: Sony clip-on screen attachment makes Vaio laptops 3D

    Sony said Tuesday it will sell a screen attachment for its Vaio laptops that allows users to view 3D movies and images without glasses.

  • News: How Microsoft Research helped Craig Mundie speak Chinese

    Craig Mundie, Microsoft's chief research and strategy officer, doesn't speak Chinese. But on Tuesday he did, via a life-like virtual avatar shown at the company's offices in Beijing that can simulate his voice and speak in other languages.

  • How-Tos: How to Recover a Lost Phone, Tablet, or Laptop

    The bad news: At some point, your cell phone is likely to go missing. Whether it falls out of your pocket in a cab, or you leave it unattended in a public place for a few seconds only to have it swiped by someone with sticky fingers and low moral fiber, your phone is vulnerable. In fact, according to a report from security software company Symantec, 36 percent of U.S. consumers have had a cell phone disappear on them.

  • News: Remains of the Day: iPhone home

    Tired of iPhone rumors? Let me make this easy for you: It's coming out sometime, at a place, with lots of new features for a certain price! There, done. Now unless you're interested in the latest developments in the case of the lost prototype or how Apple's former CEO destroyed the fabric of comics, you don't even have to read the remainders for Monday, September 26, 2011.

  • News: T-Mobile: HTC Amaze and Samsung Galaxy S II go on sale Oct. 12

    T-Mobile USA unveiled its fastest 4G smartphones, both running dual-core 1.5 GHz processors and going on sale Oct. 12.

  • News: Android beats iPhone 2-to-1 in new smartphone purchases

    Apple's iPhone lost share among U.S. consumers who bought a mobile phone in the last three months, while the share for devices running Google's Android climbed, Nielsen said Monday.

  • News: Arduino Strikes Again, This Time in Vintage Form

    Yeah, I know; you’re probably getting sick of hearing about all the cool things people make using the Arduino microcontroller, but check this: A 1975 Bally Wizard pinball machine transformed into an atomic-synced alarm clock. A what? A rad-looking pinball machine with bad-ass chicks and dudes who light up, sound to wake you up, and a clock to tell you time until you go to bed.

  • News: T-Mobile phones to run on speedy network

    The first two smartphones to run on T-Mobile's fast HSPA+42 network are coming soon, the operator announced Monday.

  • News: T-Mobile Adds Samsung Galaxy S II, HTC Amaze 4G to Lineup

    At the GigaOM Mobilize 2011 Conference today in San Francisco, T-Mobile showed off the latest additions to its selection of 4G phones.

  • News: Android adoption accelerates, says Nielsen

    Google's Android mobile operating system is still steadily expanding its share of the U.S. smartphone market, as Nielsen reports that 43% of American smartphone subscribers use Android-based devices.

  • Opinion: Windows Phone 7, Day 22: Talking to 'Mango'

    30 Days With Windows Phone 7: Day 22

  • News: Nokia anti-counterfeit campaign nets 11,000 items

    Nokia's campaign against counterfeit handsets recorded a major breakthrough when 11,000 Nokia items were confiscated in downtown Nairobi.

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